Fiesta Oyster Bake releases music lineup for 2024 festival

Oyster Bake will be April 19 and 20 at St. Mary’s University

SAN ANTONIO – Fiesta is around the corner, and the popular Oyster Bake has already released its music lineup for the two-day festival.

The Oyster Bake will take place from 5-11 p.m. on Friday, April 19, and from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at St. Mary’s University, located at One Camino Santa Maria.

The music and food festival is a family-friendly event that attracts more than 70,000 patrons to raise money for St. Mary’s University student scholarships and university and alumni programs.

Also, the stars of the show — oysters — are sold baked, fried or raw. Over the two days of Oyster Bake, vendors sell about 100,000 oysters and 32,000 orders of chicken on a stick.

Here’s what you need to know before you go:


  • Friday (fireworks planned for 10:30 p.m.)
    • Stage 1 (Rock)
      • Stephen Pearcy of Ratt, 9:15 p.m.
      • Back In Black, 7:30 p.m.
      • Eclipse - A Tribute to Journey, 6 p.m.
    • Stage 2 (Country)
      • Kevin Fowler, 9:15 p.m.
      • Clayton Mullen, 7:15 p.m.
      • Matt Koziol, 5:30 p.m.
    • Stage 3 (Tejano/Latin)
      • Gary Hobbs, 9 p.m.
      • La Calma, 7:15 p.m.
      • Vanita Leo, 5:30 p.m.
    • Stage 5
      • The Spazmatics, 9:15 p.m.
  • Saturday
    • Stage 1 (Rock)
      • Collective Soul, 9:15 p.m.
      • Hinder, 7:30 p.m.
      • Saving Abel, 5:45 p.m.
      • Black Heart Saints, 4 p.m.
      • Minutes To Midnight, 2:30 p.m.
      • Xero Wulf, 1 p.m.
    • Stage 2 (Country)
      • Casey Donahew, 9:15 p.m.
      • George Ducas, 7:15 p.m.
      • The Powell Brothers, 5:15 p.m.
      • Vanessa Lynn Bird, 3 p.m.
      • Joe Panther Band, 1 p.m.
    • Stage 3 (Tejano/Latin)
      • Ram Herrera, 9 p.m.
      • Stefani Montiel, 7 p.m.
      • Angélica Y Grupo Moneda, 5 p.m.
      • Conjunto Cats, 2:30 p.m.
      • Ramiro Villareal, 1 p.m.
    • Stage 5
      • Y’all Out Boy, 9:15 p.m.
      • Nightbird, 7 p.m.
      • The Max, 7 p.m.
      • Rebel Angels, 2:30 p.m.
      • St. Mary’s University Battle of the Bands winner (TBA), 1 p.m.


Discounted pre-sale tickets are on sale for $20 from March 4-31. The price will increase to $25.

One-day admission is valid for 5-11 p.m. on April 19 or noon-11 p.m. on April 20.

Two-day general admission is on sale for $35 and one-day VIP admission is on sale for $175.

VIP admission includes access to air-conditioned restrooms; $50 in coupons; five alcoholic beverage tickets; free swag; unlimited snacks, sodas and water; and more.

Children ages 12 and younger are admitted to the event for free.


Limited on-site parking will be available for $20. Parking congestion is common at the event because of its location in a residential area, so visitors are encouraged to take the VIA Park and Ride bus shuttles from Crossroads Park and Ride. VIA will charge $1.30 each way ($2.60 per round trip) with discounts available for children, seniors, students, and active-duty members of the military. VIAtrans customers and children under age 5 ride free.

Anyone who uses VIA to attend Oyster Bake will receive a coupon for one free bottled water, bottled soda or energy drink.

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