Carnaval Brasilero 2016 at the Palmer Event Center

Carnaval in Austin is one of the biggest Brazilian carnaval celebrations outside Brazil – samba, costumes and wild abandon – Brasileiro style in the heart of Texas Carnival Brazilero will take place at the Palmer Events on Saturday, February 27th – Get your tickets now visit http://www.sambaparty.com Hailed as Austin’s wildest party, CARNAVAL BRASILEIRO is the city’s annual Brazilian style Mardi Gras celebration. Begun in … Continue reading Carnaval Brasilero 2016 at the Palmer Event Center

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival has Open Call for Entries

By Liz Lopez – http://www.elinkstoday.com – Cine Las Americas invites filmmakers, producers and distributors to participate in the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF), which will celebrate its nineteenth consecutive year from May 4-8, 2016. The first deadline to submit your films and/or music videos is January 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm. The festival showcases contemporary films and videos from Latin America (North, Central, … Continue reading Cine Las Americas International Film Festival has Open Call for Entries

Grupo Fantasma Celebrates New CD

Grupo Fantasma Celebrates New CD By Liz Lopez – Grupo Fantasma was formed in 2000 and the musicians come from Latin American and Texan backgrounds. This year marks the band’s 15th anniversary since they played their first show as Grupo Fantasma at the Empanada Parlor in Austin. Known far beyond the Austin music scene, they have been heard on national stages for their work as … Continue reading Grupo Fantasma Celebrates New CD

JUANES Cantará Ante El Papa Francisco

JUANES Cantará Ante El Papa Francisco y La Audiencia Global (por Internet) Desde Filadelfia Mañana, Sábado 26 De Septiembre.   La superestrella colombiana, ganadora múltiple del GRAMMY y el Latin GRAMMY, se presentará junto a Mark Wahlberg y sus colegas Aretha Franklin, Andrea Bocelli, The Fray y otros artistas en el concierto del “Festival de las Familias”.   El programa especial comenzará a las 7:00 … Continue reading JUANES Cantará Ante El Papa Francisco

Tejano Idol

By Liz Lopez The Austin Tejano Music Coalition (ATMC), formed in May 2006, is hosting the 5th Annual Tejano Idol singing finale that serves as a fundraiser to support the organization’s goals and mission to expand, support and promote this music genre native to Texas. The ATMC Tejano Idol committee’s selection of the top 16 contestants will perform at the Finale on Sunday, October 18, … Continue reading Tejano Idol

Lila Downs Anuncia Gira De Conciertos durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Con una segunda gira por los Estados Unidos para celebrar el reciente lanzamiento de su críticamente aclamado nuevo álbum Balas y Chocolate, Lila Downs, la embajadora cultural latina se presentará en el icónico Apollo Theater de Nueva York, en el Pantages Theater de Los Ángeles, el Fillmore en el Jackie Gleason Theater de Miami, entre otras ciudades durante el mes de septiembre y octubre de … Continue reading Lila Downs Anuncia Gira De Conciertos durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Patricia Vonne Austin’s CD Release Party!

EVENT: Saturday, June 27th | @ Continental Club – 1315 S Congress Ave |10:00 pm Viva Bandolera Available on June 23rd on Bandolera Records San Antonio, Texas born and bred, Patricia Vonne has called Texas her home again after living in New York for a number of years. Since her return in 2001, she has lived in Austin and performed internationally. During the time she … Continue reading Patricia Vonne Austin’s CD Release Party!

Big Squeeze Accordion Contest 2014 heads to San Antonio in search of top talent

Talent Showcase to be held at Gallista Gallery in Partnership with Conjunto Heritage Taller on Friday, April 4 Three Grand Prize Winners will perform at the 25th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens Festival at Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre this Summer Austin, Texas – March 18, 2014 – Texas Folklife announces its eighth annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age … Continue reading Big Squeeze Accordion Contest 2014 heads to San Antonio in search of top talent