Legendary West Texas Country Music Favorite Battling Stage 4 Throat Cancer


SAN ANGELO, TX – It was confirmed on Tuesday that longtime country music singer and fiddle player Bobby Flores has stage 4 cancer.

In touching remarks to his friend, Jody Nix asked the world for prayers for the Flores and his family. 

"Dear friends, asking for prayers for this man. We have been friends for many years. Bobby Flores has been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. He is a man of faith, strong family man and one of the finest singers and musicians on the planet," stated Nix on his Facebook. "I have been blessed to share the stage with him many times through the years. Please pray for Bobby for complete healing and that he can beat this. Love you Bobby." 

According to the last.fm, Flores is a traditional country and western musician from Texas. He’s recorded and performed on stage with Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, Doug Sahm, to name just a few. In 2003 he received a Grammy Award for his string and brass arrangements and violin performances on Freddy Fender’s CD, “La Musica de Baldemar Huerta”. He studied music theory and classical violin at Trinity University under the late Domenic Saltarelli, jazz guitar with Jackie King, and classical guitar with David Underwood.

Check out the a Flores perform below:

Flores has played in San Angelo a number of times throughout the years. Most recently he headlined the 2022 West Texas Boys Ranch Ball.

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