rss Email Author Chris Gray

Chris Gray

Awards

2011 Stories by Chris Gray

Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007
  • Julieta Venegas

    published January 27, 2011

    A tiny wisp of a woman and a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, keyboard, accordion) who has been playing since age eight, Tijuana native Julieta... More >>

  • Yells at Eels

    published January 27, 2011

    Dallas-based trumpeter Dennis Gonzalez has been called the most significant avant-garde jazz musician to make his home in Texas. Since founding... More >>

  • Five Reasons The Main Street Block Party Worked
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Reasons The Main Street Block Party Worked

    published Jan 24, 2011

    Were you there? You might want to look for yourself in this slideshow of crowd shots. Be sure to also check out the pics of the bands. Around 9 p.m. Saturday, Rocks Off was walking out of Tacos A G... More >>

  • Ally ASL Goes National Via ABC News, Yahoo!

    published Jan 24, 2011

    Rocks Off is a modest sort of music blog. We generally need both of our arms for typing, so we don't want to risk breaking one of them patting ourselves on the back. But once in a while, through hard ... More >>

  • George Strait: No Unflattering Photos, Please
    FEATURED STORY

    George Strait: No Unflattering Photos, Please

    published Jan 19, 2011

    Rocks Off does our best to shield our readers from all the red tape we have to go through in order to bring you a steady stream of concert reviews. For one thing, it's pretty boring - a bunch of emai... More >>

  • Ladies And Gentlemen, Brochella 2011

    published Jan 19, 2011

    You can stop freaking out. The real Coachella lineup is below. But you might freak out anyway. Follow Rocks Off on Facebook and on Twitter at @HPRocksOff.... More >>

  • The Main Event

    published January 20, 2011

    If it's January, it must be time for a music festival. That's not a misprint, just a brand-new event pulled together by local promoter Eric Dean... More >>

  • Don Kirshner, Late-Night Rock TV Mogul, Dies At 76
    FEATURED STORY

    Don Kirshner, Late-Night Rock TV Mogul, Dies At 76

    published Jan 18, 2011

    Don Kirshner, the music-business impresario responsible for hits by the Monkees and the Archies, as well as introducing scores of pre-MTV American youth to rock via his late-night network program Do... More >>

  • Top Eight Freedom Songs For MLK Day

    published Jan 17, 2011

    Rocks Off sincerely prays that those of you with today off are at least peripherally aware of why you have today off. For our annual MLK Day reflection this year, we thought we'd leave the songs about... More >>

  • sIngs, LIMB Seeking Stolen Gear, Anonymous Tipster

    published Jan 11, 2011

    Rocks Off has been experimenting with ways of getting songs to load automatically whenever someone clicks on our page for some time now. We're still a ways off, but right now would be a good time to c... More >>

  • Daniel Johnston

    published January 13, 2011

    It's hard to believe Daniel Johnston is 50. He looks every bit of it, or he did at the ill-fated but enjoyable Ghoulsfest in October. The Daniel... More >>

  • KISS, Kid Rock, Janet Jackson Head 2011 Rodeo Lineup
    FEATURED STORY

    KISS, Kid Rock, Janet Jackson Head 2011 Rodeo Lineup

    published Jan 10, 2011

    KISS, Janet Jackson and Kid Rock head the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's 2011 concert schedule, which the rodeo announced earlier Monday morning. Among the other 13 entertainers rounding out this y... More >>

  • Music Sales Down 2.5 Percent In 2010

    published Jan 06, 2011

    Nielsen SoundScan released its annual report on music sales Monday, and the results were less than surprising. Physical sales continued to decline, digital sales continued to rise, and crap pop contin... More >>

  • Chanel Dizzle: Screwed Up Click Star In The Making
    FEATURED STORY

    Chanel Dizzle: Screwed Up Click Star In The Making

    published Jan 05, 2011

    UPDATE (1:42 p.m.): Chanel just got in touch. She's a 22-year-old UT senior. We'll have a full interview with her soon. We didn't set out for this to turn into "teenage girl week" on Rocks Off, but w... More >>

  • Hudson Lounge Situation Still Clear As Mud

    published Jan 05, 2011

    The fallout from the December 28 "Hydeout at the Hudson" party continues to fester. As you probably know by now, the party organizers say Hudson Lounge's owner threw them out and shut down the chichi ... More >>

  • The Radiators

    published January 6, 2011

    In 1978, five New Orleans musicians got together for a jam session and, as has been known to happen in that city, have been jamming ever since.... More >>

  • Elvis: 30 Famous Quotes About The King
    FEATURED STORY

    Elvis: 30 Famous Quotes About The King

    published Jan 04, 2011

    Rocks Off is celebrating Elvis week this week - the King would be 76 years old on Saturday. (Or hell, maybe he will be 76 years old on Saturday.) That's more than three-quarters of a century, but it j... More >>

  • Slim Thug: Single, Looking For Two... And A Fan?

    published Jan 04, 2011

    Rocks Off loves just about everything Slim Thug does. We're big fans of his music, of course, but our admiration has really grown since we started getting to know him via Twitter over the past year or... More >>

  • More New Year's Eve Fun From Around Houston

    published Jan 03, 2011

    Rocks Off hopes you're recovered from New Year's Eve. We are...almost. You've already seen and read about Fitzgerald's massive NYE blowout, but there was lots more going on around Houston to ring in 2... More >>

Display results per page << Prev  |  1  |  ...  |  14  |  15  |  16
Archives: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007
Loading...