Viva la Vida/ Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival & Parade | Mexic-Arte Museum | Oct 18

Viva la Vida 2014

Mexic-Arte Museum celebrates its 31st annual Viva la Vida Festival on Saturday, Oct 18, from 12-9 pm in downtown Austin. The #free street festival is Austin’s largest and longest-running Day of the Dead event featuring a Grand Procession (12 Noon), Latino artists and entertainment, an exhibition with community altars inside the museum and educational programs. Attendees also enjoy traditional foods from local food trucks, hands-on art activities and artist demos. #Austin #ATX #VIVA2014 #DiaMuertos #DayoftheDead

Participants are needed for all sections of the parade, including pre-Columbian, Modern Mexico, and Austin Weird. People of all ages dressed in skeleton costumes, families, university groups, portable altars, noise makers, Chihuahuas, Aztec dancers, samba dancers, Ballet Folkloricos, and colorfully decorated cars will gather and assemble a joyful procession. To participate in the parade, register here.

Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
 

Sacred Springs Powwow | San Marcos, Texas | Oct 11

Sacred Springs Powwow 2014

A 32-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel lectures, screening of the award-winning film “Yakona,” and amazing dancers will be highlighted at the 2014 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates Native American culture. The powwow is set for Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 6 pm at The Meadows Center (formerly known as Aquarena Center) in San Marcos, Texas. #SanMarcosTX

The Meadows Center
(f.k.a. Aquarena Center)
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
 

International Music Festival | Sept 6-7

International  Music Festival 2014

The Texas Music Museum presents the 4th Annual International Music Festival celebrating the diverse cultures of Austin with #free live entertainment and music from around the world. September 6-7 | 12:30 pm -7 pm | George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center | #Austin #ATX

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

Brazil Day Austin | Sept 6

Brazil Day Austin 2014

Austin Samba School presents Brazil Day Austin, a celebration of Brazilian music and culture, Saturday, Sept 6, 2014, at the Historic Scoot Inn. Lineup includes Fusca XR3, Austin Samba School, Seu Jacinto, Macaxeira Funk, Capoeira Evolução, Morena Soul, Trem do Samba, and Maracatu Texas. Food by Boteco Food Truck. Drink specials by Texas White Hat Rum. Doors @ 6:30 pm | Show @ 7:30 pm | Tickets | #Austin #ATX #ATXMusic

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

Centroamericanto Fest 2014 | Central American Music Festival @ Cactus Café | Sept 5

CentroAmericanto Fest 2014

The Centroamericanto Fest is an annual festival showcasing Central American music. This year’s featured country is Costa Rica. Lineup includes Guadalupe Urbina (singer-songwriter); Esteban Alvarez (pianist); Jeana and Juan Carlos Ureña (Texas/Costa Rica); and Mauricio Callejas (singer-songwriter from El Salvador). Doors 7:30 pm | Show 8 pm | Venue and Parking Information | #Centroamericanto #CACFest #Austin #ATX

Cactus Café
2247 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78712
 

Women in Latin Music Showcase | Aug. 17

Women in Latin Music Showcase 2014

The Austin Latino Music Association presents the 5th Annual Women in Latin Music Showcase on Sunday, August 17, 2014, from 2 pm to 8 pm at Moose Lodge 1735, featuring Mariachi Amor, Tiarra Girls, Paula Maya, Los Texas Wranglers and La Distancia y Mucho Mas. Purchase $10 Advance Tickets @ (512) 799-0815; Door $15 #Austin #ATX

Moose Lodge #1735
2103 E. M. Franklin Avenue
Austin, TX 78723
 

Hillside Concert Series @ A.B. Cantu Pan-American Hillside Theater | July 15, 22, 29

Pan American Hillside Concert Series July 2014

The Hillside Concert Series features #free concerts every Tuesday in July at the A.B. Cantu Pan-American Hillside Theater in East Austin from 7-9 p.m. Tonight’s lineup includes Calle Seis featuring Devin Banda, Hugo Guerrero, Raulito Navaira and J.R. Gomez. #Austin #ATX

July 22 | The Chris Castaneda Project featuring The Real Patron, The Texas Wranglers
July 29 | LOS A-T BOYZ, Ruben Ramos and The Mexican Revolution

A. B. Cantu Pan–American Hillside Theater
2100 East 3rd
Austin, TX 78702