Everything we saw as the Zac Brown band helped launch San Antonio's Real Life Amphitheater

The Real Life Amphitheater in Selma welcomed its first mainstream touring act Sunday with a performance by Grammy-winning Southern rockers the Zac…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as the Zac Brown band helped launch San Antonio's Real Life Amphitheater
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Everything we saw as Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center

Acclaimed Mexican-born singer-songwriter Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center + Arena, enrapturing the crowd with her poignant songs and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Carla Morrison performed Saturday at San Antonio's Tech Port Center
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What we saw as Deftones and Gojira laid waste to San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday

Deftones and Gojira, two of metal's biggest and most innovative acts, blew the roof off of San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

What we saw as Deftones and Gojira laid waste to San Antonio's AT&T Center on Tuesday
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Everything we saw as Tori Amos performed at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre on Friday

Singer-songwriter Tori Amos delivered a riveting performance Friday at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre, the second stop of a North American tour that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Tori Amos performed at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre on Friday
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Everything we saw as Arch Enemy and Behemoth blew away San Antonio's Aztec Theatre

On Monday, European metal heavyweights Arch Enemy and Behemoth co-headlined a San Antonio bill that also included grindcore pioneers Napalm Death and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Arch Enemy and Behemoth blew away San Antonio's Aztec Theatre
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25 things to do in the San Antonio area when you're stoned AF

Whether you need 4/20 as an excuse to blaze or you keep a bong in every room and a jar full of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Take in heavy sounds on the St. Mary's Strip
San Antonio's near-downtown nightlife district is a good place to treat your ears to stoner-approved sounds, whether they be heavy riffs from a Sell Your Soul-booked show at Faust Tavern to touring psych act at the Paper Tiger.  
Photo by Daniel Conrad
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Everything we saw as hip-hop supergroup Mount Westmore held court at San Antonio's AT&T Center

Supergroup Mount Westmore rolled into the AT&T Center on Thursday, bringing together four iconic West Coast emcees: Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as hip-hop supergroup Mount Westmore held court at San Antonio's AT&T Center
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Fun moments from Fiesta San Antonio's 2022 Oyster Bake

The annual Oyster Bake, a Fiesta favorite, drew thousands to St. Mary's University for a mix of oysters, cold beer, music and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Fun moments from Fiesta San Antonio's 2022 Oyster Bake
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Everything we saw as Ministry, the Melvins and COC brought the pain to San Antonio's Aztec Theatre

Check out Current writer Brianna Espinoza's review of the show. Ministry's Industrial Strength Tour, which features support from the Melvins and Corrosion…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Ministry, the Melvins and COC brought the pain to San Antonio's Aztec Theatre
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Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio

Judas Priest, one of heavy metal's defining bands, brought its 50-year anniversary tour to San Antonio's Freeman Coliseum on Monday. Queensrÿche opened the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Judas Priest brought its 50 Heavy Metal Years tour to San Antonio
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All the bands we caught during Austin's South By Southwest festival

South By Southwest is in full swing, bringing an army of musical artists to Austin. During our visit we managed to catch…

By San Antonio Current Staff

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Everything we saw at South By Southwest — including a killer set from San Antonio's Bombasta

It's South By Southwest time again, which means bands, filmmakers, techies and plenty of other folks are descending on Austin for days…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at South By Southwest — including a killer set from San Antonio's Bombasta
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Everything we saw at the Thursday, Appleseed Cast and Cursive show at San Antonio's Paper Tiger

Post-hardcore flag-bearer and Warped Tour mainstay Thursday blew into San Antonio's Paper Tiger as part of a package tour that also included…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw at the Thursday, Appleseed Cast and Cursive show at San Antonio's Paper Tiger
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21 San Antonio restaurants where the live music is as good as the food and booze

San Antonio's music scene is as diverse and deep-rooted as the rest of its culture. Thankfully, a growing number of Alamo City…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Vista Brewing Company
1333 Buena Vista St, 512-766-1842, vistabrewingtx.com
Vista Brewing, based in the Central Texas town of Driftwood, extended its reach to San Antonio earlier this spring with the opening of a new tasting room and beer garden at Warehouse 5. 
Photo by thedesertroamer via Instagram / vistabrewingsatx
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Everything we saw as post-hardcore band Glassjaw's 20th anniversary tour hit San Antonio

Influential post-hardcore band Glassjaw brought its 20th anniversary tour to San Antonio's Vibes Event Center on Thursday, playing sets dedicated a pair…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as post-hardcore band Glassjaw's 20th anniversary tour hit San Antonio
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All the craziness we saw as Sevendust blew away San Antonio's Aztec Theatre

