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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.

Puro Conjunto Puro San Antonio (via Conjunto music y más)

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San Antonio now has a Conjunto station in FM! (via Conjunto music y más)

A friend of mine Double EE called me up about a new FM Conjunto station in San Anto.  I immediately went to my radio and heard Chano Cadena and Mickey y sus Carnales on FM!   It turns out that KROB in Corpitos (Corpus Christi) is sending its signal into San Antonio by way of 102.3 on your FM dial. So if you are in the San Anto area just tune in to hear some great Conjunto music! Now San Anto has two great Conjunto stations KROB and KEDA 1540, and … Read More

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Juan Tejeda – 30th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2011 (via Conjunto music y más)

Camaradas: you’re seeing the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s landmark 30th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2011 Tentative Schedule first right here on conjuntoislife. This year we’re having an historic 30th Annual Gala Celebration Fundraiser on Thursday night where we will be paying  tribute to all of those pioneering conjunto musicians who have been inducted into the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame, including those we will be inducti … Read More

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Conjunto Music icon, Flaco Jiménez and friends (via Conjunto music y más)

The beloved Grammy-winning conjunto accordionist and Texas Tornados co-founder has decided to end his solo recording career with a statement: the down-home album “Flaco Jimenez Con Sus Amigos,” made with childhood friends. He says it’s his last solo album. No equivocation. “It’s time,” said Jimenez, 71. “I’m not going to quit. But as far as solo albums, this is the last one.” Coming from the man most responsible for exporting conjunto out of the … Read More

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Marathon, FL hosts Traditional Music artists (Texmaniacs to perform on Sunday, Jan 30, 2011)

 

 6:30 p.m. Los Texmaniacs, San Antonio, Tx. Accordion-led conjunto music of the Tex-Mex border punctuates the sound of this contemporary, high-energy duo: bajo sexto player Max Baca and accordionist David Farias, winners of the 2010 Grammy for Best Tejano Album. They serve up a mix of polka, country, Texas blues and rock, en espanol.

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El Musico: Trey Martinez great nephew of Narcisco Martinez teaches conjunto music (via Conjunto music y más)

“Conjunto music is cool because it’s created here in Texas and what’s even cooler about it is it was created here in La Paloma” Trey Martinez great nephew of Narcisco Martinez teaches, creates conjunto music.  Read more here: El Musico: Trey Martinez. … Read More

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