42nd Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio Poster Winner 

Congratulations to San Antonio native Anna Arce and our honorable mention winners.  

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center is happy to announce San Antonio native Anna Arce is the winning artist for the 42nd Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio 2024 poster contest. Anna Arce’s creative winning poster captures the spirit of our 42nd annual Festival and our unique music. 

Our honorable mention winners:

   Middle school category – Annalise Solis, a student from Gregory Portland ISD in Portland, Texas.

   High school category winner – Anahi Barroza, a student from Churchill High School in San Antonio won first place and Victoria Leal, a student from Northside ISD received honorable mention.

    College category winner – Alejandro Rocha.

    Open category winner – Roberto B. Sosa.

This winning poster, selected by judges in an open competition, will be used for all promotion and marketing for the 42nd Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival. The top prize for this winning poster is $2000.

The winning posters and honorable mentions in each category will be printed in the Tejano Conjunto Festival program Tonantzin.

Tejano Conjunto Festival 2024

Tickets go on sale March 15, 2024 

Tejano Conjunto Festival – Seniors Dance (Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9186) 

Wednesday, May 15, 10 a.m. – noon

The 42nd annual Tejano Conjunto Festival will feature a free Wednesday, May 15th Seniors Dance with music from Los Hermanos DeLeón and Felipe Perez y sus Polkeros and new inductions into the Hall of Fame with a special dinner and dance on May 16.

Tejano Conjunto Festival – Hall of Fame  (Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9186)

Thursday, May 16, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.  

 This year, the Hall of Fame dance will feature a special expanded line-up including previous Hall of Fame inductees Bene Medina y su Conjunto Águila, Eddie “Lalo” Torres, Santiago Jimenez. Jr., Boni Mauricio y Los Máximos, and Ruben Garza y La Nueva Era. 

Both the Senior Dance and the Hall of Fame event will take place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9186 and are co-sponsored by KEDA Radio.

Tejano Conjunto Festival Concert (Rosedale Park)

Friday, May 17, 5 p.m. -12 p.m. (midnight)

On Friday, May 17, the 41st Festival kicks off with Conjuntazzo with Joel & Sarah, Los D Boys, Gilberto Pérez Jr. y su Conjunto, Los Conjunto Kings de Flavio Longoria, David Flores y Los Tremendos Alacranes, and Los Desperadoz.

Saturday, May 18, 12 p.m. – 12 p.m. (midnight)

 On Saturday May 18, the festival features student conjuntos from Rio Grande Valley, Retoño, J.R. Gómez y Los Conjunto Bandits, Mando y La Venganza, Conjunto Prestigio, Bernardo y sus Compadres, Impozzible, Los Tellez, Los Monarcas de Pete y Mario Díaz, Ruben de la Cruz, Los Cucuys de Rodney Rodriguez, and Lázaro Pérez y su Conjunto.

Sunday, May 19, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

On Sunday, May 19, the Tejano Conjunto Festival starts with student conjuntos from San Antonio and then closes out with the Texas Sweethearts, Linda Escobar, Susan Torres y Conjunto Los Pinkys, Cindy Ramos y su Conjunto, Los Delta Boyz, Santiago Garza y la Naturaleza, Eva Ybarra y su Conjunto Siempre, Los Texmaniacs with Flaco Jimenez, and Los Fantasmas del Valle.

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors.

Special Photographic Exhibition – 

“The Instruments and Artistry of the Acosta Family of San Antonio”

The Guadalupe is also hosting a special photographic exhibition, “The Instruments and Artistry of the Acosta Family of San Antonio” held in the Progreso Community Gallery, next to the Latino Bookstore at 1300 Guadalupe St. The exhibition presents rare and never-before-seen historical images of the family’s legendary Westside luthiery shop and the unique instruments they produced. There will be a free reception at the opening of the exhibit on Monday, May 15 at 7 pm featuring live music and discussion of the family’s significance by instrument historian and luthier Todd Cambio. 
This special exhibition is open to the public and will be available for viewing, beginning on May 15, during Latino Bookstore hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm. Latino Bookstore will be closed on May 19-20.

 This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 
 
 

VIRTUAL TEJANO CONJUNTO FESTIVAL 2021

The Best of the Livestreamed 2021 Tejano Conjunto Festival DVD and CDs are available at the Guadalupe Latino Bookstore

ABOUT THE TEJANO CONJUNTO FESTIVAL

The Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio is the first and longest-running Conjunto festival in the country and is internationally recognized as the most influential event for this beloved and significant South Texas musical tradition. The TCF showcases all of the very best in Conjunto music at Rosedale Park and the historic Guadalupe Theater, from the major living legends to rising bands and heritage award winners. The Festival is directed by Cristina Ballí with Dan Margolies producing and TCF founder Juan Tejeda serving as advisor. 

 

The 41st Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival in 2023 encompasses five robust days of live performances and dancing, including a special Seniors Dance and Conjunto Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The TCF crowd has continually grown over the years, and draws an enthusiastic audience of approximately 10,000 fans, dancers, and musicians from across Texas and the United States, as well as Mexico, Europe, and Asia.

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