San Antonio music legend Flaco Jimenez will perform at Tricentennial celebration

Grammy Award-winner Flaco Jimenez added to celebrate 300 lineup

By Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

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SAN ANTONIO - Leonardo “Flaco” Jimenez is joining the lineup for San Antonio’s Tricentennial New Year’s Eve celebration. 

Jimenez, a five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, will join REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo in Hemisfair Park on Dec. 31.

Other acts include Joe Y La Familia, The Last Bandoleros, Bidi Bidi Banda and Sam Riggs.

Jimenez will be joined onstage by Little Joe in a performance made possible through a donation by WellMed Medical Management. 

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 “The combination of these tejano and conjunto music powerhouses, Flaco and Little Joe, is an incredible addition to this family-friendly celebration that has been 300 years in the making,” said Carlos Contreras, interim executive director for the Tricentennial Commission.

Jimenez has a lengthy career spanning six decades as a solo artist and member of the Texas Tornados and Los Super Seven.

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BillyRay Sheppard, a local saxophonist and smooth jazz artist, is another recent addition to the New Year’s Eve lineup.

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