The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest and Concert


May 14, 2022 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Hear the best the squeezebox has to offer at this afternoon concert in the Museum's Grand Lobby.

Event Details

Watch the next generation of accordion players compete for 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 very special featured performances by polka star Alex Meixner and Dallas conjunto Los Morales. Learn more about the Big Squeeze program.

Program is FREE to the public.

About Texas Folklife

Texas Folklife is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the diverse cultures and living heritage of the Lone Star State. Since 1984, Texas Folklife has honored the cultural traditions passed down within communities across Texas and explored their importance in contemporary society. As the state-designated public folklife program of Texas, we promote cultural sustainability through our commitment to support artists, tradition bearers, and communities.

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