PACHANGA LATINO MUSIC FESTIVAL AND CITY OF AUSTIN ANNOUNCE TEX-MEX TARDEADAS IN PLAZA SALTILLO

November 16, 2010 (Austin, TX)‹The Pachanga Latino Music Festival, a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival, in collaboration with the City of Austin present Tex-Mex Tardeadas, a series of conjunto music concerts for the community at the Plaza Saltillo on the east side. This special series highlights a genre of music native to the South Texas region and rich with the lively sounds of the accordion and the traditional 12-string bajo sexto.

First built in 1998 as a gift to Austin by the sister city of Saltillo, Mexico, the Tex-Mex Tardeadas are a genuine and community-friendly way to celebrate the newly renovated Plaza Saltillo. The two-hour, fun-filled family event is FREE to all and features live music from homegrown conjunto bands, dance contests, prizes, food and more! The next Tex-Mex Tardeada will take place on Sunday, November 20, 2011 with a performance by Conjunto Romo ³Los Little Rascals.² Austin legend and premier conjunto accordionist, Johnny Delgollado ³El Montopolis Kid,² performs on Sunday, November 27, 2011.  For more information, please visit http://www.pachangafest.com/.

WHAT:             Pachanga Latino Music Festival Tex-Mex Tardeadas

WHO:               November 20, 2011

Conjunto Romo ³Los Little Rascals²

November 27, 2011

Johnny Degollado Y Su Conjunto

WHERE:           Plaza Saltillo

412 Comal St.

Austin, Texas

WHEN: November 20, 2011

3:00 p.m. ­ 5:00 p.m.

November 27, 2011

3:00 p.m. ­ 5:00 p.m.

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About Pachanga Fest

Pachanga is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art and the impact it has on American culture today. For more information visit www.pachangafest.com, and for up-to-the-minute news follow us on Facebook at Pachanga Latino Music Festival and on Twitter at pachangafest.

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