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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Entertainment Announcement for the 2019 Bloomin’ Temple Festival

Temple Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that Tejano musical artist, Michael Salgado, will headline on the CEFCO Stage at the 14th Annual Bloomin’ Temple Festival on Friday, April 26th, 2019.

Texas born and raised with roots stemming from Barrancos, Mexico, Salgado is a prominent example of the Latin musical talent. His exceptional ability to play the accordion left-handed and vice versa, gave him the well-earned nickname ‘El Zurdo De Oro’.

Michael has also managed to stand out in the Country Market with “Honky Tonks and Cantinas.” Salgado was also featured in the film “This Is My Country - Twin Fiddles and Accordion,” in this film Salgado is one of the featured artists who takes you down his journey in pursuing country music.

Michael Salgado has been recognized with four awards from the “Tejano Music Awards”, among them “Best Song of the Year” for “Ya No Voy a Aguantar” and the Billboard Latin Music Award “Best Album Regional Mexican”. The impact of his album, Honky Tonks and Cantinas, landed him a nomination for “Best Banda Norteño” at the 2012 Grammy Awards.

Michael continues to release songs and albums including country as well as Tejano. Not only does Michael continue to tour the United States, he has also been hosting his own concert events through his corporation (Zurdo Inc.) bringing some of the most talented musicians to San Antonio

The 2019 Bloomin’ Temple Festival will be held at the Martin Luther King Festival Grounds located at 301 South 4th Street in downtown Temple. The festival, held Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th, will feature entertainment on two musical stages featuring acts in Hip Hop, Tejano, Red Dirt, and Country Music, a Kid’s Zone, carnival, arts & crafts vendors, food and much more!

Additional artist announcements will be made in the coming days. Please visit for the latest festival news and information. For additional information on Michael Salgado, please visit, on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.

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