Early fall concerts: Iglesias, LuisMi, Grammys

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Coming up:
Los Creadorez del Pasito Duranguense wrapping up successful tour
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Liberacion reunites Virgil Canales and Juan Tavares

The early fall concert schedule features several big names including Enrique Iglesias teamed with Aventura, Carlos Santana and Luis Miguel. IglesiasEnrique600xPopupGallery4 327.JPG  

With summer now history, more shows are likely to get announced. Check back for updates.

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Texas 2008 Music Festival Featuring country, rock, Tex-Mex and more with 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:  www.txmusicfest.com  

Latin Four Relatively new group is a fusion band that mixes pop, tropical, disco and more. Members are Federico Rojo, vocals/keyboards; George Flores, drums/percussion; Eddie Bermudez, vocals/keyboards and Miroslava Torres, vocals/ percussions. Saturday, Aug. 30. Sam Houston Club.

Enrique Iglesias/Aventura Pop king tags teams with bachata kings for a new "Kings Tour" that stops in at the AT&T Center. Sept. 6. Details: Enrique Iglesias & Aventura tour to hit S.A., Laredo, McAllen  

Santana Rock guitarist back on the touring trail. Opening is Salvador Santana. Santana's latest CD is "Multi-Dimensional Warrior." Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Sept. 19. Tickets available through Ticketmaster

Poncho Sanchez Top percussionist back in town for a show at a free Jazz'SAlive concert. Travis Park downtown. Sept. 20.

Lush Cool band w/ Stefani Montiel plays Austin Vida's 2nd Anniversary Show: Spanish Sunset at Copa on Sept. 20. ALL profits will go to the Benefit for the Young Hispanic Austin Association Scholarship Fund Copa Bar and Grill, 3rd/Congress. Details:  http://www.myspace.com/00austinlatino LuisMIguel 82008.JPG

Latino Music Festival Top performers include Las Tesoros de San Antonio, Eva Ybarra, Flaco Jimenez, The Tex-Mex Experience, Sexto Sol, Augie Meyers, Strunz & Farah, Sisters Morales, Westside Horns and The Krayolas. Also live art and food booths. Main Plaza, downtown. Sept. 12-13

Jaguares Leading edge Mexican rockers back in the US for a tour to suport their forthcoming CD, "45." White Rabbit. Oct. 2. www.detourtickets.com.

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

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.

Los Tigres del Norte Venerable norteño outfit back on the road in the U.S. for some 16 dates - however no SA dates as yet. So far only these Dallas, American Airlines Center, Oct. 4; Houston's Toyota Center, Oct. 5; Laredo Entertainment Center, Nov.1, McAllen's Dodge Arena, Nov. 2.

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

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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