[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 […]

[8/8] Preview: Master Blaster Sound System, Kinski Gallo, Este Vato at Spider House Ballroom

Three of Latin Alternative’s best lead by Master Blaster Sound System take of over Spider House Ballroom on August 8.

[8/24] Preview: Barrio Bash Vol. IV at Flamingo Cantina

Saturday, Aug. 24, Austin Vida is proud to present our fourth installment of our “Barrio Bash” live music showcases series at Flamingo Cantina on 6th Street. Saturday’s showcase is a special one (aren’t they all?) as it will be the first time we will be featuring Tejano artists in the Barrio Bash series. There is […]

[7/27] Preview: Este Vato EP release show at The Parish

Austin-based Latin fusion band Este Vato will be celebrating the release of their new EP, Jalapeño Business, on Saturday, July 27. The third studio effort from Austin’ answer to Ozomatli features latest reincarnation of the band, including Sour Notes guitarist Rene Chavez and percussionist Dave Ferris. The EP release show will take place at The […]

Pachanga Fest 2013 Recap + Photo Gallery

Last weekend Latin music filled the stormy air as this year’s Pachanga Latino Music Festival began Friday night with a brief storm like you see in Hollywood movies. After an opening set by Austin-based Este Vato, attendees were quickly gathered under the pavilion stage at Fiesta Gardens and given plastic rain ponchos by the staff. […]

[5/10-5/11] Preview: Official Pachanga “Afters Parties” at Hotel Vegas and Volstead

After Pachanga Fest this weekend, be sure and stay on the east side as the Latino music community here in Austin have worked to put together some fantastic after shows.  One of a few after shows will take place not far from Fiesta Gardens on East 6th at Hotel Vegas and Volstead Lounge. Fans of […]

[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 […]

[4/27] Preview: Barrio Bash Vol. III at Spider House Ballroom

Austin Vida is proud to bring the Latin dance party to the UT campus area once again as we present the third installment of our new Barrio Bash series on Saturday, April 27, at Spider House Ballroom. Our goal is to bring together the best and most diverse Latin Alternative bands on one stage while […]

Pachanga Latino Music Festival announces full lineup and schedule updates

Good news and bad news today out from the folks at Pachanga Latino Music Festival. The good news is the full lineup schedule was announced for May 10 and 11 with Intocable headlining Friday supported by 3Ball MTY and Austin-based Este Vato opening. As previously announced, East L.A. legends Los Lobos and Monterrey fusion master […]

[3/21] Preview: Movimiento Rockero at Frank

The March Movimiento continues with this month’s Movimiento Rockero showcase at Frank on Thursday. Este Vato, Modern Friend and Vitera perform.