Monday, 01 December 2008 20:15

Concerts Calendar 12/2 DaKrazyPimps

The holiday season is in full swing with lots of holiday and Christmas shows to complement the usual mix of country, rock, Tex-Mex sounds of San Antonio.

The weather has also been cooperating with what may be described as a mild winter.

Da Krazy Pimpz Y Boni Mauricio y Los Maximos Old-style conjunto will juice the crowds. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Tejano Country Ballroom, 16300 Hwy 123, San Marcos.


Los Tovares Venerable band mixes conjunto,Tejano y mas. Crazy J's Sports Bar, Gembler Rd.

La Tropa F Veteran Tex-Mex group still kicking it. Dec. 5. Lonestar Saloon, Uvalde. Also Dec. 13, La Mafia; Dec 19, Pat Green.

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

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán World famous mariachi returns to SA. Dec. 6. $20-$100. Municipal Auditorium, 100 Auditorium Circle. (210) 224-9600. 

Elizabeth New singer showcases her band and new CD. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Also Dec. 12, Texana Band; Dec. 19, Soulstruck Movement; Dec. 25, open; New Year's Eve party, Final Cut.

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

Patrice Villastrigo/Spot Barnett Host CD release party "A Song For You," featuring the smooth and sultry jazz vocals of Patrice Villastrigo and the soulful blues sax and vocals of music hall of fame inductee Spot Barnett. Also Toni Lara, piano; Pete Ojeda, bass and Earl Hassan, drums. Center For Healing & The Arts, 8910 Callaghan Road. 7 p.m.  Monday, Dec. 8. (210) 344-8910. 

San Antonio Symphony In performance of Handel's 'Messiah.' Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston. $10-$60.  8 p.m. Dec. 12, 13.; (210) 554-1010. 

San Antonio Chordsmen Singing group to perform in USO Christmas Show paying tribute to the military, Dec. 7, and "those who served (and still serve) our country with honor and dignity." 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. St.  Mary's Hall,  9401 Starcrest Dr.

Liberty Band Bobby Esquivel leads his band in sparking fire on stage. Fountain Bleau Banquet Hall, 8353 Culebra. 8 p.m. Dec. 20 $10-12.50 tix at Janie's Record Shop.

La Famlia Christmas Benefit featuring David Marez, Sol Latin Rock, Gabe Garcia and other guests. Sky Loft, Alameda Theater, 318 W. Houston. Benefit for People Who Care charity by Latin Fusion TV, hosted by Brandy. Dec. 19

Ernie Garibay & Cats Don't Sleep Playing blues, funk, R&B and more. Raffles. Saturday.

Alamo City Men's Chorale Group performs in 'Do You Hear What I Hear?'  concert Travis Park United Methodist Church, 230 E. Travis St. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 14. $20.; (210) 495-7464.

Escape  Exciting group led by keyboardists Oscar Cruz. Also featuressingers Leslie Lugo, Alvaro Mendoza, bassist Angel Flores and drummer Andy Bernal. The group plays a mix of salsa, merengue, cumbia, pop and more. Friday-Saturday, Old San Juan, 4429 Walzem at Austin Highway.

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

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. Dec. 12. Pueblo Hall, 3315 Northwestern @ Ingram Rd. (210) 473-5744Roger Velasquez

Roger Velasquez & Latin Legends Top group shines with its repertoire and virtuosity. Thursdays, Bar On Broadway. 12/4, 12/11, 12/18. Crazy J's, 126 Gembler Rd, 12/20.

Los Enmascarados Concert also features La Kalidad, Five Stare, Grupo Suave. Cool Arrows. Saturday, Dec. 6.

Rocky y OBG Band Christmas Drive Concert.With Max Baca & TexManiacs, Genaro Aguilar w/Los Tovares, 5-Star Band. Also special guests Sunny Ozuna, Sonny Ace, Gilbert Rodriguez, Rudy T, Little John. $7-$10 plus unwrapped gift. Blanco Ballroom, 3817 Blancord. Thursday, Dec. 4.George Rivas

George Rivas Band Band takes the stage. 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday. George's Place, 5214 Blanco Rd. (210) 340-1275. Also Danny Acosta y QVO Band, Sunday; Crystal Rain, Thursday.

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.

Teddy Bears for Kids Christmas Dance Presented by Knights of Columbus 7983, 11th annual event features Ram Herrera and mariachi. 7-11:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Alzafar Shrine Temple, 901 North Loop 1604 West. Contact: Rafael Rodriguez 210-723-6312. Benefits the San Antonio Police Blue Santa Program.

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  

Los Enmascarados Conjunto outfit takes stage. 9 p.m. Saturday. Dec. 20. Abraxus Tavern, 16241 Hwy 123 N. San Marcos. Presented Slick Entertainment & R D Productions

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.

Jesse De Leon Y Variety Mix Upcoming band takes the stage. Frio Saloon, 801 S. Frio. Also Banger Bros, Dec. 11; Grupo Suave, Dec. 12; 5 Star Band, Dec. 18; Allis Band, Dec. 19, Roger Velasquez, Dec. 26

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

Duran Duran POSTPONED - details to come Band statement here Pop/rock outfit still kicking it with a new tour and new studio album. Majestic Theater 224 E. Houston St., 8 p.m.  Dec. 1. $59.50-$79.50 at Ticketmaster outlets. (210) 226-3333.

Campanas De América Central Texas' longest running and most popular mariachis, will host a Christmas concert. 6-11 p.m. Dec. 19 at Sunset Station Depot Ballroom. Ticketmaster, (210)  224-9600. Concert information call (210) 224-0258. Campanas De America are promoting a new single titled "Christmas Medley"

New Year's Eve Dance Featuring Eternity in benefit for Sgt. Matthew Mendoza USMC Scholarship Fund. Dinner, party favors, champagne. Midnight Menudo. $25. Pueblo Hall, 3315 Northwestern. Reservations (210) 887-6187

SA Rodeo 2009 Top stars include Pat Green, 7 p.m. Feb. 5; Gary Allan, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6; Alan Jackson, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7; Push Play, 1 p.m. Feb. 8; Reba McEntire, 7 p.m. Feb. 9; Taylor Swift, 7 p.m. Feb. 10; Switchfoot, 7 p.m. Feb. 11; Stars of Texas, 7 p.m. Feb. 12; Goo Goo Dolls, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13; Lady Antebellum, 1 p.m. Feb. 14; Billy Ray Cyrus, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14; Luke Bryan, 1 p.m. Feb. 15; Duelo, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Brooks and Dunn, 7 p.m. Feb. 16; Josh Turner, 7 p.m. Feb. 17; Darius Rucker, 7 p.m. Feb. 18; Jack Ingram, 7 p.m. Feb. 19; Jason Aldean, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20; Cross Canadian Ragweed, 1 p.m. Feb. 21; Montgomery Gentry, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo AT&T Center, AT&T Center, Parkway at East Houston Street. $10-$35, Ticketmaster.

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