Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 6–8

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

festival

Slideshow: Free Press Summer Fest

The good, the bad, and the muddy from FPSF 2014

06/02/2014 Photography by Dan Joyce

#FPSF

Five Scenes from Summer Fest

The Summer Fest moments we'll never forget, for better or worse

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Dan Joyce

Texas Music Festival

When Is a Local Festival No Longer Just Local?

The Texas Music Festival welcomed its first class of students in 1990, and has since attracted an international following.

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

The Top Five Summer Fest Bands: Day 2

No time for sleeping in on Sunday—grab brunch and head back out to Buffalo Bayou for another full day of music, including our top under-the-radar picks.

05/30/2014 By Dean Davis

Picks

The Top Five Summer Fest Bands: Day 1

Forget Jack White and Lauryn Hill. Here are the best under-the-radar bands you should be watching on Saturday.

05/29/2014 By Dean Davis

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Classical

Review: Houston Symphony Pops Finishes Season on High Note

Actor Victor Garber helps the orchestra close out its 2013–2014 season in style.

05/26/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Music

The Thrill on the Hill

Motown-themed show has become a Memorial Day weekend tradition for soul enthusiasts.

05/22/2014 By Chris Abshire

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 23–25

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

H-TOWN MUSIC HEROES

The Gangster of Love from the Third Ward

Far more influential than famous, Johnny "Guitar" Watson effortlessly and flamboyantly excelled in every era from blues to rap.

05/16/2014 By John Lomax

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT

Wolf Gang Crosses the Atlantic and Drops by Fitzgerald's

Indie British band, Wolf Gang, talks about how Houston inspires them

05/14/2014 By Silvia Pera

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 16–18

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Review

Review: Mahler's Eighth Provides Glimpse of Transcendence

With Eschenbach on the podium, the monumental "Symphony of a Thousand" proves the perfect way to end the Houston Symphony's Centennial Season.

05/10/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 9–11

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

05/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 2–4

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

#FPSF

Before Free Press Summer Fest, a Local Band Reflects

As Free Press Summer Fest surges in popularity, a local band ponders its future.

04/30/2014 By Dean Davis

Celebration

It's Official: The Eldorado Ballroom Is Historic

Venerable Third Ward institution that hosted Ray Charles and Count Basie celebrates its Texas Historical Marker with a weekend-long party.

04/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Opera

Review: HGO's Carmen Lacks Passion

Despite strong vocal performances, opera missing Bizet's original fire

04/28/2014 By Sydney Boyd