Tune in to Azteca America – KUVM TV– Channel 34 (Houston) at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 25 for a 30 minute Mariachi Music Special recapping the Mariachi Vargas concert last weekend! Filmed live at the Wortham Center’s Brown Theater, the special includes performances from Houston’s favorite Mariachi MECA, the award winning Mariachi Hermosura, young, talented vocalists Esteban Velasquez (Odessa), Selena Elizondo (San Antonio) and Virginia Stille (Houston) as well as the internationally acclaimed Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan.
Sponsored by Fiesta Mart and Goya, Mariachi Vargas’ Houston concert included a week of mariachi music performances at Fiesta Mart locations with Goya product sampling, mariachi music master classes at MECA and an unforgettable evening with Mariachi Vargas at the Wortham Center. The week-long celebration of mariachi music came to a close with Daniel Martinez of Mariachi Vargas singing at a traditional mariachi mass at San Jose Catholic Church. Highlights celebrating the cultural tradition of mariachi music are included in the 30-minute special produced by TV Azteca and MPR. Special thanks to Marin Morales of TV AZTECA for your hard work on the project and Eva Maria Campbell Morales who serves as host of the show. Copies of the special are available by request through mariachimusic.com or at 210-225-3353.
Mark your calendars for November 21st for the 15th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio which promises to be a celebration like never before! Be sure you are registered at mariachimusic.com to receive notifications on important registration deadlines and concert ticket information. Feel free to forward this information to interested parties and post on myspace, facebook and other social media websites. Thank you for your support of mariachi music!