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Guitarist Rene Heredia to play Vail

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyFlamenco guitarist Rene Heredia this week visits Vail's Marketplace on Meadow Drive for the third time

VAIL – Flamenco guitarist Rene Heredia returns to the Cafe and Bistro at Marketplace on Meadow Drive in Vail Valley Wednesday.

Heredia will perform two shows a night – at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. -Wednesday through Saturday and a special show at 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday.

“Rene brings an energy and passion to his performances that are unmatched,” said Bob McNichols, owner of Marketplace on Meadow Drive.

Heredia is no stranger to Colorado. He has performed at scores of concerts and appearances both public and private. He has performed “Alborada Gitana,” his symphony composition and Flamenco suite for guitar and orchestra, at Red Rocks Amphitheater with the Denver Symphony Orchestra and the Denver Chamber Orchestra. Heredia is also a recipient of the Colorado governor’s and Denver mayor’s awards for excellence.

He has played for royalty such as Price Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia, Queen Noor of Jordan, and dignitaries including U.S. presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. Recently he was a guest artist and lead guitarist with Stewart Copeland, a former member of The Police, in his international and United States tour.

Marketplace on Meadow Drive is located at One Willow Bridge Road in the center of Vail Village, at the corner of Meadow Drive and Willow Bridge Road, just north of International Bridge. From the main Vail parking structure and transportation center, walk one-half block west on Meadow Drive.

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