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Cold War Kids

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Growing Crowds Can't Spoil UtopiaFest's Blissful Vibe

    During Aaron Behrens & the Midnight Stroll's Friday-evening set, while the dancing crowd was surrounded by the darkened hillsides that surround UtopiaFest, the singer said, "I don't feel like we're a part of any continent or country, I just feel like we're floating in space." That sentiment wasn't t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    UtopiaFest Again Beckons Southwest's Free Spirits

    For the sixth year running, this weekend a little slice of heaven known as UtopiaFest will take over the Four Sisters Ranch in the middle of the Texas Hill Country, just outside the quaint village of Utopia and about two hours northwest of San Antonio, Nearly 2,000 kind folk will be descend on the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Get Up, Stand Up: Six Protest Songs That Haven't Lost Their Teeth

    America was founded on the protest, and we've been fighting like hell ever since. From civil rights, voting rights and equal rights, America knows a thing or two about protesting. And lately, with unrest in Egypt, the protests in Austin over Texas' new abortion regulation, and people on both sides o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Baths, Generationals, Houses and Gringo Star at Fitzgerald's, 6/20/2013

    Baths, Generationals, Houses, Gringo Star Fitzgerald's June 20, 2013 Thursday night Fitzgerald's played host to two different shows, with Generationals and Gringo Star in the bigger upstairs room, and Baths and Houses taking over the smaller downstairs area. Both shows pulled in about the same amo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Upcoming: Grizzly Bear, Bad Religion, NKOTB, R. Kelly, Dillon Francis, Gaslight Anthem, etc.

    Adnan Sami: Sat., March 23, 8 p.m., $35.00-$250.00. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, Houston. Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys: Sat., Feb. 9, 9:30 p.m., $18. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Bad Religion: With Against Me!, Polar Bear Club., Wed., March 13, 7 p.m., $25-$35. House of Blue ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 27, 2012

    Underdogs and Juggernauts

    The 10 best new restaurants of 2012.

  • Dining

    December 27, 2012

    Defining Triniti

    The casual, elegant, New American-with-a-twist restaurant isn't easy to pigeonhole, but it's good.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    The 10 Best New Houston Restaurants of 2012

    If I had to pick one word to describe the mad, exciting rush of restaurant activity that's defined 2012, it would be this: exhilarating. Followed closely by: exhausting. Trying to keep up with every single new restaurant that's flung open its doors exuberance -- welcoming the city's burgeoning food ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 9, 2012

    Quite a Show at Sushi Tora

    The sushi is good, and the spectacle great.

  • Music

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    ACL Fest Schedule Released; Your Guide To The "Death Duels"

    Stevie Wonder on FacebookStevie Wonder: Even My Morning Jacket will be watching.​This morning, the organizers of the Austin City Limits Music Festival announced the schedule for the September 16-18 Zilker Park throwdown. We all knew there would be some tough choices, but Rocks Off found that w ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    A Dream Austin City Limits Weekend For Houston

    Craig HlavatyColdplay at The Woodlands, July 2009​Summer is creeping in, which means the fall concert calendars are filling up fast, and we should know which Austin City Limits Music Festival artists will book side dates in our area sooner rather than later. The standard disclaimer: Rocks Off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Last Night: Cold War Kids At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Cold War Kids Warehouse Live March 31, 2011 "HOUSTON: A BRACKET TOWN," read signs posted around downtown last night. HPD had begun arranging road-closures and tents were already stocked with T-shirts and Final Four swag, as the city prepared itself for this weekend's ine ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2011

    Skip the Charades

    Cold War Kids look to movie directors for guidance.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Rolling Blackouts Were Made For Baby-Making Music

    ​So the Chron says Texas' Arctic blast-enabled rolling power blackouts are over for now, although more might be on the way later this evening and tomorrow. Obviously, there are only three things to do with no electricity in sub-freezing temperatures: Shiver; Snuggle up; Knock boots. R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Upcoming: Cold War Kids, Diana Ross, The Sword, Etc.

    ​American Fangs, CB Kings, Another Run, Legacy Fails, Born Again Virgins: Sun., Dec. 26. Fitzgerald's. Arlo Guthrie: Fri., March 25. House of Blues. Authority Zero, Flatfoot 56, Lionize: Sat., Jan. 22. Scout Bar Clear Lake. "New Year's Eve Ball 2011" With Benny Benassi: Fri., Dec. 31. Stere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Aftermath: U2 at Reliant Stadium - One Love, We Get to Share It

    Photos by Groovehouse/ Click here for a slideshow​A day or two before U2 (and love) came to town, a friend emailed us a joke. At least we think it's a joke. It really doesn't have anything to do with U2, except that it has everything to do with U2. "I was so depressed last night thinking about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Rocks Off Succumbs to That Evil Facebook "Bands I've Seen" List

    Chris GrayWilco's Jeff Tweedy at Verizon Wireless Theater, March 2008​If you're reading this at all, Rocks Off will just assume you're fairly familiar with the Internet, and therefore that you more than likely also have a Facebook page. Congratulations - don't you feel special? Rocks Off was recen ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
  • Music

    October 23, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008
  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Being There

    The Sixth Annual Austin City Limits Festival feels like home...almost

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    LCD Soundsystem, Reverend Horton Heat, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Muse, Wilco and Ghostland Observatory: Chris Gray Closes the Notebook on ACL

    Click here to see a slideshow of the weekend's action. Click here for some catty hatin' on bitches. And click here to see what our pals at the Dallas Observer were doing all weekend. My face is returning to its usual sun-deprived hue, and my legs have finally begun to forgive me, meaning ACL is ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Day One Da Nang

    Click here for a slideshow of Friday's action. And click here to see how things are going in ACL land for our friends at the Dallas Observer. Yesterday saw fires, three of them. One saw porta-potties and cars set ablaze by a propane tank. A speaker at the Bjork show started flaming. Then, my pants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Re: SXSW Audio. Now with Pictures!

    Click here for an audio slideshow of the Cold War Kids, doing their thing Thursday night at SXSW. And here to find out what Pete Townshend does when he's not surfing the Internet for kiddie porn. -- Keith Plocek

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Re: SXSW Audio. Now with Pictures!

    Click here for an audio slideshow of the Cold War Kids, doing their thing Thursday night at SXSW. And here to find out what Pete Townshend does when he's not surfing the Internet for kiddie porn. -- Keith Plocek

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