Organizers 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 pachangafest.com.
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.