Tag Archives: Tex-Mex Music

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.

“Musica Tejana-Nuestra Musica” Guadalupe San Miguel..

Taking a break from looking for photos, videos and articles on the 2010 Tejano Weekend, to provide you with a Tejano History link. The link below is from the Journal of Texas History (written in 2001) posted at ecomons at the Texas State University.

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For more posts on Tejano History, or that include links to articles, videos etc of Tejano History go to my Tejano History Category

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You Tube Find: “Music of the Texas Mexican Borderlands”

The infomortion posted by the person who uploaded this documentary states the following:
only 30 min is in my possessDocumentary about Tex-Mex music filmed in 1982 by Jeremy Marre. Broadcasted on Dutch TV in the mid 90’s. Movie is available at Amazon.com. Duration of the film is 60 min, unfortunately ion.

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South Texas Soul – The San Antonio Sound- a fascinating and informative video featuring Freddie Fender and Flaco Jimenez

I was surfing around and found this video on You Tube and thought it was quite interesting. 

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