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Cumbia Sobre El Rio
Monterrey's Celso Piña and his 21st Century cumbia
"...negotiations, in walks Celso Piña, "El Rey de la Cumbia Colombiana."..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

Cumbia de la Pachanga!
Nine hours at Fiesta Garden's Latino Music Festival on Saturday turns into a rock en Español empanada
"...guitar-, and percussion-driven Woodstock, both headliners – Mexico City cumbia rockers Mexican Institute of Sound and Chihuahua-originated black-hat Tejano..."

June 2, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Heavy Cumbia: Celso Piña
9:15pm, Hierba stage
"...More than 30 years ago, Celso Piña introduced cumbia into Mexico and established his native Monterrey as the..."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Priscila Mosqueda

Inside La Cumbia Lounge
"...Few "civilians" have seen the inside of La Cumbia Lounge, Michael Ramos' Lake Austin studio and the incubator..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Everything
What do Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, and Ocote Soul Sounds have in common? Prince, Maceo Parker, and Larry Harlow!
"...with a grinning mix of salsa, funk, and psychedelic cumbia...."

June 13, 2008 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

The Music of Hot Sauce Fest 2016
Get to know the bands scorching the Hot Sauce Fest stage this year
" diverse as the salsas they're tasting. This year cumbia, latin rhythms and country take center stage...."

Aug. 16, 2016 Chron Events Post by Tamar Price

Grupo Fantasma’s Quinceañera
And you thought you had Problemas
"...From rocking lo-fi cumbia in an Empanada Parlour at the millennium to snagging..."

Oct. 29, 2015 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Dallas Acid blows some bubbles, KUTX remembers the Armadillo, and more music for the moment
"...conjunto album in decades." – Raoul Hernandez Como Las Movies, "Cumbia de los Monjes"..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Zen of Revolution
Career sideman Michael Ramos steps out with 'Charanga Cakewalk'
"...The first LP, 2005's Loteria de la Cumbia Lounge, fused cumbia and electronica with a go-for-broke, rock..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Music Feature by Dave Marsh

Celso Piña
"...enjoy the blaring salsa of Grupo Fantasma and dubbed-out cumbia-step of Corpus Christi selector El Dusty. Squeezebox maestro and..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

ACL Music Fest Sunday Interviews
Stretching cumbia from Bollywood to Belgian disco-pop
"...explosive results than Bomba Estéreo. The Colombian group fused cumbia with pounding electro-beats and psychedelic surf guitar on 2009..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Wednesday Showcases
Wednesday SXSW showcases at a glance
"...The relentless bump-bump-bump of Colombia's Bomba Estéreo adds tropical cumbia (or cumbia caribe) beats to the mix, which rhyme..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Go South of the Border With These 15 Latinx Acts
"...the outer reaches of the galaxies. Heavily rooted in cumbia's low-end theory, the arresting Spanish vocals of Carolina Oliveros..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Live Music to See This Weekend
Your cheat sheet for three days of fun
"...Krista Van Liew open. – Rachel Rascoe Festival de Cumbia en la Capital..."

July 28, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

SXSW Preview: Kumbia Queers
A Q&A with Ali Gua Gua of Kumbia Queers
"...didn´t want to play punk so we started doing cumbia...."

March 14, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Latin melting pot fuses into Pachanga Fest
"...but Celso Piña might be the better "get," a cumbia pioneer transforming rock and jazz's red-headed stepchild – fusion..."

May 10, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Thursday Showcases
"...Ninety Proof Lounge Like tango in its infancy, Colombian-born cumbia has long been snooted at in Argentina as music..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature

Sonic Transmissions Festival III
"...encompasses everything from free jazz and improvisational electronics to cumbia...."

Sept. 15, 2017 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Siempre Selena
Game changer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez prompts Corpus Christi's inaugural "Selena Fest"
"...but for this diaspora of American funk, R&B, and cumbia."..."

April 10, 2015 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

El Wizard Adrian Quesada's Multiplicity
Ex-Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada diversifies
" floors with a swirling mix of salsa and cumbia before leaving the band last year. He'd cut back..."

July 18, 2014 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

SXSW Wednesday Showcases
"...La Santa Cecilia suggests a transgender Nick Cave gone cumbia. – Tim Stegall Sounds From Uruguay..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Wednesday International Bands
Wednesday's just the beginning!
"...Cumbia on steroids. Boom goes the dynamite...."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Saturday Showcases
Last night of SXSW 2011 and still plenty of one-venue hang time
" that's cited as the main exponent of New Cumbia Chilena. The ninepiece ensemble issued its first stateside release..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...and mad rumbia, a blend of rock, rumba, and cumbia, combined with his muscular vocals, is nothing short of..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Grupo Fantasma
Record Review
"...myriad flavors of Latin music: rumba, son, salsa, Tejano, cumbia, ranchero, etc. Proficient in these styles, this local 12-piece..."

April 9, 2004 Music Review by David Lynch

Monterrey Bound
"...The following are cumbia clubs to check out, with a caveat: Many of..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

The Kings of Monterrey
Hanging out in Monterrey with a passel of up-and-coming Mexican rockers
"...their brand of "Norteño Freestyle" -- a blend of cumbia, rock, and hip-hop -- to Scholz Garten during South..."

June 16, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

2020’s Hot Sauce Festival Music Acts
Get sweaty in the privacy of your home with these performers
"...Como Las Movies is an indie cumbia-pop quartet from Austin, which NPR described as "...a colorful,..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Food Feature

Colombian Folkloric Post-Punks Nemegata Drop Four-Star Debut
Local trio finds the fire of the jaguar
"...ideology manifested as the band launched the swirling psychedelic cumbia of "Si Landero Fuera a Marte," a woozy madcap..."

July 3, 2020 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Atlas Maior
"...the MVP, keeping things fresh with surf beats ("Nastaran"), cumbia ("Cumbia Raposa"), and even a rock thump ("Huzzam Hive,..."

June 14, 2019 Music Review by Michael Toland

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