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Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Las Americas

Los Texmaniacs

Los Texmaniacs are a modern spin on the traditional conjunto sound from South Texas. The quartet adds blues and rock-and-roll influences to the traditional pairing of button accordion and bajo sexto. Moreover, Los Texmaniacs explore their instruments to find new ways of interpreting the sounds of the Texas-Mexico border.

  • Max Baca, bajo sexto
  • David Farías, accordion
  • Óscar García, bass
  • Lorenzo Martínez, drums
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Texmaniacs play "Marina" on the front porch.

Los Texmaniacs:
Borders y Bailes