Once again the Conjunto Heritage Taller will host the Annual Statewide Accordion Contest on Sunday, March 11th at the Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe Street, San Antonio, TX 78207.
Sponsored by Texas Folklife, the Big Squeeze is a statewide contest for accordion players 21 years of age and under. Contestants may enter in Conjunto, Polka, Cajun or Zydeco genres, and can register online or in person on the day of the event.
This year’s competition will be followed by live conjunto performances by previous statewide champion Rito Pena and conjunto legend Felipe Perez.
The showcase is free and open to the public, from 2:00 – 4:30 pm at the Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe Street. (Registration for contestants 1-2 pm) Call 210-212-8560 for more information.
For details, entry rules and entry form, GO TO: http://texasfolklife.org/bigsqueeze2018