Featured Headlines News

Los Palominos, Eddie Gonzalez, Jennifer Peña, DJ Kane part of 2018 Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame Class

Embed from Getty Images

Los Palominos, Eddie Gonzalez, Jennifer Peña and DJ Kane are part of the Tejano RO.O.T.S. Hall of Fame class of inductees for 2018.

Los Palominos will be inducted as Progressive Band, while Eddie Gonzalez and DJ Kane will be honored as Male Entertainer and Jennifer Peña as Female Entertainer.

Other notable inductees include Chris Rodriguez of Tejano Highway 281 for Accordion, Eddie Perez of La Calma for Bajo Sexto and Louie Marinez as Vocalist, becoming the first inductee from the state of Arizona

Since 2000, the non-profit organization Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall Of Fame, which R.O.O.T.S. stands for Remembering Our Own Tejano Stars, honors musicians, songwriters, producers, broadcasters and supporters of the Tejano music industry.  The Tejano ROOTS Hall Of Fame located in Alice, Texas, the birthplace of Tejano music, displays artifacts musical instruments, photographs, stage costumes and other materials honoring Tejano music.

The Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame weekend gets underway with a free kick-off dance on Friday, January 4, 2019 at KC Hall, 1050 Cecilia Street in Alice, Texas with performances by Lucky Joe, Tony Lopez Y Su Conjunto, and Ben Benjamin & Brush Country Band. The induction ceremony will follow on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

See the full list of the Tejano ROOTS Hall Of Fame Inductees:

Favorite Son of Alice
Javier Rubio

Andrew Michael
Sammy Morales
Teo Pena
Bino Gaona
Samuel Almanza Jr
Peter Chavarria

Progressive Band
Los Palominos
–Johnny Arreola
–James Arreola
–Julio Arreola
–Jorge Arreola
–Jesse Arreola

Los Arias
–Armando Arias Jr
–Rolando O. Arias
–Arnold Arias
–Michael Herrera
–Fred Orosco
–Alma Fina Arias

Male Entertainer
Eddie Gonzalez
DJ Kane

Female Entertainer
Jennifer Pena

Javier “JV” Villanueva Lifetime Achievement Award
Alfredo Garcia

Pioneer Tejano Award
David Martinez
Jesse Rodriguez
Leon Santos

Big Brass Band
Los Peppers de Victor Garza

Million Dollar Band

Michael James Lopez
Ramiro Benavides
Joe Michael De La Rosa
Antonio P Cortez Jr
Luis “Louie” Medina III
Chale Castillo
Richard Barron
Jason Lara

Luis Pacheco
Franke “Ruben” Torres
Oscar Villanueva

Bajo Sexto
Rene M. Rodriguez
Eddie Perez
Jorge Marina

Bass Guitar
Domingo Garcia
Alejandro Elias
Michael R Saenz
Jerry A Pena
Ruben Perez
Martin N Rodriguez
Arnold De Los Santos
Trino Galindo Jr.

Homero M. Mireles

Cecilio Poncio Rodriguez
Florencio F. “Lencho” Palacios

Luis Castillo Jr.
Manuel Rendon
Andy Viera
Joseph Anthony Torres
Mark Weber
Isaac L. Riojas
Chris Rodriguez
Joe Borrego

Noe A. Esparza
Raymundo “Ray” Castillo
Louie Marinez

Greg Paredez Bajo Sexto Award
Armando “Cuate” Salinas

Sound Engineer
Oscar Lopez
Patrick Martinez
Noe Gallegos

Amadeo Flores Accordion Player Award
Alberto Tijerina
Pablo Martinez Perez

Armando Marroquin Sr Historic Hall
Club Sofia

Special Recognition Award
Jesse De La Garza
Mary Jane Segura
Reynald Reyes Jr

Follow Tejano Nation on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Soundcloud for the latest Tejano music, news and entertainment.



0 comments on “Los Palominos, Eddie Gonzalez, Jennifer Peña, DJ Kane part of 2018 Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame Class

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.