Riding Mustangs

Rene Meave's avatar Rene Meave

René Meave Rene was born and raised in Weslaco, Texas. He came to Michigan as a migrant farm-worker. He is a founding member of the Tex-Mex musical group Los Bandits de MIchigan. He is a song writer/entertainer who has been recognized by the American Song Festival and BMI Song Festival. Rene currently has signed songs with Sony ATV and Next Number One Publishing both out of Nashville, Tennessee. In 1999, the Governor and the Hispanic Caucus the State of Michigan recognized René and Guillermo of Los Bandits de Michigan with a special tribute for their outstanding contribution of Tex-Mex music in Michigan. In 2005 a documentary on the band entitled, “MORE THAN A TEX-MEX BAND”, was released. In 2012 Rene’ received the Cesar Chavez Distinguish Aguila Award and the Michigan Heritage as well as the State of Michigan Tribute Award, for “outstanding contribution to Michigan’s heritage…” Presented by the Michigan Traditional Arts program of the Michigan State University Museum and The State of Michigan Special Tribute Heritage Award. Rene’ was instrumental in the discovery of Warner Bros recording artist Frankie Ballard and helped him obtain a national recording contract. He is a current member of Nashville Songwriters Association International, (NSAI) and a founding member of the Chilipeppers Songwriting Club. Past solo recordings include “Chasing Dreams Again, A Man In Love, and Jenny’s Gone, an Artprize 2014 entry.” Rene’ is currently working on a CD entitled “Riding Mustangs”, due for released in the summer of 2015. Rene is the proud father of three daughters all born and raised in Michigan.

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  • Art form: Time-Based
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  • Medium: music & lyrics
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  • Year created: 2003
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