Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
1 day ago | Concerts
George Strait, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen NRG Stadium March 17, 2019 About an hour into his performance Sunday night, George Strait had a question for the record crowd of 80,108 people: "Are y'all ready to go home yet?" The resounding NO&n...
2 days ago | Concerts
Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers The Studio at Warehouse Live March 16, 2019 "All trips come to an end," Laura Jane Grace sang during "The Airplane Song." "Some of them never begin." Grace's journey has had at least two beginnings: One...
5 days ago | Concerts
Santana NRG Stadium March 13, 2019 As the fireworks inside NRG Stadium subsided Wednesday night, the screens above the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's star-shaped stage began playing clips from the original Woodstock Festival. It was there...
15 days ago | Concerts
Panic! at the Disco NRG Stadium March 3, 2019 Brendon Urie is no stranger to big stages. Just last August, the emo rocker turned pop crooner sold out the Toyota Center while touring in support of his band's sixth studio album, Pray For The Wicked....
25 days ago | Sports
As a longtime fan of University of Houston athletics, I know better than to count my chickens before they hatch. That being said... The Houston Cougars men's basketball team hasn't lost a game in six weeks, and they haven't lost at home since last...
1 month ago | Concerts
About a year ago, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced that Leon Bridges would be performing during its annual Black Heritage Day. Despite his talent, the Texas native did not receive a very warm welcome. The backlash to his performance ...