[5/5] Preview: La Condesa Cinco de Mayo Block Party

Tuesday, May 5, the seventh annual La Condesa Cinco de Mayo Downtown Block Party Presented by Univision takes over the 2nd Street district. The annual festival covers the entire block of West Second Street between Guadalupe and San Antonio, and celebrates the rich heritage and culture of Mexico with food, beverages, and entertainment for all […]

[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 […]

[4/11] Preview: Mi Madre’s 25th Anniversary Party

Popular East Austin Mexican food restaurant Mi Madre’s is celebrating 25 years this Saturday, Apr. 11, in a big way. In addition to the expected food and adult beverage servings, the event will feature some of Austin’s best Latin bands, mariachis, taco eating contests and fun for the whole family. The best part? It is […]

[1/9] Preview: Como Las Movies, Cilantro Boombox & more at Holy Mountain

While the last leg of 2015’s Free Week happens this weekend, Latin music fans are not left without a proper showcase. Friday night, Jan. 9, Red River hot spot Holy Mountain is the place to be, especially if you missed our Austin Vida Free Week showcase last week at Spider House Ballroom. The lineup includes […]

[9/6] Preview: WOBEONFEST Kickoff Party at One-2-One Bar

Tonight popular South Lamar live music venue One-2-One Bar will host the Wobeon Fest kick-off party before the big festival happens on Sept. 20. The three band bill will offer fusion sounds of Latin America and Africa from bands based right here in Austin. World Music fans will want to make plans for the evening […]

The City of Austin proclaims May 1, 2014 as Cilantro Boombox Day

Austin-based Afro-Latin fusionists Cilantro Boombox have a lot to celebrate these days. The big news for the group is that The City of Austin has declared May 1, 2014, as “Cilantro Boombox Day.” It is at City Hall that day that the group will perform a song for Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and council members in […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Money Chicha, Cilantro Boombox & Golden Dawn Arkestra

Money Chicha is Austin’s first chicha group, incorporating the psychedelic sounds of guitars, fuzz, and reverb with heavy percussion. Featuring members of Grupo Fantasma and Brownout, their music pays homage to the musical and cultural movement of the ’60s and ’70s found in Peru and Colombia. On Saturday, Apr. 5, Money Chicha will be performing […]

[11/9] Preview: Austin Vida showcase at Stubb’s ft. Cilantro Boombox

Join Austin Vida this Saturday night, Nov. 9, at Stubb’s indoor as we present our last live music showcase of 2013. We’ve had a great year and we wanted our last showcase to celebrate the diversity of the Latin Music scene while adding some soul to the occasion via our special guest. With essentially three […]

[8/9] Preview: Cilantro Boombox at Holy Mountain

Austin-based Afro-Latin funksters Cilantro Boombox are bringing the party to Red River hotspot Holy Mountain on Friday, Aug. 9. The night will also include DJ sets from “Indo-Latino” fusion specialist DJ Dan Singh. For those looking for a little Latin music with some worldly vibes, this is your destination show. Cilantro Boombox formed when producer/bassist […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Night Fever w/ Cilantro Boombox + DJ Chorizo Funk + Mixer Rogers

Saturday, July 20, marks the 38th edition of our Night Fever monthly event series at Frank. The folks at Soul of the Boot Entertainment and Strangetribe Productions who curate the events are featuring local Afro-Latin funksters Cilantro Boombox sandwiched in-between two of the dopest DJs in Austin, Chorizo Funk and Mixer Rogers. Feel good family […]