Celebrate Celtic music, history and heritage at the 3rd Annual Sherwood Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games, Sept 21-22, 2013, from 10 a.m. to Dusk (rain or shine) at Sherwood Forest Faire (35 miles east of Austin). Enjoy Celtic-influenced music (traditional and modern), Highland Games, arts and crafts, dancing competitions, bagpipe competitions, an archery contest and more. Admission.Sherwood Forest Faire 1883 Old Hwy. 20 McDade, TX 78650
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
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 Admission. Park 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.
Saturday, June 9th
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chinese Traditional and Fusion Music and Dance – Austin 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
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 ZoumountchiThe 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.
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 Austin1883 Old Hwy 20 McDade, Texas 78650
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