Brass Band and Workshop
in Austin TX

Honk! 2023 Day 1

Central Machine Works 4824 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX

This is it! The big one! Honk!TX 2023 opens this year on Friday night at Central Machine Works.  Blowcomotion's set is at 7:25. Come for the whole evening and see a great lineup of Honk! bands! Full schedule is at


Honk! 2023 Day 2

Mueller Lake Park 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX

Day 2 is really the first full day of Honk!TX. This is a can't-miss, don't-want-to-miss, wouldn't-miss, gotta-go, if you live in, near or are visiting Austin, this is really the essential thing you gotta get to. It will be epic! Blowcomotion plays 2 sets, at 1pm and 4pm. See all the bands at


Honk! 2023 Day 3

Pan Am Neighborhood Park 2100 East 3rd St, Austin, TX

We wrap up Honk! with another full day of family friendly fantastic fun!

Hot Rod Saturday at Top Notch

Top Notch Hamburgers hosts a hot rod show every first Saturday and always has a live band play. They've invited Blowcomotion to play the May show this year. If you've never been, this place is classic Austin (it was even featured in the movie Dazed and Confused) and the food is really good, especially for […]

Texas Community Music Festival

Central Market North 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas

Blowcomotion plays the TCMF again this year! Come early on Sunday to hear all of the great bands scheduled this year.

Blow-Out at Flamingo Cantina

Flamingo Cantina 515 East 6th Street, Austin, TX

Flamingo Cantina presents live in concert featuring Blowcomotion, Rat King Cole, Bexar Brass. Join us as we welcome 2 amazing bands from San Antonio! Blowcomotion will be starting on 6th Street, in front of the Flamingo, at 9pm. Join us and then head inside for a Ska/Jazz/Funk/Soul/Latin/Street Brass Band Blowout! us up on DO512! […]


Blowco Under the Oaks

Under the Oaks Jonestown, TX

We return for our 3rd performance at this favorite spot. Join us for great music and food! Heidi is going to make Frito Pie. She says "Back in the day, the Woolworth's on the square in Santa Fe was famous for their Frito Pie.  I've got their recipe.  Come and give it a try."Limited to […]


Blowco’s 5th Birthday Party!

Kenny Dorham's Backyard 1106 E. 11th St., Austin, TX

Blowcomotion is celebrating 5 years as Austin's one and only community brass band! We're throwing a big party at Kenny Dorham's Backyard for all ages to celebrate our fifth year of building community by helping people unlock or reignite their skills as musicians here in Austin. We're thrilled to have 3 amazing Austin brass bands […]


Violet Crown Octoberfest!

Brentwood Neighborhood Park 6710 Arroyo Seco, Austin, Texas

Beer, Brats, and Blowcomotion! Your favorite Community Learning Brass Band is playing the 4th annual Violet Crown Oktoberfest! Our set is at 2:30pm. Come early for all the great entertainment, food, fun, and of course - beer!