[5/6] Preview: Los Texmaniacs at The Long Center Concert Club in Rollins Studio Theatre

Wednesday, May 6, Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs are bringing conjunto to The Long Center as part of The Long Center Concert Club series. These days, it’s pretty rare for any Tejano or conjunto artist to play a venue like this here in Austin, so when Max and the guys take the stage, the audience […]

[5/3] Preview: Cinco de Mayo at Fiesta Gardens

Sunday, May 3, Austin’s annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta returns to Fiesta Gardens with a day full of music and entertainment for the entire family. This year’s event is hosted by Fiestas Patrias of Austin and Austin’s own Conjunto legend, Johnny Degollado. Also known as “El Montopolis Kid,” Degollado has organized the conjunto showcase for […]

[4/25] Preview: Big Squeeze Finals at Bob Bullock Museum

Saturday, Apr. 25, the Bob Bullock Museum hosts 9th Annual Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Statewide Finals and Concert, presented by Texas Folklife. The event will feature performances by some of the state’s most talented young accordion players, as well as performances by other groups, and last year’s winner. This will be the second year to […]

[4/17] Preview: Conjunto Romo and Lucky Joe at Tejano Ranch

Friday, Apr. 17, will be all about the squeezebox at Tejano Ranch. The north Austin Tejano club will welcome back Kyle’s own conjunto powerhouse Conjunto Romo, but will also present Mission, TX – based phenom Lucky Joe. Considered rising stars on the conjunto scene, Conjunto Romo includes father Navor Romo on bass and vocals, and […]

[3/18-3/19] Preview: Mexican American Experience at the MACC

Wednesday and Thursday, Mar. 18 and 19, music fans are invited to something different from the usual South by Southwest fare at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center. The annual Mexican American Experience, presented by Crossroads Events, is a family-friendly event that will feature performances from Grammy Award-winning legendary, veteran, and up-and-coming artists. Wednesday […]

[2/28] Preview: Boni Mauricio and Los Badd Boyz Del Valle at Texas Club Bar and Grill

Saturday, Feb. 28, conjunto reigns supreme at the Texas Club Bar and Grill! Two of the genre’s biggest acts, Corpus Christi’s own Boni Mauricio and Elsa’s Los Badd Boyz Del Valle will roll into town dressed to the 9’s ready to take over the southeast Austin hotspot for a night of hardcore accordion-driven conjunto. Boni Mauricio, […]

[12/26] Preview: Marcelo Gauna y Volante and Buena Compania at Blue Moon

Tonight at the Blue Moon, Austin fans can get a good long look at Marcelo Gauna y Volante. The group is making a splash on the Conjunto scene here in Austin, and fans are in for a treat at the southside venue. Marcelo Gauna (accordion, vocals) is a multi-faceted gem, spending decades in Conjunto, Norteño, […]

[12/6] Preview: Johnny Degollado y Su Conjunto at Hard Luck Lounge Grand Opening

Saturday, Dec. 6, the Hard Luck Lounge will celebrate its grand opening with an Austin icon: the legendary Johnny Degollado y Su Conjunto. Club owner Denis O’Donnell (The White Horse) purchased the location formerly known to Tejano fans as The Office, and rumor has it that he plans to feature Degollado regularly for a Saturday […]

[11/22] My Voice Matters Fundraiser at Texas Club Bar and Grill

Saturday, November 22 at the Texas Club Bar and Grill, Austin’s Tejano community will once again come together for the common good. This time, it will be to help raise funds for My Voice Matters, an initiative to buy equipment to help nonverbal students in Austin with special needs learn and communicate. My Voice Matters […]

[10/4] Preview: Conjunto Baraja de Oro with Grupo Remedio at Texas Club Bar and Grill

Tonight, Oct. 4, it will be another conjunto good time at the Texas Club Bar and Grill with El Conjunto Baraja de Oro and Grupo Remedio. The red-hot north Texas conjunto has become an Austin favorite after super successful appearances at the Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival, and the Cinco de Mayo and Diez y Seis […]