COTFG is a volunteer-run arts organization supporting creative expression and counter-culture community, dedicated to diversifying Austin’s musical ecosystem. Established in the fall of 2003, we have presented over one thousand events to date including concerts, art exhibitions, workshops, film screenings and other adventurous cultural activities.



Since 2007 COTFG has been operating under nonprofit, 501(c)(3) sponsorship of Salvage Vanguard Theater.

Donations are gratefully accepted via or our donation page << here>>

If you would like to find out more about us or volunteer we can be reached via this contact form.  Click here to subscribe to the mailing list.

“Whether life is hard, people are crude, or crass materialism seems to overwhelm all other values, the purpose of music remains the same: to tell the truth and somehow imagine that people are capable of creating beauty.” -Lorenzo Thomas

COTFG is a sponsored project of the non-profit organization Salvage Vanguard Theater 501 (c)(3) and supported in part by the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division