Author: Jasmin Medrano

LIVE MUSIC: The Weekend At Grand Stafford Theater

Not only does Downtown Bryan host a great party on the first Friday of every month, on the same night, The Grand Stafford Theater hosts a free concert. This month, The Grand Stafford will also feature live music on Saturday. So take the weekend to meet the bands and enjoy the downtown nightlife!   February’s free First Friday concert showcases Northern National, an alternative band from Dallas, and Night Traveler, from Austin. Both of these groups offer their own unique style of Indie Rock and electronic. Northern National has not only made a name for itself on Spotify’s Discover Weekly...

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Belgian Beer Class

If you like beer and you like to learn something new every day, why not take a beer class? Crack a cold one open with friends in Downtown Bryan for an evening sampling Belgian beer and other authentic brews. The Grand Stafford Theater’s very own Kyle Holmes will also provide a short history lesson with a walk through of the Belgian influence on today’s booze industry on Saturday, January 31 at 6 p.m. at the Grand Stafford. What is Belgian beer you may ask? Beer enthusiasts will commonly refer to a little something called Trappist beer, which is brewed...

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A Flourish to a Grand Finale: The Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra Hands Over A Treat

It will end with a bang! This spring, Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra will continue its 37th season, “New Heights,” with the Annual Children’s Concert, two Spring concerts, and an upscale juried market, finishing up with an extra special grand finale: an evening with the Broadway and Hollywood sensation, Leslie Odom Jr.   ANNUAL CHILDREN’S CONCERT: private event, Jan 28, 9:30 a.m. Open solely to students and schools, just over 4,000 fourth and fifth graders throughout the Brazos Valley attend this annual private event. BVSO hosts this outreach to instill the love of symphonic music in children by tailoring the...

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Support Live Music

LISTEN UP metalheads and non metalheads alike: What’s cooler than hearing a guitar riff or a pounding bass? Feeling it! Come out to the Grand Stafford Theater on Jan 26 to support live music locals Wellborn Road with KHAN, Iron Slut, and Snake Skin Prison. The Grand Stafford Theater welcomes Wellborn Road back, a southern metal band originally formed in College Station in 2005. The group consists of Jose Diaz on bass, Tyler Tracy on guitar, Scott Emanis on vocals, and recent addition Phillip Pound on drums. They’ve worked their way up from just a group of friends getting together...

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Conversations With Light Exhibit: A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

What’s not remarkable about a Prada boutique in the middle of a barren desert? Or a Cadillac ranch that resembles a garden with half-buried automobiles growing out toward the sky? Now those are just the sort of visionary ideas that will be at the SEAD Gallery in Downtown Bryan which will soon display the illuminating photography of local artists, Dr. Conrad Earnest & Will Walker in “Conversations with Light.” Earnest, originally from Woodstock, New York, captures a variety of enthralling landscapes and natural or man-made features from around the globe, across the states, and even from the Bryan and...

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