South San Francisco, CA April 30, 2019 Submitted by Rorex Marketing
San Mateo, CA: The rhythmic music of five popular Latin bands will fill the air on Dia de La Feria at the San Mateo County Fair. Dia de la Feria falls on Father’s Day, June 16, which is the final day of the 2019 San Mateo County Fair. Culminating nine days of music from many genres, the five popular bands are triple gold award-winning Liberación, Grupo Bryndis, Los Dinnos, Alacranes Musical and Rocio y Su Sonora. Performances by all five bands are included with fair admission. Dia de la Feria features a family-friendly festival format of multiple concert venues at one great location.
“There’s something for everyone on Father’s Day, the final day of this year’s fair,” said Dana Stoehr, CEO of the San Mateo County Event Center and Fair. “From the great Latin sounds of Dia de la Feria, to the Black History Museum, to the Acrobats of Hebei China, and even the kangaroos in Aussie Kingdom, we celebrate the beautiful and varied cultures of our community and our globe.”
Indoor Venue Lineup
Los Dinnos (2:00 to 3:00 p.m. / Fiesta Hall): In 1986 a musical dream of Victor Sanchez, Maro Moreno and Uriel Moreno began, a dream that finally culminated with Los Dinnos. Most of the members of Los Dinnos are from Aguililla, Michoacan. In 1988, the group recorded their first album “Soledad.” Their second album, “La Mujer de Mis Suenos,” placing high on Billboard charts. Their song, “Las Joyas de mi Vida” reached gold record status.
Grupo Bryndis (3:30 to 4:30 p.m. / Fiesta Hall): Grammy award-winning Bryndis is a legend in Mexican popular music in the grupero genre. They combine elements of Mexican cumbia, pop, and ballads. They have sold millions of recordings and continue to play in tours across Mexico, the United States, and Central and South America.
Liberación (5:00 to 6:00 p.m. / Fiesta Hall): Liberación is a group originally from Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, founded in 1976 by Virgilio Canales. Liberación became a top-selling group in 1992, when they received three golden records for “Entre Nubes.” They won a El Heraldo Award in the category of Pop Music Revelation and reached triple-gold status again in 1994 with “Directo Al Corazón.” Mainly playing Cumbia norteña and traditional ballads. Liberación’s breakthrough came in the mid-’90s while touring the U.S.
Outdoor Venue Lineup
Rocio y Su Sonora (4:00 to 5:00 p.m. / Cypress Stage): In 1994, Rocio started working with La Sonora Caliente and two years later she was invited to tour with La Sonora Dinamita. In 2002, she formed Rocio Y Su Sonora a popular cumbias band.
Alacranes Musical (5:30 to 6:30 p.m. / Cypress Stage): This Mexican-American band produced by the Urbina brothers plays duranguense music and hail from a Chicago suberb. The band has released several albums since its formation. In 1999 and 2007, they were nominated for a Latin Grammy for their album “Ahora Y Siempre.” Their hits “Si Yo Fuera Tu Amor” and “Por Tu Amor” reached #2 and #4 respectively on Billboard’s Latin Regional Mexican Airplay chart.
In addition to bands slated for Dia de la Feria, the 2019 concert series features Morris Day & The Time (June 8); Air Supply (June 9); Queen Nation – A Tribute to the Music of Queen (June 10); and Petty & The Heartshakers – A Tom Petty Tribute Band (June 11); Sir Mix-a-Lot (June 12); Better Than Ezra (June 13); The Commodores (June 14) and 98° (June 15).
The award-winning San Mateo County Fair is the Peninsula’s premier community event for family fun and entertainment. The San Mateo County Fair strives to provide a diverse experience through education, inspiration and entertainment. The annual fair represents a celebration of our community’s talent, interests, innovations and rich agricultural and artistic heritage. The theme of the 2019 Fair is “Celebrating the Best of the Bay” and runs June 8 through June 16.
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