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Sexto Sol bids farewell to Salute, SA's sweetest corner

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SA will never be the same: Azeneth Domínguez in a still from the film 'Recuerdo', by Vincent Valdez.


The attitude change came when Roger Villalobos, her son-in-law, passed away in a car accident more than 10 years ago. "That really awoke me to see how the value of human life. [Material things] can be replaced, but a person in your life can't."

I would add: Domínguez managed to keep Saluté open because she cared, because she became a conjunto institution but never closed the doors to the rockeros, and because Saluté's weakness (including its small size) became its strengths, allowing us to see our heroes small and large in up close in an atmosphere of unparalleled intimacy and warmth.

Yes, the Saluté space may become a restaurant, and we wish the new venture well. But that unique, irreplaceable Saluté magic is gone forever. And that ain't cool.

"Saluté was the place where I cut my musical teeth," said Sexto Sol bassist Greg Goodman. "Azeneth Domínguez gave young musicians an opportunity to learn from the greats. She has a wonderful soul and the San Antonio music scene is going to miss her dearly."

Last live show at Saluté: Sexto Sol

$10
10pm Sat, July 21
Saluté International Bar
2801 N St. Mary's
(210) 732-5307

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