Texas Folklife Event
Mon Jun 15, 2020 - 3:00PM to 4:00PM
As part of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Couch Concerts Series on Facebook Live, Texas Folklife presents the Traditional Music of Texas
Texas Folklife presents traditional music genres all fronted by accordion including Conjunto, polka and Zydeco. Starting in the Rio Grande Valley with Juan Longoria, Jr. (Conjunto), moving to Central Texas with Isaak Klaus (polka) and closing with Houston's zydeco with Keyun Dickson. These three musicians were former champions of Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze accordion contest and have performed at the annual Accordion Kings & Queens Concert in Houston. Living room dancing is welcomed and encouraged! This event is in collaboration with Full Gallop.