A Special Night with Vicente Fernandez, Jr, Antonio Aguilar, Jr & Mariachi Azteca

Fiestas Patrias Concert

Sunday, September 14
7:30pm

Doors open at 6:30pm
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In celebration of Fiestas Patrias on Sunday, September 14, Mexican legends Vicente Fernandez, Jr. and Antonio Aguilar, Jr. and Mariachi Azteca will be performing live in the Fair Granstand for the first time ever in the Northwest! Tickets are required to attend this special concert and are available for purchase for just $20.00 in advance online and at select tiendas and restaurants starting mid-August, or $27.50 at the box office on the day of show. Kids 12 & under are free. Buy in advance to get the best price!
 

Pricing - General Admission

Advance purchase (through 9/13) - $20.00
Day of show - $27.50
Kids 12 & under - FREE
Concert tickets include Washington State Fair gate admission, a $12.50 value.
 

About the Artists

Vicente Fernandez, Jr.
Vicente Fernandez, Jr. is the oldest of Mexican music legend Vicente Fernandez’s children, who are known as the "Potrillos." When he was 6 years old, Vicente, Jr. began learning the joy of singing and the importance of respecting the audience from his father. One of his first appearances was at Huentitan El Charro, Teatro Whitey Mexico City and the Million Dollar de Los Angeles, California. He had cameos on two of his father’s projects: "Tacos al Carbon," the debut film of Vicente Fernandez in 1971 and "One and a Half Against the World" in 1972. 
Vicente, Jr. also accompanied his father on world tours in Mexico, Central America, South America and the United States. While on tour in 2001-02, he was able to produce two albums:  "El Mayor de los Potrillos" in 2001, and "Vicente Fernandez Hijo con Mariachi" in 2002. 
In 2008, Vicente recorded his third album, "Juramentos" produced by Jorge Avendano. It was with this album that Vicente introduced his way into banda. That same year Vicente returned to acting in the lead role of Uncle Vicente Robles in the telenovela “Fuego en la Sangre.” This role opened doors for him in the US market. In 2009 Vicente Fernandez Jr. was able to realize one of his dreams when he performed at the famous Sports Palace, which is a traditional Charros venue.
In April 2011, Vicente joined the cast of the telenovela "Triunfo del Amor" starring Maite Perroni and William Levy. That same year he cut his fourth album, which captures the roots of Mexican music with flamenco guitars and harmonious arrangements. The next year, father and son teamed up again to produce the album "Los Dos Vicente's,” performing separately and together on "Vamos a Cuidarla Mas.” After an absence of three years, Vicente Fernandez Jr. is ready to get back to performing for his beloved audience. 
Antonio Aguilar, Jr.
Antonio Aguilar, Jr. was born on October 9, 1963 in Mexico. He is the son of Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silverstre, two of the most popular musicians in Mexican music.
He was first known as actor in films Astucia (1986), Soy el hijo del gallero (1978) and Las noches del Blanquita (1981). Antonio began his own recording career in the '90s, earning Latin hits with singles like "Por Ti No Voy a Llorar." 
Mariachi Azteca de Guadalajar, Jalisco
Mariachi Azteca de Guadalajara, Jalisco is a well‐known mariachi band in Guadalajara, Jalisco and the United States. Performing for millions of visitors at Mexican Republic, Central and South America, and also Canada since 1978. Mariachi Azteca de Guadalajara, Jalisco was formed by David Del Torro, who has taken Mariachi Azteca de Guadalajara, Jalisco to Europe to attend events where they promoted the music of mariachi. 
Despite their age difference they have survived being one of the mariachis that have played together with big artists like Juan Gabriel, Paquita la del Barrio, Ana Gabriel,  Alejandro Fernandez, Vicente Fernandez and more. Mariachi Azteca de Guadalajara, Jalisco has been performing on the tradition of their music for over 50 years.
 

Columbia Bank Concert Series

Enjoy the BIG STARS under our Northwest stars! Join us for nightly concerts performed by a star-studded lineup during the Washington State Fair, September 5 - 21, 2014. There is no better place to enjoy the sights and sounds of a show than in the Grandstand at the Washington State Fair, under the beautiful Northwest skies.

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