Jazz

Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter: "Jazz to Me Means, 'I Dare You'"

The 80-year-old saxophonist, who played with Miles Davis and Art Blakey and was a co-founder of Weather Report, brings his quartet to Houston tonight.

04/04/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Concert

Tonight at Warehouse Live: Wild Child

The up-and-coming Austin indie-folk band opens for Robert Ellis tonight.

04/03/2014 By Sydney Lopez

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

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

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: Going Mad for Lucia Di Lammermoor

Soprano Jessica Jones leads a talented ensemble in new production of the bel canto classic.

03/31/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 28–30

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

03/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Event

Tonight at Big Top Lounge: Soul Men

The DJs of "A Fistful of Soul" have been spinning Motown classics and obscure vintage vinyl at Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge since 2009.

03/21/2014 By Alice Alsup

Opera

Helms Takes the Helm at Opera in the Heights

The former Houston Grand Opera special projects manager takes new position leading the 18-year-old company.

03/20/2014 By Holly Beretto

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 21–23

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

03/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: A Coffin in Egypt is Dead on Arrival

Despite an extraordinary performance by 68-year-old Frederica von Stade, the HGO world premiere opera falls flat.

03/18/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 14–16

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

03/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Pop

Review: Vedi, Vici, St. Vincent

Dallas-born indie sensation brings her eccentric choreography and uninhibited sound to House of Blues.

03/11/2014 By Dean Davis

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: John Cramer

The musician and artist offers a tour of his mental landscape

03/07/2014 By Peter Holley

Pop Music

Review: Lorde Holds Court at Bayou Music Center

The 17-year-old New Zealand pop sensation and recent Grammy winner brings her anti-consumerist message to Houston.

03/06/2014 By Dean Davis

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 7–9

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

03/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Classical

WindSync Shakes Up World of Chamber Music

Acclaimed Houston wind quintet makes a name for itself by playing without sheet music and experimenting with performance styles.

03/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Local Music

The Tontons Debut New Album (with a Little Help from Their Friends)

Buxton and The Octopus Project join local music stalwarts as they unveil music from their latest release.

03/03/2014 By Dean Davis

Opera

You Can’t Keep a Good Diva Down

In the HGO’s A Coffin in Egypt, a once-retired opera legend returns to the stage.

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

News

Did This Man Write Houston's Official Theme Song?

Local "inspirational rapper" Rocko Stedy claims to have been commissioned to write anthem for the city.

02/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28–March 2

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

02/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

List

The 10 Worst Songs of the Century (So Far): Part II

In which we count down the final songs on our worst-of-the-worst list

02/25/2014 By Michael Hardy