Monica Saldivar is a rising star in Tejano music. The singer from Grand Prairie, Texas won Tejano Idol in 2015 releasing her self-titled debut album a few short years later in 2019. That album earned Top New Female Artist at the My Tejano Awards in 2019 and a win as Best New Female Artist at the Tejano Music Awards a year later.
Saldivar chatted with Tejano Nation journalist DJ Peaches in an exclusive interview for the premiere episode of her new show, Tejano Talk & Tequila, produced by our media partners at Reventon Y Mas, which airs on Roku. The 26-year-old singer opened up about her music influences, the difficulties of succeeding as a woman in a male-dominated genre, her music, her career as a music educator and so much more.
Tejano Talk & Tequila is a web show that features everything in the Tejano industry with in-depth interviews with some of Tejano’s rising stars and Tejano icons with host Elisa Jaimez (DJ Peaches), one of the most respected journalists and radio personalities in La Onda Tejana.
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The award-winning singer mixes accordion and mariachi trumpet grooves with contemporary cumbia rhythms for a fresh sound.