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.
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McGonigel's Mucky Duck, January 19
It doesn't take long to notice that country-folk musicians from Lubbock are a little different. Whether it's all that flat surrounding them, the supposed UFO visits, or something else, they always seem a little more metaphysical than their peers.
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This week's RodeoHouston lineup announcement officially kicked off 2013 for Houston's party people and rodeo fans. The lineup is dependable as always, with your standard country acts, classic-rockers, kiddie-pop acts, R&B, and norteño offerings making up the month of music.
Sadly, once again this ... More >>
Allstar Weekend: With Cute Is What We Aim For, Tiffany Alvord, Beneath The Sun., Wed., Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m., $18.00-$68.00. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
Augustana: With Lauren Shera., Tue., Jan. 29, 8 p.m., $14/$17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
The Bandulus: With Los Gritos, El ... More >>
Of Montreal, Wild Moccasins, French Horn Rebellion
Warehouse Live, December 3
Of Montreal's sunny psych-pop brims with such starry-eyed youthful bliss that it might be a little sobering for aging hipsters to remember that Kevin Barnes' crew was once peers with Elf Power, Olivia Tremor Control and T ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr. may be one of the most underrated indie-rock acts of the past 25 years. They weren't as sexy as Pearl Jam or as populist as Nirvana, but the music dripping from the instruments of the criminally-unsung J Mascis, bassist Lou Barlow and drummer Murph has ... More >>
Talking to Ryan Bingham, you get the impression he's just as soon not carry around the official title "Academy Award Winner Ryan Bingham" the rest of his life. One clue is where he keeps the Best Original Song Oscar he and T-Bone Burnett won in 2010 for "The Weary Kind," but we'll get to that a litt ... More >>
Cross Canadian Ragweed's Red Dirt vibe officially flatlined on October, 24, 2010 when the band played their last gig at Joe's Sports Bar in Chicago. And even though that was a well-publicized fact, a lot of diehard CCR fans were still going to Cody Canada and the Departed concerts screaming out requ ... More >>
Adema: Fri., Aug. 24, 8 p.m., $15/$20. The Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston.
Alesana: Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $18/$22. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
Ava Luna, Wild Moccasins: Wed., Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $8/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Band of Heathens: Sat., Aug. 11, 8 ... More >>
Houston's Linus Pauling Quartet releases their latest stupendous collection of screwed-and-chopped, hair-flipping stoner metal, Bag of Hammers, at Fitzgerald's with Modfag (featuring J.R. Delgado from Party Owls), From Beyond and Hearts of Animals. (Above is the uber-awesome cover art.) Congrats guy ... More >>
3 Doors Down: Sat., June 23, 7 p.m., $35-$65. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston.
Big Pokey, Lil Flip, ESG, Lil Keke, Yungster: Wed., June 27, 8 p.m., $25/$30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
The Cave Singers: Sun., June 10, 8 p.m., $8. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.
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400 Blows, Muhammadali: Mon., Oct. 31. Mango's.
Anthony Hamilton: Mon., Nov. 14. House of Blues.
Badfish (Sublime Tribute): Sat., Jan. 28. House of Blues.
Cody Canada & The Departed: Fri., Dec. 30. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Dave Barnes, Andrew Ripp: Sat., Nov. 12. Fitzgerald's.
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The Adicts: Wed., March 23. Warehouse Live.
Al Stewart: Fri., April 29. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Badfish (Sublime Tribute), Full Service: Fri., Jan. 28. House of Blues.
Black Veil Brides, DRUGS, I See Stars, Versaemerge: Sun., March 20. Warehouse Live.
Bob Schneider: Fri., March 11. Hou ... More >>
Billy Joe Shaver: Thu., March 11. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Cody Canada, Kyle Hutton: Tue., Jan. 26. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons, Dawes, Jason Boesel: Fri., March 5. Rudyard's.
David Knopfler: Fri., May 7. Dosey Doe Coffee Company.
The Fiery Furnaces: Fri., Jan ... More >>