[9/26] Preview: Suns of Orpheus, Afrofreque, Paula Maya at Sahara Lounge

Tonight, Sept. 26, Psychedelic Brazilian-influenced rock come together with a little bit of hip-hop/funk fusion at The Sahara Lounge to kick off the final weekend of the month. Suns of Orpheus and Afrofreque headline a showcase that World Music funksters won’t want to miss. Those who arrive early will be warmed up by the sweet […]

[8/17] Preview: Son De Rey and Zoumountchi at Sahara Lounge

After celebrating the release of their debut music video on Friday night, Austin-based Son De Rey will take the party to the east side on Saturday, Aug. 17, at The Sahara Lounge. The group will serve as the special guest performer for the venue’s Africa Night as house band Zoumountchi performs every Saturday night. Arrive […]

[7/4] Preview: East Side Latin Jam “Masquerade Edition” at Sahara Lounge

Thursday, July 4, is the next installment of the East Side Latin (ESL) Jam session at The Sahara Lounge. Curated by Austin-based musician and Latino singer-songwriter Kiko Villamizar, the biweekly event is an open forum for musicians and artists to “jam” Latino estyle together and express themselves, even through poetry. No Latin-based genre is discriminated […]

[6/6] Preview: ESL Jam Session Vol. XI at Sahara Lounge

Tonight is the next installment of the East Side Latin Jam at The Sahara Lounge. Curated by Austin-based musician and Latino singer-songwriter Kiko Villamizar, the biweekly event is an open forum for musicians and artists to “jam” Latino estyle together and express themselves, even through poetry. No Latin-based genre is discriminated against. The $5 cover […]

[4/5] Preview: Body Rock at Sahara Lounge

Today is the first Friday of the month and that means it is time to party once again with DJ Chorizo Funk and friends at Sahara Lounge for Body Rock. What started in 2010 at Plush is now one of the city’s best dance parties featuring the best old school soul, hip hop, funk, Afro-Latin […]

[3/22] Preview: Bombasta and Afrofreque at The Sahara Lounge

East Austin venue The Sahara Lounge has given a new home to bands from Latin, World and other eclectic genres that the city very much needed. Formerly TC’s Lounge, the venue not only has real history but a neighborhood bar vibe that is inviting to all.  This Friday the venue will play host to alternating […]

[3/16] Preview: Austin Vida presents “Barrio Bash Vol. I” at Sahara Lounge

As the annual South By Southwest music fest nears its end, we want to give locals and welcomed visitors alike one more chance to see some of the country’s best Latin music before everything wraps up. We will be presenting five of our favorites from here in Texas to California on Saturday afternoon from noon […]

[1/4] Preview: Body Rock at Sahara Lounge

First Fridays in Austin mean it is time for Body Rock. A monthly dance party that started in February 2o1o at Plush, Body Rock is now a growing movement that is taking over East Austin neighborhood venue, Sahara Lounge. Lead by new Peligrosa member Chorizo Funk, Body Rock will have attendees will dance to old […]

[11/16] Preview: Suns of Orpheus and Afrofreque at Sahara Lounge

Tonight at The Sahara Lounge, winner of the Austin Chronicle’s 2012 Best Lounge, is the place to be away from downtown and to hear some great local music. Formerly TC’s Lounge, The Sahara is a intimate neighborhood venue that has opened door for Latin alternative and different multicultural genres to perform. Tonight attendees can experience […]

[10/30] Preview: Chicano Batman at Sahara Lounge

This week Austin music venues are bringing their “A” game this week for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos. The first show we want to spotlight this week will be happening Tuesday, October 30, at The Sahara Lounge. The East Austin neighborhood venue on Webberville is formerly TC’s Lounge. Making a stop there Tuesday night […]