San Javier will become the music capital of Murcia on Tuesday 12th December.

San Javier dresses up for the Yepes Regional Music Awards, honouring the guitarist from Lorca in its seventh edition

San Javier will host the gala of the Premios de la Música de la Región which will be presented for the first time under the new name of Premios Yepes, in honour of the guitarist from Lorca, next Tuesday 12th December at 20:00h in the new winter theatre.

The Awards, which are celebrating their seventh edition, organised by the association “Hay un tigre detrás de ti”, in collaboration with the Community, were presented yesterday in Murcia where the three finalists in the different categories and the three prizes of free designation by the jury were announced.

The Mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, was in charge of announcing the award for the Work of the Media to the journalist Luis Alcázar, from 7, for his work in disseminating regional music. In addition, the Orfeón Fernández Caballero will receive the Leyenda Award and Murcia Live! the award for Cultural Work.

The Fan Futura Festival of San Javier is one of the three finalists, together with the Hermosa Fest and Visor Fest, for the Best Festival Award, already won by the San Javier Jazz Festival in 2019. The awards’ queen categories, which include the different musical genres, are Best Pop Album, for which Karlan’s “Aquí y ahora”, Sara Zamora’s “Time” and Evve’s “Safari” are nominated, and Best Rock Album, for which Neuman, Tarque and Arde Bogotá are nominated. All the finalists in the different categories can be consulted on the awards website at

The Mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo invited to enjoy the gala to be held in San Javier, which will feature performances by four bands from the Region of Murcia: Alec López, Cutre, Evve and Shenandoah. Access will be free until full capacity is reached. Luengo said that for San Javier “it is an honour to host these awards that allow us to make ourselves known outside the municipality and show a new cultural infrastructure that opens its doors to the Culture of the Region”.


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