ALICE, Texas — Some of the best accordionists in the world will descend on Alice, Texas next month for a free Conjunto Festival that is boasting the Biggest Accordion Shootout Finale in Tejano History at La Vision Park on November 12 – 13, 2021.
The event created by Quartermoon Productions will feature Grammy-winning and legendary accordionists in the finale including David Farias, JR Gomez, Josh Baca of Los Texmaniacs, Anthony Trevino of South TX Homies, Lucky Joe, Frankie Caballero, Sunny Sauceda, Boni Mauricio, Joel Vasquez, Pete Ybarra, and the “Squeezebox Girl” Christina Valdez.
Grammy winner David Farias, who will also perform with Los Hermanos Farias on Saturday, November 13, spoke to Tejano Nation about his participation in the finale. “I feel honored, it’s going to be a big accordion abuse with four, five, six accordion players up there so at the end it’s going to be a grand finale,” he said. “It’s going to be great. All these years, I’ve been doing music and being a part of this grand finale of all the accordions at this conjunto festival de parte de (from) Quartermoon Productions with Mr. Jim Luna, it’s going to be good!”
Grammy winner JR Gomez, who will hit the stage on Saturday with his band, Los Conjunto Bandits, tells Tejano Nation he’s excited to be a part of history. “It’s awesome. I’ve done some accordion shootouts before with maybe three or four guys but this one’s going to top it — top it to the max — we’ve got great accordion players,” he said. “It’s an honor to be a part of that and do something that’s never been done before with that many accordion players, so it’s an honor to be a part of that.”
The event will feature performers on two nights including:
Friday, November 12
- Marcos Orozco
- Los Chamacos
- Los Texmaniacs
- Los Garcia Bros
- Martin Reyna
- Grupo Pression
Saturday, November 13
- Lucky Joe
- Los Hermanos Farias
- JR Gomez Y Los Conjunto Bandits
- Sunny Sauceda Y Todo Eso
- South TX Homies
- Boni Mauricio
The event is free, but limited VIP tickets are available at myticketgenius.com. Doors open at 5pm each day. La Vision Park is located at 1013 South Highway 281 Bypass in Alice, Texas. For more information call Quartermoon Productions at 979-665-1923.
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