Sabrina Estevez's musical roots run deep in San Antonio. Her grandfather Ernesto Zapata, founder of one of the region's earliest Mariachi bands, instilled in her a love of music from an early age and became her mentor.
"Oddly enough, country was one of my Grandad's favorite genres," Sabrina recalls. "I remember him telling me over and over to 'feel' the words in a song, to 'believe the story' with all my heart. That's the teaching I've carried with me ever since."
Sabrina is married to Charlie, her grade school sweetheart, and they have five children together, one of whom was born with Down Syndrome. To support her child and others like them, Sabrina founded Brea's House of Art, a center for intellectually and developmentally disabled adults. Although she initially worked two jobs to support the center, it is now self-sustaining, allowing Sabrina to focus on her music career.
"Music has always been a big part of who I am and what I do," Sabrina says. "Life has taken me down lots of paths, but music and my dream of being a performing artist have remained two true constants."
In 2019, Sabrina formed The Blue Feather Band to support her love of music and performance. The band plays both covers and original music, with an emphasis on Texas and traditional country genres. "We play lots of up-tempo dance music," Sabrina says, "but we've been known to slip in an occasional ballad to bring those special intimate moments to the show."
Sabrina Estevez and The Blue Feather Band play throughout South Texas and plan to expand their reach deeper into the state this year following the April release of Sabrina's debut single, "Vintage.”