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2015 Tejano Conjunto Festival lineup set

2015 Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner headlines the 34t Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival at Rosedale Park in May. (Facebook photo)
2015 Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner headlines the 34t Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival at Rosedale Park in May. (Facebook photo)

SAN ANTONIO – The 34th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival artist lineup is set for May 15-17, 2015 at Rosedale Park in San Antonio, festival director Juan Tejada announced on Friday.

The TCF features star-studded performances by Conjunto Music Hall of Fame award winners as well as national and international Conjunto musicians.  Over 25 of the very best bands in Conjunto music are scheduled to perform at the three-day festival.

“Returning will be some of the most popular conjuntos performing today, including nine legendary Conjunto Music Hall of Famers, and nine bands who have never performed at the Conjunto Fest,” Tejada posted on Facebook.

Friday features Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers headlining “Los Hijos de las Leyendas,” with opening ceremonies begin at 5:30 p.m.  Los Dos Gilbertos headlines “Hecho en Tejas: Puro Conjunto Pesado” on Saturday night.  Sunday features the “Women in Conjunto Music Tardeada Showcase” and 2015 Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Flaco Jimenez will bring TCF to a close on Sunday night.

Tickets are $15 per person on Friday and Saturday, and $12 for Sunday.  A three-day Rosedale All-Events Pass is available for $37 for Guadalupe Culture Arts Center members and $40 for non-members.

For info call 210.271.3151 or log on to www.guadalupeculturalarts.org.

Full artist lineup:

Friday, May 15/Rosedale Park/5:30pm-12am/$15 per person*

5:30pm Opening Ceremonies/Poster Contest Exhibit & Awards

“Los Hijos de las Leyendas”

6pm Gill Jiménez/The Legacy (San Antonio)
6:40pm Los D Boys (Corpus Christi)
7:40pm Flavio Longoria and The Conjunto Kingz (San Antonio)
8:45pm Rubén Vela Jr. y su Conjunto (Santa Rosa)
9:55pm Río Jordán featuring Juanito Castillo (San Antonio)
11pm Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers (Alice)

Saturday, May 16/Rosedale Park/11:30am-12am/$15 per person*

“Hecho en Tejas: Puro Conjunto Pesado”

11:30am Student Showcase: Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center/Conjunto Heritage Taller/Teatro de Artes Juan Seguín/Houston Accordion Performers/Southside High School Conjunto Cardenales/La Joya High School Conjunto Los Diamantes/Palmview High School Conjunto La Tradición/ Palo Alto College Conjunto Palo Alto

1pm Conjunto Avanzar (Victoria)
2pm Tornado y Los Vengadorez (Laredo)
3pm Los Morales Boys (Dallas)
4pm Ricardo Guzmán Jr. y sus Tres Aces (Edinburg)
5pm Kinto Rey (Houston)
6pm Los Leones de Albert Soliz (Laredo)
7pm Rubén De la Cruz y su Conjunto (Edcouch)
8pm Lázaro Pérez y su Conjunto (Bishop)
9pm Los Monarcas de Pete y Mario Díaz (Houston)
10pm Boni Mauricio y Los Máximos (Corpus Christi)
11pm Los Dos Gilbertos (Edinburg)

Sunday, May 17/Rosedale Park/1:30-11pm/$12 per person*

“Women in Conjunto Music Tardeada Showcase”

1:30pm Leti y Conjunto Central (Odom)
1:55pm Katie Lee Ledezma (Brownsville)
2:20pm Savannah Votion (San Antonio)
2:45pm Tejano Roze y la Nueva Sensación (Corpus Christi)
3:10pm Grupo Imagen (Corpus Christi)
3:45pm Linda Escobar y Conjunto Amable (Corpus Christi)
4:30pm Eva Ybarra y su Conjunto (San Antonio)
Special presentation by Las Tesoros de San Antonio
Rita Vidaurri “La Calandria”/Beatriz “La Paloma” Llamas/Blanca Rodríguez

5:45pm Santiago Jiménez Jr. y su Conjunto (San Antonio)
6:40pm Gilberto Pérez y sus Compadres (Mercedes)
7:40pm Bene Medina y su Conjunto Águila (San Antonio)
Special presentation by Nick Villarreal (San Antonio)
9pm Mingo Saldívar y sus Tremendos Cuatro Espadas (San Antonio)
10pm Flaco Jiménez y su Conjunto (San Antonio)

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