Music Benefit Scheduled for the late Armando ‘Kido’ Alba

Several members of the music industry in Texas have come together to host a benefit dance for a recently deceased musician, Armando ‘Kido’ Alba. www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesman/obituary

Alba fundraiser full poster

The benefit is to be held on Thursday, August 22nd, at the Austin Moose Lodge #1735, beginning at 8pm. The Moose Lodge is located at 2103 E.M. Franklin Ave, in northeast Austin off Manor Rd where the former Mueller Airport entrance used to be.

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Ruben Ramos performing at the Poteet Festival in April 2013 – Photo Credit: Liz Lopez

Featured musical artists include Augustin Ramirez, Ruben Ramos, Joe Bravo, Gilbert Alba, Johnny Degollado, Los Texas Wranglers, West Side Horns (San Antonio) and others.

The event is open to the public for a $10 cover charge. The proceeds from the benefit are to assist the family with Mr. Alba’s medical and/or funeral costs.

Kido_Alba [comm fundraiser]-page-001This article (above) is about Armando ‘Kido’ Alba, written by fellow musician, Jesse Hernandez, was provided in a press release by Marcelo Tafoya, Austin based music historian who recently had some of his archives stolen.

For more information on the event, contact Austin Latino Music Association board member,  Isidoro Lopez, at 512.563.3697.

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By Liz Lopez

Source: Isidoro Lopez, Marcelo Tafoya

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