The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest and Concert


May 11, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Hear squeezebox greats young and old at this afternoon concert in the Museum's Grand Lobby.

Event Details

Watch the next generation of accordion players compete for three grand prizes in polka, Cajun, zydeco, and conjunto accordion traditions at Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Finals and Concert.  

Big Squeeze finalists will perform before the judges and the public, followed by a showcase performance by Cedryl Ballou with The Zydeco Trendsetters and Conjunto Cats. 

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The Bullock Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support of exhibitions and programs is provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.