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.




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 Kent…

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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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The Final Day! Come On Down!

April 21, 2024

Sunday, April 21st is the FINAL day of TCMFseventeen! If you’ve been meaning to drop by for a set or two, this is your last chance until next spring! SUNDAY APRIL 21st — 10:15am The all-volunteer Waterloo Wind Band originated as the Dripping Springs Concert Band. That group disbanded in the fall of 2011 due to rehearsal space issues, but quickly re-formed in South Austin, which proved to be more accessible to area musicians. The…

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