Guadalajara was founded in 1999. In 2001, they attain 2nd place at the "Austrian Newcomer Band contest" at the Orpheum in Graz. 2002 the band records its first full length album "All you can dance". Singer Ernesto leaves the band shortly afterwards because of private reasons. Guitarist Volker Schaffler takes over the microphone and now does both jobs. Trumpeter Bernhard Kaufmann and singer/guitarist Volker Schaffler write the lyrics.