Guah, bah, ah whao, yeah, hizzah!
When something rules this much, such as this newly announced lineup, my excitement will transfer those convoluted brain cells into verbal/written gibberish, — um, yeah. But I’ll tell ya something, and this makes perfect sense — each day, more and more, Austin is rocking my world, and surely SXSW is only one week away. But you know what else is happening in that ‘other’ US music capital? Okay, no brainer, the title is a giveaway, duh — the Pachanga Festival! Happening on May 11th and 12 in Fiesta Gardens. Abuelita de batman!
The MULTI-Grammy winners and the most imaginative ballsy duo Calle 13 make their debut in Austin, also performing, French/Chilean hip hop poetess Ana Tijoux, emo indiegrrrls Girl In A Coma, Chile’s cumbia acida master Chico Trujillo, LA’s cutie pies La Santa Cecilia, Afro-Latin big funky band Brownout, and lots of local, national, and international will be rocking, singing, rhyming, dancing, spitting, and conquering stages, and of course serenading audiences.
Click HERE to check out the rest of the first round of artists (brief bios included), or check them out below:
Calle 13 (Puerto Rico), Los Lonely Boys (San Angelo), Chico Trujillo (Chile), Ana Tijoux (Chile),
Forro in the Dark (Brazil/NYC), Alejandro Escovedo (Austin), Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution (Austin), Davíd Garza (Austin), Brownout (Austin), Girl in a Coma (San Antonio), La Santa Cecilia (Los Angeles), Gustavo Galindo (Los Angeles), Maneja Beto (Austin), Outernational (New York), Umano Ache (Laredo, TX), Anthropos Musicians Collective (Austin)
MORE TO COME…