Son de Rey Puts Tejano / Norteño Twist on Nicky Jam’s “El Amante”

Nicky Jam, has gone Norteño! Sort of… We’re celebrating the re-release of our single  “El Amante” a cover of the Nicky Jam hit single with a Tejano Twist.

The video features Son de Rey lead vocalist Luis Miguel Ramírez accompanied by Deborah Moreno at Richard Moya Park in Austin, Texas

The song was arranged by David Moreno in collaboration with Grammy Winner Fabian Hernandez, Armando Aussenac, and Raphael Flores.

The video was filmed by Austin Kilcullen  and produced by lead vocalist of the Son de Rey, Luis Miguel Ramírez.

Son de Rey’s Album Fundraiser Will End At Midnight

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As our campaign nears it’s final hours, we want to give you a small gift to show our gratitude for helping us get closer to our fundraising goal. Click here to download our new single “Pray For A Lover” for free on CD Baby.

We hope you’ll take the time to check out our campaign and chose your donation by selecting a perk such as CDs, T-shirts, posters, or a private show. Here’s a sneak peak at some of our gear along with an album concept we received from a talented graphic designer.

Thank you all who spread the word and backed our campaign every step of the way. It wasn’t an easy task, but we pushed through every day and gave this campaign our all. Thank you fans, friends, and family for guiding us in our next big chapter.

All funds raised in current will go towards merchandise, studio, and marketing costs. But what happens if we don’t reach our goal? The answer is simple, we’ll still push forward raising funds this year to give you a new album by December 2015. It’s our promise to you!

Have an amazing day, enjoy your free download, and we hope you’ll help us with one final push in reaching our goal on Indiegogo.
– Son de Rey

Son de Rey Announces Dia De Los Muertos Festival Ticket Giveaway

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Son de Rey Dia De Los Muertos Festival October 25

Will you be in Austin October 25? How about catching one of the hottest festivals of the month with a friend for FREE! We are giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Dia De Los Muertos Festival happening October 25 at the Oswaldo A.B. Cantu/ Pan American Recreation Center benefiting Easter Seals of Central Texas.

The Musical Lineup Includes:

AB Quintanilla
Son de Rey
Quimikoz del Son
Tiarra Girls
And more…

Just enter your email address by clicking here and you’ll be entered for a chance to win tickets for you and a friend! 2 winners will be selected and announced on October 23, “Son de Rey Day” in Austin, Texas.

So why not give it a shot? CLICK HERE and enter your email address for a chance to win.

Good Luck!

– Son de Rey

Son de Rey LIVE at Primo’s Round Rock 8/2

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Download Pray For A Lover on iTunes

Son de Rey will perform at Primo’s Round Rock Saturday August 2 from 9:30 PM to 1 AM. Be sure to catch them for a night of Cumbia, Tejano, Salsa, and Pop. Drink specials all night long. Admission is free of charge.

The group recently released their newest music video and single “Pray For A Lover.”  They will also be back in the studio this month finishing some new material and will be playing at the following venues:

8/9 – Flamingo Cantina with El Tule, and Los Nahuatlatos  – Austin, TX

8/29 – Gypsy Lounge – Austin, TX

Join our email list for more Son de Rey news and updates.

Come out to Primo’s Round Rock tonight for one hell of a show!

WATCH “PRAY FOR A LOVER”

 

Sonidos De Austin Showcase At Flamingo Cantina

Saturday April 26, 2014 will be a night for the books. Son de Rey is excited to present the first “Sonidos de Austin Showcase” at Flamingo Cantina featuring several premiere local Latin groups in Austin, Texas. 

Sonidos de Austin Showcase Lineup:

Son de Rey
9:30 – 10:45 PM

Cinco Doce
11 – 12:15 AM

La Vida Buena
12:30 – 1:45 AM

Doors open at 9 PM with and tickets will be on sale for $5 at the door. The address to the even is 515 E. 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78701. Merchandise will also be available for purchase. Click to RSVP on Facebook

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Sonidos De Austin Episode 2 – Who Is Cinco Doce?

Cinco Doce means 512, that’s area code for the city of Austin, Texas. Being brought up in the Area, Cinco Doce’s Musicians have all shared their musical experiences to create the unique sound you hear today.

Though their musical roots range from Conjunto to Urban R&B, Cinco Doce has been able to develop a unique twist to traditional cumbia that infuses their musical backgrounds and encourages everyone to pack the dance floor.

Cinco Doce is placed in a class of their own, but can adapt to any musical environment and all genres of music. Their unique blend of sounds have been recognized by the Tejano Music Awards, and they were awarded “El Headliner” by MTV Tres who showcased their music on their countdown show.

These huge talents allow people from all different walks of life, and ages to fall in love with the sound that is Cinco Doce.

Join us for our first Sonidos De Austin Showcase at Flamingo Cantina April 26 from 9 PM to 1 AM. Cover is $5 at the door. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.

Son de Rey, A. B. Quintanilla, And La Diferenzia To Play Fiesta San Antonio

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

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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.

Click here to download the Ojos Azules – EP

Ricardo Castillon Y La Diferenzia: 8:48 – 10:30PM

ricardo-castillon-y-la-diferenzia-003San 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.

Click here to download the Ojos Azules – EP

A. B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia All-Starz: 9PM – 1AM 

AB.jpgA. 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