Posted on Wed Apr 25, 2018
The 2017 Festival of Texas Fiddling Symposium Session took place on December 1, 2017 at the historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. The session was sponsored by Humanities Texas, with the goal of creating collaborative synergies between scholarly researchers, musicians, dancers, members of the Blanco, TX community, members of the general public, and listeners. ...
Posted on Thu Dec 7, 2017
TEXAS FOLKLIFE AND THE FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING ANNOUNCE 2017 TEXAS MASTER FIDDLER AWARDSAward given to Brian Marshall of Tomball and Belen Escobedo of San Antonio
Austin, TX—December 7, 2017—Texas Folklife and The Festival of Texas Fiddling are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Texas Master Fiddler Awards. Two awards were given to master fiddlers who have carried on and lovingly...
Posted on Fri Nov 10, 2017
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Texas Folklife Presents The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling
December 2, 2017
Twin Sisters Dance Hall, Blanco, Texas
Austin, Texas – November 1, 2017 – The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling is a day-long event featuring showcase concerts, a symposium session, workshops, and tons of...
Posted on Fri Apr 28, 2017
Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling! This year's event will be held on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 at Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. The festival day program includes a symposium, presentations and showcase concerts by master fiddlers from styles across Texas. The evening western swing dance features Texas favorites Bobby Flores and the Yellow...
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 Mon Apr 25, 2016
Burnet Road Block Party, benefiting Texas FolklifeSaturday, May 14th 2016 2 PM – 5 PM
The Little Longhorn Saloon (outside on the lot)
5434 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756Admission is FREE, with a suggested $10 donation
Join us for a block party outside at The Little Longhorn Saloon on Saturday May 14th (2pm-5pm). We'll have a variety of Burnet Road...
Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2015
Belen Escobedo Renowned Mexican-American String Band Fiddler, Bajo Sexto Master Ramon “Rabbit” Sanchez, and Ramon Gutierrez on the tololoche, October 29
This month’s concert will feature San Antonio fiddler Belen Escobedo, accompanied by bajo sexto master “Rabbit” Sanchez, who is widely considered the top bajista in conjunto music today, and Ramon Gutierrez on the tololoche. The...
Posted on Tue Jul 28, 2015
Forty-eight German settlers living in the vicinity of Burton, Washington County, Texas organized the La Bahia Turn Verein on July 5, 1879. In the statutes they adopted that day, they declared their purpose to be physical and spiritual development of their members and the promotion of social life. The original statutes were naturally in German as that was the regular language of the...
Posted on Fri Feb 27, 2015
I am proud to announce that I have been selected as a recipient for a 2015 Community Research Grant from The Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. This fall I will work with a UT humanities faculty member and access the University's archival and library holdings to do research related to Texas music recordings. This project will help advance Texas Folklife's...
Posted on Tue Dec 16, 2014
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