[8/3] Preview: El Tule & Bachaco at The Sahara Lounge

The Sahara Lounge, formerly TC’s Lounge, will be host to a great night of Latin music tonight. Two bands whose sounds compliment each other take the stage for your dancing pleasure. In addition to the live music offerings, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy food from The Smokehouse BBQ trailer.

Austin-based El Tule opens the night. Don’t let their guero frontman John Dell mislead you into thinking you are at the wrong show when you see him. Dell sings in Spanish and his milticultural group of backing musicians bring the fusion of reggae, cumbia, rock and salsa together as well as anyone. Currently El Tule are working on their new album Volumen III. El Tule perform at 10 p.m.

Bachaco, the night’s headliners, come to Austin all the way from Miami, Florida. Currently on their “Feeling Good Summer Tour,” Bachaco is known for being a great live act. Their music combines elements of reggae, dancehall and ska with South American style cumbia. Bachaco take the stage at midnight.

The Sahara Lounge is located at 1413 Webberville Rd. Doors open at 9 p.m. 21+ welcome. $7 cover. $5 BBQ plates available.

Austin Vida Staff

Entertainment and culture in Texas, with a Latino twist.

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