Flaco Jiménez to perform with Los Texmaniacs at ‘Music Under the Star’ concert

Courtesy of The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Photos courtesy of The Bullock Texas State History Museum

Living legend Flaco Jiménez will join Tex-Mex band Los Texmaniacs on Friday at the Bullock Texas State History Museum’s outdoor concert series “Music Under the Star.”

Grammy award winners Los Texmaniacs blend everything from conjunto roots music to Texas rock and R&B. At this special concert, they’ll feature Jiménez, who in 2014 received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award. Jiménez’ career has spanned six decades and continues to record and perform. In 2013, when he performed at the Pachanga Latino Music Festival in Austin, he told the Statesman’s Spanish-language weekly ¡Ahora Sí! that “I don’t read or write notes; I just play by ear.”

Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs.

Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs.

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The free, family-friendly shows at the museum’s Lone Star Plaza start at 6 p.m. and concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the performances. Food and beverages will be for sale and free parking will be available onsite after 5 p.m.

The “Music Under the Star” series wraps up on July 22 with performances by indie rockers Quiet Company and hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm. Find out about more Austin weekend music picks here.

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