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Miguel and others light up San Antonio

Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Ellyson Ortega

October 30, 2019

Veteran R&B artist, Miguel, headlined Mala Luna for the first time. His performances were sonically pleasing with the tracks “Criminal,” “How Many Drinks,” “Do You,” “Coffee,” “Adorn,” “Waves,” “Pineapple Skies” and “Sky Walker.” During his performances, he spoke ab...

Women of Mala Luna

Women of Mala Luna

Josefina Hernandez

October 30, 2019

The last weekend of October ended on a high note for the thousands that attended the Mala Luna Music Festival. One of Mala Luna’s most important aspects was having more female acts than the 2018 lineup. Canada’s finest, Jessie Reyez, performed for hundreds and poured her heart out as she sang for...


Photo by Ellyson Ortega

Ellyson Ortega

October 30, 2019

First time headliner Russ was the last to perform at the 2019 Mala Luna Festival. Russ is known to engineer and produce his own music. He kicked off his electric performance with “The Flute Song” and other songs such as “Pull The Trigger,” “Ride Slow” and “Wife You Up.” Russ also sang...

Pre-Coverage: Mala Luna 2019

Photo Courtesy of Brandon Todd

Alex Hanks

October 23, 2019

Mala Luna is back in the Alamo City with a packed lineup for their fourth straight year. With how new the festival is, the lineup’s progression is noticeable as more prominent artists are added to the roster each year. It will be interesting to see the dynamic of the myriad of female performers t...

A preview of the 2018 Mala Luna Music Festival


Natalia Brookens

October 26, 2018

Fly me to the moon The Nelson Wolff Stadium will host the third annual Mala Luna Festival on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28. This year, Mala Luna will benefit the Miracle League of San Antonio. The festival is made up of unique outfits, tasty food trucks, fans and world famous artists. Mala Luna not only brings p...

Music & Art Festivals- Paisano Bite

Kat Joseph and Maya Halabi

October 20, 2017

Maya Halabi discusses San Antonio's upcoming Mala Luna and Luminaria festivals. She also reviews Austin City Limits.   Host- Maya Halabi Videographers- Kat Joseph, Oscar Torres, and James Ayala Video editors- Oscar Torres   Check out other videos from The Paisano. Subscrib...

Bad moon rising

Confetti showers the crowd at last years Mala Luna. Photo courtesy of Greg Noir

Natalia Brookens and Maya Halabi

October 19, 2017

ScoreMore Shows brings back Mala Luna festival to Nelson Wolff Stadium with a hella lit lineup.   When you think San Antonio, what are the first three things that pop into your head? For many, they are probably bootleg Selena merch, the Spurs and the River Walk. Thanks to the people at ScoreM...

Mala Luna makes a great first impression

UTSA flag at Mala Luna. Photos by Tristan Ipock

Casey Luna

November 2, 2016

On Oct. 29 and 30, the inaugural Mala Luna music festival exploded onto the San Antonio music scene and brought with it the first music festival in San Antonio to truly compete with the Austin festival circuit. The sold-out crowd embraced Mala Luna with open arms and came in full force with a consta...