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  • Posted on Tue Apr 24, 2018
    Media Advisory April 21, 2018 The 2018 Big Squeeze Winners   Crowned today at the Bullock Texas History Museum Grand Prize Winners:   Polka: Peter Gresser, age 13, from Weatherford Cajun & Zydeco: Steven Williams, age 14, from Humble Conjunto: Melenie Lissette Gonzalez, age 17, from Rio Grande City Anthony Ortiz Jr. Conjunto Prize: Jesus F. Venegas, age 21, from Brownsville...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 24, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND POSTER ATTACHED MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                              ...
  • Posted on Mon Apr 23, 2018
    The #BigSqueeze2018 winners are: Conjunto 18-21 Anthony Ortiz Jr prize: Jesus Venegas Conjunto 17 under: Melanie GonzalezPolka: Peter GresserCajun/Zydeco: Steven Williams Thank you to all of our contestants, the judges decisions were very hard, every player was exceptional. Texas Folklife's goal is to encourage young accordion players to carry on these vital traditions, we...
  • Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2018
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  • Posted on Wed Apr 18, 2018
    Texas Folklife presents 2018 “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session  Featuring Live Music by Las Palomitas SerranasPresentation by Musician and Teacher Nesta Velazquez  and Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña  Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin,...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 29THANNUAL ACCORDION KINGS & QUEENS CONCERTFree Concert to be held at Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, June 2 Featuring 2017 NEA Heritage Fellow Eva Ybarra, Keyun Dickson & The Zydeco Masters, Jesse Lége& Bayou Brew, Czech...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 10, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   THE 2018 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT Announcing the 2018 Big Squeeze Statewide Accordion Contest Finalists  Grand Prize Winners will be selected at Finals and Free Concert to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 21   Austin, Texas...
  • Posted on Sun Apr 8, 2018
    THE 2018 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT Announcing the 2018 Big Squeeze Statewide Accordion Contest Finalists  Grand Prize Winners will be selected at Finals and Free Concert to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 21  The judges’ decisions are in! Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the names of the finalists for this year’s Big Squeeze Accordion...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 29, 2018
    Texas Folklife’s Big Squeeze Statewide Youth Accordion Contest By Charlie Lockwood, Executive Director clockwood@texasfolklife.org 512-441-9255 www.texasfolklife.org Texas Folklife’s Big Squeeze Statewide Youth Accordion Contest is concluding its 12th year with the Big Squeeze Finals and Concert on Saturday April 21st at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin.  Since 2007,...
  • Posted on Tue Mar 27, 2018
      A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Big Squeeze Statewide Accordion Contest!   We tried something new with this year's extended ages in the Polka Category and in dividing the Conjunto Category into two age categories. And...we are proud to say it was an overwhelming success! Among all the music categories, we saw 47 Big Squeeze Contestants from the 9 cities,...

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