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October 22, 2020

Rock the Border

By: Laurie Gallardo

Several familiar Austin names pop up on the huge bill for Rock the Border, Stop the Wall, a virtual concert raising awareness for much-needed health, education, housing and other services for border communities in the U.S.

The livestream line-up includes performances by Black Pumas, Ozomatli, La Santa Cecilia, Gina Chavez (“Ella” is featured on today’s Austin Music Minute), Aloe Blacc & Maya Jupiter, Making Movies, and the Trans Border Orchestra, featuring Sergio Mendoza and the Mexican Institute of Sound; plus Tiarra Girls, Bidi Bidi Banda, Superfónicos and many others.

The event kicks off at 5 p.m. Central tomorrow, Friday October 23 on Facebook Live, and details can be found at the Rock the Border, Stop the Wall website.

-Photo of Gina Chavez by Ismael Quintanilla III.


October 30, 2023


Genesis Owusu returns to Austin to perform tomorrow night at Empire Garage.


October 28, 2023

LEVITATION: Saturday and Sunday

AMM picks for LEVITATION weekend, including Amyl & The Sniffers, Durand Jones, Altin Gün and more.


October 27, 2023

LEVITATION: Friday & Saturday

The AMM’s LEVITATION 2023 picks for Fri/Sat, including Alan Palomo, Allah-Las, Queen Serene and more.


October 26, 2023

So Very Curious, Indeed

A Curious Mix of People book launch reunion show, Saturday at The Parlor on Guadalupe.


October 25, 2023

Friday at Radio East

Black Live Music Fund & Radio East present a DAWA benefit with Latasha Lee and Blakchyl.


October 24, 2023

The Returner

Allison Russell brings The Returner Tour to 3Ten tomorrow night.


October 23, 2023

Haunt Me and Dark Shadows

Cover your neck. Or don’t. It’s the Goth Gala tonight at Sagebrush, with Haunt Me, and a screening of the original ‘House of Dark Shadows.’


October 21, 2023

Bienvenido al Laboratorio

Carrie Rodriguez’ LABORATORIO at Stateside on Sunday, with Angélica Garcia & Cat Cardenas.