Concerts Calendar 2/16: Big shows, TMA FanFair, massive concerts

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 14, Texas Wranglers, La Connexion; 15, Grupo Alamo; 16, Larry Hernandez; 17, Danny Acosta y QVO; 18, Artie Y Grupo Suave; 19, Vision; 20, Grupo Allee, Travis Mitchell; 21, Dannyf Acosta Y QVO

Legendary Tribute Band Group teams up with Nick Villarreal. Tribute Band  is made up of former members of legendary Sunliner Band. Feb. 26. Tribute Band alsfo plays Friday, March 5 and March 26 with TBA special guest. SMOKE-FREE Pueblo Hall, 3315 Northwestern. Contact Mary Jane Parrilla (210) 520-7400

Liberty Band Bobby Esquivel leads his talented group in 33rd anniversary. also George Rivas Band. Saturday, March 27. Fountainbleu Ballroom, 8353 Culebra Rd. $12-$15. (210) 789-2484 or (210) 680-7000.

Ruben Ramos Grammy Award winner and his Mexican Revolution will perform for the Grand Opening. Club Laredo, 704 Edwards Dr #B, Harker Heights. 7 p.m. Sat. Feb 27. $15. (512) 760-0037

Open Mic night Hosted by Ms. Sharlette Bates and DJ Fresco & DJ Venom. 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Los Gallos Bar & Grill, 434 W Old Hwy 90.

Max Castillo Y Conjunto Lumbre Variety band blends oldies, Tejano and more. Saturday Feb. 20. Zamora"s Bar, 10878 FM1987, Maxwell, Texas. Presented by Slick Entertainment Productions.

Tex-Maniacs Host Grammy Celebration. Also Grupo Maldad and Impozzible. Beas Island Club, 2719 S. Richey Rd. Houston. Friday, Feb. 26

La Sombra Tejano veterans back on tour. Lone Star Saloon, 2429 Milam St., Uvalde. Saturday, Feb. 20. Presented by Slick Entertainment Production

Grupo Pasion talented band unloads. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Gold Crown, 205 W San Antonio St., San Marcos. Presented by Slick Entertainment Production

Step Aside variety band brings music mix. Palms Lounge, 6162 FM 725, New Braunfels. 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.

Salsa Timing Workshop This 4-hour workshop includes timing workbook, companion CD to the workbook, complimentary CD's to practice your timing. Salsafix Dance Studios, 2569 Jackson Keller Rd. 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. or call Melissa 210-367-6282

Los Palominios Neo-trad group headlines with guests Elida Reyna and Raul Navaira. Randy's Ballroom. Saturday, Feb 20.

Invicto Top group showcases music mix. Joe's Texas Pub, 11045 Fuqua, Houston. Sunday, Feb. 21

J.R. Ramos y Grupo Maldad Plays at Tejano Rodeo Round-Up. Also Ruben Ramos, Jay Perez, Chente Barrera, Oscar G, Hometown Boys, Los Aguilares, and many more. Rosedale Park. 2-11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28.

Grupo Fuerte Solid band provides the entertainment. Diane's Diamond Club, Texas City. Feb. 20 

Grupo Maldad Solid conjunto band showcases it's varied style. Maldad is performing ateas Island Club w/ Tex-Maniacs and Impozzible, Houston, Feb. 26

Las Vegas Legends Revue Featuring the Fabulous Legends and Bugs Garza. Performing Feb. 16. Posh nightclub, 7959 Broadway.

Los Atboyz Tex-mex outfit unloads thsi musical fireworks. $12. Feb. 27. St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, 402 W. 1st, Hearne, Texas. Produced by Crazy Entertainment Productions. Also, March 27, Elida Reyna; April 30, Gary Hobbs; May 29, La Diferenzia, June 19, Raulito Navaira.

Tejano Explosion 2010 Big name schedule bristles with top players. Sked: April; 15, Garcia Brothers, Eddie Gonzalez, Ariel Johnson; 16, Jaime Y Los Chamacos, Hometown Boys; 17, Tropas F, Desperadoz; 18, Sunny & Sunliners, Joe Bravo, Agustin Ramirez, Jimmy Edward w Avizo; 19, Enmascarados, Ricky Naranjo Y Los Gamblers; 20, David Lee Garza, Chente Barrerra W David Farias; 21, La Calma, Ramon Ayala; 22, Elida Reyna, Michael Salgado; 23, Ruben Ramos and Little Joe; 24, Joe Posada, Jay Perez.

2010 San Antonio Rodeo Annual shindig among the biggest rodeos in the US. Rodeo schedule: Randy Houser, Thursday, Feb. 4; Lady Antebellum, Friday, Feb. 5; Tim McGraw, Saturday, Feb. 6; Selena Gomez; Sunday, Feb. 7; John Rich With Cowboy Troy, Monday, Feb. 8; Darius Rucker, Tuesday, Feb. 9; Third Day, Wednesday, Feb. 10; Casey Donahew Band, Thursday, Feb. 11; Foreigner, Friday, Feb. 12; James Otto, Saturday, Feb. 13; Rodney Atkins, Saturday, Feb. 13; Blake Shelton, Sunday, Feb. 14; Pesado (substituted for Ramon Ayala), Sunday, Feb. 14; Dierks Bentley, Monday, Feb. 15; Trace Adkins, Tuesday, Feb. 16; Alan Jackson, Wednesday, Feb. 17; Toby Keith, Thursday, Feb. 18; Gary Allan, Friday, Feb. 19; Jake Owen - Xtreme Bulls; Saturday, Feb. 20; Eli Young Band, Saturday, Feb. 20. AT&T Center.

