For nearly 40 years, the former Tejano singer/songwriter has become a household name while creating a loyal following of Coastal Bend music fans.
Johnny is no stranger to local television viewers. In 1983, The Johnny Canales Show debuted showcasing emerging bands from Mexico and the United States. Some of his guests included Nancy, La Mafia, Mazz, Intocable, Grupo Pegasso De Emilio Reyna, Fama, Jaime y Los Chamacos, and Jennifer Peña as well as Los Tigres del Norte. It aired on Televisa in Mexico and Univision in the United States from 1988 until 1996.
Canales is credited with one of the first live performances of Selena by her thirteenth birthday. He took Selena y Los Dinos for their first concerts in Mexico.
Johnny is the "Dick Clark" of the Hispanic music community. His television show features established and popular upcoming musical entertainers and groups. From musical acts to informative interviews, The Johnny Canales Show is a Saturday/Sunday morning must-see television event - now exclusively on KRIS and KAJA-TV!