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  • Posted on Wed Jun 20, 2018
    Texas Folklife would like to congratulate one of our long-time collaborators, “The Empress of Gulf Coast Soul,” Barbara Lynn, on receiving a 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowship.  Lynn is one of ten artists to receive this distinction in the 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowship class. You can read more about the NEA National Heritage Fellowship in the Press Release below.In 2009...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 20, 2018
        Barbara Lynn & Friends 2009/11/18 Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress. Barbara Lynn is a rhythm and blues singer and left-handed guitarist from Texas. In the 1950s, inspired by blues artists Guitar Slim and Jimmy Reed, and pop acts Elvis Presley and Brenda Lee, she created an all-female band, Bobbie Lynn and Her Idols. Her...
  • Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
    The Fourth Annual Ney Day is right around the corner! Come celebrate Elisabet Ney and her creative and inspirational legacy with us! Featuring: - Live music from SeVana Marimba, Lavelle White, Betty Soo, Molly Burch, and Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma! AND Elizabeth McQueen is our official MC!- Activities include Trapeze artistry of Madi Ward, sculpting and...
  • Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
  • Posted on Sat Jul 11, 2015
    This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants were guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
    EASTSIDE KINGS FESTIVAL REMINDS AUSTIN HOW THE MUSIC GOT STARTEDAUSTIN, TEXAS    The Eastside Kings Festival set for September 12/13, 2015 is a can't-miss Austin event.  It's about time somebody stepped up to remind the locals that the music Austin is so famous for began in Afro American clubs and juke houses that were located on the East side of town...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
      Address 2008 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704 Hours Mon - Fri: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am Sat - Sun: 2:00 pm - 2:00 am Short Description The Continental Club's Steve Wertheimer, proudly introduces C-Boy's Heart & Soul! The lounge features music on Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Price Range $ Parking Street and Parking Lot Phone (...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
    www.texasfolklife.org 1708 Houston St Austin, Texas 78756 T (512) 441-9255 F (844) 386-2091     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com      Texas Folklife Announces “Blues from Deep in the Heart: A Kick-off for Stories Summer Institute”Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac...
  • Posted on Wed May 27, 2015
    Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer InstituteMusic by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac Mcintosh, Eddie and The Evereadys Q&A with the artists by Eddie Stout of Eastside Kings FestivalSaturday June 27, 20155:00pm-8:00pm C-Boy's Heart & Soul2008 South Congress AveAustin, TX $8 CoverBlues from Deep in the Heart: a kick-off for Texas...
  • Posted on Tue Mar 10, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE  Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop   Stories Will be Shared in a Free, Public Presentation on July 10th at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center Boyd Vance Theater Austin, Texas – March 2, 2015 – Texas Folklife is...