Steve Jansen is a contributing writer for the Houston Press.
3 months ago | Music
Patty Waters’s back catalog isn’t all that impressive when viewed in a perfunctory manner. Two records, entitled Sings and College Tour, in the 1960s for the ESP-Disk label. Then absolutely nothing for basically 30 years. But she’s a legend. One o...
6 months ago | Music
When Nameless Sound founding director David Dove informally put together the first version of They, Who Sound in 2008, he wasn’t expecting a whole lot. Neither, apparently, was the to-remain-unnamed Midtown bar who hosted the weekly concert series...
7 months ago | Lists
Want to lose weight? Spend more time with a nose in books and less time poking around online? Become a so-called happy person? Then the only way to accomplish these things is to make a declaration on January 1 to become a better, more fit, healthi...
8 months ago | Music
Music-venue staff has threatened to pull the plug on me and have told me “not to bother” on playing a second set. That’s nothing. But in all of these years of playing shows, the owner of a bar-venue had never physically attacked me onstage during ...
8 months ago | Bayou City
Management districts took yet another judicial blow last week. On October 31, state district Judge Daryl L. Moore ruled that the Montrose Management District (which was initially formed as the West and East Montrose management districts) violated ...
9 months ago