Los Lobos To Pass Over Dallas, Play Houston's Texas Music Festival

Los Lobos To Pass Over Dallas, Play Houston's Texas Music Festival

It’s one thing for Jakob Dylan to skip Dallas, and I know we get Tom Waits soon and Steely Dan in the near future, but this sucks: Legendary roots rock act Los Lobos has just released its upcoming tour itinerary, and the closest the band will come to the Metroplex is a Labor Day show in Houston. Worse news: The opening act is Texican trio Los Lonely Boys.

That’s a damn good double bill that folks in Virginia, Florida, California, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan will get to see. It’s been a couple of years since Los Lobos has released an album and the tours have become less and less frequent, so it’s quite a shame that fans will have to make the road trip to Houston to catch the band.

That appearance is part of the Texas Music Festival (full line-up after the jump), which means a truncated set and the standard festival headaches and parking nightmares. Previous stops in Dallas have always been well-attended, raucous affairs, making the snub particularly confusing. Perhaps some brave soul can shout out a request for “Will the Wolf Survive” at Donald Fagan or Tom Waits. --Darryl Smyers

Texas Music Festival lineup: Boney James Oleta Adams Phil Perry Ray Parker Jr. Michael Ward Pamela Williams Kirk Whalum / Jeff Majors Smokie Norful Dr. Bobby Jones & Choir Regina Belle Soul Fruit Rissi Palmer Leroy Thomas Old School Harmony Maze featuring Frankie Beverly The O'Jays The Whispers The Covington / Richmond Band DJ Captain Charles Cowboy Troy Marcia Ball Fred Rusk Brian Sacco Band Intocable Los Lobos Los Horoscopos David Lee Garza Poncho Sanchez Buckwheat Zydeco The Posse Scott Gertner & The Skybar Band

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