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Buda Beer and Polka Fest
Location: Buda City Park, 204 San Antonio St, Buda, TX 78610
On October 22nd, 2016 Buda City Park in downtown Buda will be the epicenter of Texas accordion music with the return of the Buda Beer and Polka Fest. The festival will bring together different genres of Texas music that feature the top accordion players in the state. Headlining on Saturday night will be the Texas Tornados featuring original members Augie Meyers and six-time grammy winner, Flaco Jimenez.
The Fest will feature local craft beers as well as other Texas favorites. To compliment the variety of music from Polka, Conjunto, Tex Mex, and Czech/German to Zydeco, an international food court will be set up offering Cajun, German, Mexican and, of course, Texas festival favorites.
While there, come visit Tony’s Tailgate Party. Besides catching up on the latest scores, Tony will be hosting several contests and tournaments throughout the day. Check the Tailgate section on this website for all the details.
Avoid the traffic and long lines in Austin that weekend and come to downtown Buda for your polka fix! Just south of Austin city limits and acres of free parking.
- Texas Tornados
- Santiago Jimenez Jr
- Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas
- Joe King Carrasco
- Dr. Zog
- Off The Grid Band
- Reed Meisters
General Admission is $10 in advance, and $15 cash at the door
Children 12 & under are free with an adult
Limited number of early bird VIPS $60 in advance, and if still available $75 cash at the door.
VIP Includes: Close in reserved parking, VIP souvenir pass, 1 free festival t-shirt coupon, 2 free beer tickets, Private VIP sitting area with rest rooms, Private cash bar, Comp sodas and bottled water
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Texas Tornados Headline!
Headlining the Buda Beer and Polka Fest this year is the ultimate Tex-Mex super group, Texas Tornados. Come celebrate the legacy of Texas Tornados
featuring original members, Flaco Jimenez and Augie Meyers,
Speedy Sparks, Ernie Durawa, as well as Doug Sahm’s son,
Shawn Sahm leading the crew through a high energy Tex-Mex celebration of the band’s music which honors the late Doug Sahm with a tribute to Freddy Fender as well.
You’ll hear all of your Texas Tornados’ favorites.
“Hey Baby Que Paso”, “She’s About a Mover”, “Mendocino”,
“Guacamole”, “Who Were You Thinking of”, etc.
With Flaco squeezing the box, this is a Tex-Mex party not to be missed!
The Tornado gang looks forward to seeing you Oct. 22nd in Buda, Texas!!!
8:30pm Texas Tornados
7:10pm Santiago Jimenez Jr.
5:50pm Nathan Williams and the Zydeco Cha Chas
4:30pm Joe King Carrasco
3:10pm Dr. Zog
1:50pm Reed Meisters
12:30pm Off The Grid Band
11:15am The Polka Dots (reunion)
Craft Beer Tent
Available at the Craft Beer Tent
|Live Oak: Octoberfest, Smoaktoberfest, Hefe, Pilz|
|Twisted X: Austin Lager,Later Days|
|Hops and Grain: Zoe, Pale Mosaic|
|Oasis Texas: Anti Modern, Oktoberfest|
|Solid Rock: Stout, Red Ale|
|Karbach: Love Street Kolsch|
|Independence: Austin Amber|
|Austin Eastciders: Original, Texas Honey|
|Uncle Billy’s: Lazy Day Lager|
Come visit Tonys’ Tailgate Party. Besides catching up on the latest scores, The Tonys’ will be hosting several contests and tournaments throughout the day.
Contest and Tounament Schedule
1:30pm Weiner Dog Costume Contest
2:00pm Corn Hole
4:00pm Giant Jenga
Sign up will start one hour before tournaments start.
Open play before and after each tournament.