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All-star lineup celebrates birthday for Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame promoter Jim Luna

Ram Herrera, David Farias and more celebrated the Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame event promoter's birthday.

Mario Ortiz (left), David Farias (center) and JR Gomez (right) perform at The Dirty South Venue in Angleton, Texas on Oct. 20. Photo: Juan Morin / Tejano Nation

An all-star lineup of Tejano artists celebrated the birthday of Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame event promoter Jim Luna in Angleton, Texas, on Oct. 20.

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The event took place at the Dirty South Venue and featured special guest performances by Ram Herrera, J.R. Gomez, and David Farias along with Mario Ortiz. The festivities were hosted by Luna along with special guest Bino Gaona. from the Tejano Music Awards.

“I want to personally thank all my family & friends for joining us,” Luna tells Tejano Nation. “The city of Angleton and surrounding areas came out and helped me celebrate but also made a clear statement Tejano Music is alive! Thank you to Ram, David, J.R., and Mario for their amazing talents and for bringing the musica to the stage. It was an epic night!”

Luna celebrated his birthday just months after recovering from COVID-19 when the veteran promoter tested positive in July and developed complications including pneumonia.

The promoter, who was inducted into the Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame in 2010, and Dirty South Venue will be hosting the “Tejano Taco Tuesday” concert series with the best in Tejano for live music entertainment. The artist lineup will be released at a later date.

Luna is a 43-year veteran of concert promotions and has produced many memorable Tejano events along the Gulf Coast and across the state of Texas over that time.

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