Mercedes Mendive
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  1. January 29 - February 3, 2018
    Basques and Buckaroos 2018 Cowboy Poetry Performances To Be Announced
  1. November 15, 2017
    Wester Folklife Center 501 Railroad Street Elko, NV 6-8 p.m. Wednesday 11/15/2017 Performance by Elko's soulful band, Southwind Guest appearance by Mercedes Mendive
  2. November 11, 2017
    A little music to celebrate one of Elko's very own... 8:30 to 11:00 p.m.
  1. October 7, 2017
    California Trail Center 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring Elko Arinak Dancers
  2. October 1, 2017
    Elko City Park St Joseph's Church Celebration 12:30 p.m. Featuring Elko Arinal Dancers
  1. September 9, 2017
    Santa Rosa Basque Festiva; Paradise Valley, Nevada 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Elko Arinak Dancers will perform Music performed by Mercedes Mendive The evening Dance will feature Jean Flesher and Mercedes Mendive
  2. September 7, 2017
    Great Basin College Pioneer Reception Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:00 pm to 6:30 p.m. By Invitation
  1. August 26, 2017
    Elko County Democrats Dinner Featuring Arinak Basque Dancers Music performed by Mercedes Mendive Elko Convention Center 700 Moren Way, Elko, NV 89801
  2. July 28, 28 2017
    San Inazio Boise, Idaho Kick off on the Basque Block Music by Mercedes Mendive 6-8 pm Music by Xabi Aburruzaga 8-10 pm Come out and enjoy a great time!
  1. July 21st - July 22nd
    Performances by Elko Arinak Music provided by Mercedes Mendive NABO Convention Buffalo, Wyoming
  2. July 14 & 15 2017
    Performances by Mercedes Mendive and Errebal Friday, 14 Kickoff at the Santa Fe 235 Lake St, Reno, NV 89501 Kickoff begins at 8 pm Saturday, July 15, Loui's Basque Corner 301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512
  1. July 1, 2017
    The Start Hotel Basque Restaurant 246 Silver Street 9 pm, Saturday July 1st Performing original compilations and traditional Basque Music. Beau Steward on percussion.
  2. June 3, 2017
    The Star Hotel Basque Restaurant 246 Silver Street, Elko Nevada Time: TBA A little music to nurture the soul... and a few surprises! Come join us for a fun evening! Music by Mercedes Mendive
  1. May 20, 2017
    A cameo performance at the annual Sagardotegi! Thank you for a wonderful evening Boise! Basque Center Boise, ID
  2. May 15, 2017
    The Star Hotel Basque Restaurant 246 Silver Street, Elko Nevada 6:00 pm - Elko Basque Dancer Intermediate Group Music by Mercedes Mendive
  1. May 6, 2017
    California Trail Center located off of Interstate 80 (Hunter exit, 7 miles west of Elko). Saturday, 05/06/2017 beginning at 2 pm Live performance by the The Arinak Basque Dancers Performance Music Provided by Mercedes Mendive
  2. May 1, 2017
    Elko's 100 Year Centennial Celebration Downtown corridor next to the Train monument Live performance by the Arinak Basque Dancers Performance Music Provided by Mercedes Mendive
  1. April 28, 2017
    04/28/2017 - 7:00 pm Cattle Women's Regional Meeting. Northeastern Nevada Museum 1515 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801 Elko Arinak Dancers Music provided by Mercedes Mendive
  2. April 26, 2017
    California Trail Center located off of Interstate 80 (Hunter exit, 7 miles west of Elko). Wednesay 04/26/2017, 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Arinak Basque Dancers live performance Music Provided by Mercedes Mendive
  1. April 7, 2017
    CARNIVAL NIGHT - Flagview School, Elko, NV The Intermediate Elko Arinak Dancers will perform in the afternoon (time 5:30pm). Music provided by Mercedes Mendive
  2. March 11, 2017
    Sheepherder's Ball Elko Basque Club 1601 Flagview Elko, NV Doors open at 5 pm Music by Amerikanuak and by Mercedes Mendive Performances by Elko Arinak Dancers Special Dedication to Tiffany Urresti and Family
  1. March 7, 2017
    PRIVATE PERFORMANCE Ruby 360 Lodge Ruby Mountain HeliSki Lamoille, NV
  2. February 17, 2017
    Star Hotel Basque Restaurant 246 Silver Street, Elko Nevada 5:30 pm - Elko Basque Dancer Intermediate Group 6:30 to 8:30 pm - Music by Mercedes Mendive
  1. February 3, 2017
    Western Folklife Center Stake Holder Breakfast Location: Western Folklife Center 501 Railroad St., Elko, NV 89801 The breakfast gathering will showcase traditional and modern Basque music, giving the attendees a preview of Basque Culture which will be showcased for the 2018 Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
  2. January 14, 2017
    Winterfest - Battle Mountain, Nevada Battle Mountain/Lancer County Convention Center 625 S Broad St, Battle Mountain, NV 89820 Mercedes had the opportunity to share her music during the Battle Mountain Winterfest dinner. It was a wonderful evening surrounded by wonderful people.
  1. December 31, 2016
    Elko Basque Center The Basque Club New Year’s party will be held at 7 p.m. at the Basque Clubhouse on Saturday. Entry is free to the public. 1601 Flagview Drive Elko, NV Music in part provided by Mercedes Mendive
