Meet the Musician

Bruce Robison's New Album Is Rooted in Texas Traditions

The Bandera native, who performs in Houston this week, channeled Lone Star legends in Bruce Robison & The Back Porch Band.

04/25/2017 By Chris Becker

Music Monday

From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started

Hear the music legend croon songs from his new album at The Heights Theater this Friday.

04/24/2017 By Chris Becker

All That Jazz

Grammy-Winning Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Performs in Houston

Hear the legendary musician and film composer blare his trumpet at the Wortham Center this Saturday.

04/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Hear Zucchero—the Otis Redding of Italy—in Houston

The Italian blues musician stops by The Heights Theater this weekend.

04/11/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Let the Good Times Roll with Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Not to toot their own horn, but this New Orleans brass band brings the best live music to Houston this Thursday.

03/28/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Meet Trailblazing Pakistani Singer, Sanam Marvi

Traditionally, women never performed Sufi style music. Until now.

03/27/2017 By Chris Becker

Visual Art

A New Sculpture Exhibition at MFAH Gets (Hyper) Real

Ron Mueck's emotionally charged sculptures chronicle the various stages of human life, from birth to death.

03/21/2017 By Chris Becker

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

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

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

Concert

Need Valentine's Day Plans? Hear Raquel Cepeda Croon Jazz Songs at MATCH

Couples and jazz aficionados alike will fall in love with the Venezuelan singer's beautiful ballads.

02/10/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Oceans of Slumber Returns to Houston After European Tour

The Bayou City metal band celebrates its homecoming with a performance this Valentine's Day.

02/09/2017 By Chris Becker

Music Festival

Trinity Jazz Festival Hosts Local Legend, Billy Harper

Hear Harper and other jazz aficionados at the 16th annual celebration.

01/19/2017 By Chris Becker

All That Jazz

Hear Groundbreaking Cuban Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in Houston

The revolutionary jazz musician—and winner of 10 Grammy Awards—brings his vivacious music to the Bayou City.

01/17/2017 By Chris Becker

All that Jazz

The Jazz Church of Houston Highlights Bayou City Musicians

Tierney Malone’s installation at Project Row Houses shows why Houston is the jazz capital of Texas.

12/29/2016 By Chris Becker