Q&A Interview: Roberto Lange aka Helado Negro

Roberto Carlos Lange is one busy guy. Years ago, Lange moved from his home in south Florida to New York where he turned the dial up on his artistic endeavors. However, it wasn’t until about four years ago when he put much of the painting and sculpture to the side and focused solely on his […]

[9/19] Preview: Peligrosa w/Dave Nada, Dre Skull, Jubilee at Empire Control Room & Garage

This week at Empire Control Room & Garage the big WEEKENDER event is happening. It is a unique 4-day party combining a massive festival style lineup accompanied by killer indie rock bands and Austin’s biggest Latin DJ crew, Peligrosa. The boys from Peligrosa will be hosting their monthly event on the Empire Patio during WEEKENDER […]

[8/15] Preview: Peligrosa and Bombón at Empire Control Room & Garage

Tonight is the night Austin-based Latin DJ collective Peligrosa takes over the Empire Control Room & Garage patio. While that alone is news worthy to Latin electronic music fans and EDM peeps, tonight the party is getting “turnt up” Houston style with Bombón.

[7/18] Preview: Peligrosa at Empire Control Room & Garage

Austin-based Latin DJ collective Peligrosa throw down on the patio of Empire Control Room & Garage tonight continuing their monthly residency at their home venue.

[7/4] Preview: ¡Explosivo! Fiesta Del Dia de Independencia w/ Money Chicha, La Vida Buena

Celebrate our great nation’s independence Latino estyle this Friday at Empire Control Room & Garage with Austin’s first (and baddest) chicha group, Money Chicha.

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Brown Sabbath at Empire Control Room & Garage

Austin-based Latin funk band Brownout is celebrating the release of their debut album as Brown Sabbath at Empire Control Room & Garage. Enter our drawing for a chance to win tickets.

[6/19] Preview: La Vida Buena at Empire Control Room & Garage

Tonight Austin-based salsa fusion group La Vida Buena are sending off trombone player Tate Hearn to work on cruise lines with big “bon voyage” party at Empire Control Room & Garage. The event will be sort of a Li Vida Buena takeover as different members of the group will also be handling DJ duty before and […]

Pachanga announces official pre-show and after parties

The folks from Pachanga Latino Music Festival announced their official pre-show and a multiple after parties surrounding the festival. The festival happens on May 10 at Fiesta Gardens, but tickets for the off site events will only be available at the door of each specified venue and must be purchased separately. Pachanga ticket holders will […]

[4/18] Preview: Peligrosa at Empire Control Room & Garage

Austin-based Latin DJ collective Peligrosa throw down on the patio of Empire Control Room & Garage tonight to begin their monthly residency at their old stompin’ ground. Expect to dance to the best of pinche perreo, delicious dembow, titillating tribal (pronounced like tree-ball), saucy salsa, bubbly bachata and of course digital cumbia. Peligrosa is the […]

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 […]