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Big Squeeze 2016 Re-Cap

Wow what a show! Enjoy some shots of the Big Squeeze 10th Anniversary Extravaganza Concert courtesy of David Dodd.  

Thank you to all of our performers Los Morales Boyz, guests Rito Pena, Michael Ramos, Juan Longoria, Jr., Keyun Dickson and the Zydeco Masters, The All Around Czechs, The Dallas Street Ramblers, our hosts Bullock Texas State History Museum, emcees Ted Branson, Frank Cuellar, Piper Lemoine of Rancho Alegre Radio Under the X in Texas, KOOP Radio, our awardees Don Chilo Garza, Rudy Lopez of Conjunto Heritage Taller, Sarah Rucker, Cristina Balli, Marc Fort at Texas Music Office, Texas Commission on the Arts, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Hohner Accordions, Rollie Revering and the Central Texas Accordion Association, Austin Chronicle, Sheree Scarborough, and the Texas Folklife team, staff, board members, volunteers, family and friends. Stay tuned for news about Big Squeeze 2017!  

Also, check out coverage from the Austin-American Statesman 

KUTX interview and performance with 2015 Big Squeeze conjunto champion Rito Pena

KUTX video of Rito Pena and Hunter Chavez

The Big Squeeze is supported by Hohner, Inc., and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts, the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board, the Houston Endowment, and The Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation.   Additional support provided by the Texas Music Office and Central Texas Accordion Association.  This project is funded in part by The City of Austin through the Economic Development Dept./Cultural Arts Division believing an investment in the arts is an investment in Austin’s future, Visit