Cory Garcia is a Contributing Editor for the Houston Press. He once won an award for his writing, but he doesn't like to brag about it. If you're reading this sentence, odds are good it's because he wrote a concert review you don't like or he wanted to talk pro wrestling.
6 days ago | Concerts
Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion May 17, 2K18 Six songs into his set, just after the wildly popular “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems,” Kenny Chesney was drenched in sweat. It’s a song that exists to put you in a part...
9 days ago | Concerts
After the 2018 RODEOHOUSTON ended, there was the expected post-Rodeo chatter. Who put on the best show? (The second Garth show was amazing, but I still lean toward Luke Bryan.) Who put on the worst show? (Little Big Town was the only show I heard ...
10 days ago | Concerts
BABYMETAL, Skyharbor Revention Music Center May 13, 2K18 This show started with what I think was an invocation of a dark power. The keyword in that sentence is “think” because I’m not well versed enough in the greater lore BABYMETAL—whom I’ll be r...
21 days ago | Concerts
Being a live music junkie can be expensive. Between paying for parking, drinks, and merch, a night out can really do a number on your wallet, and that’s after buying a ticket, which is never just buying a ticket. Sure, the taxes are no surprise, b...
23 days ago | Festivals
Before we really dig into what ACL is and isn’t, we have to address the elephant in the room. So, let me tell you a story about Metallica. A few years back, when the X Games were a thing that took place in Austin, they had the good sense to...
28 days ago | Current Events
On Wednesday afternoon, it felt like the world stopped for a few hours. Hot sports takes were put on the backburner, crime junkies temporarily forgot about the arrest of the Golden State Killer and the hype over Infinity War briefly went silent. F...