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

Striking a Chord

Meet Houston's New Music Ensemble: Loop38

How one group is changing the tune of concert offerings in the Bayou City.

12/26/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Dec 16–18

What to Hear, See and Do This Weekend

Day for Night makes noise downtown, the Houston Zoo goes wild with lights and Moody Gardens freezes over.

12/15/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hello, Dolly!

3 Stages of a Dolly Parton Concert

A reluctant fan sees the bedazzled light.

12/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Tune In

International Voices Houston Presents a Multicultural Holiday Concert

Performers from 30 countries celebrate the season with This Shining Night.

12/06/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Tis the Season

Michelle Williams Comes (Back) to Houston

The former Destiny's Child member headlines the Mayor's Holiday Celebration.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 4–6

5 Reasons We're Ready for the Weekend

From fresh falafel at Turkish Fest to hundreds of makers at Art on the Avenue, ring in November with these Bayou City happenings.

11/02/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

Ars Lyrica Opens Jephtha This Saturday

The ensemble's new Fables & Follies season brings this stirring—and challenging—masterpiece to the Hobby Center.

10/10/2016 With Sydney Boyd

Turn it up

Bayou City Band Birthday Club Releases EP this Friday

New music mingles with visual arts at this not-to-be-missed event.

09/29/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music for Millennials

Circle of Fifths Introduces Concert Series for Young Professionals

Five ensembles and chamber music organizations woo the next generation with a collection of performances.

07/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 22-24

Fort Bend Theatre plays The Jungle Book Kids, hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston Ballet Academy presents spring showcase, San Jacinto Day Festival and Francofonia at MFAH.

04/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Events

Weeknight Pick-Me-Ups: Concerts, Plays and Art Shows

Coffee can only do so much to turn your day around.

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 8–10

The annual Art Car Parade rolls through downtown, the Symphony plays Boléro, Moores Opera Center's Anna Karenina, comedian Ron White and singer Tori Kelly at Retention Music Center.

04/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Local Music

Rock Music Found In the Arms of the Sun

Houston post-hardcore band Vox Vocis looks to the distant future for inspiration behind their latest album.

01/20/2016 By Leah Lucio

2015 Concerts In Review

Is Houston Becoming A New Music Capital?

Our fair city keeps making its case with dynamic shows and eclectic artists.

01/20/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer