24th Anniversary Party!With Jimmy Gonzalez, David Lee Garza & Shelly Lares!
$25 before 9pm, $30 after
Mexican descendant Jimmy González was born and raised in the U.S., getting involved in popular music after joining with singer Joe López to form a band called Grupo Mazz, playing private parties and special events. During the ’90s, Grupo Mazz became one of the top artists in the Tejano music scene. In 1999 after Joe López decided to leave, Jimmy González y el Grupo Mazz recorded the Tejano Music Awards nominated Quien Iba A Pensar, featuring the hit single “A Pesar De Todo.”
DAVID LEE GARZA
David Lee Garza continues to maintain a loyal following with his combination of progressive Conjunto and distinctive Tejano music formulas.
After more than 30 years in the business David Lee Garza y Los Musicales have generated hit after hit with a combination of easily danceable melodies and earthy roots music blend of Country, Tex-Mex and straight up Tejano.
David Lee’s unique accordion style music is readily recognized. For this reason it is not difficult to find David Lee collaborating with other Tejano music-recording Grammy Award-winning artists like: Little Joe y La Familia, Jimmy Gonzales, La Firma, Bobby Pulido, Joel Guzman, Joe Posada, or Americana favorite artists like Kevin Fowler or Cory Morrow, T Graham Brown, Johnny Rodriguez and Johnny Bush.
The group’s ascent in the industry has been rock steady with recognition coming from every corner of the Tex-Mex, Americana, and Tejano music world. This road-proven band has enjoyed increasing success on the grueling dance/Festival touring circuit for over the last couple of decades. Producing a string of hits including “Con El Tiempo”, “Hey David Who’s That Gringo”, and “Cuatro Caminos”, “Te Quiero Te Amo” has kept David Lee Garza y Los Musicales at the top of mind and Chart topper.
Their concentrated efforts of building the group with a handful of revolving vocalists has established David Lee Garza as a household name in the Tejano genre and has earned his favorite son status to Tejano music lovers across America. Each contributing lead singer directs DLG to refresh and rejuvenate his homegrown musical spirit for audiences of every age.
With over 30 recorded albums 2 major labels and now their own independent record label DLG Records as part of their legendary discography, Los Musicales are currently working on their next conquest to be released in early March 2015. David Lee along with his Manager started their own Record label JROD Records, so that they could venture out in recording other artists. Their first CD entitled David Lee Garza “Just Friends” is collaboration with 10 different vocalists, this CD WON 2013 Latin Grammy for Best Tejano Album.
The band has been the only Tejano group to have spun off several benchmark careers for some of the most talented and influential vocalists/artists in the industry today — Ramiro “Ram” Herrera, Emilio Navaira, Oscar G, Jay Perez, Marcos Orozco, Mark Ledesma and Ben Ozuna who left to create their own names among the Marquee signs while garnering their accolades. Now with his New Vocalist Cezar Martinez from Robstown Texas brings his youthful style to los Musicales and creates a young and new energetic sound.
Noting their popularity and longevity among a true Mexican American culture, Los Musicales have lived through the journey like that of many other entertainment giants. Blazing a trail from Hawaii to Florida; the Great Lakes to northern Mexico, David Lee Garza y Los Musicales have reinvented their sound and rejuvenated their spirit in a way only they know how.
Shelly Lares, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and percussionist. Starting in 1984, Lares was nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year for thirteen consecutive years and won several other awards at the Tejano Music Awards throughout her career. She signed a recording contract with Manny Records in 1986. She left the label in 1996, and signed with Sony Music Latin until she was dropped in the late 90s. In 2006, she signed a recording contract with Tejas Records.
Lares is known for her “talent and charismatic stage presence and strong voice.” according to AllMusic. Lares also writes all her songs that are featured on her albums. In 1988, Chris Perez joined her band and subsequently left the following year in favor of Selena y Los Dinos. Her 1994 album, Quiero Ser Tu Amante (1994), peaked at number 39 on the US Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. Her self-titled album, Shelly (1996), peaked at number 35 on the Top Latin Albums chart. The lead single from her album, “Siempre Lo Esperare”, peaked at number 30 on the Hot Latin Tracks chart and number 18 on the Regional Mexican Songs chart. Her other single, “No Me Olvides”, peaked at number 40 on the Hot Latin Tracks chart in 2000