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El Sueño

The Dream Benefit Show

Join us for a night of Music and Comedy featuring Watsonville’s own Andy Vargas, vocalist from the legendary band Santana, and his band Souleros and Tortilla Soup. The evening also features comedy by Frankie Quinones AKA: “Creeper.” Creeper is Quinones’ most recognized character as he portrays a reformed cholo and fitness guru with his famous “CholoFit” video skits. Other local musical talent and DJ will open up the night’s festivities!

The Andy Vargas Foundation

The Andy Vargas Foundation’s mission is to inspire, educate and mentor underserved youth who strive for a career in the music industry. The Andy Vargas Foundation achieves its mission by providing youth access to musical instruments and music education classes; music writing and publishing courses; and financial support to continue a higher education in the field of music and arts.

Event Information

Sat, December 14, 2019
6:30 PM – 11:00 PM PST

Rio Theatre
1205 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

16 Years and older; ID will be required for beer and wine sales.

Ticket Information

Online Sales Close on December 13, 2019. Any available tickets will be sold DAY OF SHOW at the door from 4 PM – 9 PM. Get your tickets early! Last year we sold 80% of tickets in the first 3 weeks! Tickets are being sold online, by phone any by select locations. Limited Wheelchair seating is available.

Wine, beer, and NEW Souleros merchandise will be sold that evening (average item cost is $25). Proceeds from tickets, merchandise, and drink sales benefit the Andy Vargas Foundation scholarship program for Watsonville High School. Cash preferred for all merchandise and drink sales. Please drink responsibly


Featuring Special Guests

Frankie Quinones

“Creeper-Cholofit” –

Tortilla Soup