SATURDAY OCT. 6th
Fundraising Gala at the Henry J Mello Auditorium
Fundraising event to benefit music and the arts of Watsonville. The night will be hosted by “Michelle Griego, KPIX 5, CBS San Francisco and will feature a performance from Mariachi California de Javier Vargas and guitar students of Javier Vargas. Headlining will be a special “Homecoming” performance from Andy Vargas, lead singer for Santana, and his band Souleros.
Souleros is a blend of rhythmic Latin Funk with smooth R&B vocals, delivered by some of the most influential musicians in the World.
Souleros Music is derived from Soulful R&B music integrated with traditional Spanish ballads also known as “Boleros”. Andy Vargas has mastered the art of fusing these two types of music together with heart and soul. The delivery of Andy’s vocals and masterful production make these songs unique, yet familiar enough that you will appreciate this approach to Latin R&B.
SUNDAY OCT. 7th
Festival at the Plaza
Free outdoor music and food festival block party. It will feature local Watsonville food vendors, art show and local live bands. Headlining Sunday night will be a special performance by Watsonville’s own Andy Vargas and his band Souleros and other major musical acts.