Annual Longview Alleyfest Opens

A festival of live music, food and good times is underway in Longview tonight. The final touches were put on downtown Longview today for the 28th annual Alleyfest. The event draws thousands each year, with arts and crafts, street entertainers and a small army of food vendors. Over the years, top entertainment has been brought in to entertain big crowds. Many of those entertainers say they enjoy returning because the crowds are so enthusiastic.

I love this festival like I say its always a great turnout, the crew that does it here is always great, it's just a pleasure to play this show" said festival performer Wes Jans.

The 2006 Alleyfest features art, food, and music,  all on downtown Longview, there are all kinds of scheduled events, including a performance from three dog night. For a look at the entire schedule, just click on the Alleyfest link.