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Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...festival and conference includes performances by La Misa Negra, Bidi Bidi Banda, Tiarra Girls, and Mariachi Las Coronelas. April..."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Qmmunity: Love, Lust, and the Pursuit of Queerness
Lez Prom, OUTsider Fest, and more queer'd events
"...Bidi Bidi Banda Valentine’s Caleb De Casper sheds goth-glam vibes..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Texas Platters Hall of Fame: Selena's Dreaming of You
Local leader of Selena tribute act Bidi Bidi Banda, Stephanie Bergara returns to the source in her choice of classic Lone Star LPs
"...("Tú Sólo Tú," "El Toro Relajo") and infectious cumbias ("Bidi Bidi Bom Bom," "Como la Flor," "Amor Prohibido") commingled..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Music Feature by Stephanie Bergara

Playback: 2018-19 Austin Music Poll Ballot
Kevin Curtin votes in the only election that matters, and you can too
"...magical winner last year with the exquisite Selena tribute Bidi Bidi Banda, but they just as easily could have..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Water Parks, Swimming Holes, and More Options to Keep You Cool
Beat the heat with these H2Options
"...through Aug. 11, live bands (including Austin’s very own Bidi Bidi Banda and Henry + the Invisibles) play at..."

July 18, 2018 Chron Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Is the Net Neutrality Repeal Another Blow to Tex-Mex Musicians and Broadcasters?
Bidi bidi bom bom
"...in the past and will probably do so again." Bidi Bidi Banda..."

July 6, 2018 Music Feature by César E. López Linares

Playback: Strictly Conjunto
“We don’t want this music to die” – Johnny Degollado
"...showing at the Belmont and mind-blowing Selena tribute act Bidi Bidi Banda packed out Mohawk just up the street...."

May 11, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Hustle for the Cause Debuts Chingona Fest ATX
Promoting diversity with a little help from beer
"...Hops & Grain Brewing with local Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda headlining a variety of musical acts...."

April 2, 2018 Food Post by Clara Wang

Playback: SXSW Again Pivots on Rap
Hip-hop sustains the Festival's star power
"...(Best Rock), Night Drive (Best Electronic), and Selena celebrants Bidi Bidi Banda (Best Cover Band). If an AMA night..."

March 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Rodeo Austin: Your Guide to All the Bands, Barrel Racing, and Buckin' Broncs
Ludacris, Young the Giant, and mutton bustin’ top the bill
"...Duelo KASE/KVET stage, 3pm: Conjunto Cats KASE/KVET stage, 5pm: Bidi Bidi Banda KASE/KVET stage, 7pm: La Tradizion 100X Dance..."

March 10, 2018 Chron Events Post by Savannah Opre

The Austin Music Awards’ Ecstatic Experience
Thirty-four awards and six musical sets in 211 minutes
"...Bidi Bidi Banda's Selena fanatic Steph­anie Bergara and the three..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...dozens of borders. Hindustani classical, Spanish flamenco, and Iranian bandari music all feed Atash's transformative stew. No wonder they're..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

2017-18 Austin Music Awards
"...Best Cover Band: Bidi Bidi Banda..."

March 1, 2018 Photo Gallery

The Austin Music Awards’ Ecstatic Experience
Thirty-four awards and six musical sets in 211 minutes
"...Bidi Bidi Banda’s Selena fanatic Stephanie Bergara and the three..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List
Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more
"...He leads a list of almost two-dozen locals, including Bidi Bidi Banda, Black Pistol Fire, Blushing, Buenos Diaz, Capyac,..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

TK Tunchez, Space Creatress
With mercados such as Frida Fridays, this artist and jewelry maker makes room for women of color to share art and build community
"...there's always a guest headliner – Stephanie Bergara of Bidi Bidi Banda performed in October to benefit the victims..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Arts Feature by Leticia Urieta

Council: Take a Deep Breath
Final spring session enters July break on a run
"...exemplars from the city departments. The musical honorees are Bidi Bidi Banda, who will perform one of their legendary..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

CodeNEXT's Sound Check Gets Under Way
There's still (a little) time to tell city planners how you feel about the way Austin's designed
"...Sat., Nov. 21: • *Closing Ceremony, 1-3:30pm. Music: Bidi Bidi Banda, beginning at 1pm. Presentation begins at 2pm...."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Katie Matlack

CodeNEXT Sound Check
Mon.-Sat., Nov. 16-21
"...• *Closing Ceremony, 1-3:30pm. Music: Bidi Bidi Banda, beginning at 1pm. Presentation begins at 2pm...."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

The 25th Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
"...Bidi Bidi Banda performs during the 2015 Hot Sauce Festival..."

Aug. 24, 2015 Photo Gallery

Gay Place: Reverse Peristalsis
This week's theme: Nineties and barf!
"...Bidi Bidi Banda Selena y los Dinos in the form..."

July 24, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Nineties Retro Weekend
Three Saturday events make for one hella dope throwback spectacular
"...your bom bom up north to G'town to support Bidi Bidi Banda and the Tequila Rock Revolution at Hardtails..."

July 22, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

¡Pachanga! By One and All
Spanish, Mexican, Texan – sated en Español!
"...Austin’s Selena tribute Bidi Bidi Banda closed down four hours at the Niño’s..."

May 18, 2015 Music Post by Nina Hernandez

¡Pachanga! Latino Music Festival 2015
"...Stephanie Bergara fronts local Selena tribute act Bidi Bidi Banda at Fiesta Gardens May 16...."

May 18, 2015 Photo Gallery

¡Pachanga! Picks
Pachanga Fest preview
"...Bidi Bidi Banda 3:20pm, Pavilion stage Bidi Bidi Banda showcases..."

May 15, 2015 Music Feature by Michael Toland

This Is Not a Gay Column
AIDS awareness, Liberace, Scruff, and crafty prep for Queerbomb make a week in gay
"...out (plus, comfort classics courtesy of Austin's Selena tribute, Bidi Bidi Banda), but Puro Chingon Collective will offer Chingozine..."

May 15, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Food-o-File: Monday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news: Cinco de Mayo edition
"...Gina Chavez, Mariachi Relampago, and the Selena tribute band, Bidi Bidi Banda. Tuesday, May 5, 5-9pm...."

May 4, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Pachanga Names Very Important Tacos
Listen to music, stuff your face
"...see más from Kinky or hear a technocumbia from Bidi Bidi Banda. We go for the tacos...."

April 23, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Selena Fest Success
Corpus Christi's inaugural Fiesta de la Flor becomes a legend
"...Austinite Stephanie Bergara, lead singer of Bidi Bidi Banda, our local Selena-tribute band, ran into one..."

April 20, 2015 Music Post by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Do You Feel So Used?
Well, OK, if it's aGLIFF, sure ...
"...Selena's Birthday With Bidi Bidi Banda Stephanie Bergara, her big red lips, and..."

April 17, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

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