It’s billed as the Midessa Music Fest 2018 on July 28 at La Hacienda and it will indeed be a music fest with a variety of artists taking turns on stage.
Intocable is part of the Fest and features Ricardo Javier “Ricky” Muñoz, René Orlando Martínez, Sergio Serna, Johnny Lee Rosas, José Juan Hernández, Alejandro Gulmar and Felix Salinas.
The group, according to their website, started 20 years ago in Zapata, when friends Ricky Muñoz and René Martínez dreamed of bringing their songs to the world as they crafted a unique and style of music that fuses Tejano conjunto music, Norteño folk rhythms, pop ballads and rock.
Since that time, the group has had No. 1 hits with “Robarte un Beso,” “Prometí,” “Te Amo (Para Siempre),” “Culpable Fui (Culpable Soy),” their latest “Tu Ausencia,” as well as fan favorites like “Dame Un Besito,” “Eres Mi Droga,” Enséñame a Olvidarte,” “Sueña,” “Contra Viento y Marea,” “Llueve,” “Arrepiéntete” and others.
Also scheduled is Bobby Pulido, son of Tejano star Roberto Pulido. He combines the sound of Tejano with the country music he grew up listening to in Texas. Based in his hometown of Edinburg, Pulido and his band — guitarist Gilbert Trejo, bassist Mike Fox, drummer Jimmy Montes, accordionist Frank Caballero and keyboard player Rey Gutierrez — released Desvelado in 1996 on Capitol. The album became a platinum hit and was followed by Ensename later that year. Pulido’s greatest success came with his third album, 1997’s Llegaste a Mi Vida. He won awards for Album of the Year, Male Entertainer, Male Vocalist, and Best Video at the 1997 Tejano Music Awards, according to his website.
Also on stage will be AJ Castillo, a Latin artist known for his accordion sound and style. He released his most recent album in 2017 and is a well-known accordionist, singer, song writer, performer, and producer.
The Austin native is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio. Born to a musical family, he was introduced to the accordion by his grandfather, his website states. He started playing the accordion at the age of 10 and began his professional music career at 13. He collaborated on the 2017 Latin Grammy Award winning Best Regional Song “Siempre Es Así”.
Also scheduled is Gary Hobbs, who is a Tejano singer who has won numerous awards including several BMI Awards with songs “Por Favor Corazon”, “Corazon Ardiente”, “Comprendeme” and “Buscando Un Amor”. Charting several songs on Billboards Latin top list of songs and other Latin magazines .
He has appeared at H.E.B. Grocery’s annual Feast of Sharing Holiday Dinners throughout the state of Texas, which serves almost 140,000 individuals, since November 2000.
Throughout his career he has recorded for several major record labels including RCA International, CBS International, Capitol/EMI Latin and Sony Discos.
Tickets to the show are available at haciendamidland.com.
- What: The 2018 Midessa Music Festival.
- When: July 28.
- Where: La Hacienda Event Center.
- Tickets: haciendamidland.com
- Bobby Pulido.
- AJ Castillo.
- Gary Hobbs.