Texas Music Pioneers Program of tours, music & refreshments.
Focus on Texas Music Pioneers Program will provide special tours of the Texas Music Pioneers Exhibit which features over sixty Texas musicians in fourteen musical genres. Learn about several of the earliest Texas musicians to contribute to the development of each the following categories of music: Blues, Classical, Conjunto, Country, Cowboy/Cowgirl, Gospel, Jazz, Orquesta, Pop, Ragtime, Rock, Soul, Tejano Vocalists, and Western Swing.
Displays include information about each musical genre, artists’ biographical information, artist memorabilia, antique recording cylinders, and 78 rpm records, antique phonographs, radios and sheet music from Texas’ two earliest publishers, and QR codes that connect to online recordings which enable visitors to enjoy these musicians’ unique sounds. Music and refreshments will be provided for this interesting and unique Program.