Posted on Thu Jan 22, 2015
Friday, July 10, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. George Washington Carver Center Boyd Vance Theater6pm: Reception (light refreshments served) 7pm: Program BeginsFolklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will present a sampling of her work in radio and folklore, as well as completed audio documentaries produced at the Stories Summer Institute by this year’s...
Posted on Tue Dec 16, 2014
Holiday Special (valid through Friday 12/19/14)Use promo code FIDDLE for $5 off Fiddle Fest T-shirt + Fiddle CD combo!FREE SHIPPING
Posted on Tue Dec 9, 2014
The Festival of Texas Fiddling was a great event-- incredible music all day, a great dance to cap it off, and a whole lot of fun overall. The picture at the top is of all of the day’s fiddlers at the plenary session, where each gave an example of their style. This is looking over the shoulders of Los Trineros at Brian Marshall playing with his sons and Mark Rubin on guitar. Directly behind...
Posted on Tue Dec 2, 2014
December 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNCOUNCES RELEASE OF
“TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF TEXAS VOLUME 1: FIDDLE RECORDINGS FROM THE TEXAS FOLKLIFE ARCHIVES”
COMPILATION ALBUM FEATURES JOHNNY GIMBLE, RICKY TURPIN, VALERIE RYALS, BRIAN MARSHALL, JOSE MORENO AND BILL GILBERT...
Posted on Fri Nov 21, 2014
Traditional Music of Texas, Volume 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Folklife Archives
Read Album Liner Notes Notes by Producers Dan Margolies & Charlie Lockwood
Texas Folklife is proud to announce the release of Traditional Music of Texas, Volume 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Folklife Archives, available in CD format on December 5, 2014. ...
Posted on Tue Jul 1, 2014
Texas Folklife 30th Anniversary Celebration Launch
Saturday September 20, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
Music, Refreshments, Exhibit, and Lectures at Texas Folklife Gallery
Debra Peters & the Love Saints, Mariachi Corbetas, Los Trovadores, Greg Izor Blues Band
Exhibit of 30 years of Texas Folklife’s work – vintage posters, photos of master folk artists and apprentices, prior exhibits and...
Posted on Wed May 7, 2014
TEXAS FOLKLIFE RECEIVES GRAMMY FOUNDATION AND STILL WATER FOUNDATION GRANTS
Grants to Support Archival Preservation Efforts
Austin, Texas – May 7, 2014 – Texas Folklife has been awarded two grants to support the organization’s ongoing archival preservation efforts. Texas Folklife received $10,000 in general operating and project support from the Still Water Foundation...
Posted on Sun Oct 20, 2013
The Texas Folklife Exhibit Gallery is located in the heart of Austin's SoCo (South Congress) district, behind Ten Thusand Villages, and next to the Continental Club.
Posted on Tue Feb 13, 2018
Excerpt of a review from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, a Texas State Historical Association publication, about the book "The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family" by Richard S. Orton
"In The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family, documentary photographer Richard Orton chronicles the Upshaws, an African American family of the rural East Texas community of County...
Posted on Tue Dec 19, 2017
Enjoy some archival content from Texas Folklife's Apprenticeship Program:
Julie and Gabriel Bata and Jean-Claude Lessou: West African dance performance
Kendal Chilcott and Gary Dunshee: Saddle Making and Tooling
Amulya & Shanti Aradhyula and Smt. Rajeswari Pariti: Carnatic Veena performance