Tejas Got Soul: Early Chicano Sounds of Houston
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us Saturday April 6th from 3-7pm in the East End for an evening of Music, Culture, and Community!
Tejas Got Soul: Early Chicano Sound of Houston
Explore the Soul roots of Tejano music in Houston. Join us for a day-long event highlighting pioneering musicians from Houston’s East End and their contributions to a nationally-noted style of music - Tejano Soul. Enjoy live performances and dancing and hear local musicians and scholars discuss the important musical development of this great genre of music. Bring your stories, memories, photos, and posters and take home copies from our storytelling and digitization stations.
Jesse Casas - Jesse & The Crystals/The Stardusters
Manuel Mendiola - Manuel Mendiola & The Exiles
Nick Gaitan - Paying tribute to Oscar Villanueva of Ricky Vee & The Stardusters/The Rock 'N Vees
Special guest TBA
With DJ Isaac "Simmer Down" Rodriguez & Delia Dulce bringing you the best of Chicano Soul & Tejano!
The Morales Foundation, Houston Public LIbrary, UH LIbraries, East End Chamber of Commerce, East End Management District
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