William “Carlton” Gálvez of Kyle, Berenice Stille of Houston and Bryanna Rich of San Antonio will join Gino Rivera’s Mariachi Azteca de América at the Festival People en Español on Saturday, August 30 at San Antonio’s Henry B. González Convention Center. The team will represent the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza at the third annual Festival People en Español event this Labor Day weekend with a performance starting at 9:40 a.m. Carlton, Berenice, and Bryanna represent some of the many young artists who will be in San Antonio participating in the festival along with top-name Latin celebrities such as Becky G., Zendaya, Las Fénix, Leslie Grace, Matt Hunter, and Miguelito. This Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza presentation is free and and open to the public.
On the evening of Saturday, August 30, Becky G. and Zendaya will also take the stage to perform their chart-topping hits at the Lila Cockrell Theatre for the Chicas Poderosas Concert, powered by Disney. Tickets start at $25, and are available now through Ticketmaster.
William “Carlton” Gálvez
For the past two years, People en Español has contributed to the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza by awarding scholarships and grants to winners of the Extravaganza group and vocal competitions. A total of $10,000 was awarded to last year’s competition winners. Among these William “Carlton” Gálvez received $2,000 as “Best Mariachi Vocalist in the U.S.” Bryanna Rich won third place in the middle school vocal competition, and Berenice Stille was a finalist in the high school category. Click here for a complete list of winners.
Many thanks to these three outstanding vocalists, and to Mariachi Azteca de América, for representing the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza at Festival People en Español. We look foward to seeing everyone this weekend for what will undoubtedly be a spectacular event! For more information, visit peopleenespanol.com.
Bryanna Rich with members of Mariachi Vargas