Polkapocalypse 2017

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 12:00PM to 5:30PM

The Elizabeth Ney Museum and Texas Folklife Present


The FOURTH First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is once again upon us! Four awesome Polka bands will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Ukranian, Polish, Gypsy, and Norteno sounds! 

Address:   Elizabeth Ney Museum

                   304 E 44th St.

                   Austin, TX 78751


NOON - 5:30 PM

For more information, visit our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/666955553506120/

This year, an addition: A COSTUME CONTEST! Details coming soon!

Noon: Austin's Conjunto Los Pinkys!
1:15: San Antonio's Belen y Tocayo!
2:30 Wimberley's Erik Hokkanen and The Polka Playboys! 
3:45 Denton's Grammy Award (TM) winning Brave Combo! 

POLKAPOCALYPSE! is produced by the Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife, with support from Texas Commission on the Arts . The Elisabet Ney Museum is a part of Austin Parks and Recreation Department - Arts and Parks

Some FAQs:
Yes: Admission is FREE! 
Yes: There will be a dance floor. 
Yes: Bring the family and a picnic and chairs if you wish. It's totally family friendly. 
es, the weather looks terrific. If we need to change (which seems very unlikely) we will announce by Friday afternoon. 
Yes: There will be food, drinks and ices available and there are lots of restaurants and convenience stores within a couple of hundred yards of the museum if you don't find what you need here! Coolers are totally allowed, beer alas is not. Bring a shirt and get it printed on site! 
Yes: Parking is available at the Hyde Park Christian Church about 1/8 of a mile east of us on 45th street. There's also the Fresh Plus parking lot at 43rd & Ave G. Please be kind to our residential neighbors. Better yet, BIKE OR BUS! There are SEVEN Capitol Metro bus lines that stop within a 1/4 mile of here! Opa!

Also note: The City of Austin is proud to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please call (512) 974-6700