[3/8] Preview: Kiko, Krudas and Bamako Airlines at Flamingo Cantina

Those of you in town looking for an international Austin music experience tonight might want to turn your heads towards Flamingo Cantina. Two of Austin’s most diverse Latin artists and a local Afropop group will kick off the South By Southwest interactive weekend with a certain flare only found at Flamingo Cantina. Trust us, we […]

[1/2] Preview: Austin Vida Free Week showcase at Frank

Free Week has officially begun Austin! The annual event is a festival of sorts when independent Austin venues host free shows that showcase Austin’s local talent during the first week after New Year’s Day. In 2011, Austin Vida hosted the first ever Latino indie Free Week showcase at Stubb’s and in in 2012, we hosted […]

[10/20] Preview: Takoba’s 2nd annual Mezcal Fest

Mezcal is a Mexican distilled alcoholic beverage that is made from the maguey plant. Although commonly associated with the Mexican state of Oaxaca, mezcal is produced in several different areas throughout Mexico. Many describe mezcal’s flavor as “smokey.” On Saturday, October 20, Austin restaurant Takoba will be celebrating the Mexican beverage with their second annual […]

[8/23] Preview: Suns of Orpheus CD release at Antone’s

Thursday will be a big day for Austin-based psychedelic world music band Suns of Orpheus. Austin’s Brazilian answer to Steely Dan, the group will be honored by The City of Austin declaring August 23 as “Suns of Orpheus Day” on the same day as their CD release show at Antone’s. Not bad for a band […]