Guadalupe Cultural Art Center's 32nd annual Tejano Conjunto Festival is right around the corner and the line-up is looking pretty chingon! The three-day festival begins Friday, May 17, 2013 and is headlined by some of the greatest acts in Tejano and Conjunto music including, Los Hermanos Farías, Los Dos Gilbertos, Los DesperadoZ the legendary Flaco Jimenez and Mingo Saldivar. For the rest of the line-up visit the GCAC website here: http://tinyurl.com/cxakv68
San Antonio’s own musical sensation, Girl In A Coma, is on its way to the top where they have always belonged, but which the road to is full of obstacles. Those obstacles were so clearly shown in the Girl In A Coma Documentary, produced by Jim Mendiola and displayed last night at the infamous Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Theatre, the keepers and guardians of the gate for Chicano History in all categories. These Chicana performing stars gave up
The assortment of Chicano music and talent continues to amaze me. Take Los Crawdaddies for example, they are like a perfect combination of Santana and Rage Against the Machine.Los Crawdaddies’ music consists of a variety of different styles , everything from swamp music, Chicano revolutionary music, to musica romantica en español and a little something that they like to refer to as Barrio rock.