Concerts Calendar 11/4: Elizabeth CD release, Grammys, Kudai on tap

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Coming up:
Jesus Ramirez: 'If only I had taught mijo that'
Mexican pop/rock groups Kudai, Vanaz, Roto in Latin Grammy music showcases
Luis Miguel talks about new "maturity" on CD


Softball fun, Mexican pop/rock, and a CD release party are among the highlights in the next few days. With Halloween in the rearview mirror, we're speeding toward the end of the year so enjoy it while you can.

Again, the weather is also turning absolutely beautiful so be sure to enjoy it outdoors.

ElizavethCdreleaseparty 300.JPGElizabeth New singer showcases her 10-track CD "Siempre," in a release party. CD produced by Grammy-Award winning producer Gilbert Velasquez. 7p.m. Wednesday. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Between sets DJs Saint and Hobby unload.

ATAM FestiBALL 2nd Annual Tejano Academy softball tournament, car exhibit and live music. Missions County Park, 6030 Padre Drive. 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. (210) 227-2826

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

Erick y Grupo Massore Top Mexican cumbia band swings through town. Friday, Nov. 14. Cool Arrows. Los Desperadoz, Nov. 28..

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

Kudai uya_agenda_kudai.jpgKudai Chilean pop/rock group headlines Sesion Exclusiva, a pre-Latin Grammy event. Also performing Roto, Vanaz and others. Grooves, 2300 Pierce St. Houston. 9 p.m. Monday, Nov.10.

Super Odisea Mexican group mixes cumbia, rancheras and more. Sat. Nov. 8. Lonestar Saloon, Uvalde. Also Nov, 14 Zona Jones; Nov. 15 Yahari; Nov. 20 DJ Night; Nov. 21 Jack Ingram; Nov. 26 Grupo Massore; Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Day Party

El Tri Legendary Mexican rock trio takes the stage. 11/16. Club Rio Nightclub, 13307-A San Pedro Highway 281 at Bitters. (210) 403-2582.

Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends Top group shines with its repertoire and virtuosity. Thursdays, Bar On Broadway.

Jorge Alejandro y La Paz Versatile singer/songwriter wrapping up new CD due for release late fall. Tuesdays, Hot Tin Roof, IH 10/Callaghan. 

SATFimg341593875 285.JPG SA Tardeada Festival. Featuring Mitch Web, Rick Trevino, Patricia Vonne, Tex-Mex Experience, Flaco Jimenez, Dog Men Poets,  Pride and Joy, Drugstore Cowboys, DC3, Flamin' Hellcats. Sunday, Nov. 16. $22-$26. Ruben's Place, Selma. 

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.

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.

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

Rocky Hernandez & OBG Band Veteran outfit celebrates Rocky's birthday with a big party. Arturos Sports Bar, 3310 S. Zarzamora. (210) 923-0177. 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.13. Also DJ Bongo Bob, Canela Band, OBG Band, The Sequence, Bene Medina y Conjunto Aguila, Pete Cardenas, Sandy Sanchez, Los Cachies de Casimiro Castro, Rudy Tee, Sonny Ace, Gilbert Rodriguez. $5. Also raffle tickets. Also spinning records as a DJ at Jing's Lounge,.3936 Eisenhaur Rd.Friday, Nov.14.

La Sombra de Tony Guerrero Back in town. Randy's Ballroom, 1534 Bandera Rd. Saturday, Nov, 15.

Tejano Christmas Gala featuring Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends. Tamale dinner, 7 p.m.; dance 9 p.m.; Midnight Menudo. BYOB, set-ups.
$12.50/ $20 12/12. Pueblo Hall. (210) 473-5744

Crystal Rain New group led by  Ralph Saenz brings it on. 9 p.m. Thursdays. George's Place, 5214 Blanco Rd. (210) 340-1275. George Rivas Band Friday; Crystal Rain, Saturday; All Star Band 9 p.m. Sunday.  DJ Super Dave Wednesdays, Nov. 13.

Oscar 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.

EstefanGloria_PRESS_FINAL.jpgLatin 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.

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; More: SAS! continues through December. On Sunday it's Conjunto Tocadita at lunch with Foxy Garcia, accordion & Chucho Perales, bajo sexto. (210) 225-9800  

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

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.

Louis Shati & SonSabor 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-December.

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, (210) 924-1016


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