Program: Accordion Kings and Queens
Join Texas Folklife for a night as big as the Lone Star State, showcasing the amazing musical diversity of Texas accordion styles.
Texas Folklife’s Accordion Kings & Queens (AKQ) draws thousands annually to Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre. The event celebrates the cultural diversity of Texas by bringing communities together for an evening of roots music, featuring a variety of Texas accordion music genres.
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34th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens
Accordion Kings & Queens is back at Houston's Miller Outdoor Theatre for another incredible showcase of Lone Star Squeezebox on June 3, 2023! Learn how to reserve your free tickets now before they are available to the general public on June 2!
2023 AKQ Lineup
Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
Alex Meixner Band
2023 Big Squeeze Champions
This event is sponsored in part by the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board. Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible: Texas Commission on the Arts, The Raven Grill, and the Texas Folklife Members and Board of Directors!
Interested in sponsoring this year's show? Local and Corporate Businesses inquiring about fiscal and in-kind sponsorships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get connected to the Program Sponsorship Coordinator.
Support The Show
It takes a village to put on a show like this, and we would not be able to offer free and low-cost folk & traditional arts programming like Accordion Kings & Queens without the support of our members and donors! Please consider supporting our work in one of the following ways:
- Become a Texas Folklife Member: Our members help to support the production of AKQ as well as get to enjoy exclusive perks for the show such as early access to reserved covered seats to AKQ, complimentary raffle entries, and more! Membership fees are tax-deductible donations. Learn more about Texas Folklife Memberships here.
- Donations: Consider making a tax-deductible donation to support Texas Folklife here.
- Make an In-Kind Donation: Donate items, experiences, or gift cards to be included in future AKQ Fundraising Efforts like our annual raffle and silent auction.
- Buy TXF Merch: Purchase new Texas Folklife shirt designs! 100% of shirt profits benefit our organization. Shop our online Bonfire Store here.
We thank you in advance for your support! Please reach out to email@example.com if you have another way you would like to support our organization or the Accordion Kings & Queens show.