Teodoro Ted Ramirez & Borderland Artists Internet Store - Tucson, Arizona
Teodoro Ted Ramirez

Santa Cruz River Band
Borderland Artists Internet Store


Tucson's Official Troubadour
Teodoro Ted Ramirez

Teodoro Ted Ramirez - Arizona Folksinger

Ted was born in Tucson, Arizona on Sunday February 15, 1953.  He started performing as a solo musician at age 11.

His early exposure to American and Mexican musicians served as the inspiration and foundation of his music.

Ted is primarily a folksinger, but has written many beautiful songs:

“My Beloved Tucson”, “Viva Tucson”, “Billy Stiles”, “Look To Baboquivari”

El Presidio” and “ Northern Star” are good examples.

He is Tucson's Official Troubadour  & the Artist-In-Residence at the Tubac Presidio Park. 

The Tubac Concert Series for 2013, 2014 Begins on:

December 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm
With a Christmas Season Holiday Concert

This will be a great way to celebrate the Holiday Season Southwestern style!

January 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Peter McLaughlin is the featured Artist & Ted Ramirez will open with a 45 minute set.

February 14, 2014 at  7:00 pm
Dolan Ellis is the featured artist in a solo Arizona Birthday Concert.

March 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Don and Victoria Armstrong Tribute with Don Armstrong and guest artists!

Contact the Tubac Presidio Park To Make Your Reservation:
(520) 398-2252(520) 398-2252
Tubac Presidio
One Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646-1296

This website is under construction, so please check back to see how it is going - (December 26, 2013).

Thank you
Ted Ramirez - Santa Cruz River Band
Borderland Artists Contact info:

Borderland Artists - POB 19023 - Tucson, AZ - 85731

Folksinger/Songwriter and Concert Performer

Ted & Music

Ted Ramirez is a premier Southwest folksinger/songwriter and storyteller intensely committed to preserving the powerful story of his homeland using original and traditional music and stories.

He presents a mixture of Indigenous Mexican, European and American music styles expertly framed with intriguing views into the people and places of his beloved Southwest.

Ted has traveled worldwide - past tours include: North Wales, England, Ireland, Canada, The Netherlands, Mexico and the U.S.

Ted’s European family history begins in the mid-1600 in what’s now known as Northern Mexico and the American Southwest, but it is important to note, his heritage includes both indigenous and European roots. Ted's indigenous family history predates European settlement in the Americas.

Ted is the founder of the celebrated folk group "The Santa Cruz River Band” a legendary Southwestern folk music band.

He created and hosted the "Sounds of Arizona" a folk music radio program that aired for 10 years on 580AM in Arizona.

Ted is the Official Troubadour of his hometown Tucson, Arizona and a recipient of the prestigious "Arizona Culture Keeper Award" and many culture preservation awards.

If you are interested in Southwestern Culture, Folk Music and Art, 

Visit the Borderland Artists website often to

Find the true spirit of the

American Southwest.

Borderland Artists Contact info:



Teodoro "Ted" Ramirez - Artist




Borderland Artists - POB 19023 - Tucson, AZ - 85731