Austin Parks and Recreation Department continues its Planet Music series with an afternoon of South Asian music featuring Ustad Ghulam Farid Nizami at the Asian American Resource Center on Saturday, July 12, from 7-9 p.m. Throughout his 39 year career, Nizami has become a master of Classical Indian, Ghazal, Geet, Qawwali, Bhajan, Pakistani Folk, and Sufi music. He has played for foreign dignitaries including Nelson Mandela and Queen Elizabeth II. #Austin #ATX #FreeAsian American Resource Center 8401 Cameron Road Austin, TX 78754
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 #ATXMusicGeorge Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center 1165 Angelina Street Austin, TX 78702
The South Asian New Year (Pohela Boishakh) Festival–a traditional open air cultural program featuring music, dance, and fashion from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and China–takes place on Saturday, April 14, 2012 (Rain Date: April 15) from noon to 9 p.m. at the Zilker Hillside Theater, Zilker Park, in Austin, Texas. Free and open to the public.
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 AdmissionTexas 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