Live Coverage: The Hall of Fame and Young Stars

Monday 2_673x324MONDAY, MAY 21
PROGRAM # 8339  12:00 PM PT

Tejano Conjunto Concert: Day Three. Hour 1.

San Antonio became the world capital of Tejano Conjunto music for one week, culminating the night before with a line-up of some of the best Conjunto performers in the world. This special program includes speeches by legendary accordionist Gilberto Pérez and Radio Bilingüe director Hugo Morales in the ceremony of induction of Radio Bilingüe’s own Alma Garza into the Tejano Conjunto Hall of Fame. It also showcases interviews with a pioneer of a Tejano conjunto school program, teacher Cecilio “Chilo” Garza, from La Joya School District, and interviews and music by two young and emerging stars, Veronique Medrano and Flavio Longoria.

Guests: Gilberto Pérez, Tejano Accordion Legend, San Antonio, TX; Hugo Morales, Founder and Director, Radio Bilingüe, San Antonio, TX; Cecilio “Chilo” Garza, Teacher, Conjunto Tejano Program, La Joya School District, San Antonio, TX; Veronique Medrano, Singer, Veronique Medrano y su Puro Party Band, San Antonio, TX; Flavio Longoria and Andy Sáenz, Flavio Longoria y Los Conjunto Kingz, San Antonio, TX.

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