Accordion Kings & Queens


Texas Folklife is proud to present the 28th 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.

Texas Tornados, with Flaco Jimenez
Santiago Jimenez Jr.
Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws
Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sounds
The Moravians

The show will also feature the 2017 winners of Texas Folklife’s acclaimed Big Squeeze statewide youth accordion contest.

Celebrate the very best of Texas Squeezebox — join Texas Folklife for Accordion Kings & Queens!




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 10:30 AM-1:00 PM. If tickets remain at 1:00 PM, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill. The shows goes on rain or shine.

Produced by Texas Folklife Resources

Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston , TX 77030

Date: June 3, 2017, 7 p.m. - June 3, 2017, 10 p.m.