Viva La Vida Fest 2015 – Parade and Festival

Viva La Vida Fest 2015 – Parade and Festival October 31 – Exhibitions September 12 to November 22

Austin’s largest and longestrunning Day of the Dead event and features a grand procession, artist vendors, live music, a grand float by local piñata artisans, an exhibition with community altars inside the Museum, and educational programs. Attendees can also enjoy food from Chi’Lantro and Veracruz All Natural, hands-on art activities, and special performances by Gina Chavez, DJ Chorizo FunkTiarra Girls, and more! The 2015 event is co-sponsored by the City of Austin.

Featuring:

Gina Chavez, 2015 Austin Musician of the Year

Gina Chavez is a bilingual Latin-folk singer/songwriter who blends the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. Her latest independent release, Up.Rooted, is a passionate collection of bilingual songs traversing cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton, and folk combined with dynamic vocals and sharp social commentary

DJ Chorizo Funk

Texas born and raised, DJ Chorizo Funk, is one of the premiere sound selectors in the Lone Star state.

His deep passion for music and technical skill behind the turntables guarantee a soulful experience for music lovers and dancers. He’s able to seamlessly mix and connect the dots amongst a wide range of genres such as Afro- Latin, Afrobeat, Funk, Soul, Hip Hop, and more

Tiarra Girls

All Sister Band from Austin,Texas
Singer/Songwriters, Guitar, Bass and all Percussion
Music from many Genre’s, Originals and Covers

Food Provided by:

Veracruz All Natural specializes in authentic and fresh tacos and salsas. Recently rated for serving one of the top 5 tacos in the nation, we are thrilled to have them this year.
Read more reviews from Serious Eats and Rolling Stone

Dishing up their innovative Korean + Mexican Fusion tacos and the original Kimchi Fries, Chi’Lantro BBQ sincerely embraces the multicultural spirit of Day of the Dead. Enjoy the international spirit further in the Austin Chronicle.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS VENDORS

Viva la Vida festival features dozens of vendors selling the best craft and artisanal products in town. From handmade jewelry and timeless art to homemade Mexican treats, Viva la Vida has enough Day of the Dead goodies to last the entire year. Interested in vending at Viva la Vida? Visit our registration page!

VENDORS

Viva la Vida festival features dozens of vendors selling the best craft and artisanal products in town. From handmade jewelry and timeless art to homemade Mexican treats, Viva la Vida has enough Day of the Dead goodies to last the entire year. Interested in vending at Viva la Vida? Visit our registration page!

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