The Rosarito Beach Hotel is pleased to announce that the Mexican superstar, Jose Jose…celebrating his 50th Anniversary as a universally acclaimed international performer…will be returning as Celebrity Judge for the second season of its popular ‘Baja Idol’ competition. The event will be held in the hotel’s main showroom, the historic Salon Mexicano, on Saturday evening, March 23rd, beginning promptly at 7:00 PM. In addition, the iconic Jose will be honored as the 1st Inductee into Baja’s Salon de Fama (Hall of Fame) of Mexican Music Performers…and for his 50 Years of Performing Excellence… in a special ceremony that will take place on Friday evening, March 22nd, at 7:00 PM in the Salon de Quixote.
The best vocal talent from northern Baja and southern California will be competing for cash prizes, future live concert performances, & recording studio opportunities. For all those who are interested in participating, please note that the a cappella auditions at the hotel, limited to the first 100 registrants, will be held from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM on March 16th. Completed registration forms, accompanied by a nominal registration fee of 250 mnpesos ($20 dlls), must be received no later than March 2nd. Please contact Rosy Torres at email@example.com or (661) 850-1773 to receive a form and all the detailed information. The top fifteen performers, as chosen by a panel of experts, will move on to the finals to be held one week later.
Then two other highly qualified judges…Bo Bendana, the accomplished professional vocalist who performed worldwide with her own group and Gil Sperry, a music teacher and author of the ‘Mariachi for Gringos’ series of books…will join the internationally acclaimed vocalist, whose recordings have sold over 35 million copies worldwide, to determine the runner-up AND this year’s ‘Baja Idol!’
Your emcees for the evening’s festivities will be famous Tijuana television host Juan Carlos Scolari and the beautiful Claudia Urias, who handled similar duties at the 1st Baja Idol as well as at the 2nd and 3rd Annual Rosarito Beach International Mariachi & Folklórico Festivals.
The event will be filmed by the famed cinematographers from RealArt Films….Samuel Paredes Valdespino and Michelle Hinojo Oceguera…for future video syndication.
The finals of ‘Baja Idol’, featuring your top 15, will be held on Saturday evening, March 23rd, in the Salon Mexicana, the main showroom of the hotel. The doors will open for first come-first served seating at 6:00 PM with the actual competition set to begin at 7:00 PM. Tickets to enjoy all of this exciting entertainment are priced at a very reasonable $100 mnpesos ($8 dlls) each. Table service of botanas and bebidas will be available for purchase.
A special feature will be an award to the best fan group, as chosen by the judges, of a free ‘taquiza’ party for up to thirty people to be held in one of the hotel’s major salons.
‘Baja Idol’ is one event that you won’t want to miss. Don’t forget to bring your camera as there will be ample opportunities to get you and your family pictured with Jose Jose!
For more information, audition registration, ticket sales, and hotel reservations, please contact Rosy Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org or (661) 850-1773.
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