Austin Ticket Giveaway: George Lopez at Bass Concert Hall

Comedian George Lopez is bringing his new “Listen to My Face Tour” to Austin for one night at the… [more]

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Austin Ticket Giveaway: Dengue Dengue Dengue! at Empire Control Room & Garage

If Dengue Dengue Dengue’s unique take on Peruvian cumbia filtered through psychedelic techno and dancehall… [more]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Dengue Dengue Dengue! at Empire Control Room & Garage Austin Ticket Giveaway: Dengue Dengue Dengue! at Empire Control Room & Garage

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Los Lobos & Los Lonely Boys at ACL Live

On Friday, Apr. 10, East L.A. legends Los Lobos and Texas' own Los Lonely Boys will be performing a co-headlining… [more]

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Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn

Monterrey, Mexico music icon and producer Toy Selectah and Camilo Lara, more popularly known as Mexican… [more]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn

Interview: QUITAPENAS made SXSW a little more tro-pi-cal

The music of tropical Afro-Latin band QUITAPENAS is here to take all your worries away, which is exactly… [more]

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[5/2] Preview: Son De Rey album release party at Spider House Ballroom

Saturday, May 2, Austin’s own Son De Rey will be celebrating the official release of their debut album Ojos Azules at Spider House Ballroom. The event will feature a supporting performance by cumbia-fusion band Como Las Movies and an opening set from Oh Antonio + His Imaginary Friends. The Ojos Azules album was produced and […]

[5/1] Preview: Cilantro Boombox Day Celebration at The Sahara Lounge

Friday, May 1, Austin-based Cilantro Boombox are celebrating the day the City of Austin proclaimed May 1 (2014) as “Cilantro Boombox Day” with a party at The Sahara Lounge. They’ve invited DJ Mahealani and Macaxeira Funk to join them. Cilantro Boombox are a perfect electronic marriage of Latin and Afrobeat, which translates into an epic […]

[5/1] Preview: Michael Salgado at Tejano Ranch

Friday May 1, Tejano Ranch welcomes superstar Michael Salgado back to the stage. Fans will get a taste of Ramon Ayala-inspired, Norteño-flavored Tejano, courtesy of the San Antonio superstar nicknamed “El Zurdo de Oro.” Probably best known for his 1995 hit, “Cruz de Madera,” Salgado’s music appeals to Tejano and Norteño fans alike, much like […]

[4/25] Preview: Big Squeeze Finals at Bob Bullock Museum

Saturday, Apr. 25, the Bob Bullock Museum hosts 9th Annual Big Squeeze Accordion Contest Statewide Finals and Concert, presented by Texas Folklife. The event will feature performances by some of the state’s most talented young accordion players, as well as performances by other groups, and last year’s winner. This will be the second year to […]

[4/25] Preview: El Tule, La Frenetika at Empire Control Room & Garage

Saturday, Apr. 25, those looking for live Latin music  downtown need to look no further than Empire Control Room & Garage. Local Latin fusion bands El Tule and La Frenetika provide rhythms with guest DJ Vanessa La Bestia on the Empire patio stage. The best part is that there is no cover, leaving no excuse […]

[4/25] Preview: Squeezebox Mania at Threadgill’s

Saturday evening, April 25, Threadgill’s World Headquarters hosts Squeezebox Mania. The annual showcase, presented by Texas music power couple Joel Guzman and Sarah Fox, definitely lives up to its name, bringing fans an evening with legendary accordionists from various genres and usually an all-star accordion jam session. Among those scheduled to perform are the multi-talented […]

[4/24] Preview: Grupo Vida at Tejano Ranch

On Friday, Apr. 24, Totally Tejano Fridays continue at Tejano Ranch with Grupo Vida. The San Antonio show band will once again bring their big-time stage show and high-octane brand of Tejano to the North Austin club. They might seem young with their hip, edgy look, but Grupo Vida has been around since the mid-1990s […]

[4/23] Preview: J.R. Gomez Birthday Bash at Blue Moon Bar and Grill

Tonight will be a non-stop party at the Blue Moon in South Austin! Some big-time Tejano names will be on-hand to celebrate with Austin’s own J.R. Gomez, including Max Baca, David Farias, Ruben Ramos and Ram Herrera. Gomez is a multi-talented and well-known vocalist and accordionist and is a frequent guest all around town. Best […]

[4/23] Preview: Making Movies, Migrant Kids at Lambert’s

Thursday, Apr. 23, Austin atmospheric-indie rockeros Migrant Kids will be celebrating the release of their new single at 2nd Street hotspot Lambert’s. They will be joined by fellow Austin indie band O Conqueror and Kansas City Latin Alternative favorite Making Movies. Formed in 2011 in Detroit, Migrant Kids began their musical journey together in Michigan […]

[4/17] Preview: Peligrosa ft. Happy Colors at Empire Control Room & Garage

Friday, Apr. 17, marks the third Friday of the month and that means it is time for Austin-based Latin DJ collective Peligrosa to take over Empire Control Room & Garage. Austin’s longest running Latin dance party will welcome special guest Miami-based DJ and producer Happy Colors to Friday’s event as it will serve as the […]