Local Events

Compiled by Dave Stoddard and Bill Troiano

The Austin Traditional Jazz Society presents the Mission City Hot Rhythm Cats on Sunday, April 9 at the Cap City Comedy Club, 8120 Research Blvd., 2 - 5 pm. 

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get out of the house and catch one or more of the fine traditional jazz ensembles playing in and around Austin.  Cedar Park is running its first-ever jazz festival on April 29.  This is one of many attractive events in April.



Aunt Ruby's Sweet Jazz Babies 
Mondays at Quality Seafood, 5621 Airport Blvd., 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Cats and the Canary
Sunday, April 30 at Central Market Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., 6:30 - 9 pm

The Charlie Christians
Mondays at the Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd., 9 - 9:45 pm

The Copa Kings
Friday, April 14 at the Highball, 1142 S. Lamar Blvd., 8 pm  

Saturday, April 29 at Central Market Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., 6:30 - 9 pm

Dirty River Dixie Band
Friday, April 7 for Battle of the Swing Bands at the Seekatz Opera House, 265 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, 8 pm

The Hollywood Revue
Friday, April 7 at the Highball, 1120 S. Lamar Blvd., 8 - 11 pm  

Saturday, April 22 at Central Market Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., 6:30 - 9 pm

Hot Club of Austin
Sunday, April 9 at Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd.,
(time TBA)

Hot Club of Cowtown
Sunday, April 2 at Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels,
6 - 10 pm   

Wednesday, April 5 at the Continental Club, 1315 S. Congress Ave., 6:30 - 9 pm  

Thursday, April 6 at Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, 6 - 10 pm

Hot Texas Swing  
Saturday, April 1 at Twin Sisters Dance Hall, 6720 Hwy. 281 S., Blanco, 8 - 11:55 pm  

Thursday, April 6 at Lone Star Gifts, Mercer Street, Dripping Springs, 6 - 9 pm  

Friday, April 7 at Central Market Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., 6:30 - 9 pm    

Saturday, April 8 for the Swing on the Square Festival at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio St., San Marcos, 1:30 - 3:30 pm  

Sunday, April 9 & 30 (Duo) at the Texas Hills Winery, 878 Ranch Road 2766, Johnson City, 1 - 4 pm  

Thursday, April 13 at the Highball, 1120 S. Lamar Blvd., 8 - 11 pm  

Wednesday, April 19 at Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, 6 - 10 pm   

Friday, April 21 at Ino’z Brew and Chew, 14004 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, 7 - 10 pm   

Sunday, April 23 for the Wimberely Arts Festival at Rio Bonito, Ranch Road 12, Wimberely, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Jitterbug Vipers
Fridays at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul, 2008 S. Congress Ave., 6:30 pm 

Wednesday, April 12 at the Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave.,
6 - 8 pm

Kick Butt Jazz Jam 
Tuesday, April 4 at Kickbutt Coffee, 5775 Airport Blvd.,
8 - 11 pm

Liz Morphis
Wednesday, April 19 & 26 at the Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave., 6 - 8 pm

La Grosse Tete
Saturday, April 1, (quartet) for the Reds, Whites and Brews festival at the Gin at the Hutto Co-op, 420 US 79, Hutto, 5 - 9 pm  

Thursday, April 6 for opening day before the Round Rock Express game, Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock,
6 - 7 pm  

Tuesday, April 18 for Four On The Floor at the Fed., 2312 San Gabriel St., 9:30 - 11 pm

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill - stage show
Wednesday, April 5 - Sunday, April 30 - about the life and music of Billie Holiday, at Zach Theater, 202 S. Lamar Blvd., for tickets: http://zachtheatre.org/shows/main-stage/lady-day/

New Evangeline Quartet
Tuesday, April 18 at Evangeline Cafe, 8106 Brodie, Ln., 7 - 9 pm  

New Orleans Jazz Band of Austin 
Saturday, April 29 for the Cedar Park Jazz Festival, at the Cedar Park Center, 1435 Main St., Cedar Park, 3 pm

Sahara Swingtet
Mondays at the Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd.,
10 - 11:30 pm

Sarah Sharp
Tuesday, April 18 and 25 at the Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave., 6 - 8 pm  

Scrapelli
Saturday, April 1, Brunch at the Tamale House East, 1707 E. 6th St., 11 am   

Sunday, April 2 at the Foxhole Tavern, 13995 N. Hwy. 183, 11 am - 2 pm   

Saturday, April 8 at the Buda Tavern, 116 N. Main St., Buda, 8 pm - 10:30 pm  

Silver Creek Jazz Band
Saturday, April 29 for the Cedar Park Jazz Festival, at the Cedar Park Center, 1435 Main St., Cedar Park, 3 pm  

Stanley Smith
Tuesday, April 4 and 11 at the Elephant Room, 315 Congress Ave.,
6 - 8 pm

Snorky’s Rhythm Kings
Friday, April 29 at the Russian House, 307 E. 5th St., 9 pm

Swing Shift Trio, plus 1
Friday, April 28 at Roots, 118 W. 8th St., Georgetown, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Waller Creek Vipers
Friday, April 7 for Battle of the Swing Bands at the Seekatz Opera House, 265 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, 8 pm



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Traditional Jazz in Austin and Central Texas

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