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  • Posted on Mon Jan 12, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES 2015 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION THROWDOWN Our ninth annual competition invites young Texas players to showcase their talent and compete for one of three Big Squeeze Grand Prize Winners. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected in each category: Czech/German/PolishPolka; Cajun/Creole/Zydeco; Conjunto/Tejano/Norteño    Austin, Texas – January 12, 2015 – Texas...
  • 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 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 Apr 28, 2015
    Congratulations to our 2015 Big Squeeze Champions! photos by Marcy GarriottRito Pena of San Antonio, TX - Conjunto CategoryElizabeth Kelley of Port Neches, TX - Cajun/Zydeco CategoryBrandon Hodde of Holland, TX - Polka CategoryEach winner was awarded a Hohner Corona accordion and will play at Texas Folklife's Accordion Kings & Queens concert June 6 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, TX....
  • Posted on Thu Apr 23, 2015
    Sephardic Crossroads 2015 Here is the info:https://www.facebook.com/events/1577605105857542/ Ticket link for Agudas April 30th 7-9pm:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1555908 Ticket link for south central sanctuary at Community of Christ:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1555984 *** On April 30th-May 2nd, Michelle Alany & the Memoriana Collective will be presenting a 3-day...
  • Posted on Fri Apr 3, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2015 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALISTS Free Concert and Playoffs to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 25 Three Grand Prize Winners will be selected in each category: Polka, Cajun Zydeco, and Conjunto     The judges’ decisions are in! Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the names of the finalists for this year’s Big Squeeze...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
    Texas Folklife presents our 5th Big Squeeze Showcase of 2015, in Corpus Cristi, TX, located at 4404 Greenwood Dr.  We are searching for the best age 21 and under accordion players in Texas. The emphasis for this showcase is on Conjunto, but any young accordionist that play in any style is encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for our contest. Click the Big Squeeze...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
    Texas Folklife presents our fourth Big Squeeze Showcase of 2015, in Los Fresnos, TX., located at 907 N. Arroyo Blvd. We are searching for the best age 21 and under accordion players in Texas. The emphasis for this showcase is on Conjunto, but any young accordionist in any style is encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for our contest. Click the Big Squeeze Button at the top...

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