  2. December 27, 2016
    Please join us for a fun couple of fun-filled hours... Star Hotel & Basque Restaurant 246 Silver St, Elko, NV 89801 Time: 7 to 9 pm Mercedes Mendive, featuring Tom Goicoechea on drums
  1. October 26, 2016
    The Elko Ariñak Basque Dancers will perform at the book signing for Vince Juaristi. Vince's latest book is titled: "Basque Firsts: People Who Changed the World". Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Leonard Center Bookstore Foyer Great Basin College 7:30 -8:30 p.m. / 7 pm Author Interview/Book signing follows interview. Basque Dancers will perform; Live music by Mercedes Mendive.
  2. October 15, 2016
    Mercedes Mendive (featuring dancers from the Ariñak Project) Star Hotel & Basque Restaurant 246 Silver St, Elko, NV 89801 Time: 7:30 to 11 pm
  1. October 1, 2016
    Come join us at the California Trail Center located off of Interstate 80 (Hunter exit, 7 miles west of Elko). Time: 2 pm The Elko Ariñak dancers will perform Music provided by: Mercedes Mendive Come out and join us for an entertaining time. Hope to see you there.
  2. September 10, 2016
    Paradise Valley, Nevada Please come join us for the Paradise Valley Basque Festival. There will be live music by Mercedes Mendive, live dance performances by the Elko Ariñak Dancers, Ardi Baltza and The Winnemucca Basque Dancers. Mass begins at 10 a.m. followed by lunch in the park. Dance begins by 7 pm. See you there!
  3. August 6, 2016
    Please come join us for the First Annual Western Herritage Festival sponsored by the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada. Mercedes Mendive prerforming at 7 p.m.
  4. July 29-30, 2016
    San Inazio Mercedes Mendive will be performing on the Basque block in Boise, Idaho beginning at 7 pm on Friday, July 29th for "kickoff". The fun continues with festivities and a street dance on Saturday, July 30th with Amuma Says No. Accordion music by Mercedes will also be live in the Basque Center.
  5. July 15-16, 2016
    Please join me at the Reno Basque Festival. Kickoff will begin at Louie's Basque Corner on Friday, July 16th at 7 pm Located at 301 E 4th St, Reno, NV 89512 Phone: (775) 323-7203 Saturday, July 16 please join us at Wembly Park in downtown Reno for games, dancing, live music and food and drinks.
  6. July 7-9, 2016
    Presenting the Great Basin Basque Dancers (formed with the Elko Ariñak Basque Dancers and the Ardi Baltza Basque Dancers), we are happy to report that we will be attending the Smithsonian Folklife Festival located at the National Mall. The festival will have a special emphasis on Basque Culture. We will be performing 2 shows a day beginning on July 7th through the 9th. Thank you to our community for the tremendous support we were given which made attending this prestigious event possible.
  1. July 1, 2 & 3rd, 2016
    Elko Basque Festival Kickoff: Friday July 1st at the Elko Basque Center located at 1601 Flagview Drive, Elko. Admission is free. Food and drinks will be served The Elko Ariñak Basque Dancers will kickoff the event accompanied by live music by Mercedes Mendive. Saturday, July 2nd Parade in Downtown Elko followed by continued festivities at the Elko Basque Center. Dance Saturday night: Music by Mercedes Mendive and Ardi Baltza Sunday - more festivities at the Basque Center including lunch, other food and drinks, live sports, and music. Free admission.
  2. June 12, 2016
    Come enjoy traditional Basque cuisine, music, dancing, games and much more at our 38th annual festival. The Race to Winnemucca Basque 5K kick the events off at the Bode Howard Memorial Pool, Saturday, registration at 7:00 a.m., race begins at 8:00 a.m. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Model T and will proceed down Winnemucca Boulevard. The festivities will immediately follow the parade at the convention center lawn and will continue all day with a dance beginning at 6:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be served throughout the festival. Join us again on Sunday for more entertainment and a Basque breakfast at 9:00 a.m. at the convention center. This is a wonderful family event, hope to see you all there!!!
  3. May 22, 2016
    This weekend's lead up activity for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival "Innovation by Basque Culture," is the third and final installment of Txotx! on May 22nd from 6:30-9pm at the Colony Club, 3118 Georgia Ave. NW. The event will feature Mercedes Mendive, accordionist from Elko, as their guest performer. Cost of the event is $25 and includes pintxos and unlimited cider. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
March 12, 2016


Sheepherders Ball 1601 Flagview Drive Elko - Basque Center

Please join us for dinner and a dance with live music by Jean Flesher and Mercedes Mendive. Doors open at 5 pm.

Special dedication to Bernardo Yanci