Party City

The Bands and DJs to Book for Your Next Bash

Plus, Houston's most unique entertainers for kids—and, fine, grown-ups, too.

08/26/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

Bayou City Bash

Party City: How to Throw the Perfect Celebration in Houston

We at Houstonia decided to do the leg work for you with this guide, even asking local pros to share their secrets. All that’s left to do? Find an excuse to host one. Given how much Houstonians love a good party, we’re sure you’ll think of something.

08/26/2019 Edited by Abby Ledoux

Surprise, Surprise

Who's Performing at Tonight's Sofar Show? You'll Have to Wait and See

The international series of pop-up concerts is growing in Houston, and audiences are eating it up.

04/29/2019 By Hannah Che

All the Buzz

These Elderly Houstonians Started a Kazoo Band. Turns Out It Has Little to Do With Music.

Ode to Joy uses a quirky hobby to explore the realities of aging.

03/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The Truth

Vérité Pops into Houston

Learn more about Kelsey Byrne's musical act ahead of a Tuesday show.

10/05/2018 By Madonna Matta

Beachy Goodness

Listen to 18 Summers, Rome Hero Foxes' Buzz-Worthy New Release

The refined sophomore album could propel the Houston band to national attention.

07/31/2018 By Cory Garcia

Album Review

Everything Here Has a Little Bit of, Uh, Everything

The new album from The Suffers further expands their already all-encompassing sound.

07/13/2018 By Cory Garcia

Boyish 👋

On Look Together, Wild Moccasins Make the Bad Times Sound Good

Huge hooks and subtweets abound on the Houston indie-pop group's first album in four years.

07/04/2018 By Cory Garcia

Let's Go

Matt and Kim Are Un-Retired and Ready to Play

The bubbly Brooklyn duo talks their new album ahead of next week's show at White Oak Music Hall.

04/04/2018 By Josh Davis

Bayougraphy

Cassandra Chiles Is Fighting For Equality, One Song at a Time

The trans guitarist and her band Giant Kitty make confronting hatred so punk rock.

02/28/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Music Talk

Let's Talk About Talk, Vodi's Debut Album

"If Fleetwood Mac produced a soundtrack to Stranger Things, it would sound a whole lot like local Houston band Vodi’s debut album."

11/22/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Far out

Mantra Love Teases Psych-Rock Reinvention with New Single 'Strawberry Milk'

The Houston band's music delivers a lasting, enjoyable trip without the necessity of any drugs.

07/18/2017 By Catalina Campos