Posted on Tue Apr 28, 2015
Congratulations to our 2015 Big Squeeze Champions!
photos by Marcy GarriottRito Pena of San Antonio, TX - Conjunto CategoryElizabeth Kelley of Port Neches, TX - Cajun/Zydeco CategoryBrandon Hodde of Holland, TX - Polka CategoryEach winner was awarded a Hohner Corona accordion and will play at Texas Folklife's Accordion Kings & Queens concert June 6 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, TX....
Posted on Tue Sep 6, 2016
Back in the early 1990s, when Ed Poullard apprenticed under the guidance of the famous Creole fiddler Canray Fontenot, he recalls being told how important this apprenticeship would be for future generations. As Mr. Poullard remembers, “He said that when Canray’s gone, you become a torchbearer. You have to do whatever you can to bring this to others and show them what you know.” Over two decades...
Posted on Wed May 25, 2016
Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016
Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm. ALL DAY MUSIC AND FUN! We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation. This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”.
We will be raffling off...
Posted on Mon Apr 25, 2016
For more than two decades, The Little Longhorn Saloon has served as the center of Austin’s honky-tonk country music scene. Have a cold, fresh draft beer for a dollar or two. The staff is happy to be there and happy to see you. Happy Hour six-days a week and then on Sunday it’s the you-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it Chicken Sh*t Bingo (if you don’t know, seriously, Google it, and welcome to Austin)...
Posted on Thu Mar 17, 2016
Adam Ahrens Plays Cigar Box Guitars by Tomas Salas and WT Bryant 7pm-9pm Thurs 4/14 at Texas Folklife House1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756Tickets: http://texasfolklifehouse4.brownpapertickets.com/$20 General Admission$30 VIP (includes front-row seat and other goodies) (only 5 VIP seats available!)Proceeds benefit artist and Texas Folklife statewide public programs. Join us for an...
Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2015
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Posted on Fri Oct 9, 2015
Join us as we celebrate the release of Keyif, Atlas Maior's newest release, at Central Market North. Enjoy Atlas Maior's blend of world grooves, delicious food and beverages, and Central Market's family-friendly atmosphere! The group will be joined by some fabulous dancers, including the lovely Rania Kandil and representatives of Perennial Dance Company.Keyif, a Turkish concept that translates...
Posted on Sat Jul 11, 2015
This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants were guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related...
Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
2008 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704
Mon - Fri:
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun:
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Continental Club's Steve Wertheimer, proudly introduces C-Boy's Heart & Soul! The lounge features music on Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
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Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
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Texas Folklife Announces “Blues from Deep in the Heart: A Kick-off for Stories Summer Institute”Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac...