Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival Artist Spotlight: Grupo Iluso

Grupo IlusoGrupo Iluso, from Kingsville TX, accurately describes their sound as Tejano-Norteño, reflecting the fusion of the two styles that is so popular in south Texas. The fun-loving six-piece band employs strong percussion and vocal harmonies complimented by a strong Norteño-style accordion. 

Grupo Iluso is a member of the Hacienda Records family, and has recently been in the studio recording some new tracks for a future project.

Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival Artist Spotlight: Chencho Flores y Su Conjunto

Chencho FloresChencho Flores is about as old school conjunto as it gets. A few years shy of 90 years old, Chencho first started playing his accordion on old 6th street in the late 1940s. Throughout the years, he and his brother Frank played all over the east side; a history that has given rise to a nickname, “original kings of 6th street.”

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