• Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Wille Nelson & Family at Stafford Centre, 11/19/2013

    Willie Nelson & Family, Paula Nelson Band Stafford Centre November 19, 2013 The thought that Tuesday night might be the last time I see Willie Nelson never even popped into my head until after the show was over. I just assumed he'll be back about eight months from now, like he was eight months ago ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Charley Pride, Major League Legend

    Singer was once a minor-league pitcher

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    The Best Downton Abbey-Themed Tumblrs

    If you like him/her you should put a ring on it, and if you like a celebrity/TV show you should make a Tumblr about it. Officially four episodes into the second season of Downton Abbey, we Yankees have become passionately dedicated to this upstairs-downstairs highbrow soap about early twentieth-cent ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    The Comeback Cowboy

    After taking a tumble, Mickey Gilley is back onstage.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Classic Christmas: The Andy Williams Christmas Album

    ​There are two reasons we think of Andy Williams fondly. First, there is the classic episode of The Simpsons when Bart, Milhouse, Nelson and Martin travel to Branson where they see Williams perform. A teary-eyed Nelson said, "I didn't think he'd do "Moon River," but then -- bam! -- second enco ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Hank3 & 7 Other Country Bloodlines

    ​Free of the constricting trappings of his former label Curb Records, Hank Williams III is wasting no time getting new product to his fans. "They didn't care for my thinking," says the artist, performing these days as Hank3. This week he officially busted loose from the clutches of Curb, rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Who Will Write The First "Osama Is Dead" Hit Song?

    ​Now that more details are starting to emerge about Sunday's Navy SEAL helicopter raid that resulted in the death of Osama Bin Laden and several members of the al-Qaeda jefe's entourage - especially how the months-long planning and 40-minute firefight was planned in total secrecy, and executed ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Punching a Wall

    Jessica Lea Mayfield goes from a bluegrass childhood to buzzworthy "goth-blues drama queen."

  • News

    February 18, 2010

    Sarahmania Hits Houston

    What did we learn?

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Five Things We Learned From Sarah Palin's Big Houston Visit

    Photo by Pete Vonder Haar​Houston was the epicenter of Palinmania this weekend, as her fans breathlessly awaited her appearances at a Rick Perry rally and some sort of motivational convention.There were many things to take away from the whirlwind visit of the woman who is ostentatiously keep ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    A Digital Bathroom Wall for Pat Lykos

    Disgruntled prosecutors scribble their complaints about the new boss on a blog

  • Music

    July 10, 2008
  • Music

    March 17, 2005

    Webb Wilder, with Opie Hendrix and the Texas Tall Boys

    Friday, March 18, at Dan Electro's, 1031 East 24th, 713-862-8707.

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Missouri Whirlwinds

    The Domino Kings have trumped Texas on their bid for alt-country success

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Dutch Treat

    Twice shy and dog-tired, the New Amsterdams keep turning heads

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Appetite for Reconstruction

    After hitting the top and then bottoming out, the Hunger refuses to go gently to the graveyard of bands

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Being Gary P.

    He packs dance halls across Texas. But how does he play in Peoria?

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Charity Case

    After the big split, HCC goes for the glamorous giving

  • Dining

    April 3, 1997

    Irish Ayes

    At the Claddagh, the order of the day is excellent pub grub