Who Do You Love? Volume 4…Who Do You Want To See Live?

Your Vote Counts. See Below. Sharing some great music we love. We’ll continue through September with more posts like this as we talk to possible Headliners for Go Mexico for the Cause in January. Some of the videos and songs are newly recorded, or newly remastered, other videos reflect the highest view counts for videos of that performer or group.

Who do you love? Who would you love to see live on our Stage in Mexico? We have about 25 performers on our not so Short List, and we’d love to hear what you think about each.

Did You Miss Volumes 1 or 2 or 3 Of Our New Music/Great Performers Fan Survey From The Recent Past. Check It Out Here (Link To Part 1) and Here (Link To Part 2) and Here (Link To Part 3). And Continue To Vote For All Your Favorites. For All Previous 1, 2 or 3 Posts.

In This Week’s New Segment Part 4:

In Random Order:

Eliza Neals USA

Vanessa Collier USA

David Gogo Canada

Steve Marriner Canada

Romi Mayes Canada

Big Dave Maclean Canada

Brent Parkin Canada

Colin James Canada

Sue Foley Canada/USA

Grace Potter USA

Please Vote Now For Your Favorites

Wait For It! There’s More Coming In Future Segments. Your Suggestions Most Welcome As Well.

Gregg Rolie

Beth Hart

Brian Setzer

Clay Melton

Kelly Richey

Chris Duarte

Henry Small

Myles Goodwyn

John Corabi

Michael Anthony

More Reasons To Enjoy Tequila Blues Fest Concert This Weekend In Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

At least 50-100 new visitors to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo are here for the first annual Tequila Blues Explosion Fest Fundraising Concert and they will be at the Concert Saturday January 6, all in the front row and nearby.  These are true fans. Fans of the blues and blues-rock, fans of the performers. The mix of world-class entertainment here and our great weather and many beaches is the perfect combination to bring many more visitors to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and region, including Troncones and all the other beach resorts nearby.  Our data on advance ticket purchases tells us that already.

Here’s More Reasons To Come To The Tequila Blues Explosion Fest Concert And Events On January 5 & 6. We Countdown To The Weekend.

Look Who’s Coming To Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo For Great Music!

Where Will You Be On January 5 & 6, 2018?  Are You Ready For An Explosion Of Blues?

The 1st Annual Tequila Blues Explosion Festival International is happening near the beach in warm sunny Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico, Friday and Saturday, January 5 & 6, 2018

The 4 hr plus main Festival Concert will be on Saturday, January 6 at the Ixtapa Event Centre (next to Frank’s Restaurant in Ixtapa) with various events held in the two communities on January 5 & 6, with. The final jam of all performers on stage will be a “we can’t miss that” highlight that can only be felt and heard live, organizers promise. 

An AfterParty ticket will be your entrance into more all night jamming.   Advance Festival Tickets are available now by clicking the link.

Coming from the west coast of Canada are Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and David Gogo, both known worldwide as blues and blues-rock masters, and Lisa Rae Simons, long time blues performer, whose guitar work and voice will remind you of Bonnie Raitt. 

Coming from central Canada are well-known blues singer Cheryl Lescom and drummer Joey Dimarco.  Joining them will be Mexico City’s Los Mind Lagunas who recently were featured performers on the Big Stage at the Guadalajara Blues Festival along with John Mayall and Charlie Musselwhite.

Here’s our Tequila Blues Explosion YouTube music channel to listen to samples of all the performer’s music.

The full list of headliners and performers includes:  

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, the zoot suited dressed master of the boppin boogie-woogie blues style on the piano, who has performed on over 100 big stages worldwide; recently received a lifetime achievement award at the Cincinnati Blues Festival, putting him in the same category as performers such as Ray Charles and Fats Domino and other greats. http://www.kennybluesboss.com

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne


David Gogo, a blues and blues rock master with over 14 albums.  Nominated as Best Blues Guitarist in Canada 9 times, and winning three times, most recently in 2017, David has played Montreal Jazz Festival among many others, just recently performed at the Calgary Blues Festival, and shared the stage with BB King, Buddy Guy and more, http://www.davidgogo.com

David Gogo


Cheryl Lescom who sings the blues, r&b, and soul with a powerful voice in the style of Etta James and Janis Joplin. With 5 albums to her credit, she has toured and performed with the likes of Jeff Healey, Matt Minglewood, Dutch Mason, Downchild Blues Band, Jack Dekeyser, Del Shannon & David Wilcox http://www.cheryllescom.com

Cheryl Lescom

Lisa Rae Simons   Edmonton native, Lisa Rae Simons, singer and bassist, has been playing the blues for 25 years.  Often compared to her main influence Bonnie Raitt, she has forged a history with dozens of the best including blues hotshots, Ana Popovic, Powder Blues, Kenny Neal, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne, Brandon Isaak, and friend, Jeff Healey who said “In all my travels, Lisa is one of the finest bass players I’ve ever come across.”

