Tag: Conjunto Festival

WEB GALLERY: Conjunto Fest rocks San Benito

(Photos by T.J. Tijerina) Organizers of the 23rd annual Narciso Martinez Conjunto Festival are still calculating the numbers, but the event by all accounts has already been considered among the most successful in its rich history. Buzz from the three-day bash is still reverberating throughout the city of San Benito. Attended by more than 3,000 …

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A NIGHT OF CONJUNTO: Three-day festival kicks off with strong showing

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Some people love rock, rap, pop or even the more traditional musical standards such as blues and jazz. But for folks like the Baldenegros of Santa Rosa, California – there’s only conjunto. Manuel and Pauline Baldenegro were among hundreds who flooded Plaza de San Benito on Stenger Street to …

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Conjunto Festival marks 23 years this weekend

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com As the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center’s annual Conjunto Fest celebrates its 23rd year, co-founder Rogelio Nuñez is happy to see that the event is still going strong. Nuñez, who has been involved with the festival since its inception in 1992, couldn’t possibly have known what the next 23 years …

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FROM THE ‘CENTER’: Happy birthday to ‘El Huracan Del Valle’

By ROGELIO T. NUNEZ Special to the NEWS In the 22nd Annual Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center Conjunto Festival insert for the San Benito News, I wrote about the important idea of rememorando (remembering). The 22nd Annual Conjunto Festival, held on Oct. 18, 19 and 20 eight days ago, was a festival to remember. By …

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