Oh, Brother Where Art Thou?

“Brothers come home to Homecoming”


Richard, Adam and David Lee Garza pictured with their mother Barbara. PLEASANTON EXPRESS FILE PHOTO 2010

Richard, Adam and David Lee Garza pictured with their mother Barbara. PLEASANTON EXPRESS FILE PHOTO 2010

It will be back to back hometown brothers for the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming at the Atascosa County Showbarn, March 8 and 9. The award-winning family dynasty of David Lee Garza y los Musicales have produced 30 albums with three founding members being brothers David, Richard and Adam. Born and raised in Poteet, David Lee began playing accordion with his father Tony and formed a local circuit group known as David Lee y Su Conjunto. David handles the accordion and 2nd vocals. Richard is the bass guitarist with Adam playing the drums. Latin Grammy winner and Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Famer, David Lee Garza has continued to build a loyal following generating hits with a combination of easily danceable melodies and earthy roots music blend of Tex-Mex, Country and straight up Tejano.

In more “big” brother news Randy Carroll, 1979 Pleasanton High School graduate, KJ 97.iHeart Radio personality and member of Country Radio Hall of Fame will be playing with Mario Flores & the Soda Creek Band on Saturday, March 9 at 9 p.m. John Carroll, 1987 Pleasanton High School graduate and guitarist for the Cory Morrow band plays following Flores. Watch for feature stories on both of these bands and their brothers in upcoming issues of the Pleasanton Express.

Randy Carroll

Randy Carroll

Pre-sale tickets for the concerts are $15 each and are available pre-sale at Eventbrite.com.

The cowboy is back into Pleasanton’s oldest festival. The Cowboy Homecoming Queen’s Coronation will be held on Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. in the Atascosa Livestock Showbarn rodeo arena, preceded by the Lil’ Darlin’s contest. Day entertainment, goat roping, a washer’s tournament, and Texas Hold’em tournament will be held on Saturday, March 9. Steer roping will begin on Thursday night through Friday. The carnival and fabulous and famous food vendors will be open Friday-Saturday. Best of all entry to the grounds is free. The Cowboy Homecoming Parade will be held Saturday morning March 9 at 10 a.m. in downtown Pleasanton.

John Carroll

John Carroll

The Turn N Burn cookoff will also be held with 150 teams competing. Three hundred lucky and hungry judges are needed for the cook-off competition. Call the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce at 830-569- 2163 if interested.

Look on page 3A for the official 53rd Cowboy Homecoming ad that has details of the event. Watch for further details and feature stories in the Pleasanton Express from now through the event. Like both the Pleasanton Express and the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Facebook pages too where updates will be regularly posted. Cannot wait to see you there at the 53rd Cowboy Homecoming!

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