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New release from GrooveTronX: Fiesta

This is a fun romp through some of our favorites with extended jams live at Fiesta de Los Reyes at the Historic Market Square in San Antonio, TX for Fiesta!

This was recorded in mid-April, 2018. Fiesta is a huge cultural event in San Antonio. It's solo purpose is to commemorate the battle of San Antonio Mission de Valero - known to all as "The Alamo." This 10 day (occasionally 18 day) celebration features over 100 Participating Member Organizations which present their own Fiesta events which include dancing, concerts, food, fairs, parades, art fairs, folk arts/music presentations, contests, much more and Fiesta Medals! Some of the larger events are NIOSA, Oyster Bake (2 days, 80K people) King William Fair (1 day, 50K people), taste of New Orleans, Fiesta de Los Reyes, along with an unknown number of unofficial Fiesta events such at the Castle Hills Festival which comes complete with fair, fun run, parade, and concert. Over 3 million attendees come to Fiesta events making it twice as big as Mardis Gras in New Orleans.

Fiesta de Los Reyes runs the entirety of Fiesta at "El Mercado," is a free event, and has two large stages playing rock, conjunto, tejano, cumbia, and more generally featuring larger and well-known niche bands. They also have two to three other stages strewn about the main shopping strips lined with food, art, and merchandise vendors. These other stages feature a hand-picked line-up of local musicians which shake, rattle, and roll attendees from 11am to midnight every day/night of Fiesta.

This is from our Monday afternoon jam. Johnny and I stretched out and watched the crowd. If people stopped to dance or listen, we just kept cooking the groove. It was a great time. I enjoy listening to this jam as it brings back great Fiesta memories!

Here's the Youtube static video playlist:

Here's the Spotify playlist:
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