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Chris Layton

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    July 1, 2014

    Upcoming: Anberlin, the Casualties, Galactic Cowboys, Lydia Loveless, Willie Nelson, etc.

    Aaron Einhouse: Fri., July 11, 7 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. The Amity Affliction: With For the Fallen Dreams, Obey the Brave, Crossfaith. Wed., October 22, 6:30 p.m., $13.50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anberlin: Sat., October 25, 7 p. ... More >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Excess of Talent: Meet Austin Super-Ensemble the Eightysixxed

    If Lonesome, Onry and Mean was a betting man, we'd bet our entire bankroll that while Warehouse Live or Fitz are filled to capacity with folks checking out the latest hyped-up, flash-in-the-pan, cover-of-Paste-magazine band that's been in existence, oh, at least a year or two, Austin's worn and weat ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd Takes a Ride In New Blues-Rock Supergroup

    How the new guitar-centric blues-rock supergroup The Rides came together involves a genesis that's more football than foot pedals. But the core trio of singer/guitarists Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd and keyboardist Barry Goldberg couldn't be happier about the venture, whether it's a one-o ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    Fresh Cream and the Top 10 Power Trios of All Time

    Forty-six years ago this week, British blues-rockers Cream unveiled their debut album, Fresh Cream, one of the most deeply influential rock and roll records of all time. The original supergroup, the band was intended to unite the "cream" of the late-'60s British blues scene, featuring Eric Clapton ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Last Night: Experience Hendrix Tour At Arena Theatre

    Experience Hendrix Tour Arena Theatre March 22, 2012 It was a guitar-gasm of monstrous proportions at the Arena Theatre when string shredders, bass thumpers, keyboard squealers, and one very, very hardworking drummer paid tribute to the musical legacy of Jimi Hendrix in a 3 hour show that expertly ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Dweezil Zappa: Jimi Hendrix "Rings True To Every Generation"

    As far as the estates of deceased classic-rock artists go, few can hold a lighter to the efforts of Jimi Hendrix's in terms of keeping the artist and their music alive. In recent years, Experience Hendrix, LLC -- run by Jimi's half-sister Janie -- has churned out a number of products to satiate bot ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Last Night: Joe Walsh at the Verizon Wireless Theatre

    Photo By Bob Ruggiero​Like an eccentric, loopy uncle freed from the shackles of his now-stifling longtime marriage (in this case, the recent Eagles), it was a jaunty and loose Joe Walsh who charmed the Houston crowd with his off-kilter stories, jokes, and musical travelogue of more than four d ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    The Night BYOB-Packing Jason & The Scorchers Fans Trashed The Fabulous Satellite Lounge, And 3 Other Great Shows

    [Part 1 of a three-part series.] ​ Houston International Festival Director of Performing Arts Rick Mitchell's recent remembrance of great shows he saw at Rockefeller's got LOM to thinking about great shows next door at the funky old Satellite Lounge. We spent way more nights in the Satellite, our ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Aftermath: More Drums and Drummers Than We Ever Thought We'd See at an Intercontinental Airport Hangar

    Videos by Craig Hlavaty Any drummer jokes, say the one about Ginger Baker and coffee both sucking without Cream, pretty much have to go out the window when you enter an expansive warehouse that includes over 100 boys and girls, and men and women, pounding on their respective kits. Sometimes in tand ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Voices of a Grateful Nation

    As has been noted in these pages before, my daughter is in the Air Force. I'm not too happy that right now she is on a six-month assignment in Qatar while her two-year-old daughter is in San Antonio. So her active duty certainly colors my opinions regarding the new discs Voices of a Grateful Nation ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008

    R.I.P. Mitch Mitchell

    The Jimi Hendrix Experience (l-r): Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell, the last surviving member of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, was found dead Wednesday morning in his Portland, Oregon, hotel room, Billboard reported today. Mitchell, 62, most likely died of natural cau ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007
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    August 20, 2007

    Last Night: Storyville at Warehouse Live

    Storyville Warehouse Live August 18 Better Than: Planning your Hurricane Dean evacuation plan. Download: “Blind Side” and “Bluest Eye” give a good overview of what these guys are about. Has there ever been a Texas band with this much talent? For musicianship, virtuosity, good taste and sh ... More >>

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    December 28, 2006

    Joe Ely and Double Trouble

    Joe Ely performs on Thursday, December 28, at Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, 713-862-3838.

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    November 18, 2004

    David Holt

    Perpetual Motion (Blue Corn)

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    May 20, 1999
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    March 18, 1999

    Soul to Sell

    Epic keeps raiding Stevie Ray Vaughan's vault, but when is enough enough?

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    September 10, 1998
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    June 11, 1998
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    January 15, 1998

    Cry Tough

    Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there

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    August 15, 1996
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    December 28, 1995
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    July 13, 1995
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    January 19, 1995
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    November 3, 1994
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    February 17, 1994

    Dying for Dollars

    As the death-care industry booms and consolidates, Houston's Service Corporation International is leading the way

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