Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Houston at MECA - Houston on Sunday, February 18, 2018.
The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at MECA - Houston is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in Houston. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome including Conjunto, Zydeco, Cajun, Polka and more.
We are excited to find and showcase accordion talent! The emphasis for this showcase is CONJUNTO. Conjunto will include Norteño and Tejano. The Polka genre will include German, Czech, and Polish traditions. Cajun / Zydeco will include Creole, Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions. Please contact Texas Folklife if you are unsure under which category your music falls. [Organizer's description]