Zoe CorsonMike Stinson and Pamela Des Barres dodge the dancers at Mango's.Mango's was packed last night for the return of Robert Ellis & the Boys' Wednesday-night Montrose barn dance. Ellis recently got back into town from a three-week solo tour that took him New York City and Chicago. Only ... More >>
You have to get there first before the audience says all your best linesCory English, who started out as a dancer before becoming an actor and singer on Broadway, knows that if he doesn't say his lines fast enough, "someone else will."That's because he's now on national tour for Broadway Across A ... More >>
www.eaglesband.comWho knew the Eagles shot their publicity stills for The Long Road Out of Eden at ACL 2005?When the Austin City Limits festival lineup is released every spring, one of Rocks Off's favorite parlor games besides wondering what sort of Biblical weather-related calamity God will visi ... More >>
myspace.com/palerocksPale, pre-named for Twilight or any other vampire series that comes along. Rocks Off already mentioned this last week, but this is definitely worth re-tweeting, as it were. Tonight at House of Blues, Houston alt-rockers Pale - who, if one commenter is to be believed, have had ... More >>
Ever wish you had a pen pal like Hollywood F.L.O.S.S. when you were a kid? He's been sending out a mixtape called Art-or-Fiscal Intelligence to various bloggers around the U.S. You can listen online or download here, and read some of the props he's been getting. Austinites Okkervil River re ... More >>
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced three more performers for its 2010 concert series Monday morning, joining the previously announced Jonas Brothers (March 7), Tim McGraw (March 8), Brad Paisley (March 11) and Brooks & Dunn (March 20) dates. The performers announced Monday morning ... More >>
There's plenty of places to go this Halloween. Check out our updated listings.
Daniel KramerThe Jonas Brothers at RodeoHouston 2009 Monday morning, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced the first four entertainers next March's musical entertainment at Reliant Stadium. Jonas Brothers, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Brooks & Dunn have all been tapped to perform at ... More >>
Four postcards included in the limited edition of The Beatles: Rock Band Looks like Beatlemania 2.0 is in full swing. Rocks Off may have mentioned how excited we are to play The Beatles: Rock Band at Coffee Groundz tonight, with prizes, drink specials and much laughter as we try to gnash our way ... More >>
Mark C. AustinJust a quick reminder that tonight is your last chance to see everybody's favorite Houston indie-rock/psych/jazz/blues/surf/spaghetti-Western quartet, the Tontons, who are going on hiatus until January. Unless you want to talk singer Asli Omar out of going to school in New York, tha ... More >>
Note: see Part 1 here and Part 2 here. For most of 1969, the Beatles were pretty much comatose - after the disastrous Get Back sessions (which would later spawn the Phil Spector-produced Let It Be), they reconvened to the studio that spring to record the music for what would become their final reco ... More >>
Craig Hlavaty Lonesome Onry and Mean just bought some tickets to Steve Earle's June 18 Steve show at the Crighton Theater in Conroe and was surprised to learn there are still approximately 90 tickets left. The Earle show is a bonus show added to the citiy's annual Sounds of Texas Music Series. Earle ... More >>
u2.com U2's free concert last Friday at Fordham University, the BronxUpdate: No Line did indeed debut at No. 1, selling 484,000 copies. U2 has sent out the equivalent of a "Save the Date" card. Today the Irish rockers, whose new album No Line on the Horizon opened to mixed reviews but d ... More >>
A guide to being cool
The 2007 KTRU Outdoor Show with 120 Days, Ratatat and Despot is Saturday, April 7, at Rice University, 6100 Main, 713-348-0000.
Saturday, October 15, at Java Jazz Coffee House, 419 Gentry, 281-528-8129.
Tuesday, September 20, at the Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, 713-226-8563.
Friday, April 2
Thursday, March 4
Henry Rollins brings Kabul home
You'll laugh and cry at this rock tragicomedy
Thursday, January 9, through Sunday, January 12
Wednesday, November 27
Saturday, February 23
Our Lady of Eternal Sunny Delights (Rastaman Work Ethic)
The sweetest enigma
Local Music Reviewed
Sex, drugs and rock and roll make up Monster Magnet
September 10 - 16, 1998
Dallas, and SMU, favorite Jackopierce gets a call to the big leagues, and answers