Less than a week before the festival, passes for Free Press Summer Fest are easily available on Craigslist. Dozens of ads have appeared on the online bazaar at houston.craigslist.org/tia in the past week or so, offering both general-admission and Fancy Pants passes at or below the current market pri ... More >>
The Texas Women's Hall of Fame has a few new members, and of the nine selected by Gov. Rick Perry this week, we couldn't help but notice that one of them just so happens to be his wife. Yes, First Lady Anita Perry has been doing the whole First Lady thing for more than a decade, but that still seems ... More >>
Terry Allen, Bottom of the World You can yack on all day about Kevin Fowler, Josh Abbott or some other artless, vacant, party-popular, Texas good-ole-boy bands, but the old salts know that Terry Allen's music is that real Texas deal. On his first new material in 14 years, Allen touches all the bases ... More >>
It seems Broadway may have a taste for those ironic jagged little '90s pills after all. Here's the thing: Jagged Little Pill, that mega-huge album from our favorite '90s alt-wailer Alanis Morissette, is being adapted for the Broadway stage. As in, they're making the album into a Broadway musical, ... More >>
John Egan The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club, August 19/House of Blues, August 22 Earlier this year, John Egan competed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, where the Houston kinda-acoustic bluesman advanced to the semifinal round of 28 -- so by that reckoning, Egan is one of the Top 3 ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will.
Move over Bonnie and Clyde and Frank and Jesse James, you've got (alleged) multistate bank robbing company: Evie and Amelia. Yesterday Police in Gulfport, Mississippi busted 57-year-old Evie Mearlene Herrin and her 30-year-old daughter Amelia Darci Crew, both of the texas town of Cleveland, as they ... More >>
Novelist Ace Atkins is in town to promote his newst book Infamous, an account of Machine Gun Kelly and his wife Kathryn's 1933 kidnapping of Charles Urschel, an Oklahoma oilman. While the couple did get $200,000 in ransom, the kidnapping was more a comedy of errors than a precisely pla ... More >>