Programs & Events

SOUNDS OF THE WESTThe Briscoe Western Art Museum debuts its newest program Sounds of the West: Music Salon Series. From popular standards of the past to the diverse melodic traditions of our region, this series highlights the musical arts of the American West in an intimate gallery setting.
Admission is FREE. Come early as seating is limited.


Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 3:00pm
Settling the West in American Popular Songs
Music scholar Michael Lasser presents a dynamic program with Alan Jones (pianist and vocalist) and Cindy Miller (vocalist) showcasing popular songs about the West from the late 19th to the middle of the 20th centuries.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 6:30pm
Conjunto Meets Country Western
Eva Ybarra the undisputed Queen of the Accordion showcases the convergence of two genres: Conjunto and Country Western. Enjoy an intimate performance with this masterful musician.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 6:30pm
The Texas Woman, Her Heritage in Song
Ruth Friedberg (pianist and lecturer) and Flicka Rahn (soprano) explore diverse musical traditions—Native American, Spanish, Mexican, Latino, French, German—that showcase women in song from this region. Held in conjunction with National Women’s History Month.

san antonio song eva ybarra cowgirls