Concerts Calendar 10/14: LuisiMi, Fiebre, Nataly

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Coming up:
Party on the Plaza canceled due to weather

Salsa music updates: Mora, Suazo, Mendez
Crooked Stilo to play LA's Knitting Factory in Hollywood 
Top Latin Producers Valenzuela Twiins joined Ozomatli

Bolero party, Tex-Mex, conjunto and lots more in the next few days to choose from.

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Luis Miguel Top pop crooner on tour behind latest CD "Compllices." AT&T Center. Oct. 14. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

Soulstruck Diverse groups can mix it up. Friday, 10/17. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Groups here tend to play a little on the uncomfortable, high end of the volume scale. Also at Cadillac10/24, Jesse De Leon y Variety Mix;10/31, Pete Ybarra y Grupo Fuego in Halloween party with costume contest. In between live set DJs Saint and Hobby keep it hot.

Oldies But Goodies Night featuring Five Star Band. The Coast, Vance Jackson at Loop 410. 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Free

Party on the Plaza New season of popular concert series features: Oct. 14: La Tropa F, Vida, Stefani. 5-10 p.m, Tuesday. Also Paul Wall, Trae & others. Oct. 21. Free before 7 p.m. $5 after. 21 & up.. (832) 324-8074. Jones Plaza, Houston. partyontheplaza.info  www.myspace.com/partyontheplaza
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Anthony Hernandez Keyboardist plays Thursdays at the Enchilada Warehouse, 2106 N. St. Marys.

October Fest Dance Featuring Bobby Esquivel & Liberty Band. $8-$10 Saturday, Oct. 18. (210) 789-2484. Fountain Bleu, Also Janie's Record Shop (210) 735-207 0.

Daniel Monserrat Singer plays Fridays/  Wednesdays.  La Marginal, 2447 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 804-2242

Rene Devia Smooth sounds of Latin American harpist 6-9 Thursdays, Los Cucos. Also 6-9 Saturdays, Cachito de Mexico

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Blue Bubble Ballroom Swing time with groups 6 p.m.  Sundays in "Swing Factory" dance/concert series at Blue Bubble Ballroom, 9315 Broadway. $5. All ages. 7-8 p.m. free lessons by SASDS.

House of Jazz Festival presented by San Antonio Housing Authority featuring Planet Soul, Spot Barnett, Jimmy Spacek, Artie V Y Grupo Sauve, Los Kaballeroz, Henry Brun. SAHA parkgrounds. Free.11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 25.
 
Danny Acosta y QVO Band plays mix of oldies, funk, R&B. Sundays. Club Movida, 306  E. Mitchell. (210) 534-4477. Owner Rick Robles runs a tight ship. Club Movida. 306  E. Mitchell. (210) 534-4477

Oscar Cruz y Escape Fast, furious, and seriously party-minded, this is a cool band that whips up a dance storm with disco, cumbias, merengues, oldies, Tex-Mex. Quarterbacked by singer/keyboardist Oscar Cruz, the talent includes Alvaro Mendoza, Miroslava, vocals/ percussion; Bert Ybarra, guitars; Abraham Humpries, bass; and Andy Bernal drums. Band plays Panchitos at the Quarry (281) Saturday, Oct. 18   oscarcruzandescape.com

Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends Top group shines with its repertoire and virtuosity. Thursdays, Bar On Broadway. Also Luckey Road Saloon, 10/31 (Halloween Party) CHUPITOS_POSTERS 304.JPG

Bru-Ja Ha October Fiesta festival features Jay Perez, David Lee Garza y Los Musicales, Johnny "El Brujo" Cruz & The Texas Chain Gang. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. Free. Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana St., Houston. 713-621-0980. Rescheduled from Oct. 16.

Liliana Arriaga "La Chupitos" Mexican comedian puts on big show. Also music and dance. Club Rio Nightclub, 13307-A San Pedro Highway 281 at Bitters. (210) 403-2582. $25 advance; $35, $45.Doors open 9 p.m.;show 11 p.m. Wednesday, 10/29.

El Tri Mexican rock trio back in town. Club Rio Nightclub, 13307-A San Pedro Highway 281 at Bitters. (210) 403-2582. Friday, 11/16. Also ATB, 10/15; Enanitos Verdes, 10/30.

Holy Moly Festival Featuring Mental Breakdown, Patsy Torres, Valero Band, Leslie Lugo, Sound Rave, Anthony Hernandez, David Marez, Jimmy Edward. Sunday, Oct. 19. Oblate Grotto. 210-778-1444 or 210-999-1125

Jorge Alejandro y La Paz, specializing in international ballads, boleros, cumbias and polkas. 9 p.m. Thursdays. George's Place, 5214 Blanco Rd. (210) 340-1275. Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends, Friday; Final Cut, Saturday; All Star Band 9 p.m. Sunday.

Nataly Peña Young singer plays a mix. Luciano at the Strand. Fridays.

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La Fiebre reunion Classic band in CD release party. Friday, Oct. 17. Graham Central Station, Fredericksberg at Loop 410. Also Los Palominos, Oct. 24; Los Desperadoz, Oct. 31.

