TCMF seventeen

April 12- 21, 2024
Central Market North
Austin, Texas

The Texas Community Music Festival kicked off in Austin April 29, 2006, at Central Market North, and drew approximately 10,000 over the four days to the central Austin location, far exceeding expectations, and setting the stage for what has now become a Central Texas tradition.




Wrap it Up — I’ll Take It!

April 25, 2024

Last Chance to Swing Dance! SUNDAY APRIL 21st — 5:30pm NAJO (Nacho Average Jazz Orchestra) is an 18 piece, tight-swinging, high-energy, fun-loving big band playing jazz literature from Buddy Rich to Thad Jones. Their repertoire spans the gamut of this genre’s music, and they bring their infectious enthusiasm to every performance. From The Elephant Room to the Black Sparrow Music Parlor to KMFA, it’s always a good time for NAJOs! SUNDAY APRIL 21st —…

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And-a-one, and-a-two!

April 21, 2024

And-a-three, and-a-four…? The mid-afternoon will come out swinging with the Republic of Texas Big Band! SUNDAY APRIL 21st — 3:15pm The Republic of Texas Big Band is a collection of professional people, several of whom actually earn a living as musicians of one kind of another. It is a community band, meaning it started as a group of people who loved big band music and needed to play somewhere. This band is currently led by…

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Festival Founders

April 21, 2024

First, a band who has been here since YEAR ONE, followed by a quintet featuring both the conductor and the board president of the band who started it all; the Austin Civic Wind Ensemble! SUNDAY APRIL 21st — 12:45pm A Dixieland Jazz Band that is sure to play all of your New Orleans favorites, the Chaparral Dixielanders have been a part of the TCMF from the very beginning! The personnel may have changed over the…

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