This year’s Flamenco Festival will honor guitar legend Paco de Lucia

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Tucson, AZ  – On February 25th, the legendary Paco de Lucia succumbed to a heart attack and the flamenco world mourned the loss of a Spanish virtuoso of flamenco guitar.  Though the art form of flamenco doesn’t usually qualify for national news, the announcement of de Lucia’s death appeared on CNN, BBC, NYT, and NPR.  The concerts, musical compositions, and overflowing memorial events commenced.  This September, Tucson will join the rest of the world in honoring Paco de Lucia with the 2nd Annual Guitar Competition and presentation at...

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Royal Elizabeth B&B Official Lodging Sponsor

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast, only half a block away from us, has been a generous  sponsor of our annual festival.  It is a  5 Star Historical B&B Inn only a three minute walk to Casa Vicente with gourmet breakfast, pool, hot tub and exceptional guest service. Perfect place to stay while experiencing our Tucson Flamenco Festival or any downtown event.  Click here to enter their...

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2nd Annual Guitar Competition

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in News | 5 comments

After a very successful first year, the Tucson Flamenco Festival is very excited to announce the Second Annual  Guitar Competition. It is a joint venture with the guitar community in Tucson. Details will be announced shortly. The format will be similar to last year. OPEN Finalists will perform at the festival on Thursday, September 25th. All participants will be given tickets to the opening night of the Flamenco Festival. In addition, the finalists will be given tickets for each night of the festival.  More detailed information as well as...

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