SWTJC mariachi group to perform on KENS-5 morning show

Email this article 09/13/2013

VaquerosMariachi Los Vaqueros de SWTJC will accompany Stephanie Urbina Jones on Great Day SA this Tuesday, Sept. 17. The show runs from 9 to 10 a.m.

Urbina Jones will perform "Mariachis Make Me Cry" with musical accompaniment from the SWTJC group. The appearance on the KENS-5 morning show will be promoting the Viva Texicana Tour which is coming to Uvalde on Sept. 21.

"Our group is thrilled to have been asked to work with Stephanie to promote the Viva Texicana Tour," SWTJC mariachi director Ann McKinney said. "We will also be performing with her at the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House next Saturday night."

In addition to Urbina Jones, other performers scheduled to appear in Uvalde are Augie Meyers, Gabe Garcia and John Arthur Martinez.

Jones is hosting and co-producing the Viva Texicana Tour to celebrate Hispanic heritage in the Hill Country. The tour opened on Sept. 14 in Nashville. After stopping in Uvalde, shows are on tap Sept. 25 in Austin, Sept. 27 in Kerrville and Sept. 28 at the Viva Texicana Festival in Fredericksburg.

Tickets for the Uvalde show, which starts at 7:30 p.m., are $25 each and all seats are reserved. There are still good seats available. For reservations contact the opera house at 278-4184

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