Sherwood Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games | McDade, Texas | Sept 21-22

Sherwood Celtic Music Festival

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


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

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