[1/17] Preview: Salsa at Swan Dive with Leticia Rodriguez

Saturday, Jan. 17, Swine Dive will be the place for Austinites to enjoy live Latin music with a salsa twist. The historic Red River venue is the perfect setting for Austin-based singer Leticia Rodriguez Garza and her backing band. The prohibition era vibe of Swan Dive is a great room for salsa or any dance […]

[9/11] Preview: Salsa Night with La Vida Buena at Cedar Street Court Yard

Thursday, Sept. 11, Cedar Street Courtyard is introducing “Salsa Night” with Austin-based salsa fusion band La Vida Buena. Known mostly for popular cover bands and singer-songwriter events, outside of big South By Southwest parties of course, the popular Warehouse District venue is finally adding some sabor. Think of it as a pre-celebration for Mexican Independence […]

The Sahara Lounge presents Salsa Mondays starting July 7

Austin salseros of all levels and interest will want to make The Sahara Lounge their spot on Mondays nights.

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance presents “Celebrando 2014”

Tonight the Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance (PRFDance) of Austin will present their annual “Celebrando” event at The Jewish Community Center of Austin.

[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 […]

Bio Ritmo to release “Puerta Del Sur” on June 24

Richmond, Virginia – based salseros Bio Ritmo announced the release date of their upcoming album ‘Puerta De Sur’ along with a music video for their first single from the record.

[4/26] Preview: Sonidos de Austin showcase at Flamingo Cantina

Saturday, Apr. 26, the Sonidos De Austin showcase happens at Flamingo Cantina on 6th Street. As the title indicates, the live music showcase will feature three of Austin’s best Latin bands: Cinco Doce, La Vida Buena and Son De Rey. Each offers their own unique fusion of traditional Latin rhythms that you can dance to. […]

Merch Giveaway: “Celia Cruz – The Absolute Collection”

Celia Cruz will forever be “La Reina De La Salsa” to her adoring fans and lives on today as the noble face and ambassador of Latin music across the globe. Now, a decade after her passing, Celia Cruz, The Queen of Salsa, is honored with a tribute that’s worthy of her legacy – The Absolute […]

Latin Music Studies at Texas State University to present Spring Salsa Night

This Friday, Texas State University and the School of Music’s Latin Studies area will present “Final Friday,” the first Salsa Night of the year. “Final Friday” will feature two multi-award-winning acts: Latin ensemble Salsa del Rio and talented musician Pete Rodriguez. Salsa del Rio is a student-based Latin group that love to jam to Latin […]