The hottest event in Fiesta is happening Saturday April 19 in San Antonio, Texas at the Tejano Explosion with a stellar lineup of music.
Son de Rey: 5:30 – 7:15PM
Austin based Latin group Son de Rey is opening up the show. Their Latin Alternative sound blends traditional cumbia and salsa beats with pop electronica.After releasing the “Ojos Azules – EP” in 2012 Son de Rey has seen growing success in the industry touring across Texas, headlining numerous festivals, and performing with top Latin acts. They’ve been featured in several popular Hispanic TV shows including “Primer Impacto,” “Tu Estilo,” “Domingo Live,” and “Despierta Austin.” In 2014 they received 3 Austin Music Award nominations including Best Latin Rock Band, Best Latin Traditional Band, and Best New Act in Austin. They will launch their first full length album produced by Grammy Winner Fabian Hernandez later in the year.
Ricardo Castillon Y La Diferenzia: 8:48 – 10:30PM
San Antonio based group Ricardo Castillón y La Diferenzia will take the stage next. In the early 90s they became hit in their genre and with the release of their self titled debut album topped the charts with hits such as “Si Lo Quieres,” “Linda Chaparrita,” and “Mundo Sin Guitarras” -a platinum success. The progressive Tejano group began selling out venues across the country and landed TV spots on numerous popular latin programs, and garnered Grammy and Premio Lo Nuestro nominations.
A. B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia All-Starz: 9PM – 1AM
A. B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia All-Starz will close out the event. No one can deny A. B.’s incredible journey and influence in the music industry. He was blessed to have Selena as a sister and his muse for which he produced and wrote many legendary hits until her tragic death in 1995. The news stunned the world and changed the Quintanilla family forever, but that did not stop A. B. from keeping her legacy alive and building his own remarkable career. He’s won Grammys, BMI songwriting awards, and founded and led one of the most popular bands and while launching the careers of numerous artists in the Latin market.
This showcase will be one for the books. You do not want to miss this talented lineup of musicians. For ticket info, location and more Fiesta news visit: http://www.tejanoexplosionsa.com