Supernatural miracle @ May 14 Tejas Kings Music and Arts Festival.
June 25 Rock Outreach Ministries Houston, TX
June 4 On Earth Music Festival Hawkins, TX
May 29 Sprang Thang Lake Bernard 8050 TX 105
May 14 Tejas Kings Music and Arts Festival
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 Mikaila, Ted Pearce, Big Methuselah, Rohn 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!