Concerts Calendar 6/24: Menudo, Fito, Camila

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Coming up:
Alejandro Escovedo: retrospective on 'Real Animal'

Kany Garcia back on tour
Palominos/Stampede teamup for San Marcos show

Mexican cumbias, Latin pop, and Tex-Mex is on tap for the new few days including the weekend.

Menudo 112007 800x600b_menudo.jpgMenudo Old teen group is back with a new lineup - José, Carlos, Emmanuel, Chris, and Monti, winners of the MTV reality contest. Six Flags Fiesta Texas. June 26

Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends Tight group offers a wide array of funk, oldies, Tex-Mex and more. Thursdays at Bar on Broadway, 2411 Broadway. Smoke can get dense at this low-ceiling bar.

Final Cut Solid cover band plays variety of funk, oldies, Top 40, Spanish classics and more. Friday. George Rivas Band, Saturday. Jorge Alejandro y La Paz, Thursday. George's Place, 5214 Blanco Rd. (210) 340-1275. Also George's All Star Band 9 p.m. Sunday.

Fiesta Noche Del Rio Huge summer revue underway at Arneson Theater. Performances will includes the Fiesta Noche del Rio cast, including Elizabeth Sanchez-Lopez and Willie "El Curro" Champion. The Fiesta Noche Del Rio, which features the songs and dances of Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Texas in a seven-act outdoor performance, has been held each summer for 50 years. It's considered the longest-running outdoor musical revue of its kind in the U.S.

Presented by the Alamo Kiwanis Club, the show has raised more than $3 million for local children's charities. The summer season runs through Aug. 9. with performances at 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $5-15. Group and military discounts are available at H-E-B stores. For tickets, call (210) 226-4651 or visit

Main Plaza High Noon Music Series lunch-time music in the Plaza continues Tuesdays through Fridays through August, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with Main Plaza Conservancy's High Noon Music Series. High Noon Tuesdays and Thursdays features jazz music; mariachi music is showcased on Wednesdays. High Noon Fridays features an eclectic mix of Latin music. Raza en la Plaza - 'People in the Plaza;' series is 7-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturday, through August (except Fridays in July). Schedule: Chistes y Musica, June 27-28. Also Sunday Tocaditas with Foxy & Rabbit, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sundays.

Fito Olivares Influential cumbia player brings his sax for a big party. Graham Central Station, 4902 Fredericksburg Road, Friday, June 27.

Allis Band Versatile band plays a mean mix of dance, disco, country, oldies, funk and more. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores (210 223-5533

Los Hermanos De Leon Conjunto brothers band play each "Dancing Under the Stars" Thursday, Bosmans, 672 Elks @ Zarzamora. Other bands that play there include Andy Saenz of the Homies, Salvador "El Pavo" Garcia of Los Pavo Reales, Bene Medina,  Coy Serna, Mambo Ibarra, Henry Galvan, Flavio Longoria. More details: myspace. com/bosmanshbk1,

Camila Pop/rock band plays Club Rio, U.S. 281 at Bitters. Sunday, June 29. The band's debut "Todo Cambió," was released in Mexico in May 2006.

Liberty Band Summer_Bash_07-12-08_001.jpgLiberty Band Headlines "Dance the Night Away" Summer Bash. Fountain Bleau, 8353 Culebra. $8-$10 tickets on sale at Janie's and Del Bravo records and also Fountain Bleau,. 8 p.m. July 12. (210) 789-2484

Tejanos for Heroes Jay Perez and Ram Herrera & Outlaws headline March of Dime benefit. Also performing Stefani Montiel & Lush, Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends,  Tex-Mex Kadillacks. Rosedale Park. June 29. $5-$10. Gates at 2 p.m.

Jesse & Joy Young brother/sister duo has been riding a wave of popularity behind debut album "Esta Es Mi Vida.". Club Rio. July 2. Special guests Tommy Torres and Jorge Villamizar.Palominos concert 6 2008.jpg

Los Palominos Conjunto group team up with Dallas Tejano band Grupo Stampede. Cuauhtemoc Hall, 1101 Patton St., San Marcos. 8 p.m. Friday, July 11.

Texas 2008 Music Festival Will feature country, rock, Tex-Mex and more. Bands include David Lee Garza, Intocable, Los Lobos, Los Horoscopos de Durango. Labor Day, Aug. 29-Sept.1. Reliant Arena and Eleanor Tinsley Park in Houston. Details:  

Tejano Music National Convention Debut in Dallas for three-day conference. Featuring Sunny Sauceda, Jay Perez, Shelly Lares, the Royal Jesters, Michael Salgado, Ruben Ramos and more. Dallas Convention Center, Dallas. Aug. 15-17.



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