2 days ago | Bayou City
Mario Rodriguez has seen a lot of changes come to his old neighborhood. The historically working-class, heavily Hispanic East End has steadily seen lofts and townhomes sprout up among the warehouses and industrial plots for about a decade now, a p...
6 days ago | Concerts
Echo & the Bunnymen House of Blues October 14, 2016 My computer keeps wanting to autocorrect Bunnymen to “Funnymen,” a mistake no sentient human would ever make, least of all an actual fan of Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant’s long-running musi...
6 days ago | Bayou City
LYDIA LOVELESS Continental Club, October 19 Nowadays Lydia Loveless has what you might call a loose relationship with honky-tonk aesthetics, but not with the music’s maverick spirit; that’s been there from the beginning. The Columbus, Ohio, native...
8 days ago | Art Rock
It all started with Joey Ramone. When the skinny, bespectacled punk-rock icon passed away in April 2001, it left Carlos Hernandez searching for a way to appropriately mourn one of his musical heroes. “That had a real impact on me,” says the Housto...
9 days ago | Current Events
Talk about things have changed. If anyone predicted Bob Dylan would win the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, which still hardly seems real, they’re keeping pretty quiet about it. An American hasn’t won that particular award since it went to Toni M...
12 days ago | Concerts
Kris Kristofferson Redneck Country Club October 8, 2016 Kris Kristofferson didn’t write “Stop the World and Let Me Off”; two men named Carl Belew and W.S. Stevenson did. Nor has he ever recorded it, unlike his late buddies Merle and Waylon. B...