San Pancho Music Festival Around the Corner

Alexis Velasco
Feb. 24, 2016

As in years past, the last weekend in February is dedicated to the San Pancho Music Festival. This year marks its sixteenth anniversary, with sunset concerts on two stages at San Pancho’s main plaza (Plaza del Sol) on February 26, 27 and 28. Last year’s concerts were enjoyed by over 3,000 attendees, making it one of the largest crowds to attend the festival since its inception. As usual, there will be plenty of stands around the plaza selling food, beverages, arts and crafts and other local products.

The event includes performances by Andy Crawford, Assel Bainazarova, Chas Eller, David Fisher, Fausto Robles, Frida’s Eyebrow, Huanacaxtle Music, James Gelfan, Jeff Oster, Jenna Mammina, Joe Hadlock, Juan-Ted, Los Compas, Maria The Mexican and Martín Montenegro, among others.

“The most important thing about this festival is the fact that musicians practically donate their talent and this isn’t the norm—even though in San Pancho this happens because of its unique vibe,” commented Marc Murphy, Managing Director of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We invite everyone to enjoy the music but also to consume our local products and take home event souvenirs.”

The event is possible thanks to the generosity of the musicians, but also thanks to the work put in by the organizers as well as the support of the volunteers and the sponsors, among them, the Riviera Nayarit CVB Groups and Events department.

To check out the performance schedule and other details visit the organizers’ website.


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