Lisa Rae Simons


Joey “Drums” Dimarco, a professional session and performances drummer who has played with Kenny Wayne and many more top blues players over the years all over the world, and just recently this past year, performed at both Salmon Arms and Edmonton Blues Festivals in Canada as well.  http://www.joeydrumsdimarco.com/

Joey Dimarco

International performers will bring their versions of culturally influenced Mexican blues music to the Blues & Blues Rock Stage.  We are pleased to feature Los Mind Lagunas from Mexico City featuring Emiliano Juarez & Alfonso Robledo  They are well known throughout Latin America for their Latin and funky blues stylings. Los Mind Lagunas music: https://youtu.be/KjYFr0CHBrA  Los Mind Lagunas website: http://www.losmindlagunas.com

Los Mind Lagunas, Mexico City, Mexico

Check out the Tequila Blues Explosion YouTube music channel to listen to samples of all the performer’s music.

Also Featuring Present & Future Local Stars from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo:  It was an excellent group of performers at the December 1 & 2 Mexico’s Got Talent Showcase.  Currently, the Festival is still evaluating the performances and how to feature as many as possible at the Tequila Blues Festival.  It is the Festival’s approach to feature local talent during the 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm period as much as possible. Some interesting collaborations are still being discussed. To date we have invited:  Michelle Lavallee, Minuto 59, One Blood Duo, Diego Garcia, and Schan Magnolia, to perform at the Festival.

Minuto 59

Other Festival events include an opening day Welcome to the Blues at the Beach Pool Party starting at 3:00 pm on Friday, January 5 at Villas Paraiso in Ixtapa, with Los Mind Lagunas and Special Guests for music and a meet and greet.  Get more details on all Festival events here.

Advance Tickets Are Available Now.  Ticket prices for the whole concert start at 250 pesos per person for advance purchases with reserved seating available.  It will be a nite out to remember and a highlight of the tourist season in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

The Front Row Reserved Seat, with Backstage and After Party Privileges, Have Been Our Most Popular Ticket Purchase So Far.   Get Yours Here. Please Act Soon. There Are Only So Many Front Row Seats We Can Offer Obviously Before You Get Into Rows 2 & 3.

Group purchases of 10 or more tickets in the same area purchased at the same time are also available with a 20% discount.  AfterParty tickets are available separately.    A Mexico Student rate will be available as well.

Tickets can be purchased in person at Frank’s Restaurant (ask for Frank) and Captain Daniel’s (ask for Daniel) in Ixtapa, and at the Inn at Manzanillo Bay in Troncones (ask for Mike).  Tickets can also be ordered for delivery by calling 755 101 5989.

The Tequila Blues Explosion Festival Int. is a community fundraising project raising funds to create a Youth Foundation in the community.  Projects that we hope to support include providing musical instruments and education, better technology such as laptops and tablets for deserving students and their classroom and others that are brought to us.  Programs that we are interested in helping, for example, are the La Escuela de Musica school and the Colegio de Bachilleres music program, both in Zihuatanejo.  The Festival has partnered with Rotary International and other community leaders to ensure it helps where most needed.

The Festival has partnered with Big BoyTequila as a major sponsor for 2017-2018 and is currently negotiating further long-term sponsorships and partnerships. The Festival is estimated to attract 300-500 new and past visitors and local and in-country residents to their events with widespread communication to USA, Canada, Mexico and Latin America.  Please contact the Festival office at 755 101 5989 to discuss sponsorships with the Festival.

