Adam Burchfield

  • Music

    July 11, 2013

    Another Skate of Mind

    The Jamail Skatepark ignites Houston's music culture.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Another Skate of Mind: The Jamail Skatepark Ignites Houston Music Culture

    This article was written by David Ensminger. Downtown Houston's Lee and Joe Jamail Skate Park, like a plethora of other skate sites across the globe, is a gripping locale that merges edge-culture sports and underground music. It reflects an earlier era of Thrasher videos from the 1980s, when skate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: November 5-8

    Deerhoof Walters, November 5 San Francisco's Deerhoof is the kind of band that will either drive you crazy or capture your heart, probably both at the same time. Greg Saulnier's crew mixes experimental racket with sharp-toothed pop smarts, becoming a favorite on the oddball circuit over the past 15 ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    Saturday: Rock Baby Rock It Was Hot, Hot, Hot

    Rock Baby Rock It 12 Feat. The Octanes, Los Skarnales, Jesse Dayton Continental Club July 21, 2012 See the pin-ups and hot rods of Rock Baby Rock It in our slideshow. Hot was the operative word at Saturday's Rock Baby Rock It hot-rod show/musical extravaganza. With temperatures in the high 90s, th ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    August 9, 2010

    Furor To Frenzy: HPMAers Plump, Two Star, Tramps, Runaway Sun

    [When last we left Nick Hall, he was dodging "mandannas" after some surprise Louvin Brothers from Robert Ellis and friends.] Photos by GroovehouseSticky and tight: Plump.​Stepping out into the heat just long enough to see that Runaway Sun hasn't started up at the main stage, Aftermath dashes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    The Octanes Find Some Eerie Parallels With Grease 2

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to ​When we were growing u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Aftermath: The Umbrella Man's CD Release at the Continental Club

    Photos by Liana Lopez​Want to hear some great rockabilly, ska, gospel, zydeco, retro-country and soul? Those are only some of the styles you'll hear on Nick Gaitan and The Umbrella Man's debut CD. When you experience the band live, expect even more. Gaitan and Umbrella Man's other five members pu ... More >>

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Jimmy Raycraft Benefit

    concert preview

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    July 26, 2007
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    July 19, 2007

    Worst and Weirdest

    A sampling of some of the most out-there freak-outs and calamitous train wrecks H-Town bands have experienced the last few years

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    June 21, 2007

    Hot Sounds, Summer in the City

    A few local discs to sizzle with

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    Pep Torres

    Pep Torres performs Saturday, May 26, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Jennifer Fitts

    Friday, August 15

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Last Frights

    The death of a mourner mars Kinney Abair's funeral

  • Music

    September 6, 2001


    In his first 24 years of life, Brad Turcotte has already become a music-business veteran

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    A Perfect Fitz

    "Snit" Fitzpatrick finds sweet inspiration in his own rock band