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ACL weekend two: Gambino’s last show

Gambino is a two-time Emmy winner, both as an actor and a director. Photo courtesy of Roger Ho

Alex Hanks

October 16, 2019

Childish Gambino closed day two of the Austin City Limits Festival with a lengthy set on Oct. 12, playing what he emphasized was his last concert ever. Despite this being his last concert as Childish Gambino, the creative plans to revamp his career under his legal name Donald Glover. If this is in fact...

Indie in a new light

Photo by Emilio Tavarez

Lindsey Mione

October 16, 2019

An indie rock band from Southern California, Bad Suns, returned to San Antonio after two years. Bad Suns’ stylistic performance combines ‘80s post-punk with Elvis Costello's melodic sensibilities to create their hook-heavy indie-rock tone. Since their debut album, “Disappear Here,” and their hit s...

‘I’m ‘n Love (With UTSA)’ T-Pain performs at Howdy Rowdy Bash

A performance of hit song “Buy U a Drank”. Jacob Striebeck/The Paisano

Jacob Striebeck

September 4, 2019

Auto-tuned melodies filled the concert venue Friday night at Fiesta Texas as students packed in the theme park by the hundreds for Howdy Rowdy Bash. This exclusive event hosted by Roadrunner Productions offered UTSA students open access to the grounds of Fiesta Texas including roller coaster rid...

Put the petal to the metal

Put the petal to the metal

Alex Hanks

March 27, 2019

Alternative-indie rock band “Badflower” took over the Aztec Theatre this past weekend in a packed lineup ranging from “Nothing More” to “Of Mice and Men.” After seeing each band play, “Badflower” stood out to me in more ways than one. Aside from their instrumental skills, the lyrical...

UTSA Jazz Ensemble showcases lively tunes in their second concert of the season

UTSA Jazz Ensemble.

Kirkland Luther

November 14, 2018

It came from the UTSA Recital Hall. It was loud, sharp and immense. Its skill uncompromised and a force to be reckoned with. Most importantly, it was funky. The UTSA Jazz Ensemble performed their second concert of the season on Nov. 8. Directed by Dr. Adrian Ruiz and Assistant Director Michael Stei...

Saving the best for last

UTSA Orchestra’s Aria Competition Winners Concert in 2011. Courtesy of Dept. of Music

Rudy Sanchez

April 10, 2018

The UTSA Orchestra will be performing their annual UTSA Aria Competition Winners Concert, which will feature vocal competition winners performing with the UTSA Orchestra. On April 22 at 3 p.m. the concert will be hosted in the UTSA recital hall and will be free of charge to all UTSA students as well...