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La Bahia Turn Verein Dance Hall

Forty-eight German settlers living in the vicinity of Burton, Washington County, Texas organized the La Bahia Turn Verein on July 5, 1879.  In the statutes they adopted that day, they declared their purpose to be physical and spiritual development of their members and the promotion of social life.  The original statutes were naturally in German as that was the regular language of the organizing members.  The statutes apparently were not translated into English until 1955.  Membership requir

Eastside Kings Blues Festival

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, September 13, 2015 (All day)
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

EASTSIDE KINGS FESTIVAL REMINDS AUSTIN HOW THE MUSIC GOT STARTED

26th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens Re-Cap

What a show! Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, fans and Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 26th annual Accordion Kings & Queens a wild success!  Our 2015 edition of Accordion Kings & Queens truly reflected the talent and diversity of Texas accordion music.  

Enjoy some select photos of the event courtesy of David Dodd.

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