Tejano Conjunto Festival
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The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center will host the 36th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival May 24 – 28, 2017 at the historic Guadalupe Theater and Rosedale Park in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s festival will feature star-studded performances by Conjunto Music Hall of Fame award winners including Texas, national and international conjunto musicians. The weekend festival draws between five and ten thousand people from all over Texas and the US. Executive Director Cristina Ballí will direct and curate the 36th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival and Juan Tejeda, founder of the Tejano Conjunto Festival, will assist in an advisory capacity.
Highlights from the past have included an opening night premiere performance of Conjunto Blues featuring local favorite Nicolas Valdez, free seniors conjunto dance with Bene Medina y El Conjunto Águila, and a student showcase of our local talented youth. Celebrated Hall of Famers from last year include Mario Díaz, Pete Díaz, Hector Barrón, Julián Figueroa, and Roberto Pulido.
The full lineup of musicians will be announced in March 2017.
Tejano Conjunto Festival Poster Contest submissions are due February 10, 2017.
Literature on Conjunto Music submissions are due April 15, 2017.
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