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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


Stories Fall 2014...And We're off!

 This Fall the Stories Team has put its equipment and audio skills into the hands and hearts of two classrooms on the east side of Austin! 

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division 2015 FY Sponsorships

The FY 2015 grants from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Divison have rolled in and it's finally time to reveal the projects sponsored by their grants. Texas Folklife is dedicated to music, education, and traditional culture all around Texas and here are a few of the programs we'll be bringing you in the coming year.

The Accordion Jamboree

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 15:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event


The Central Accordion Association and the Elgin SPJST present "The Accordion Jamboree" on Sunday, Oct 26th at 3:00 pm. The Jamboree will shocase accordion music of many different styles and genres. There will be five groups of musicians ranging from solo artists to full bands of seven or eight. Each set will be thirty five minutes. The genres range from Czech music to Chicago style dance music to big band sounds and country. This event is for dancing! All the music will be danceable and the blend of sounds means that there'll be something for everyone.