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“SuenaTron” @ San Jose Earthquakes 50th anniversary

 

EARTHQUAKES AT 50!

San Pedro Square Market
Sunday at 3pm in San Jose.
Feb. 18, from 3-7 p.m.

San Jose Earthquakes kick off their 50th anniversary celebration with a block party starting at 3 p.m.

You’ll see Quakes alums, Krazy George banging his drum and the MLS Cup trophies from 2001 and 2003.

The big event will be at 5:30 p.m. when retired former Earthquakes player Jimmy Conrad takes a walk down memory lane by talking to current and former players about the team’s first five decades before the unveiling of “The 50th Kit,” the team’s anniversary jersey.

 

Finish off the night with a performance by San Jose-based Mexican “Popteño” band SuenaTron.

Founded by the sons of Los Tigres del Norte bassist Hernan Hernandez, SuenaTron is comprised of brothers Hernan Hernandez Jr. and Giovanni Hernandez, Matt Gonzalez, Julio Olague and Eduardo Montelongo, and combines traditional sounds of regional Mexican music with modern day flair.

 

Details:

The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that they will celebrate their 50th anniversary during the 2024 Major League Soccer season. Founded in 1974, the club will commemorate its legacy as one of the oldest professional soccer teams in North America with a series of initiatives.

The event will welcome all generations of Quakes fans to enjoy the night alongside their favorite players from the past five decades. There will be live music and performances, raffle and prize giveaways, and even a chance to win a VIP road trip to the California Clasico in Los Angeles.

Among those club legends in attendance will be Shea Salinas, who will host a youth skills challenge for kids ages 5-14 from 3-5:30 p.m. The winners of each age group will win the “Ultimate Quakes Fan Prize Pack” – a new 2024 jersey, team store gift card, two tickets to the home opener, and a subscription to MLS Season Pass to watch the Quakes all season. Sign up for it here.

Additionally, the block party will feature the unveiling of the club’s newest jersey for the 2024 MLS season, along with an exclusive line of merchandise showcasing the 50th anniversary from San Jose Originals, the club’s culture brand built to reflect the creativity and heritage of San Jose. The event will be the first chance for fans to see the jersey and purchase it in person.

 

To RSVP for the Quakes’ 50th anniversary block party, click here.

Additional 50th anniversary activities and events will be announced at a later date.

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