(event) 5th Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Fri Dec 6, 2019 - 5:00PM to Sat Dec 7, 2019 - 11:00PM

5th Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling 

The Festival of Texas Fiddling and Texas Folklife are proud to present the 5th Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling at historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, Texas. The 2019 Festival features two days of Texas fiddling and dancing.

Texas has the most diverse array of fiddle music in the country, many of which will be represented at the Festival. These include Country, Creole, Western Swing, Texas Polish, Old Time, Tejano , and Son Huasteco.

The 5th Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling also features a symposium of scholars, musicians, and tradition bearers that will allow audience members to witness and join the conversation on the roots of Texas Fiddling and its evolution over the years. Scholars and musicians from all over the country will be in attendance.The Festival of Texas Fiddling was made possible in part by Humanities Texas, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the Center for Popular Music, Sherman and Co. Realtors, and BBR Partners

Camping is available at Twin Sisters Dance Hall with a separate ticket. It is not included in Festival admission.


2019 Performers Include:

Brian Marshall & the Texas Slavik Playboys 

Ed Poullard

David Varnado

Belen Escobedo y Panfilo's Güera

Spencer & Rains Family Band

Jason Andrew

Luke Bulla

Jack Phillips

Dan Foster

Trio Paseador Hidalguense 

Harry Bolick  

& More