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Teodoro Ted Ramirez Troubadour Concert Series: Tish Hinojosa, Gertie & the T.O. Boyz, and Teodoro Ted Ramirez
April 16, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$25
Teodoro Ted Ramirez Troubadour Concert Series:
Tish Hinojosa, Gertie & the T.O. Boyz, and Teodoro Ted Ramirez
Saturday, April 16
$25 per person
Tish Hinojosa is a Mexican-American Singer-Songwriter whose songs blend the genres of country, folk, and Hispanic music in a way that can only be described as a musical melting pot; unique and insightful. She sings and writes in Spanish and English and has many bilingual songs. She also continues to play and write with her Latina music trio The Texicana Mamas, (launched in 2018) who released their first album in 2020. They have played at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and were headline performers at the Kerrville Folk Festival.
“GertieNtheT0.Boyz” is the premiere waila (an O’odham word meaning “dance”) band from the Tohono O’odham Nation located in central and southern Arizona. Gertie Lopez (founder) performs a mixture of traditional and contemporary waila music in her native language, O’odham, and in English. Waila music is the most-popular community dance music on the Tohono O’odham Nation and includes musical rhythm styles: polka, chotes (2-step), cumbia, mazurka, and kwalya (a traditional form of O’odham square-dance). Gertie is the first Tohono O’odham female bandleader.
The music of Teodoro “Ted” Ramirez, is a celebration of Southwestern culture. His repertoire is authentic – consisting of his original music, classic Mexican and American folk songs, He is “Tucson’s Official Troubadour.”