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  • Posted on Thu Nov 3, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                                 ...
  • Posted on Thu Oct 27, 2016
      TEXAS FOLKLIFE 2017 HOUSE CONCERT SERIES Valerie Ryals: Texas Style FiddlingWed 1/25/17 (7pm-9pm)Texas Folklife House1708 Houston St.Austin, TX 78756  Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2736249FREE for Texas Folklife Members  Enter discount code at ticket website or bring ID to the show.  Need the code? Not sure if you are a member? Contact...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 12, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                                  ...
  • Posted on Thu Oct 6, 2016
    The Elisabeth Ney Museum and Texas Folklife Present THE THIRD ANNUAL POLKAPOCALYPSE!   Austin, TX - October 30th - The Third Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome polka bands -- including two Grammy (TM) winners -- will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Ukrainian, Polish, Slavic, and Norteno sounds! Austin's Fabulous Polkasonics, Houston'...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 5, 2016
    The Free-For-All Oktoberfest A nonstop variety show featuring the accordion, presented by the Central Texas Accordion Association. Held in the Recreation Center Gymnasium. Room for dancing. Performers include: Lori Brooke / yodeler, Larry Nickel, Rollie Revering. The Rudy-Gus Trio, M.O.V.E., Markus Baggio, Laura Niland, Joe Klaus, The Three Amigos, Chris Rybak. Also featuring a comedy skit,...
  • Posted on Tue Sep 27, 2016
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE FALL 2016 HOUSE CONCERT SERIES Bob Hoffnar Plays Pedal Steel Guitar, with Janie Cowan (Upright Bass) on October 26th, 2016 WHEN: October 26th, 2016 (7pm-9pm) WHERE: Texas Folklife House 1708 Houston St. Austin, TX 78756 Tickets: http://hcsbobhoffnar.brownpapertickets.com $10 General Admission $5 for Texas Folklife Members (Join or renew your membership here: http://...
  • Posted on Tue Sep 6, 2016
    Back in the early 1990s, when Ed Poullard apprenticed under the guidance of the famous Creole fiddler Canray Fontenot, he recalls being told how important this apprenticeship would be for future generations. As Mr. Poullard remembers, “He said that when Canray’s gone, you become a torchbearer. You have to do whatever you can to bring this to others and show them what you know.” Over two decades...
  • Posted on Mon Jun 6, 2016
    Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 27th annual Accordion Kings & Queens a smashing success!  Despite heavy downpours and flooding in the Houston-area in the weeks and days leading up to the event, the skies cleared by the afternoon and we had some fabulous weather for the show.  Czech Melody...
  • Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016   Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854   Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas   WHO:               Huapango Sin...
  • Posted on Wed May 25, 2016
    Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016 Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm. ALL DAY MUSIC AND FUN! We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation. This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”. We will be raffling off...

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