Gigs

Gigs

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.

Space

Friday, July 21st, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Eddie and Max Zimmet entertain as a duo for happy hour at the Hyatt Marker 10 Bar, 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704.

Saturday, July 22nd, 9:00 AM. Practice session for Sunday Bluegrass Gospel Performance. Hyde Park Baptist Church.

Sunday, July 23rd, 8:30 and 11:00 AM. Sunday Bluegrass Gospel Service. Hyde Park Baptist Church. 3901 Speedway, Austin, TX 78751. Eddie plays banjo along with other music notables, Greg Jones, Cheryl Waggoner, Lenny Nichols, Rick McRae and others.

Tuesday, July 25th 3:30 to 5:30. Earl Cambell’s @ Austin’s ABIA Airport. 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719. Eddie plays banjo and guitar in a duo with Max Zimmet (guitar & mandolin)Eddie & Max.

Friday, July 28th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM. Botticelli’s, 1321 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704. The Eddie & Max Duo. No cover. 512-916-1315.

Sunday, July 30 4th, 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PMEddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos with Vance Hazen on bass and Jeff Hogan on percussion.  Inoz Brew ‘n Chew, 14004 RM 12, Wimberley, TX 78676. 512-847-6060.

Wednesday, August 2nd – Tuesday, August 8th. Eddie records and performs dates from San Francisco to San Diego. More details coming soon. Contact Eddie if you’d like to set up a private one-hour lesson (tuneman@austin.rr.com).

Sunday, August 6th, 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Point Dume Clubhouse, 29500 Heathercliff Rd., Malibu, Calif. Eddie Collins plays a set of mostly original tunes followed by Steve McPeters (fiddle and guitar) playing a set of his originals with his combo. Eddie & Steve will mix it up on a couple as well. Pot luck 5 – 6 followed by music. No cover charge. (Contributing to the band Kitty if so moved is always appreciated!) RSVP required. Email Eddie to RSVP (tuneman@austin.rr.com).

Thursday, August 10th, 6:30 – 8:30 PMNew World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St., Austin, 78751. Eddie hosts “Bluegrass Open Mic.” Pickers are welcome to join in on a song or two. 512-451-7170.

Friday, August 11th, 8:00 – 11:00 PM. Copper Top Tavern, 15912 Ranch Rd 620 N #101, Austin, TX 78717. Eddie plays his arsenal of instruments with Hot Pickin 57s. 512-394-7086.

Saturday, August 12th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with Hot Pickin 57sTexas Keeper Cider, 112521 Twin Creeks Rd, Manchaca, TX 78652. 512-910-3409.

Sunday, August 13th, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie pinch hits for Wayne Brooks with the Pine Grove Ramblers. Easton Falk (banjo), Matt Shaw (Bass) and Elise Bright (fiddle & viola). Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Friday, August 18th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Eddie and Max Zimmet entertain as a duo for happy hour at the Hyatt Marker 10 Bar, 208 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704.

Saturday, August 19th, 7:30 – 9:30 PM. The Eddie & Max duo with Eddie on banjo, mandolin and guitar and Max on guitar and mandolin, performs at The Owl Wine Bar,106 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621 No cover.

Sunday, August 20th 1:00 – 4:00 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 Katy Rose Cox on fiddle. Rain or shine. No Cover.

Friday, August 25th, 8 – 10:30 PM. New Venue! Root Cellar and Bakery, 142 N LBJ Dr, San Marcos, TX 78666. The Eddie & Max duo with Eddie on banjo, mandolin and guitar and Max on guitar and mandolin. 512-667-6120.

Saturday, August 26th, 7:30 – 10:00 PM. New Venue! Neighbor’s Kitchen & Yard, 601 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX 78602. The Hot Pickin 57s with Mike Montgomery. 512-988-7036.

Sunday, August 27th, 3:30– 4:30 PMThe Eddie & Max duo with Eddie on banjo, mandolin and guitar and Max on guitar mandolin plays for the residents at Belmont Village, 4310 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746.

Friday, September 1st, 9:00 – 11:00 PMHot Pickin 57s with Eddie, Max, Mike and Vance, return to The Pearl, 110 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644. 512-668-3100.

Saturday, September 2nd, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. It’s Eddie and the Hot Pickin 57s debut performance at Cafe Muller, 1801 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723. (512) 236‑1020

Thursday, September 14th, 6:30 – 8:30 PMNew World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St., Austin, 78751. Eddie hosts “Bluegrass Open Mic.” Pickers are welcome to join in on a song or two. Special guest will be the talented, newly-relocated Wisconsin bass player, Brad Wolbert. 512-451-7170.

Friday, September 15th, TBA. Grapevine Street Wine Festival, Grapevine, TX. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Max Zimmet & Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Max (guitar, mandolin); Rachael Hutton (fiddle) and Vance Hazen (bass).

Sunday, September 17th 1:00 – 4:00 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 Katy Rose Cox on fiddle. Rain or shine. No Cover.

Friday, September 22nd, 8:00 – 10:00 PM. Botticelli’s, 1321 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704. The Eddie & Max Duo. No cover. 512-916-1315.

Sunday, October 1st, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with  Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos with Vance Hazen on bass. Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Friday, October 6th 7:00 – 9:00 PM. New venue! The Hot Pickin’ 57s play at the 5000 Burnet Food Trailer Court. As the name implies, it’s at 5000 Burnet Rd in Austin. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle.

Saturday, October 7th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Grapevine Parks & Recreation Sunset Concert Series. Hot Pickin 57s headlines this special outdoor concert series. Free to the public at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball St, Grapevine, TX 76051. Rain or shine.

Thursday, October 12th, 6:30 – 8:30 PMNew World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St., Austin, 78751. Eddie hosts “Bluegrass Open Mic.” Pickers are welcome to join in on a song or two. 512-451-7170.

Saturday, October 14th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hot Pickin 57s with Andy Pennington on fiddle is back by popular demand! Pecan Street Brewing, 106 E Pecan Dr, Johnson City, TX 78636. No Cover. Rain or Shine.

Sunday, October 15th, 3:00 – 5:00. New! First meeting of the Central Texas Banjo Forum, Austin, TX. Alan Munde will give a presentation on the picking of Allen Shelton. Email Eddie to RSVP. (tuneman@austin.rr.com)

Friday, October 20th, 8:00 – 10:00 PM. Botticelli’s, 1321 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704. The Eddie & Max Duo. No cover. 512-916-1315.

Saturday, October 21st, 1:30 – 2:30. Prickly Pear Food & Wine Festival in Coleman, TX 76834. The Hot Pickin 57s tear it up for the Prickly Pear folks from the main stage of the festival.

Saturday, October 28th, 10:00 – 10:45 AM. Elgin HogEye Festival. Main stage, Main Street, Elgin, TX. Eddie performs with Hot Pickin 57s. Special guest Katy Rose Cox will be on fiddle.

Thursday, November 9th, 6:30 – 8:30 PMNew World Deli, 4101 Guadalupe St., Austin, 78751. Eddie hosts “Bluegrass Open Mic.” Pickers are welcome to join in on a song or two. 512-451-7170.