Gigs

Gigs

Eddie plays numerous functions, including house concerts, corporate parties and weddings.

Contact Eddie if interested in having him, his duo, or Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass provide music for your event.

Space

 

Sunday, March 26th, 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.

Thursday, March 30th. 7:00 P.M. Eddie plays mandolin and guitar with Blue Country Grass. Ben Buchanan (guitar & vocals); Cara Cooke (harmonica and bass), Tom Lindsey (fiddle); Shawn Spiars (banjo). Paluxy Bluegrass Festival. 1505 NE Big Bend Trail, Glen Rose, TX 76043. 254-897-3081.

Friday, March 31st, 7:00 – 10:00 PM. Private Party, Treaty Oak Distillery, 16604 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. Eddie plays with Hot Pickin Bluegrass. Have Eddie coordinate music for your private party (tuneman@austin.rr.com)

Sunday–Wednesday, April 2nd–5th, 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Laguna Bob’s,2401 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597. Eddie & Max take their duo with Eddie on banjo, guitar and mandolin and Max on guitar and mandolin to South Padre. Jimmy Buffet move over! 956-433-5499.

Friday, April 7th 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Eddie & Max debut their duo performance at a new venue. Cafe Muller, 1801 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723. (512) 236‑1020

Saturday, April 8th, 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Private Party, Austin, TX. Eddie plays a duo with fiddle great Howard Kalish. Have Eddie coordinate music for your private party (tuneman@austin.rr.com)

Sunday, April 9th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Sunday Brunch! Eddie plays a new venue, Homespun Kitchen, 131 E. Mercer St., Dripping Springs, TX, with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance Hazen on bass, and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. No Cover.

Thursday, April 13th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. . No 2nd Thursday “Bluegrass Open Mic” this month! We’ll be back in May.

Friday, April 14th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance and Howard Kalish on fiddle. Hill’s Cafe, 4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78745. (512) 851-9300

Saturday, April 15th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance and Howard Kalish on fiddle. New Venue! Table 620, 2000 Ranch Rd 620 S, Lakeway, TX 78734. Rain or Shine.

Sunday, April 16th, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin Bluegrass. Brunch and bluegrass. Andy Pennington will be on fiddle. New venue! The Pigpen, 106 Pershing Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209. (210) 267-9136 

Friday, April 21st, 6:00 – 9:00 PMHot Pickin’ Bluegrass plays a private rehearsal dinner party. Zilker Club House, Austin, TX. contact Eddie about playing your private event (tuneman@austin.rr.com)

Saturday, April 22nd, 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, April 23rd, 12:00 – 2:00 PMStubb’s Graceland Grocery, 8600 Hwy 290 West, Austin, TX 78736. Eddie plays his arsenal of instruments with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Max Zimmet (guitar, mandolin); Mike Montgomery (fiddle) and Vance Hazen (bass). No cover. Weather permitting.

Sunday, April 23rd, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Wednesday, April 26th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with the with  Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos with Vance Hazen on bass and Jeff Tveraas on percussion. Sun City Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive
Georgetown, TX 78633. 512-948-7392. No Cover.

Sunday, April 30th, 12:00 Noon – 4:000 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos. Danny (Guitar), Jeff Hogan (percussion) and Vance Hazen (bass). Inoz Brew ‘n Chew, 14004 Ranch Rd 12, Wimberley, TX 78676. 512-847-6060.

Friday, May 5th – Sunday, May 7th. Eddie will be in Central to Northern Virginia and available for private one hour lessons. Email Eddie (eddiecollinsmusic@yahoo.com) for more info.

Tuesday, May 9th, 5:30 – 8:30 PM. Hot pickin’ Bluegrass performs at and end of the year party for the Art History Department of UT. Freedman’s, 2402 San Gabriel St., Austin, TX 78705.

Thursday, May 11th, 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, May 12th, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with the Piney Grove Ramblers. Wayne Brooks (Guitar); Elise Bright (Fiddle); Gloria Brayshaw (Bass). Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Saturday, May 13th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass with Andy Pennington on fiddle performs at a new venue: Pecan Street Brewing, 106 E Pecan Dr, Johnson City, TX 78636. No Cover.

Sunday, May 14th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Mother’s Day Brunch! Homespun Kitchen, 131 E. Mercer St., Dripping Springs, TX, with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance Hazen on bass, and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. No Cover.

Saturday, May 20th, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos. Danny (Guitar), and Vance Hazen (bass). Texas Keeper Cider, 112521 Twin Creeks Rd, Manchaca, TX 78652. (512) 910-3409.

Sunday, May 21st 1:00 – 4:00. Some of the best BBQ in Texas with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Kreuz Market, 619 N Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. Rain or shine. No Cover.

Friday, June 2nd, 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’ Bluegrass. 512-394-7086.

Saturday, June 3rd, 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Good Luck Grill, FM 973 N, Manor, TX 78653. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with the Piney Grove Ramblers. Wayne Brooks (guitar); Gloria Brayshaw (bass); Elise Bright (fiddle).

Thursday, June 8th, 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.

Sunday, June 11th, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Sunday, June 18th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Sunday Brunch! Homespun Kitchen, 131 E. Mercer St., Dripping Springs, TX, with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Eddie, Max, Vance Hazen on bass, and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. No Cover.

Sunday, June 25th, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Eddie plays banjo, guitar and mandolin with Hot Pickin Bluegrass. Brunch and bluegrass. The Pigpen, 106 Pershing Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209. (210) 267-9136 

Saturday, July 1st, 7:00 – 8:00 PMHot Pickin’ Bluegrass plays the cocktail hour of a private wedding reception at the Prospect House in Dripping Springs, TX.

Thursday, July 13th, 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, July 14, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Music on the Square Summer Concert Series. On the courthouse square, downtown Georgetown, TX. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with Danny Santos y Los Bluegrass Vatos with Vance Hazen on bass.

Sunday, July 16th 1:00 – 4:00. Some of the best BBQ in Texas with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Kreuz Market, 619 N Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. Rain or shine. No Cover.

Sunday, July 30th, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with the Piney Grove Ramblers. Wayne Brooks (Guitar); Elise Bright (Fiddle); Gloria Brayshaw (Bass). Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

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.

Sunday, August 13th, 7:00 – 9:30 PM. Eddie plays banjo, mandolin and guitar with the Piney Grove Ramblers. Wayne Brooks (Guitar); Elise Bright (Fiddle); Gloria Brayshaw (Bass). Green Mesquite BBQ, 1400 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704. 512-479-0485.

Friday, August 18th, 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’ Bluegrass. 512-394-7086.

Sunday, August 20th 1:00 – 4:00. Some of the best BBQ in Texas with Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass. Kreuz Market, 619 N Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644. Eddie, Max, Vance and Mike Montgomery on fiddle. Rain or shine. No Cover.

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.

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.

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

Saturday, October 21st, 1:30 – 2:30Prickly Pear Food & Wine Festival in Coleman, TX 76834. Hot Pickin’ Bluegrass tears 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’ Bluegrass.