[7/28] Preview: All-Star Benefit for Wild Bill Perkins at Blue Moon

Sunday, July 28, the Austin Tejano community will come together to help out one of their own at Blue Moon Bar & Grill in South Austin. Wild Bill Perkins, Trumpet player for the legendary Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution and Calle Seis, is recovering from some serious health issues and needs financial assistance.

The all-day event will include a chicken and sausage plate sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and live music from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Among the Tejano heavyweights and other local musicians who are scheduled to perform are Ruben Ramos, Joe Bravo, Ricardo Castillon of La Diferenzia, Art Tijerina of Grupo Vida, Hugo Guerrero, Raphael Rodriguez of Los A-T Boyz, Devin Bands, Clay Campania, Chris Casteneda, Angel y Vimana, La Distancia, Braulio and Marc Sustaita, Calle Seis, and many more.

The Blue Moon Bar and Grill is located at 2200 S IH 35 at the northeast corner of Oltorf and I-35, next to Best Western. Food will be sold from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at $6 per plate. Donations will be accepted at the door. 21+ welcome. View the Facebook event here.

Piper LeMoine

Piper LeMoine manages all things technical, promotional, and creative at Austin's own Rancho Alegre Radio, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Tejano and Conjunto music. She also co-hosts Rancho Alegre, playing Tejano and Conjunto music every Monday from 9-10 a.m. on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin and online at koop.org.

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