First Thursday Night Market: Olé Edition
4 – 8 p.m.
Journey into Spain by joining Pearl for the 2nd Olé edition of First Thursday Night Market in August. The legendary Chayito Champion will captivate Pearl patrons with heartfelt and passionate flamenco performances. Chayito has toured the world with world renowned artists like the late Jose Greco, Antonio Vargas, Teo Morco, Pilar Riojas and Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo to name a few. Chayito has received awards for her cante Flamenco and is a Tricential 300 grant recipients. Chayito is the chief executive officer for Flamenco Arts Society of San Antonio and will be performing with the Los Flamencos de San Antonio dance troupe Thursday evening. Night Market goers will still be able to purchase items from their favorite vendors that evening. This is a free event.
An Evening of Zarzuela
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Experience the musical world of Spanish Zarzuela! Zarzuela is a Spanish
theatrical genre that includes song and spoken word and incorporates operatic and popular songs. Soprano Judith Rodriguez, tenor Erich Schmidt, and pianist Anna Hakabyan will perform a selection of famous arias. The evening performance includes tapas and Spanish wine (cash bar). This event is presented by Casa de España en San Antonio in honor of the City’s Tricentennial. Purchase tickets here.
Luis Gallo and Chef Johnny Hernandez
6 – 9 p.m.
Join us as we transform The Stables at Pearl into a Spanish-inspired “tablao” to
showcase dynamic entertainment and great culinary fare. Madrid is home to renowned flamenco tablao including Café de Chinitas and Casa Patas. Doors open at 6 p.m. and performance begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available via Ticketbud.
Sound Cream Sunset Sessions:
Wednesdays | 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Sound Cream Sunset Sessions is a weekly dance party and DJ showcase. For this special Olé Edition, Sound Cream draws inspiration from Spanish influences with ALL female DJs from across Texas and finishing strong with a heavy hitter from Brooklyn.
Sounds of Spain & South Texas
Fridays | 7/24, 7/27 & 8/31 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Canciones is a free concert series dedicated to Texas music from a South Texas sensibility. During Olé, San Antonio, visiting artists from Spain will showcase their music alongside our South Texas favorites.