Monthly Archives: November 2010

La Mafia honored for three-decade career | Houston Music | 29-95.com (via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog)

La Mafia honored for three-decade career | Houston Music | 29-95.com This event is taking place as I am adding this post (I haven’t been online and am just now seeing it).  It will also be aired on TV Azteca  at a later date. Houston’s La Mafia is being honored for 30 years of Tejano music, right in its hometown. Premios Premmusa rolls out the red carpet tonight to honor strictly regional Mexican acts, topped by Oscar de la Rosa and crew. The group released its first album in 1980. Read more via La Mafia honored f … Read More

via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog

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Exclusive Emilio Comeback Concert Pics (via Tejano Beat)

Exclusive Emilio Comeback Concert Pics All photos by Albert Villegas Emilio hit the stage in San Antonio early Sunday morning after an extended absence following his 2008 Easter tour bus crash in Houston.  The crash left him with serious head trauma, from which he is still recovering, along with criminal and civil charges. But Emilio, who it was reported had just served a 72-hour sentence this week, looked determined and his voice sounded strong. Many believed his comeback performance … Read More

via Tejano Beat

“La Reina” jams at fundraiser held for her | via My SA News

 Eva Ybarra was once known as the “Shirley Temple of the Accordion” — a child prodigy who taught herself to play when she was 4.

She has been referred to around conjunto circles as “La Reina” — The Queen — and can still hold her own on the button squeezebox in the male-dominated field.

Read more via “La Reina” jams at fundraiser held for her.

Elida wins the Latin Grammy !!!!

I just saw it on the pre-telecast, and captured this image.   Congrats to Elida y Avante!

You Tube video of La Mafia’s performance at the Aragon in Chicago on Nov 6, 2010 (via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog)

WOW! check out how the crowd reacted to them! … Read More

via Gringz’s La Mafia Weblog

Capitol Latin/EMI Celebrates Selena’s Life and Music with New ‘Performances’ DVD, Capturing Never Before Released Footage from Her 1993 & 1994 Appearances on ‘The Johnny Canales Show’ – Yahoo! Finance

 

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — 15 years after her tragic and untimely death at the age of 23, Selena’s musical legacy will be commemorated by Capitol Latin/EMI this Thanksgiving, in partnership with her family’s company, Q-Productions. On Monday, November 22, a new DVD titled Selena: Performances will be released. Featuring nine previously unreleased performances in 5.1 and DTS Surround Sound, plus interview clips from appearances “The Queen of Tex Mex” made on “The Johnny Canales Show” in 1993 and 1994, the new DVD spotlights Selena’s huge musical talents and superstar charisma

Read more via Capitol Latin/EMI Celebrates Selena’s Life and Music with New ‘Performances’ DVD, Capturing Never Before Released Footage from Her 1993 & 1994 Appearances on ‘The Johnny Canales Show’ – Yahoo! Finance.

YouTube – Austin Tejano Music Coalition 5th Anniversary Celebration (Oct 8, 2010)

The following is what was posted on the You Tube Channel:

ATMC Friday October 8th, 2010 at H&H Ballroom in Austin, Texas. Ruben Ramos & The Mexican Revolution and Salaman performed. DJ Hollywood (Frankie) mixed down the best Tejano Music all night long! All proceeds will go towards scholarships for young tejanos studying music. Thanks to all our sponsors and people that came out to support this important event.

via YouTube – Austin Tejano Music Coalition 5th Anniversary Celebration.