Concerts Calendar 9/2: Iglesias, Elizabeth, Show Band

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Coming up:
Iglesias tagteams with Aventura in new U.S. tour
Weekender: Iglesias, Little Joe, Elizabeth
Liberacion reunites Virgil Canales and Juan Tavares

Pop, international ballads, Tex-Mex and more on tap for the rest of the week and beyond. Coming up is Diez y Seis festivals as well as the busy church festival season.

Enrique Iglesias/Aventura Pop king tags teams with bachata kings for a new "Kings Tour" that stops in at the AT&T Center. Saturday, Sept. 6. Details: Enrique Iglesias & Aventura tour to hit S.A., Laredo, McAllen IglesiasEnrique011 289.JPG

Anthony Hernandez Keyboardist plays Thursdays at the Enchilada Warehouse, 2106 N. St. Marys.

Allis Band Multifaceted band takes it to the stage. Friday, 9/5 Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Bands here tend to play a little on the uncomfortable, high end of the volume scale.  Also Jesse De Leon, 9/12; Soundrave, 9/19; Final Cut, 9/ 

Show Band Spirited band (Roger Tamez, Wendy) whips up a nice musical brew. Thursday. Sept. 4. Smoke-free Frio Saloon, 801 S. Frio. Also Group Suave, 9/5; 5 Star, 9/11; Show, 9/12; Allis Band, 9/18; Roger Velasquez, 9/19; Jazz Katz, 9/25; Jesse De Leon & New Variety, 9/26

Elizabeth Brackman Paniagua Versatile singer/trumpter player mixes cumbias, boleros, pop, funk and more. Los Generales restaurant. 6 p.m Fridays. Eizabeth (school teacher by day) says her debut CD is in the works at Velasquez Studio and should be out in a few more weeks. Rest of band is Anthony Hernandez, keyboards; Valentino De La Rosa, accordion; Ralph Saenz, guitar; Brent Ferguson, bass; Val Guadiana, drums

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Rene Devia Smooth sounds of Latin American Harpist. Café Revolución. Wednesdays.

Blue Bubble Ballroom Swing time with a variety of regional bands each Sunday at 6 p.m. as part of the "Swing Factory" Sunday dance/concert series at Blue Bubble Ballroom, 9315 Broadway (just outside the loop). Cover: $5. All ages. 7-8 p.m. complimentary beginner swing Lessons by SASDS.

David Lee Garza TopTex-Mex band takes the stage. Graham Central Station. Also Michael Salgado and Grupo Suave 9/12; Hometown Boys, 9/19; Jay Perez, 9/26; Los Desperadoz, Oct. 31, Halloween

Grupo Suave Flashy Tex-Mex band just released a new CD. Noon Saturday, Sept 13, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Church Festical; 8 p.m. Saturday, Sacred Heart, Von Ormy; 11:30a.m. Sunday, Sept 14, Caliente Harly Davidson, 410 @ Culebra Rd.

Oscar Cruz y Escape Winsome band mixes cumbias, merengues, disco, oldies, Tex-Mex. Led by the talented singer/keyboardistOscarCruzEscape_New3_800x475 300.JPG Oscar Cruz, the band also includes Alvaro Mendoza, vocals/percussion; Bert Ybarra, guitars; Abraham Humpries, bass; and Joe Gonzalez, drums. Band plays Latin Night at Sam Houston Club, Fort Sam Houston. Sept. 20. Band also plays Chango's Havana Club, 23535 IH 10 West & Leon Springs Exit. 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays,.

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Christ the King Fall Fest Family festival to feature Megan Leyva, Jennifer, Grupo Maravia, Valeria Gonzalez, Juaquin Cura, Beatriz, Krystal Diaz, Los LIil Demi8 2008.jpg

Matadors, Lil Demi, Jennifer Marie, Layla Vargas and Nathaniel Gallegos. Also in the lineup is the Our Part of Town Talent Show City Champions Sarah Centeno and Lorrina Robinson. Also bingo and children's games. Noon-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. Free. Christ the King church, 2619 Perez St.

Fiesta Patrias Fest Featuring La Mafia, Little Joe, Erica, Los Traileros Del Norte, Bobby Pulido, Campanas De America. LINEUP subject to CHANGE Free but tickets available at HEB locations. Alamodome Noon Sunday, 9/7.

Danny Acosta y QVO Band plays mix of oldies, funk, R&B.Friday. Club Movida, 306  E. Mitchell. (210) 534-4477. Owner Rick Robles runs a tight ship. Club Movida. Also Los Banger Brothers 9/6; Groupo Zonido,9/12; Maravia, 9/13; Los Tovares, 9/19; Artie V. Suave, 9/20; Pete Ybarra Fuego,9/26; Grupo Zonido, 9/27; Q-VO band plays every Sunday

Patrice Pike Austin rocker plays Jacks' Patio. $10-$15. 9 p.m. Sept. 4.

JamaJoe 2 2008.JPGMain Plaza Music San Antonio Latino Music Festival set Sept. 11-13 with Strunz & Farah & Farah. Also free admission and cash bar. Also Raza en la Plaza, 7 p.m.Friday-Saturday nights in September. Lineup includes Los #3 Dinners, Snowbyrd, Joe Jama  Ernie Garibay & Cats Don't Sleep, Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto, Spot Barnett. Blue Mondays with blues groups such as Harry Bodine and Spot Barnett. Also Latin Lunes, a Monday series 11:30am - 1:30 p.m.with Hot Sauce, Border Palace. Also High Noon Dies y Seis with Azul. More details on msuic schedule at:San Antonio Latino Music Festival schedule

Los Garcia Bros/Mando y La Venganza Solid teamup of conjunto and Tejano. Cuauhtemoc Hall, 1100 Pattan, San Marcos. Saturday Sept. 13.Presented by Slick Entertainment. 830-743-0490

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: 

Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends Top group shines with its repertoire and virtuosity. Thursdays, Bar On Broadway.Also Luckey Road Saloon, Friday and 10/3 and 10/31 (Halloween Party); Frio Saloon, 9/19; Market Square Mariachi Stage, 9/13 Diez y SeisFiestas_Patrias_Market_Square_2008_Schedule 330.JPG 

Fiestas Patrias Annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre shindig celebrates Mexican independence day with live bands on multiple stages including Two Tight, Arroyos Del Rio, Wilbert Beasley, Arial Johnson, Grupo Zonido, Aztlan, Carlos y Los Cachorros, Roger Velasquez, Final Cut,  Eternity, OBG Band. Market Square, 514 W. Commerce. Sept.12-14.

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. Also Final Cut, Friday; George Rivas, Saturday; George's All Star Band 9 p.m. Sunday.

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

Campanas de América Anniversary San Antonio's best known mariachi is ready to celebrate their anniversary with a huge gathering on Sept. 19. Festivities include live concert by Campanas. 6-10:30 p.m., Sept. 19. (Dinner at 7 p.m.) Pearl Stable, 312 Pearl Parkway. $50.(210) 224-0258 Campanas de America 020207.JPG.

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 busy working on 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. Details: myspace. com/bosmanshbk1



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