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Son Jarocho Festival


  • Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Brava presents
6th Annual San Francisco

SON JAROCHO FESTIVAL


January 30 –  February 4, 2018

 "She Play the Jarana Jarocho" by  Sonia Romero .

"She Play the Jarana Jarocho" by Sonia Romero.

HONORING THE WOMEN OF JAROCHO
Caña Dulce y Caña Brava from Veracruz, Mexico, Entre Mujeres from Los Angeles, and the Bay Area’s own DiaPa’Son.

Explore the folkloric music style of Veracruz during a week-long festival of live music, community fandango, workshops with master artists, and youth activities when Brava presents the 6th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival.

All Festival events take place at Brava Theater Center, with the exception of the Tuesday, January 30 workshop which will happen at SoleSpace in Oakland.

 


CALENDAR OF FESTIVAL EVENTS
 

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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.


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Saturday, Feb 3
Live Concert

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


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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


WORKSHOPS

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Tuesday, Jan 30
Master Workshops

A) 7pm – 8pm: Zapateado with Master artist Violeta Romero

B) 8:10pm – 9:10pm: Jarana with Master artists Raquel Palacios Vega and Anna S. Arismendez.

Workshops are open to all skill levels. This workshop series will take place at SoleSpace in Oakland (Telegraph location) and is FREE to the public.        


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Wednesday, Jan 31  
Master Workshops

A) 7pm – 8pm: Zapateado with Master artist Violeta Romero

B) 8:10pm – 9:10pm: Jarana with Master artists Raquel Palacios Vega and Anna S. Arismendez.

Workshops are open to all skill levels. $15 for one workshop; $20 for both.


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Thursday, Feb 1
Master Workshops

A) 7pm – 8pm: Percussion with Master artists Alejandro Loredo Ramirez and Martha Gonzalez (ALL skill levels)

B) 8:15pm – 9:15pm: Requinto with Master artist Alejandro Loredo Ramirez & Canto/Verso with Master artist Raquel Palacios Vega (ALL skill levels)

C) 8:15pm – 9:15pm: Intermediate/Advanced Zapateado with Master artist Violeta Romero & Intermediate/Advanced Jarana with Master artists Raquel Palacios Vega and Anna S. Arismendez

Workshop skill levels are noted in the descriptions above. $15 for one workshop; $20 for two.


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