2 days ago | Festivals
Here’s a question that seldom comes up in interviews: “Are you going to put a stage in the bomb shelter?” It did here. Day For Night, the fledgling wintertime event that tosses music and digital art into a big blender, using its surroundings and t...
3 days ago | Bayou City
JILL SCOTT Revention Music Center, July 27 By successfully updating the classic sounds of her native Philadelphia, Jill Scott stands as one of today’s leading ladies of soul. Sponsored early on by Roots drummer Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, Scott de...
6 days ago | Houston Music
Let's face it: for all its many virtues, Houston can be a lousy tourist town. The Ship Channel and the Med Center don’t quite scream “fun family vacation,” and the Galleria can burn through any visitor’s travel budget in a hurry. So when company c...
8 days ago | Hey, The Kids Like It
Did you know the Texas Lottery has its own Spotify profile? Neither did I, until I wanted to listen to some old Love & Rockets albums last week and discovered that the Lottery is also a Spotify advertiser. That part at least makes sense. But t...
10 days ago | Bayou City
DRIVIN' N' CRYIN' Satellite Bar, July 21 Like Dash Rip Rock, BoDeans, the Jayhawks, and a few others, Atlanta’s Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ belongs to that class of roots-rock bands formed in the mid-‘80s that never quite broke all the way through to the ma...
15 days ago | Texas Music
For Texas music fans, it’s hard to imagine two artists who represent what makes Texas music special in the first place more than the Reverend Horton Heat and Dale Watson. Beyond their perfectly styled pompadours and musical chops for days, both me...