Famed Lost Tres Reyes at TAMIU Friday
Posted: 04/29/2010

TAMIU Concert Features Famous
Trio Los Tres Reyes FRIDAY

Los Tres Reyes

Internationally renowned guitar trio Los Tres Reyes perform with the Texas A&M International University’s Mariachi Internacional in a special benefit concert Friday, April 30 at TAMIU’s Center for the Fine and Performing Theatre.

The concert is part of TAMIU’s Hispanic Heritage Concert Series. Entrance is $10 at the door and proceeds benefit the TAMIU Scholarship Fund.

Trio Los Tres Reyes, comprised of brothers Gilberto and Raul Puente as well as Bebo Cárdenas, began recording in 1957. It has recorded more than 18 records, which became international hits and earned Golden Record status for sales of 10 million copies. In particular, Gilberto Puente is considered to be the best requinto guitar player in the world by international music critics.

The TAMIU Hispanic Heritage Concert Series promotes the music of South Texas and aims to present performances of music well instilled in the region’s culture.

For more information and listings of TAMIU fine and performing arts events, please call 326.ARTS or the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 326.2649, e-mail bleyendecker@tamiu.edu or visit offices located in CFPA 217C.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu