TCMF 2020 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SHOWCASE PERFORMANCES.

Fifteenth annual festival schedule fills in record time.  Now accepting performers for our 15-minute showcase sets.   

TCMF15 is now accepting applications for solo acts and small acoustic groups to perform in our showcase sets (15 minutes in length) during the two weekends of the 2020 festival.  Unless otherwise requested, we will book you for TWO 15-minute sets, one hour apart. 

The showcase stage area is on the covered deck of the Central Market Cafe and the sets are performed while the patio stage transitions.

These showcase sets are just perfect for small groups and mid sized groups that require little or no sound equipment.  We will a small PA available.  If you have electric instruments, you must bring your own amps. 

Showcase performers will be booked for up to two 15-minute showcase sets.     

INSTRUCTIONS    

  1. Please check the schedule below and select up to three preferred times to perform.  If a time slot is marked TBA, it is NOT AVAILABLE at this time.
  2. Fill out a request form by clicking here.  You will receive an email acknowledging your form has been received.
  3. We will do our best to book you in one of your preferred times.  Please note that some dates and times are requested by multiple bands, so it helps to book quickly.
  4. Once you are booked, your ensemble's name will be published on THIS page.  Please check this page to make sure you're on the schedule.   No shows will not be invited back to TCMF.

All performances will be at Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar, in Austin.

And remember, EVERY performance EVERY night at EVERY venue is family friendly and FREE!

 


NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SHOWCASE SETS (15 Minutes)

(Schedule subject to change; check back often)

Friday, April 24
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm --   MoPac Traffic Jams

6:45 - 7:45pm --  Bubba Coletrane and the Train Wrecks

8:00 - 9:00pm --  Rhythm Congress

 

Saturday, April 25
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
11:00am - 12:00 -- Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, hosts of the TCMF

12:00 - 12:15pm -- Candace Hastings

12:15 - 1:15pm --  ACC Jazz Ensemble 2

1:15 - 1:30pm -- Candace Hastings

1:30 - 2:30pm -- Austin Banjo Club

2:30 - 2:45pm -- Samodivas

2:45 - 3:45pm --  Skylarks

3:45 - 4:00pm -- Samodivas

4:00 - 5:00pm -- The 512 Four

5:00 - 5:15pm -- Larry Connally

5:15 - 6:15pm --   Hill Country Community Band of Wimberley

7:00 -9:00pm -- Djembabes


Sunday, April 26
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
10:45am - 11:45 --  Piney Wood Co-Op

11:45am - 12:00pm -- Mark Kapner Klezmer

12:00 - 1:00pm --   The New Orleans Jazz Band of Austin

1:00 - 1:15pm -- Mark Kapner Klezmer

1:15 - 2:15pm --   Austin Polka Band

2:15 - 2:30pm -- Samantha Prate

2:30 - 3:30pm --  Not Past 11

3:30 - 3:45pm -- Samantha Prate

3:45 - 4:45pm --   Dixieland Accidentals

4:45 - 5:00pm -- Stephen Brown

5:00 - 6:00pm --  Band of the Hills

6:00 - 6:15pm -- Stephen Brown

6:15 - 7:15pm -- Wild Margeaux ( formerly Stray Bullets)

7:30 - 8:30 pm --  Austin Jazz Band

 

Monday, April 27
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm --   Violet Crown Flute Choir

6:45 - 7:45pm --  Chaparral Dixielanders

8:00 - 9:00pm -- Carolina Hard Core Ecstacy


Tuesday, April 28
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm --  Made in the Shade

6:45 - 7:45pm --   Blowcomotion

8:00 - 9:00pm --   Westbank Jazz Ensemble


Wednesday, April 29
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm --  Leeann Atherton

6:45 - 7:45pm --  Austin Mandolin Orchestra

8:00 - 9:00pm  -- Daivd D Stewart and The Lost Pesos


Thursday, April 30
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm --  Thursday Night Jeffersons

6:45 - 7:45pm -- Vishudolskaia Collective

8:00 - 9:00pm --   Porch Jam

 

Friday, May 1
Central Market North
(BOOKED)
5:30 - 6:30pm -- The Jolly Jankin String Band

6:45 - 7:45pm --  Brothers Grimm

8:00 - 9:00pm --  Blue Vibe


Saturday, May 2
Central Market North
(TWO SHOWCASE SETS AVAILABLE, CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)
11:00am - 12:00 --  Austin Ukestra

12:00 - 12:15pm -- Lelek Banda

12:15 - 1:15pm -- Annoying Instruments Orchestra

1:15 - 1:30pm -- Lelek Banda

1:30 - 2:30pm --   Austin Jazz Workshop

2:30 - 2:45pm --Celtic Ukelele

2:45 - 3:45pm --   Republic of Texas Big Band

3:45 - 4:00pm --

4:00 - 5:00pm --  Amboss Polka Band

5:00 - 5:15pm --

5:15 - 6:15pm --   ACC Jazz Ensemble

7:00 -9:00pm --  Extreme Heat 


Sunday, May 3
Central Market North
(TWO SHOWCASE SETS AVAILABLE, CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP)
11:00am - 12:00pm -- Waterloo Wind Band

12:00 - 12:15pm  --

12:15 - 1:15pm --  Miss Guilty

1:15 - 1:30pm --

1:30 - 2:30pm --   Austin Brassworks

2:30 - 2:45pm -- Dave Wilcoxson

2:45 - 3:45pm -- Austin Brass Band

3:45 - 4:00pm -- Dave Wilcoxson

4:00 - 5:00pm --  Armadillo Swing Band

5:00 - 5:15pm -- Woot Talley

5:15 - 6:15pm --  NAJO

6:15 - 6:30pm -- Woot Talley

6:30 - 7:30pm --  The Numbers

7:45 - 8:45pm  -- Dead Music Capital Band