Past AFTM Events

April-May 2018

John Lilly - House Concert May 27, 7pm

john-lilly.jpgJohn Lilly is a singer, guitarist, mandolin player, songwriter, yodeler and storyteller from Charleston, West Virginia. He is a former member of the Green Grass Cloggers dance team, a former member of the old-time string band Ralph Blizard and the New Southern Ramblers, and a former tour guide at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. John writes new songs that sound as old as the hills and sings old songs like they were made yesterday. According to one reviewer, “If Hank Williams had a sunny disposition, he’d be John Lilly.”

Suggested donation is $15.

For location, reservation or additional information, contact Elise  at

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Barn Dance - May 11, 7:45pm to 10pm
With Clara and the Last Stringband, Caller Sharon Isaac

barn-dance.jpgLife in the City, 205 E. Monroe Street, Austin

No partner? No experience? No problem!

Admission $10 or $5 with student ID

Volunteers are needed, contact

Marla Fibish - Irish Mandolin, April 15marla-fibish.jpg

Workshop: 2pm to 4pm, Admission $35, Call 512-452-3900
Concert:  7:30, Admission $15

Fiddler's Green Music Shop
1809 West 35th Street, Austin

Marla Fibish, one of the prominent voices on the mandolin in Irish music, presents a workshop and concert  in the barn behind Fiddlers Green Music Shop.  The workshop will discuss the skills needed for playing Irish music on the mandolin and explore phrasing, ornamentation and variations.

Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones House Concerterin-carl-600.jpg
March 25th, 2018

Concert: 7:30 pm. Doors open at 7pm. Seating limited! Contact Elise Bright ( to reserve your seats.

Admission: $15 general. Directions provided after you reserve your seats. Optional: bring a snack to share or byob. Bring your instrument for jamming after!

Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones, old-time musicians and inspired tunesmiths from Galax, Virginia, present southern song-duets and fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo tunes. While rooted in the traditional sounds of older players, they stay true to their own muse by composing new, tradition-rooted music.

For more information about Carl and Erynn visit