Festival Season

In Photos: Houston Acts Take the Stage at SXSW

Deep Cuts and Robert Glasper are just a few of the friendly faces at this year's festival.

03/16/2017 Photography by Chisum Pierce

All Concerts Considered

Pink Martini and Ari Shapiro Join the Houston Symphony This Weekend

The multilingual orchestra and NPR correspondent—yes, he can sing!—stops by the Bayou City.

03/15/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Tune In

Steering Clear of the Rodeo? Hear These Top Non-Arena Concerts This Weekend

Rather not fight traffic around the NRG Stadium? Then these performances will be music to your ears.

03/09/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Road Trip

5 Reasons to Make the Drive to Austin for SXSW

Reason No. 1: Joe Biden.

03/09/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Concert

Trumpeter Marquis Hill Jazzes Up the Music World

Da Camera presents toe-tappin' tunes from Chicago's young and talented contemporary jazz ensemble.

03/08/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

After 25 Years, Cowboy Mouth's Fred LeBlanc is Just Getting Warmed Up

Get to know the New Orleanian drummer before his Bayou City performance.

03/07/2017 By Chris Becker

Rodeo News

Updated: Old Dominion Cancels Rodeo Concert, Replaced by Cody Johnson

After an unexpected cancellation, Johnson will headline this Wednesday night.

03/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Rodeo Roundup

Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson and More Rodeo Concerts to Catch This Week (March 7–12)

The first week of Rodeo Houston sounds pretty darn good.

03/06/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Opera

HGO's World Premiere of Some Light Emerges Is Inspired by the Rothko Chapel

The new opera by Pulitzer prize winner Mark Campbell highlights philanthropist Dominique de Menil.

02/28/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Performing Arts

White Oak Music Hall Sets the Stage for Up-And-Coming Artists

The venue's COLLAB program gives new talent a much-needed platform.

02/23/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Classical Concert

In Brentano String Quartet’s Art of Fugue, Dance and Music Collide

Da Camera presents Bach's legendary—and incomplete—composition.

02/21/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Tune In

Amos Lee, Kevin Garrett + More Concerts to Catch This Week

February is closing with top-notch tunes around town.

02/21/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Bringing Saxy Back

Don't Miss Leading Saxophonist Joshua Redman's Da Camera Concert

Get ready for all that jazz at the Wortham Center this Friday.

02/20/2017 By Chris Becker

Model Citizens

In Photos: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

The magazine hosted its first-ever swimsuit fest in downtown Houston this past weekend.

02/20/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Concert

The Houston Symphony Performs Motown Classics and Pop Hits

From Aretha Franklin to Adele, classical vocalist N’Kenge strikes a chord at R&B Mixtape.

02/16/2017 By Chris Becker

Tune In

These Are the Five Must-See Acts at Free Press Summer Fest 2017

From Lone Star lady Solange to Scottish band Frightened Rabbit, FPSF brings the heat June 3–4.

02/15/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Preview

Da Camera Presents the Ultimate Chamber Music Duet

New life is brought to the classic genre in this one-of-a-kind concert.

02/14/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Higher Learning

Rice University Adds Rapper Pimp C's Archives to Hip-Hop Collection

Along with former rap partner Bun B, Rice professor Anthony Pinn is preserving Pimp C's work for future generations to study.

02/13/2017 By Camilo Smith

Review

Verdi’s Requiem Makes Its Dynamic Debut in Houston

HGO brings this hauntingly-good opera to the Bayou City.

02/13/2017 By Sydney Boyd