Vrazels' Polka Band was chosen by Texas Folklife Resources - Accordion Kings to represent traditional Texas-Czech polka music. Pat Jasper, Director of the state wide organization based in Austin, considers them to be "among the best". She also states, "Their history is really characteristic of the tradition because it is a family band and one of the few bands to use two different accordions, the button and the keyboard accordion. Their Czech repertoire is very extensive."
They have performed for the Texas Folklife Resources - Accordion Kings Festivals held in Austin, Dallas, Eagle Pass, Houston and Plano.
Their out of state performances representing Czech polka music from Texas by invitation include:
1976 - The Smithsonian Institution of American Folklife Bicentennial Celebration in Washington, D.C.
1991 - Texas Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
1992 - Barns of the Wolf Trap Foundation in Vienna, Virginia.
Tuscon, Arizona; Wichita, Kansas; Las Vegas, Nevada; a Caribbean Cruise from New Orleans, Louisiana; and an Alaskan Cruise from Vancouver, B.C.
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