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First Light Federal Credit Union Presents Alfresco! Fridays Featuring Joe king Carrasco

First Light Federal Credit Union Presents Alfresco! Fridays Featuring Joe king Carrasco

July 7, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Convention Center Plaza

Location:
One Civic Center Plaza
Admission:
Free
Contact Name:
El Paso Live
Contact Phone:
915-534-0600
Website:
http://www.elpasolive.com/alfrescofridays
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/AlfrescoFridays/

About Joe King Carrasco:
Known as the King of Tex-Mex rock and roll, Joe King Carrasco, creates a stylistic borderland of pop rock and Latin rhythms. His cross-cultural stew blends cumbias, vamp, salsa, surf, reggae, blues, and Latin-tinged polkas. It has been a long road, coming from Dumas,Texas, a dusty little west Texas town where in the 7th grade he started playing in garage bands. In his late teens, he was often lured to the beaches in Southern Mexico and was drawn to the Mexican music he was hearing around him. Back in Texas he joined up with future members of the Texas Tornados and formed a band known as Joe King Carrasco & El Molino and in 1978 released his 1st LP titled “Tex-Mex Rock & Roll”. Somehow this record made its way to England and was re-released by Big Beat Records.

About Alfresco! Fridays:
The celebrated concert series that puts the beat in the heart of Downtown El Paso, Alfresco! Fridays, is back for Season 15 presented by FirstLight Federal Credit Union.

Produced by El Paso Live, the FREE concert series takes place Friday evenings May 5 through September 1 at 6 PM at the Downtown Convention Center Plaza.

Alfresco! Fridays showcases top regional talent performing a fun, diverse mix of music including: Mariachi, Salsa, Classic Rock, Cumbia, Tribute, Reggae, Funk and other El Paso favorites. An added feature this season is the FirstLight Fan Lounge. All FirstLight FCU members are invited to the FirstLight Fan Lounge to enjoy shading, private seating and prime views of the stage for free. Each week, all patrons can sign up to win a pair of passes into the lounge to enjoy the benefits.

Food and drinks are available for purchase in the Strike Zone Café. Guests can enjoy a variety of savory fare including tacos (carne asada, achiote chicken, grilled fish and black bean veggie), juicy burgers including Angus, BBQ, relleno and veggie, as well as brats, hot dogs, nachos and refreshing adult beverages.

No outside food, beverages or pets are allowed in the area.