Music Fest

5 Must-See Acts at the Day For Night Festival

Featuring Wild Moccasins, Björk and Run the Jewels, this stellar lineup is music to our ears.

09/16/2016 By Greg Fails

HAW FTW

Drake Tops Off Houston Appreciation Week with a Special Appearance at Warehouse Live

Also: The Canadian rapper dropped some info on a new club coming to town.

09/06/2016 By Marianella Orlando

AAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!

CNCO, Latin America's Hottest Boy Band, Heads to Memorial City Mall

Check out a free performance from the most famous pop group you've (probably) never heard of.

08/25/2016 By Leah Lucio

Just Another Day in Paradise

Phil Vassar Continues to Croon

We spoke with the busy country legend—performing two Houston-area shows this weekend—about his new album, video series and writing by his own rules.

08/08/2016 By Doni Wilson

Box Office Roundup

Golden Tickets of the Week: July 26–31

From Meghan Trainor to a Jean Genet play, we've got the scoop on the hottest performances wrapping up July.

07/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to Do, Hear and See this Weekend: July 22–24

It's coming in hot thanks to Qfest, Bikes + Bats, the Steve Miller Band and a play about Molly Ivins.

07/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ground Control to Major Tom

Houston Symphony Honors David Bowie with a Tribute Concert

Music of David Bowie celebrates the late musician's career.

06/10/2016 By Jennifer Nguyen

The Show Must Go On

Free Press Summer Fest Shines in the Rain

Houston's rainy weather forced FPSF to move to NRG Park once again this year, but that didn't dampen any of the festival's spirit.

06/07/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth

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

Concert

Carrie Underwood Pushes Back Houston Concert Due to Flooding

“Fans can focus on taking care of their families and friends.”

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 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