Ramon Ayala - Wild Horse Pass, Chandler - 10/11/13

Norteño music pioneer and undisputed "King of the Accordion" Ramon Ayala celebrated his career's 50th anniversary with an impassioned show Friday night at the Ovations Live Showroom at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino. Emotions flared in the quaint theater as the stout Mexican legend moved from greatest hit to greatest hit, proving that although he has entered his sixth decade of music-making, his songs have still managed to keep their resonance.

Ayala and his Bravos del Norte quickly took the stage just 10-short minutes after the scheduled 8 p.m. start time and there were still plenty of empty seats scattered throughout the venue. It was really no surprise since we Mexicans have a thing for being late, but a sizable amount of the crowd missed some of Ayala's biggest tracks.

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Anthony Sandoval
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