A showcase of mariachi talent from San Antonio including high school, all-female, and top level professional performers.
Headlining will be a stellar performance by Sebastien De La Cruz featuring the traditional sounds of Mariachi Azteca de América. Mariachi Lab will also include Mariachi Guerrera Quetzalli with the powerful vocalist Beatriz La Emperatriz Pueblo and performances by all-female groups Las Cornales and Las Altenas. Featuring a shortdocumentary titled “¡GO SEBASTIEN GO!”, produced by the Cevallos Brothers and directed by Eva Longoria.
A variety of vocal, music and dance workshops will be hosted by Sebastien De Las Cruz, Vanessa Del Fierro from Las Coronelas, and Grupo Folklórico de Bendiciones Located on three separate stages at the Historic Pearl Brewery, the event is free to the public.
Amphitheater — High School Showcase, 3-7pm
● 3 pm- Holmes High School Mariachi Oro
● 4 pm- Brackenridge High School Mariachi
● 5 pm- Burbank High School Estrellas De Oro
● 6 pm- Seguin High School Mariachi Matador
Pearl Studio — Workshops, 3-6pm
● 3 pm- Vocal Workshop by Sebastien De La Cruz
● 4 pm- Workshop for Girls by Vanessa Del Fierro from Las Coronelas
● 5 pm- Dance Workshop by Grupo Folklorico de Bendiciones Professional Dancers
Anthony Salazar and Anna Pina
Parquito Showcase, 3-7 pm
● 3 pm- Las Coronelas
● 4 pm- Mariachi Sing-A- Long with Mariachi Azul De San Antonio
● 5 pm- Grito Contest
● 6 pm- Trio Cantares De Mi Tierra
The Stable — Las Mujeres (all female Mariachi groups) 4-7pm
● 4 pm- Mariachi Guerrera Quetzalli featuring Beatriz La Emperatriz Del Pueblo
● 5 pm- Las Coronelas
● 6 pm- Las Altenas
Pearl Park — Mariachi Showcase, Film and Grand Finale, 7-9 pm
● 7 pm- Las Altenas
● 7:45 pm- Screening of "¡GO SEBASTIEN GO!"
● 8 pm -9 pm Performance by Sebastien De La Cruz featuring Mariachi Azteca De
Las Coronelas: Mariachi leader, Vanessa Del Fierro from Las Coronales will lead the workshop and demonstrate what it's like to be a female mariachi musician. She will also demonstrate the application of mariachi music to other areas of music, culture, and art. Discussion of techniques and posture for instrumentation and vocals. She will give a demonstration of different musical categories in Mariachi and how to interpret each, including Bolero, Rancheras, Son Jalisciense, Son Veracruzano, and huapangos.
Ballet Folklórico de Bendiciones: The folklórico workshop hosted by Grupo Folklorico de Bendiciones will feature professional dancers, Anthony Salazar & Ana Pina. It is an opportunity to learn how to execute footwork and turns like a pro. Come join us for a fun-filled and exciting workshop for all ages.
Sebastien Vocal Workshop: This workshop will be conducted by Sebastien De La Cruz, this session will include, vocal warm-up practices, techniques, and preparation for shows.