Houston's swampiest musical savants return with new album.
Your guide to the bands and venues.
Photo by Liana LopezNick Gaitan and Umbrella ManOh, yes, it is that time again, time for the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase You can almost smell it...well, hopefully not. This week we will be profiling the bands who will be performing at this Saturday's HPMA showcase at venues all over ... More >>
Robert EasleyRocks Off photographer Marc Brubaker (left) discusses his work at Thursday night's Shot In the Dark exhibition.For more photos from Thursday's show, see our slideshow. They always tell you, "Go ahead and try it - it just might work." So Rocks Off tried it, and it seems like it ... More >>
John PowersLate Monday morning, Rocks Off got a press release announcing BANGBANGBOOM, the new jazz and swing covers project of local luminaries Andrew Karnavas and Nick Gaitan. Seeing as how Karnavas' Runaway Sun and, well, everything Gaitan's ever done comprise some of our favorite sounds i ... More >>
Marco TorresNote: The Wave is a jitney that rides up and down Washington Ave. dropping people off whereever they please. It's cool if you're drunk. It's the worst place on earth if you're not. 4:11 p.m.: So Friday night, Houston Press music editor Chris Gray called and said, "Hey, I had an ... More >>
Photos by Trish BadgerAndrew Karnavas McGonigel's Mucky Duck July 16, 2010 We did not plan on writing a review of Friday night's Andrew Karnavas show at the Mucky Duck, but after sitting in on near two hours of super-solid folksy Americana (and some blues, too) it seemed like it had to be do ... More >>
Photos by Liana LopezWant 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 >>