STAY SAFE AND We'LL SEE YOU IN 2021!

TCMF 2020 IS CANCELLED.  PLEASE READ AND SHARE

As summer wears on, COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Texas and Austin extends its stay-at-home order, we are sad to announce that the 2020 Texas Community Music Festival will not take place this August as previously rescheduled. This is not the future that any of us hoped to confront, but our main focus remains the safety and well-being of our musicians, festival goers, Central Market patrons and everyone involved in the festival.

Although Central Market will begin to slowly phase in limited live music this month, the prospect of a 10-day festival featuring bands as large as 80 musicians and thousands of festival goers will simply not be practical or physically possible in a few short weeks, despite our desperate hopes that it would be.

After 15 years, a year without TCMF is hard for us to fathom, but we have every intention of returning in 2021. Though we have yet to discuss the date, we will aim to stage TCMF 2020 (+1) around the time in April as we always have. We can’t wait to be together at Central Market again when it is safe for everyone.

All performers currently signed up and confirmed for the rescheduled festival will be given first right of refusal when we open TCMF 2020 (+1) for booking. Until then, be safe, be smart and know that we’re thinking about all of you!

Love for our community,

Herb Holland
Kat Brotherton
Todd Sloan

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By Texas Community Music Festival | December 1, 2018

Austin — Bands and performers wishing to appear in the 14th Annual Texas Community Music Festival, April 26-May 5, 2019, may now apply to be part of the festival. All performances will be held at Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., in Austin.  As always, all performances will be family friendly and free admission.…

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NEWS FLASH! TCMF 14 DATES SET! SCHEDULE TO OPEN SOON.

By Texas Community Music Festival | November 28, 2018

Austin — The FOURTEENTH Annual Texas Community Music Festival will be held Friday April 26 through May 5, 2019 at Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., in Austin. SCHEDULE WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR APPLICATION SOON.  PLEASE STAND BY AND CHECK BACK OFTEN. If you are not on our mailing list, please subscribe NOW…

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THANK YOU TEXAS FOR ANOTHER INCREDIBLE TCMF!

By Texas Community Music Festival | May 2, 2018

Austin —  The Thirteenth Annual Texas Community Music Festival is now in the books.  And what an incredible festival it was, from the festival downbeat with Boss Street Brass Band on Friday April 20, through the final “death rattle” Sunday, April 29, with the Dead Music Capital Band. Please take some time and look through…

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By Texas Community Music Festival | April 29, 2018

Austin —  The Thirteenth Annual Texas Community Music Festival ends today with a full program of community music, culminating at 7:45 with the sixth appearance of Austin’s lovable zombie marching band, Dead Music Capital Band. The final weekend of the festival has been a smashing success, before huge crowds and under sunny skies! Music lovers…

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Highlights from TCMF14