Mid-Winter Festival

FEB 7, 2015 MID-WINTER FESTIVAL

Mark your 2015 calendar for a full day of performances, workshops, jamming, silent auction and more.


templogoMWF2015.jpg2015 MIDWINTER FESTIVAL 


Saturday, February 7, 2015

Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX   Doors open at 12:30 pm

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!  

PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Between the workshops, the performances and the silent auction, there is something for everyone at the AFTM Mid-Winter Festival! This festival goes on each year and is possible only by the time and effort of AFTM members and volunteers. We want to sincerely thank you in advance for donated items to the silent auction, the volunteers who help to make this event run smoothly and last but not least the musicians for being so generous with their time and expertise in their performances and workshops.

Suggested Donation at the door (no advanced ticket sales)
$25.00 - General public
$20.00 - AFTM member 
$15.00 - Student
Children 12 years old and under are free.
 

 MID-WINTER PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE CLICK HERE.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE CLICK HERE.

 
 

                         Performances 1PM - 9PM  ***  Workshops 1:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • 1:00-1:45 Lost Klezmer Ramblers

  • 2:00-2:20 Crankie show
  • 2:20-2:45 Women's singing group
  • 3:00-3:45 Ragtime Willie

  • 4:00-4:45 Double Eagle Stringband

  • 5:00-5:45 Sean Tracey and Chojo Jacques

  • 6:00-6:45 Texas Serenaders

  • 7:00-7:45 Aidan

  • 8:00-8:45 VaNa Mazi

The funds raised at the festival will go a long way towards helping AFTM to bring great live traditional music to the Austin community in 2015! Also, we look forward to getting more young people from our community involved in traditional music through our Young Musician’s Grant (deadline for applications:  Feb. 8, 2015)!

PLEASE VOLUNTEER!  

This year for the first time we are using VolunteerSpot to organize our festival volunteers.
Here's how it works: 
1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: 
   http://vols.pt/LqmH2M
2) Enter and confirm your email address, or sign in with Facebook.
3) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
4) Enter your name.
5) Enter your cell phone number (optional).
 

If you don't want to get any solicitation emails from VolunteerSpot, please uncheck the check boxes that ask if you want to receive updates or special offers. VolunteerSpot will not share your email or phone number with anyone. However, they will send you emails if you do not uncheck the box.

Please contact Kenny Tweedy at volunteer@aftm.us if you have any trouble with VolunteerSpot.


DOUGHERTY ARTS CENTER

The festival is at the Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd in Austin (map).  The Dougherty auditorium is a really sweet listening space with great sound and stadium seating so everyone can see and hear. You can move around the Center to attend workshops, get a bite to eat, bid on auction items, check out the art or just stretch your legs.  Jamming is likely and encouraged!

Hope to see you at the festival!  Email us at AFTMTexas@gmail.com if you have any questions.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!!!!

We depend on volunteers to produce our traditional music festivals. We need your help.

We're using VolunteerSpot to organize our festival volunteers this year.

Here's how it works:

  1. Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: 
  2.    http://vols.pt/LqmH2M
  3. Enter and confirm your email address, or sign in with Facebook.
  4. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  5. Enter your name.
  6. Enter your cell phone number (optional).

If you don't want to get any solicitation emails from VolunteerSpot, please uncheck the check boxes that ask if you want to receive updates or special offers. VolunteerSpot will not share your email or phone number with anyone. However, they will send you emails if you do not uncheck the box.

Please contact Kenny Tweedy at volunteer@aftm.us if you have any trouble with VolunteerSpot.

PARKING

Parking is limited at the Dougherty Arts Center so we have arranged for extra parking at the High Road on Dawson.  There's room for 100 cars at the High Road, $7.00 for the day, from 12:30 - 8 pm.  There is also parking in the Long Center for a fee.   Click here for a map.

High Road on Dawson
700 Dawson Road
Austin, TX 78704-1632
(512) 442-8535


EVENTS

2015 AFTM String Band Festival
October 16 - 18 @ Camp Ben McCullouch

 

2015 AFTM Mid-Winter Festival
February 7th @ Dougherty Arts Center

 

JOIN AFTM

Membership is open to everyone. In order to carry out its goals, AFTM needs the support of interested persons, organizations, and businesses through tax-deductible donations. But donations are not all that maintain the vitality of AFTM. More info

DONATE to AFTM

Donate and support the Austin Friends of Traditional Music! Thanks for your support!  More info


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