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The Big Squeeze Youth Accordion Showcase
The Big Squeeze is a statewide contest for accordion players ages 21 and under to showcase their performance abilities in any genre of music: polka, zydeco, conjunto, Tejano, Cajun, and more!
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  • Posted on Thu Jan 25, 2018
    The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions at Palmview High School is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in the Rio Grande Valley. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome including Conjunto, Zydeco, Cajun, Polka and more. ...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    Big Squeeze 2018 FinalsSaturday April 21, 2018 (1pm-5pm)Bullock Texas State History Museum1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 Free Admission!Texas Folklife and the Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The event is free and open to the public and will...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Corpus ChristiTexas Folklife is pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Corpus Christi at McDonald Public Library on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at McDonald Public Library is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Houston # 2Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Houston at MECA - Houston on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at MECA - Houston is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Houston #1The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at Cafe 4212 is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in Houston. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Dallas Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our second Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Dallas at the Pleasant Grove Branch Library on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at Pleasant Grove Branch Library is one of many Big Squeeze events across...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Ennis Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our first Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Ennis at the Ennis Czech Music Festival at Sokol Hall on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at the Ennis Czech Music Festival is one of many Big Squeeze events...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 16, 2018
    OUTREACH: How You Can Help The Big Squeeze in 2018!   As in years past, the program has identified a couple of areas you can help in 2018! 1. Help us recruit young accordion players!   Once our application opens, help us spread the word about our program to every young accordion player in your community.  We need entrants who are passionate about the accordion and music. Some...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 16, 2018
      Interested in Sponsoring the Big Squeeze? Big Squeeze Sponsorship Packet  The Big Squeeze program and showcase events are partnerships with local businesses, art galleries, record labels, non-profit arts organizations, local public school districts, and universities.  We will work with your organization's budget. But, we are also accepting major sponsorships beginning at $5,...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   THE BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST IS BACK FOR 2018 Texas Folklife Will Search for Top Young Accordion Talent in Showcases Across the State  Grand Prize Winners will be selected in the following updated four categories: Polka Grand Prize (Age 25 and under) Cajun & Zydeco Grand...

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