Event Details

– music for the the sea –
Sept 30th -Oct 2nd
In Puerto Penasco MX

Edif. Agustín Cortés S/N Fracc, Las Conchas, 83550 Puerto Peñasco, Son., Mexico


Join Orkesta Mendoza featuring Quetzal Guerrero, plus special guests Salvador DuranMariachi Nuevo Azteca de TucsonLos Èsplifs (DJ set), and Puerto Peñasco’s own Agua De Coco for two special evenings of live music. The concerts will take place Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1 on the picturesque CEDO Field Station grounds on the Gulf of California (4 miles from the Old Port, Puerto Penasco). There will also be a yoga meditation session, natural history talk, festival breakfast, guided nature walk, and snorkeling with sea lions. *100% of proceeds donated to CEDO*

* Friday, Sept 30 | Doors open 6pm Show 7pm.

‘Orkesta Acustico’ ✦ ‘Orkesta Unplugged’ / with Quetzal Guerrero, Salvador Duran, Brian Lopez, Sergio Mendoza, Caleb Michel, Saul Millan and special guests throughout the evening. The concert will be seated and located inside the intimate CEDO courtyard. Enjoy traditional and new compositions from these amazing artists in one special unplugged performance.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

purchase ticketsBoletos 2×1 disponibles para ORKESTA ACUSTICO en la tienda de regalos de CEDO para ciudadanos Mexicanos (550 pesos por boleto)

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* Saturday, Oct 1 | Doors open 5pm Show 6pm.

‘The Big Show’ ✦ ‘El Gran Concierto’ On night two, the celebration moves to the outdoor stage at CEDO, where Orkesta Mendoza will headline a night of amazing music ranging from Cumbia & Mambo to Salsa & Boogaloo! The evening kicks off with Salvador Duran before Agua De Coco hits the stage, then a performance by Mariachi Nuevo Azteca de Tucson, followed by the Orkesta. When the outdoor festivities end, we are moving the party to the courtyard where Los Èsplifs will DJ late into the night.

Food and drinks will be available to purchase.

purchase ticketsBoletos 2×1 disponibles para El Gran Concierto en la tienda de regalos de CEDO para ciudadanos Mexicanos (700 pesos por boleto)



YOGA MEDITATION with QVLN | 8:30am | Meet at CEDO then walk to the beachfront (90 mins)
Join QVLN (Quetzal Guerrero) as he leads this special Yoga meditation session on the steps of the Gulf of California. The unique combination of movement and music is designed to bring mindfulness into the present moment. Participants can expect a well-rounded class that will focus your breath, encourage an internal energy shift, and soothe your senses with vibrational frequency healing.
QVLN – International performing artist, singer, multi instrumentalist and composer, QVLN (pronounced Q-Violin) is at the forefront of music genre evolution and exploration. With an intense understanding of North, Central and South American rhythms, his creative directive is to navigate all forms of musical expression focusing on community outreach, social justice and arts education.

Includes coffee, juice, fresh fruit, granola and fresh pastries after your session in the Cedo courtyard at 10:00am

purchase ticketsSEA OF CORTÉS NATURAL HISTORY TALK & BREAKFAST | 9:00am | CEDO (60 mins)
Learn about the Upper Gulf of California’s natural processes associated with the formation of its oceans, landscapes, flora and fauna and human interactions through our iconic Natural History Talks.

Includes coffee, juice, fresh fruit, granola and fresh pastries after your the talk in the Cedo courtyard at 10:00am

purchase ticketsBREAKFAST AT CEDO | 10:00am

Coffee, juice, fresh fruit, granola and fresh pastries in the Cedo courtyard with a DJ PRIMO playlist.

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SAN JORGE ISLAND: Snorkel with sea lions at bird island | 7:00am (8 hours) | Meet at CEDO
Travel through the Upper Gulf of California on a boat to Isla San Jorge, or Bird Island; a natural protected area under Mexican Federal Government and home to a gargantuan sea lion colony where you’ll get the chance to snorkel or scuba dive to better appreciate its rich biodiversity.

purchase ticketsPINACATE HIKING ADVENTURE | 7:00am (6-7 hours) | Meet at CEDO Let the breathtaking Great Desert of Altar’s sea of sand transport you to an ecosystem like no other in the entire northern hemisphere: the sand dunes of El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve. Discover the majestic panoramic views where you will be able to fully visualize the Pinacate volcanic shield, the Sierra Blanca and Sea of Cortes.