The post said, “We would like to say a prayer for Max Baca, he is in the hospital fighting COVID-19. All your prayers and good vibes for our fearless leader.”
Los Texmaniacs have been performing over the past couple of weeks with stops in Texas and Louisana, according to posts on the band’s Facebook page.
This is a developing story, more details on Baca’s condition and recovery as more details become available.
The San Antonio, Texas-based band received their second Grammy nomination for Cruzando Borders in 2019. Los Texmaniacs were created by Baca in 1997 incorporating elements from genres such as Rock & Roll and Jazz, while still honoring the roots of conjunto and Tejano. In 2010, the band won a Grammy Award for Tejano Album of The Year for Borders y Bailes.
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