The Paisano

Concerts vs. music festivals: Which do you prefer?

Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Jessica Salinas

April 19, 2017

Concert-going is one of my favorite pastimes. The number of concerts I have been to exceed the number of years I have been alive. I have been going to concerts with my own money since I was a junior in high school; which is to say, I take day-trips outside of the city to attend concerts in Austin,...

Congress moves to curb ticket scalpers

Graphic by Tristan Ipock

Jessica Salinas

February 1, 2017

Ticketing bot scalpers—the bane of every concert goer’s existence. Recently, I found myself on a Young the Giant kick after listening to the band’s 2016 album, “Home of the Strange” on repeat. Despite listening to the band’s music since its eponymous studio album, I have yet to see the ba...