Friday in Stockton, Saturday in Ventura, Sunday in Fresno. The week before, it was Salt Lake City and a show at the Chapingo Autonomous University outside Texcoco, in central Mexico.

Twenty-five years after Los Rieleros del Norte got together in Pecos, Texas, the venerable norteño act is busier than ever surrounding the June 26 release of "Ven y Dime" via Fonovisa.

That's because the septet's last studio album, 2006's "Siempre Imitado, Jamas Igualado," was its best-selling to date: more than 50,000 copies sold in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It sported two top 10 Billboard Regional Mexican Airplay chart hits: "Voy a Llorar por Ti" and "Dime Quien Es," which spent nine weeks at No. 1 and was the group's first chart-topper since 1999.

Read more on the factor's driving Los Rieleros del Norte's recent success, how the new members are contributing to the band's sound and more.

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