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Zydeco 101: Dance Basics & History with “the Zydeco Queen” Mona Wilson

On-Demand Access to this Workshop is available exclusively to Texas Folklife Members!



Dust off your dancing boots for an exciting Zydeco Dance Workshop to get you ready for the 32nd Annual Accordion Kings & Queens! Join this virtual workshop for an opportunity to learn the basics of Zydeco Dance from the Queen herself, Mona Wilson.

During this event, Mona will share lessons from her world-renowned Zydeco Dance Instructional DVD to teach basic steps to zydeco dance and share some of the history around the tradition as well.



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Tickets are free for Texas Folklife Members at any level (members at the Folklife Friend level or higher will receive a recording of the workshop as well). You should have received a code to claim your free ticket over email. Please reach out to if you have any questions. To take advantage of these perks plus other exciting AKQ-Exclusive Perks, please visit to become a member today!

Purchasing a Texas Folklife Membership will also grant you access to an exclusive Member Exclusive AKQ Tune-Up Happy Hour at the Saint Arnold Brewery in Houston on October 23rd.

If you are not a Texas Folklife Member, we ask that you please donate what you can with a suggested donation of at least $5 per attendee to participate. If you are able to donate more than the suggested minimum, we ask you please consider sponsoring a virtual dance partner to attend by contributing higher than the suggested donation!


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Make sure to mark your calendar for the 32nd Annual Accordion Kings & Queens taking place in-person at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston and virtually on Facebook on November 6th. RSVP for AKQ at


We can’t wait to see you at the zydeco party!


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