Monthly Archives: October 2010

Los Texmaniacs | Articles/Archives | Style Weekly

This is an interesting and informative article on Max Baca of Los Texmaniacs published in Style Weekly (in Richmond VA) a couple of weeks ago, prior to their performance at the Richmond Folk Fest

Bajo sexto magnifico
by Brent Baldwin

Years ago while playing a gig in Washington with departed Tejano singing great Lydia Mendoza, Max Baca met Smithsonian Folkways’ Dan Sheehy and pitched him a conjunto album.

Read more via Los Texmaniacs | Articles/Archives | Style Weekly.

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Some You Tube Videos of Emilio’s return to Mexico, Monterrey on 10-2-2010 and San Luis Potosi on 10-9-2010

The first two are from Far West Rodeo in Monterrey (Same song from 2 different vantage points)

The one below is from Ocho Segundos in San Luis Potosi

PHOTOS: San Benito hosts Conjunto Festival | hosts, photos, san – Local News – Valley Morning Star

Click on the link below to view the rest of the photos.

PHOTOS: San Benito hosts Conjunto Festival | hosts, photos, san – Local News – Valley Morning Star

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Conjunto Explosion at Bea’s in Houston on Thursday 10-14-2010 to be broadcast live…

Of course, if you live in Houston, you’re going to want to be there, but if you can’t make it, you can listen to El Norte 107.9/101.7 or you can listen ONLINE.

Elida performs at St. James’ Fall Festival (via Tejano Beat)

Elida performs at St. James' Fall Festival Elida Reyna performed in front of hundreds of people at St. James' annual Fall Festival in San Antonio, Oct. 10. She told the crowd that various members of her family were in attendance to watch her perform. One Tejano artist who accompanied Elida was Shelly Lares, who watched from behind the stage. Elida will be on The Raulito Show, which will be taped at Sam's Burger Joint, in San Antonio, on Wednesday. Visit the Raulito Show website to see liv … Read More

via Tejano Beat

La Mafia to perform at the 2010 Dallas Latin GRAMMY® Street Party on Sunday 10-17-2010 (via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog)..update La Mafia will be performing from 5:45-7:00PM

La Mafia to perform at the 2010 Dallas Latin GRAMMY® Street Party on Sunday 10-17-2010 The festivities begin at noon. I recommend that you get there early! The information below is from the Univision website. Click on the link at the bottom for more information   La 11va entrega del Latin GRAMMY está a la vuelta de la esquina y que mejor que empezar a celebrar con una fiesta que incluirá las actuaciones de Beto y sus Canarios, Palomo y La Mafia. More info via Latin GRAMMY® Street Party – Univision La Que Buena 94.1 FM. … Read More

via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog

IADT-SA celebrates Selena’s style (via Tejano Beat)

The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT-San Antonio) held a fashion show, “Celebrando Estilo,” on Sept. 30, 2010, at La Villita Assembly Hall to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and included a tribute to Selena with a display of fashions inspired by the Tejano icon’s style. Tejano vocalist Stefani Montiel was a special model in the fashion show and we have an interview with her coming up, too! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/wat … Read More

via Tejano Beat