Texas Music Museum’s 9th International Music Festival was a well attended success!
TEXAS MUSIC MUSEUM’S 9th International Music Festival was presented at, and in collaboration with, the GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MUSEUM, CULTURAL, AND GENEALOGY CENTER, 1165 Angelina Street, Austin on Saturday Sept. 7, from 12:30 – 5:15 pm & Sunday Sept., 2019 from 12:30 – 6:15 pm. As it has in the previous 8 annual festivals, the 9th International Music Festivl featured diverse and accomplished Texas artists who performed authentic international–specific song, music and dance to promote appreciation of music and traditions from many cultures that are now part of the Austin and Texas ethnic fabric, including Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Indian sub-continent, Latin/Central/South Americas, and the Middle East.
View photographs and narrative by Jay Janner, who covered the Festival for the American Statesman, who posted these on their news site on September 8, 2019 and an article and two of the photos in the Metro Section of the September 9, 2019 edition of the American Statesman newspaper. http://https://www.statesman.com/photogallery/TX/20190908/NEWS/908009996/PH/1
View coverage of the Festival reported by the Chronicle at https://www.austinchronicle.com/events/music/2019-09-07/ and https://www.austinchronicle.com/events/music/2019-09-08/
Videos and photos of the 2019 Festival, taken by a Texas Music Museum volunteers will soon be added here.
The video clip below highlights some of the performances of 2018 festival.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department