Friday, October 4, 2019

El Dusty, Piñata Protest and More to Play 7th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Festival This Month

Posted By on Fri, Oct 4, 2019 at 4:53 PM

MATT BUIKEMA
  • Matt Buikema
Dia De Los Muertos Festival has unveiled the music lineup for its 7th annual celebration and the first held at Hemisfair.

The festival will feature more than 25 acts, including nu-cumbia pioneer El Dusty, Tejano punk outfit Piñata Protest and songstress Azul Barrientos. It will take place Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27.

“When we made the move from La Villita to Hemisfair, it was in anticipation that this year’s Día de los Muertos now at Hemisfair would be bigger and better than ever and our entertainment lineup really speaks to that,” event artistic director Jim Mendiola said in a recent press release.

“This amazing and eclectic lineup of bands and musicians happens nowhere else but San Antonio," he added. "Mexican traditional mixes with Westside oldies mixes with alternative Latino creating a unique experience.”



Here’s the full lineup:

La Santa Cecilia • Las Tesoros de San Antonio • El Dusty • Piñata Protest • Bidi Bidi Banda • Money Chicha • Azul Barrientos • Eddie & the Valiants •Buttercup • Los Nahuatlatos • FEA • Cesar K-OSO • Canción Cannibal Cabaret • Blackbird Sing • Ghost Tracks • Fantástico • Rat King Cole • Pavel Demon & the Revenant • Juan & Armando Tejeda • Guadalupe Dance Company • Mariachi Flor de Jalisco • Tallercito de Son • Mariachi Nuevo Estilo • Mariachi Nuevo Jalisco • SoundCream Airstream DJs.

To learn more, visit MuertosFest.com, follow Día de los Muertos on Facebook at @DiadeLosMuertosSanAntonio and on Twitter and Instagram @MuertosFest.

Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years.

It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.

If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 25, 2020

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation