Editor’s Note

Knock, Knock: Houston’s There

A visit to Last Concert Cafe reveals a hidden haunt magically unchanged by time.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Beyoncé’s Father Builds a Brand-New Girl Group

With Blushhh Music now making the airwaves, Mathew Knowles wonders if destiny can strike twice.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

An Expanded East End Street Fest Brings the Fun This Weekend

The annual music and dance festival on Navigation Boulevard now includes free educational panels for area students.

10/13/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Preview

Ars Lyrica Opens Jephtha This Saturday

The ensemble's new Fables & Follies season brings this stirring—and challenging—masterpiece to the Hobby Center.

10/10/2016 With Sydney Boyd

Concerts

ACL in Pics: Radiohead, M83, Kendrick Lamar and More

The 15th annual Austin City Limits musical festival wrapped up its second and final weekend.

10/10/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth

Cheap Frills

5 Free Events at Miller Outdoor Theatre This October

You won't be shortchanged at these top-notch performances.

10/07/2016 With Glissette Santana

Wildest Dreams

Taylor Swift Headlines Pre-Super Bowl Show in Houston

Lady Gaga isn't the only concert worth catching here next year.

10/04/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Making Sound Waves

A New Music Festival is Headed to Houston

Don't miss the inaugural Middlelands Music and Camping Fest this spring.

10/03/2016 With Mellanie Perez

Turn it up

Bayou City Band Birthday Club Releases EP this Friday

New music mingles with visual arts at this not-to-be-missed event.

09/29/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Music To Our Ears

New Sarah Kelly Music School Hits All the Right Notes

The popular recording artist is setting up shop in The Woodlands.

09/23/2016 With Alex Meyer

Hitsville, Houston

SugarHill Studios, 75 Years Young

Destiny’s Child, Freddy Fender and Willie Nelson are only a few of the legendary artists who've recorded tracks at the nation's oldest studio.

09/19/2016 By Adam Doster

Web Extra

Behind the Scenes at SugarHill Studios

The oldest continually operating recording studio in the country is a legend in its own time.

09/17/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth

Music Fest

5 Must-See Acts at the Day For Night Festival

Featuring Wild Moccasins, Björk and Run the Jewels, this stellar lineup is music to our ears.

09/16/2016 By Greg Fails

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bravo!

Peek Inside Houston Grand Opera's New Season

The annual Studio Showcase previewed riveting scores from upcoming performances.

09/12/2016 By Sydney Boyd

HAW FTW

Drake Tops Off Houston Appreciation Week with a Special Appearance at Warehouse Live

Also: The Canadian rapper dropped some info on a new club coming to town.

09/06/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Weekend Warrior

What to Do, See and Hear this Labor Day Weekend

Funny man (and baritone!) Seth MacFarlane sings with the Symphony + 4 other not-to-be-missed events.

09/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Bow Down

Beyoncé Slayed Everything at the VMAs

Queen B snagged a record eight awards and brought down the house.

08/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

AAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!

CNCO, Latin America's Hottest Boy Band, Heads to Memorial City Mall

Check out a free performance from the most famous pop group you've (probably) never heard of.

08/25/2016 By Leah Lucio