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Fred Soto’s musical chops lead to Tejano Roots Hall of Fame

Fernando Bustamante Soto, known to friends as “Freddy” or “Fred,” knows that reality all too well through his travels on a musical path of hard toil and persistence which has led to recognition for his unique talent. Starting out in Gonzales, Texas, his birthplace, the noted saxophonist started playing professionally at the age of 12 with bands in the area, from Tejano to R&B. Read More ›

The Atash sound: like an instrument played by God

Austin is ever evolving and many long-time residents roll with the changes, especially those that impact experiences, places or things we have grown fond of such as beloved musicians and venues. Read More ›

Sons of Santos developing a more intricate sound

Most bands have stories detailing the inspiration behind their names. Austin-based alternative folk band Sons of Santos, however, left their name up to their listeners. Read More ›

Mexic-Arte Museum presents Viva la Vida

In its 32nd year of what has become Austin’s largest and longest running Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, Mexic-Arte Museum presents the Viva la Vida (Long Live Life) Festival on Saturday, Oct. 31, from noon-8 p.m., on the northwest corner of Fourth Street and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin. Read More ›

ESB-MACC Día de los Muertos

In 2015, the City of Austin’s Emma S. Barrientos-Mexican American Cultural Center will have a variety of activities associated with our 6th annual Día de los Muertos event, the biggest annual event at the ESB-MACC, including sugar skull making, altar building and a car show. Our annual Día de los Muertos event will be held on October 24, from 2-7 p.m., at the ESB-MACC. Read More ›

Dia de los Muertos

With Austin’s growing pool of Día de los Muertos events, the Mexican holiday is observed in Texas’ capital like nowhere else. As the epicenter of all things Día de los Muertos, ubiquitous combinations of parties, processions and vigils will celebrate our heritage and culture from mid-October to the first week of November. Read More ›

Tejano Idol returns

The Austin Tejano Music Coalition (ATMC), formed in May, 2006, will play host to the 5th annual “Tejano Idol.” The vocal competition serves as a fundraiser to support the organization’s goals and mission to expand, support and promote the Tejano music genre, native to Texas. Read More ›

Diez y Seis de Septiembre

In Austin, the anniversary of the 1810 Mexican War of Independence against Spain is observed with more vibrancy and pride than any stateside locale.

Things kick-off with the free Community Diez Y Seis Celebration on Friday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Metz Recreation Center, 2407 Canterbury Street. Read More ›


La presentación del teatro Pollyanna, “Plus Meets Minus,” corre el 11-18 de mayo en el Rollins Studio Theatre. Katherine Gee … Read More ›


Austin Lyric Opera presenta Faust de Gounod este fin de semana en el Long Center. No se pierdan de la … Read More ›


Austin tiene una rica y diversa cultura de música que apoya a su talento local. Uno de sus celebridades locales, … Read More ›

Un cafecito con el Tapestry Dance Company

¿Dónde hemos estado, qué estamos haciendo, hacia dónde vamos y cómo llegaremos allí? La compañía residente del Long Center, Tapestry … Read More ›