Rey Arteaga - Austin - TX
Also as Son y No Son
San Antonio-born solo-artist, frontman-vocalist, conguero and bongocero Rey Arteaga, a favorite performer in the local Austin music scene, has co-founded or played in some of the best Latin bands in Austin (Son y No Son, La Tribu, Son Yuma, Centzontle, Melecumbe, Sarah Fox and Joel Guzman, Sangre de Chango, Ta Mère, & Charanga Cakewalk), and has for more than twenty-eight years performed classic repertoire of Cuban son, Colombian cumbia and Mexican bolero and ranchera, renditions of which have ranged from the traditional, to eclectic and innovative.
Some of the musicians with whom Rey Arteaga collaborates and currently performs include Russell Scanlon on lead guitar (Susanna Sharpe and Samba Police, Tamasha Africana, The Crying Monkeys), Daniel Wyman & Stephen Zirkel on piano, Carmelo Torres (La Tribu, Timberos del Norte), José Galeano (Galeano Band, Grupo Fantasma) and Daniel Mendoza on timbales, bongó, and percussion, Ben Bradshaw & Martín Santiago on bass guitar, Glenn Rexach on guitar & bass (Glenn Rexach Group, Ta Mère, La Tribu), Gordie Johnson on bass (Sit Down, Servant!!, Grady, Big Sugar), Janie Cowan on upright bass, Oliver Steck on cornet & trumpet, Derrick Becker on trumpet, Raúl Vallejo & Ricardo Vega on trombone.
Rey has also performed and recorded with Austin-based David Bowie tribute band Super Creeps, 35MM, Gov't Mule, Tiburon, Big Band Tejano, The Brew, Los Satelites del Ritmo, Big Sugar, Sit Down, Servant!!, and many others.
This Sunday, October 20, we will be Downtown-brunching and laying down Afro-Latin beats for you, at Manuel's @manuelsatx ! Show 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. With Rey Arteaga @reyintexas on vocals & congas, Russell Scanlon on guitar, and Ben Bradshaw on bass. ¡Camína! #reyarteaga #soncubano #atx #downtownaustin #brunch #texas #texasmusic
School’s out! Summer’s in!
Bring your dancing shoes!
We're back on Cuban dance beats,
Saturday, June 1, at Central Market North @centralmarketmusicatx @central_market !
Show 6:30 PM-9:00 PM!
With Rey Arteaga @reyintexas on vocals & congas,
Carmelo Torres on timbales,
Gordie Johnson on bass,
Daniel Wyman on piano,
and Oliver Steck on cornet.
¡Sabór! #atx #austinlivemusic #salsa dancing #soncubano #moperc #centralmarketaustin #congas #reyarteaga #livemusic #austin
Check-out one of the latest from Gov't Mule!
It's a beautiful and inspiring set of songs.
I'm lucky and grateful to have to have performed on this project with these wonderful talents.
Stream it or get a hotcake for yourself at http://smarturl.it/revcomerevgo or