Resources

Musicians in Austin

Austin, the self-professed “Live Music Capital of the World,” is home to an amazing number of folk musicians and bands. Check out a partial list below:

1001 Nights Orchestra – Music from the Middle East and the Balkans

AIO – Engaging music from all over the world

Austin Friends of Traditional Music

Fiddlisa & Friends – A captivating ensemble with a diverse ethnic repertoire

Kolorash – An outstanding group of musicians specializing in music of Hungary, Romania, and the Balkans

Mundi Ensemble – Folk, classical, folk rock

Slavadillo – International dance music and song

UT Middle East Ensemble

Don Weeda, accordionist – In-demand musician who plays in too many ensembles to count…

Texas Folk Resources

  • International Folk Culture Center (IFCC) – Promotes friendship, unity and mental and physical fitness through music and dance.
  • Texas Cultural & Arts Network (TCAnet) – TCAnet houses a host of information on arts and culture. It uses a virtual village theme with separate buildings for organizing content. TCAnet was two years in development and houses one of the largest arts & cultural collections on the Internet. Original content can be found amongst a huge collection of external links. TCAnet is a service of the Texas Commission on the Arts.
  • Texas Folklife Resources
  • The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio

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