Texas country rocker Kevin Fowler doesn't just have a new record label, he's also got a brand new back-to-the-basics kind of attitude.
Shortly after Fowler signed with Lyric Street Records in 2010, the record label shut its doors, and Fowler was transferred to the label's parent company, Disney Mus ... More >>
Twenty-two years ago this week, Garth Brooks' second album, No Fences entered the charts and made itself comfortable. It was a titanic, monumental record for country music, eventually going platinum 17 times over on its way to becoming a global smash.
No Fences is often credited with ushering in a ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayChristmas in an alternate dimension has the potential to be significantly more badass.If, as so many quantum physicists and dubious science-fiction shows suggest, there are infinite alternate dimensions, then of course that means there are infinite poss ... More >>
Wyatt McSpadden/ johnny bush.comWhen Rocks Off and Lonesome, Onry and Mean were working on our honky-tonk feature story a few weeks back, we had the pleasure of interviewing some of our heroes. Unfortunately not everything could make it into the story, but like those cooks who use even the sn ... More >>
Female Demand, American Sharks, Satin Hooks, Tow The Line: Sun., March 28, 8 p.m. Walter's on Washington.
Al Green: Sun., May 16. Arena Theatre.
Chuck Allen Floyd Band: Sat., June 12. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Casiotone For the Painfully Alone, Magical Beautiful: Sat., April 17. Khon's.
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Mark C. Austin
Rascal Flatts, Reliant Stadium, March 3: "It's almost devious how much these guys sweetened and tune their songs up, close to the point of an almost automaton-like perfection. Each song is custom-built like a souped-up hot rod, with almost no flourish or guitar vamp going to waste. ... More >>
12 Stones, Wake The Light, Saturate, Dine Alone: Wed., Sept. 30. Scout Bar Clear Lake.
Aaron Neville Quintet's Christmas Show: Fri., Dec. 4. House of Blues.
The Accused, Krum Bums, Owl Witch, H.R.A.: Sun., Oct. 11. Walter's on Washington.
AC/DC: Sun., Nov. 8. Toyota Center.
Baroness, Iron Age, D ... More >>
This year's rodeo brouhaha -- there usually is one -- surrounds the alleged lack of diversity of the event's staff, vendors and performers.State Sen. Mario Gallegos has filed a bill calling on the rodeo to open its books and get better about being inclusionary; local ctivist ben Mendez has circulate ... More >>