Pláticas Musicales Celebrates Legendary Artist Chano Cadena

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX –Renowned accordionist Chano Cadena is celebrating 66 years in the music business. His longtime career and musical talent will take center stage as he performs during this month’s Pláticas Musicales, Wednesday, January 30, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Ben F. McDonald Library, 4044 Greenwood Drive.

Well-known across South Texas, Cadena has been honored by both the Conjunto Hall of Fame in San Antonio and the McDonald Library’s La Music del Sur Tejas (The Music of South Texas) exhibit. After a live performance, local music historian, Manuel Ayala, will discuss Cadena’s time in the industry and other insights regarding Conjunto music.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3248 at least 48 hours in advance.                

For more information, contact Public Information Officer Olivia Santos at 361-826-3248 or by email at

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