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  • Posted on Thu Jan 25, 2018
    The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions at Palmview High School is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in the Rio Grande Valley. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome including Conjunto, Zydeco, Cajun, Polka and more. ...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    Big Squeeze 2018 FinalsSaturday April 21, 2018 (1pm-5pm)Bullock Texas State History Museum1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 Free Admission!Texas Folklife and the Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The event is free and open to the public and will...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Corpus ChristiTexas Folklife is pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Corpus Christi at McDonald Public Library on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at McDonald Public Library is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Houston # 2Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Houston at MECA - Houston on Sunday, February 18, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at MECA - Houston is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Ennis Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our first Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Ennis at the Ennis Czech Music Festival at Sokol Hall on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at the Ennis Czech Music Festival is one of many Big Squeeze events...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   THE BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST IS BACK FOR 2018 Texas Folklife Will Search for Top Young Accordion Talent in Showcases Across the State  Grand Prize Winners will be selected in the following updated four categories: Polka Grand Prize (Age 25 and under) Cajun & Zydeco Grand...
  • Posted on Thu Dec 28, 2017
    It’s that time of the year! It's time to start squeezebox practice and time to dust off those dance moves.    We are gearing up for 2018’s round of the Big Squeeze. This is the program's 12th year.    I am glad to be back with the program again this year. There is nothing I am more passionate about in this world than Texan music, traditions and history. The preservation...
  • Posted on Thu Dec 7, 2017
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE AND THE FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING ANNOUNCE 2017 TEXAS MASTER FIDDLER AWARDSAward given to Brian Marshall of Tomball and Belen Escobedo of San Antonio  Austin, TX—December 7, 2017—Texas Folklife and The Festival of Texas Fiddling are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Texas Master Fiddler Awards. Two awards were given to master fiddlers who have carried on and lovingly...
  • Posted on Fri Nov 10, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: festivaloftexasfiddling@gmail.com Texas Folklife Presents The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling December 2, 2017 Twin Sisters Dance Hall, Blanco, Texas Austin, Texas – November 1, 2017 – The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling is a day-long event featuring showcase concerts, a symposium session, workshops, and tons of...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 4, 2017
                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com     TEXAS FOLKLIFE SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR ITS 2018...

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