Tag Archives: Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame

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.

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.

The Tejano Roots Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is this weekend, 9-24-2010 – 9-25-2010

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Jim Luna: concert promotions ‘for the people’ via RamiroBurr.com..

While many people think the entertainment world is sexy, fun and glamourous, it can be anything but, says Angleton, Texas promoter Jim Luna.

There’s long hours, hard workd, a ton of worries and endless details.

Luna, a 33-year veteran of concert promotions along the Texas Gulf Coast, is also a Tejano ROOTS Hall of Famer, a rarity for promoters.

He has several shows coming up including Little Joe Y La Familia the Tejano legend who headlines the major Labor Day weekend event Sept. 4 with Jimmy Gonzalez y Mazz, and Veronica y Avance at Hallaballoos in Houston.

via Jim Luna: concert promotions ‘for the people’.

Click on the above link to read the article (which also has information on some exciting events that Jim has coming up)  on RamiroBurr.com.  Congratulations Jim, on your upcoming induction into the Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame!