Big Ole Freak

Megan Thee Stallion's Fever Release Party Was the Most Houston Thing Ever

The 24-year-old rapper is blowing up right now. To celebrate her new project, Spotify threw her (and her fans) an outrageous hometown party.

05/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Duty Calls

The Houston Symphony Chorus Challenges Itself With Rachmaninoff's The Bells

The all-volunteer chorus is up to the task.

05/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Austin City Limits

The 2019 ACL Lineup Is the Best In Years

Do you like artists like Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B, Robyn, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, and Childish Gambino? You might consider planning your road trip now.

04/30/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Surprise, Surprise

Who's Performing at Tonight's Sofar Show? You'll Have to Wait and See

The international series of pop-up concerts is growing in Houston, and audiences are eating it up.

04/29/2019 By Hannah Che

Music

Meet the Houstonian Who Produced the Biggest Latin Hit in the World

Scott Summers is the man behind 'Con Calma.'

04/25/2019 By Jeff Balke

Tag Team

A Chamber Piece So Difficult, the Composer Says It's Too Hard for Him to Play

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra tackles James Stephenson's frenetic "Chase Sequence."

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

notorious

Ars Lyrica Continues to Stretch Itself with San Giovanni Battista

The early music ensemble will tackle an ambitious Baroque composition this weekend.

03/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

jams

The Ultimate Houston Commuter's Playlist

Make the best of that grueling commute with this playlist of Houston-born/Houston-based artists.

03/26/2019 By Juan Grimas

in between

Making Space for A New Kind of Jazz Quartet

Mark Guiliana's Space Heroes brings his unique group to the Wortham this weekend.

03/20/2019 By Hannah Che

VIP

Our Early Music Festival Picks for 2019

Nowadays, festival season lasts about eight months of the year. Here are our favorite early-season picks.

03/18/2019 By Emilee Calametti

When I Get Home

Solange on the Third Ward: 'It'll Always Be in My Work'

On Sunday evening, the younger Knowles sister laid out her love for Houston.

03/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

When I Get Home

Solange's New Album Examines the Houston That Molded Her

The artist describes it as an "exploration of origin."

03/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Back to the 713

Travis Scott Gets a Key to the City and Proves, Once Again, the Party Never Ends

The Houston native’s spirited hometown tour stop saw a surprise appearance from...Mayor Turner.

02/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Natural sound

You Must Experience the Environmental Wonder of Inuksuit

Melding music, nature, and place, John Luther Adams's monumental percussion work comes to Rice this Saturday.

02/13/2019 By Hannah Che

weeeeeewooooo

This Theremin Concert Should Sound Out-of-This-World

After all, the Apollo Chamber Players sought out the best player. Literally.

02/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Concert Preview

Chucho Valdés Is Just Getting Started

On African music: “If I think that less than 20 percent has been explored, I still have 80 percent ahead to continue advancing its roots."

02/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Halftime Show

Make Your Choice: Chamber Music or Super Bowl LIII?

Kinetic, Houston's conductorless ensemble, presents a "very physical, and very visually engaging" program that goes head-to-head with a certain football game.

01/31/2019 By Hannah Che

Ice House

How Saxophone Player Jean-Baptiste Jacquet Integrated Houston Audiences

The musician, along with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and others, led the way to play the first major desegregated concert in the Bayou City.

01/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Kings of Swing

The Houston Jazz Orchestra Is a Big-Band Time Machine

Pat your foot at HJO's House of Blues performance every month.

01/28/2019 By Chris Gray

paw-some times

Bear Witness to This Revamped Peter and the Wolf

A Houston Zoo–ROCO partnership brings the Prokofiev classic to an expanded black bear habitat.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto