Eddie plays numerous functions, including house concerts, corporate parties and weddings.
Contact Eddie if interested in having him, his duo, or the Hot Pickin 57s provide music for your event.
Wednesday, December 12th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Eddie & Max entertain as a duo for customer and staff appreciation day at Zmmet Vein & Dermatology, 1500 W 34th St, Austin, TX 78703.
Thursday, December 13th. No “Bluegrass Open Mic.” We’ll resume in January, 2019.
Friday, December 14th, 12:00 noon – 1:00. Eddie performs a Christmas program for the monthly meeting of the Retired Officers Wives Club, Balcones Woods Country Club, 8600 Balcones Club Drive, Austin, TX 78750
Friday, December 14th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Back by popular demand! The Hot Pickin 57s play at the Westgate Central Market, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin TX 78745
Sunday, December 16th, 12:30 – 3:30 PM. Some of the best BBQ in Texas with Hot Pickin 57s. Kreuz Market, 619 N Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike. Rain or shine. No Cover.
Friday, January 4th, 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Back by popular demand! The Eddie & Max duo with Eddie on banjo, mandolin and guitar and Max on guitar and mandolin give a concert at the Lake Travis Public Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Lakeway, TX 78734
Thursday, January 10th, 7:00 9:00 PM. The monthly Bluegrass Open Mic fires back up with host Eddie Collins. Special guest will be slide master Jeff Plankenhorn (Dobro, guitar), who has played with Joe Ely and Ray Wylie Hubbard, as well as fronting his own band. Pickers are invited to stop by and pick a song or two. New World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751. 512-451-7170.
Saturday, January 26th, 7:30– 9:30 PM. The Eddie & Max duo with Eddie on banjo, mandolin and guitar and Max on guitar mandolin plays for the residents at The Owl Wine Bar, 106 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621
Friday, February 1st, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. The Eddie & Max duo plays at the Marker 10 Bar in the Hyatt Regency, 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704.
Thursday, February 14th, 7:00 9:00 PM. Eddie hosts the monthly Bluegrass Open Mic! Pickers are invited to stop by and pick a song or two. Bring your sweetheart and celebrate Valentine’s Day with bluegrass songs of death and tragedy! New World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751. 512-451-7170.
Friday, February 15th – Sunday, February 17th. Hill Country Winter Acoustic Jam Camp, Kerrville, TX. Cancelled for Winter, 2019.
Sunday, March 3rd, 3:00 – 5:00 PM. Eddie Collins 19th Annual Student Recital. This special event is only available to students and members of their immediate family and close friends. New World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St Austin, 78751.
Friday, March 8th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM. Back by popular demand! Black Sparrow Music Parlor,113 W 2nd St, Taylor, TX 76574. 512-804-9626. Great artists’ listening experience. Eddie plays banjo and guitar in a duo with Max Zimmet (guitar & mandolin). Eddie & Max. No cover.
Thursday, March 14th, 7:00 9:00 PM. Eddie’s sometimes annual 39th Birthday Bash! Eddie picks tunes alongside many great musicians who have performed with him over his long career. In lieu of tips, we’ll be accepting donations on behalf of the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). New World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751. 512-451-7170.