Wow! Last weekend’s SON JAROCHO festival showed VERACRUZ’s beautiful culture
See below videos + photos of this amazing annual Bay Area event!
Son Jarocho Festival
Tuesday, January 30, 20187:00 PM
Sunday, February 4, 20183:30 PM
Brava Theater Center
2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110
Explore the folkloric music style of Veracruz during a week-long festival of live music, community fandango, workshops with master artists, and youth activities
This year’s festival features Caña Dulce Caña Brava – appearing for the 1st time in the US!
See 2 videos!
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Friday, Feb 2
Fandango de La Candelaria
7pm – 11pm
Join us for the cultural convening ritual known as Fandango de La Candelaria, a late-night session of instruments, dancing, voices and verse.
Bring your instruments and your dancing shoes! This is a FREE community event for all to enjoy.
Saturday, Feb 3
5:30pm – pre performance reception*
6:30pm – doors open
7:00pm – concert
Celebrate the women of Jarocho with a live concert featuring the first ever Bay Area appearance of Caña Dulce y Caña Brava from Veracruz, Mexico, the amazing Entre Mujeres out of Los Angeles led by Chicana Artivista and Quetzal front woman Martha Gonzalez, and the Bay Area’s own DiaPa’Son.
*$75 – Premium orchestra seating + reception with artists
Join us before the performance for a reception with the artists. The event features a mezcal tasting, light hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a chance to mingle with the artists.
$40 – Reserved seating in the orchestra; $35 for seniors and students
$25 – Reserved seating in the mezzanine; $20 for seniors and students
Sunday, Feb 4
Evento para Niños
3:00pm – doors open
3:30pm – youth concert
This family friendly event features a live concert followed by a demonstration with master artists that will showcase the instruments and techniques used in Son Jarocho.
$12 adults; $7 youth