The Paisano

Sunsets and jazz standards

Rooftop Jazz from an aerial view. Photo courtesy of Artpace

Justice Lovin

August 22, 2017

Once a month, on the rooftop of Artpace in downtown San Antonio a crowd gathers for the Rooftop Jazz concert series hosted by Artpace and Trinity’s KRTU–a members only event–which continues deep into the fall semester. On June 16, Latin style jazz music played from speakers to a crowd gathered atop the ga...

San Antonio hosts fifth Maverick Music Festival

Bastille playing at San Antonio’s Maverick Festival. Jessica Salinas, The Paisano.

Jessica Salinas

April 11, 2017

The fifth installment of Maverick Music Festival boasted bands such as Bastille, The Naked and Famous, De La Soul and Young the Giant on April 7 and 8. Maverick took place at La Villita Historic Arts District in downtown San Antonio. Maverick Plaza hosted the main stage. Local artists, bands and DJs were ...

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...

San Antonio tunes into the psychedelic band: Mystic Braves

San Antonio tunes into the psychedelic band: Mystic Braves

Casey Luna

October 5, 2016

Through psychedelic rock, burning sage, nostalgia, hippie clothing and danceable beats, the Saint Mary’s Strip was transported back to the 1960s as The Mystic Braves, The Dream Ride and Lake of Fire rocked the Limelight music venue on Sept. 30. The air of 60s nostalgia filled the room so much that yo...