Planet Music: Austin Samba! | March 29

Planet Music SAMBA March 29 2014

Austin Parks and Recreation Department continues its Planet Music series with Austin Samba!, an evening of live music and dance with Austin Samba School on Saturday, March 29, from 7-9 p.m. at Zilker Hillside Theater. (RAIN DATE: March 30) #Austin #ATX #Free

Zilker Hillside Theater
2201 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78746

SXSW 2014 | Guero’s International Showcase | March 14


 SXSW 2014 Guero's International Showcase

Guero’s International Showcase curated by Dave Dart of Dart Music International features bands from Brazil, Costa Rica, Denmark, England, Norway, South Africa, South Korea and Texas.  Friday, March 14 | 2-8 p.m. | #FREE #Austin #ATX #SXSW

Guero’s Taco Bar
1412 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704


Global Divas WorldBeat Party @ One-2-One Bar | March 6

WOBEON Global Divas March 2014

Join WOBEON (World Beat Online) for its GLOBAL DIVAS WORLDBEAT PARTY at One-2-One Bar on Thursday, March 6, from 7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Lineup includes Julie Slim & Rendez Vous (jazzed up French tunes), Paula Maya (Brazil-infused performance), Amanda Kitchens (soulful Americana), Naga Valli (Eastern Soul) and a special international guest. Free with RSVP on Eventbrite until March 5 at Midnight, or $7 cover at the door. Free Parking and happy-hour drink specials. #Austin, ATX

One-2-One Bar
1509 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 600
Austin, TX 78704

Mardi Gras Austin @ Scoot Inn | March 1

Mardi Gras Austin 2014

Austin Samba presents Mardi Gras Austin at Scoot Inn on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Celebrate Carnaval/ Mardi Gras from around the world with music from BRAZIL (Samba Knights, Morena Soul, Austin Samba, Seu Jacinto and Trem do Samba), LOUISIANA (Big Wy’s Brass Band and Dr. Zog) and TRINIDAD (McCallum Knights of Steel). Doors 7 p.m. – Show 8 p.m. | $12 at the Door; $6 with valid student ID  | #Austin #ATX #MardiGras

Scoot Inn
1308 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Brazilian Artist Alexia Bomtempo @ Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin | Feb. 9


Esquina Tango Concert Alexia Bomtempo Feb 2014

Brazilian artist Alexia Bomtempo visits Austin to promote her English language Caetano Veloso tribute album, “I Just Happen to Be Here,” with a live performance, featuring members of local cumbia band Charanga Cakewalk, at Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin, on Sunday, February 9, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. Admission $8. BYOB. #Austin #ATX

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
209 Pedernales Street
Austin, TX 78702

CARNAVAL Brasileiro Austin 2014

Carnival Brazil 2014

CARNAVAL Brasileiro Austin, one of the largest Brazilian Carnaval parties outside of Rio, takes place Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the Palmer Events Center. Throw on your costume and join the fun! Doors open at 8 p.m. Live non-stop Brazilian music from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. with Beleza Brasil and Austin Samba. All Ages. #CarnavalATX #Carnaval  #Austin #ATX

Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78704

CARNAVAL Brasileiro 2014 | Tickets on Sale Dec. 15

Carnival Brazil 2014

CARNAVAL Brasileiro is one of the biggest Brazilian carnaval celebrations outside of Brazil – samba, costumes and wild abandon – Brasileiro style in the heart of Texas. CARNAVAL has grown into a local institution attracting over 5,000 partygoers from all over the United States. TICKETS on sale, Sunday, Dec. 15. CARNAVAL takes place Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the Palmer Events Center. #CarnavalATX #Austin #ATX

Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

Sunset Valley WorldFest | Sept. 28

Sunset Valley World Fest 2013

Celebrate the music, dance and food of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil at Sunset Valley WorldFest  on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Music lineup includes Son y No Son (4 p.m.), Austin Samba School (5 p.m.), Ojalá (6 p.m.) and the Susanna Sharpe Quintet (7 p.m.).  #Austin #ATX #FREE

Sunset Valley City Hall
3205 Jones Road
Austin, TX 78745

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin | Second Official Fundraiser | Sept 28

Esquina Tango 2nd Annual Fundraiser 2013


Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin hosts its Second Official Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept 28, 2013, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Food, performances, live music (Gente Boa and El Tule), a silent auction and dancing are all part of the fun.  Tickets $20 | #Austin #ATX #EsquinaTango #ATXMusic

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
209 Pedernales Street
Austin, TX 78702

Brazil Day Austin 2013 @ Antone’s | Saturday, Sept. 7

Brazil Day Austin Sept 7 2013Austin Samba School presents Brazil Day Austin, a celebration of Brazilian music and culture, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Antone’s. Lineup includes Maracatu Austin, Morena Soul, Austin Samba School, Fusca XR3, Seu Jacinto, Capoeira Evoluçaõ, Os Alquimistas and António Dionísio. Treats from Rio’s Brazilian Café. Drinks from White Hat Rum. Doors @ 7 p.m. | Show @ 8 p.m. | Tickets | #Austin #ATX #ATXMusic

2015 E. Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78741