Saturday, December 3, 2022

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...

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...

Want a Non-Traditional Spring Break This Year?

The atmosphere is changing in the Rio Grande Valley. Social media is abuzz about which plans are going down next week. It’s that time again! Spring Break 2016 is finally upon us! Instead of...
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Documentary Looks Deeper Into South Texas’ Rock Music

Music is an integral part of everyday life in the Rio Grande Valley. Yet, for all the sounds, melodies and vocals created by our community, people outside of South Texas are often unfamiliar with...
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A Diamond in the Rough, Genesis Nava’s Climb to Stardom

It’s not everyday we hear of a Valley native making it big in the music scene, but we’ve got a rising star in our midst. Genesis Nava, born on February 27th, 2002, is a...

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...

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...

Costello Brings Valley Flair to Classic Country

Finding good country music in Texas isn’t hard. After all, we are home to the “two-step” and some of the best country music ever recorded. It’s a little harder, though, to find it deep...

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...

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,...
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