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Milky Chance

source site James Hersey rocks on through a sore throat. Warehouse Live's lights amped up energy. Clemens Rehbein shows off his gravely voice in contrast to his smooth, relaxed beat. Warehouse Live welcomed guests from Europe Saturday night. The exceptionally culturally mixed sold out crowd displayed Milky Chance’s truly international fan base. Cheers were yelled out

Clean Bandit at Fitzgerald’s

Top: Violinist Milan Neil Amin-Smith blends in classical music to Clean Bandit's electronic melodies. Elizabeth Troy, left, and Grace Chatto, right, keep up the energy. Hiram masters his beats. Fitzgerald’s’ deep green building proved to be the perfect venue for St. Patrick’s Day dancing. Hiram started the night immediately with his mixed sets while

Dierks Bentley

Houston Rodeo veteran, Dierks Bentley, came back to his stomping grounds Monday night. This rodeo performance marks his sixth time at the Houston Rodeo and by now his audience has grown up. The seats were filled with families and older adults, who could identify with Bentley, a 39-year-old. “5-1-5-0” was a tough

Echosmith Fills Up Fitzgerald’s

Echosmith lead singer Sydney Sierota The Colourist singer Adam Castilla By: Helen Lu The four siblings of the young band Echosmith are turning into the cool kids they sing about. Teenagers and young adults lined up early on Valentine’s Day for the sold out show at Fitzgerald’s. The live Twitter and Instagram feed

Terrorists Attack Offices of French Magazine

By: Helen Lu Midday on January 7th, masked gunman entered the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people, including four cartoonists. The skillfully planned terrorist attack is France's deadliest since 1961. As a part of their typical Wednesday routine, the editorial board of Charlie Hebdo, a magazine notable for

Justin Timberlake at the Toyota Center

Timberlake emerges. Honeycomb LED screens display gears from the cover of the 20/20 album. By: Helen Lu The audience did not need 20/20 vision to see Justin Timberlake’s dynamic talent Monday night at the Toyota Center. Houston welcomed back Justin Timberlake for the second time on his 20/20 Experience tour with yet another sold

Vance Joy at Fitzgerald’s

Jaymes Young Vance Joy playing ukulele By: Helen Lu It looks like stripped-down playing is making a comeback with the help of Vance Joy and his ukulele. Incorporating atypical instruments in his songs, Joy brought out a new and refreshing sound to the Fitzgerald’s music venue. Charming the audience with his acoustic melodies, Joy

Houston’s Original Greek Festival

Baklava Loukoumades Photos from greekfestival.org By: Helen Lu This weekend, Houston’s Original Greek Festival allowed attendees to take in the culture of one of the largest Greek Orthodox communities in the United States. Starting on Thursday and running through Sunday, the smell of smoked souvlaki flowed through the streets near the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Scotland Votes “No” in Independence Referendum

Supporters for "No" campaign in Glastow, Scotland. By: Helen Lu The 307-year union between Scotland and the United Kingdom lives to see another day. Polls opened Thursday, drawing in an 86% turnout, one of the highest in the democratic world for such a vote. By early Friday morning, votes from the 32 voting

Aer Performs at Fitzgerald’s

By: Helen Lu Tired of the monotony of mainstream music that has saturated the industry? Just take a breath of fresh Aer. Fitzgerald’s was shaking during the lively Aer concert on the 14th. The opening acts New Beat Fund, odd and upbeat, and RDGLDGRN, hip-hop rock, were both quite different from the

New Frontier: Goodwill

By: Helen Lu After getting a part time job and realizing that my parents expected me to buy my own things now, I needed a way to get things cheap. So I turned off my iPod which had ‘Thrift Shop’ on replay, put twenty dollars in my pocket and started hunting,

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