Shelly Lares bids fiery farewell in final Tejano Music Awards fan fair performance – Tejano Nation

Shelly Lares performs at the 2022 Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair in San Antonio, Texas on March 19, 2022. | Photo: Mariaelena Villarreal/Tejano Nation

Tejano music fans in San Antonio’s historic Market Square witnessed history with the passionate finale Tejano Music Awards Fan Lounge performance of Shelly Laresone of the biggest superstars in the industry, Saturday night (March 19).

After her LMD Legacy Tour farewell this year, Lares, known to her fans as “Little Miss Dynamite,” will retire after a 40-year career filled with successes and milestones, and on Saturday night she took to the stage one last time as a solo artist at the popular TMA Fan Fair.

True to her moniker, Lares burst onto the stage with impressive energy and drive that only grew throughout her 45-minute set as she treated the cheering crowd to her best hits like “Mil Besos”, “Soy Tu Amor”, “No Quiero Saber”. “, “Ganas De Besarte”, and even covered it with his rock-tinged classics, “Sabes Que Si” and “Apaga La Luz”. Lares performed “Salsipuedes”, an innovative retro cumbia from his latest album Tejano LMD82released last year.

Shelly Lares performs her mega-hit, “Soy Tu Amor,” during her final performance at the Tejano Music Awards fan fair in the historic Market Square in downtown San Antonio and breaks one of her drumsticks. drum as she strikes the timpani. (Video by: James Hernandez)

“Little Miss Dynamite” infused such enthusiasm into her performance that she even broke one of her drumsticks in half as she beat to the beat of her timpani.

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Moments before taking the stage, Shelly Lares spoke exclusively with Tejano Nation about his last Fan Fair performance and what the future holds for him after his retirement from touring in 2022 with opportunities arising both for his music, including producing projects with artists ( one she wouldn’t name yet!) And even opportunities in film.

Shelly Lares speaks exclusively with Tejano Nation moments before taking the stage on March 19 for her final performance at the Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair

Fans in Lares’ hometown still have a chance to see her perform in San Antonio when she headlines Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Fiesta De Los Reyes on the San Saba Street Stage of Market Square at 9:45 p.m. at 11:45 p.m.

Shelly Lares performs at Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair 2022 | Photo: Mariaelena Villarreal/Tejano Nation

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