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Big Squeeze 2023 Conjunto Semi-FInals

Location: Promenade Park Amphitheater (201 W McIntyre St, Edinburg, TX 78541)

The Big Squeeze 2023

Edinburg Music Fest 2023



Texas Folklife is proud to partner with the Museum of South Texas History and the City of Edinburg to present the 2023 Big Squeeze Conjunto Semi-Final! Watch Conjunto Category Semi-Finalists audition for the 2023 Big Squeeze Accordion Finals in Austin this May! Special performance by Grupo Azido! This event is in collaboration with the Edinburg Music Festival


The Big Squeeze Conjunto Semi-Finals will be emceed by Veronique Medrano.

2023 Big Squeeze Conjunto Semifinalists:
16 and Under Age Category
Adiel Emmanuel Vazquez, Pasadena
Chelsea Campos, San Benito
Christian Zapata, Mission
Ethan Torres, Los Fresnos
Giovani Guerrero, Mission
Jayden Bucio, Crosby
Roberto Martinez III, Edcouch
Ruby Acosta, Houston

17-21 Age Category
Angel Guerra, Mission
Daniel Hernandez, Mission
Eligio Martinez, San Benito
Gilberto Treviño, Palmview

Event Schedule (Subject to Change)

2:00 PM  Contest Starts

2:10 PM 16 and Under Contestants Perform

3:35 PM 17-21 Contestants Perform

4:05 PM Special Performance from a past Big Squeeze Winner

4:25 PM Grupo Azido Performs

5:05 PM Finalists Announced

6:00 PM Edinburg Music Fest Begins


More on The Big Squeeze and how to audition at


The 2023 Big Squeeze is supported in part by the generosity of H-E-B, a Squeezebox Legend Sponsor, who has contributed to worthy causes throughout Texas and Mexico for 115 years. We are also grateful to the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board for their long-time support. This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Texas Music Office, Office of the Governor, as well as contributions from Hohner Accordions, Texas Commission on the Arts, City of Edinburg, the Bullock Museum, the Museum of South Texas History, and other regional partners.


Interested in sponsoring The Big Squeeze? Please contact for more information.