Aaron Cortinas, staff writer, and Yasmeen Khalifa, managing and lifestyle editor, are launching a music series. This series will highlight the many events and venues pertaining to the music scene in Tyler. With the numerous homegrown bands and local venues (new and old), the music scene in Tyler is growing and thriving. Cortinas and Khalifa will document concerts, open-mic nights and other musical events from all areas and genres of music. From house shows to orchestras, indie to classical, the duo will attempt to cover it all. With contributions from other writers, profiles of musicians will also be included in the long running series.