Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
Texas Folklife Youth Radio Program Releases 18 Original Stories on Austin Folklore
After a year of work in five Austin schools, Texas Folklife has released a series of 18 original youth-produced radio stories. The stories come from across the entire span of the city. They cover a diverse array of issues such as Latinx heritage, pro football careers, children’s improvised roleplaying...
Posted on Sun Jun 4, 2017
Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 28th annual Accordion Kings & Queens an incredible success!
Enjoy some select photos of the event courtesy of David Dodd.
Didn't grab a shirt at the show? Limited edition AKQ 2017 t-shirts are available on our Square marketplace store:
Posted on Mon May 22, 2017
Announcing the 4thAnnual Huapango Sin Fronteras FestivalSaturday, May 27th at the Salon Monarca Ballroom6950 US Hwy 183 Austin, TX 78719512-554-7572512-779-0475
More information coming soon!
Posted on Fri May 19, 2017
Texas Folklife presents “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session
Music by Tobias Hernandez Con Su Grupo Arribeño Lecture by Nesta Velazquez Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña
Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin, TexasPerformances by trovadores and...
Posted on Mon May 1, 2017
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Posted on Fri Apr 28, 2017
Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling! This year's event will be held on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 at Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. The festival day program includes a symposium, presentations and showcase concerts by master fiddlers from styles across Texas. The evening western swing dance features Texas favorites Bobby Flores and the Yellow...
Posted on Tue Apr 25, 2017
Due to weather, this event has been postponed until June 10th. Stay tuned for more details
The Elisabet Ney Mueum hosts its FIFTH ANNUAL NEY DAY!
When: Saturday May 20 from 12PM to 5PM.
Where: Elisabet Ney Museum
304 E 44th St.
Austin, TX 78751
Texas Folklife will be tabling at Ney Day! throughout the day....
Posted on Mon Apr 24, 2017
Texas Folklife's 2017 Big Squeeze Champions Are:Mason Nesvadba 20 Guy, TX - Polka CategoryDonovan Bourque 16 Beaumont, TX - Cajun/Zydeco CategoryLuis Gonzalez 21 Grand Prairie, TX - Conjunto CategoryEach winner was awarded a Hohner accordion, a cash prize, and will play at Texas Folklife's Accordion Kings & Queens concert June 3rd at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, TX. A...
Posted on Fri Apr 7, 2017
2nd Annual Burnet Road Block PartySaturday, September 23rd, 20172 PM – 5 PM
The Little Longhorn Saloon (outside on the lot)
5434 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756Admission is FREE with RSVP, suggested $10 donation
Join us for the 2nd Annual Burnet Road Block Party outside at The Little Longhorn Saloon on Saturday September 23rd, 2017 (2pm-5pm). We'll have a...
Posted on Fri Apr 7, 2017
Big Squeeze Brunch After PartySunday April 23rd11am-12:30PMTexas Folklife1708 Houston StAustin, TX 78756$10 general admissionFREE for Texas Folklife members (contact us for promo code) Join us at our gallery space for one more accordion jam with the 2017 Big Squeeze finalists, and to say goodbye to them and their families before they hit the road. Relax on our patio with live music, brunch food...