[5/16] El Mercadito Pachanga Brunch at The Hightower

Saturday, May 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Hightower on East Seventh will host El Mercadito, the official brunch of the eighth annual Pachanga Latino Music Festival at Fiesta Gardens. El Mercadito pays homage to the neighborhood markets that are popular in the Hispanic community, and will feature a variety of handmade goods […]

[5/16] Preview: Official Pachanga After Party at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead

Saturday, May 16, is the big day for Latin Alternative fans as the Pachanga Latino Music Festival goes down at Fiesta Gardens. In true festival, or “pachanga estyle,” the organizers commissioned Red Bull Music Academy to present the official after party at sister venues Hotel Vegas and The Volstead Lounge. The event (free to wristband […]

[5/8] Preview: Pachanga Kick-Off Party at Spider House Ballroom

Friday, May 8, the folks at Austin Music Foundation are presenting the Pachanga kick0ff party at Spider House Ballroom. The fest is less than two weeks away and Friday’s kickoff is a great way to get in the mood for the annual Latin music Fest. Austin-based groups Macaxeira Funk, La Vida Buena and Kiko Villamizar […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn

Monterrey, Mexico music icon and producer Toy Selectah and Camilo Lara, more popularly known as Mexican Institute of Sound (MIS), came together last year to form a Latin Alternative super duo of sort. Collectively referring to themselves as the music moniker Compass, the two have worked diligently on the upcoming album due out this year. […]

Pachanga Fest Ticket Giveaway: Win them before you can buy them!

The eighth annual Pachanga Latino Music Festival will take place on Saturday, May 16 at Fiesta Gardens. The first wave of confirmed performers announced includes Motel, Ximena Sariñana, Mala Rodríguez, Enjambre, Compass, Kinky, Ceci Bastida and María del Pilar. Tickets go on sale for the festival on Friday, Mar. 7. The best part? We have […]

Pachanga Latino Music Festival announces first round of performers

Organizers of the Pachanga Latino Music Festival announced the first round of performers for their eighth annual event happening Saturday, May 16 at Fiesta Gardens. A limited number of discounted tickets for the event will go on sale on Mar. 6 at pachangafest.com. The first wave of artists confirmed for the 2015 Austin festival roster […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Jarabe de Palo + Los Hollywood at The Parish

Fronted by prolific songwriter Pau Donés, Barcelona-based Jarabe de Palo is characterized by a catchy fusion of rock and blues with Latin rhythms. The group originally broke onto the international scene with their timeless smash hit “La Flaca.” Throughout their storied career, Jarabe de Palo has been nominated for 13 Latin Grammy’s and sold more […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Molotov at Mohawk (Instagram)

Mexico City rock icons and four-time Latin Grammy Award winners Molotov are back in the US on tour in support of their seventh studio album, Agua Maldita. On Saturday, Dec. 20, Molotov will be performing a headlining concert in Austin at Mohawk. The best part? We have two more tickets to giveaway to another one […]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Molotov at Mohawk

Mexico City rock icons and four-time Latin Grammy Award winners Molotov are back in the US on tour in support of their seventh studio album, Agua Maldita. On Saturday, Dec. 20, Molotov will be performing a headlining concert in Austin at Mohawk. The best part? We have two tickets to giveaway to one of our […]

Pachanga Festival: I came, I saw, I cumbia-ed

Young staff writer Natalie Del Castillo attended Pachanga Latino Music Festival for the first time and got a crash course of Latin Alternative 101.