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AKQ Silent Auction and Benefit 2022

Location: Axelrad Beer Garden (1517 Alabama St, Houston, TX 77004)

Tickets: This is a ticketed event. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

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Accordion Kings & Queens is back for its 33rd year! Celebrate this historic cultural event by joining Texas Folklife at Axelrad Beer Garden for a fun afternoon of drinks and accordion music featuring a performance by Houston Band GoatLeather in support of AKQ! This event is fun for the whole family! 

Your ticket, auction bids, and donations will directly benefit our free concert later this summer. Thank you for your support!

The silent auction open for online bidding NOW on 32Auctions! Bidding will close at 5:30 PM Central Time on May 21, 2022. There will be special pop-up live items only available at the event.

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3:30 PM - Check-in Starts (Pick up drink tickets)
4:00 PM - Silent Auction in-person bids start and Lite Bites Served
4:10 PM - 4:45 PM - GoatLeather Set I
4:45 - 5:15 PM - Intermission
5:15 - 5:45 PM - GoatLeather Set II
5:30 PM - Auction Ends

6:00 PM - Final Remarks


Accordion Kings & Queens

Join us for the 33rd Annual Accordion Kings & Queens on June 4th, 2022!

Learn more about Accordion Kings & Queens and Texas Folklife’s other programs at Texas Folklife is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

AKQ 2022


This event is made possible by the generous support of Axelrad Beer Garden. Additional support for the Accordion Kings and Queens Silent Auction and Benefit is made possible by Community Sponsor Courtney Harmon and Texas Folklife board members Linda Ho Peche and Lisa Marie Avendano.


The items from this auction have been generously donated by businesses from across Texas and beyond. Thank you to this year's auction sponsors: The Goff Financial GroupTotal Wine & More, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Nice Winery, Al's Handmade Boots, The Artz, Phoenicia Specialty Foods, Momentum Indoor Climbing Gym, Taste of Texas, Java Pura, Houston Zoo, Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Downtown Austin, Kendra Scott, Eagle Hand Carwash & Detail, Tenfold Coffee, Tiff's Treats, Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Alley Theatre, Loro, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream, Asia Society, Gerber Kawaski Wealth & Investment Management, Loro, Casa Ramirez, Texas Rangers, Astros Foundation, and Bronca.