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Born Nemah Hasan, Palestinian-Canadian pop rock singer Nemahsis recently went viral for singing Lorde’s “Team” a capella over photos and videos of her country, beautifully capturing her people and her land’s strength and resistance. The cover compelled me to learn more about her, and I was entranced by her siren-like voice and moving lyrics. Though […]

In collaboration with the Hobby Center for Performing Arts, Harrison Guy and his team at Urban Souls Dance Company performed a unique dance experience called Souls of Black Houston on Saturday February 10th. In addition to the highlight of the night and arguably Guy’s greatest work, “Colored Carnegie,” the story of Houston’s first Black library, the program […]

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 […]

Each year, thousands of people fill the city of Austin to attend the massive city-wide South by Southwest festival (SXSW); a nine-day long showcasing of the best and newest in music, film and technology. Locals and visitors of Austin alike join together to enjoy music and comedy showcases, film and tv screenings, exhibitions, networking opportunities, […]

Last Monday, Faye Webster paid Houston a visit on the lawn of White Oak Music Hall. Hundreds of fans gathered on the grassy and muddy hill to witness the twenty-six year old singer-songwriter perform with her band. Her set ran about an hour long, and she performed a combination of songs from her albums I […]

Fifteen years after John Lennon’s death in 1980, the remaining members of The Beatles began to work on arranging the last song that Lennon wrote, “Now and Then.” Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison tried their best to include Lennon’s vocals, but because of the inferior technology of the tapes, they were unsuccessful.  However, […]

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Kevin Gates, along with special guests BigXThaPlug, Kayla G and DJ Chose, brought the Only the Generals tour to 713 Music Hall. DJ Chose Hosted by Houston’s very own DJ Chose, the show was filled with exciting new artists and lots of fan interactions. Norman Payne, a.k.a DJ Chose, grew […]

When it comes to electrifying performances and soul-stirring melodies, there are few bands that can captivate audiences quite like Sun Room. With their unique blend of indie rock and folk influences, Sun Room has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. For their headlining Houston show at The Studio at Warehouse Live, they did just that. […]

Chappell Roan dazzled her Houston audience on her The Midwest Princess Tour with an amazing performance from her openers, and her debut album The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess at the House of Blues. For context, Chappell Roan is a drag persona for the 25-year-old singer songwriter Kayleigh Rose. Much of Roan’s music […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra made a stop at Houston’s White Oak Music Hall on their V tour, celebrating and promoting the release of their fifth studio album. Out of the seventeen tracks on their setlist, seven were from V, including songs like “Nadja,” “Layla” and “Meshuggah.” That night, the band was composed of the primary regular […]

Atlanta RnB star 6lack sold out the Bayou Music Center for his Since I Have A Lover Tour alongside St. Louis rising artist Jordan Ward.  As the doors opened for the Houston crowd, fans were serenaded by ambient music with purple lighting and a stage full of different shrubs of flowers. Hailing from St. Louis […]

In celebration of their latest album release, Electro-pop band Owl City brought the To The Moon Tour to House of Blues along with opener, Augustana, on Wednesday night, October 11. AUGUSTANA Dan Layus has fronted Augustana as it’s singer and primary songwriter since its formation in 2002. Although the former members separated from the band […]

On Oct. 10, Bayou Music Center was filled with enthusiastic fans, as many awaited Janelle Monáe to walk on stage and grace the audience with her presence on her Age of Pleasure Tour. About 20 minutes before Monáe was scheduled to appear on stage, her voice echoed through the speakers, asking the audience to strike […]

From heavy metal to grunge to pyrotechnics, this tour has it all. On October 9th, Shinedown, Papa Roach and Spiritbox brought the Revolution Live Tour to the Woodlands Pavilion late Sunday night. Spiritbox Spiritbox, canadian heavy metal band, are an exceptional live band. Lead singer, Courtney LaPlante’s range effortlessly switched between hauntingly beautiful melodies to deep […]

Late Friday night, October 6, 2023, Houston welcomed back Mexican crooner Alejandro Fernandez, with open arms amid his Amor Y Patria Tour at the Toyota Center. Alex Fernandez The night was full of celebration of music, family and Mexico. Alex Fernandez, joined his father as special guest: serving as opening act and later singing alongside Alejandro […]

Bishop Briggs and Misterwives performed The Don’t Look Down Tour at House of Blues on Wednesday, October 4th. Their highly anticipated performance was to come.

Tash Sultana, along with opener BAILEN, rocked the house with their North American tour, celebrating the release of two memorable albums from each of the performers. BAILEN BAILEN, an american alternative family band, blew the audience away with their three-part harmonies and stunning performance. The audience watched in awe as the band poured their emotion […]

On Saturday, September 23, 3 Doors Down, featuring Candlebox, performed at the Smart Financial Centre in Sugarland, Texas; the last stop on the Away From The Sun Anniversary Tour in the United States. These two iconic bands have filled our rock and roll spirits for over twenty years and this may very well have been […]

On Tuesday, August 29th, the lights went down in the NRG Stadium and thousands of fans roared in excitement for mega-star Karol G, a Colombian reggaeton and Latin trap artist, rocking her iconic pink-hair, white furry boots, and a nude body suit covered in sparkles. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, an animated short using the same cartoon […]

In the Fall of 2019, I entered the University of Houston a fresh-faced new student, palms sweaty and eyes wide with anticipation. As the college journey ends, I open up my music apps to see what kind of music has soundtracked my life. These vastly different eras bring out distinct listening patterns, which each deserve […]


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