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Charlie Spieker

Country Rockers The Mavericks to play The Fargo Theatre in September


Jade Presents has announced that country/rock group The Mavericks will play the stage at The Fargo Theatre on Sunday, September 17, 2023. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 10.

The Mavericks, the eclectic rock and country group known for crisscrossing musical boundaries with abandon, has gone through three distinct phases since it was founded in Miami in 1989. An initial period of heady success marked by big hits and critical acclaim in the ‘90s. A long hiatus started in 2003 when the musicians each went their own way. And finally, a triumphant reunion in 2012 which held long enough for them to recently celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary.

Now, The Mavericks have ushered in the fourth phase of their evolution with the #1 Billboard debut of their first-ever, all-Spanish album, “En Español”, released on the band’s own Mono Mundo label. Although all 12 tracks are in Spanish, as the title suggests, the collection represents a diversity of musical styles and cultural traditions, from tender boleros to brassy mariachi to reimagined Afro-Cuban classics. Seven of the tunes are familiar gems drawn from the vast Latin American songbook, while five are originals.

Like the band’s entire body of music, this one album cannot be boxed into a single category. The songs are as diverse as Latin America itself and as cohesive as the ideal of the American melting pot. To season this rich musical paella, The Mavericks add their signature country/rock/Tex-Mex flavors and a refreshing spontaneity to the mix. “En Español” flips the band’s usual fusion formula, which adds a striking assortment of genres – salsa, ska, norteño, mariachi, and much more – to its sturdy rock/country base. Now, the foundation is solidly Latin with streaks of irreverent rock and twangy guitars running through it, all branded with the unmistakable Mavericks style.

If you go…



FARGO THEATRE | 314 Broadway N., Fargo, N.D., 58102

Tickets on sale Friday, March 10, 10 a.m. A special online only presale Thursday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Reserved seating $59.50, $69.50 and $79.50. Additional fees may apply.

Event link: https://jadepresents.com/event/2023-the-mavericks-fargo/