Posted on Wed Oct 5, 2016
The Free-For-All Oktoberfest
A nonstop variety show featuring the accordion, presented by the Central Texas Accordion Association. Held in the Recreation Center Gymnasium. Room for dancing.
Performers include: Lori Brooke / yodeler, Larry Nickel, Rollie Revering. The Rudy-Gus Trio, M.O.V.E., Markus Baggio, Laura Niland, Joe Klaus, The Three Amigos, Chris Rybak. Also featuring a comedy skit,...
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
$10 General Admission $5 for Texas Folklife Members
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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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Posted on Fri May 13, 2016
(This event has been rescheduled for Thursday May 26th, 2016 from 7:00pm-9:00pm)
Texas Folklife House Concert Series:Las Palomitas Serranas - Female trío huastecoWith an introduction by Texas Folklife Executive Director Emeritus and Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival Advisor Cristina BalliThurs May 26th, 2016 (7pm-9pm)At the Texas Folklife HouseGeneral Admission: $10Tickets available on Brown Paper...
Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
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Posted on Sun May 8, 2016
Wow what a show! Enjoy some shots of the Big Squeeze 10th Anniversary Extravaganza Concert courtesy of David Dodd.
Thank you to all of our performers Los Morales Boyz, guests Rito Pena, Michael Ramos, Juan Longoria, Jr., Keyun Dickson and the Zydeco Masters, The All Around Czechs, The Dallas Street Ramblers, our hosts Bullock Texas State History Museum, emcees Ted Branson,...