Media Coverage

We’ve been very fortunate to have been in print, radio, and on television!

"Austin's Conjunto Festival lives on after raising nearly $20K" - KEYE 3/3/2023

"Conjunto Festival will know by end of Thursday whether it has funds to survive" - KEYE 3/1/2023

"‘Cultural erasure’: Austin Conjunto music festival denied city funding — what changed?" - KXAN - 2/28/2023

"Rancho Alegre Fundraises to Save Their Conjunto Festival During AmplifyATX" - Austin Chronicle - 2/28/2023

"What was the grandstand on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in East Austin used for?" - KUT - 1/5/2023

"Rancho Alegre festival returns, reminding Austinites conjunto music is alive and well" - KUT - 4/29/2022

"Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week" - Austin Chronicle - 4/29/2022

"‘They deserve a stage’: Conjunto music festival returns to Austin this weekend" - KXAN - 4/29/2022

"Austin’s Accordion Godfather Camilo Cantu Never Recorded, So Johnny Degollado Made an Album in Tribute" - Austin Chronicle - 4/15/2022

"Rancho Alegre Fights to Be the Cadillac of Conjunto Festivals" - Austin Chronicle - 5/3/2019

"Amplified Giving" - Austin American-Statesman - 3/1/2019 - Piper was featured on the front cover of the whole paper!

"Is the Net Neutrality Repeal Another Blow to Tex-Mex Musicians and Broadcasters?" - Austin Chronicle - 7/6/2018

"Playback: Strictly Conjunto" - Austin Chronicle - 5/11/2018

"Rancho Alegre Radio launches Tejano, Conjunto weekly music series at One-2-One Bar" - Austin American Statesman - 7/20/2017

"Rancho Alegre Radio helps keep Tejano, Conjunto music on FM radio" - Austin American-Statesman - 9/23/2016

"No excuse not to have fun: Your guide to Austin festivals and other big events for 2014" - Austin American-Statesman -1/24/2014

"Conjunto and tejano music: the Tex-Mex rhythm of the US" -  The Guardian – London, England, article written by Piper LeMoine herself! - 6/22/2013
Playlist for Guardian story

KUT Austin – Texas Music Matters – Austin Music Map 5/10/2013

"Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival" - KUT - 1/31/2013

"Conjunto Festival kicks off Friday" - Austin American-Statesman - 1/30/2013

"Rancho Alegre Attempts to Revive Interest in Conjunto and Tejano" - Texas Observer - 11/29/2012

"City Life Snapshot: Music in Austin, Texas" - NPR - All Things Considered 9/11/2012

"Rancho Alegre Radio Hosting Conjunto Festival in Austin, Texas on February 3-5th" - La Voz de Austin  - January 2012

"Conjunto festival to bring music, culture to Austin" - Spectrum News - 2/1/2012

Interview with the Blackland Reporter - Manor, TX - 2/3/2012

"Genre's Fresh Squeeze" - Austin American-Statesman - 1/30/2012

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