The city of San Marcos held the first part of its annual Keep San Marcos Spring Concert Series Thursday March 20.
In part of its annual spring concert series, the city of San Marcos held the Keep San Marcos Beautiful concert event. The event was open to the public and was used to commemorate the beauty of the city. Adam Berglan, the student chairman from the recreation department of Texas State, was involved in putting together the concert series; he describes the purpose behind Keep San Marcos Beautiful.
“The Keep San Marcos Beautiful Concert Series started as a concert series that attracted people throughout San Marcos. the keep San Marcos was an initiative meant to unify San Marcos and improve the natural resources we have and so KSNB began promoting themselves at our outdoor events and helping educate the citizens of San Marcos.”
– Adam Berglan
The free concert series featured art contests with individuals and groups creating works of art depicting the city’s beauty through reusing and recycling material. The event also featured an array of music talent such as The Spazmatics, who were the headlining music group, along with art and eco friendly vendors. Natalie Lopez, a vendor at the concert series event, describes what brought her out to the event.
“This is actually my first time coming here, I have seen this in the past but never set up as a vendor so I thought this year I might try because there is several vendors here. Mostly I’m local and its just getting involved in the community.”
– Natalie Lopez
The Keep San Marcos Beautiful concert series will continue every Thursday through April 10. Acts for the concert series include The Georges with Ashleigh Stone, The Crystal Creek Boys and The City Limits Us All, and The Black Market Club with Christina Murphy. The city of San Marcos plans to continue raising awareness about the beauty of the city through various concert events which will be held throughout the year including fall and summer. To find out more about “Keep San Marcos Beautiful” or events going on in the community check out http://www.sanmarcostx.go/concert to learn more.
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