The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s premier mariachi event, Noche de Romance, returns to the Guadalupe Theater on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 8 pm and Sunday, April 24, at 5 pm, featuring the award-winning Mariachi Azteca de America performing an array of traditional Mexican love songs, boleros, baladas, and rancheras. Audiences return year after year for the romance and grandeur of the night, along with the intimate setting of the historic Guadalupe Theater in San Antonio, located at 1301 Guadalupe St.
Led by Guadalupe Traditional Music Program Director Gino Rivera, Mariachi Azteca de America’s versatile ensemble of musicians delivers dynamic performances of classic songs by Mexican musical luminaries such as Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Juan Gabriel and Agustin Lara. This year, concert-goers will be treated to a special tribute to the legendary Vicente Fernandez, also known as “El Rey,” along with special featured guest Arturo Vargas, a world-class vocalist and member of the renowned Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán. Local talents Rhonda Garcia and Mateo Lopez will also participate in the program, which will open with the Guadalupe Youth Mariachi Ensemble.
Gonzaba Medical Group is sponsoring Noche de Romance performances, which are open to the public, on Saturday April 23 at 8 p.m. and Sunday April 24 at 5 p.m. Tickets cost $25, $30 and $35, and table sponsorships are available. The Saturday performance includes a preconcert reception for sponsors and members of the music academy.
Noche de Romance supports the continued expansion and development of Guadalupe’s Traditional Music Academy and Youth Mariachi Ensemble. Funds raised by the concert help to ensure that the mariachi tradition will Iive on for future generations while supporting students’ public performances and the annual summer mariachi camp.
The medical group also is sponsoring special private concerts for the local senior community and area schools. The concerts are offered by invitation and will take place on Friday, April 22 for seniors and on Monday, April 25 for students.
Saturday, April 23, 2022 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 24, 2022 5:00 pm
Special Private Concerts by Invitation:
Friday, April 22, 2022, for Seniors
Monday, April 25, 2022, for School Students
Where: Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio, TX 78207
Tickets available: $25/$30/$35
Table Sponsors available
About the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center was founded in 1980 as a nonprofit, multi-disciplinary organization. Located in the heart of San Antonio’s westside, the Guadalupe is one of the largest community-based organizations in the US with the mission to cultivate, promote and preserve traditional and contemporary Chicano, Latino and Native American arts and culture through multidisciplinary programming.