Excellent Latin American local musicians, delicious Mexican food and a great multicultural attendance with a big Canadian heart were the wonderful setting of " Va por Veracruz" fundraising concert held at "Doña Cata" Mexican and Taquería Restaurant, last Saturday evening October 9th in Vancouver.
A lovely warm evening surrounded by friendship and great performances by Latin American musicians based in Vancouver, where The Philippines was also represented by Jose, the great guitar player of Sangre Morena duet.
Local Musicians who performed at this event included:
- Sangre Morena: Romance, passion and lively rhythms. Sangre Morena is a musical duo that performs music from Mexico, Latin America and Spain. We bring the most beloved Spanish-language songs to life with beautiful, passionate singing and the fiery sounds of the Flamenco Guitar. Sangre Morena website
- Pablo Oyarzo: Being exposed to his latin roots and culture by way of his family and friends, Pablo's love for music became deeper and more profound. Pablo Oyarzo MySpace.
- La Gitana
- Rene Hugo y sus amigos: Influences -
A big thanks to Doña Cata Mexican Restaurant and their staff for letting use their premises and help to held this concert.
"Hurricane Relief Mexico 2010" organizers want also to thank the following restaurants where you can find collection jars till the end of October:
Dona Cata Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria
1102 Davie St. , B.C. Vancouver
2209 West 1st Ave. at Yew , B.C. Vancouver
Calli Restaurante Mexicano
The Sunset GrilL Neighbourhood Pub & Restaurant
2204 York Ave.
, B.C. Vancouver
The Burritos Bros.
Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy another great evening next Saturday October 16th and Friday October 22nd:
Event: Cantando por México/Singing for Mexico:"Share with us an appointment with the Angels, a night full of songs of the soul and solidarity in favor of our brothers affected by tropical storms in Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz and Oaxaca."
Where: El Barrio Restaurant Latino .
Date: Saturday, October 16
Time: 7 PM / ENTRY BY DONATION.
call for reservations:
Performers include: Joaquín Ernesto, Sangre Morena, Michelle Cormier and Sonia Mejía.
Date: Friday, October 22th
Time: 8:00 PM
).Proceeds will be donated to Cáritas México charitable organisation. If you need more information, want to participate as a volunteer or make a donation please contact Javier Romero at Casa Meshiko Vancouver phone 604-278-8108..