No News is Bad News. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Monday, October 19, 2020

San Antonio's Nina Diaz and Chris Perez team up on new music for virtual Día de los Muertos event

Posted By on Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 2:13 PM

click image Perez and Diaz pose for a photo in the recording studio. - FACEBOOK / DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION
  • Facebook / Día de los Muertos Celebration
  • Perez and Diaz pose for a photo in the recording studio.
Iconic San Antonio musicians Nina Diaz and Chris Perez are collaborating on new music to commemorate Día de los Muertos.

In a Facebook post Friday, Día de los Muertos Celebration revealed that Diaz of celebrated indie outfit Girl in a Coma and Perez — best known as guitarist and bandleader for his late wife Selena — are cooking up something special for its virtual event this year.

While organizers have yet to announce details, the celebration is expected to take place online Saturday, October 31.

"We know you're waiting patiently for more details so here's a little sneak peek to hold you over!" the Facebook tease reads. "Chris Perez & Nina Diaz in the studio working on some big surprises for virtual festival. Stay tuned for more announcements!"

The post was accompanied by a pic of Diaz and Perez standing in front of a studio mixing console.

Perez elaborated in a Facebook post of his own: "Last night...just a couple of musicians doing what musicians do....recording music!" he said.

"Had a good time last night tracking guitars for/with...singer/guitarist/solo artist/ (and most importantly) friend Nína Díaz (also of Girl In A Coma). I believe you will be able to hear the song on October 31....ooy kukúy!"

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 2, 2020

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation