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
While several local arenas will play host to graduation ceremonies this week, there are plenty of notable shows worth attending for those of us who don’t have friends or family walking. Fortunately for both graduates and would-be concert goers ali...
6 days ago | Music
Memorial Day is less than two weeks away, and while many of us are enthusiastically planning our three-day weekends, it’s worth remembering that the federal holiday is designated for remembering and honoring those who sacrificed their lives while ...
8 days ago | Concerts
We’re still about a month away from summertime, but temperatures in the Bayou City are already reaching the high 80s. Fortunately, Houston boasts plenty of air-conditioned venues where residents can find refuge. With that in mind, most of this wee...
20 days ago | Concerts
Sum 41 The Bronze Peacock May 2, 2019 Sum 41 wasn't kidding when they named their current outing the “No Personal Space Tour." On Thursday night, the Bronze Peacock — which has a capacity of just 300 — was overflowing with fans bathed in sweat and...
23 days ago | Concerts
Last week, Sum 41 released its first new music in nearly three years. “Out For Blood," the lead single from the band’s forthcoming seventh studio album, showcases the seasoned punk rockers doubling down on the heavy leanings of their last few albu...
26 days ago | Concerts
Chvrches White Oak Music Hall April 26, 2019 Since forming in 2011, the Scottish trio Chvrches has been steadily rising through the ranks of their indie peers. Their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, introduced fans to the group’s 80s-in...