Jesse Dayton singing on stage with an electric guitar and the continental club sign behind him.

The Best Venues for Live Music in Houston

One of the many benefits of being a music fan in a big city is access to quality venues. From jazz to blues, country and western to rock and roll, Houston has a range of live music offerings to keep you entertained. Author Andy Rhodes shares some of the best spots in the city.

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What to See and Do in Chillán

Here’s a guide to what to see and do in Chillán, a heartland city whose vibrant fruit-and-vegetable market and renowned Mexican murals are reason enough for stopping.

Front of a stone building with corinthian columns and the words Sacramento Memorial Auditorium carved into the stone.

Live Music in Sacramento

Sacramento’s music scene has experienced a reboot in recent years. Live shows are everywhere—from suburban parks to small clothing boutiques and art galleries during the Second Saturday street fair. Author Christopher Arns shares a few of the best music venues in Sacramento.

The crown of a float with an elderly female figure dressed in robes standing beneath a red parasol.

Popular Festivals in Japan

Almost every town and city in Japan has its own matsuri (festival) celebrating the new year, changing seasons, or a historic event. Author Ruthy Kanagy gives an overview of some of Japan’s more well-known festivals.