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10,000 Maniacs

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Upcoming: 10,000 Maniacs, Dokken, Kathy Valentine, Plies, Rx Bandits, Sheena Easton, etc.

    10,000 Maniacs: With Emily Elbert., Sat., July 19, 7:30 p.m., $98 to $138. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. 3 Peace: Sat., June 28, 8 p.m., Free. Baker Street Pub & Grill, 5510 Morningside, Houston, 713-942-9900. '80s Party: Sat., June 28, 8 p.m., Free. Baker St. Pub & Grill Katy, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Upcoming: Lil Wayne, Black Sabbath, Sarah Jarosz, Sister 7, The Monkees, etc.

    10,000 Maniacs: Thu., June 6, 8:30 p.m., $98-$138. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. 8 Seconds: Sat., Aug. 10, 8:30 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171. The Association: Sat., June 29, 8:30 p.m., $88-$128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-377 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Grey Victory: A Playlist for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony

    In 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima became the first target of a nuclear weapon ever. The United States called for the unconditional surrender of the country at the end of World War II, an ultimatum that was ignored. In response, we deployed a weapon that killed between 90,000 and 166,000 Japane ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Top 10 Carole King Songs Written for Other Artists

    Carole King is a woman who has played a major part in creating numerous classic hit songs. She has helped to shape popular music since she and then-husband Gerry Goffin (they divorced in 1968) wrote "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" in 1961. Her songs have been covered by such diverse artists as Smokey Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    The Best Episodes Of MTV's Unplugged

    ​MTV Unplugged was like health food for your soul during its heyday on the music channel, which was full of junk food. When artists stuck to the template and went untethered to electronic instruments and really dug into their music with new eyes it was amazing. Debuting in 1989 with Squeeze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Saturday Night: Natalie Merchant At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Natalie Merchant Verizon Wireless Theater August 21, 2010 For more photos from Saturday's show, see our slideshow here. Natalie Merchant must either have always had the patience of a saint or simply instilled it in herself upon deciding to open her current tour with 9 ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010

    Bedtime Stories

    Natalie Merchant finds poetry in new album.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Patti Smith On KPFT At Noon; At UH Tonight

    ​The iconic photograph of Patti Smith on the cover of her first album, Horses (1976), was taken by her longtime friend and sometime lover Robert Mapplethorpe, the controversial photographer who died in 1989 from AIDS-related complications. Five years later, Smith's husband, MC5 co-founder Fred "So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Aftermath: The Pogues Destroy House of Blues, and Rocks Off Is Ready to Move On

    Photos by Daniel KramerThis is about how we feel this morning.​Attention budding music writers, assuming there are still a few of you left who think getting into shows for free is a fair trade for your health, well-being, a decent paycheck and reasonably normal social life: It's not. It's pretty m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Election Eve With Fred

    Sisters of Mercy After seven solid nights of mostly incredible shows, Tina Turner through Los Skarnales, on the eighth Rocks Off rested. I even bought a freakin' bottle of milk. As it so often is, the XM receiver at Rocks Off HQ is tuned to Fred, so the Cure have been by several times. Morrissey, X ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2007

    Retro Active: 1987, Here We Come

    How long is long enough to declare an album truly great? Six months is probably pushing it – sorry, Wincing the Night Away – but 20 years seems safe enough. It’s the traditional span of a generation, or at least it used to be. Casting an eye back on 1987, the year of the Iran-Contra affair, Bl ... More >>

  • Music

    July 4, 2002
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    May 2, 2002

    No Doubt

    Tuesday, May 7

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Sly Letter

    These Autumn Skies (Self-released)

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    9,999 Maniacs

    Though 10,000 Maniacs is still around, its pop appeal has dwindled a bit.

  • Calendar

    September 24, 1998
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    June 18, 1998
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    June 4, 1998

    Flower Power

    A once-slumbering syndicated radio giant empties its vaults

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Smells Like Holy Spirit

    At some of Houston's biggest churches, twentysomethings' faith is built on solid rock. And roll.

  • Music

    December 18, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    April 10, 1997

    Ready to Ride

    Alice's Tin Pony breaks from the gate with Hate Book

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    September 14, 1995
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    July 13, 1995
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    August 11, 1994
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