Ache de Barrio: Latin: Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia Tropical, Chacha, Boleros, Son Cubano, Montuno, Rumba, Guaguanco, and more!
After Party: The real party doesn’t start until The After Party takes the stage, playing the best top 40 hits from today and yesterday with style and edge. With an energetic and charismatic male and female singer, this 5 piece band has a wide variety of songs that engage the audience and keep dance floors packed all night long. Every great party has an After Party, and every after party needs The After Party.
Alan Stewart is a two-time award winning harmonica artist and is accomplished on the steel drum as well. He’s played all over the United States but shared his country and island music here for many years as a member of the island legends, the ‘Beach Bums’. He’s currently performing around the valley as a solo act as well as with Robert Schwab and the Over the Hill Band (aka O.T. Hill Band).
Andrew Minkler has shared his talents as a classical guitarist and vocalist in the island area for over 30 years. He is a multi-instrumentalist, playing horns, guitars, and keyboards.
Anubis Morrison’s sound can be classified as modern progressive grunge rock drawing influences from Phil Collins, Sting, Alice In Chains, Ankla, Incubus, Days of The New and STP. His sound ranges from very mellow Acoustic songs to a very Hard Rock grungy progressive sound.
The Band Wanted: Joshua and Candy Carpenter are the hearts behind The Band Wanted. Their mission is to inspire people to be the best version of themselves. The Band Wanted plays Original Country Music, (made famous by Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and George Jones), some current Country hits, gospel, piano solos, and inspirational songs.
Branding Iron is a country band from the Rio Grande Valley…playing George Strait, Garth Brooks, Dwight Yoakam, Randy Rodgers, John Gonzalez, Cody Jinks, Chris Stapleton and many more.
Buck’NCrazy Band: Country / Texas Country / Americana…A local favorite for boot scooters!
Carlos R. Canas SINGS ONLY THE BEST OLDIES! SINGING for over 35 years statewide. American Standards, Country Classics, 50’s Rock&Roll, 60’s & 70’s
Chi-Town Sher: (aka Sherry Katz) Singer, Songwriter, and passionate bass player, Sher has lent her talents to accompany many island performers, such as Jewel Marie & The Blitz and FunkyT & The Katz. This versatile performer will surprise and delight you when you hear her CD Stolen Time which features a totally different side of Sherry, with its mesmerizing lyrics and vocals.
Chris Rivera Band, formed in 1982, plays throughout South Texas. Its influences include ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Johnny Winter.
The Chrome Wheels Band: This husband and wife duo will make you want to sing along and dance all night! They play a variety of country /top 40/ blues/ classic rock/ reggae and more. The soulful voice of Jul combined with the truly professional sounds of the whole band ….or simply Jul and Brandon’s Duo act (their most requested act)……make this band an AWESOME experience that no one should miss!
Chuck Comeaux: Presenting the best in classic rock & roll! Chuck performs in many of the venues in the SPI area as a solo act or as “Chuck and Friends” and “Chuck and Cornbread”, accompanied by other great island musicians such as Earl (the Pearl) Bulinski, Chris Woods, Tom Johnson, and more.
Clarity is a band made up of four musicians from the Harlingen to Brownsville area of South Texas. Their goal is to make you dance and have a fun time!
Danica: Dynamic, Energetic and Passionate are just a few descriptions of Danica’s stage presence. But the way she engages and connects with her audience is what really makes her in a class of her own. Danica can make a song feel and sound like it is being written at that very moment.
Dii Edwards is an acoustic duo utilizing a multichannel looper to beatbox and strum different rhythms and song arrangements on the fly!
Drew and the Dancehall Dreamers: The best in Texas Dancehall entertainment!
Dr Zog: Listening to the music of the Dr. Zog band is like traveling to Cajun country. This upbeat, positive music with a driving beat takes your taste buds and heart to Louisiana and Southeast, Texas where gumbo, crawfish, and beer abound.
Emilio Crixell and Border Soul: Enjoy Rock, Latin Soul, R&B and the music of South Texas.
Even4Four: A variety party band whose goal is to entertain you with the most recognizable top 40 dance hits from the 80’s, 90’s and more.
Forever Young Band: Long time Island and Valley favorites, Alan Stewart, Connie Turner and Jerry Cook have merged their talents to form the Forever Young Band, which will bring their best of classic country, rock & roll, and loads of fun!
Funky T and The Katz: Local Artists Terry McIntyre – guitar/vocals; Sherry “Chi-townSher” Katz – bass/percussion: “We are a duo with a huge repertoire of audience pleasing music that spans 6 decades.”
Gene Sibley: This innovative guitar synthesist, showman, and vocalist has been performing rock, rhythm and blues for almost 60 years. He thought he would slow down when he lost his sight. It didn’t happen.
Geoff Clifton: An island icon, not only as a popular DJ, but as a vocalist and extraordinary guitarist as well.
Hector Guzman, the “Guitar Man”, has a huge lineup of soft rock favorites, especially the oldies but goodies both in English and Spanish.
