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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • 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 Apr 19, 2018
    2018 APPRENTICESHIPS SHOWCASE AT TEXAS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL! JUNE 9TH UTSA INSTITUTE OF TEXAN CULTURES SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS   For the 48th Annual Texas Folklife Festival, Texas Folklife has organized a showcase that both aims to highlight the diverse traditions the organization has supported this year, as well as demonstrate the continuation of these traditions through the performance of 2018...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
    The career of Texas style fiddler Valerie Ryals is a demonstration in firsts. As one of the first women to compete in Texas fiddling championships during a time when men dominated, Ms. Ryals won her first Junior World Championship at age 13, setting the stage for a series of distinguished accolades throughout her career. In addition to being the first and only lady fiddler inducted into the Texas...
  • Posted on Wed Jul 23, 2014
     TEXAS FOLKLIFE AND TEXAS DANCE HALL PRESERVATION, INC. PRESENT “FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING”  Saturday, December 6, 2014 Noon to 11:30 pm Twin Sisters Dance Hall Blanco, TX Multicultural Texas fiddle extravaganza with WORKSHOPS by TX fiddle masters Brian Marshall (Texas Polish), Ed Poullard (Cajun), and Howard Raines (old time)   SHOWCASES by  Mia Orosco (TX contest...