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Andre Williams

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Jameis Winston Wins The Heisman, Now Where Will He Put It?

    For a Heisman Trophy race that was about as lopsided as, well, many of the recent ones, the 2013 Heisman race had its fair share of storylines. You had last season's winner, Johnny Manziel, no stranger to storylines of his own, as one of the finalists, the fourth former winner to make a repeat app ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Andre Williams, Black Godfather, Is Still Slick as "Bacon Fat"

    Andre Williams is a true musical journeyman. Now a most ripe 76 years old, he's had the kind of career that seems like it could hardly be real to us 21st-century folk. He came of age in a time of segregated lunch counters and when musicians -- particularly ribald ones like him -- couldn't even title ... More >>

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    September 24, 2013

    Upcoming: Cher, Zedd, Flamin' Hellcats, Rickie Lee Jones, The Pharcyde, Zoe, etc.

    Amon Amarth: Wed., January 22, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Andre Williams: With Renaldo Domino., Sat., October 5, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899. Austin Lucas: With Lee Bains III, The Glory Fires., Fri., October 25, 10 p.m., $ ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    Exploring Songza: Four Offbeat Playlists From the Curated Music Service

    We introduced you to Songza -- the service that acts as a "music concierge" -- a few weeks back. Using curated playlists sorted not only by genre and theme, but also by activity, Songza helps you pick the best songs for the occasion. More importantly to me, the playlists are expertly curated, mean ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend

    North Mississippi Allstars Last Concert Cafe, February 1 Sons of the late Jim Dickinson, the legendary Memphis producer and sometime Rolling Stones sideman, Luther and Cody Dickinson grew up on punk but couldn't help absorbing the abundant rootsy sounds around them. Logically, their band North Miss ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Upcoming: Major Lazer, El Ten Eleven, Anthrax, STRFKR, Vince Clarke, Etc.

    Alejandro Escovedo: Fri., March 1, 8:30 p.m., $58-$88. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. Andre Williams: With Renaldo Domino, Barbara Lynn, Archie Bell., Sat., Feb. 2, 8 p.m., $20. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Anthrax: With Exodus, Municipal Waste, Holy Grail, High On Fire., Wed., April 1 ... More >>

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    December 18, 2012

    Upcoming: Loretta Lynn, Cradle of Filth, Eli Young Band, Matt Costa, Andre Williams, Etc.

    Adolescents: With Youth Brigade, The American Heist., Sun., Dec. 30, 8 p.m., $15/$17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Aly & Fila: With DJ Shogun., Mon., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $20/$30. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston. American Fangs: With Bury The Crown, Sanctus Bellum, Carry the Storm, Muham ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012

    Grandfather Child Prepare for Debut

    Album recorded partially in drummer's parents' basement.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Upcoming: Drake, Kreayshawn, Corey Taylor, The Queers, Etc.

    Andre Williams: Sat., Nov. 5. Continental Club. Corey Taylor: Thu., Nov. 17. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues. Demi Lovato: Fri., Nov. 25. Verizon Wireless Theater. Drake: Sat., Oct. 29. Reliant Arena. The Knux, Jordy Towers: Mon., Nov. 14. Fitzgerald's. Korn: Sat., Nov. 19. Verizon Wi ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Saturday Night: Wild Men Of Rock At The Continental Club

    Photos by Marc BrubakerThree Mustangs & A Stallion (clockwise from top left): Andre Williams, Roy Head, Archie Bell, Little Joe Washington​Wild Men of Rock feat. Andre Williams, Archie Bell, Roy Head, Little Joe Washington, the Allen Oldies Band & special guest Sundance Head Continental Club S ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    June 21, 2011

    Upcoming: Andre Williams, Boz Scaggs, Erasure, Supersuckers, Etc.

