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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


Sengelmann Hall

At Momma's at Sengelmann's Restaurant, Garrett Pettit and his team  take pride in offering handmade pizza, inspired by his Momma's recipes, Angus beef burgers, Czech and Texas cuisine, amazing atmosphere, culture and music. We combine down-home goodness with innovative flavors and an unmistakable Texas taste.

Papercuts Holiday Party

"Papercuts" exhibit by Bradley Jaye Williams was a huge success, thanks to his inspired papercut art, his music and his friends!  Texas Folklife fans enjoyed an evening of Polish-American art, music and food, without escaping the Tex-Mex flavors of Austin, of course.  A special feature of the night was home-prepared krupnik (honey-infused vodka) by none other than Bradley Williams himself!

The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest: coming to a city near you!

It's that time again! We are searching for the best young accordion players in Texas from the categories conjunto, zydeco and polka for our annual Big Squeeze contest. To be eligible, you must be 21 and under and enter by April 7th. Participants may be asked to perform in our finals in Austin on April 26th. You could also win a cash prize.

2014 Entry Form

Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc.

Texas Folklife and TDHP are partnering to produce the Texas Polka Music Festival and Symposium in Schulenburg on March 1, 2014.