A friend and co-worker of my brother offered to let Arlene and I go to see Nortec Collective on her dime! It was a very generous gift for which we are very appreciative.
I had not heard of them before the night of the show. They are an intriguing fusion of Ranchero and Techno. The only contemporary of theirs I can think of is, one of my favorite groups, Gotan Project.
The music is more for fans of techno than it is of Ranchero/Norteño music, but worth checking out: