Texas Folklife is proud to present the 29th annual Accordion Kings & Queens! Come out for an evening of dancing and roots music, featuring the best of Texas accordion music genres, including conjunto, polka, country western, zydeco, and Cajun.
Volunteers are needed at the Texas Folklife information and merchandise tables. Great opportunity to help out a Texas folk and traditional arts organization during a one-of-a-kind event!
Volunteers will receive an Accordion Kings & Queens T-shirt for volunteering (2 hours minimum).
Texas Folklife is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to presenting and preserving the diverse cultures and living heritage of the Lone Star State. Since 1984, Texas Folklife has honored the cultural traditions passed down within communities, explored their importance in contemporary society, and celebrated them by providing accessible and joyful arts experiences.Texas Folklife also produces programs throughout the state that bring Texas traditions to life for new generations, including: Performances, Community Residencies, Exhibitions, Education programs & Curriculum Materials, Apprenticeships, and Radio and television projects.
For more information, join us at our website: http://texasfolklife.org/event/akq2018
Texas Folklife Presents:
29th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens
Saturday June 2nd, 2018
Miller Outdoor Theatre - Houston, TX
Eva Ybarra - 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellowship Winner
Keyun Dickson & The Zydeco Masters
Jesse Lege & Bayou Brew
Czech & Then Some
plus the #BigSqueeze2018 winners
Texas Folklife is proud to present the 29th annual Accordion Kings & Queens! Come out for an evening of dancing and roots music, featuring the best of Texas accordion music genres, including conjunto, polka, zydeco, and Cajun. Pick up your FREE assigned tickets at Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre the day of the event. For advance assigned seating, become a member of Texas Folklife by visiting http://www.texasfolklife.org/info/membership or calling 512-441-9255.
This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.
Texas Folklife Assigned Ticket Info:
Texas Folklife assigned tickets will end at 12:00noon on Saturday June 2nd.
Become a member or renew your annual membership before 12:00noon on June 2nd to received assigned covered seating for Accordion Kings & Queens 2018 at Houston's Miller Outdoor Theatre!
Student/ Senior $25 - 2 AKQ Tickets
Individual $35 - 2 AKQ Tickets
Family Membership $60 - 4 AKQ Tickets
Folklife Friend Membership $100 - 6 AKQ Tickets
Folklife Hero Membership $250 - 8 AKQ Tickets
Folklife Legend Membership $500 or more - 10 AKQ Tickets
Tickets will be available at Texas Folklife info table will call the day of the show,Saturday June 2nd, beginning at 5:00pm. Your seats will be held until 6:55pm, then released if not claimed.
Accordion Kings & Queens is supported in part by the Board and Members of Texas Folklife, the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Texas Polka News, Hohner, Inc., a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art, the Raven Grill, KPFT, and the Houston Press. Additional support is provided by South Central Music Source and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- 2 Hour Minimum