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Bill Kirchen

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    February 3, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: John Egan, Bill Kirchen, Mike Stinson, Ash, etc.

    John Egan The Big Easy, February 3 Solo bluesman John Egan sings in a tone that suggests someone is constantly walking over his grave, and his lyrics are loaded with bad mojo like nature gone haywire and apocalyptic visions. All he needs live is his National Resonator, one of those shiny silver gui ... More >>

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    January 14, 2014

    Upcoming: Paramore & Fall Out Boy, Uncle Kracker, Shinyribs, Rhett Miller, etc.

    Austin Lounge Lizards: Sat., February 1, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Betty Soo, Matt Harlan, Reed Turner: Thu., January 30, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Bill Kirchen: Tue., February 4, 7:30 ... More >>

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    August 14, 2013

    Telecaster Master Bill Kirchen Is Down to Seeds and Stems Again

    Bill Kirchen, the warhorse guitar virtuoso behind some of the most familiar licks on the planet, comes to Mucky Duck Thursday to preview his latest album, Seeds and Stems, which was released June 18. Kirchen first made musical waves with his cowboy crazoids band Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Ai ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Heart, Bruno Mars, The Leavers, Bill Kirchen, etc.

    Tianna Hall Sambuca, August 12 You could argue that Tianna Hall is the best jazz singer in all of Houston. I mean, you could argue against it, too, but it's like arguing that the moon landing was faked. Her smoky voice is a fine mix of skill and improvised magic, and it's landed her on the Grammy n ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: New Albums from Webb Wilder and Commander Cody

    Sometimes Lonesome, Onry and Mean flat dreads going out to the mailbox. Why? Because there's no telling what musical mediocrity or aural atrocity lies ticking like an Al-Qaeda dirty bomb inside those bubble-packs with faraway foreign addresses like Saginaw, Michigan or Sausalito, California. I ... More >>

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    March 20, 2009

    SXSW: Dave Alvin's Chris Gaffney Tribute at the Continental Club

    Before his stunning, soul-stirring tribute to late best friend and sometime bandmate Chris Gaffney (Hacienda Brothers), who passed away last April from liver cancer, roots-rock eminence grise Dave Alvin was out back of the Continental Club talking to a mutual friend about his flight to Austin from D ... More >>

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    March 10, 2007

    Rotation: Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods

    Bill Kirchen Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods Proper Records Any time Telecasting twangbanger Bill Kirchen gets together with his old boss Nick Lowe, I'm in. Recorded mostly in London with ringers like keyboardist Geraint Watkins, Hammer of the Honky Tonk Gods is a tour de force of the Kirchenist ... More >>

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    March 8, 2007

    Bill Kirchen

    Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods

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    January 4, 2007

    The Chieftains

    The Chieftains perform with the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pops, Friday through Sunday, January 5, through January 7, at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, 713-224-7575.

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    April 28, 2005

    Greg Trooper

    Saturday, April 30, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

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    September 9, 1999

    Roundabout Way

    Cornell Hurd finally finds his musical niche

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    November 27, 1997
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    February 23, 1995

    Keeping His Cool

    Nick the Knife's regained his edge, and the world's a better place for it

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