Thursday, March 21, 2019

Iconic Boston Pops Orchestra to Perform at the Tobin

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:01 PM

Led by conductor Keith Lockhart, who succeeded famed movie composer John Williams, the Boston Pops Orchestra helps draw new audiences into orchestral music by performing recognizable compositions from across the pop-culture realm. At this concert, the Boston Pops take on cinema classics along with rock and pop tunes from...

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Singer P!nk Stops By Buc-ee's Ahead of San Antonio Concert

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 11:46 AM

When in Texas, singer P!nk does as Texans do, apparently. Ahead of her concert at the AT&T Center tonight, P!nk posted photos of her family roaming around Buc-ee's. Her caption reads, "Truck stops in Texas. Don't ask, just do it." She didn't note which Buc-ee's she stopped at,...

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Nothing More Returns to San Antonio for Hometown Show

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 8:20 AM

Hometown active-rock heroes Nothing More know a thing or two about work ethic. For a dozen years, the band has toured incessantly while also investing time, energy and their own money into albums that have helped cement their longevity. During the last few years, they’ve even secured slots on...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lights Out: UFO Heads to San Antonio for Final Show With Singer Phil Mogg

Posted By on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:55 PM

UFO, one of the hard rock outfits KISS-FM helped turn into a San Antonio radio staple, is headed to San Antonio on what may be its last tour. Formed in 1969 London, the band has released 22 albums of iconic guitar shreddery, earning a seat in hard rock history....

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Watch San Antonio-Born Alejandro Escovedo Rock an NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Posted By on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:55 AM

Alejandro Escovedo’s Tiny Desk Concert feels like a longtime coming. Backed by the Italian band Don Antonio, the roots rocker shook the NPR office with a three-song set taken his 2018 album The Crossing. Born in San Antonio before his family transplanted to California, Escovedo got his musical start...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Pick 3: Vonna's D'vonna Miller Highlights Three Artists Making Some Noise in the San Antonio Music Scene

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 6:32 PM

Pick 3 is a continuing series where the Current asks participants in San Antonio's music scene to tell us about three homegrown acts making interesting and inspiring sounds. This week, we tapped D’Vonna Miller, frontwoman for the dreamy indie two-piece Vonna, and asked her what local performers continue to inspire her. Miller...

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Rising Weirdo Indie Pop Star Mitski is Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM

From touring as direct support for the Pixies in 2017, to securing the No. 1 spot in Pitchfork’s top 50 albums of 2018, Mitski has emerged as one of indie pop's most exciting artists. And, lucky for us, she’s headed to San Antonio for a show at Paper Tiger...

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Hollywood Hunk John Stamos Will Be in San Antonio Tonight

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:58 AM

The Beach Boys had a reputation of magically showing up in San Francisco to jam out with the Tanner/Katsopolis/Gladstone crew on the sitcom Full House. And now Uncle Jesse will be doing just that at the band's show tonight. Actor John Stamos announced on Instagram that he'll be joining the...

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Anti-pop Singer P!nk Heading to San Antonio This Week

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:13 AM

While acts like Lady Gaga and Beyoncé generally pass us by, we’re grateful for the pop mega-acts that do stop in the Alamo City to put on a show. Justin Timberlake exhibited his starpower earlier this year and Ariana Grande is set for an eventual return, so anti-pop singer...

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Post-SXSW Thoughts: San Antonio Rapper KPthaProfit Gives the Rundown on His Experience at This Year's SXSW

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 3:58 PM

It’s the Monday after South by Southwest 2019, and if you were here this past week, you know that Austin was a nonstop party with hundreds of official and unofficial music showcases poppin’ up all across the 5-1-2. We caught up with KPthaProfit who rocked an official showcase with...

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