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  • 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...
  • Posted on Fri Aug 18, 2017
                                                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                    ...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 27, 2017
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  • Posted on Thu Jun 15, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $73,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide    Austin, Texas...
  • 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 Wed May 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES MAJOR AWARD FROM THE GRAMMY MUSEUM® One of Fourteen Recipients Nationwide and only Texas Recipient Grant will be used for Archival Preservation Austin, Texas – May 16, 2017 – Texas Folklife has received a $20,000 award from the GRAMMY Museum® Grant Program. The grant...

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