Arts Council of Tamworth is excited to bring acclaimed Mexican singer and dancer Verónica Robles to town for several days of workshops and performances, culminating in a live performance with her Mariachi band on Friday, May 20, at 7:30 PM at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth, NH, a rare chance to experience this joyous, toe-tapping music so far north of the border! Tickets on sale here and at the door. Choose Your Own Ticket Price, $5 to $30 for adults, $0 to $5 for youth to 18. Ticket revenues help support free workshops and performances in school and community—please invite your friends.
Please also join us for a free Dance Performance & Community Workshop with Robles on Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30PM at Runnells Hall in Chocorua, NH. Robles will perform Mexican and Latin American dances in costume, and then you will get to try! All ages welcome—no experience necessary—donations welcome.
Verónica Robles is a multi-talented media star who sings, dances, produces, and hosts television. Well-known as "La Mera, Mera" (The Real One), award-winning Mariachi singer Verónica Robles is an authentic representative of Mexican music and culture. This energetic lady delights her audience with her amazing voice and spontaneous wit. She sings songs of love, loss, joy, and pain. Her repertoire is comprised of traditional Mexican rhythms, her original songs, some English tunes, and melodies from other Latin-American countries.
Verónica Robles' singing career includes seven music albums and performances in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Town Hall in New York, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the Providence Performing Arts Center, Dallas Convention Center in Texas, and, most recently, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Robles also has sung the National Anthem at stadiums including Gillette Stadium in MA. She has performed at many festivals and schools, staying true to her mission to promote cultural understanding and appreciation among young audiences.
Make a delicious evening of it. The Other Store in Tamworth Village will be offering a Mexican-inspired local foods meal before the show. Contact them at 603-323-8872 for menu and reservations.
Robles’s residency is sponsored by generous business sponsors The Other Store, BEAM Construction Associates, Inc., and Club Motorsports, and is funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies, with support from the Tamworth PTA, the Yeoman’s Fund for the Arts, and from media sponsors The Conway Daily Sun, 93.5 WMWV and Magic 104FM. Tamworth Caregivers will provide rides to performances and workshops for those otherwise unable to attend; contact them at 603-323-7697.