Javier Mendoza to perform free concert Sept. 19 at Penn State York

Penn State York’s Cultural and Performing Artists series kick-offs with the acoustic guitar sounds of Javier Mendoza on Monday, Sept 19.  This free performance is set for 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center at the campus.  This series is sponsored by the campus and MediaOnePA.  Tickets are not required for free performances.

Mendoza blends rock and roll with his Spanish roots and combines those elements with classical and modern rock influence to deliver a unique transnational sound.   He sings in English and in Spanish and throughout his 12-year career has been working hard and gaining fans one show at a time. With 11 albums spanning 11 years, Mendoza demonstrates his ability as a singer, songwriter and performer.

Most recently, Mendoza was voted the best male solo artist in the 2011 River Front Times Music Award.  He has worked with some of the best musicians in the region and shared the stage with the likes of Willie Nelson, Blues Traveler, Everclear, Los Lobos, The Roots, Ben Folds, Idina Menzel, Duran Duran and many more.

To learn more about Mendoza, visit his website at www.javiermendoza.com online.


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Last Updated September 15, 2011