[6/20] Preview: AJ and Sergio Castillo at Tejano Ranch

AJ CastilloFriday night June 20, Tejano Ranch welcomes back Austin’s own A.J. and Sergio Castillo. The handsome accordionist with the deep voice and legion of loyal fans will be once again bringing his new flavor of Tejano to the north Austin club, along with his talented brother Sergio Castillo.

They may seem young, but they have both been around the music scene their entire lives, growing up in a musical family. Many consider A.J. to be part of the future of Tejano, because of his innovative interpretation of classics as well as some originals, throwing in influences and techniques from other genres, including jazz and hip-hop. Their high-energy stage show only adds to their appeal with a younger crowd. A.J.’s newest CD, The New Movement, is available now.

Long story short: A night of accordion fireworks and hot cumbias, for sure! A younger crowd will pack the dancefloor for nearly every song.

Tejano Ranch is located at 7601 North Lamar, just south of Highway 183 in north Austin. The doors open at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $12 before 9 p.m, and $15 after 9 p.m. 18+ are welcome. The Facebook event is 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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