(event) Texas Folklife Fiddle Flashback

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Fri Dec 5, 2014 - 7:00PM

A celebration of all things fiddle right in the heart of Texas Folklife. We here at TXF are happy to announce 30 years of fiddle fanatacism and we're kicking it all of with a fiddle friday - and the best part? You're all invited!

  • 30 Years of Texas Fiddle Program Review

         Materials of the Texas Folklife archive on display.  Presentation by Texas Folklife staff and consultants.

  • CD Release:  "Traditional Music of Texas Volume 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Music Archives
        Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the first release of an album from our archive collection.  More info here.
  • Old Time Music Jam
 Howard RainsTexas native artist and fiddler who's album "The Old Texas Fiddler" reintroduces pre-contest styles of Texas fiddling.
 Tricia SpencerKansas fiddler and multi instrumentalist who learned old time music from her grandparents.  Spencer and Rains released their newest album, "The Old Man and the Old Woman."
 Mark RubinTexas roots musician (via Oklahoma, Louisiana), one of the most talented and sought after multi instrumentalists in the country.
 Dan MargoliesProfessor of History by day, old time, Appalachian banjo musician by night.  And conjunto music expert.

          Want to join in the fun?  Feel free to bring your instruments and jam!

Free and open to the public.