The Hot Rodz: From Hound Dog to Black Dog, Prince to King George The Hot Rodz has the music to get you Footloose and Walking on Sunshine. Come on, Let’s Go Crazy and Escape to Margaritaville where we can Rock with You!
I Ching Gatos: From the beginning to the present we have tried to present original songs that bubbled up from our South Texas cultural experience, but took many musical forms. Most of the songs are written from a humorous perspective. The lyrics usually reflect the personal in the political, or the other way around. Most are in English, but some are in Spanish. The songs have a classic rock sound to them and range from hard rockers to countrified rollers and adventures in funky music.
J. Micheal Laferty, a benchmark artist in the Americana, Trop Rock, Texas Music market, performs regularly at his famous PadreRitaGrill on the island. His music, a tongue in cheek reflection of his island lifestyle and tropical surroundings is characteristically delivered with a sly smile and a blazing wicked wit that immediately engages the audience.
Jake Castillo Trio: an Original San Antonio Band blending blues, progressive jazz and good old fashioned rock and roll into heartfelt original songs that are personally revealing and often tell stories of true life experiences.
Jayne Mahovlich: Jayne’s Jukebox Junkie. Jayne Mahovlich is a vocalist and bassist from The Iron Range of MN, where she performs with the Oldies band “4 Blue Teardrops”. Her solo performance takes you on a trip down memory lane , and is sure to keep you dancing and singing along. Her repertoire includes music of all genres from the 50’s through today, including your favorite Oldies, Rock and Roll , classic country and rock. Catch her act for a bit of nostalgia.
Jeff Crocker: The power of his voice holds court. Listen to your favorite classic country and rock hits from this awesome singer/guitarist.
Jenuine Cello, aka Jen Mulhern, is a captivating model of a modern one-woman band. Her live compositions take listeners on a road trip free from genre, saturated with an array of influences. With undercurrents of Bach, Bjork and everything in between, her music combines classically-infused inspiration with raw textures to create a unique sound of layered soulful puzzle pieces. Equipped with a cello and a mic, a somewhat beat-up looping pedal, a 6-string electric cello and knack for glitchy self-made beats, Jen Mulhern creates a symphony of spontaneous sound painting that pulls at the soul and awakens an ancient desire to howl at the moon.
Jerry Cook & Connie Turner have performed all over the country with such greats as Chubby Checker, Crystal Gayle and many others! They perform all your favorites such as Ray Charles, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett and Carol King, as well as ton of country hits.
Jewel Marie & The Blitz: set lists span 7 decades from Hank Williams and Elvis to Pink Floyd and Queen to U2 and Sublime. Uniquely performed; there’s something for all musical tastes.
Jive4five: An amazing band presenting Classic Rock, Pop, Top 40 and international Spanish hits.
Johnny D: Oldies Rock n’ Roll, West Coast Swing, Country (Dances) His backing tracks are all self made utilizing real musicians. No purchased tracks. This gives him a modern consistent sound like a Real Band.Johnny D has played bass for over 50 years. He has opened for many well known acts such as Gene Watson, Bobby Bare, Conway Twitty to name a few while part of The Danny Harper Band. In the 80’s JohnnyD played bass and sang backup for Johnny Tillotson while he toured the Northeast. Johnny D is now based in the RGV or as he calls it, “the end of the Country Music rainbow.”
Jonathan Dotson: A relentless and passionate ambassador for the classical guitar, Dotson has concertized in venues ranging from nightclubs in Austin, Texas, to Gothic cathedrals in Palencia Spain.
Jose Sanchez: Solo acoustic music, always upbeat and interactive, both originals (with local color and humor) and covers, in English and Spanish, even instrumentals!
Kevin Vick: Enjoy a wide variety of old-time rock and roll, rock-a-billy, and classic country covers with a few originals thrown in.
Leonado’s musical essence is without a doubt a result of determination, character and imagination. Combining his youthful and rhythmic emotion with his mature sense of awareness, Leonado crafts his written poetry into melodies and lyrics that can shake anyone to the core.
Leslie Blasing: A local favorite, Leslie presents current hits and covers legends with flair! When Leslie’s around, you can count on fun – watch her channel Shania Twain, Etta James, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson and even Dean Martin! Voted Valley Star Award – Female Vocalist of the Year for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, and Entertainer of the Year for 2014, 2015 and 2016 awarded by the Winter Texan Times and chosen by the Winter Texans in the Rio Grande Valley and RV Resorts.
Lobo Del Mar: One family, one show…..we perform a variety of music and dance from around the world!
Loretta and the Arabians: Are we a band? Maybe semi sorta. We live on the beach and we play ukes and sing songs – silly and otherwise. Loretta – Lucinda Weirenga lead vocals/Uke; The Arabians : Jose Sanchez – lead Uke, ChitownSher – Bass Uke/Kazoo/Uke
Lost Puppies: We are Lost Puppies & we promise not to bite. We play a wide variety of music. Top 40, 80s, oldies, country, disco, funk, a little kibble&bit of everything.