For more information about the Festival, please contact Festival Director, Bob Rempel at 755 101 5989 or by email to: tequilabluesfest@gmail.com    Twitter: @ixtapabluesfest   Facebook: @ixtapabluesfest  Website:  https://tequilabluesrock.com/



The Festival Events

Today we are pleased to announce to all our Tequila Blues Explosion Festival International fans, the following additional details about the Festival Event on January 5 & 6, 2018 in Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

Los Mind Lagunas, Mexico City, Mexico

Friday, January 5
Festival Kickoff: Pool Party at Villas Paraiso in Ixtapa. Villas Paraiso is a Festival partner and will also have special rates for Tequila Blues visitors. Begins at 3:00 pm Hosted by Los Mind Lagunas of Mexico City, with special guest appearances by Festival Headliners. Bring your bikinis, bring your sunscreen. It’s free with a donation to the Ixtapa-Zihua Youth Musical Equipment fund.  Cold drinks will be available!! https://www.facebook.com/hotelvillasparaisoixtapa/

Friday, January 5
Festival Preview in Zihuatanejo…A Tribute Night to the Legends of Blues and Blues Rock. 7:00 pm at Legendz Bar & Grill, a Festival partner. With many special guests, to be announced, and a special appearance by guitar wizard David Gogo, one of our Festival Headliners and others (And a neighbor of Cate Armstrong, Legendz owner, in Nanaimo, BC, growing up. I had to add that). Tickets only available through Legendz Bar & Grill https://www.facebook.com/legendzihua/

Saturday, January 6
Eco Tianguis Zihuatanejo. Centro. 10:00 am to approximately 11:30 am. A great open-air venue supporting the environment and sustainable products. A Tequila Blues partner. Workshops for new and experienced musicians, particularly youth and new groups. We have invited all the performers from Canada and Mexico to come out and support the development of great music in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and teach and give short demonstrations. Perhaps a little jamming and singing Most blues and blues-rock instruments will be supported in smaller groups. Free with a donation please to Youth Music Equipment fund. https://www.facebook.com/ecotianguissanka/

Saturday, January 6
Frank’s Restaurant Ixtapa. 5:30 pm Tailgating with live music and videos and meet and greet performers. Food and drink available through Frank’s. https://www.facebook.com/Franks-Bar-Grill-Ixtapa-163557987…/

Saturday, January 6
Main Concert at Ixtapa Event Centre, beside Frank’s Restaurant. 7:00 pm to approximately 11:15 pm. Headliners approximately at 9:00 pm. Closing jam with all main stage musicians. Don’t leave early. Entrance with Tickets only. Available at Frank’s Restaurant-Ixtapa, Legendz Bar & Grill-Zihua and Captain Daniels-Ixtapa now or by online purchase at https://tequilabluesrock.com/festivaltickets/

Saturday, January 6, Sunday, January 7
AfterParty at Villas Paraiso Patio area by the Pool. 11:30 pm to ?  Entrance only with special AfterParty tickets. Jamming will most likely continue to take place. The stage will be ready.

What events are you going to? Please don’t wait to get tickets for the Main Concert or for the Legend Tribute Night at Legendz in Zihua. Early birds always do get the best seats at Tequila Blues events.

Announcing The Tequila Blues Explosion Festival Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico


Contact: Bob Rempel, Co-Chairperson
Address: Ixtapa, Mexico
Phone: +52 755 101 5989

Email: bobrempel@gmail.com & tequilabluesfest@gmail.com

URL: http://bluesfest.bestformexico.com & https://www.facebook.com/ixtapabluesfest/

Performer Previews-Youtube Channel Link:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChtj8gGbHYwIv_lOTK2jmHQ

(This Release Also Available In Spanish-See Below)

Early Warning: There Will Be An Annual Blues Explosion In Mexico

January 5-8, 2018 at the sunny beaches of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Mexico…But You Should Uncover Your Ears Not Cover Them!

Blues & Blues Rock music is exploding on the live music scene in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico in early 2018 at the 1st Annual Tequila Blues Explosion Festival International.  

Various events will be held in the two communities from January 5-8 to be announced soon, with the main Festival Concert on Saturday, January 6 at the Ixtapa Event Centre.  The final jams of all performers on stage will be can’t miss highlights that can only be felt and heard live, promise organizers.

Headliners for the four-day event are Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and David Gogo, both known worldwide as blues and blues-rock masters.

