Posted on Fri Mar 18, 2016
**Houston-area Weather Update**Friday 6/3/16 2:40pm The show will go on rain or shine, but please check back here or on Texas Folkilfe Facebook and Twitter for updates
Texas Folklife Presents: 27th Annual Accordion Kings & QueensSaturday June 4th, 2016Miller Outdoor Theatre - Houston, TX
Featuring:David Lee Garza and Friends, with David Farias and Berna Rodriguez of Las Fenix...
Posted on Thu Oct 16, 2014
(En español abajo) We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of “Los Camaroneros de Ojo de Agua”, a música de jarana album of elder musicians from Ojo de Agua, Veracruz, Mexico. These musicians have shared their music and spirit and shown tremendous dedication to maintaining the fandango tradition in their town. This jarana raffle will help us complete the album production.Through a...
Posted on Tue Jun 10, 2014
Thanks to everyone that joined us at our 25th annual Accordion Kings and Queens concert. What a great night with great music and fun! Here is a photo recap by the one and only David Dodd.
Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
2017 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF)
2017 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print)
Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeship in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of traditional arts in Texas by providing up to $1,500 awards to master artists to train apprentices. This award will compensate the master artist for his or her time and training; a...
Posted on Tue Sep 27, 2016
TEXAS FOLKLIFE FALL 2016 HOUSE CONCERT SERIES
Bob Hoffnar Plays Pedal Steel Guitar, with Janie Cowan (Upright Bass) on October 26th, 2016
WHEN: October 26th, 2016 (7pm-9pm)
WHERE: Texas Folklife House
1708 Houston St.
Austin, TX 78756
Posted on Tue Sep 6, 2016
Back in the early 1990s, when Ed Poullard apprenticed under the guidance of the famous Creole fiddler Canray Fontenot, he recalls being told how important this apprenticeship would be for future generations. As Mr. Poullard remembers, “He said that when Canray’s gone, you become a torchbearer. You have to do whatever you can to bring this to others and show them what you know.” Over two decades...
Posted on Mon Jun 6, 2016
Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 27th annual Accordion Kings & Queens a smashing success! Despite heavy downpours and flooding in the Houston-area in the weeks and days leading up to the event, the skies cleared by the afternoon and we had some fabulous weather for the show. Czech Melody...
Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
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May 24, 2016
Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854
Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents
Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña
Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas
WHO: Huapango Sin...
Posted on Wed May 25, 2016
Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016
Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm. ALL DAY MUSIC AND FUN! We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation. This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”.
We will be raffling off...
Posted on Mon May 16, 2016
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