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  • 11 months ago

    We don't blame you if you worry about the future of country music. The rise and immense popularity of bro-country may be good for making money but it isn't exactly making classics. Perhaps that's why Mary Sarah is a breath of fresh air, even when ...

  • 1 year ago | Longform

    The Houston area probably has as many aspiring bands and musicians as it does different ZIP codes, if not more. With the only condition being their subjects have never been previously profiled (either in these pages or elsewhere in local media), w...

  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Here it is, the Grandaddy of all the Houston music festivals, the 23rd annual Houston Press Music Awards showcase. Twelve hours of music, featuring 50-plus bands and a slew of DJs to close out the night. This sucker runs the gamut from funky to tw...

  • 4 years ago

    SXSW 2011 was one for the books, all right — the police blotters and ambulance logs. Every day of the annual Austin music festival, reports came across the wire of fights, gate-crashing, injuries and unruly behavior by performers and audienc...

  • 5 years ago

    BUD LIGHT STAGE Washington & Silver Street Zydeco Dots (3 p.m.) Nominated In: Best Zydeco If you are a zydeco fan in Houston, you already know about the Zydeco Dots. Since 1987, they have ruled the small but fervently followed genre in town, winni...

  • 5 years ago

    Our smug neighbor to the northwest may call itself "The Live Music Capital of the World," but Houston Press music blog Rocks Off may be the live-music-reviewing capital of the Internet. This past year, Rocks Off averaged around one review every th...