List of Famous Bands from San Antonio

List of San Antonio bands, listed by their level of fame. This San Antonio musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous San Antonio bands are included, as well as many San Antonio musicians of underground status. This list of San Antonio musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous San Antonio bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • Butthole Surfers
    Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia
    • Albums: Electriclarryland, Hairway to Steven, Locust Abortion Technician, Independent Worm Saloon, Piouhgd

    The Butthole Surfers have consistently pushed the boundaries of alternative rock since their formation in San Antonio in 1981. Known for their chaotic, experimental sound, and eccentric live performances, the band has garnered a cult following over the years. With influential albums like Locust Abortion Technician and Independent Worm Saloon, the Butthole Surfers have left an indelible mark on the music scene, inspiring countless artists in their wake.

  • Steve Earle
    Americana, Heartland rock, Country rock
    • Albums: The Mountain, Jerusalem, Transcendental Blues, Train a Comin’, I Feel Alright

    A music legend hailing from San Antonio, Steve Earle is a singer-songwriter and musician known for his distinct blend of country, rock, and folk music. With a career spanning over four decades, Earle has released numerous acclaimed albums such as Guitar Town and Copperhead Road. His thought-provoking lyrics and powerful stage presence continue to captivate audiences worldwide.

  • Christopher Cross
    Pop music, Yacht Rock, Pop rock
    • Albums: Christopher Cross, Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do), Red Room, The Very Best of Christopher Cross, Cross Words: The Best of Christopher Cross

    Christopher Cross is an immensely talented singer-songwriter and musician from San Antonio who rose to fame in the late 1970s with his smooth blend of pop and soft rock. His eponymous debut album spawned several hits, including the iconic "Sailing," which earned him five Grammy Awards. Cross' remarkable career has seen him release multiple successful albums that showcase his exceptional songwriting skills and soothing vocals.

  • SWV
    Girl group, Pop music, Electronic dance music
    • Albums: It's About Time, New Beginning, A Special Christmas, Release Some Tension, I Missed Us

    San Antonio's own SWV (Sisters With Voices) is an R&B group that achieved great success during the 1990s with their soulful harmonies and catchy tunes. Their debut album It's About Time featured chart-topping hits like "Weak" and "Right Here," earning them numerous awards and accolades. The group's enduring popularity is a testament to their timeless sound that continues to resonate with fans today.

  • Charlie Sexton
    Rock music, Folk music, Blues
    • Albums: Pictures for Pleasure, Charlie Sexton, Cruel and Gentle Things, The Best of Charlie Sexton: The Millennium Collection, Southside Sessions

    Charlie Sexton's prodigious musical talent has made him a notable figure in San Antonio music history. As a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Sexton began his career at a young age and gained recognition through his work with renowned artists such as Bob Dylan and the Arc Angels. His solo work spans various styles from rock to blues, showcasing his versatile musicianship.

  • Pat Green
    • Albums: Wave on Wave, Songs We Wish We'd Written, Lucky Ones, Cannonball, Dancehall Dreamer

    Hailing from San Antonio, Pat Green has carved a niche for himself as one of the leading figures in Texas country music. With heartfelt lyrics and an authentic sound rooted in traditional country, Green has released several successful albums such as Three Days and Wave on Wave. His passionate performances have garnered him a loyal fan base across the Lone Star State and beyond.