When Ruben y Su Klika Tejana took the stage at this year’s Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival in Austin TX, the anticipation of hearing Ruben’s group perform Conjunto Valluco style ended. The first song Ruben y Su Klika Tejana belted out told me and everyone that attended the Conjunto Festival that we were in for treat. Read more
Austin, TX - The release of her debut single is a dream come true for 18-year-old Tejano singer Devin Banda.Devin has been around musicians her entire life. From a very young age, she would accompany her mother, a Tejano radio DJ, to live music events and festivals featuring the biggest stars and legendary performers. Read more
Austin, Texas – Crossroads Events is proud to announce their successful two day music production, the Mexican American Experience (MAE), will return for the fourth continuous year to the grounds of the the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), 600 River St. Austin, TX 78701 on Wednesday, March 12th and Thursday, March 13th 2014. The event will showcase local and regional talent in collaboration with the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), Austin Parks and Recreation Department, the City of Austin and private sponsors.Read more..
If I was told a year ago I would be writing an article on a Tejano artist from Florida, I would have said really! (So are there Top Tejano musicians from Florida with the same caliber and talent as musicians in Tejas?) But that’s where I find myself today exposing to the world of Tejano fans one the top talents out of Florida Jesse Villarreal.
Jesse is about to release his new CD “Loco Por Ti” But before I get ahead of myself I need to explain how Jesse got to this point in his career. Read full article..
The 2013 Person of the Year is Ramona Landeros, Ramona heads up the annual Tejano Conjunto Festival in Sacramento California. Landeros is the founder of the event but states “It’s the work of my great committee, staff and volunteers that have made the event so successful.” Born in San Juan Texas, Ramona was introduced to hard work by her parents who were migrant farm workers. Her parents would travel to California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to work in the fields. There she learned the value of a day’s hard work as she worked side by side with her parents. She also kept up her grades in elementary and high school. When asked what school (s) she attended she laughed saying “which state and what city”. Read more..
Veronique Medrano is an up and coming Tejano singer from Brownsville, TX, who has recently released her debut CD entitled “Encantadora.” The ten track project has several styles on the album from traditional rancheras & cumbias to the modern Tejano beat that some artists are now putting on their CDs. Her love for the genre exudes with every original song on the album.
In my review of the project and the marketing she put forth, I applaud her. The cover photos are amazing and the overall sound quality, mixing, and mastering is well done. The style and overall package that she puts forth makes her a contender to take note of. But let’s take delve further and review the music! Read full review