Billy Paul

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Hall and Oates at Arena Theatre, 5/25/2013

    Hall and Oates Arena Theatre May 25, 2013 In one of the many throwback moments Saturday night at the Arena Theatre, a woman, who had clearly forgotten what year it was and what band she was watching, rushed the stage while Hall and Oates were transitioning between their final two songs, '80s hits " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Saturday Night: Tejano Music Fest 2013 at Humble Civic Center

    Tejano Music Fest 2013 feat. La Mafia, Emilio Navaira, Jay Perez, and Fito Olivares Humble Civic Center April 6, 2013 It was one of those rare, perfect, mosquito-free afternoons in the Bayou City. Little to no humidity, the temperature hovered around seventy, and the breeze blew softly through the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Thom Bell and the Sound of Brotherly Love

    While the ubiquitous songs of Detroit's Motown get anthologized and commercialized ad infinitum, and the critics salivate over the gritty southern soul of Memphis' Stax, the third great movement/label of '60s and '70s soul has always gotten short shrift. Until now, that is, with the release of the b ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    J Dilla and Lupus

    Power-walking tracks to remember the beatsmith by

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Utility Bassist

    Christian McBride can do it all, and do it well