Bottle Rockets, Marshall Crenshaw Continental Club, August 22 The pride of Festus, Mo., the Bottle Rockets would be the best band you've never heard of except, if you've ever subscribed to either No Depression magazine or the Bloodshot Records mailing list, you've absolutely heard of them and know ... More >>
After 21 years in the Houston area, next month RBC Music will no longer host a local location. The city's last full-service sheet music store will shut its doors on May 15. Previously, RBC had partnered with H&H Music to supply a wide selection of piano, guitar, instrumental, and choir music to al ... More >>
Mandolin enthusiasts Mumford and Sons have been on top of the world the past couple of years, dominating rock-driven radio with a folk sound that apparently touches the hearts of hard-rock bros around the world. Given that they have an apparently winning formula, one wouldn't expect them to change i ... More >>
This past weekend was the last for this year's edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which started way back on April 27. The festival runs over two weekends, usually Thursday through Sunday. Obviously since it is a uniquely Nawlins institution going back to 1970, it's not a festival t ... More >>
Photos courtesy of Houston Livestock Show & RodeoGeorge Strait in 1996If you walk through Reliant Center, hanging from the ceiling are banners listing almost every musical performer RodeoHouston has hosted since the '60s. The names reflect the hallowed history of country and fleeting fancies ... More >>
Black Label Society, All That Remains, Hail The Villain: Wed., May 11. House of Blues. "St. Patrick's Day Party" with The Blaggards, Come See My Dead Person, Allen Oldies Band: Thu., March 17. Continental Club. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band: Sat., April 30. Toyota Center. Bret Michae ... More >>
Equally gifted in jazz and R&B, area native Robert Glasper moonlights in Maxwell's touring band.
A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend
Tuesday, May 9, at the Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, 713-230-1600
Scoring the grim reaper's 2004 harvest
Introducing the most hated men in rock (besides Sting)
What do punks the Dropkick Murphys have in common with soulful Norah Jones? More than you think.
Friday, May 3
After years of groundbreaking music, Pat Metheny is looking for more barriers to shatter
Hootie gets big while keeping its eyes on the small stuff
The Tonight show behind him, Branford Marsalis moves to "de-ghettoize" music