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Bill Graham

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Revisiting Robertson Stadium's Forgotten Concert History

    After years of dreaming, planning and even a little begging, the University of Houston broke ground on a new on-campus football stadium this month. It's a pretty darn exciting development for the Cougars that marks the beginning of a new era of UH athletics: The program will play its first season in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    The Cavern and the Top 10 Iconic Rock Clubs In History

    Last week back in 1957, the most famous rock club in England opened in Liverpool. There was absolutely no rock and roll on the bill that night. The Cavern Club was originally opened to mimic the cellar jazz bars that owner Alan Synter visited in Paris. There was a strict jazz-only policy in place ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    The 15 Best Bill Graham Presents Posters And Artwork

    Photo By Tony MorelliBill Graham in 1974​Twenty years ago this week, legendary concert promoter Bill Graham went to the big backstage party in the sky after the helicopter he was riding in flew into a high-voltage tower in Vallejo, Calif. Also killed in the crash was Graham's girlfriend, Melis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Last Night: Alejandro Escovedo At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Alejandro Escovedo House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room March 3, 2011 This never would have happened in Austin. In our fair state capital, Alejandro Escovedo is worshiped like a god, and more people would show up to watch him wash his car than came out to House of Blues' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Yes, There Are Summer Fest Tickets Left

    ​Rocks Off just got off the phone with Free Press Houston editor/publisher Omar Afra, the Bill Graham of Saturday and Sunday's Summer Fest. After disguising himself as "that guy from that punk band you wrote those bad things about" - dude, you're going to have to be more specific than that - Afra ... More >>

  • Music

    March 20, 2008

    Shawn Phillips Is Stranger Than Fiction

    Meet Navy rescuer and true rock and roll Zelig

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2007
  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Crawdaddy! Is Back

    The rock magazine returns

  • Home Entertainment

    January 26, 2006
  • News

    January 6, 2005

    The Halo Challenge

    Master Chief, a weapons-toting super-enhanced human, is the only being who can save the earth. A video gamer from Texas is the world champion at helping him do just that thousands of times over.

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Home from La-La Land

    Tony Avitia picks up the pieces of his Broken Note

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Playbill

    Experimental Folk: Shawn Phillips, Tom Jones

  • Culture

    December 9, 1999

    Not Your MTV

    Andy Mann treats video like abstract art

  • Music

    June 4, 1998

    Flower Power

    A once-slumbering syndicated radio giant empties its vaults

  • Music

    June 13, 1996
  • Culture

    May 9, 1996
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