Spaghetti Western Concert with Rick del Castillo

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 7:30 pm

Dell Hall at the Long Center

Rick del Castillo & the Austin Civic Orchestra in Concert! 

Rick del Castillo and the Austin Civic Orchestra are collaborating to present the the Latin music night of the year in Austin, Texas! 
Concert Details
“What happens when a Latin rock star joins forces with Austin Civic Orchestra?" 

A night of Austin-worthy live music at the Long Center featuring the renowned Latin rock star Rick del Castillo along members of the bands Del Castillo and Chingon. Special guests include guitarist Mark del Castillo, guitarist Jason Gallardo, vocalist Alex Ruiz, bassist Jimmy Hartman, vocalist Danny Ortiz and a full choir - including members of the Austin Community College (Virginia Volpe, Director) and St. Edward's University Choirs (Morris Stevens, Director).

These musicians will be performing del Castillo’s original score for the award-winning film, Killing Snakes, along with other Latin and Spaghetti Western-themed music. Audiences can expect to be transported to the Wild Wild West through the nostalgic Western music and cool Latin Rock vibes.

The ACO is partnering with Austin SoundWaves to provide complimentary tickets to their students and parents to attend this concert.


Website Concert Sponsorship

The ACO thanks Strait Music for being the website sponsor of this concert.

Strait Music Company is Austin's oldest family owned full-line music store helping Texans make music since 1963! Strait provides musical instrument sales, service and rentals for pianos, guitars, band and orchestra, keyboards, pro audio, recording gear, drums, sheet music and more!
Upcoming Events
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Thanks to our 2014-2015 sponsors!

    This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

News & Notes


Amster Re-invented!

To coincide with the 30th Pearl Amster Youth Festival, the Amster experience is now the Amster Youth Chamber Program.  Check out the details here!!


KUTX interview

ACO Board President Amy Crandell and Rick del Castillo were interviewed by John Aielli on KUTX on July 1, 2015 at 8 am about the upcoming concert in Sept and the Kickstarter campaign.  Here is the recording for all to listen to:  KUTX interview with John Aielli


Double Take on iTunes and Google Play!

Do you want to listen to the best selections of the Austin Civic Orchestra? Go to iTunes or Google Play to download our Double Take album. Tracks include Beethoven, Barber, and Tchaikovsky.