Highlights from the National Tejano Music Convention and Awards Show at the Las Vegas Hilton, August 17 and 18:

Cesar Rosas of the East Los Angeles Mexican roots rock band Los Lobos performing with his 1958 Custom Shop Les Paul Reissue at the 2007 Tejano Music Convention. The performance was the highlight of the evening as over 2000 Tejano fans from all over the nation came to the opening day of the convention which was held at the Las Vegas Hilton. The convention and awards show highlighted performances from some of the biggest names in Tejano, Conjunto, and Regional Mexican music. Gibson was proud to be the official instrument sponsor of the convention.

Gibson artist and Tejano great Javier Galvan posing with his boyhood hero, Elvis, outside the Las Vegas Hilton.

South Texas Conjunto heroes Los Texmaniacs with signed Epiphone guitars, which were given away to two lucky convention participants.

Up-and-coming Tejano group Los Enmascarados posing with a Gibson Les Paul Standard

Legendary Tejano songwriter and producer Rudy Palacios with his original 1960 ES-335

Holding an Epiphone Masterbilt, legendary accordionist and two-time Grammy award-winner Sunny Sauceda with his band

Members of title sponsor AARP gave away a signed Epiphone to one lucky convention participant at the Saturday night awards show and concert

Grammy award-winning producer and recipient of the 2007 Tex-Mex Gibson Special Achievement in Producing Award, Gilbert Velasquez with CEO of Latin Point and founder of the National Tejano Music Convention, David Chavez.