Blues and Arts Festival - Since 2007, the Blues & Arts Festival has been the setting the standard for music festivals in Baja, and the premiere showcase of true Americana music in Baja California Mexico. Each year the festival raises the bar with a showcase of the best blues artists from throughout western United States and Mexico. In addition to great music, the festival has artist exhibiting a huge variety of fine art from jewelry and collectibles to painting and sculptures.
Armando Becerril, who signs his work as BECRIS was born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico in 1955. Since the age of thirteen he became interested in drawing and enjoyed public recognition. He started reproducing the old Masters. At the age of 17 he felt a desire to study color, he went to Mexico City, where he studied art in the National Academy of Arts San Carlos. Now after fine tuning his talent for more than 35 years he celebrates his love and dedication to the Arts by painting Mexico as it is. Some of his paintings also have been acquired by private collectors in several countries around the world. Among these we can mention multiple-Oscar winning movie directors and producers James Cameron and Mel Gibson.