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Son Jarocho Festival


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

Brava presents the
7th Annual San Francisco

SON JAROCHO FESTIVAL

February 6 – 10, 2019

A TRIBUTE TO ANDRÉS FLORES
Featuring Chuchumbé desde México, Los Hijos de José, Tarimba, & special guests Quetzal Flores, Martha Gonzalez, and Amairani Flores.

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Explore the folkloric music style of Veracruz during a week-long festival of live music, community fandango, workshops with master artists, and a panel discussion when Brava presents the 7th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival.

All Festival events take place at Brava Theater Center, with the exception of the Wednesday, February 6 workshop which will happen at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley.

See below for the full list of Festival events.


CALENDAR OF FESTIVAL EVENTS

FRIDAY, FEB 8
RECEPTION & ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Join KPOO host and producer Chelis Lopez, along with Patricio Hildalgo, Liche Oseguera, and Russell Rodriguez for a panel discussion on Andrés Flores’ influence on Bay Area Son Jarocho.

5pm – Reception with Tostada Bar 
6pm – Roundtable discussion
Brava’s Cabaret

Tickets for the reception and discussion are $10.


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FRIDAY, FEB 8
FANDANGO DE LA CANDELARIA

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!

7pm – 11pm
Brava Theater Center Lobby

This is a FREE community event for all to enjoy.


Patricio Hidalgo of Chuchumbé

Patricio Hidalgo of Chuchumbé

SATURDAY, FEB 9
LIVE CONCERT

Celebrate the life of Andrés Flores with a live concert featuring Chuchumbé desde México with musicians Patricio Hidalgo, Yaratze Hidalgo Sandoval, Felix Jose Oseguera Rueda, and Juan Francisco Galvan, Los Hijos de José with José Roberto Hernández, Federico Zuniga Jr., and Russell C Rodríguez, with special guests Quetzal Flores and Martha Gonzalez. Opening the concert is Tarimba with Lolis García, Kyla Danysh, and Joel Ramirez. Making a guest appearance at the 7th Annual San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival is Andrés Flores’ daughter Amairani Flores.

6:30pm – Doors open
7:00pm – Concert

Los Hijos de José

Los Hijos de José

Tarimba

Tarimba


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WEDNESDAY, FEB 6
MASTER WORKSHOPS

Kick off the 2019 San Francisco Son Jarocho Festival with talleres at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley.  Master artists from the Festival will lead classes in jarana jarocha, zapateado (percussive footwork), guitarra de son (requinto), and end the evening with a mini-jam session. Expected instructors include Patricio Hidalgo Belli, Félix José “Liche” Oseguera Rueda, Amairani Flores Pitalúa, and Yaratze Hidalgo Sandoval.  

7:00pm – jarana jarocha (beginner), zapateado (beginner), guitarra de son/requinto (experienced players)

8:00pm – jarana jarocha (advanced), zapateado (advanced)

9:30pm – mini jam session (all levels, all instruments)

$15 for beginner classes (includes jam session)
$20 for requinto and advanced classes (includes jam sessio


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SUNDAY, FEB 10
MASTER WORKSHOPS

Master artists from the Festival will lead classes in jarana jarocha, zapateado (percussive footwork), guitarra de son (requinto), and end the evening with a mini-jam session. Expected instructors include Patricio Hidalgo Belli, Félix José “Liche” Oseguera Rueda, Amairani Flores Pitalúa, and Yaratze Hidalgo Sandoval.  

1:00pm – versada/canto, zapateado, leona/bajo, jarana jarocha

2:00pm – jarana jarocha (advanced), zapateado (advanced) 

2:30pm – requinto

3:30pm - jam session

Workshops are open to all skill levels and take place at Brava Theater Center.

$20 - workshop includes jam session
$30 - two workshops includes jam session

Earlier Event: February 3
Life of Pi