We will have Live DJ’s onsite all day, playing the best of today’s top hits. Join us at the best festival of your life! (maybe not life, but definitely since the pandemic)
DJ Fernando/Events by Sol
Susie Hansen Latin Band
Electric violinist and vocalist Susie Hansen plays fiery Latin Jazz and Salsa, creating music that brings audiences to their feet, dancing in the aisles. Susie and her Los Angeles-based band have been acclaimed by many critics, such as Phil Elwood from the San Francisco Examiner who describes them this way: “It’s a sizzling, swinging Salsa band. Hansen can solo as if her bow was afire. The whole room was jumpin’ for joy.
A group of Los Angeles based professionals coordinated by cousin of the Trujillos, David Mora. David has put together a great group of outstaning congueros. They have a great sound that will make you feel like you are on a tropical island enjoying the smooth sounds of the congas. Putting together great rhythmic sounds, the band will have you mesmerized with their sound and talent.
Felipe Orozco and Mariachi Azteka
International artist and entertainer Felipe Orozco will join us again at our 8th installment of the Riverside Tamale Festival. Felipe is a well known artist, equestrian and singer. Felipe is always a hit when he performs at the Riverside Tamale Festival. His smooth Mariachi and banda sound goes over well with audiences. One of his recent releases, “Reina”, is a popular ballad which has won much acclaim. Mariachi Tierra Azteka will be performing with Felipe. They have a crisp mariachi sound which all will enjoy.
Leyenda Dance Company – Led by Gabriella Pinealt
The Leyenda dance company will amaze you with their colorful attire and their polished performance. They have performed in China, France, Italy, Dubai, Thailand, The Kingdom of Oman, Mexico and all over the united States. Their dance style is infused with refinement and style as they push themselves to capture the audience with their vitality and talent. The Tamale Festival is blessed to have them join us. If you haven’t seen them yet, you are in for a special treat. Gabriela is targeting bringing 60 dancer including her youth group who will entertain you with their growing talent.
Empire Wrestling Federation
The empire wrestling federation will be bringing their talented Lucha Libre wrestlers to entertain us with their high energy battles. They were a big hit a couple of years ago and there was much audience interest in having their wrestling team join us again. They will have several matches throughout the day in the wrestling ring at the Tamale Festival.
Mariachi Juvenil de Riverside del Riverside Arts Academy
This group was launched only this summer and have only a handful plus of time and lessons together. Ranging from elementary school age and higher, the group led by Instructor Antonio Castaneda, will become a polished group in due time. Antonio has an extensive background in Mariachi and is a very talented musician. He is poised to have the group showcase their growing talent with a few songs in their first ever performance as a group.