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]

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

[4/5] Preview: Making Movies, Como Las Movies at Holy Mountain

Sunday, Apr. 5, Latin Alternative fans in Austin will want to be at Holy Mountain for a “double feature” showcase with Kansas City’s bilingual rockeros Making Movies and our own Como Las Movies. Both bands are a great representation of the present and future of Latin music while keeping traditional elements engrained in their musical […]

[4/5] Preview: Manuel “Cowboy” Donley tardeada at the Moose Lodge

Sunday, Apr. 5, the Moose Lodge welcomes back the legendary Manuel “Cowboy” Donley. The Austin Tejano pioneer will continue his monthly tardeada residency with another Sunday afternoon of classic Tejano, along with some trio romantico favorites as well. Donley, 87, is an Austin icon who was recently awarded the National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest […]

[4/3] Preview: Salute the DJ Event at Texas Club Bar & Grill featuring La Sombra, Tierra Tejana, Joe Lara y Grupo Xprezzion and more

Friday night, Tejano fans are invited to Picante Radio’s “Salute the DJ” event at the Texas Club Bar and Grill. Presented by veteran Tejano radio personality Manny “El Picante” Garcia, the event will celebrate all Tejano event, club, and radio DJ’s past and present with a fantastic showcase of legendary and up-and-coming performers and special […]

[4/3] Preview: Grupo Diztinto at El Sol y La Luna

Friday, Apr. 3, El Sol y La Luna welcomes Grupo Diztinto to the stage. The Austin-based group will bring something a little different to the downtown restaurant and live music venue with some norteño-flavored cumbias, huapangos, romantic rancheras and more. Formed in 2014, Diztinto brings together six super-talented musicians with norteño roots. Led by drummer […]

[4/3] Preview: David Farias y Los Hermanos Farias at Desperados in Kyle

Friday, Apr. 3, the fun continues at Desperados in Kyle with David Farias y Los Hermanos Farias. The San Antonio conjunto powerhouse will make their debut at the the new club, which has grown by leaps and bounds already this year by booking some of the biggest acts in Tejano music. The Farias name should […]

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 Institute of Sound (MIS), came together last year to form a Latin Alternative super duo of sort. Collectively referring to themselves as the music moniker Compass, the two have worked diligently on the upcoming album due out this year. […]

[3/28] Preview: A.J. Castillo at Desperados in Kyle

Saturday night in Kyle, Desperados will welcome Austin’s own A.J. Castillo for the very first time. The handsome accordionist with the deep voice and scores of loyal fans will be bringing his new flavor of Tejano to the new club, which has grown by leaps and bounds already this year and booking some of the […]

[3/27] Preview: Los A-T Boyz and Yayo Castillo y Grupo Rumores at Tejano Ranch

Totally Tejano Fridays continue on March 27 at Tejano Ranch with Austin greats Yayo Castillo y Grupo Rumores and Los A-T Boyz. There will be lots of love for these local groups as they both work the crowd full of longtime fans at the north Austin Tejano nightclub. Rumores has been a fixture in the […]

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 what their name means in Spanish – ‘Quita’ meaning taking away and ‘penas’ meaning embarrassments or worries. “I feel like it’s very appropriate to what we are able to provide to people who come to our shows,” […]

Interview: Buyepongo brought the ruckus from Los Angeles to SXSW

Buyepongo’s aim is pretty simple – to cause a ruckus. Their Latin American roots show in their music, a complex fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms mixed with merengue, cumbia and punta. “We started off with a cumbia-flavored sound, and cumbia is still a big part of our foundation, but we evolved to different sounds,” Modesto said. […]