SXSW 2014 | Guero’s International Showcase | March 14


 SXSW 2014 Guero's International Showcase

Guero’s International Showcase curated by Dave Dart of Dart Music International features bands from Brazil, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, Norway, South Africa, South Korea and Texas.  Friday, March 14 | 2-8 p.m. | #FREE #Austin #ATX #SXSW

Guero’s Taco Bar
1412 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704


International Music Festival Celebrates Diverse Cultures of Austin | Sept 7-8

Texas Music Museum 3rd Annual International Festival Sept 2013 Schedule

The Texas Music Museum presents the Third Annual International Music Festival celebrating the diverse cultures of Austin with FREE live entertainment and music from around the world. September 7-8, 2013 | Noon to 7 p.m. | George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | #Free #Austin #ATX #ATXMusic

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702

MIKE SILVER @ Things Celtic | Sunday, June 16

Things CelticThings Celtic features music by Mike Silver, Sunday, June 16, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. Mike is visiting Austin from Launceston, Cornwall. “Mike Silver has been writing and playing music for more than 30 years, enjoying success throughout the UK and various territories around the world.” FREE show. All ages welcome.

Things Celtic
1806 West 35th Street
Austin, TX 78703

Authentic British Pub Opens in Westgate Central Market During London Olympic Games

Image Credit: Jane Fischer, Austin Business Journal

Westgate Central Market has opened an in-store British pub called The Local in celebration of the summer Olympic Games.  Enjoy British-style food created by Executive Chef John Maxwell and classic U.K. drinks while watching the Olympics on a television screen.  Through August 12, Noon to 8 p.m.

Westgate Central Market
4477 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 899-4300

Austin Music and Culture Festival

Celebrate the many diverse cultures of Austin at the Music and Culture Festival, June 9-10, 2012, at The Utopia Theater, School of Social Work Building, UT Austin.  Saturday performances include Chinese traditional and fusion music and dance, Indian subcontinent traditional music, music from the British Isles, and Russian folk music.  Sunday’s lineup includes Czech music and folk songs, Middle Eastern world music, Latin and South American music, and African traditional music.  (See complete schedule below.)  Free AdmissionPark Free in Lot #12 on Martin Luther King between Trinity and San Jacinto, and walk one block north to the Social Work Building on San Jacinto Blvd.

Image Credit: Austin Chinese Arts Association

Saturday, June 9th

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chinese Traditional and Fusion Music and DanceAustin Chinese Arts Association

1:45 – 3:00 p.m. Indian Subcontinent (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh) Traditional Music featuring Ustad Amzad Rahman and Company

3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and English Music featuring The Blue Buckskin Winchers

4:45 – 6:00 p.m. Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and Balkan Music featuring The Flying Balalaika Brothers

Image Credit: The Flying Balalaika Brothers

Sunday, June 10th

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Czech Music and Folk Songs featuring The Czech Melody Masters and the Austin Happy Czech Singers

1:45 – 3:00 p.m. Middle Eastern World Music (Turkey, Iraq, and Iran) featuring Atash

3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Latin and South American Music (Puerto Rico, Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, and Ecuador) featuring Zafra with Javier Jara

4:45 – 6:00 p.m. African Traditional Music featuring Zoumountchi

The Utopia Theater, School of Social Work Building
The University of Texas at Austin
1925 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78712


The Music and Culture Festival is presented by the Texas Music Museum and co-sponsored by the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin.  This project is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division.

Sherwood Forest Faire Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Experience the music, games, and artistry of the Celtic Nations (Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Ireland, and England) at the Sherwood Forest Faire Celtic Festival and Highland Games.  The festival includes over 100 performances per day across 20 performance spaces, 110 merchant booths, Celtic bands, competitive Scottish heavy athletics (Caber Toss, Stone Put, Hammer Throw), Irish dancing, history lectures, a harpist circle, family clans, bagpipe competitions, hand-made arts and crafts, and eats and ales.  Admission.

September 24–25, 2011
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day (Rain or Shine)
Located 35 miles east of Austin
1883 Old Hwy 20
McDade, Texas 78650


Texas Music Festival

Texas Music Festival

Celebrating the Music of Many of the Diverse Cultures in Austin

Every Sunday in June and July  from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Free Admission

 Texas Music Museum
1009 E. 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78702


June 5     Chinese Traditional and Fusion Music

June 12     West African Traditional Music

June 19     Latin and South American Music

June 26     German Traditional Music

July 3     Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and English Music

July 10     Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, and Balkan Music

July 17     Czech Music

July 24     Indian Subcontinent Traditional Music (India, Pakistan, and     Bangladesh)

July 31     Native American Music and Mexican Music