Campus News 2012

For Immediate Release
August 06, 2012

Texmaniacs Baca and Farias return to SU Coffeehouse

Max Baca and David Farias of the Grammy award-winning Max Baca y Los Texmaniacs will return to Schreiner University’s Wednesday, Sept. 5. They will perform from 7-9 p.m. for the Texas Music Coffeehouse in The Lion’s Den at the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center on the Schreiner campus.

Baca is a virtuoso on the bajo sexto (“sixth bass”), a guitar-like 12-string instrument, and has appeared in several PBS documentaries and on Austin City Limits. Farias plays accordion for Baca’s group and helped transform his family band “Los Hermanos Farias” into the Tejano super group “La Tropa F.” He became a member of the Tejano music hall of fame 2007. Baca and Farias, along with the rest of the band, won a Grammy for their 2009 CD, “Borders & Bailes.” Their newest release is “Texas Towns & Tex-Mex Sounds.”

The Texas Music Coffeehouse is series free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by Schreiner’s Center for Innovative Studies, the Texas Heritage Music Foundation, Schreiner Student Activities Board and Chi Phi fraternity. For information about Schreiner and other CIL programs, visit the Web at

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