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Tejano Returns to 6th Street
Mi Casa hosts A-T Boyz
"...through. It’s a particularly apt phrase in regards to Tejano, that vibrant hybrid of Texas-born, Mexican-originated music. For every..."

Nov. 11, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Stone-cold thriller across the Mexican border
"...Javi (Mackie) is a blue-eyed Tejano working with his grandfather (Uribe) on their chicken farm..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

Tejano Innovator Manuel “Cowboy” Donley Passes at 92
“We took romantic boleros and put in an orchestra background”
"...His career, which began in the Forties, helped define Tejano music...."

June 28, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Urban Tejano
Tortilla Factory pulls down a Grammy nomination as Best Tejano Band as the almost four-decade-old local institution gets ready to reinvent the genre
"...the trumpeter, built red-hot rhythms, white-rock influence, and brassy Tejano melodies into one explosive sound. Tortilla (as the band's..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Austin Filmmaker David Blue Garcia Goes Back to the Border for Tejano
Guns, drugs, and laughs in this microbudget thriller
" Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, for his new film Tejano...."

March 29, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tejano Music on the Austin Airwaves
"...treasures I could turn up. My stops at the Tejano stations were always brief -- no point, I figured,..."

Oct. 27, 1995 Music Feature

Vigil for Tejano Legend Emilio Navaira, April 4
Announcement of vigil for Emilio Navaira hosted by several Tejano music organizations.
"...Primetime Tejano TV in association with Tejano Artists Music Museum,,..."

April 2, 2008 News Post by Belinda Acosta

Review: David Beck’s Tejano Weekend
Vol. 2
"...David Beck is an admittedly unlikely champion for Tejano music, yet the former Sons of Fathers and Blue..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Column by Doug Freeman

Prime Time Tejano
Tejano Music Awards
"...Sunday, Nov. 23 at the H&H Ballroom, Prime Time Tejano celebrates its 18th anniversary in a big way! The..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival Hangs On to Unmistakably Tejano Traditions
From buzzworthy family band Baraja de Oro to local mainstay Los Pinkys
"...vaquero hats, straw fedoras, and fringed-sleeve ensembles – unmistakably Tejano, totally conjunto...."

May 2, 2023 Music Post by Nayeli Portillo

¡Viva Los Tejano Democrats!
" making a valiant effort to revive the once-dominant Tejano Democrats, a statewide group that has fallen on rough..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Post by Kimberly Reeves

Loves Acosta's Tejano Music Article
"...Dear Editor, I loved the Tejano music article by Belinda Acosta [“Outlaw Onda,” Music, Feb...."

Feb. 20, 2006 Postmarks

Outlaw Onda
If Tejano music isn't on the radio, does it still exist?
"...When Austin's last Tejano radio station, KTXZ 1560AM, went off the air last..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Other 'Alamo'
Brace yourselves, devotees of Alamo and Texas Revolution lore: The prevailing mythology is about to take a few more hits, this round courtesy of Joseph Tovares and his new documentary, 'Remember the Alamo'
"...the Jim Bowies and Davy Crocketts -- but the Tejanos. These Mexican nationals who settled Texas when it was..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Cinco de Mayo month Part III – the hombres: from Jovita's Mayo Pardo to Ruben Ramos' Mexican Revolution, Del Castillo, Joel Guzman, y más
"...Alvarez and the Austin Latino Music Association (, new Tejano station KXTN, Rich Garza and Alex Vallejo's Pachanga Festival,..."

May 29, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

From Mexico With Love
An illegal migrant worker dreams of becoming a boxer but suffers setbacks in this film shot in San Antonio.
"...after you've seen the picture. This up-from-the-fields slice of Tejano pride is a punchy, melodramatic piece of tried-and-true Americana..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Punk Chronicles: The Shock of the New – The Violators and the Skunks Invade Raul's
14 days after the Sex Pistols break up and mainstream media declares punk dead, Austin's scene begins at a Tejano bar on the Drag in Chapter 5, Part 1 of the "Austin Punk Chronicles"
"..."Raul's was a Tejano bar," says Skunks drummer Billy Blackmon. "The guys who..."

Aug. 5, 2022 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Cumbia de la Pachanga!
Nine hours at Fiesta Garden's Latino Music Festival on Saturday turns into a rock en Español empanada
"...cumbia rockers Mexican Institute of Sound and Chihuahua-originated black-hat Tejano Michael Salgado – rocked Austin’s Eastside every watt as..."

June 2, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Los Lonely Boys: Cottonfields and Crossroads
Austinite Hector Galán’s reverential look at Grammy-winning "Texican" rockers Los Lonely Boys is a document of persistence, passion, and some of the finest rock & roll since Stevie Ray Vaughan’s untimely exit.
"...was a long, circuitous path, but Galán, who’s covered Tejano music before (2001’s Accordion Dreams, 1995’s Songs of the..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

David Garza Recounts a Few of the 10,000 Stories Behind Fiona Apple’s Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Texan muse and former Austinite relocated production to El Paso
"...album drop, Fiona Apple’s Fetch the Bolt Cutters. “Full-on Tejano invasion, I did all the cover art and hand..."

April 20, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Selena Quintanilla Pérez, the barrier-crashing Tejano singer who was murdered at the age of 23, is the subject of this biopic that was also the breakout film role for Jennifer Lopez.
" the case of Selena Quintanilla Perez, the barrier-crashing Tejano singer who was murdered two years ago at the..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Bidi Bidi Birthdays for Selena and Frida Friday ATX
BIPOC & queer-focused event organizer celebrates six years
"...birthday of two iconic figures: Selena, the “Queen of Tejano,” and Frida Friday ATX, the event organizer leading the..."

April 14, 2023 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Austin Honors Selena
Remembering Preciosa in CenTex and beyond
"...are readying their own tributes to the Queen of Tejano...."

April 10, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Manuel “Cowboy” Donley Lands NEA Grant
Tejano innovator wins a Heritage Fellowship worth $25,000
" the Forties, the 86-year-old local having helped define Tejano music with sophisticated orchestral arrangements. The National Endowment for..."

June 30, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SchoolJam Daze
Teen bands take home awards
"...little more than that when Arlington’s tenpiece El Mariachi Tejano de Sam Houston performed a glorious medley of tunes..."

March 2, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Is the Net Neutrality Repeal Another Blow to Tex-Mex Musicians and Broadcasters?
Bidi bidi bom bom
"...non-mainstream genres. In Austin, a pair of Texas-rooted styles, Tejano and conjunto, depend on net neutrality. Can they overcome..."

July 6, 2018 Music Feature by César E. López Linares

La Onda Chicano
Tejano music, as a genre, might be on the ropes, but Sunny Ozuna – one of the genre's architects – is anything but
"...Despite the October demise of the city's last Tejano radio station ("Outlaw Onda," Music, February 17, 2006), the..."

July 21, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

March 2020 Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Democratic primary?
"...Royce West ENDORSEMENTS: Tejano Democrats, The Preston Hollow Democrats, Area 5 Democrats..."

Feb. 4, 2020 News Post

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election
"...EMS Employees Association PAC, AURA, Austin Progressive Coalition, Austin Tejano Democrats, Austin Young Democrats, BikeAustin, Black Austin Democrats, Capital..."

Oct. 25, 2018 News Post

Beautiful Songs and Good, Heavy Sounds
"...arranger, and performer, Donley is considered a pioneer of Tejano music, the hybrid of American pop forms like big..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

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