Louie Villarreal: – Current Band Leader for the “Texas-Good Times Band”, a Guitarist/Vocalist old school musician and 12-string guitar soloist who started out in the mid 70’s playing mixed variety genres of popular/oldies music from the 50’s to present in the South Texas and the Northwest Indiana Regions.
Mark Allan Atwood has spent three decades as an artist on the Texas Music landscape, with an underground, but devout following. From his years as an acoustic artist on Dallas’ songwriter scene, to his work as a successful touring rock front man, and now for the last eight years blazing trails and breaking musical stereotypes on the Texas Country/Americana scene, Mark’s voice and lyrical style have always reached his audience.
Mixed Bag: Jack will sing all of your favorite songs on request, from 40’s classics to current hits!
Over the Hill Band: After a 17 year sabbatical, guitarist and vocalist Robert Schwab has returned to his roots and teamed up with SPI icon and two-time award winning harmonica player Alan Stewart to form the Over the Hill Band. They create magic when they merge their two unique sounds to perform new and classic rock and country hits.
Overtones: This amazingly versatile variety band offers country and rock hits both new and old!
Patrick Lee Garza: With traditional influences like Cash, Haggard & Jones, memorable melodies and honest lyrics, Patrick Lee is the troubadour of our time.
Pelican West: Pelican West Band is a top notch show/dance band. With an extensive song list and several theme shows, this band is a perfect fit for any venue or special occasion.
Red Velvet is a modern party band. This 5 piece powerhouse will keep any party going with the best of 80’s, 90’s, Hip-Hop, R&B, and international favorites.
Rick K. & The Allnighters: Let “America’s Most Exciting Show Band” take you on a high speed, cross country tour of rock’s greatest hits! Meet your tour guide, Rick K. as he leads you through the Fabulous Fifties, gets groovy with the 60’ Explosion, then hustles you into the Disco Nights of the 1970’s. The road trip hits high gear with a head on collision into the classic top forty, pop rock of the 1980’s & 90’s. Running on empty? Your tour heads for home with high-octane hits of the new millenium.
Rob Gracia Band: Awesome classic and new rock.
Rock Island is a group of local icons led by Chuck Comeaux who has gathered the best percussionists and guitarists in the area to bring you great classic rock from the 60’s through the 90’s, as well as a little reggae and some great originals.
Rockstar Denied is a five piece Top 40 Variety Party Band with some 80’s Retro/Rock, 70’s Classic Rock, Disco, and International integrated.
Roland Z has been sharing his live one-man show with the island for the past 14 years. He plays a variety of hits from the 70’s and 80’s as well as country favorites, enhanced by his sequenced backing tracks that he creates during his shows.
The Rumble: Her voice and his guitar performing current and classic hits exceed all expectations.
Ruthi: Rooted in America’s music, not just country: old and new rock, pop, blues, and line dancing. A multi-talented singer, she has the ability to deliver country with country style, rock with a rock style, and blues with a blues style. The “Ruthi Experience” is not just one person singing to a group, she is a ball of energy exploding with the crowd!
Sand Mountain Band capturing the Coffee House acoustic vibe with a little contemporary music added – just for flavor
Shai is a 13 year old piano enthusiast. She loves to play a wide variety of familiar tunes and classics!
Solid Riff: Lower Rio Grande Valley cover band playing hits from the 80’s, 90’s, Top 40, Rock, Country & Oldies.
Southern Ashes: Country Music is rising from the Southern Ashes of south Texas!
Southern Blend: Classic country, country, classic rock, and everything in between
Southgate: Country/ Rock band…playing old and new style country…. alternative, classic rock and bit of Tejano.
Spoonfed: With a sound born from the blues and rock ‘n’ roll, Spoonfed feels like you’ve known them forever even though you just met.
Street Corner Soul: R&B, Funk, 70’s Disco, Dance, Motown
Sweet Trouble is a high-energy show band that plays everything from ballads to heavy metal.
Taylor Nicole Carpenter: This talented singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist shares her beautiful voice with us at several venues on and around the island. She plays originals and a variety of her favorite covers.
Terry McIntyre: Terry plays a lot of everything! Rock, Country, Pop, Jazz, Blues, and a little bit of Funk!
Texas Show Down: a popular four piece South Texas Band that plays your favorite Country Music and Oldies. Dust off your cowboy hats and boots and get ready to two step the evening away!
Tony Perez Band….bringing you the highest quality in Country Music!
The Toonz: If you want to dance, check out this group of the area’s best local musicians for the best classic rock & roll hits from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s.
TX GoodTimes Band: Lou Villarreal – Band leader guitarist / vocalist…..John Bennet – piano/bass/guitarist/vocalist……Kyle Posey – tenor saxophonist. A trio playing mixed variety genres of pop / oldies music favorites in the surrounding areas of the Rio Grande Valley / South Padre Island
Zig Zag: This professional cover band from the Rio Grande Valley performs a wide variety of high energy, upbeat songs designed to get the people on their feet! Their repertoire includes all kinds of music genres, ranging from pop, rock to Tejano and cumbia.