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January 21, 2023

Love Austin Music Month: Cumbia Night

By: Laurie Gallardo

El Tule

No excuses needed for making any night a cumbia night, querida, but it’s awesome to see Hotel Vegas Cumbia Night making a fabulous return tonight, Saturday Jan. 21 at Hotel Vegas for your dancing pleasure. ¡Y no olvides la musica!

Starting out the night is Cumbia Austin, providing a free dance lesson to get your energy levels pumping at 9:30 p.m. Then the all-womxn Selena tribute band Las Chicas En 512 kicks off the live music at 10 p.m., followed by Cumbia Night fave El Tule (featured on today’s AMM) at 11 p.m., and sensational San Antonio indie orquesta Latina Volcán performs at midnight. To keep the dancing going, badass DJ Manolo Black spins between sets and closes out the night. Fantástico.

Volcán

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February 3, 2023

Change of Heart

Sure, you can credit the ‘shrooms for Margo Price‘s most inspired songwriting moments on her latest LP Strays, if you like. Price and husband Jeremy Ivey wrote the new album while trippin’ during a trip in South Carolina, the ideas flowing like waterfalls after a torrential downpour. But this songwriting marks the arrival of a […]

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January 30, 2023

Love Austin Music Month: Half Dream

Love Austin Music Month may be wrapping up this week, but KUTX shows the love for Austin artists all year round. And today, AMM kudos go to dream folk outfit Half Dream. Recently announced as an official SXSW artist for 2023, Half Dream also has a new album on the way, with a new music […]

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January 28, 2023

Love Austin Music Month: The Well

Time for the shreds. Turn it up. Doom it up. Sludge it up. Make it heavy. KUTX Artist of the Month alum, longtime AMM fave and embodiment of heaviosity (that should be a word) The Well is today’s featured badass band, as we cruise into the remaining days of Love Austin Music Month. The trio […]

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