Pachanga Latino Music Festival announces first round of performers

Pachanga Fest posterOrganizers 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

The first wave of artists confirmed for the 2015 Austin festival roster includes the following: former Mexican child-actress turned critical darling Ximena Sariñana; synth-pop hit makers Motel; acclaimed Spanish female rapper Mala Rodríguez; iconic Latin alt-electronic group Kinky; binational nostalgic rockers Enjambre; Compass: Mexican Institute of Sound & Toy Selectah, a collaboration between Camilo Lara aka Mexican Institute of Sound and legendary DJ producer Toy Selectah; Latin Grammy nominee Ceci Bastida, former Julieta Venegas bandmate and member of Tijuana No!; and alternative Chilean songstress and former lead singer of Los Abandoned, María del Pilar.

Fiesta Gardens is located at 2101 Jesse E Segovia St. A limited number of “Pachanga Ganga” General Admission and VIP tickets will go on sale Mar. 7 at 10 a.m. and will be available through April 1. Discounted prices are as follows: GA, $40; and VIP, $80. As of April 2, prices will increase to $50 for GA and $100 for VIP.

VIP aka “Very Important Taco” ticket holders will be treated to a complimentary five-taco tasting showcasing offering from local Austin restaurants 3:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. In addition to the taco tasting, VIP ticket holders will have access to salsa bar, paletas, aquas frescas and other complimentary non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day. The VIP ticket also offers a host of amenities that include indoor restrooms, an air-conditioned lounge, and private patio area from 2:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Austin Vida Staff

Entertainment and culture in Texas, with a Latino twist.

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