Posted on Sun Jun 3, 2018
Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 29th annual Accordion Kings & Queens an incredible success! Thousands of squeezebox fans braved the June heat and were rewarded handsomly with a beautiful evening of accordion music and dancing. Texas Folklife's annual multicultural accordion celebration has...
Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2016
Posted on Tue Jul 19, 2016
Master Artist Eva Ybarra touts a progressive style of conjunto playing. Far from containing her abilities within a traditional style of playing, Ms. Ybarra flies across the ivory buttons on her Gabbanelli accordion; her fingers speed across the various scales to make it almost untraceable to the human eye. Iliana Vasquez, her apprentice, explains her uncommon style in...