“What an honor; very humbled to have been asked to play the National Anthem,” Sauceda posted on his Facebook page after the performance. “Been working on doing it for years and finally it came to a fruition.”
The two-time Grammy winner performed “The Star Spangled Banner” with a special squeezebox rendition to begin the Gran Baile at the Westgate Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The Tejano Music National Convention is an annual celebration of Tex-Mex music in Las Vegas, Nevada at Westgate Hotel and Casino. The two-day concert event, set for August 5-6, 2016, features dozens of musical performances from an international lineup of world-renowned performers, contemporary chart toppers and emerging Tejano stars. More information available at is VegasTejano.com.
WATCH: Sunny Sauceda performs national anthem at 2016 Tejano Music National Convention