Author Archives: Chris Conde

Alyson Alonzo’s Debut EP Is Raw, Intimate and Sexy as Hell

Alyson Alonzo’s Debut EP Is Raw, Intimate and Sexy as Hell

Originally published in the San Antonio Current Watching Alyson Alonzo sing is a spiritual experience. When she’s performing at a bar or venue, you can hear a hush wash over the crowd as soon as she releases a string of breathy notes from her lungs. She’s that good. Apparently, she’s been that good for a

Diana Ross Returns To San Antonio

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. A living legend in her own right, Diana Ross got her start in the music industry when she joined The Primettes, a group that eventually changed their name to The Supremes, signed on to legendary record label Motown and became one of, if not the most successful female

The Omnipresence of Darian Thomas

So, first off, your hustle is crazy. Oh, thank you. It’s cool watching queer people in the music scene continue to work … to represent and do it well. I try [laughs]! Are you from here? Yeah, I was born and raised in San Antonio … I started at Clark and then my family moved,

Wayne Holtz Jumps into the Spotlight

I’d met Wayne Holtz the photographer, shooting indie bands at Limelight and Hi-Tones. And I’d met Wayne Holtz the fashionista, kicking it with the vogue troupe House of Kenzo. But I’d never met Wayne Holtz the “pop star,” until he descended on Paper Tiger this summer, captivating an unsuspecting crowd with baritone crooning and a

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