The Conjunto Conservation Society
It's that time again!
Texas Folklife announces its eighth annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age or younger. We are searching for the best young accordion players in Texas from the categories conjunto, zydeco and polka for our annual Big Squeeze contest.
The non-profit endeavors to preserve and promote Texas’s diverse cultural heritage is looking for great players in all genres of the Lone Star State’s accordion-based music,…Continue
Accordion Kings & Queens Festival
Saturday, June 1
Free and open to the public
Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030
Texas Folklife’s Accordion Kings & Queens Festival is back in town! This year featuring The Hometown Boys, Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys, the Czechoholics, and Houston’s own…Continue
Texas Folklife is return to the Big D in search of talented young squeezeboxers. A free audition will be held at the Latino Cultural Center on Sunday, March 24, starting at 3:00pm in the auditorium. Performances by 2011 champ and Dallas native Ignacio Morales and Grammy-Award winning Flaco Jimenez will follow the auditions on the plaza. So come join the fun! Reserve your spot or get more information at Texas Folklife: www.texasfolklife.org and…Continue
Texas Folklife is going back to East Texas in search of talented young squeezeboxers. A free audition will be held at Tomball German Heritage Festival on Saturday, March 23, starting at 10:00am. Then stick around afterward to experience all the great music and food the festival has to offer. So come join the fun! Reserve your spot or get more information at Texas Folklife: www.texasfolklife.org and (512)…Continue