David Garrick is a Houston native who sees more live music than pretty much anyone else in town. A tireless proponent for underground music, he divides his time between seeing up to six bands a night and championing the rights of artists. Known for being a straight shooter, he focuses primarily on Houston music and Houston music events.
23 hours ago | Festivals
In rock n' roll, you can make plenty of dumb mistakes as a band, and your fan base will undoubtedly forgive you no matter what. I never ask fans typically, what they think of their favorite band, because they'll almost certainly love whatever the ...
2 days ago | Bayou City
Houston is definitely heating up both figuratively and literally. With tours from Iceage, Justin Timberlake, Steely Dan and more rolling through town while locals like Flower Graves, Velveteen Echo, The Flamin' Hellcats and many more will fill in ...
3 days ago | Bayou City
The Houston Press Singles Club is back this week with plenty of jams to tickle your ears. Tunes from Khruangbin, Really Red, Ashlynn Ivy, RYMNA, and Sherita Perez are all making their way onto the playlist. While we appreciate you checking out thi...
4 days ago | Bayou City
There are plenty of bands that I could tell you to check out, or bands that I'd suggest that you should catch while they're in town on tour. But, at the top of the list of indie bands that'll be here sooner rather than later, I'd definitely have t...
7 days ago | Bayou City
In music, there will always be bands that are alluring, bands that we find intriguing, and bands that are engaging from the first time we see or hear them. When Houston's Velveteen Echo first came around and started performing, they felt like most...
8 days ago | Art Rock
If you're starting a band in today's crowded music world, your best bet to get any traction is to start as soon as possible, and to do something that no one else is really doing. While there are plenty of dreampop bands performing on the regular, ...