[1/16] Preview: Discos Peligrosa launch party featuring Kiko Villamizar at Empire Control Room & Garage

Friday, Jan. 16, may be one of most important and memorable days in the history of Latin music in Austin. Orión García, DJ and founding member of the Austin-based DJ collective Peligrosa, is celebrating the launch of his new Discos Peligrosa record label at Empire Control Room & Garage. The launch party is not only […]

Money Chicha “A Patricia” [live]

[7/11] Preview: Clandestino All Stars & Money Chicha at Symphony Square

Symphony Square will be a Latin Alternative hotspot on Friday as the Clandestino All-Stars pay tribute to Manu Chao after a set from Austin’s first chicha band.

[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.

[5/9] Preview: Money Chicha, La Frenetika at Gypsy Lounge

Money Chicha and La Frenetika get a little pre-pachanga going at Gypsy Lounge on May 9.

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 […]

[10/31] Preview: Money Chicha w/Selena Y Los Burritos at Holy Mountain

Halloween is finally here Austin! You’ve got your slutty and/or zombie costume and you are ready to head out. If you’re looking to enjoy good Latin music away from the tourists and on-lookers on 6th Street, head over a few blocks down Red River as Holy Mountain plays hosts to a Selena tribute band and […]

[10/10] Preview: Money Chicha and DJ Orión at Frank

Tonight local hot doggery and live music venue Frank is the place to be for live Latin music. Day three of Opus, a three night event that features bands and DJs presented by Frank and Red Bull, brings the psychedelic sounds of Austin’s Money Chicha with Peligrosa frontman DJ Orión spinning before and after the […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Chicha Summit at Flamingo Cantina

In Peru, in the late 60’s and 1970’s, from the slums of Lima to the jungle towns of the Amazon, a new sound emerged which would come to be known as Chicha. Influenced by Colombian Cumbia, this new tropical sound used a classic Afro-Caribbean rhythm section of bass, bells, bongos, congas and timbales along with […]

[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 […]