Monday, 01 December 2008 18:21

2006-Extravaganza-Concert104Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza: showcasing pros, new artists 

Young talent is always the key to the future and with that in mind, producers of the 14th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza have scheduled presentations by new artists.

Mariachi Vargas is headlining

the big show tomorrow, Saturday at the Municipal Auditorium. And opening up for them will be the winnerso f the group and vocal compeititons.

Mariachi Vargas will perform with the UTSA Symphony Orchestra. Tickets to see Mariachi Vargas in concert are available through

Visit for a complete listing of official events part of the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza or call 210-225-3353 for more information.

Meanwhile, today and Saturday there will be group and vocal competitions at the auditorium.

The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza is an official FallArtFestivals event sponsored by Corona, the St. Anthony Hotel and

Group winners:

Elementary/middle school winners
1st Patrick Henry Middle School – Mariachi Los Patriotas – Houston, TX
2nd Zapata Middle School – Mariachi Juvenil Halcon – Zapata, TX
3rd Whittier Middle School – Mariachi Los Gavilancillos – San Antonio, TX
High School
1st Mariachi Hermosura Community Group – Houston, TX
2nd Economedes High School Mariachi Dos Mil – Edinburg, TX; and Zapata High School Mariachi Halcon – Zapata, TX
3rd Mariachi Bondad San Marcos Mariachi Academy – San Marcos, TX
1st Texas State University – Mariachi Nueva Generacion “A” – San Marcos, TX
2nd International Academy of Music and Arts – San Antonio, TX
3rd University of Texas at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX