Category Archives: Tejano News

New Tejano Station in the RGV

Que Pasa has changed formats, BUT there is a new Tejano Station in the RGV, Super Tejano 102.1.

Border Media launches the Rio Grande Valley’s newest station, “Super Tejano — Where Tejano Lives,” replacing Rhythmic Country KPRR-FM on 102.1 and Adult Hits KZSP-FM on 95.3. The station began broadcasting its new Tejano format on August 15 and targets Adults 25-54

Read more via RADIO ONLINE ®.

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The new single from Oscar’s upcoming solo album is now available on iTunes! (via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog)

The new single from Oscar's upcoming solo album is now available on iTunes! Oscar’s Solo album will be released around the end of this year or early next year. (And no he is not leaving La Mafia) … Read More

via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog

Tejano Roots in Alice struggles to keep museum, music alive » Corpus Christi Caller-Times

ALICE —

Whether the term is Chicano, Mexican-American, conjunto or ranchero, the musical roots are all the same.

Tejano music in South Texas is a cultural experience, and while some believe it is dying, others are working to preserve it.

The Tejano Roots Hall of Fame Museum in Alice is doing just that.

Read more via Tejano Roots in Alice struggles to keep museum, music alive » Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

Conjunto legend Cha Cha Jimenez dies at 64 | legend, cha, conjunto – TheMonitor.com

RIP Cha Cha.

Conjunto legend Abelardo “Cha Cha” Jimenez Sr. died early Wednesday morning after battling liver cancer. He was 64.

Read more via Conjunto legend Cha Cha Jimenez dies at 64 | legend, cha, conjunto – TheMonitor.com.

Alice Echo News – Alice, TX > Archives > Obituaries > Javier Villanueva

RIP JV, you will be missed.


Javier Villanueva, “J.V.” and “The Dean of Tejano”, went to be with the Lord June 10, 2011, at the age of 61 surrounded by his family. He was born in Alice, Texas on June 10, 1950 to Antonio and Ernestina Villanueva.

Read more via Alice Echo News – Alice, TX > Archives > Obituaries > Javier Villanueva.

Meeting of the supergroups | Houston Music | 29-95.com

 Duran Duran brought the nostalgia last week to a sold-out crowd at Warehouse Live. Then, they hit the studio.

Urbana Recording Studio, to be exact — home of Grammy-winning Tejano group La Mafia.

Read more via Meeting of the supergroups | Houston Music | 29-95.com.

Canales releases Selena DVD from his shows – San Antonio Express-News

The show, which Canales also produced from Corpus Christi and later Monterrey, Mexico, featured Tejano and norteño artists. For many of those artists, “The Johnny Canales Show” was among their first television appearances. Selena, the late Tejano queen, was one of those up-and-coming artists who got some early exposure on the show.

Clips of Selena’s numerous performances on “The Johnny Canales Show” have been compiled on a DVD titled “Selena: Performances Live,” available now in Walmart stores nationwide.

Read more via Canales releases Selena DVD from his shows – San Antonio Express-News.