Sunday, November 17, 2019

October Events in Port Isabel

October will be a great time to visit Port Isabel as the city will host multiple events throughout the month, each perfect for families and individuals alike. Another Year, Another Pachanga The city will kick off...

The Hottest Season: 9 Album Releases for Summer ‘16

What’s better than cruising through the city banging that new record?  That new new. As soon as that baseline hits. That first chord blares. Those vocals start coming through. Man! There’s nothing better than jammin’ out and just...

Galactic Fun at the Galax Z Fair

The McAllen downtown district will once again be pumping up the jams with another premier alternative music experience! Finally taking place on a weekend - March 12th and 13th - this year’s Galax Z...

Ariel Pink Makes His Way to McAllen

Since the early 2000s, Ariel Pink has wooed his listeners with an eclectic musical style and zany persona. Now, the Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist is making his way to McAllen to delight the masses with...

M.A.C. Nites: An Opening for All Artists

Finding unique acts in the Valley can be a tough but rewarding experience. Finding the perfect place that helps promote local artists is special and getting the chance to see that talent up close...

Get Ready to Celebrate AQUInceañera!

A well-organized, star-studded and wholly entertaining music festival in the Valley would have seemed like a far-fetched fantasy several years ago. Now, with the region’s demand for top-class musical acts, our beloved Rio Grande...

McAllen Gears Up for PalmFest 2015 International Folk-life Celebration

In my years of writing, I’ve covered plenty of local events, from the moment promotional efforts launch until the very last photo is posted on Facebook. I’ve been on both sides of local festivals,...

SPI Folk Festival Closes Out the Summer

South Padre Island is squeezing the last bits of summer out this weekend with the arrival of the annual Island Folk Festival from Friday September 11th to Sunday September 13th. The three-day festival brings...

Catch These Performers at This Year’s Galax Z Fair!

Galax Z Fair is upon us. People from all walks of life will soon fill downtown McAllen’s 17th Street eagerly waiting to hear their favorite musicians perform. To an outsider, this eclectic scene of...

Breaking Boundaries, Old School-Style

With Pandora, Spotify and iHeartRadio, the music industry has no doubt changed. When you ask high-school students today what a vinyl is, they look at you with a confused daze. When you ask them...