The full list of headliners and performers includes:  

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, the Zoot suited dressed master of the boppin’ boogie woogie blues style on the piano, who has performed on over 100 big stages worldwide; recently received a lifetime achievement award at the Cincinnati Blues Festival, putting him in the same category as performers such as Ray Charles and Fats Domino and other greats. http://www.kennybluesboss.com

David Gogo, a blues and blues rock master with over 14 albums.  Nominated as Best Blues Guitarist in Canada 9 times, and winning three times, most recently in 2017, David has played Montreal Jazz Festival among many others, just recently performed at the Calgary Blues Festival, and shared the stage with BB King, Buddy Guy and more, http://www.davidgogo.com

Sherman “Tank” Doucette, one the world’s best mouth harp performers and accomplished blues singer, who has just recently performed at both the Salmon Arms Roots & Blues Festival and the Edmonton Blues Festival,   http://www.shermandoucette.com

Cheryl Lescom who sings the blues, r&b, and soul with a powerful voice in the style of Etta James and Janis Joplin, http://www.cheryllescom.com

Alec Fraser Jr. a multi instrument performer and music producer who was the former bass player and singer in Jeff Healey’s Band, one of Canada’s best ever blues guitarists and performers,  https://www.facebook.com/alec.fraser.9, & http://www.biggiolarecords.com/alec-fraser/  and

Joey “Drums” Dimarco, a professional session and performances drummer who has played with Kenny Wayne and many more top blues players over the years and just recently performed at both Salmon Arms and Edmonton Blues Festival as well.  http://www.joeydrumsdimarco.com/

International performers will bring their versions of culturally influenced Mexican blues music to the Blues & Blues Rock Stage.  Currently scheduled to perform are the J.C. Cortes Blues Machine from Morelia, Mexico, who have just recently released a new album  (https://itunes.apple.com/mx/album/blues-machine/id1278368750)  and the well known Emiliano Juarez & Alfonso Robledo Blues Band (https://youtu.be/KjYFr0CHBrA) from Mexico City, who also perform as Los Mind Lagunas.  

Local Mexican performers from the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo area will also have an opportunity to perform and will vie for the privilege of playing on the Big Stage with the performers in January at the “Mexico’s Got Talent”  Battle of the Bands style lead up event on December 1 & 2 at the Ixtapa Event Centre.

Being held close to the best beaches in Mexico, the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo event will be known foremost for its music always, but it has been also officially declared a full fun, a full “let your hair down” festival for all ages, by all performers and organizers, said Bob Rempel, a festival co-chairperson.

Not the least of which will be: Tequila Sampling, Jello Shots, BBQ & Brews, Guitar God workshops, My Blues Story workshops, Battles of the Bands, Mexican Beach Bands competition, the Tequila & Beer Beach Mile novelty event, and a whole mess of other fun, he said.  “Why let everyone think only the best parties in Mexico are in Cancun.  We’re going to take the cover of our hidden gem of a visitor destination for a week”, said Rempel, “and every year after that”.

Advanced ticket sales for the limited number of Founders Passes, Backstage Passes including January 6 After Party Admission and Reserved Front Row Seating go on sale today for a 14 day period, before other Reserved Seating goes on sale.  

A range of ticket prices will be offered so the event is affordable for local residents and visitors alike, promised the organizers. Tickets sales are available online at https://tequilabluesrock.com/festivaltickets, or by direct contact with the Tequila Blues office.

“We are urging friends of the Blues and Blues-Rock all over the world, and friends of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo music to step up and support us now with their purchases and sponsorships so we can deliver the best patron experience possible at the event and allow us to bring in one or two more international performers that will take our first year over the top, said co-chairperson Rempel.

The Tequila Blues Explosion Fest. International for Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is a not for profit event organized by the local chapter of the Blues Appreciation Society, Mexico with support from BobRempel.com, management consultants, with a goal to raise funds to provide better Technology support to the Schools and Children of the two communities and area, and support area Ocean, Beach Preservation and Restoration projects, while foremost providing an amazing music, cultural and travel experience.

Co-chairpersons are:  

Balta Ramirez, Texas & Zihuatanejo, who has successfully raised funds for emergency medical equipment for ambulances in the Zihuatanejo area for several years with his own Zihuatanejo Street Fundraiser event,

Frank Aiello, Ixtapa, who has operated a successful restaurant in the area (Frank’s Restaurant) for over 17 years, with a solid history of excellent customer service and support, and has been on the organizing committee of other festivals in the community, and

Bob Rempel, Manitoba & Ixtapa, who has organized many similar fundraising festivals in Canada on behalf of his own organization, while serving as the executive director of a growing social enterprise in the community, and now is a management, marketing & communications consultant.

