SXSW: Latin picks

By Enrique Lopetegui

candombe108@yahoo.com

There are a lot more bands to watch (especially on the Brazilian side), but these are some of my recommended Spanish-language picks.

No Te Va Gustar (Uruguay)

Wed. March 17

Billboard.com Bungalow

708 E 6th St (21+)

10 pm

Fri. March 19

Flamingo Cantina

515 E 6th St) (21+)

10 pm

Banda de Turistas (Argentina)

Wed. March 17

Billboard.com Bungalow

708 E 6th St (21+)

11 pm

Thu. March 18

Flamingo Cantina

515 E 6th St. (21+)

8 pm

ChocQuibTown (Colombia)

Wed. March 17

Antone's

213 W 5th St. (All Ages)

10 pm

Thu. March 18

Momo's

618 W 6th St. (18+)

1 am

Bomba Estéreo (Colombia)

Wed. March 17

Antone's

213 W 5th St. (All Ages)

11 pm

Maldita Vecindad (Mexico)

Wed. March 17

Antone's

213 W 5th St. (All Ages)

12:30 am

Huecco (Spain)

Wed. March 17

Encore Patio

611 Red River St. (21+)

1 am

Fri. March 19

Flamingo Cantina

515 E 6th St. (21+)

1 am

Bajofondo (Argentina/Uruguay)

Thu. March 18

Auditorium Shores Stage (Lady Bird Lake)

Riverside Dr & S 1st St. (All Ages)

6:45 pm

(full disclosure: I wrote the liner notes for Bajofondo's first three albums)

Ozomatli (LA)

Thu. March 18

Auditorium Shores Stage (Lady Bird Lake)

Riverside Dr & S 1st St. (All Ages)

8 pm

Ana Tijoux (Chile)

Thu. March 18

Flamingo Cantina

515 E 6th St. (21+)

midnight

Sat. March 20

Maggie Mae's

323 E 6th St. (21+)

Grupo Fantasma (Austin)

Fri. March 19

Copa

217 Congress Ave. (21+)

Midnight

Saturday March 20

Emo's Main Room

603 Red River St. (All Ages)

Midnight

Quantic (Colombia)

Malverde

400B W 2nd St) (21+)

Midnight

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