The Concert Scene


by Khalil Hicks-Perry
Eagle Staff

Wiz Khalifa
Reliant Area

 Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa  is performing Friday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. with general admission starting at $57.   Best known for his hits ‘Black and Yellow’ and ‘No Sleep,’  Wiz Khalifa is becoming one of hip-hop’s hottest artist. His 2nd solo album, ‘O.N.I.F.C’ is scheduled to release in December, with his latest song ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’ as the single.

 8400 Kirby Drive

Benny Benassi
Stereo Live

 Benny Benassi is performing Friday, Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. with general admission starting at $35. Benny Benassi is a world-renown DJ who has gained fame through his wildly popular song, “Satisfaction.” Coming from Northern Italy, he is touring for 19 days around the United States and Canada. Joining him on his tour will be Congorock, who is also from Italy, Krewella who is a trio from Chicago, and new talent Pink is Punk. It starts October 17 in Austin, with the tour making it’s stop in Houston on the 19th. Benassi is not to be missed.

 1204 Caroline Street

House of Blues


A$ap Rocky
House of Blues

 A$ap Rocky is performing Sunday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. with general admission starting at $53. A$ap Rocky is a new rap artist from Harlem who is becoming a household name. His singles “Goldie” and “Peso,” did well on the music charts. He has a new song with Pop singer Rihanna. His debut mixtape “LiveLoveA$AP” was released in 2011 and his debut solo album “LongLiveA$AP” is schedule to release this month.

 1204 Caroline Street

Something Wicked Halloween Music Festival
Sam Houston Race Park

 Something Wicked Halloween Music Festival is Saturday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. with general admission starting at $74. The festival includes some of the top dubstep artist, Nero, Flux Pavilion and Zedd. Nero is a British dupstep band from England. Nero has been growing popular in America, and single “Promises” has reached the music charts. Flux Pavilion is a solo dupstep artist from United Kingdom. He is best know for his 2011 single “Bass Cannon” and

his song “I Can’t Stop” was sampled for hip-hop album “Watch The Throne” by Jay-Z and Kanye West. Zedd, also known as Zeds Dead are dupstep group from Canada. Zeds Dead is best known for their single “No Prayers”.

 7575 N Sam Houston Pkwy Way