Relive the magic of San Antonio’s 16th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza with a TV special airing on Christmas Day. The 30-minute “Mariachi Vargas” television special captures performances from the best of the very best in the world of mariachi. The special was shot live during the Mariachi Vargas concert held Saturday, December 4 at the Municipal Auditorium. Highlights include performances with award winning mariachi groups and vocalist to include Esteban Velasquez, Mariachi Siete Leguas, Veterans Middle School Mariachi and Rio Grande City High School. The host of the show is actress and bilingual talent Ms. Eva Maria Campbell Morales, owner of Paraiso Translations and Talent. The special airs Saturday, December 25 on KNIC – Telefutura- Channel 17 at 7:30 am and on KWEX- Univision 41 at 10 am. The special will be soon be available on Time Warner Cable on Demand and the mariachimusicdotcom youtube channel.
“Mariachi” is a production of MPR and KWEX-DT with Cynthia Munoz as the executive producer and Roland Davila as the associate producer. Be sure to watch the most amazing performances of award-winning student mariachi groups, interviews with members of Mariachi Vargas and more.