Austin Vida presents Barrio Bash Vol. V at The Sahara Lounge

After a brief hiatus from publishing and a very successful Free Week in January, Austin Vida is back. What better time to come back than during South by Southwest than with our annual Barrio Bash (unofficial) day party at The Sahara Lounge? With so many Latin bands in town from all over the United States […]

[11/22] Preview: Sonidero Travesura, Bombasta and Como Las Movies at Flamingo Cantina

Tonight’s show at Flamingo Cantina on 6th will be one of the best Latin Alternative concerts to take place this year in Austin. For one night only, Austin heepsters will feel a little like they are at a neighborhood cumbia party in Tijuana thanks to the electro-cumbia stylings of headliners Sonidero Travesura. Composed of members […]

[7/25] Preview: Como Las Movies + Money Chicha at Holy Mountain

Two of Austin’s best Latin fusion bands perform tonight at Red River hotspot Holy Mountain. Both come from different popular projects but are headliners in their own right. If you’re looking for the best Latin Alternative Austin has to offer, look no further than tonight’s show with Como Las Movies and Money Chicha. Como Las […]

Austin Vida + Blastro2 video interview: Como Las Movies

Austin-based Como Las Movies (CLM) may be the newest “Latin band” on the scene, but are composed of some familiar faces. The group features three ex-members from popular Indie en Español band Maneja Beto. After debuting to the public during Free Week in January, CLM have been playing regularly in Austin and were performers at […]

Photos: Grupo Fantasma and Como Las Movies at The Belmont

On Saturday, June 29, Grupo Fantasma performed a headlining concert at The Belmont. Austin-based Latin fusion band Como Las Movies, which features former members of Maneja Beto, opened the show. Both bands utilized the visual projector behind the stage while performing. Both groups commissioned  VJ 4th Wall to project psychedelic and vintage Latin-inspired images to […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Grupo Fantasma at The Belmont (part 2)

Grupo Fantasma is a Grammy Award winning Latin fusion collective that formed in 2000 here in Austin. The biggest and baddest Latin band in the land, the group has worked or recorded with Maceo Parker, Sheila-E, Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets, Ruben Ramos, GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan and indie-singer songwriter icon Daniel Johnston. […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Grupo Fantasma at The Belmont

Grupo Fantasma is a Grammy Award winning Latin fusion collective that formed in 2000 here in Austin. The biggest and baddest Latin band in the land, the group has worked or recorded with Maceo Parker, Sheila-E, Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets, Ruben Ramos, GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan and indie-singer songwriter icon Daniel Johnston. […]

[6/15] Preview: “Kumbiamba” at Flamingo Cantina

Saturday, June 15, Flamingo Cantina will host a three band Latin music showcase titled “Kumbiamba.” All three performers will want to keep you in house all night as they are all headliners in their own right. It matters not if you speak the language or not, you’ll just need a pulse and open ears to […]

[5/10] Preview: Official Pachanga After Party at Scoot Inn featuring Master Blaster Sound System

The party continues after day of one of Pachanga Fest tonight at Scoot Inn. Two of Texas’ best Latin Alternative bands and DJ Villa (Manzanas Malas) provide the post-Pachanga soundtrack. Both scheduled bands compliment each other well and represent the new Latin fusion sound coming out of our fine state. The show kicks off at […]

[5/5] Preview: Cinco de Mayo Cumbiathon at Holy Mountain

The people at Gran Sonido have put together a great Latin showcase tonight at Red River hotspot Holy Mountain for Cinco de Mayo. A free showcase made up of  some of Austin’s best home-grown talent serves as the perfect after-party for today’s La Condessa Block party or Pecan Street Festival happenings. The theme of the […]