SXSW is officially over, thank the sweet baby Jesus. Now music fans have already begun to fan out to the four winds, seeking sunshine, swimsuits, alcohol, easy hookups and all the tunes they can handle until it gets ridiculously hot. Texans: you have about three hours.
It's already begun over in Mi ... More >>
Today the Internet is awash with song suggestions to help you get your honeys into a sexin' mood, but I've collected some stories from completely real people that I in no way made up to serve as a warning that your Valentine's playlist has got to be foolproof.
I've chosen four to prove that with on ... More >>
Live Fast, Die Young: Misadventures in Rock 'n' Roll America
by Chris Price and Joe Harland
Trafalgar Square Publishing, 320 pp., $13.95
Friends and former coworkers at the BBC -- where they programmed radio and video music -- Price and Harland's jumping-off point for this music travelogue across ... More >>
This Sunday will be 10 years since America was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. In that time, a lot of musical ground has been covered. Some artists mention that day only in passing, as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys do in "Empire State of Mind," but some have crafted songs about 9/11 itself.
Some of thes ... More >>
Tomorrow night at 2016 Mainstage, Houston gets to relive its (our?) dark white-rap past when Dallas native Vanilla Ice hits the stage at the venue formerly known Sammy's On Main.
Yes, that Vanilla Ice, from our haughty neighbors to the north who can do no wrong in the eyes of Texas Monthly. ... More >>
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the Charlie Daniels Band's "The Devil Went Down To Georgia." The song, which climbed all the way to No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and lives on today as a "boss battle" in Guitar Hero 3, made its first appearance on the group's 1979 album Million M ... More >>
Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Aug. 1. Sengelmann Hall (Schulenburg).
Balaclavas, Cave, Twisted Wires: Thu., June 4. Mango's.
Babasonicos: Thu., Aug. 20. House of Blues.
Billy Joe Shaver: Tue., Aug. 4. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
"Sean Hannity Freedom Concert" with Billy Ray Cyrus, The Charlie Daniels B ... More >>
Photo courtesy bobgo29What would you pay to see Sean Hannity in concert? No, we don't mean seeing him be waterboarded -- although he said he'd do that for charity, and Keith Olbermann offered to pay $1,000 to an Army charity for every second Hannity stood it, Sean-o somehow hasn't agreed to it yet.H ... More >>