Chicano Music Festival | July 30-August 2
The Chicano Music Festival showcases the rich diversity of Chicano music, including rancheras, calypso, cumbias, traditional ballads, waltzes and polkas – the textured and powerful sounds of folk trios – Chicano rock ensembles and mariachis.
A celebration of music, art and culture, this year marks Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center‘s 19th annual Chicano Music Festival.
The line-up of bands includes Tejano Hearts, the Jon Maez Band performing some of the best New Mexico sounds in Colorado, and The Mood Express - a Denver “Chicano Big Band” and 2014 Inductee in the Chicano Music Hall of Fame.
The documenatary ”Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano” – outlining the life story of the legendary Lalo Guerrero “Father of Chicano Music” - will be screened on July 31. The film takes viewers through 70 years of Mexicano/Chicano history using Guerrero’s music as the background.
This festival is Su Teatro’s annual centerpiece fundraiser and along with live music, includes a silent and live auction featuring Chicano art by local and national artists.
Food is a big part of the event, festival goers can treat themselves to roasted corn, hotdogs and hamburgers with fresh roasted green chile and more!
Festival passes are $35, individual event tickets vary. All events will take place at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center. View the complete festival schedule here or call 303-296-0219 for more information.
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