Son de Rey To Open Up 2015 Pachanga Latino Music Festival

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Damas y Caballeros… Pachanga Fest happens this Saturday May, 16 at Fiesta Gardens in Austin. Son de Rey is thrilled to open up the festival on the NPR alt.Latino/KUTX Stage at 2 PM. The concert will feature performances by Kinky, Ceci Bastida, Irene Diaz, Compass, Mala Rodriguez, Enjambre, and more.

KUTX recently featured Son de Rey’s single “Ese Agosto (Dimelo)” as Song of the Day. Listen here and download the track for free all week! Tune into 98.9 FM all week for more Son de Rey and Pachanga Fest news.

Catch SDR Friday morning on FOX 7’s Good Day Austin at 9:55 AM. They’ll be performing a few songs off the latest album Ojos Azules. Click here to order a physical copy of the album on our website.

Saturday the group will put on a show for the books! Remember to catch them live at 2 PM. RSVP here to put it on your calendar. Merchandise will be available for purchase.

So remember to pack your favorite chanclas, and get ready for an amazing time!

Vote For Son de Rey In The Austin Chronicle 2015 Music Poll

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The Austin Chronicle has released it’s 2014 – 2015 music poll for the 33rd Annual Austin Music Awards. It’s time to show appreciation for your favorite local music artists!

Last year, Son de Rey was nominated for 3 Austin Music Awards, including Best New Band, Best Latin Band, and Best Latin Traditional Band in Austin.

Think we can do it again this year? Show your support and cast your vote today by clicking HERE, and heading on over to the Music Poll.

Vote Son de Rey for
* Best Band In Austin
* Best Latin Band

Also feel free to cast a vote for any of our individual band members, including:

Deborah MorenoFemale Vocals
Luis RamirezMale Vocals
David MorenoKeyboards
Marc RuizDrums/Percussion
Eric CalistriGuitar
David Moreno Sr.Bass

Visit this link to vote: http://www.austinchronicle.com/polls/musicpoll/14/

Keep in tune with us throughout the month… Thanks for your continued support!

Catch Son de Rey’s Next Shows:

January 17 – Stony Point Project Graduation, Round Rock, TX
January 31 – El Sol Y La Luna – Austin, TX
February 6 – El Rincon – Pflugerville, TX
February 12 – Austin City Hall “Son de Rey Day” – Austin, TX

Download the Ojos Azules – EP here. Nos vemos!!!

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

Noche De Fiesta Featuring Son de Rey at Gypsy Lounge 8/29

So what happens Pray For A Lover Albumwhen Son de Rey plays at Gypsy Lounge? It’s simple. You’ll have an unforgettable night filled with lots of insane dancing, laughter, great drinks, and one hell of a time.

Son de Rey performs live at Gypsy Lounge Friday August 29 from 10 PM – 1 AM. Cover is $3 at the door with drink specials all night long.

Click here to RSVP for our show at Gypsy Lounge and get the latest show updates!

The show will consist of a mixture of Cumbia, Salsa, Latin Rock, Top 40, and a very unique tribute to The Killers & Neon Trees.

There’s something for everybody. Bring a friend, put on your favorite footwear, and come out for “Noche de Fiesta Featuring Son de Rey” at Gypsy Lounge!

Nos vemos muy pronto! 

Single Release Party Of The Summer

Son de Rey celebrates the release of “Pray For A Lover” Saturday July 19 at Gypsy Lounge with a video release and musical showcase.  Cover is $5 at the door with drink specials all night.

The show kicks off at 10 PM and will feature a special collaboration with select members and alumni of The University of Texas Longhorn Singers, and local Austin talent. Dance U 2 will show off their Salsa dancing skills and be offering lessons for those who wish to learn.

A video screening of “Pray For A Lover” will be shown at 11 PM. The night will continue with special performances from new music on Son de Rey’s upcoming album along with a tribute to Grupo Mazz.

“Pray For A Lover” is now available for download on iTunes and other online retail music stores. The music video was directed by Hans Gotun and produced by Luis Miguel Ramirez.

Watch the video teaser below. RSVP on Facebook to stay up to date on all news surrounding the Single Release Party of the summer.

 

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 1 – Who Is La Vida Buena?

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Join us for our first showcase at Flamingo Cantina April 26, 2014.

$5 cover. Doors open at 9 PM

Click here to RSVP.

La Vida Buena means the “good life.” This latin group based out of Austin, Texas incorporates hip-hop, funk, and jazz into their music. They take traditional pop arrangements and add a special twist of salsa to the mix. With the right amount of salsa rhythm and hip hop beats they create bilingual melodies that set them apart from your typical salsa group. Musical influences include Orishas, Manolito, La Charanga Habaranera, The Roots And Ozomatli. Their shows are packed with energy and are always a party of a lifetime. They recently released their debut EP Checkpoint Alpha to rave reviews in the Austin Music scene. On January 23, 2014 Mayor Lee Leffingwell proclaimed the day “La Vida Buena Day.” The synergy and fun they transfer from the stage to the audience is a testament as to why they are living la vida buena.

Check them out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/LaVidaBuenaATX

 

 

Austin Chronicle Music Polling 2013 – 2014

Hey guys! What’s up?! It’s 2014 and we’re ready to kill it in every which way. New shows, new music, new videos, and a new fresh perspective.

And of course, we always appreciate your love and support! After a great start to the year, we’re excited to announce that the Austin Chronicle has officially released it’s Music Poll Ballot. That means it’s time to vote for your favorite artists and musicians!

Can we ask for a quick favor? Vote for Son de Rey in the following categories:

Best in Austin
* Best New Austin Band

Best Performing Bands
* Best Latin Traditional
* Best Latin Rock

We’d love your support! Click here to vote: http://www.austinchronicle.com/feedback/musicpoll/13/

Voting Deadline is Jan. 31, 2013

Also stay in tune with SDR and join our newsletter. We’ll be sending you NEW show updates, NEW music, and much more!

Thanks again for the love. 2014 is gonna be amazing!

La Vida Buena, Son de Rey, Pagame At Holy Mountain

What up guys!

After a hectic season, Son de Rey is ready to close out the year with some of the coolest cats in Austin with the release of La Vida Buena’s music video and an exclusive showcase at Holy Mountain.

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The lineup includes:

Son de Rey

La Vida Buena

DJ Pagama

Also Friday December 20, we’re celebrating David’s Belated Birthday with a performance at our favorite spot in Pflugerville, TX – El Rincon. The show kicks off at 7 PM.

Come by and join us this weekend, there’s plenty of music and fun to kick off the holiday season.

Nos vemos!

– SDR

Also! T-SHIRTS are now on sale this holiday season. Tanks, Tees, V-Necks and more!

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Son de Rey Releases “Oye Mi Amor” Music Video on Blastro2

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We want to thank Blastro2 for their recent coverage of our latest music video “Oye Mi Amor.” The video was directed by Hans Gotun and Kamie Dorris and was produced by lead vocalist Luis Miguel Ramirez.

The video took a month of production planning, and over 40 hours of filming over the course of 5 days and features fans, friends, and family of Son de Rey. 

Costumes were designed by Omar Lisandro, host of the new web series StyleXSight. The shoot took place in a South Austin home that was transformed into an 80s party house. 

We’d like to thank all those who made this music video a success! More in store for SDR in 2014. Thanks for the love!