Ben Collis

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2013

    UPDATED: RIP Scott Daniels: Horseshoe, Carolyn Wonderland Guitarist Dies Suddenly

    UPDATED (Monday, 10 a.m.): Corrects Daniels' moving to Austin, and adds information on the burial service and memorial. UPDATE 2: Comments from Daniels' girlfriend, Candyce Prince have been added. Scott Daniels, longtime Houstonian and guitarist for Carolyn Wonderland and Horseshoe, has passed. Li ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Horseshoe's Top 5 F*cked Up Songs

    Photos by Jason WolterHorseshoe at Rudz in May​Greg Wood and his band of merry men known as Horseshoe slide into Under The Volcano Wednesday night for the late-'90s warhorses' second "reunion" gig since getting back together at Rudyard's three months ago. Wood has been described as a songwrite ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Singer's Health Scare Prods Horseshoe Reunion

    Artwork via Horseshoe on Facebook​With a band reunion facing him in a little less than three weeks, Greg Wood is just happy to be here. "Man, I had that heart attack when I was 35 and I never figured I'd ever see 47, but here I sit," he gestures expansively around the twilight Sunday scene at ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    Midnight Flyer

    Amber Digby, honky-tonk traditionalist, is a busy woman.

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    January 18, 2007

    Playbill: Johnny Falstaff

    Johnny Falstaff CD Release Yep, that's John Evans (l)jamming with Johnny Falstaff. Back when Proletariat was the Blue Iguana, Johnny Falstaff's double bills with Greg Wood's Horseshoe were the stuff of legend. There were nights when it seemed every off-duty topless dancer, bartender, and hepc ... More >>

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    July 27, 2006
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    January 15, 2004

    Midtown Honky-tonkin'

    Trains and the vintage sounds of the Swank Countrypolitans bring a time warp to the Continental Club

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    July 10, 2003

    Lucky Boy's Confusion

    Ignoring hometown neglect, Mando Saenz signs a Nashville publishing deal and ponders his next move

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    August 29, 2002

    Wood Redux

    Greg Wood puts his old band and a young heart attack behind him with Ash Wednesday

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    January 17, 2002

    Musical Chairs

    It's never the same show with the Good Luck Band

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    October 25, 2001


    Greg Wood is back with a new band, a new album, and a couple of jokes

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Music Awards 2001

    A preview of this year's show

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    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Local Rotation

    Horseshoe: Movin' the Goods

  • Music

    March 12, 1998
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    March 13, 1997

    Lucky Horseshoe

    Are a praised CD and a slot at SXSW enough to make this band happy? Of course not.

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    January 11, 1996