Posted on Mon Jan 9, 2017
TEXAS FOLKLIFE 2017 HOUSE CONCERT SERIES
House Concert Series: Ramon "Rabbit" Sanchez (bajo sexto) and Lorenzo Martinez (accordion), Spring Fed Records CD Release Wed 2/22 (7pm-9pm) Texas Folklife House 1708 Houston St. Austin, TX 78756
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2793242$10 General AdmissionFREE for Texas Folklife members
This will be an evening of the best in...
Posted on Mon Oct 28, 2013
Yesterday Cristina Balli and I met up with Dust to Digital founder Lance Ledbetter at Carnitas Uruapan in San Antonio's West Side, where legendary accordionist Santiago Jimenez, Jr. plays conjunto each week. Ledbetter was in the Central Texas area for the Austin Record Convention, where he featured Dust to Digital's extensive catalogue of regional folk and traditional music...
Posted on Fri Aug 12, 2016
The various parts that make up an accordion can seem daunting upon first glance. The accordion and tuning repair shop that Master Artist Augustin “Gus” Escobar (pictured right, on the right) runs outside of his house in Schertz contains an immense array of accordions and accordion parts all throughout the workshop. As full accordions line the walls, various reeds and treble arms are organized...