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[9/12] Preview: 37th Annual Mexican Independence Celebration

By Piper LeMoine Contributor
By Piper LeMoine

diezyseis2015(AustinVida) – Today at Fiesta Gardens marks the 37th annual Mexican Independence celebration presented by Fiestas Patrias of Austin. As always, there will be family-friendly fun and a great Tejano/Conjunto  lineup.

This year’s schedule is as follows…please note that it may be subject to change without notice:

Folklorico Fiesta featuring Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklorico de Texas – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cañonazo (Tejano) – 2 p.m.

Los Dos Gilbertos (Conjunto) – 4:15 p.m.

Los Badd Boyz Del Valle (Conjunto) –  6 p.m.

Marcos Orozco (Tejano) – 7:45 p.m.

Jimmy Gonzalez y Grupo Mazz (Tejano) – 9:30 p.m.

Long story short: Another great family event at Fiesta Gardens with a great selection of performers. There will be plenty of food and community too! A fantastic way to say goodbye to summer.

Fiesta Gardens is located at 1900 E Jesse E. Segovia Street, at the intersection with Chicon Street, on the banks of Lady Bird Lake in East Austin. Doors open at 10 a.m.

Admission is free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $8 from 2 to 5 p.m. and $10 from 5 p.m. to close. All ages are welcome and children under 12 are always free with a paying adult.

For more information, visit

I manage all things technical, administrative, and creative at Austin's own Rancho Alegre, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Conjunto music. Our projects include digitizing recordings, interviewing legendary and up-and-coming artists, maintaining and constructing a historical record of Tejano and Conjunto music, connecting artists with professional and business services, and presenting the annual Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival and various events throughout the year. I am a Professional Member of the Recording Academy.

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