The Paisano

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...

¡Eso Es! Fest heads to San Antonio

Singers ignite the crowd. Photo by Sofia Garcia

Laura C.

September 4, 2019

Last Wednesday at the Paper Tiger and put on by South Texas based booking group, Margin Walker, ¡Eso Es! was a summer party celebrating the diversity of Latinx artists consisting well-known acts such as Neon Indian, Empress Of, La Goony Chonga, Bidi Bidi Banda and Luna Luna. Local DJs (and St. Mary’s...

Free to Please

Free to Please

Kirkland Luther

January 16, 2019

Paper Tiger, located downtown on the St. Mary’s Strip, recently concluded their annual “Free Week” concert series where local and surrounding area musicians perform free concerts at the venue for four days. Now it is time to update your New Year’s playlist featuring performing artists from last w...

The moment captured

Veronica G. Carden’s work focuses on issues regarding the U.S.-Mexico border. Courtesy of 4x5 Photo Fest

Brandon Armstead

November 14, 2017

Paper Tiger hosts 4x5 Photo Fest highlighting local and national photographers. On Nov. 18, 4x5 Photo Fest will return to San Antonio for its second year. This time, it will be held at the Paper Tiger. 4x5 Photo Fest is a one-day photography event where both amateur and expert photographers can...

Alternative pop rock band Bad Suns rocks Paper Tiger

The band sold out San Antonio show.
Photo courtesy of Bad Suns

Casey Luna

March 28, 2017

On March 18, fans camped outside of the Paper Tiger music venue hours before the show in anticipation of the sold out concert. Even though it was the first time the band had ever played in San Antonio, screaming fans came out in droves. The alternative pop rock band has experienced a quick...

Burger Hangover Fest announces this year’s lineup

Alex Birnel

February 23, 2017

The fifth annual Paper Tiger hosted Burger Hangover fest is guaranteed to leave us all in its fuzzed-out Lone Star soaked wake. That’s because this time around, the festival’s organizers Nick Ivarra and Osita Anusi Jr. promise in Ivarra’s words a “bigger, badder” experience than in years prio...

Local band Levees releases new EP

The Levees is a desert rock band composed of brothers that individually migrated to San Antonio to attend Trinity University. Courtesy of Leeves

Casey Luna

November 30, 2016

Local voodoo desert rock band, the Levees, is back to release their new EP “Another Medicine.” Following their self-titled EP released earlier this year, the band has gained recognition from local music critics such as Do210, who have named the Levees as their favorite local band. The Levees is a fam...