Program: Big Squeeze
Celebrating 17 seasons in 2023, The Big Squeeze is Texas Folklife's statewide contest for youth accordion players to showcase their performance abilities in any Texas genre: polka, zydeco, conjunto, Tejano, Cajun, and more!
The Big Squeeze is a statewide contest for youth accordion players to showcase their performance abilities in any Texas genre: polka, zydeco, conjunto, Tejano, Cajun, and more!
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2023 Big Squeeze
The Big Squeeze is in Full-Swing! Visit the Official Big Squeeze 2023 page for the latest updates!
2023 Big Squeeze
The Big Squeeze 2023 is supported by Texas Folklife Board Members, Members across the State, and Hohner, Inc. Grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts, H-E-B, Texas Music Office, the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board, and Rancho Alegre Radio. Additional support is provided by regional partners including zydecoevents.com, Texas Polka News, La Joya Independent School District, Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District, Roma Independent School District, Museum of South Texas History, Conjunto Heritage Taller, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Bullock Texas State History Museum, The City of Edinburg, and other community partners and stakeholders dedicated to the preservation and continuation of the accordion tradition.
The Big Squeeze offers a variety of opportunities for individuals and organizations to become sponsors of this distinguished program. For more information on becoming a Big Squeeze Sponsor, please email email@example.com or call 512-441-9255.
Support The Show
We rely on community members like yourself to help produce this statewide program! If you enjoy The Big Squeeze and other Texas Folklife Programs, please consider supporting our work in one of the following ways:
- Become a Texas Folklife Member: Our members help to support the production of The Big Squeeze as well as get to enjoy exclusive perks! 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have another way you would like to support our organization or The Big Squeeze.