Bio​​

Native Texan and Tejas Kings founder Mario Torres, was raised near downtown Houston' Fifth Ward and Navasota Texas. Mario began on Tejano guitar as taught to him by his father Ernesto Lopez Torres and his uncle, Dan Torres. The Lopez/Torres family is rich in music heritage. His great grandfather Phillip Lopez was an orchestra leader in Mexico and played various musical instruments including violin, grandmother Manuela sang, and also played several musical instruments, including guitar, violin, and mandolin. His father played saxophone with several music groups in Texas, including Frank Sinatra Jr., Mickey Gilley, and Tejano legends Little Joe and the Familia, and "Flaco" Jiménez.
Throughout his career, Mario performed at numerous Texas dance halls, and clubs, including Gruene Hall, and Texas World Speedway.
After moving to the Dallas area, he began working with local cover bands for a brief period of time. It was during his time in Dallas, that Mario experienced a supernatural encounter with The LORD. 
He worked with several Dallas Christian ministries and  praise/worship teams. He has worked with gospel legend Dorothy Norwood, Cynthia Greene of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Phillips Craig and Dean, Jesse Duplantis, MTV pop diva MikailaTed PearceBig MethuselahRohn Bailey, and Gregorian Rock.
He has also performed on the Daystar Christian television network and received airplay on the Dallas Power FM Christian radio with Big Methuselah.


Mario began writing and producing original music in 2005 and released his first instrumental CD titled "Sojourn" in 2007.
In 2010 Mario founded his band Tejas Kings. The band has performed at several events and venues in North and East  Texas for several years. Highlights include concerts at Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Auditorium, Dallas Southside, Sprang Thang Brenham Texas, Texas Biker Rally North Texas, and On Earth Music Festival Hawkins Texas.

Tejas Kings continues in partnership with several Christian ministries throughout Texas sharing the Good news of Jesus.

Praise the Lord!


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News!

April 2022

Tejas Kings founder Mario and Diane guests on the Roxey By Design Show - The Supernatural Experiences We Can Have With God



May 2022

Free! Free! Free!

​​​​2022 Tejas Kings Music and Arts Festival

May 14, 2022

11 AM - 7 PM

Navasota, Texas @ August Horst Pavilion


What's this about? Celebrating the love of God thru music and art.

We are here to support you're ministry and local Navasota businesses. Contact Tejas Kings for more info.

Download event flyer here!

​Executive Event Coordinator - Mikky Lawrence

Media Director - Diane Yamamoto-Torres

Joyful Noize Productions - David Palasota

* Concert will be filmed in Virtual Reality 360 -  MetaDasUniverse, Metaverse​​

Music / Bands

12pm-1pm In His Image - Navasota, TX

1:30 - 2:30 Boha Tribe - Garland, TX

3pm-4pm Gregorian Rock - San Antonio, TX

4:30-5:30pm Ted Pearce - Asheville, NC

6pm-7pm ​​Tejas Kings - Houston, TX


Arts

Prophetic Artist Tina Layman - OKC, OK 

Krav Haganah Israeli Fighting System - Houston, TX

Festival info.
Bring canopy, lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, snacks, somberos ;)
* No alcoholic beverages allowed

* Please refrain from bringing glass
Vendors

*We will have food, beverages, and water available for sale. 

Lodging

Tejas Kings recommends 7 D Ranch Texas