American Airlines Center

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Rolling Stone List of Coolest Stadiums Doesn't Include Texas

    As part of its "Venues that Rock" story, Rolling Stone Magazine polled "26 industry insiders and musicians" to vote on the best stadiums and arenas in the country. Let me rephrase: the COOLEST arenas and stadiums in the country. Madison Square Garden tops the list and, frankly, it is difficult to ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Tonight's Rihanna Show Postponed

    Pop star Rihanna's concert scheduled for tonight at Toyota Center has been postponed due to "illness," according to an announcement Rocks Off recived moments ago from promoter Live Nation. "Unfortunately, as a result of illness Rihanna is unable to perform this evening at Houston's Toyota Center," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Nicki Minaj Not Charged In Poolside Dallas Hotel Fight

    Marco TorresNicki Minaj at Toyota Center in April​Nicki Minaj, the colorful (in more ways than one) rapper who is never very far from a headline, has apparently not been charged in a poolside Dallas hotel fight Monday evening. According to Rocks Off's sister blog in Dallas, DC-9 at Night, Min ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Which ACL Headliners Will Play Houston?

    www.eaglesband.comWho knew the Eagles shot their publicity stills for The Long Road Out of Eden at ACL 2005?​When the Austin City Limits festival lineup is released every spring, one of Rocks Off's favorite parlor games besides wondering what sort of Biblical weather-related calamity God will visi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    "We're Ashamed The President Is From Texas" And Other Acts Of Career Suicide

    Seven years ago this week, the Dixie Chicks had the No. 1 country single in the U.S. with Bruce Robison's lump-raising "Travelin' Soldier." Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Bush Administration was putting the finishing touches on its Iraqi invasion strategy, which prompted Chicks lead singer Nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2009

    Tonight: "Live In Texas" Photo Exhibit at Cactus Music

    Cool photo, huh? That's the work of Cy-Fair native Stephanie Alexander, who now has one of the choicest jobs any music-loving camera hound could hope for - even if it is in Dallas: house photographer for American Airlines Arena, the Big D counterpart to Toyota Center. The ZZ Top shot comes from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2006

    Dixie Doc

    15 little words changed everything for the Dixie Chicks. In an instant, the Dixie Chicks went from country darlings to America's scape goats, and two filmmakers caught it all. Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck were not in London in March 2003, when Dixie Chick Natalie Maines told a Shepherd's Bu ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2004
  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Protesting Peace

    Plus: Been There, Din That; No Smut Glut; Cursory Check