Ixtapa to Host Blues & Rock Talent Show December 1 & 2 – Sign-Up!

Blues and Blues Rock music are exploding on the live music scene in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico. On January 5 & 6, 2018, the tourist destination will host the 1st Tequila Blues Explosion Festival with international headliners including Kenny Wayne, David Gogo, Sherman Doucette, Cheryl Lescom, Joey Dimarco and Alec Fraser Jr., along with Los Mind Lagunas from Mexico, and others. The event will be held at Frank’s in Ixtapa. Local musicians can perform in this international concert by competing in a talent show in December!

“Mexico’s Got Talent” Competition on December 1 & 2, 2017 at Frank’s in Ixtapa

Who are the best Blues and Rock performers In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo? Who deserves to be on the big stage with the international performers at the Tequila Blues Explosion Festival in January 2018?

The Tequila Blues Explosion Festival is holding “Mexico’s Got Talent Fun Night Battles” on Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, 2017.  The December 1st event will be at Frank’s Restaurant in Ixtapa starting at 7:30 p.m. On December 2nd, the event will be at Legendz Restaurant y Bar in Zihuatanejo at 7:00 p.m.

Sign-up to Perform: Local musicians who want to perform in the talent shows should go to the Tequila Blues Explosion Festival Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ixtapabluesfest and leave a message. You can also contact Bob Rempel, the festival’s manager at Whatsapp +52 755 101 5989. The backline is available. Just bring your best material and wow the crowd!

Come and Watch! – It’s Free! The talent shows are free to attend. But, the festival organizers want to give something back to the local community, so, donations at the door will go toward children’s laptops and tablets, and musical equipment. Deserving children with obvious potential will be selected by recommendation from local teachers and principals and local community groups like Rotary.

Get Your Tickets for the Tequila Blues Explosion Festival on January 5 & 6, 2018!

Tickets are now on sale for the Tequila Blues Explosion Festival on Friday and Saturday, January 5 & 6, 2018. The event will be held at Frank’s Restaurant in Ixtapa.

Advanced ticket sales for the limited number of Founders Passes, Backstage Passes, After Party Admission, and Reserved Front Row Seating is currently on sale for a 14 day period before other Reserved Seating tickets go on sale.


A range of ticket prices is available so that the event is affordable for local residents and visitors alike. Tickets sales are available online at http://bestformexico.com/bluesfest/festivaltickets/ or by direct contact with the Tequila Blues office.

“We urge the friends of Blues and Blues-Rock all over the world, and friends of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo music to support us with their purchases and sponsorships so we can deliver the best entertainment experience possible,” said festival co-chairperson Bob 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 a goal to raise funds to provide better technical support to the schools and children of Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and to support local ocean conservation projects.

Here is a preview of some of the headliner performers!

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne & Friends – Blueberry Hill

Cheryl Lescom

Los Mind Lagunas

For more information about Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, visit:  Local Attractions & Activities.





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