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13th annual Pet-A-Palooza back at Star Nursery Fields

13th annual Pet-A-Palooza back at Star Nursery Fields

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Apr 20, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The 13th annual Pet-A-Palooza is back at the Star Nursery Fields at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 Russell Road, on Saturday, April 21.

This year's headliners on the Findlay Volkswagen main stage include Mix 94.1 artists Matt Nathanson, Kris Allen, Haley Reinhart, Graffiti 6 and Megan & Liz.

Matt Nathanson is a dynamic singer-songwriter that was featured on VH1's 'You Oughta Know' and his newest release Modern Love, includes the hit single 'Faster' and the new single, 'Run' -- featuring Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

Kris Allen is the winner of the 8th season of American Idol, and has released singles such as, 'Live Like We Were Dying" and his newest single, 'The Vision of Love," will be available March 26, 2012.

Hayley Reinhart is also an American Idol alum, she placed third on the 10th season of the show.  Her new album and single, 'Free' are due to drop on March 20, 2012.

Graffiti6 hail from Britain, with an unexpected sound and are VH1's 'You Oughta Know' artists for March 2012, their newest album release is "Colours".

Mix 94.1's Pet-a-Palooza made its debut on April 15, 2000 at Cragin Park and attracted nearly 4,000 pet lovers and 1,500 animals.

Pet-a-Palooza now attracts over 15,000 pet lovers and over 4,000 pets each year.  Additionally, over 45 different animal rescue groups and non-profit organizations are on-site with their adoptable animals.

The annual event also features a variety of vendors and exhibitors and pet adoptions.

Admission is $8 for adults and free to children 3 and under.  Attendees can receive $1 off the admission price with a donation of pet canned food item at the gate.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.