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Reel Times Fall 2019
The Fall 2019 - String Band Festival - edition of the Reel Times newsletter is here. This issue includes feature articles on festival performers and plenty more!
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AFTM Meeting and Jam - January 5, 2019
The AFTM Monthy Meeting and Jam is held on every second Sunday at Batch on 3220 Manor Road. Meeting at 12:30 pm – Jam to follow at 2:00 pm. Bring your own folding chair.
WEEKEND MUSIC CAMP
Friday-Sunday Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
10 hours of instruction, all meals, snacks and beverages (coffee/tea), great teachers, house concert, small classes, jamming with staff, delicious food and a whole lot of fun!
Upcoming Concerts and Events
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Kids in a New Groove
Kids in a new groove (KING) combines the power of mentoring with music instruction by providing private, in-home, music instruction to Central Texas youth in foster care.
Volunteers are needed! Apply here.
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Scholarship: Swannanoa Old-Time Music and Dance Week - July 2020
AFTM offers an annual scholarship to a young musician, singer or dancer (30 years old or younger) to attend the Swannanoa Old-Time Music and Dance Week at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina.Watch for more information and think about applying for 2019.
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Jam Sessions and Song Circles
New Location for Rio Rita Jam
The long time home of the jam, Rio Rita Lounge, is no longer available, but the jam continues on! Big thanks to the Aristocrat Lounge for giving the jam a new home, at least temporarily, just in our hour of need.
The jam continues every Tuesday at 7:30 until late, All skill levels are welcome. The tunes are still raging and the drinks are still cold. And a food truck can be found in the back. Come by and check it out!
Aristocrat Lounge, 6507 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 7875
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