Big Squeeze 2018Statewide Youth Accordion ContestSchedule, Contest Rules and Entry Form
So, YOU want to participate in the Big Squeeze 2018?
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***Accordionists can enter by performing two songs at any of the below showcases where they will be videotaped by Texas Folklife OR they can submit a video entry digitally, by mail or e-mail. They do not have to do both,...
Save the Date!2018 Big Squeeze Contest Finals & Concert will be held at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum on Saturday April 21st in the Lone Star Plaza
More details, contest rules and entry form coming soon!
[Photo included: Big Squeeze Champs 2017 (from left to right): Luis Gonzalez, Donovan Bourque, and Mason Nesvadba, Photograph by David L. Dodd, Courtesy Texas Folklife]
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TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2017 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST GRAND PRIZE...
Texas Folklife's 2017 Big Squeeze Champions Are:Mason Nesvadba 20 Guy, TX - Polka CategoryDonovan Bourque 16 Beaumont, TX - Cajun/Zydeco CategoryLuis Gonzalez 21 Grand Prairie, TX - Conjunto CategoryEach winner was awarded a Hohner accordion, a cash prize, and will play at Texas Folklife's Accordion Kings & Queens concert June 3rd at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, TX. A...
Big Squeeze Brunch After PartySunday April 23rd11am-12:30PMTexas Folklife1708 Houston StAustin, TX 78756$10 general admissionFREE for Texas Folklife members (contact us for promo code) Join us at our gallery space for one more accordion jam with the 2017 Big Squeeze finalists, and to say goodbye to them and their families before they hit the road. Relax on our patio with live music, brunch food...
Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – La JoyaSaturday February 11, 2017
(11am Registration, Show: 12-1pm)
La Joya High School
604 Coyote Dr, La Joya, TX 78560
Texas Folklife and La Joya High School are pleased to announce that our second Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2017 will take place at La Joya High School's Alejandro "Alex" H. Saenz Performing Arts Center on...
Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – Los FresnosSaturday February 4, 2017 (2pm-4pm)Los Fresnos High School Cafetorium907 N Arroyo Blvd, Los Fresnos, TX 78566
1pm: Registration Opens
2pm: Show Start w/ Opening Remarks
215pm: Auditions Begin
After Auditions: 30 minute set by Conjunto Halcon
Texas Folklife and Los Fresnos High School are pleased to announce that our first Big Squeeze...