Ruben Garza, famed lead vocalist and bajo sexto player for both Ruben Vela y Su Conjunto and Los Dos Gilbertos, is continuing the tradition and style audiences have loved for over 50 years. In 2015, after the unexpected passing of his long time musical partner and friend Gilberto Garcia Sr., Ruben formed Ruben Garza y La Nueva Era. The band continued the style and sound Ruben has become known for. The band received several honors: ELSA Award nomination-Best New Group (2016), Tejano Music Award nominations (2017)-Best New Conjunto Group and Best New Male Artist.
This living legend of conjunto, was recently honored by the Governor of Texas and nominated for 2 Tejano Music Awards. He is also the recipient of the South Texas Conjunto Lifetime Achievement Award, the STCA Bajo player of the year (2017), and inducted into both the Tejano Music Hall of Fame and the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame. Ruben hopes to continue the music his fans have loved for many more years.
Hector Gonzalez, is a singer-songwriter and accordion player. The singer/musician is notable for his traditional conjunto music, but he has also experimented with Tejano, Norteño & Gospel and many genres from Latin music. Born in San Benito, Texas, Hector has been playing accordion since age nine, taking influence from Valerio Longoria & Los Dos Gilberto’s conjunto roots. He stepped in as accordion and second voice for legendary conjunto group Los Dos Gilbertos, at the request of Gilberto Garcia Sr. himself. After the passing of Gilberto Garica Sr., he joined Ruben Garza in forming Ruben Garza y La Nueva Era. Hector and Ruben parted ways and Hector formed his own group, Hector Gonzalez y Conjunto X2G, receiving a 2018 STCA nomination for accordionist of the year.
In January of 2019 Ruben and Hector reunited, forming Los 2G’s (Garza and Gonzalez). They plan to continue on creating and performing traditional conjunto classico music.
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