Atlanta-based alternative-metal act Sevendust swept into San Antonio's Aztec Theatre Monday night, delivering an energetic and hard-hitting set. Tetrarch opened the show, bringing…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the craziness we saw as Sevendust blew away San Antonio's Aztec Theatre
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Everything we saw as Scary Kids Scaring Kids and D.R.U.G.S. threw down in San Antonio

The co-headlined tour by Scary Kids Scaring Kids and D.R.U.G.S. brought frantic post-hardcore energy to San Antonio's Vibes Event Center on Friday…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Scary Kids Scaring Kids and D.R.U.G.S. threw down in San Antonio
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Everything we saw as Piñata Protest, Fea and Ratas En Zelo rocked San Antonio's Paper Tiger

High-energy bands Latinx punk bands stormed the stage at the Paper Tiger on Sunday. The show included San Antonio's Piñata Protest and Fea…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Piñata Protest, Fea and Ratas En El Zelo rocked San Antonio's White Rabbit
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Everything we saw as country star Brad Paisley performed at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

Country music giant Brad Paisley performed at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo on what you might call an "American Tuesday…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as country star Brad Paisley performed at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
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Old-school California punks Agent Orange caught a wave into San Antonio, and here's what we saw

Veteran Southern California punk band Agent Orange brought its old-school sound to San Antonio's Vibes Underground on Thursday. The Orange County-born trio…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Old-school California punks Agent Orange caught a wave into San Antonio, and here's what we saw
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Gary Clark Jr. absolutely slayed Wednesday night at San Antonio's Tobin Center

Grammy Award-winning singer and guitarist Gary Clark Jr. wowed the Tobin Center crowd on Wednesday night with a stirring performance that blended…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Gary Clark Jr. absolutely slayed Wednesday night at San Antonio's Tobin Center
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Everything we saw as Tool blew away San Antonio's AT&T Center on Wednesday

Tool — arguably prog-metal's biggest-drawing band — brought its complex and pummeling sound to San Antonio's AT&T Center on Wednesday. The tour,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Tool blew away San Antonio's AT&T Center on Wednesday
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Everything we saw as the Decibel Magazine tour crushed skulls at San Antonio's Vibes Underground

Decibel Magazine brought its package tour to San Antonio's Vibes Undergound on Tuesday. Obituary, Municipal Waste, Gatecreeper, Enforced and Spirit World honored the periodical's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as the Decibel Magazine tour crushed skulls at San Antonio's Vibes Underground
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Everything we saw as Texas blues-rock giants the Arc Angels started their reunion tour in San Antonio

Texas blues-rock supergroup the Arc Angels flew into San Antonio's Aztec Theatre on Thursday to open a four-date Texas tour — its…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Texas blues-rock giants the Arc Angels started their reunion tour in San Antonio
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Everything we saw as tribute band the Iron Maidens blew the minds of San Antonio metal fans on Friday

The five rocking women of touring tribute act the Iron Maidens treated San Antonio metalheads to a set of Iron Maiden classics…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everything we saw as tribute band the Iron Maidens blew the minds of San Antonio metal fans on Friday
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All the San Antonio Current's best music photography from 2021

After COVID-19 put live music on hiatus for more than a year, 2021 marked the resurgence of touring acts and the chance…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Jinjer at Aztec Theatre, Dec. 8
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Everything we saw as The Toadies and Rev. Horton Heat blew the roof off of San Antonio's Aztec Theatre

Two of Texas' top exports of the '90s alt-rock era — The Toadies and Rev. Horton Heat — stopped by San Antonio's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as The Toadies and Rev. Horton Heat blew the roof off of San Antonio's Aztec Theatre
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Everything we saw during Khruangbin's second mind-bending night at San Antonio's Tobin Center

On Sunday, Houston trio Khruangbin played a second night at San Antonio's Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, treating the sold-out crowd…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw during Khruangbin's second mind-bending night at San Antonio's Tobin Center
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Everything we saw as Donovan Melero of Hail the Sun rocked San Antonio's Vibes Event Center

Donovan Melero, the singing drummer from post-hardcore band Hail the Sun, is also a solo artist — and he brought that side…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as Donovan Melero of Hail the Sun rocked San Antonio's Vibes Event Center
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Everything we saw as San Antonio singer Chrystabell debuted material from her new album at Paper Tiger

San Antonio native and David Lynch collaborator Chrystabell leans into the alien aesthetic in her forthcoming album Midnight Star, for which she…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as San Antonio singer Chrystabell debuted material from her new album at Paper Tiger
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