Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Legendary Ska Outfit the Toasters Hit San Antonio This September

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2019 at 5:46 PM

Following behind UK ska acts like the Specials, the Selecter and Madness, the Toasters helped usher the two-tone sound into the United States. The only remaining original Toasters member, Englishman Robert “Bucket” Hingley, moved to NYC in 1980 and managed the Forbidden Planet comic book store. The story goes...

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Rising Latin Star Brytiago Bringing the Party to the Aztec

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2019 at 10:36 AM

Described by Rolling Stone as the leader of the freshman Latin Rat Pack, Brytiago is ascending from the massive shadow of Daddy Yankee, the Reggaeton giant responsible for getting the young Puerto Rican artist his record deal. Although Brytiago has no full-length projects to his name, his steady release...

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San Antonio's The Lucky Odds Blasting Rockabilly Tunes at Bang Bang Bar This Week

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2019 at 10:31 AM

The Lucky Odds’ sound brings forth an image of Fonzie using his office in the boys’ restroom for way more than business transactions — like blasting the Sex Pistols while having sex clad in his trademark leather jacket. The Lucky Odds stay true to rockabilly roots while adding a wild...

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Get Down with the Super Talented Jon Stickley Trio at Sam's Burger Joint

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2019 at 10:17 AM

A band that refuses to confine itself, Jon Stickley Trio’s blend of drums, violin and guitar create music that wouldn’t be out of place at a medieval court, a progressive music fest, a gypsy campground or a bluegrass jamboree. In the group’s hands, the musical styles and histories meld...

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Brighten Your Week with Limelight's Eclectic Lineup of Dega, Alyson Alonzo and HunnyBunny

Posted By on Tue, May 21, 2019 at 10:11 AM

Athens duo Dega know a thing or two about groove, ably matching dream-pop aesthetics with electronic pulses. Soulful crooner Alyson Alonzo and experimental R&B duo HunnyBunny round out the eclectic bill. $5, Wed May 22, 8pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary’s St., thelimelightsa.com. Get our top picks for...

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Monday, May 20, 2019

All Hail the Queen: Todrick Hall Returns to San Antonio this November

Posted By on Mon, May 20, 2019 at 1:22 PM

Actor, dancer, director, drag queen, choreographer, songwriter and YouTuber, Todrick Hall is a driving force in the entertainment world that cannot be stopped. First gaining attention when he made it onto the ninth season of American Idol, Hall then started a Youtube Channel and became a judge and choreographer...

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Active Rockers Blue October Return to San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, May 20, 2019 at 1:20 PM

Although Blue October has shifted its vibe to a more mainstream “active rock” sound in the vein of bands like Nothing More and Imagine Dragons, if you listen hard enough, you can hear whispers of their Americana-influenced roots. After somehow grabbing the attention of Kid Rock’s former manager in...

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

World Premiere: San Antonio-Based British Musician Joe Walmsley’s Music Video for Liverpool FC

Posted By on Sun, May 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM

There is a Red Fever rapidly spreading throughout San Antonio. Consider yourself warned. It all started on August 10 of last year, when England’s five-time European champion Liverpool started its amazing run in the 2018-19 English Premier League season (they just lost the tournament against Manchester City by one...

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

It's Her World, We're Just Living In It: Ariana Grande Wows San Antonio During Sweetener Tour Stop

Posted By on Sat, May 18, 2019 at 10:37 AM

Days after a surprise stop at the Heat Nightclub, pop diva Ariana Grande appeared in front of an energetic AT&T Center crowd to prove why her mere presence is reason enough to freak out. The girl is damn talented — and her career is at an all-time high. As...

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Friday, May 17, 2019

TYGA, PnB Rock, Chief Keef and More to Headline the Inaugural Sound of Summer Music Festival

Posted By on Fri, May 17, 2019 at 6:27 PM

Apparently, it’s the year of the music festival in San Antonio. On the heels of Essex Fest and Taco Fest comes Sound of Summer Music Festival, happening Thursday, August 30 and Friday, August 31. Brought to you by I-35 Live, a “Texas grown concert production company,” the inaugural Sound...

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