SAN JUAN, TX – South Texas-based blues guitarist/singer Roy Treviño is set to perform shows in Austin, San Antonio and McAllen in support of his new self-titled CD on Troubadour Records, produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (Santana, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Luther Allison). The new CD was recorded at Church House Studio in Austin, San Jose Studio in Pharr, and Busy at Play Studios in Nashville, and highlights Trevino’s stingingly fluid guitar lines and soulful vocals backed by a stellar cast of musicians.
Treviño will do two shows in Austin: a CD release show TBa on March 8 ; and at Serranos Symphony Square on March 16 as part of a FREE special night of music during SXSW that will also include performances by Vitera, Tim Gonzalez and Los Twenty Twelves, and Dahebegebees. Music starts a 7PM. Serranos Symphony Square is located at 1111 Red River Street / (512) 322-9080. In addition, Roy will be performing on March 10 in McAllen at The Historic Cine El Rey Theatre; and on March 15 in San Antonio at the Cadillac Bar. Backing Roy for all the shows will be keyboardist David Boyle, who’s worked with Robert Plant, Patti Griffin and The Fabulous Thunderbirds; long-time Eric Johnson bassist Chris Maresh; and drummer Sergio Gonzalez (originally from McAllen and who has played with Robben Ford, Keb Mo and Jennifer Lopez. He’s also the drummer on the soundtrack for the film, Happy Feet). Tim Gonzalez and Los Twenty Twelves will also guest on the March 15 show.
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