Mexican musician, composer, and songwriter of Norteño music Ramon Covarrubias Garza, known by his stage name Ramon Ayala, will be coming to United Wireless Arena at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

The King of the Accordion is a four-time Grammy winner who has recorded over 113 albums and been featured in 13 movies.

According to his bio, Ayala received his first accordion at age 5 as a gift from his father, who sold a pig to acquire it.

"Frequently I had to hit the keys with chewing gum to run it," Ayala said.

That love of the accordion turned into a 33-year career for the now 73-year-old Ayala.

Between 1998 and 2016, Ayala released over 60 titles offering a wide range of love songs, rancheras, corridos, and dances done in classic Norteño style.

Tickets are available now at the UWA box office or ticketmaster.com and range from $59 to $75.

 

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