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A different approach to jazz: 36th annual Jazz Alive Festival enlightens San Antonians

Zue poses happily at Jazz Fest. Photo bySofia Garcia

Sofia Garcia

September 24, 2019

Vibrant stage setups and a relaxed ambience fused together, cultivating the scenery for The 36th Annual San Antonio Jazz Alive Festival. Travis Park served as a public space for an atmosphere comprised of music, food and local businesses. With bands like Tomar and The FC’s, Will Owen Gage and th...

All things considered: The ACL guide

ACL festival goers

Ryan Thompson and Katrina Clements

October 10, 2018

What to wear Festivals bring the perfect opportunity to experiment with your style by incorporating new trends and looks. Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) fashion typically consists of cute-casual looks, which are ideal because you will most likely wear the outfit all day. Popular festival looks cons...

Bad moon rising

Confetti showers the crowd at last years Mala Luna. Photo courtesy of Greg Noir

Natalia Brookens and Maya Halabi

October 19, 2017

ScoreMore Shows brings back Mala Luna festival to Nelson Wolff Stadium with a hella lit lineup.   When you think San Antonio, what are the first three things that pop into your head? For many, they are probably bootleg Selena merch, the Spurs and the River Walk. Thanks to the people at ScoreM...

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,...

San Antonio’s changing music scene (Commentary)

San Antonio's changing music scene (Commentary)


December 16, 2016

Have you noticed the amount of musical artists that have added San Antonio as a stop on their United States tours? Or noticed the increase in concerts you can now attend in your own city? If you haven’t, you’ve clearly been living under a rock because San Antonio’s music scene has been growing fa...