txf_logo_stackedLong Live the Accordion! Texas Folklife’s 28th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens Concert will be held in Hermann Park at Miller Outdoor Theatre on Saturday June 3rd, at 7 p.m. KPFT’s own Tony Diaz, host of Nuestra Palabra (Tuesdays 6-7 pm) will be MC’ing.

The evening features Accordion Stars and Legends including the Grammy-winning Texas Tornados with NEA Heritage Fellow Flaco Jiménez, National Medal of Arts Fellow Santiago Jiménez Jr., Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws, Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sounds, and the Moravians. It will be a night of celebrating all genres of Texas roots music. Grab your boots and dancing shoes! Be sure to pick up your free tickets at Miller Theatre the day of the event or for advance, reserved seating become a member of Texas Folklife at 512-441-9255 or www.texasfolklife.org.

Even more info on Accordion Kings and Queens at this link.

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