The biggest festival in the country of Belize, The International Costa Maya Festival is set to take place from Thursday, August 1, 2013 to Sunday, August 4, 2013. The festival is known for having the best in cultural presentation from the participating countries of the Mundo Maya. This year the highlight of the festival will be the international performance by the Latin Grammy-Nominated band Los Yonics.
José Manuel's Zamacona y Los Yonic’s have been delivering 36 years of impressive artistic performances they have produced 33 albums, sold millions of copies in Mexico and abroad, have received gold and platinum awards and nominated twice for an International Grammy.
"Soy Yo", "Palabras Tristes", "Con El Alma En La Mano", "Rosas Blancas", "Muchacha Mágica", "Y Te Amo", "Un Dolor", "Corazón Vacío", "Pero Te Vas A Arrepentir", "Pétalo Y Espinas", "Un Títere", "Cama Tibia" y "Desde El Dia Que Te Fuiste", are some of the big hits that are heard throughout Mexico, Central America, South America and the United USA.
Los Yonic’s began playing together in San Luis Pedro but later moved to Acapulco, playing both tropical pop music and ballads. Their music became very popular among American-Hispanics in cities such as Los Angeles, San Jose, Phoenix, Arizona, and El Paso. They had a string of #1 albums on the Billboard Regional Mexican charts in the 1980s, have been recipients of countless awards, and have continued to enjoy chart success on the American market since.
Members of Los Yonics are:
Johnny Ayvar – lead vocals
Jose Manuel Zamacona – vocals, guitar
Mountain Martin – piano
Eduardo Corner – saxophone, flute
Vincente Martinez – saxophone, flute.