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At the conclusion of Day Two of the 2018 Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival on Saturday May 5th, we will attempt to set an official Guinness World Record for number of accordionists playing the classic Conjunto polka “Viva Seguin” at the same time.
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Who's playing the festival, you ask? Between our lineup of Conjuntos from all over the state and the Austin Tejano Music Coalition's Tejano Idol showcase, we've got nearly three dozen performers on the bill this year...let's have a look...
Friday May 4th at Stubb's Graceland Grocery (8600 W Hwy 290, Austin TX 78736), 4-8pm
We're happy to be back for this year's "Feel the Love" Music Industry Expo, presented by the Austin Music Foundation! Free and open to the public, everyone's welcome!
Stop by our table and learn about our programs, initiatives and events - including the Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival!
Wednesday, Feb. 21st 7-9pm, at Emo's 2015 E. Riverside Drive, Austin TX 78741
We are so excited to announce that our panel discussion proposal about Tejano music for South by Southwest 2018 was approved!
The time has come for the public to cast their vote for the panel discussion proposals for SXSW 2018! Rancho Alegre Radio has proposed a panel discussion titled "In Plain Sight-Tejano's Fight for Visibility," and we would love to have your vote!
One of the frequent complaints and criticisms in the Austin Tejano music community is the lack of Tejano or Conjunto music presented at big festivals like South by Southwest and ACL Fest. It's also one of the questions, along with "where can my band play in Austin?" that we are most frequently asked. These are events that draw artists from all genres from all over the world, yet for some reason, one would be hard-pressed to find a Tejano artist on any of the showcases.
Well, we would like to do our best to change that. We will have two approaches...
Rancho Alegre Radio had the distinct pleasure of winning a WeWork Creator Award last night in Austin at ACL Live. We were so very humbled, excited and honored just to have been finalists in the first place! Everyone in our category was inspiring and incredible, as were the finalists in the other two categories.
We sent out a press release to some media this morning...