2017 marks KMFA's 50th year of playing classical music in Austin! Our yearlong celebration will begin with a Block Party on January 29th at Fair Market. This will be a free, community-wide event for all Austinites to enjoy live classical music, engage with KMFA's history as Austin's only independent classical radio station--and celebrate its future as the voice of the Austin arts community.
The Block Party will include a live broadcast by KMFA announcers, a line-up of prominent classical music acts, food trucks including Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar, Red White And QUE and Texas Chili Queens, free beer on tap from 4th Tap Brewing Co-op and cupcakes from Central Market, yard games, an impromptu kazoo symphony, and much more!
The Music Lineup:
12 pm: Pre-Broadcast Performance by Austin Soundwaves
1 pm: - Live Broadcast Begins -
Kazoo Symphony conducted by Maestro Peter Bay
Chorus Austin Youth Chorus
2 pm: Mother Falcon
3 pm: Graham Reynolds, Liz Cass, and Paul Sanchez
*Please plan to get to the party on time--the cupcakes and other supplies might go fast!
Parking: There will be free parking available across the street from the venue in the dirt lot between the I-35 Frontage Road and Waller Street.
RSVP now on Facebook to let us know you're coming!
- Date: January 29, 2017
- Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- Venue: Fair Market
- Cost: Free
- Phone: 5124765632
- Name: KMFA Classical 89.5
The 50th Birthday Block Party is sponsored by Volvo Cars of Austin.
Other sponsors include: Amurica TX, Austin Chronicle, Central Market,Costco, Estes Audiology Hearing Center Austin, 4th Tap Brewing Co-op,North Loop Sign & Graphics Shop, Renewal by Andersen of Austin, Violins Etc., and Whataburger.
- Address: 1100 E 5th St
- City: Austin
- State: TX
- Zip: 78702