As well, Dawn Fairbanks of Ontario, Canada, well known for her Blues South Vacation Tours for the past seven years, with her excellent contacts in the blues community, is an important partner in the Tequila Blues Explosion project.  (http://www.bluessouth.com)

Volunteers ready to assume key positions in leading the growth of the Festival and building community support, are welcomed and should contact the Festival as soon as possible.  


Photos and Videos Available from Websites Noted Above & Festival Office.  Special Needs For Media and Patrons, Please Contact The Festival Office.



Contacto: Bob Rempel, Copresidente

Dirección: Ixtapa, Mexico

Teléfono: +52 755 101 5989

Correo electrónico: bobrempel@gmail.com &


URL: http://bluesfest.bestformexico.com & https://www.facebook.com/ixtapabluesfest/

Reproductor de previews-Youtube Enlace de canal: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChtj8gGbHYwIv_lOTK2jmHQ

(Este lanzamiento está disponible en inglés y español)

Advertencia Temprana: Habrá Una Explosión Anual De Blues En México

Enero 5-8, 2018 en las soleadas playas de Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo México … ¡Pero deberías descubrir tus orejas no cubrirlas!

Blues & Blues La música rock está explotando en la escena musical en vivo en Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, México a principios de 2018 en el 1er Festival Internacional de Explosión de Tequila Blues Internacional.

Se celebrarán varios eventos en las dos comunidades del 5 al 8 de enero, que se anunciarán próximamente, con el concierto principal del Festival el sábado 6 de enero en el Centro de Eventos de Ixtapa. Los atascos finales de todos los artistas en el escenario será no puede faltar los puntos culminantes que se pueden solamente sentir y oír vivo, los organizadores de la promesa.

Los headliners para el evento de cuatro días son Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, y David Gogo, ambos conocidos mundialmente como blues y blues rock masters.

La lista completa de headliners e intérpretes incluye:

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, el zoot adecuado vestido maestro del boppin boogie woogie blues estilo en el piano, que ha realizado en más de 100 grandes escenarios en todo el mundo, recientemente recibió un premio de logro de por vida en el Cincinnati Blues Festival, poniéndolo en la misma categoría que artistas como Ray Charles y Fats Domino y otros grandes. http://www.kennybluesboss.com

David Gogo, un blues y blues maestro de rock con más de 14 álbumes. Nominado como Mejor Guitarrista de Blues en Canadá 9 veces y ganando tres veces, el más reciente en 2017, David ha tocado Montreal Jazz Festival entre muchos otros, recientemente se presentó en el Calgary Blues Festival, y compartió el escenario con BB King, Buddy Guy y más, http://www.davidgogo.com

Sherman “Tank” Doucette, uno de los mejores intérpretes de arpa de la boca y cantante de blues, quien acaba de presentarse en el Salmon Arms Roots & Blues Festival y en el Edmonton Blues Festival, http://www.shermandoucette.com

Cheryl Lescom que canta el blues, el r & b, y el alma con una voz potente en el estilo de Etta James y Janis Joplin. Con 5 álbumes en su haber, ella ha viajado y ha realizado con los gustos de Jeff Healey, de Matt Minglewood, del albañil holandés, de la venda de azules de Downchild, de Jack Dekeyser, de Del Shannon y de David Wilcox http://www.cheryllescom.com

Alec Fraser Jr. es un intérprete de varios instrumentos y productor de música que fue el ex bajista y cantante de Jeff Healey’s Band, uno de los mejores guitarristas y intérpretes de blues de Canadá, https://www.facebook.com/alec.fraser.9, & http://www.biggiolarecords.com/alec-fraser/ y

Joey “Drums” Dimarco, un baterista profesional de sesiones y actuaciones que ha tocado con Kenny Wayne y muchos más actores de blues en los últimos años y que recientemente se ha presentado tanto en Salmon Arms como en Edmonton Blues Festival. http://www.joeydrumsdimarco.com/

Intérpretes internacionales traerán sus versiones de música blues mexicana influenciada culturalmente al Blues & Blues Rock Stage. Actualmente están programadas para realizar la máquina JC Cortes Blues de Morelia, México, que acaba de lanzar un nuevo álbum (https://itunes.apple.com/mx/album/blues-machine/id1278368750) y el conocido Emiliano Juarez & Alfonso Robledo Blues Band (https://youtu.be/KjYFr0CHBrA) de la Ciudad de México, que también realizan como Los Mind Lagunas.

