Benefit concert for Jessy Serrata in Houston this weekend

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A benefit concert for Tejano music legend Jessy Serrata, who was recently diagnosed with stage 3 kidney cancer, is scheduled for Sunday, May 21 in Houston, Texas.

The concert will feature Tejano music legends Ruben Ramos and Augustin Ramirez. The show will also include Rick Fuentes & The Brown Express, Avizo, David Marez, Chente Barrera and more at Rebels Honky Tonk, 5002 Washington Ave.

Serrata was admitted into the hospital on April 24, where tests confirmed the 63-year-old singer has stage 3 kidney cancer.

Serrata, also known as “Mr. Iron Throat,” has appeared on over 17 albums and was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2004 for his album Better Than Ever.

The benefit will help to cover medical costs for Serrata.

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About Romeo (1279 Articles)
Romeo is media professional with over 20 years of experience in radio and digital media. He is the Managing Editor for, the premiere website for Tejano music, news and entertainment and oversees programming for Q99.5 in San Angelo, Texas.

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