Music

Countdown

The 15 Biggest Moments in Music of 2022—Texas Edition

We count down the year's top 15 moments in Texas music.

12/30/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

On The Town

Reflections on Astroworld, 1 Year After the Catastrophe

One year later, the 2021 Astroworld Festival tragedy still doesn't make sense.

11/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

MUSIC 

15 Concerts to Keep on Your Radar for 2023

Dates and ticket info for Ed Sheeran, Blink-182, and more big acts set to hit Houston in 2023.

10/11/2022 By Amarie Gipson

On The Town

Clutch City Clubs: 11 of Houston's Greatest Nightclubs

Clé, Babylon, Heart, and Rise Rooftop are just a few of the greatest places to grab a drink and a dance after the sun sets.

10/03/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Shelby Stewart and Daniel Renfrow

Sound Off

Forget That Study—Houston Is a Live Music Mecca

Why is Houston still considered undervalued as a place for the arts, even though music is a core part of the city’s cultural reputation?

09/19/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Fall Arts Guide 2022

5 Houston Bands You Need to Know About in 2022

Who are the latest and greatest musical acts from this fair city? We’re so glad you asked.

09/19/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

Fall Arts Guide 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Houston's Arts and Entertainment Scene This Fall

Your guide to Houston events in theater, dance, opera, visual art, live music, comedy, film, books, and more.

09/19/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Chris Gray

Chills and Thrills

Baytown’s about to Get Spooky with the Freaky Deaky Festival

Freaky Deaky is coming to Texas over Halloween weekend! Here's what to know about pricing, camping, and more.

09/09/2022 By Shelby Stewart

THINGS TO DO

What to Expect from the 2022 Houston Blues and Jazz Festival

The local festival returns in September for two full weekend performances and events.

08/30/2022 By Alexia Partouche

JUST DANCE

A Reimagined South Beach Reopens After a Four-Year Break

A reimagined South Beach returns this week with a new look, new sound and lighting technology, and its famous cooling ice jets.

07/14/2022 By Daniel Renfrow

BLACK MUSIC MONTH

These Black Texans Are Shaping Music Around the World

We are celebrating iconic artists from Texas such as Robert Glasper, Beyoncé, Leon Bridges, and more.

06/24/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Shelby Stewart

Summer Beats

Texas Summer Music Playlist

Take an epic summer road trip with our Texas summer music playlist, which includes artists such as Parquet Courts, Aaron Stephens, and more.

06/20/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

TEASER

Beyoncé Announces a New Music Drop. We Knew It Was Coming.

Beyoncé just announced the album Renaissance will be out next month, confirming our suspicions that new music was on the way.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Shelby Stewart

MUSIC

Travis Scott Returns to the Festival Stage Later This Year

In the first major performances since the Astroworld tragedy in 2021, can the Houston rapper’s reputation be revived?

05/25/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

CULTURE

This Local Nonprofit is Making Learning Entertaining

Reading With A Rapper tackles gaps in student literacy with popular music and entertianment.

05/19/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Making History

Bun B Is Ready to Be an Executive

The legendary rapper has reached momentous highs and has no plans of slowing down.

04/21/2022 By Shelby Stewart

CITY OF MUSIC

Houston Joins International Celebration of Music This Summer

The summer solstice music festival will include all-day performances throughout the city.

04/15/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Music

New Music From Houston Artists Released Through March

Houston artists have released new country, R&B, and pop music this season.

03/31/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Review

George Strait Ends the Rodeo’s 90th Anniversary Comeback

Completing its month-long run with the country legend.

03/24/2022 By Marco Torres Photography by Marco Torres

Music Festivals

Texas Smoke Break Brings Some of Rap’s Best to Houston this Weekend

The festival lineup includes DJ Drama, Dom Kennedy, Monaleo, and Le$, with 2 Chainz headlining

03/18/2022 By Shelby Stewart