2017 AUSTIN MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Over the years , Beto and the Fairlanes have created a tribe of loyal fans who continue to gather for rituals of dance ,song and tropic frolic. One unifying principle that seems to draw both listeners and dancers to Beto’s concerts is the irresistible sense of fun that Beto and the Fairlanes are able to generate. Rarely do players of this level of musicianship come together and play with such obvious enthusiasm. The band’s high flyin' horns ,explosive percussion and Beto’s easy sense of humor take you to a celebration of musical traditions both north and south that meet naturally in the beat of their music.
Even the recordings by Beto and the Fairlanes evoke the flavor, atmosphere and inspiration of a live concert played under the stars on a tropical night for people of many cultures and backgrounds. The dance floor is filled with dancers. There's a sense of magic in the air.