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Courtesy Xochitl Mora
Local award-winning vocalists and mariachi opening up for El Mejor Mariachi Del Mundo
There are still tickets available for the Laredo Mariachi Music Fest. Purchase your tickets today at Ticketmaster.com or at the Laredo Civic Center from 10 AM – 5 PM.
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, known universally as the world’s best mariachi, will perform in concert at the Laredo Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. this Friday. Opening for Mariachi Vargas in Laredo is the award-winning Laredo native Karen Zavala, Karen Lazo Schiefelbein, Mariachi Los Alazanes and Mariachi Los …
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(Laredo, Tx)-Visit Mariscos El Pescador on tuesday’s and receive a FREE LIL’ SAILOR’S BOAT for your child when you purchase any regular entree from their menu. The Sailor’s Boat comes with your child’s choice of a hamburger, chicken nuggets, or a corn dog and it is served with french fries and a drink in a souvenir cup. The special is valid at all three Mariscos El Pescador locations.
Mariscos El Pescador has proudly served our community since 1989 opening its first location at 3919 San Dario. El Pescador features free mariachi …
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By the CNN Wire Staff,
(CNN) — Robin Gibb, one of three brothers who made up the group the Bee Gees behind “Saturday Night Fever” and other now-iconic sounds from the 1970s, died on Sunday, according to a statement on his website.
He was 62.
Gibb “passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery,” said the statement, which was attributed to his family. He died in England at 10:47 a.m. (5:47 a.m. ET), according to a post on his official Twitter feed. (Read More)
By the CNN Wire Staff
(CNN) — Legendary pop singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48, representative Kristen Foster said Saturday night. The cause of death and where she died were not immediately known. According to her official website, Houston, who struggled with addiction problems over the years, sold more than 170 million albums, singles and videos over her career.
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Gold Rush Productions Presents El Perro Guarumo and El Pato Vulka live this Friday February 10th at the L.I.F.E. Downs Pavillion on Hwy 59. The International Tour will stop in Laredo for a one night only whow. Tickets start at only $15 and you can purchase them at Casa de Musica Guadalupe (2101 Guadalupe), San Ramon Record Shop (512 Guadalupe) all Gold Rush Locations (2319 S. Zapata Hwy, 3120 N. Arkansas, 9505 Mines Rd. and inside Amerik Suites 6551 Metro Court). For more information and VIP seating call (956)-744-0850.
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By Brandon Griggs, CNN
(CNN) — Steve Jobs, the visionary who led a mobile computer revolution with the creation of wildly popular devices such as the iPhone, was mourned Thursday by admirers and competitors as much of the world awoke to news of his death. (Read More)
(Laredo, Tx)- Saul’s it Doesn’t Matter Productions continues to bring you the best entertainment. On July 7th Saul brings you Oscar Zamora and Don Chema at Señor Toros for a night of laughter. Señor Toros is located at 9802 McPherson for ticket information you can contact them at 956-727-8277. Playing all your favorite tejano hits that evening will be Raul “Rulee” Garcia of Z93. Oscar Zamora and Don Chema have performed all across Texas and have appeared in numerous commercials. Locally they are associated with Dr. Ike’s Hardware commercials on radio and television.
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Saul’s it Doesn’t Matter Productions will be putting up a huge father’s day dance this sunday at the Casablanca Ballroom. Featured at the event will be Los Humildes who will take the stage after Los Dos Gilbertos and Grupo Zenzible. Pre-Sale tickets are only $15 and you can purchase them at Laredo Mini Mart, Guadalupe Music Store, and the Z93 offices (Guerra Communications) on Jacaman Rd. Doors open at 6p.m. the first act will begin at 7p.m.
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Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
City of Laredo Mayor Raul G. Salinas, along with Dist. III Council Member Alex Perez, Jr., recognized Grupo Fantasma for recently winning a Grammy Award in the Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban category for their current album “El Existential.” The group is based in Austin, Texas with several members originally from Laredo: Adrian Quesada; Francisco Martinez III (Beto); Gregory Gonzalez.
Their last album “Sonidos Gold” was nominated for a Grammy in 2009. The band has toured all over the world and has played at such prestigious festivals such …
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By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, SUZETTE LABOY
The Associated Press
It comes a day after what would have been The Doors frontman’s 67th birthday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Forty years after Jim Morrison was convicted of exposing himself at a wild Miami concert, this is the end: Florida’s Clemency Board, egged on by departing Gov. Charlie Crist, pardoned The Doors’ long-dead singer Thursday. Some people who were at the Miami show March 1, 1969, insist even today that he exposed himself, though others in the audience and Morrison’s bandmates contend he was just teasing the …