Author: Abby Newton

Brazos Valley Spring Break

Not everyone is lucky enough to travel to an exotic beach or ski resort for a full week and leave all responsibilities here in College Station. If your Spring Break travel plans are not quite up to par this year, have no fear, there is plenty to do in College Station that will make your Spring break worth remembering. Whether you are looking for daytime activities or nighttime activities, we’ve got you covered. Brazos Valley nightlife this Spring Break will include events around the area to get those not traveling out of town. Texas Live Band Karaoke, Central Texas’...

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Birthday Club @ Revolution Cafe and Bar

Revolution Café, the most unique atmosphere in Downtown Bryan, will welcome Birthday Club, a Houston post-post-vaporwave band, on Thursday, February 23. Birthday Club has performed in College Station before, and their debut EP “Lighten Up” is currently available. The single “Having Too Much Fun” is comparable to hits by The Cure that will get your body moving. You can stream the EP online and then catch them live this Thursday.  Joining Birthday Club are punk band Mutant Love and four-piece experimental grunge psych groove band Electric Astronaut. Both of these bands are from the Brazos Valley and have previously...

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9th Annual Acappellooza at Rudder Auditorium

Texas A&M’s HardChord DynaMix, a mixed a cappella group, presents its ninth Acappellooza. Held at Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M, Acappellooza is a singing competition between nine different collegiate a cappella groups. HardChord DynaMix’ goal is to contribute the finest a cappella to the surrounding community, and that is exactly what Acappellooza does for Texas A&M and surrounding universities. Many people are familiar with the popular movies, “Pitch Perfect” and “Pitch Perfect 2,” which are about collegiate a cappella singers who compete with each other and bring their talent and the art of a cappella to light. This is...

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Concerts of the Week

College Station has live performances to fit every music taste, so let’s look at this week in concerts! Tuesday, February 14 The Tap is a great place to spend your Valentine’s Day. Head out to enjoy One Night Stand with The Random Road Number Band from 8pm-12am with guests Austin Taylor and Beavers. There will be Valentine’s Day drink specials along with the live performances. Cover will be normal, but ladies get in free. Friday, February 17 The Great Guinness Toast with Blaggards at O’Bannon’s Taphouse will feature stout Irish rock band, Blaggards, from Houston, Texas. The music will...

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Stoney LaRue at Hurricane Harry’s

A respected name in Texas Country, Stoney LaRue has been performing in College Station for years. Texas A&M students and Brazos Valley residents have welcomed him to Hurricane Harry’s. As an artist raised in Oklahoma, LaRue has proven his worth and is now comparable to the ‘greats’ of Texas Country such as Pat Green and Robert Earl Keen. His rising influence in the industry quickly resulted in an increase of fans, or as he refers to them, the “LaRue Crue.” The most recent release from LaRue in 2015, “Us Time” pays tribute to his supporters by featuring his most...

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