Thursday, 27 November 2008 21:43

Weekender: Julieta, Roger, Mazz

Roger Velasquez
The turkey is gone, and the Cowboys/Longhorns have won their respective games. Now its time to find the right post-parties to dance away those extra pounds. For Tejano fans, the choices include Grupo Mazz, Desperadoz and Roger Velasquez.
Jimmy Gonzalez, back on his feet after recovery from a heart ailment, leads his Grupo Mazz tonight, Friday at Grahams Central Station.
Then Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends, a solid group that shines with its repertoire and virtuosity plays Saturday at George's Place, Saturday, 11/29. And Los Desperadoz Solid Tex-Mex band swings through town. Nov. 28. Cool Arrows.
For Latin alternative aficionados, the big show is Saturday when Julieta Venegas stops in at the Lila Cockrell Theater. Tickets $35-$65 through Ticketmaster. Doors 7 p.m., there is no opening group. Another top ticket is Solido, a solid cumbia band playing Saturday at the Lonestar Saloon, Uvalde.
 For complete weekend concert listings: Concerts Calendar 11/25