35th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival
Wednesday, May 11
Free Seniors Conjunto Dance
Bene Medina y el Conjunto Águila (San Antonio)
Thursday, May 12
San Antonio Premiere of Conjunto Blues
6:00-7:00pm – Reception
7:00pm – Conjunto Blues
8:15pm – Live concert & dance with Los Nahuatlatos
Conjunto Blues is the newest theatrical/musical/multi-media performance piece by San Antonio-based musician and theater artist, Nicolás Valdez. Through live music, poetry, teatro and documentary video footage, Conjunto Blues explores the historical and social conditions that led to the creation and development of Conjunto as an original American musical ensemble and style of music, as well as an expression of cultural resistance and liberation.
$25 per person: Includes admission price, first-tier floor table seating, free reception with light food, two free drinks, and TCF program magazine. Tables of 4 available.
$20 per person: Includes admission price, second and third-tier table seating, free reception with light food, one free drink, and TCF program magazine. Tables of 8 available.
$10 per person: Includes admission price, fourth-tier single chair seating and TCF program magazine.
Friday, May 13
$15 per person*
5:30pm – Opening Ceremonies/Poster Contest Exhibit & Awards
6:00pm – Acero (San Antonio)
7:00pm – Santiago Garza y La Naturaleza (Jourdanton)
8:00pm – Los Clavos del Wesso (San Antonio)
9:00pm – The Hometown Boys (Lubbock)
10:00pm – Los García Bros. (Eagle Pass)
11:00pm – Jaime y Los Chamacos (Houston)
Saturday, May 14
$15 per person*
12:00pm – Conjunto Student Showcase: Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Conjunto Heritage Taller, Houston Accordion Performers, Southside High School Conjunto Cardenales, Los Fresnos High School Conjunto Halcón, Palmview High School Conjunto La Tradición, La Joya High School Conjunto Los Diamantes, Palo Alto College Conjunto Palo Alto
3:00pm – Conteño (Brownsville)
4:00pm – Conjunto Deltaboyz (Elsa)
5:00pm – Los Nuevos Chachos de Jesse Gómez (Mission)
6:00pm – Los Badd Boyz del Valle (Edcouch)
7:00pm – Los Tremendos V (Corpus Christi)
8:00pm – Lázaro Pérez y su Conjunto (Bishop)
9:00pm – Los Monarcas de Pete y Mario Díaz (Houston)
10:00pm – Los Fantasmas del Valle (Mercedes)
11:00pm – Boni Mauricio y Los Máximos (Corpus Christi)
Sunday, May 15
$12 per person*
1:00pm – Conjunto Cats (Seguin)
2:00pm – Conjunto Baraja de Oro (Dallas)
3:00pm – Bernardo y sus Compadres (Laredo)
4:00pm – Eva Ybarra y su Conjunto (San Antonio)
5:00pm – Dwayne Verheyden (Montford, Netherlands)
6:00pm – Los Texmaniacs de Max Baca (San Antonio)
7:00pm – Flaco Jiménez y su Conjunto (San Antonio)
8:00pm – Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers (Alice)
9:00pm – Roberto Pulido y Los Clásicos (Edinburg)
Saturday, May 14
Accordion Tuning, Maintenance & Repair Workshop
Tim Schofield, Hohner Accordion Repair and Parts Supervisor, will teach you how to tune the reeds of your accordion and maintain it in tip-top playing shape. Accordion tuning kits will be available for purchase. For workshop registration & info, call (210) 271-3151.
The Guadalupe Theater is located at 1301 Guadalupe St. and Rosedale Park is at 340 Dartmouth in San Antonio, Texas.
ABOUT THE GUADALUPE: GCAC is a 501c(3) non-profit organization founded in 1980 to preserve, promote and develop the arts and culture of the Chicano, Latino, Native American peoples for all ages and backgrounds through public and educational programming. Visit www.guadalupeculturalarts.org.
Thank you to our sponsors!