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On Tuesday, April 30, the Hobby Center put on the Tony Award-winning new musical, A Girl From the North Country. Featuring a unique take Bob Dylan‘s discography, this musical tells the story of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guest house filled with music, life, and hope. Set in 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota (Bob […]

On March 1, 2024, Faye Webster released her fifth studio album, Underdressed at the Symphony, a genre-blending piece consisting of ten tracks. The album creates a dreamy, philosophical place, where Webster asks questions and confesses truths. Since June 2023, the singer-songwriter has been releasing the occasional single, teasing an upcoming era. Finally, earlier this year, […]

A Brief Look on Jazz History Jazz, a uniquely American genre, emerged in the early 19th and 20th centuries in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 1920s marked its peak, introducing big band jazz, smooth vocalists, and experimental musical aspects. This distinct blend of elements makes Jazz a musicality like no other. To pay tribute to its […]

South African star Tyla recently released her self-titled debut album TYLA, March 22, 2024, containing her hit songs “Water” and “Truth or Dare”. One could argue that Tyla has been repopularizing afro-beats and amapiano, especially considering the newly added Grammy category, “Best African Music Performance”, which Tyla was awarded with just this past February. The […]

The Queen of Pop is back. After a five-year music hiatus, Ariana Grande is back with her new album Eternal Sunshine. On March 8, 2024, Ariana Grande made her return to the music industry with her seventh studio album. A thirteen-track album, to which Billboard has described as “an intensely personal reflection on her divorce […]

Alexander Stewart constantly stands out for his heart-wrenching lyrics and strong instrumentals. His vulnerability wins crowds over, as he sings about all that may come with love: happiness, heartbreak and everything in between. On March 8, 2024, the artist released “broken by you,” a brand new single about the bittersweet anticipation of departing from a […]

Forming in Hoboken, N.J. in the early 1980s, Yo La Tengo (Spanish for “I got it”) began paving their path. By the early 90s, lovebirds Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan found the final addition to the band, bassist player James McNew. Now almost forty years later, Yo La Tengo is still on the road.  Supporting […]

For one week only, the Hobby Center showcased Les Misérables, inspired by the classic novel written by Victor Hugo. Les Misérables, a highly successful sung-through pop opera known worldwide, has been making its way across America for quite some time now. This epic showcase has been pulling at the heartstrings of theater-lovers for over forty […]

There’s something really special about witnessing beginner artists in your own generation learning how to work on their craft, find their footing in the music industry and learning how to be a successful artist. I’ve picked out two such artists, both of whom I’ve been following long enough on the internet to understand how their […]

On December 1, 2023, Samara Joy McLendon, more frequently known as Samara Joy, graced everyone’s ears with her beautiful voice at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas. Following the release of her holiday EP, A Joyful Holiday, the two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz singer put on quite a show with her own spin on classic […]

The last time Billie Marten came to Texas was in 2016.  The UK born artist gave a headlining show last Thursday in Austin at 3TEN ACL. Marten released her first EP, As Long As in 2015 and gained popularity in the soft indie genre. She is currently touring in support of her most recent album release, […]

Megan Moroney released her debut album Lucky earlier this year. With her platinum selling song “Tennessee Orange,” she has gained a loyal fanbase and popularity among the country world. Moroney has sold out many shows in her first headlining tour, one of which was the Houston show.  Last week Moroney gave a glitter filled yet heartfelt performance […]

Last week, Beach fossils visited Houston on their Bunny tour. Their newest album released in June has received appreciation from long time and newer fans too. This time around, Beach fossils gave another exceptional performance at Warehouse Live.  From their first studio self-titled album in 2010 to the recent release of Bunny, many Beach Fossils […]

With the one-year anniversary of this EP approaching, I decided to analyze every track on this intricate piece of art. Christian Leave, an indie pop musician, has extended boundaries by providing a new perspective on heartbreak. In his EP, Superstar, Leave tells the story of someone trying to rekindle a faded spark while feeling inferior to their […]

If you know of Omar Apollo, you see this man never has a bad song. His albums have taken a liking to more and more people as his fame grows. His last album Ivory was the cause of his sudden rise in popularity back in 2022. Mostly, known for his song “Evergreen (You Didn’t Deserve […]

On Thursday, Sept. 21, Tejano fans arrived at Toyota Center anticipating a performance from Mexican singer Christian Nodal. When I arrived to the Toyota Center, I noticed a sea of ranchero hats and cowboy boots. Fan were dressed in anticipation for Christian Nodal. I was in awe of the compassionate fans, and I patiently waited […]

Pentatonix performed at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion as part of their The World Tour on Thursday, September 7th. The crowd waited in great anticipation.

Ice Nine Kills performed their Fear The Premiere Tour at the Bayou Music Center on Tuesday, August 22nd. The energy was high, with many performing that night.

The High School Reunion Tour has officially hit the space city with star-studded acts DJ Drama, Berner, Warren G, Too Short, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg.  The headlining tour of Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg is full of nostalgia as they run through their deep catalog. Throughout the night you could see fans of all […]

After seeing the Barbie movie in theaters, I realized the soundtrack is a pop girl’s dream summer playlist. Here are my top five songs on Barbie the Album: 1. “Speed Drive” by Charli XCX I went into this movie expecting Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice’s remix of “Barbie Girl” to be my favorite song on […]


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