Friday Jul 13, 2018
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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An opportunity for musicians from around the country to perform and compete for the opening slot in the Mariachi Spectacular Concert the following evening.
Celebrate 28 years of Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque! This 4-day event lives up to its name by presenting world-renowned professional groups showcasing a variety of styles within the Mariachi tradition. Performances are passionate, heart rendering interpretations of Mariachi classic songs. Conference attendees, as well as the general public, can experience Mariachi music at its best, right here in Albuquerque. Attend Mariachi conference workshops, live concerts, jam sessions and more during Mariachi Spectacular week.
The Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque Showcase Competition Concert provides an opportunity for musicians from around the country who have attended the 3-day Mariachi Spectacular Conference to perform for the people of Albuquerque and to compete for the opening slot in the Mariachi Spectacular Concert scheduled for the following evening at Sandia Casino Amphitheater.
The diversity of talent makes the Showcase Competition and Concert and crowd favorite and a very entertaining evening for all to enjoy. Several Albuquerque groups will be competing - come cheer on local music! This is a *FREE* family friendly event - a great night of live music and cultural entertainment!
Don't miss this wonderful evening of entertainment and rich cultural heritage on Civic Plaza, **FREE** Bring your family and friends! Kid friendly/dog friendly/bike friendly! Parking available under Civic Plaza.