Fiestas de Las Vegas 2018
Nuestra Cultura, Nuestra Vida
"We Are United Behind Our Culture"
Fiestas de Las Vegas ~ Entertainment Profiles
Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte
Santa Fe's Premier Mariachi
Established in 2008, based out of Santa Fe, NM. Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte has over 100 years of combined musical experience in multi-faceted genres. Each experience is matched by the passion and drive displayed through each performance while maintaining the traditional rhytms and rich style of Mariachi Music.
Divino is a small multi-award winning group made up of four members. The group originates from Espanola, NM and combines traditional New Mexico music with some original pieces. Divino won five awards this year.
* Bilinguel song of the year "Blue Bayou,"
* Corrido song of the year "Corrido de Mi Tierra"
* Producer of the year for the CD "Viva, la Vida"
* Female Vocalist of the Year ~ Andrea Lucero
Brenda Ortega, a Las Vegas, NM native has been singing since she was a child and has many songs in English and Spanish both secular and religious featured in her father Juan Ortega's CDs and those of several professional musician friends. She has released several independent recordings that have been well accepted by the public. Brenda has won several awards from the New Mexico Hispano Music Association and was also recognized as a 2015 Quince Grandes de Nuevo Mexico award recipient for her version of her father's classic hit "Padre Querido."
Severo Y Grupo Fuego
Severo Y Grupo Fuego were named 2017-2018 "Band of the Year" by the New Mexico Hispano Music Association. They bring a high energy show to every stage with a fusion of Mexican and Puerto Rican upbringing. The band includes five members and is made up of award winning musicians from all over the United States.
Severo Y Grupo Fuego currently have six studio albums that have upheld the high standard of music produced and released by Severo Y Grupo Fuego and have received a tremendous amount of airplay throughout the United States and Latin America.
* Band of the year
* CD of the year
* Upcoming group of the year
* Latino/Pop song of the year
* Salsa/Tropical song of the year
* Conjunto/Norteno song of the year
* Vocal duo of the year
* A 15 Grande award
* Best new male vocalist and best new group nomination by Tejano Music Awards.
Rhythm Divine was founded in 2006 by long time drummer Carl Lucero. The band is set with traditional New Mexico music infused with Rock N Roll, Blues, Country and heavily influenced by Soul, Funk and R&B.
The Group gained popularity with their release of "Saca La Botella" followed by "Ven A Mi" and the hit "Dona Juana" which won an award as one of the 15 Grandes De Nuevo Mexico 2008.
Viento has been around providing music for Las Vegas and all of New Mexico since 1977.
Peter Vigil Y Los Hermanos
Peter Vigil was born in Grants, NM and currently resides in San Juan, NM. He has been performing for the last 35-45 years. In 2014, Peter released his first CD and was nominated by the New Mexico Hispano Music Association for 3 categories and winning Corrido of the year.
The band Smooth began two years ago by Everette Lovato, a keyboard player, with the idea of playing his love of Santana and other Latin rock music greats. The journey began when they teamed up with Carlos Medina and led to performing at multiple venues.
Formerly the Impalas of Las Vegas New Mexico, the band has reunited, added new members and is "on the road again."