Entertainment 2018-10-15T20:02:38+00:00

2018 Music and Entertainment Lineup

Presented by Milagro Marketing and High Fidelity Productions.

CALPULLI

YAOCUAUHTLI

11:00-11:45

Yaocuauhtli Cultural Dance is a calpulli (social unit) dedicated to the cultural enrichment of the community of Salinas thru Aztec dance, music, song and culture. Since its founding in 2003, Yaocuauhtli is dedicated in strengthening the identity of the Mexican community by teaching indigenous traditions of their ancestors to future generations.

CALPULLI YAOCUAUHTLI

Yaocuauhtli Cultural Dance is a calpulli (social unit) dedicated to the cultural enrichment of the community of Salinas thru Aztec dance, music, song and culture. Since its founding in 2003, Yaocuauhtli is dedicated in strengthening the identity of the Mexican community by teaching indigenous traditions of their ancestors to future generations.

MARIACHI JUVENIL

CORAZON JALISCIENCE

11:45-12:45

We start our music mescla with a musical expression that dates back to the18th century, described as the soundtrack to our lives and  dressed to the tee they are the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.  Enjoy music from our local talented Mariachi groups.

MARIACHI JUVENIL

CORAZON JALISCIENCE

We start our music mescla with a musical expression that dates back to the18th century, described as the soundtrack to our lives and  dressed to the tee they are the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.  Enjoy music from our local talented Mariachi groups.

CASA DE

CALACAS

12:45-1:45

Casa de Calacas is an East L.A.’s eclectic Latin band that performs ska, cumbia, reggae, mariachi and rock. With a blaring horn section, taking cues from the likes of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, to a rhythm section reminiscent of the genre-fusing Ozomatli, Casa de Calacas has a little something for everyone.  

CASA DE CALACAS

Casa de Calacas is an East L.A.’s eclectic Latin band that performs ska, cumbia, reggae, mariachi and rock. With a blaring horn section, taking cues from the likes of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, to a rhythm section reminiscent of the genre-fusing Ozomatli, Casa de Calacas has a little something for everyone.  

MATAMOSKA

2:00-3:00

Formed during the infancy of Los Angeles’ ghetto Ska-Punk movement and considered “OG’s” of the current Ska movement, Matamoska has been gaining notoriety in the underground ska scene since 2000 for their signature mix of styles, sounds, influences, and languages.

MATAMOSKA

Formed during the infancy of Los Angeles’ ghetto Ska-Punk movement and considered “OG’s” of the current Ska movement, Matamoska has been gaining notoriety in the underground ska scene since 2000 for their signature mix of styles, sounds, influences, and languages.

ALMAS

FRONTERIZAS

3:15-4:15

 Almas Fronterizas reflects the streets of Latin-Soul, Blues and Indigenous Psychedelia coming out of the San Francisco.Led by cousins Gilberto Rodriguez, Karin Rodriguez and Carlos Rodriguez. The sound is as raw as it is live, becoming a unique voice among musical contemporaries. 

ALMAS FRONTERIZAS

 Almas Fronterizas reflects the streets of Latin-Soul, Blues and Indigenous Psychedelia forming a hard-edged sound coming out of the San Francisco, Bay Area. Led by cousins Gilberto Rodriguez, Karin Rodriguez and Carlos Rodriguez. The sound is as raw as it is live, becoming a unique voice among musical contemporaries. 

DISCOS

RESACA

4:30-5:30

Discos Resaca is a Bay Area (CA) based record label/collective, made up of Cumbia veterans aimed at bringing the socially and culturally relevant sound of the Bay Area to national and international markets.

DISCOS

RESACA

Discos Resaca is a Bay Area (CA) based record label/collective, made up of Cumbia veterans aimed at bringing the socially and culturally relevant sound of the Bay Area to national and international markets.

MAX

CABELLO JR

5:45-6:45

In the world of blues music and beyond, someone to be on the lookout for is Maxx Cabello Jr. South Bay native Maxx Cabello Jr. plays the guitar with high-octane energy that combines elements of blues, rock, and his own musical vision. Between writing his own music and performing, Cabello quickly earned a reputation in the Bay Area as an electrifying performer.

MAX

CABELLO JR

In the world of blues music and beyond, someone to be on the lookout for is Maxx Cabello Jr. South Bay native Maxx Cabello Jr. plays the guitar with high-octane energy that combines elements of blues, rock, and his own musical vision. Between writing his own music and performing, Cabello quickly earned a reputation in the Bay Area as an electrifying performer.

TORTILLA

SOUP

7:00-8:00

Tortilla Soup, founded in 2003 by Trumpet Player Robert Payne, brings you live music at it’s best from the 1960’s to the Present. TS has season musicians who have played and toured with Tower of Power, Huey Lewis & the News, Malo, GQ, Sly & the Family Stone and more !! When attending a TS event, strap on your seat belt and get ready for a ride !!!

TORTILLA SOUP

Tortilla Soup founded in 2003 by Trumpet Player Robert Payne brings you live music at it’s best from the 1960’s to the Present. Tortilla Soup has season musicians who have played and toured with Tower of Power, Huey Lewis and the News, Malo, GQ, Sly and the Family Stone and more !! When attending a Tortilla Soup event strap on your seat belt and get ready for a ride !!!

PRO WRESTLING REVOLUTION

LUCHA LIBRE

At the Día San Jose festival we have entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy Pro Wrestling Revolution’s luchadores as they go head to head in the full size rink!  Enjoy 5 matches throughout the day.

LUCHA LIBRE

At the Día San Jose festival we have entertainment for the whole family. Enjoy Pro Wrestling Revolution’s luchadores as they go head to head in the full size rink!  Enjoy 5 matches throughout the day.

MARE E.

FRESH

DJ BREAKS

Mare.e.Fresh is a DJ/producer based out of San Jose that combines a mix of cumbia/hiphop/reggaeton/and the occasional banda to create a blend of music aimed at making people dance. Her DJ’ing is centered around taking up and harvesting space in which people can have fun and dance in through music. 

MARE E.

FRESH

Mare.e.Fresh is a DJ/producer based out of San Jose that combines a mix of cumbia/hiphop/reggaeton/and the occasional banda to create a blend of music aimed at making people dance. Her DJ’ing is centered around taking up and harvesting space in which people can have fun and dance in through music.

ENTERTAINMENT

Día San José is a much needed San José celebration that promotes our resilient cultural  pride.  Our goal is to produce a downtown destination festival that center stages our traditions, while creating new ones that are relevant today.  Our Day of the Dead inspired festival combines music, culture, tradition, food and art into a mezcla that tastes as good if not better than your abuelas capirotada.  We look forward to hanging with you on October 20, 2018 as we rock the dead, rattle your bones and shake the soul.  Experience our signature Calavera Camp for kids hosted by KQED. Walk through our Artist colony filled with over thirty five contemporary and traditional artists who have masterfully captured the spirit of Día De Los Muertos. You don’t want to miss the signature altars that our low and slow amigos at Blvd Bombs create every year from the back of their trunks, you thought their cars were a work of art, wait until you see the altars they create. On our main stage enjoy music that we are sure will put you into the muerto mood, cheer on your favorite Lucha Libre match, or watch in awe of local Chicano youth artists paint murals live at the festival, all while having home cooked authentic Comida Mexicana, no food trucks here, we are old school con safos.  Relax in our signature beer garden with a cold chela, brought to you by our favorite import Modelo.

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