17th Annual Tejano Conjunto Fest

The largest festival of its kind in the world, from May 12-17 (6 days of activities), featuring over 42 hours of live performances with 29 of the very best musical groups from the traditional, to the popular, to the progressive. Plus, inductions into the Conjunto Music Hall of Fame, an opening night celebration and CD release party, a juried poster contest, exhibits, silent auction and awards presentations, accordion students recital, food and beverages booths, games, plenty of dancing and fun for the entire family at the Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park.

Tuesday, May 12
Guadalupe Theather * $20 per person
17th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. Opening Night Mixer, Press Conference and CD Release Party for "The Best of the 16th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival"
  • 5:30 pm - Doors open/Mixer begins musicians available for informal press interviews
  • 6 - 6:30 pm - Opeing Ceremonies/Press Conference; formal introduction of dignitaries and Tejano stars
  • 6:30 pm - 17th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival poster contest awards presentations
  • 6:45 - 8:30 pm - Special musical presentation by Nick Villarreal y su Conjunto
Many of the Tejano and conjunto artists performing at this year's festival and who are also featured on the CD will be on hand to sign copies of the CD will be on hand to sign copies of the CD and autograph posters, programs and mingle with the people.

*Cost of admission for this evening will get you in the event, plus a copy of "The Best of the 16th Annual Conjunto Festival" CD, free food and drinks (beer and wine).
Wednesday, May 13
Rosedale Park * $7 per person
  • 6 - 7:15 pm - Henry Zimmerle y su Conjunto San Antonio
  • 7:30 - 8:45 pm - Los Pavos Reales
  • 9 - 10:15 pm - Los Palominos
  • 10:30 - Midnight - Emilio
Thursday, May 14
Rosedale Park * $7 per person
  • 6 - 7:15 pm - Jimmy Garica, Los Garcia Bros.
  • 7:30 - 8:45 pm - Elida y Avante
  • 9:00 - 10:20 pm - Masizzo
  • 10:30 - Midnight - David Lee Garza y Los Musicales
Friday, May 15
Rosedale Park * $7 per person
  • 6 - 7:15 pm - Grupo Vida
  • 7:30 - 8:45 pm - Dee y Grupo Valiente
  • 9 - 10:15 pm - Eddie Gonzales
  • 10:30 - Midnight - Jay Perez
Saturday, May 16
Rosedale Park * $7 per person
  • Noon - 1:10 pm - Accordion Students Recital
  • 1:20 - 2:30 pm - Sandy Sanchez y la Revancha
  • 2:40 - 3:50 pm - Valerio Longoria y su Conjunto
  • 4 - 5:10 pm - Edgar Vasquez y sus Muchachos
  • 5:20 - 6:30 pm - Los Cuatro Vientos de Jimmy Bejarano
  • 7:35 - 9 pm - Ruben Vela y su Conjunto
  • 9:10 - 10:25 pm - Mingo Saldivar y sus Tremendos Cuatro
  • 10:35 - Midnight - Los Dos Gilbertos
Sunday, May 17
Rosedale Park * $7 per person
  • Noon - 1 pm - Dueto Carta Blanca de George y Mague
  • 1:10 - 2:30 pm - Juan Chapa y su Conjunto
  • 2:45 - 4:05 pm - Angel Flores
  • 4:20 - 5:40 pm - Elizabeth Gutierrez y Texas Fire
  • 5:55 - 7:15 pm - Bernardo y su Compadres
  • 7:30 - 8:50 pm - Ram Herrera and The Outlaw Band
  • 9:05 - 10:25 pm - The Hometown Boys
  • 10:40 - Midnight - La Tropa F
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center - 210-271-3151 - 210-271-3480 Fax