Chango Jackson

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    2011 Music Awards Showcase

    Your guide to the bands and venues.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    HPMA Preview: Get This Party Started Edition

    Courtesy of's Addiction (rock and roll all night and know)​Music is primal. Sure, it can be intellectual, make you think and even change perspectives. But, at it's heart, music is about making you want to shake what your momma gave you. After all, rock and r ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Showcase Showdown

    Great moments in HPMA history

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    52 Pick-Up

    Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase

  • Music

    July 24, 2008

    2008 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Weekend Music: Murder on Memorial Day

    Fifteen years ago next month, shock-punk hero GG Allin's brief but eventful life came to an end when his wildly overtaxed body had all it could handle and finally gave out after one shot of heroin too many. Naturally, Allin's legend has only grown since then, aided by 1994 documentary Hated: GG Alli ... More >>

  • Music

    April 17, 2008
  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    Goodbye, Chango Jackson. Hello, Chango Man and Yoko Mono

    Out of the ashes of Chango Jackson come two new denizens of the primate house

  • Music

    January 31, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    Chango Jackson

    Chango Jackson tore up the HouStoned Rocks stage on Saturday at Mardi Gras Galveston. Interview: Polka: Dog:

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2007

    Dog Men Poets

    Here's an interview with Dog Men Poets, slam poetry integrators, funk music players. Unfortunately, we didn't get any video from the band's performance, so here's a little hula hoop action, complete with dizzying spins and gyrating hips. Check back tomorrow for more from the HouStoned Rocks stage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    Cumbiamania at the Continental Club

    Like the armadillo, an ancient Colombian dance music continues creeping north Super Estrella I've always had a theory that if the cumbia ever made the jump into the English language, it would sweep the world. A show this Saturday featuring the reunited El Super Estrella and the debut of cumbi ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys

    Dispatches from the 17th annual Houston Press Music Awards

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
  • Music

    July 6, 2006

    Houston Band Cartography

    The launch of our blog brings forth a quixotic attempt toward a local music atlas

  • Music

    June 8, 2006


    A few locals are afflicted with World Cup mania; also: Chango Jackson, KPFT and what touring bands really think of Houston

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    Rock and Roll Bestiary

    You already know all about this year's crop of wolf bands. We examine the tiger, bear, shark and lion bands, and offer up a rock zodiac.

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Houston's Gone Gaaga for Haaga

    A former king of the Texas metal world unites Houston's warring rock tribes and wins a passel of Music Awards

  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Downtown H-town Throwdown

    Tearing it up at the Music Awards Showcase

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Yiddish Rock

    DJ Hardware and company keep the faith at L'Chaim

  • Music

    April 21, 2005

    The Sick Old Man of the Festival Circuit

    An open letter to the organizers and music bookers of the Houston International Festival

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2005

    Tasty Samples

    The H-Town Throw Down's menu boasts a mad mix o' music

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Wigged Gigs

    A selection of some of the wildest, weirdest, and most dangerous bands and shows in Houston history

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2004

    Don't Pass Glass

    Twelve artists show us what the clear stuff can do

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    ¡Viva H-town!

    Latinos come to the fore in this year's music awards

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Pride of Place

    Scenes from the 15th annual Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Los Mocosos

    American Us (Six Degrees)

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    Strikes and Spares

    Original punk Richard Tomcala rejoins the nightlife fray; also, Greg Wood's new crib bowls us over

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    Houston's Due

    Save your cash and stick around for H-town's own showcase

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Medley Fool

    DJ Jester mixes and mashes up Willie Nelson, Ice-T, the Carpenters and LL Cool J

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Banjos and Body Piercings

    William Elliott Whitmore brings old-school bluegrass to the punk underworld

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Band

    Chango Jackson

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Long Shot Against Longhorns

    Rice squares off against UT for first time this century

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Torn Identity

    Get real art for a hundred bucks at "5x7/Houston"

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Hothouse Flowers

    Groceries spoil in the heat, while the rest of Houston's music community blossoms

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003

    (East) Indian Summer

    A local community celebrates its heritage

  • Music

    August 7, 2003


    Great moments at the Press's Music Awards Showcase

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Wango Chango

    Houston rockeros Chango Jackson take on touring in Mexico, Ted Nugent and a bold new direction in rock en español

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Potty Mouths

    Tamales overhead, beer cans underfoot, drug references and cussing from the stage it's the return of the Westheimer Street Festival to its old home

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    The Power of 12

    Arthur Yoria and Matt Maloney launch a new local label with a roster of one

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    The End of the World As We Know It

    Armageddon comes for the current incarnation of

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    Screw SXSW

    We've got South By Due East

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    Batalla de las Bandas

    Friday, August 16