Jorge Alejandro y La Paz Versatile singer/songwriter wrapping up new CD due for release late October. Tuesdays, Hot Tin Roof, IH 10/Callaghan; Oct. 25 (Halloween party), King Williies, 943 S. Alamo St.

RodriguezOscar 55.jpgOscar Rodriguez Virtuoso guitarist plays a hot mix of rock, blues, Tex-Mex and more. Grant St. Pizza, 8 p.m. Fridays; Pat O'Briens, 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Shirelles Classic pop group back in town. Friday, Oct. 24. Carver Center. $24-$30

Los Tigres del Norte Venerable norteño outfit back on the road in the U.S. for some 16 dates. Los Tigres set to play Laredo Entertainment Center, Nov. 1, McAllen's Dodge Arena, Nov. 2.

Main Plaza Music Festival includes various events such as: Latin Lunes, a lunch-time series on Mondays through December. The lunch-time series runs through the week such as Ben King, Rebecca Valadez, Max Baca, Joe Posada, Claude "Butch" Morgan, Hot Sauce, Terry Cavanaugh. Raza en la Plaza is a 7 p.m. series with George Morin and Jazz Suave Friday; SAS! (San Antonio Sound!) Oct. 17; Patricia Vonne, Oct. 18. More: 10/17: Jacinto y Ray; 10/20, Latin Lunes Hot Sauce; 10/21,John Magaldi & Saxophonic; 10/22 Los Galleros;10/23: RebeccaValdez with Max Baca. SAS! continues through December. On Sunday it's Conjunto Tocadita at lunch with Foxy Garcia, accordion & Chucho Perales, bajo sexto. (210) 225-9800 www.mainplaza.org  

Kumbia All-Starz Red-hot group  scheduled to play Oct. 19 at State Fair of Texas in Dallas.

Tejano Academy Music Awards Top stars recognized by peers. Oct. 23. La Villita Assembly Hall. Emcees of the 5th annual TAMA will be the Desperadoz.

Blessed Sacrament Halloween Featuring Ramiro Herrera and Infinity Band. Oct. 24. Church grounds, Oblate at Shannon Lee. Free.

7th Annual Guerrero Halloween Party Showcasing SA's The Max and Houston's Grupo Vital. Costume contests. Saturday, Oct. 25. The Warehouse, 8002 Endor @ Broadway, Houston. $15-$20. 281-932-0888

Faculty Hispanic Voice Recital Classical and Hispanic music combined featuring Juanita Ulloa, voice; Faith de Bow, piano; Mariachi Tamazula, led by Bobby López; and "España Viva" Flamenco dancers, Beatriz Aguilar & Jessica Ahr. UPAC Hall, Texas State University, San Marcos. Free. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. (512) 245-2651 or email: ju12@txstate.edu. www.Juanitamusic.com

Los Lonely Boys  Rock trio tagteams with Austin singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo Both have new CDs - Escobedo is out with "Real Animal" while LLB has "Forgiven." Oct. 29. Majestic Theater, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-3333.

POSTPONED - 2008 Showcase of Hispanic Ad Agencies  Annual event to showcase the cutting edge Spanish-language advertising for national clients created by local Hispanic Ad Agencies 

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El Veterano Conjunto 10th Annual Festival. Lineup includes Flaco Jimenez, Los Texmaniacs de Max Baca, Sunny Sauceda, Cha Cha Jiménez, Chano Cadena y Su Conjunto, Jimmy Lee y Tentación, Los Tremendos Alacranes de David Flores, Los Arroyos Del Rio, La Kreazion (with special performance by Linda Escobar), Robert Casillas & Ramon "Jack Rabbit" Sanchez, Lazaro Perez y Su Conjunto, and Letty y Conjunto Central. Presented by singer/promoter Linda Escobar. High Chaparral in Robstown,Texas. Noon-11 p.m. Nov. 9.  $10. Carne guisada plates will be sold for $5 with proceeds benefit the Eligio Escobar Scholarship Fund. (361) 442-3962 Related story: Veterano Festival honors late Escobar, showcases conjunto bands

Latin Grammy Awards Annual awards show recognizes best artists and recordings of the year. Nov. 13. Pop singer Gloria Estefan will be honored as the 2008 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in tribute dinner Nov.12. Toyota Center. Houston. Broadcast live on Univision Network.  www.grammy.com/Latin/News/ 

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George Lopez Top comedian back on another tour. AT&T Center. Nov. 15. Tix:on sale Saturday for $69.75, $59.75, $49.75 & $39.75. www.georgelopez.com
 

Louis Shati Orchestra Solid Latin, salsa, Tex-Mex band whips up an alluring mixture of dance music. 9:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Arjon's International Club. Shati says his next CD due by mid-Sept.

Dancing Under the Stars Weekly Thursday night jam session on the patio hosted by Los Hermanos De Leon with special guests who drop in. Regulars include Andy Saenz of the Homies, Salvador "El Pavo" Garcia of Los Pavo Reales, Bene Medina, Coy Serna, Mambo Ibarra, Henry Galvan, Flavio Longoria. Thursdays, Bosmans, 672 Elks @ Zarzamora myspace. com/bosmanshbk1, Club celebrates 4 year aniversray Saturday, Oct. 11 (210) 924-1016


 

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