Brass Band and Workshop
in Austin TX


  • We’re Back!
    Full In-Person Rehearsals Resume On the first Tuesday in June, we met as a full band in person for the first time in about 14 months, at Patterson Park in Austin. It was a thrill just to be able to see each other’s faces somewhere other than Zoom – and to actually hear each other […]
  • Spring 2021 Newsletter
    BLUEBONNET SEASON     APRIL 2021 It’s the Blowcomotion Newsletter!  Announcements and Class Updates – JOIN US!! Good News!!! We are so happy to tell you that several of our sections are starting to meet in person! The sectionals are being held outside, socially distanced, and with masks on when not playing. Each sectional is […]
  • ADAPT OF Texas Fun Run
    How to raise money for Blowcomotion from the comfort of your home! by Beverly Larkin ADAPT of Texas has been very generous to host us during the inclement and cold weather months  in previous years- and one way we can give back, and help Blowcomotion at the same time is to participate in the ADAPT […]
  • Help support Austin’s only brass band festival — March 4 – 5, 2021!
    A message from Honk!TX A year ago, we were preparing for the tenth edition of our well-loved, free festival. When COVID-19 changed our plans, we continued working to support our local musicians and planning for the day we can all come together and celebrate the joy of live community band performances again. We’re still working […]
  • Blowcomotion January 2021 Newsletter
    WINTER (!)   JANUARY 2021 It’s the Blowcomotion Newsletter!  Do You Vaccinate? We hope so! We look forward to a time when we can play together — in person — and we think the only way we can do that is if musicians get vaccinated! We want to hear from you on this important subject […]
  • Blowcomotion in Honk! United
    Honk! United starts Monday October 5 at 7 p.m.  and goes to Sunday morning October 11.  The full schedule is on their website: Blowcomotion will be in the 2 hour slot dedicated to Honk!TX, on Saturday, October 10 from 5 to 7pm (central time). Don’t miss our epic contribution! In addition to performances – […]