The event will take place on Friday, November 16th at the Jardín Palmeiras in Nuevo Vallarta.
Karen Souza, one of the leading singers in the world of contemporary jazz, is headlining the 1st Riviera Nayarit Jazz Festival 2018 with her Velvet Vault Tour, offering top hits from her musical repertoire. The organizers shared event details during a press conference. In addition to Souza, two local artists will be part of the lineup: Santiago Venegas and the Blue Birds, represented by their singer, Lozana Díaz.
Israel Guerrero, managing director of the organizing committee, reiterated that although the concert was originally billed for tourists and foreign residents, it was a refreshing surprise to see how interested the local youths were in attending, as well. Jesús Carmona, president of the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association, indicated diversity is very important for the destination and the Riviera Nayarit works on a daily basis to achieve it via musical, sporting, and cultural events, as well as by hosting important conventions. This is why the CVB continually supports and encourages diversity within the destination's activities.
Silvia Duarte, Groups and Events manager for the Riviera Nayarit CVB, announced that 30% of the concert ticket sales will be earmarked for the victims of hurricane Willa in northern Nayarit, including the towns of Tuxpan, Tecuala, Acaponeta, and San Blas.
Source: Banderas News