Asleep at the Wheel Bigtime Americana band brings it on. LoneStar Saloon. Feb. 26. Special guest Emerson Biggins Band. Lonestar Saloon, Uvalde. Also  Mardi Gras Party, Feb 16; No Justice, March 5; Kyle Park, March 19; Massore, March 27.

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan World's best shows off in concert. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. American Bank Center Selena Auditorium, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd. Corpus Christi

Pete Ybarra Top accordionist leads his group. Friday, Feb. 26. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Also in March 5, Jesse D Variety Mix; March 12 Top Shelf; March 19 Tejas VIP Records party with top artists; March 20 JH Productions First Spring Bash - Artie V, Jesse D, Lobo IV, Pete Ubarra, Los Bandoleros; March 26 Final Cut

Jaime y Los Chamacos Conjunto foursome bring it on. Lonestar Ranch. Saturday, Feb. 20. Bolero 2010 Major showcase presented by Hispanic Heritage Society. A great musical review in two acts, celebrating singers and Ccmposers great hits. 7 p.m. Saturday Feb. 27 San Antonio Playhouse. $20. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Details: Bolero 2010: classic music, romantic tradition, timeless allure

Artie V & Grupo Suave Top tier band back on tour. At Feb 18, Club Movida

Celsuis Band Variety band blends oldies. funk,. Tex-Mex and more. Sked: 9:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Ring Side Bar

Texas Battle of the Bands Baracuda Entertainment sponsors competition for all bands and artists. All genres welcome. Hot Tin Roof Bar & Restaurant, 7710 IH 10. Noon-8 p.m. March 27 (210) 778-1918. Presented by Barracuda Entertainment.

Flaco Jimenez Accordionist takes the main stage for "Amor en el Corazón con Flaco Jimenez." 6 p.m. Saturday, March 13, Also Conjunto Heritage Taller. Main Plaza

Dance Therapy 7th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser Big celebration of San Antonio Mayors’ Dance  Challenge. Dance Therapy has had phenomenal success in the community with its uniquely positive approach of using dance to effectively intervene against depression and promote healthy living. El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel - Coronado Ballroom  110 Lexington Ave. Saturday, March 13

Latino Music Reconquista at the Continental Big show features El Tule, Bombasta. Continental Club, Austin. Thursday, Feb. 25

Little Joe y La Famila Tex-Mex legend pairs up with Raulito Navaira. Saturday, March 13. El Paso County Coliseum, El Paso.

LJT's 22nd Annual Texas Music Festival & Chili Cook-off family festival offers a little bit of everything. Tuesday, April 20-25. Melody Mountain Ranch, Stephenville, TX

DJ Jumpin Jess Teams up with DJ Jota Erre. Djaying the best of Old School, Hip-Hop, Dance, Tejano , Latin pop and more.. Fridays. 6th Street Bar & Grill, 2701 White Oak Blvd @ Studemont.

SXSW 2010 Massive convention with tons of showcases sprakefls under a national spotlight. Keynote address: Smokey Robinson. Austin Convention Center, various locations Go to March 17-21

John Mayer Rock guitarist/songwriter showcases songs on new CD, "Battle Studies." Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St., (512) 477-6060. Also Michael Franti & Spearhead. $46-$66 at Texas Box Office outlets. 7 p.m. March 8

Night of Mayhem Special

Latin Fridays night. Also free salsa lessons by Lee Rios. Coco Chocolate Lounge, Fridays.

Eliizabeth La Cantante Solid singer, great horn player and masterful entertainer, Elizabeth has it down. Tex-Mex and classics. Fridays. Los Generales Restaurant, 16216 Nacogdoches Rd. No cover. (210) 63f7-3331.

Salsa Brava Orchestra Salsa outfit uncorks the rhythms Saturdays. Also DJ Papote spinning merengue, salsa, bachata reggaeton and more. Old San Juan Restaurant/Discotex, 4429 Walzem at Austin Highway (210) 599-9990.

Jay-Z Major rap/hip-hop entertainer on tour. Latest CD "Blueprint 3." Opening Young Jeezy. $49.50-$129.50 Ticketmaster outlets. 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St., Houston. (713) 758-7200. 

VFW Post 76 Live music series at scenic historic post by SA River continues. VFW Post 76, 10 Tenth St (210) 223-4581

19th Annual Mariachi Invitational Featuring six professional mariachi groups in competition. Also juvenil mariachis, infantil mariachis, as well as other artists. March 13-14, 2010. Verizon Wireless Theater, downtown Houston. $20-$30. Also March 14 at Reliant Park.

Academy Awards Movie star time in 82nd annual Academy Awards - the most coveted awards for big screen acting. March 7

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Wayne Harper Pop singer extraordinaire plays a mix of oldies, rock, pop, jazz and more Martini Club, Rector/McCullough 210-344-4747

Tony Tiger Saenz Artist in showcase. Saturday, July 24. Zamora's Bar, 10878 FM 1987, Maxwell. Presented by Slick Entertainment Production. Also Jose De Leon, May 29. Invicto, June 12; Chano Cadena, July 10; Los Astronantas, Saturday, June 26.

Oscar Rodriguez Virtuoso guitarist plays a hot mix of rock, blues, Tex-Mex and more. Grant St. Pizza, 8 p.m. Fridays; Pat O'Briens, 3 p.m. Saturdays.

Main Plaza Lunchtime and afternoon concerts. (210) 225-9800 Music Festival includes various events. Foxy, accordion & Chucho Perales, bajo sexto, Sundays. (210) 225-9800  

Daniel Monserrat Singer plays Fridays, Wednesdays. La Marginal, 2447 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 804-2242

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Additional reporting by Trina Guevara, Robert Rivas