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SqueezeBox Arizona Super Dance Fest
Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm MST
Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment presents SqueezeBox Arizona Super Dance Fest, an all-star Tejano and Conjunto showcase and celebration of accordion-driven Texas music. The Diamond Center will host the dance & concert on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, co-presented by INGEÑUITY, creators of the annual Vegas Tejano Music Week and the Tejano Music National Convention. The dance party features both acclaimed, and rising stars of Tex-Mex and Conjunto music including: Sunny Sauceda y Todo Eso together with Santiago Jimenez, Jr., Ram Herrera featuring David Farias, Dezigual, La Tropa F, and Gilberto Jr Y Los Dos Gilbertos with special guest J.R. Gomez.
SqueezeBox Arizona Tickets start at $20.00 and go on sale September 29 at the casino Rewards Center and Startickets.com or by calling 800-585-3737. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dance/show starts at 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said, “Join us at the Diamond Center for this super dance with the most celebrated artists of la música Tejana! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind accordion led jam session.”
Tex-Mex and Conjunto music are both original American music genres with influences of Country, Jazz, R&B, and German Polka.
Sunny Sauceda is a two-time Grammy award winning artist and is joined in a musical segment with Santiago Jimenez, Jr. the standard bearer of deep conjunto tradition and heir to a rich family tradition of button accordions. Two of the biggest veteran Tejano stars Ram Herrera and David Farias join musical forces for a special show for Arizona fans. The Monterrey Mexico-based Dezigual adds and international flavor to the show. The show group is one of the hottest groups of La Onda Tejana. The San Antonio-based La Tropa F is one of the most dynamic groups with a history of top Tejano hits, Gilberto Jr. Y Los Dos Gilbertosbrings the next generation of the acclaimed Los Dos Gilbertos to Tucson. Joining Los Dos Gilbertos is rising star, accordionist J.R. Gomez.
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, with three locations in Southern Arizona (Tucson, Sahuarita, and Why) and one in the West Valley, is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Additional information can be found at www.ddcaz.com or by calling 866-DDC-WINS. Follow Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on Twitter (@DiamondCasinos), Facebook (/DDCAZ), and Instagram (@DiamondCasinos).