Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – Corpus Christi
Sunday February 12, 2017 (2pm-5pm, Registration Begins at 1pm)
McDonald Public Library
4044 Greenwood Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Texas Folklife, Hacienda Records and the McDonald Public Library are pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2017 in Corpus Christi, TX will take place at the library on Sunday, February 12, 2017.
We are excited to find and showcase accordion talent! We are looking for accordion players ages 21 and under to showcase their performance abilities in three main accordion genre categories: Polka, Cajun / Zydeco and Conjunto. The Polka genre will include German, Czech, and Polish traditions. Cajun / Zydeco will include Creole, Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions. Conjunto will include Norteño and Tejano. Please contact Texas Folklife if you are unsure under which category your music falls.
All young accordionists in any of the above styles are encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for our contest. Music by Hacienda Records Artists La Kreazion & Imagen will perform after the Contest. The event will take place from 2pm-5pm, registration begins at 1pm. The event is free and open to the public.
For details, entry rules and entry form, GO TO: http://www.texasfolklife.org/bigsqueeze2017
Sponsors: Texas Folklife, Texas Music Office, Texas Polka News, Corpus Christi Public Library, Hacienda Records