Earlier this year, the Pachanga Latino Music Festival restructured as a concert series and kicked off the new Pachanga Latino Music series at ACL Live. Now, the concert series brings a lineup of living legends to downtown Austin in August.
On Aug. 19, Pachanga presents Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa of the Buena Vista Social Club. Last fall, Austin bid adieu to the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club where Portuondo and Ochoa were among the members on stage who gave an awe-inspiring performance during the group’s farewell tour. Concert tickets range from $45-75, and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
With a noted career that has spanned more than four decades, Los Tigres Del Norte continue to break barriers with their masterful storytelling. The iconic norteño supergroup has become a prominent voice for Latinos around the world and don’t shy away from social justice and political issues. The multiple Latin Grammy winners have been featured in documentaries, feature films and publications such as the New York Times. At their shows, Los Tigres Del Norte are known for performing sans a set list and instead let the audience tell them what to play. Concert tickets range from $59-$89, and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
September shows announced so far feature Natalia Lafourcade on Sept. 20 and The Mavericks on Sept. 24. For more information about the upcoming concerts, visit acl-live.com.