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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


Thank You for Your Support! Amplify Austin 2015

Thanks to your support Texas Folklife raised $6,351 in 24 hours during Ampilfy Austin 2015!  We received over 100 donations from supporters across the country.  In addition to the generous donations we received, many of our supporters and community and educational partners did a great job of spreading the word.

Grisham Middle School 2014-2015 Finished Audio Pieces

Enjoy the finished audio stories by youth producers at Grisham Middle School during the 2014-15 school year. For this project in collaboration with "Stories from Deep in the Heart," students documented a wide range of folklife traditions, such as Norwegian and German family recipes in the U.S., the lives of community musicians and poets, and the artisan soap-making process.

Big Squeeze Showcase @ Jefferson County Singles Club, Nederland, TX .

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 19:00 to 23:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife presents the last chance to try out for the Big Squeeze Accordion Showcase of 2015, in Nederland TX., at Jefferson County Singles Club, located at 7601 Green Ave. We are searching for the best age 21 and under accordion players in Texas. The emphasis for this showcase is on Cajun, but any young accordionist in any style is encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for our contest.

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam & Fared Shafinury Live in Austin, TX

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 20:00 to 22:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Come witness a masterful display of Sufi inspired dance/choreography and music with Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam & Fared Shafinury. The show will feature reknown vocalist Lou Lou Ghelichkhani and other masterful artists. 

*Wine and champagne will be available