Contact: Michelle D. Padilla                   

Tel. 915.443.2698

Date: May 8th, 2017

Great American Rockabilly Riot

The Great American Rockabilly Riot invites you on September 2-3 2017 to attend our 6th annual and by far our largest event ever! Be a part of our two –day Kustom Kulture Festival. The Great American Rockabilly Riot is a Southwest Rockabilly festival with plenty of El Paso, Cd. Juarez Chihuahua MX, and New Mexican influences. This annual event has grown significantly due to the amazing bands, performers, car show entries and the various activities offered throughout the event. Because of our significant growth and popularity we have moved our annual event to the El Paso County Coliseum. This event is a family friendly event. Children 12 and under enter free of charge!

What is Kustom Kulture

Kustom Kulture is a subculture that’s been happening worldwide through the years. It’s all inclusive of everything Kustom! Non-Stock Rods, Lead sleds, Kustom Cycles, Low-Brow Art, Music that crosses various Genres, Fashion, Tattoos, Skateboarding, Lowriding- it’s an attitude and basically living your life the only way we know how! It’s a mix of old school with new school. We are a product of our environment. We represent the individual who isn’t about living by any type of mold.


Headlining our main music stage at this year’s Great American Rockabilly Riot is Tiger Army. This SoCal psychobilly band has been tearing it up since 1995! Other bands that have also been confirmed for this two-day event include: Gamblers Mark, Reno Divorce, Sorry about Your Sister, Fixed Idea, The Paladins, The Octanes, Star Mountain Dreamers, The Devotions, The Pinsetters and so many more coming soon. We are very excited to announce that this year’s Great American Rockabilly Riot Classic Pin Up contest will be presented by former El Pasoan Lisa Love and cohosted by Ruby Champagne and Mozzy Dee. Julian Mendoza Pachuco and Low Rider artist who has been featured at the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend will be our featured artist for the weekend. This two day festival extravaganza will also include a Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show, Vendors, Food Trucks, Adult Beverages, and a Kiddie Corral. For our 6th annual event we have added attractions such as the Lucky 13 Gaming Area Presented by Dave and Busters, local and national tattoo artists, fashion shows, roller derby, and a car parts swap.

Great American Rockabilly Riot Contacts

Michelle D. Padilla Event Manager and Marketing: (915) 443-2698

Jake Baca Cofounder: (915) 539-3808

Mike John Co-Founder:

Lisa Love (714) 809-5583

Julian Mendoza