Texas Folk music traces its roots straight back to the Czech immigrants who brought Polka to Texas in the mid-nineteenth century. Come on a musical journey with musician and folklorist Frances Barton as she tells stories of the songs that fill Texas dance halls and drinking establishments as well as outdoor church picnics and festivals to this day.
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If you’d like to experience Texas folk music, including the style featured in this talk, join us for The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest and Concert at the Museum on May 14.
High Noon Talks highlight interesting and often untold topics through a casual lunch-time lecture.
Program is FREE to the public. Learn more and register here.