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

Rainbow Turkish House Presents 9th Annual Food and Craft Fair – Sat., Dec 1


The Raindrop Turkish House presents its 9th Annual Food and Craft Fair on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in northwest Austin. Enjoy a Turkish folkdance show, an Ebru (marbling art) demonstration, live music, unique gift items, and delicious foods from all seven regions of Turkey.

Raindrop Turkish House
12400 Amherst Drive, Suite 108
Austin, TX 78727

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.

Noah’s Pudding Festival and Music Fair

Join the Raindrop Turkish House in celebrating the rich heritage of Turkey at the Noah’s Pudding Festival and Music Fair on Saturday, December 10, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m, in northwest Austin.  Festivities include children’s activities, demonstrations, live music, and crafts for all ages.  Turkish handicrafts, including traditional jewelry, clothing, textiles, ceramics, and pottery will be available for holiday shopping.  Delicious Turkish cuisine will also be available, including kabobs, desserts, baklava, doner sandwiches, and more.  Free admission and free bowls of Noah’s Pudding.

Noah’s Pudding Festival in the Mediterranean celebrates life with the preparation and sharing of this traditional dessert made from grains, nuts, and fruit.  The various food ingredients and sharing symbolize how people from different backgrounds can peacefully co-exist.

Raindrop Turkish House
12400 Amherst Drive
Austin, TX 78727