City of AustinFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, Texas – The 10th Annual Kid Band Week will be held from July 18 – 22, 2016 (Monday – Friday) at Austin’s airport, and will feature a diverse group of Austin-area musicians, all ranging in age from 14 to 18. Kid Band Week has become a fun, summer tradition at Austin's airport.
All performances are scheduled from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Asleep at the Wheel Stage, located near Gate 10.
The 2016 Kid Band Week line up is:
- Monday, July 18 – Grace London (Singer, songwriter, age 16)
- Tuesday, July 19 – Annie & Kate (Classic tunes, ages 17)
- Wednesday, July 20 – Joe Camp All Stars (Jazz combo group, ages 16 – 18)
- Thursday, July 21 – Tiarra Girls (All sister girl band, ages 14 – 18)
- Friday, July 22 – Dillon Havins Band (Americana, Alternative Rock band, ages 16 – 18)
About the bands:
Grace London is an Austin native singer, songwriter, guitar player, and foot stomper. She was a showcase artist at ACL in 2013 and performed at SXSW from 2013 – 2015. This is her third Kid Band Week appearance at the airport. For more on Grace London, visit http://www.gracelondonmusic.com.
Annie & Kate are fraternal twin musicians from Round Rock, Texas. Between the two of them, the sisters are singers, songwriters and play the guitar, piano, bass, drums, percussion, ukulele, flute, clarinet, and harmonica. This is their fourth Kid Band Week appearance at the airport. For more information on Annie & Kate, visit http://www.annieandkate.com.
Joe Camp All Stars is a private music school for kids taught by Joe Morales. The band members are from Westlake High School and play instruments such as the saxophone, double bass, and electronic bass. This is their second Kid Band Week appearance at the airport.
Tiarra Girls is an all sister band from Austin. Tiffany, Sophia, and Tori are Latina singers and songwriters, who together play guitar, bass, and percussion. This is their fourth Kid Band Week appearance at the airport. For more on the Tiarra Girls, visit http://tiarragirls.squarespace.com.
Dillon Havins Band is an Americana, Alternative Rock, and Blues group from Austin. The band has performed at the Austin, Houston, and San Antonio Rodeos. Dillon Havins Band is most notable for its appearance in NBC’s America’s Got Talent as one of the top 100 acts in the US. For more information on Dillon Havins Band, visit http://www.dillonhavins.com.
Kid Band Week is made possible by the City of Austin Department of Aviation, Pepsi, Bud Light, and airport concessionaire Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services (DNC). These performances are part of 21 live music performances presented weekly at the airport at five live music venues. Regularly scheduled performances are held Mondays through Fridays at various times pending location, accessible to ticketed passengers only. See the schedule at http://www.austintexas.gov/department/music-air-0.
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