Line-Up for 33rd Tejano Conjunto Fest is Announced

My FB friend, Juan Tejeda, posted the tentative schedule today. As always, it is full schedule of activities, education, and entertainment. Among the “huge” names are The Texas Tornados, who perform for the very first time at the Fest. Also, accordion genius Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox, Los Texmaniacs, and Dwayne Verheyden–and that’s just the first night! Check out the schedule, attend all the activities, and enjoy! (Poster is from 2010)

GUADALUPE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER
33rd ANNUAL
TEJANO CONJUNTO FESTIVAL EN SAN ANTONIO 2014
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 14/Guadalupe Theater/10am-12pm/Free for Seniors

“Free Seniors Conjunto Dance”

10am-12pm Eva Ybarra y su Conjunto

Friday, May 16/Rosedale Park/6pm-12am/$15

“Conjunto Crossover”

6-6:30pm Opening Ceremonies/Poster Contest Awards
6:30-7:15pm The Texas Sweethearts (Weslaco)
7:30-8pm Miguel A. Pérez del Conjunto San Antonio (Spain)
8-8:40pm Dwayne Verheyden (Montford, Netherlands)
8:40-9:30pm Los Texmaniacs de Max Baca (San Antonio)
9:45-10:40pm Joel Guzmán Sarah Fox y Conjuntazzo (Austin)
11-12pm The Texas Tornados (Austin/San Antonio)

Saturday, May 17/Rosedale Park/12pm-12am/$15

“Puro Conjunto Pesado: Hecho en Tejas”

Conjunto Student Showcase
12-2pm Conjunto Juan Seguín/Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguín *
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center * Conjunto Heritage
Taller * Estrellas de Acordeón/Houston Accordion
Performers * La Joya Independent School District *
Conjunto Palo Alto/Palo Alto College

Austin Conjunto Showcase
2-2:50pm Conjunto Los Pinkys featuring Isidro Samilpa
& Chencho Flores (Austin)
3-3:50pm Susan Torres y Conjunto Clemencia (Austin)
Special Presentation by Lala Garza
4-4:50pm Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto (Austin)
5-5:50pm The Conjunto Kings de Flavio Longoria (San Antonio)
6-6:50pm Conjunto Los Leones de Alberto Solís (Laredo)
7-7:50pm La Naturaleza de Santiago Garza (San Antonio)
8-8:50pm Lázaro Pérez y su Conjunto (Kingsville)
9-9:50pm Los Monarcas de Pete y Mario Díaz (Houston)
10-10:55pm Los García Bros. (Eagle Pass)
11-12pm Los Dos Gilbertos (Edinburg)

Sunday, May 18/Rosedale Park/1-10pm/$15

“Puro Conjunto Pesado: Hecho en Tejas”

1-1:50pm Fruty Villarreal y Los Mavericks (La Feria)
2-2:50pm Conjunto Senzzible (Houston)
3-3:50pm Da Krazy Pimps (Eagle Pass)
4-4:50pm Randy García y Conjunto Estrella (Corpus Christi)
5-5:50pm Tejano Boys (Harlingen)
Special Presentation by Peter Anzaldúa (Brownsville)
6-6:50pm Conjunto Romo (Kyle)
7-7:50pm Bernardo y sus Compadres (Baytown/Laredo)
8-8:50pm Los Fantasmas del Valle (Mercedes)
9-10pm Boni Mauricio y Los Máximos (Corpus Christi)

WORKSHOPS

Saturday, May 17/Guadalupe Theatre/9-10:30am/$45

“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.

Saturday, May 17/Guadalupe Theatre/10:30am-12:30pm/$45 each

“Button Accordion & Bajo Sexto Workshops”

Master Button Accordion and Bajo Sexto maestros, and Grammy
Award-winning recording artists, Joel Guzmán and Max Baca, will
conduct this concurrent two-hour workshop. Basic accordion and
bajo sexto playing techniques and chords/scales will be explored,
along with the accompaniment of different conjunto rhythms. The
two separate workshops will come together at the end for an
impromptu performance and conjunto jam.

For workshops registration, call 210.271.3151.

* 3-Day Rosedale All-Events Pass
$35 GCAC Members
$40 Non-Members
For info, 210.271.3151
www.guadalupeculturalarts.org

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