1 day ago | Texas Music
Lyle Lovett has always been close to the land. The 58-year-old Grammy winner grew up on a farm near Klein where, when not one of his numerous tours, he continues to hang his hat today. Lovett comes by all the Western imagery in his songs honestly;...
2 days ago | Stage
Janis Joplin has been dead for almost half a century, but her music has never left us. The Port Arthur-born vocal powerhouse put such seismic hurt and raw sexuality into her songs the tremors still resonate. Her signature hits and the take-no-pris...
3 days ago | Bayou City
LYLE LOVETT & HIS LARGE BAND Hobby Center, August 24 Free agency suits Lyle Lovett. It’s been more than four years since he released a new album and the title of that one, Release Me, was a not-so-veiled reference that his deal with UMG/Curb w...
7 days ago | Bayou City
Houston has not had a major music venue open since House of Blues in October 2008. For a free-standing structure expressly devoted to hosting concerts and other live events, you’d have to reach back to Warehouse Live in early 2006. The intervening...
8 days ago | Current Events
The NFL has backed itself into a corner. Last week, word leaked out that Adele was the league’s top choice to perform at halftime of Super Bowl LI, scheduled for Feb. 5 at Houston’s NRG Stadium. It wasn’t remotely true. The “alleged source” from t...
9 days ago | Bayou City
LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY Fitzgerald's, August 18 A Lee Perry show in such an intimate venue as the Secret Group ought to be a kind of reward for a successful vision quest. As prolific as he is visionary, Perry has had his hands on so much music over th...