TCMF XII opens big!

TCMF XII opens big!

Austin — The Twelfth Annual Texas Community Music Festival celebrated its downbeat Friday night at Central Market in Austin with a program as diverse in musical style as TCMF itself.

The evening began with a jazz set by the Art and Candy Quartet, followed by indie rock band Claiming Neptune, who were making their third straight appearance at TCMF.

Friday night culminated with a classical brass band concert by the Austin Brass Band, who has performed in every Texas Community Music Festival since the beginning, 11 years ago.

TCMF continues Saturday at 11 am with the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, founders and hosts of TCMF, and will present a full day of music for all tastes.

Family friendly and free for all!  Come out to Central Market North and join us!

Here’s some video from Friday night’s performance by the Austin Brass Band.

TCMF XII kicks off April 21

TCMF XII kicks off April 21

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The Todd Sloan will be at TCMF XII. Will you?

Austin — The Twelfth Annual Texas Community Music Festival officially kicks off Friday, April 21, at Central Market North.

Once again, TCMF will spotlight a wide variety of musical groups, from individual performers to concert bands of 70 or more.  And once again, TCMF is brought to you by the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, graciously hosted by H-E-B Central Market and sponsored by ACWE, Ms. Kat’s Music and Movement and Westbank String Shop.

Check our schedule page for the complete lineup for this year’s festival.  If you’re playing, please make sure to read the player’s page, and make sure you share this information with all of your players, families and fans!

Be sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and bring your whole family out to Central Market for 10 super days of super music, great food and drink and that special “only in Austin” vibe that TCMF personifies.

And remember, rain or shine, the music’s gonna be fine!