Austin-based singer Leticia Rodriguez Garza announced her upcoming EP, Sagüita Al Bate will be released Aug. 16. The Sagüita Al Bate EP includes three songs from her previous release, La Americana, and a recording of the song “Sagüita Al Bate” Rodriguez made with her band. Rodriguez Garza will be supporting the EP with multiple live performances in Austin. See dates and locations below.
In addition to singing, Rodriguz Garza is a bandleader, dancer, choreographer and the producer, writer and director of the one-woman show Canciones For Generations. She created her own company, Performance Encounters, in 2004, writing, performing, directing and producing works that explored the assimilation of Latinos in Texas. While creating Canciones For Generations, she rediscovered her love of singing and the music of her aunt Eva Garza. The show inspired La Americana as well as the Sagüita Al Bate EP.
Currently Rodriguez Garza is working on another album scheduled for release in 2015. It will feature songs from Garza’s repertoire, as well as original music by Rodriguez Garza and her band.
Austin performance schedule for Leticia Rodriguez Garza:
Aug. 2 One-2-One Bar
Aug. 16 Sahara Lounge (EP Release)
Sept. 18 Central Market North
Sept. 20 Swan Dive
Nov. 15 Swan Dive
Dec 20 – Swan Dive
Watch the music video for “Milonga Sentimental” off of Sagüita Al Bate below.