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Freddy Fender Gets His Due with A Texas Historical Marker

April 26, 2023 | By Steven Hughes

The Music of Conjunto Inventor Narciso Martinez Lives on in San Benito and Our Hearts

October 29, 2021 | By John Nova Lomax

Today marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Narciso Martinez, the inventor of conjunto music and a man whose sound has spread far and wide, becoming as identifiably a part of the Texan landscape as bluebonnets and Longhorns.

Why San Benito Is the ‘Center of the Universe’

April 29, 2021 | By Michael Rodriguez

24th Annual San Benito Conjunto Festival

September 10, 2015 | By

San Benito celebrates the homegrown music of South Texas on October 23-25, 2015 with the 24th Annual Conjunto Festival.

Playing Favorites

August 16, 2014 | By

The writers who contribute to Texas Highways exemplify a few traits in common: They’re experienced travelers guided by curiosity, adventure, culture, and hard-earned wisdom.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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