Los Reyes de Albuquerque performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Monday at 10:00 a.m.
Los Reyes de Albuquerque, an authentic mariachi band, provides a rousing start for the convention festivities. The seven-piece group, dressed in traditional mariachi attire, will perform a range of mariachi and New Mexican folk music.
John P. Martinez, "Guitarist Extrodinaire," performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Monday at 12:00 p.m.
John P. Martinez, considered one of the premier solo guitarists in the Albuquerque area, will take the stage to entertain attendees with his skillful performance. Mr. Martinez, a graduate of the University of New Mexico Classical Guitar Program, will perform a mix of core classical guitar music, as well as jazz standards and contemporary songs.
Wes & Mito perform at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Monday at 2:00 p.m.
Guitarists Wayne Wesley Johnson and Miguel de Soto will dazzle the audience with their mastery of Jazz, classical and flamenco guitar styles, They call their trademark sound, "Jazzamenco."
Morning Coffee Hour, located near the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico and at the Balloon Fiesta Park Entertainment Tent, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., courtesy of Roadmaster, Inc., C2952, an FMCA Five Star sponsor.
Each morning, early birds will be treated to an FMCA convention tradition -- doughnuts, coffee, and hot chocolate, while supplies last. While enjoying your morning treats, make sure to pick up a complimentary copy of the Albuquerque Journal along with the official FMCA "Albuquerque Fiesta" newsletter to keep abreast of all the convention happenings.
The Frustrated Maestros perform at the Balloon Fiesta Park Entertainment Tent Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and Wednesday at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico at 12:30 p.m.
Composed of members from FMCA's 10 Frustrated Maestros chapters, this eclectic band presents a playful session of song, humor, sing-alongs, and dancing. Clad in their red-and-white outfits, the Maestros play numerous instruments, including tubas, guitars, trumpets, keyboards -- even washboards, concertinas, and kazoos. They'll also feature solos by singers who know a variety of old standards and funny tunes. On Wednesday the group will provide entertainment for the Ice Cream Social.
Inka Gold performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Ken Karter And The Funny Dummy Stuff show at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
Start the day with a healthy dose of laughter provided by Funny Dummy Stuff at the daytime entertainment stage. Comedy ventriloquist Ken Karter brings his cast of puppet characters to life to create a hilarious, entertaining show for all ages. Ken became interested in ventriloquism at the age of 12 and has spent most of his life developing his characters and adding new jokes to his routine.
Elvis Chavez performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.
Prepare to be "All Shook Up" during the Elvis Chavez Show. Joseph "Elvis" Chavez will reprise a selection of Elvis Presley’s greatest hits while making you think the "King" really is in the building.
Ronaldo Baca performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
Guitarist Ronaldo Baca will be accompanied by a group of flamenco dancers to wow the audience with their high-energy performance. Mr. Baca began studying classical guitar at the age of 13, and later his interests broadened to include the flamenco style. He is also accomplished playing jazz guitar as well as the Arabic lute, or oud.
FMCA's Got Talent at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
The fun commences when several groups of FMCA members take the stage for the "FMCA's Got Talent" variety show. This event will showcase the winning talent show ensembles from FMCA's area organizations as they sing, dance, and stir up plenty of laughs. A special prize will be awarded to the overall winning group as selected by a distinguished panel of judges.
Adrian Wall performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.
Native American flute player Adrian Wall will mesmerize the audience with his hauntingly beautiful style of music. Mr. Wall, whose tribal ancestry can be traced back to the Jemez Pueblo, Chippewa, Laguna Pueblo, and Seneca tribes, blends many contemporary musical influences with the traditional sounds of American Indian flute.
Ice Cream Social at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico area Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., courtesy of Miller RV Insurance Agency, C3045, an FMCA Two Star sponsor.
Refreshing ice cream enjoyed in the company of friends -- can you think of anything more enticing? Come and enjoy this traditional convention treat while supplies last.
New Mexican Marimba Band performs at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.
The New Mexican Marimba Band is led by Steve Chavez, a marimba historian, teacher, composer, and performer who has played with numerous orchestras and has composed/arranged nine concerti for marimba and orchestra and two for marimba and wind ensemble.
Shelley Morningsong And The Fontenelle Family Dance Group perform at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Thursday at 9:00 a.m.
Kick off the day with Native American singer Shelley Morningsong. Shelley, of Northern Cheyenne heritage, has performed on stage and screen since early childhood. Through music, she hopes to keep alive the Indian customs and language that she fears is disappearing, while educating, encouraging, and bringing joy to people of all ages and every walk of life. She will perform songs from her debut album, "Out of the Ashes," which received several prestigious awards.
The Trumpet Geezers perform at the Daytime Entertainment Stage at EXPO New Mexico Thursday at 11:00 a.m.
Make sure to get over to the daytime entertainment stage to hear the Trumpet Geezers. As the name jokingly implies, the group is made up of several baby boomer-age men who have rediscovered their love for the trumpet after not playing it for many years. The Geezers also will toot their own horns during the Red Hat Tea at 3:00 p.m. that day.