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Tejano Idol auditions set for August 16 in San Antonio

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Thomas J Henry

2014 Tejano Idol winner Erica Rangel performs at Mexi-Arte Museum in Austin (David Munoz/Munoz Photos)

2014 Tejano Idol winner Erica Rangel performs at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin. (David Muñoz / Muñoz Snapshots)

AUSTIN – The next auditions for the 2015 edition of Tejano Idol have been set for August 16, 2015 at VFW Post 76 on the Riverwalk in San Antonio.

The Austin Tejano Music Coalition, the non-profit organization that sponsors Tejano Idol,  is in search of future Tejano Music stars.  The nationwide singing contest has been initiated to highlight Tejano Music and showcase unknown talent.  Amateur singers of all ages are asked send an email to Aggie Saldana-Sanchez, at aaggie54@yahoo.com, if you plan to attend this audition.

Auditions are from 2:00 p.m. til 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at VFW Post 76 on the Riverwalk, located at 10 10th Street in San Antonio.

The Tejano Idol finale will take place at H&H Ballroom on October 18, 2015, in Austin at 2:00 p.m.  The Tejano Idol winner will be awarded $500 as well as the opportunity to record with Freddie Records in Corpus Christi.

Past Tejano Idol contestants include 2011 winner Ashley Borrero and 2011 contestant Angel Gonzalez, both now with Angel Gonzalez y Grupo Vimana, 2012 runner-up Devin Banda, 2013 contestant Marisa Cortez and 2014 winner and Houston native Erica Rangel.

Log onto www.atmc-tejanoidol.com for more info and full schedule.

Watch the audition of 2014 Tejano Idol winner Erica Rangel

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