Posted on Tue Jun 26, 2018
Photo Credit: David Dodd
Luis GonzalezGrand Prairie, Texas
Luis Gonzalez was the Conjunto Grand Prize Winner for the 2017 edition of the Big Squeeze.
Luis grew up listening to Tejano and Norteño music. With the support of his family, Gonzalez plans on playing for as long as he can because it brings joy to him as well as to those who listen.
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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 Tue Jul 24, 2018
The 2018-2020 touring performances focus on the talented young champions of Texas Folklife's "Big Squeeze" statewide accordion contest, exemplifying the unique musical traditions of Texas: Cajun, zydeco, conjunto/Tejano and polka. Artists included in the current roster: Keyun Dickson & the Zydeco Masters, the Dallas Street Ramblers (Elizabeth Kelly and Donovan Bourque), Nachito Morales...