Spring Concert Wrap up!
Thank you to everyone who came out and braved the cold at the Threadgill’s showcase! There was a vast variety of performances from recorder groups to rock bands who kept the audience warm with their fiery melodies!
Here’s a video with clips from the event:
Spring Concert at Threadgill’s 2018!
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beyond the Grade Student Showcase at Threadgill’s on April 7th, 2018! Music starts at 2:30 PM – 6 :30 PM. Stay tuned for more details.
With special guest SaulPaul, A Musician with A Message – Entertaining, Inspiring and Empowering
Sponsored by the City of Austin Cultural Arts DivisionMusic starts at 2:30 PM and goes through 7 :30 PM.
“This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.”
At 2:30, Colombian multi-instrumentalist, band leader and vocalist JAIME OSPINA will open the show.
The Beyond the Grade student groups will then perform, with participation from SaulPaul.
After our student performances, SaulPaul, A Musician with A Message, will play a set of his Entertaining, Inspiring and Empowering material.
To end our night, Izzy’s Ghosts aka The Ghosts will play her music to honor her memory and life.
Izzy Cox was a singer/song writer whom many called the “Vodoobilly Jazz Queen”. She left a music family bonded with love and respect for one another, who honor her legacy by performing her songs and raising funds for HAAM, an organization to which Miss Izzy Cox was passionately thankful.
With door prizes from Yeti Coolers and others. Please join us!
Spring Concert 2017 Wrap UP
April 15 2017- 2nd Annual BtG Student Showcase was a huge success! Thanks in large part for a grant from the City of Austin cultural arts division.
30 students performed on the main stage at the legendary Threadgill’s Armadillo Headquarters.
Special thanks to the band, Tasty Face, and all the guest performers.
Congrats and thanks to our silent auction winners!
Featuring Beyond the Grade Student Bands from Palm, Blazier, IDEA Allan Berkman, Elementary; Mendez and Paredes Middle, and Akins High school.
Tasty Face, featuring Papa Mali and Angelo Moore of Fishbone. Band also included Queen Delphine, Marcus Jones (Erykah Badu) and Artha Meadors.