Austin Ticket Giveaway: Girl In A Coma, Los Skarnales and Piñata Protest at Mohawk

San Antonio’s Girl In A Coma have left a permanent tattoo on the hearts of music lovers with their piercing songs and nuclear performances. They’ve blazed a singular trail since Nina Diaz joined the band at age 13 and have found champions and comrades along the way including Joan Jett who signed them, Morrissey, Sia, […]

[1/24] Preview: ¡Revolución! Dance Party! at Flamingo Cantina

Tonight marks the second night of this sort of unofficial Latin music weekend for popular 6th street venue Flamingo Cantina. While last night’s show leaned towards more traditional (mostly) Spanish language music, tonight’s showcase takes it up a notch by going reggae-ska. Remember, this is how Flamingo Cantina made its name after all. The show […]

[6/27] Preview: Los Skarnales 20 Year Anniversary show at Flamingo Cantina

Tonight Los Skarnales are performing at Flamingo Cantina to celebrate their 20 year anniversary as a band. Yes, 20 years. The original vatos rudos have held it together for longer than most of your favorite bands they inspired. What better way to celebrate that than with a show at their Austin home away from home? […]

[6/22] Preview: El Gran Silencio at North Austin Events Center

All you rowdy chuntaros, regios and vatos rudos better be ready. This Friday, June 22, Monterrey, Mexico’s El Gran Silencio is performing a headlining show in Austin at North Austin Event Center. With El Gran Silencio headlining and the incredible supporting acts from top to bottom, this looks to be one of the biggest Latin […]

[5/19] Preview: Los Skarnales, Heather Go Psycho & Viet-Ruse at Flamingo Cantina

Now that we are over our Pachanga Fest hangover from last weekend, Latin Music month continues here in Austin with yet another killer Austin Vida showcase tonight at Flamingo Cantina. For the first time ever on an Austin Vida showcase we are presenting the biggest band to come out of Houston, Los Skarnales.  Yes, those […]

(8/5) Preview: Los Skarnales at Flamingo Cantina

There isn’t much that can be said about Houston’s biggest and baddest ska band, Los Skarnales.  The Latino ska collective have been around for over fifteen years and are still going strong. Here in Austin, The Skarnales have made Flamingo Cantina sort of an unofficial Austin home. The group returns to their unofficial home this […]

Preview: Los Skarnales at Flamingo Cantina

Houston’s Latino ska icons, Los Skarnales, are coming back to Flamingo Cantina this Saturday, Oct. 16. A staff favorite here at Austin Vida, we’ve been long-time fans as the group has been a regular at Flamingo Cantina. It’s been their home away from home. They’ve been performing once a month here in the Live Music […]

Preview: Panteón Rococó at Flamingo Cantina

The legendary Mexican icons Panteón Rococó will be performing tonight at Flamingo Cantina as part of their nationwide tour. Despite being from Mexico City, Panteón Rococó is signed to a German label, Ubersee Records. They have sold thousands of records over their long career and have spent many of them touring all over Europe. While a […]