    ​Anarchitex, The Energy, Black Congress, Delta Block: Fri., July 1. Fitzgerald's. Andre Williams, Roy Head, Archie Bell: Sat., Sept. 3. Continental Club. Bassnectar: Fri., Oct. 28. Verizon Wireless Theater. Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald: Sat., Oct. 1. Verizon Wireless Theater. "Canned Acou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Detroit Leanin': Who Is The Best Motor City Artist Ever?

    detroitrockcity.altervista.org​Some places breed music. Due to sheer size, any big city will produce its fair share of talented musicians, and some - Memphis, New Orleans, Chicago - seem to have music in the water supply. But none, arguably, more than Detroit: John Lee Hooker, the Motown dias ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Friday Night: Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears And The Relatives At The Continental Club

    Photos by Jay LeeBlack Joe Lewis​Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, The Relatives Continental Club August 27, 2010 A few times a year, the Continental Club hosts shows that can be legitimately described as "soul happenings," usually featuring venerable Gulf Coast stars such as Archie Bell, Roy ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010
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    July 15, 2010

    Book Learning

    Houston's Literary Greats sail onto the college-radio charts with Ocean, Meet the Valley.

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    June 29, 2010

    Upcoming: AA Bondy, Built To Spill, Chris Knight, Ra Ra Riot, Etc.

    ​2Cents, Season's After, Taking Dawn: Sat., July 31. Warehouse Live. AA Bondy, JBM: Sat., Aug. 14. Mango's. Andre Williams: Sat., Aug. 21. Continental Club. Anthony Hamilton, Kem, Jaheim & Raheem DeVaughn: Sat., Sept. 4. Toyota Center. A.R. Rahman: CHANGED Fri., Sept. 17. Toyota Center. ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2010

    Seeking Joy

    Jill Scott returns to the studio after various screen projects and a son.

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    March 11, 2010

    Music Cities

    Texas has its own brand of March Madness

  • Music

    March 4, 2010

    Chatter: Say Hey

    Spearhead leader Michael Franti's Middle Eastern trip inspires an unlikely Top 40 hit.

  • Music

    April 23, 2009

    Hello, Houston!

    Noise breaks down the months of live music ahead

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    How About Some SXSW Day Parties? A LOT of SXSW Day Parties?

    We here at Rocks Off are only about a week away from chafed inner thighs, weird Japanese punk bands puking in hotel pools and sweating out our morning mojitos while walking to an art space off 4th Street. South By Southwest is now only a week away. It was all fun and games in December when we were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Tonight: Original Sin Burlesque at House of Blues

    What's the secret of a good burlesque dance? Well, choreography, costumes, agility, flexibility and old-fashioned seductiveness all have their place, of course, but it would be a poor burlesque show indeed without the proper strip-worthy tunes. Perhaps you can pick up a few pointers from tonight's f ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008
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    April 10, 2008

    Is Johnny Guitar Watson’s “Telephone Bill” the First Houston Rap?

    What’s the first rap song by a Houston artist? It’s debatable but most cite a few records that came about between 1985 and 1987. But there’s another much older often forgotten candidate – Johnny “Guitar” Watson’s “Telephone Bill.” By 1980, when he made “Telephone Bill,” John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    Weekend Music: Help Save the Houston Music Scene

    With a record number of Houston artists accepted into SXSW this year, sold-out crowds at shows like Hootenanny at the Mink and Bun B at Warehouse Live, and everyone from Fatal Flying Guilloteens and Karina Nistal to Hearts of Animals and Indian Jewelry raising eyebrows well beyond the Harris County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    Ike Turner, 1931-2007

    So the Dallas Morning News is reporting that Ike Turner has died. To me, every day he’s been walking among us on the planet since, oh, about 1973, seemed like a miracle. That dude, at least to hear Andre Williams tell it, made Keith Richards seem like Neddy Flanders. Here’s what Williams said a ... More >>

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    August 16, 2007
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    July 26, 2007
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    July 5, 2007

    Another Bump

    Ten of the best coke anthems, plus a shortlist for the Cocaine Hall of Fame

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    November 21, 2006

    The High Priest Speaketh

    Courtesy of Allen Oldies Band These guys really get up there for an Oldies band.... Allen Hill celebrates a decade of Oldies worship Ten years ago, Allen Hill's Allen Oldies Band played their very first show — at the finish line of the Houston Press Fun Run inside the Astrodome. Since the ... More >>

  • Music

    May 18, 2006

    It's a Gas

    Pump pains constrain some musicians and inspire others

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    March 23, 2006

    South By So Huge

    Austin's little music festival is all grown up

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    March 18, 2006
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    March 16, 2006
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    March 16, 2006

    Andre Williams

    Thursday, March 16, the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9666

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    February 24, 2005

    The Black Godfather

    The wit and wisdom of Andre Williams

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Raw Power

    Stooges add to punk lore with the release of a seven-CD box

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
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