Wild Child Vibes at Haak Vineyards & Winery

I spent last Saturday at a beautiful Vineyard less than an hour out from Houston’s downtown. I was skeptical of any winery so close to home, but it was everything I could have imagined. The grapes were plump and filled with this beautiful deep purple. Surrounded by so much greenery, I almost forgot how close […]

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A Musical Storyteller: Inkfields

Samuel James-Griffiths is a solo artist that has completely dove into his dream to become a full time musician. In the music world, he goes by Inkfields. With two EPs out, he’s already off to a great start. His songs feature some of the most enticing melodies, partnered with some of the most creatively constructed […]

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An Adventurous Listen: Enson Works by 21 Grams

If The Struts weren’t enough to satisfy your craving for raw rock music, undiluted by modern pop, then 21 Grams may be able to help out. The five guys hail from the UK, and they just released their live LP, Enson Works, on May 30th. The story behind their band name is surprisingly sentimental, coming from […]

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My Top 5 Favorite Shows: A List

Since my epiphany to finally start prioritizing live shows, I’ve had some amazing experiences. These include finding some of the coolest and grungiest local venues with local artists to match, seeing my favorite bands from my youth reunite for another tour of my favorite album, and even flying across the country to catch a show. […]

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The Struts During FPSF 2017

“Guitar is dead on the radio,” my friend working for a local HTX radio station told me one night. It broke my heart. We were discussing how Houston’s local NGENRadio had transformed while he worked as DJ and radio personality there. It went from a fusion of Christian Rock/rap and hip hop to just top […]

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A Beautiful Trek: Gone Now by Bleachers

If Jack Antonoff’s first Bleachers album, Strange Desire, was an aggressive yet melodic cry for help, then his sophomore follow-up, Gone Now, is the cathartic realization that he can finally move on. The album’s title itself could serve as a self-declaration that he is finally able to face the fact that his sister is no longer […]

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A Millennial’s Soundtrack: The Click by AJR

AJR’s The Click is one of the most relatable and honest collection of songs I’ve ever heard. Considering their transparency in the raw performance they gave as openers for Ingrid Michaelson, I’m not at all surprised. Brothers Jack and Adam’s dance moves resembled more of an awkward interaction between their slumping shoulders and the beats they […]

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Good Vibrations Music Fest 2017

Good Vibrations is the first fully deaf accessible concert. It allows the deaf and hearing communities to come together over great music, hand crafted arts, and delicious food. With interpreters, live captioning, and visual light shows that sync to the performances, Good Vibrations is for anyone and everyone. You can learn more about the festival […]

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New Found Glory in Deep Ellum

To kick off the blog, we’ll be celebrating 20 years of pop punk with the rockin’ band New Found Glory. I first saw them live about a year and a half ago while they were on tour with Yellowcard. The only song I knew by them at the time was their cover of “Kiss Me.” […]

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