Los artistas mexicanos locales de la zona de Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo también tendrán la oportunidad de actuar y competirán por el privilegio de tocar en la Gran Etapa con los artistas en enero en el evento de “Batalla de las Bandas” 1 y 2 en el Centro de Eventos Ixtapa.

Al estar cerca de las mejores playas de México, el evento Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo será conocido por su música siempre, pero también ha sido declarado oficialmente como una diversión completa, un festival completo “deje el pelo” para todas las edades, por todos artistas y organizadores, dijo Bob Rempel, copresidente del festival.

No menos de lo que será: Tequila Sampling, Jello Shots, Barbacoa y Brews, talleres de Guitar God, talleres de My Blues Story, batallas de las Bandas, competencia de Bandas de Playa Mexicanas, el evento de novedad Tequila & Beer Beach Mile y todo un desastre de otra diversión, dijo. “¿Por qué dejar que todos piensen que sólo las mejores fiestas en México están en Cancún. Vamos a tomar la portada de nuestra joya escondida de un destino de visitantes durante una semana “, dijo Rempel,” y cada año después de eso “.

Venta avanzada de entradas para el número limitado de pases de fundadores, pases de backstage incluyendo el 6 de enero Después de la admisión de parte, asientos de primera fila reservados a la venta hoy por un período de 14 días, antes de que otros asientos reservados salgan a la venta.

Una gama de precios de los billetes se ofrecerá por lo que el evento es asequible para los residentes locales y los visitantes por igual, prometió a los organizadores. Las ventas de entradas están disponibles en línea en https://tequilabluesrock.com/festivaltickets/, o por contacto directo con la oficina de Tequila Blues.

“Estamos pidiendo a los amigos de los Blues y Blues-Rock de todo el mundo, ya los amigos de la música de Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo que nos ayuden y nos apoyen ahora con sus compras y patrocinios para poder ofrecer la mejor experiencia posible en el evento y permitir nosotros para traer uno o dos artistas internacionales más que llevará nuestro primer año por encima de la cima, dijo el co-presidente Rempel.

El Tequila Blues Explosion Fest. Internacional para Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo es un evento sin fines de lucro organizado por el capítulo local de la Sociedad de Apreciación de Blues, México con el apoyo de BobRempel.com, consultores de gestión, con el objetivo de recaudar fondos para brindar un mejor apoyo tecnológico a las Escuelas y Niños de las dos comunidades y el área, y área de apoyo Océano, Preservación de la playa y proyectos de restauración, mientras que proporciona una experiencia asombrosa de la música, cultural y del recorrido.

Los copresidentes son:

Balta Ramírez, Texas y Zihuatanejo, quien ha recaudado con éxito fondos para equipos médicos de emergencia para ambulancias en el área de Zihuatanejo durante varios años con su propio evento de la Fundación Zihuatanejo Street,

Frank Aiello, Ixtapa, que ha operado un exitoso restaurante en la zona (Frank’s Restaurant) por más de 17 años, con una sólida historia de excelente servicio al cliente y apoyo, y ha estado en el comité organizador de otros festivales en la comunidad, y

Bob Rempel, Manitoba e Ixtapa, que ha organizado muchos festivales similares de recaudación de fondos en Canadá en nombre de su propia organización, mientras que sirve como director ejecutivo de una empresa social en crecimiento en la comunidad y ahora es un consultor de gestión, marketing y comunicaciones.

Además, Dawn Fairbanks de Ontario, Canadá, conocida por sus Blues South Vacation Tours durante los últimos siete años, con sus excelentes contactos en la comunidad de

blues, es un socio importante en el proyecto Tequila Blues Explosion. (http://www.bluessouth.com)

Los voluntarios dispuestos a asumir posiciones clave en la dirección del crecimiento del Festival y la construcción de apoyo de la comunidad, son bienvenidos, y debe ponerse en contacto con el Festival tan pronto como sea posible.

Fotos y videos disponibles en sitios web destacados por encima y desde la oficina del festival. Necesidades especiales para los medios de comunicación y los clientes, por favor, póngase en contacto con la Oficina del Festival para que podamos acomodarle.