Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 4–6

Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.

03/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Choir Culture

Mexicantos Features Polyphony Spree and Country's Rich History

Houston Chamber Choir's latest performance, Mexicantos: Five Centuries of Mexican Choral Treasures, taps into Mexico's choral history.

02/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Slideshows

Into The Ethereal

Indie-pop foursome Unknown Mortal Orchestra touched the stars/disco lights with its out-of-this-world eclectic sounds.

02/15/2016 Photography by Mohammed Zain

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

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

Day For Night

We Own The Nights

Houston's newest music fest, Day For Night, lights up Silver Street Studios with supersonic sounds and a mountain of high tech visual art.

12/25/2015 Photography by William Geoffrey Wood

Q&A

A Good Year of Suffer–ing

Houston's favorite soul band, The Suffers, closes out its best year on a high note at House of Blues.

12/21/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Immerse Yourself in the Day For Night Festival

Free Press Summer Fest’s new cold-weather counterpart spares Houstonians the burn.

11/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Pitch Perfect

No Instruments, No Problem

As this year’s Straight No Chaser show nears, we try to lure UH a capella groups into a little smack talk.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 18-20

Ariana Grande in Concert, The wildLIFE Project at HCCC, Groove Fest in Downtown Houston, Yes, Indeed! Music Fest and Elephant Open House at Houston Zoo.

09/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Readings/Concerts

The piano man, the Barefoot Contessa and the musings of a Texas memoirist

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Entertainment

Fall Arts Preview 2015

One (nervous) arts editor’s guide to the fall’s hottest tickets.

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Music News

A Tale of Two Venues

Houston’s live music scene grows with White Oak Music Hall, revamped Fitzgerald’s

08/14/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Performance Follow Up

Carrie and Lowell and Steven

After Sufjan Stevens's May 11 performance, what can we take away from his music?

05/15/2015 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Year in Review

The Best of 2014 in the Arts

2014 was a year of retrenchment in the arts world.

12/22/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier By Michael Hardy

Concert

Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z Knock It Out of the Park

The married couple's sold-out Minute Maid Park concert didn't disappoint.

07/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

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

Preview

Robert Ellis and Shakey Graves Team Up at Fitzgerald’s

Two up-and-coming folk musicians share a double bill this Friday.

12/26/2013 By Dean Davis

Pop Music

Going Back to the Caldwell

James Essary's new indie rock band prepares to release their first album

05/21/2013 By Daniel Renfrow