Press Release - 2019 Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 13, 2019

Media Contact: Piper LeMoine

Media Contact Phone: 512-609-9208

Media Contact Email: piper@ranchoalegreradio.org

Rancho Alegre Radio Announces Dates for Tardeada Series and Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival

Austin Non-profit Kicks Off 2019 Event Season March 3rd at One-2-One Bar

Austin, Texas – Austin-based non-profit organization Rancho Alegre Radio today announced its Spring and Summer event season, which includes its First Sunday Conjunto Tardeada Series at One-2-One Bar beginning March 3rd and the 6th Annual Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival, which takes place May 3-5 at The BARn and Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater. All events celebrate and showcase traditional, accordion-driven Texas Conjunto music.

The tardeada series kicks off Sunday March 3rd from 6 to 8 p.m. at One-2-One Bar (1509 South Lamar). The series continues the first Sunday in April, June, July and August with Conjuntos from all over Texas and cover charges are $7 person, all proceeds going to the performers. All ages are welcome with adult.

The annual Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival will return for its sixth year on Cinco de Mayo weekend. Friday and Saturday, May 3rd and 4th, the event will take place at The BARn (6218 Brodie Lane) and will end the weekend Sunday May 5th at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater (801 Red River Street). Although the complete lineup will be announced March 30th, one of the highlights will be honoring Conjunto legend Gilberto Perez and his 60 years in music. Admission to this event is free and all ages are welcome. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Sponsorships and vendor opportunities are available.

About Rancho Alegre Radio

Rancho Alegre Radio is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Conjunto music. Projects include digitizing recordings, interviewing legendary and up-and-coming artists, maintaining and constructing a historical record of Conjunto music, connecting artists with professional and business services, and presenting the annual Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival and various events throughout the year.

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