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Cory Morrow

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Upcoming: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Keith Sweat, Shaggy, Fantasia, etc

    Abiotic: With Allegaeon, Rivers of Nihil., Wed., August 21, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002. Asleep at the Wheel: Sat., October 5, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Band of Heathens: Sat., July 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $20 ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Black Mountain, the Black Crowes, BRMC, etc.

    Black Mountain Rudyard's, April 26 On their way to this weekend's Austin Psych Fest, Canadian drone-pop act Black Mountain are swinging by Houston for a spell at Rudyard's. The band's last release was 2012's soundtrack for the "post-apocalyptic" surfing flick Year Zero, which itself was partially a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Seven Spring Music Festivals In Texas That Beat Staying Home

    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. It's already begun over in Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    20 Essential Texas Albums From 2012

    One of the quiet pleasures of (finally) putting 2012 to bed is mop-up duty. All year, I tried to keep a running list of albums released by Texas-based or Texas-related performers that I enjoyed listening to. Sunday night, I tallied them up. For some reason, besides that we've already handled the ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: December 24-27

    Christmas at Fitzgerald's Fitzgerald's, December 25 We hardly ever get snow, so instead Fitzgerald's has instituted its own Yuletide tradition of talking '90s punk heroes 30footFALL into reuniting for a little "Oi! to the World," decking the halls with boughs of Converse and slipping a little MD 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Top 5 Nearby Fall Festivals & County Fairs

    As the recent weather has proved, there's no better time to be outdoors in Texas than fall. In springtime, there's always that lingering knowledge that summer is right around the corner, so this time of year there's nothing else to look forward to but Santa Claus. It's also harvest time, and the tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Pat Green: "I Don't Feel Like I Needed Rebooting"

    Did Pat Green save country music? That is a contentious question no matter on which side of the Red River you're standing, but it's also a little beside the point. Nurtured by the storytelling culture of legendary Central Texas singer-songwriter rooms like New Braunfels' Gruene Hall and San Marcos' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Pat Green: "We're Still Totally In the Mix"

    Earlier this morning, Rocks Off talked to Texas country star Pat Green, who plays the Coastal Conservation Association's "Concert for Conservation" Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park with his hero Jerry Jeff Walker, Sammy Kershaw, Gene Watson, and a few others. After more than a decade as both one ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
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    May 4, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Tails & Tunes, Los Skarnales, Etc.

    Mango's gets a jump on Cinco de Mayo with its "Cuatro de Mayo" party presented by Rockin' Steady. Cover is only $2, or free with a Social Distortion ticket stub. This could be fun: This month across the street, Numbers is letting one lucky winner create his or her own 15-minute Classic Numbers DJ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    John Mayer, Cowboy?: 6 WTF Moments Of Musical Reinvention

    Oh, you hadn't heard? At some point between his extended hiatus from singing and the recording of his newly announced album, Shadow Days, ol' big-mouth Mayer seems to have stumbled on some old Willie Nelson CDs and raided the nearest Cavender's in a transformation Rocks Off can only assume as bein ... More >>

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Hugs and Hoots

    Corporate shenanigans way out yonder at Whiskey River.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Upcoming: Buzzfest XXVII, The Gourds, Mastodon, Sting, Etc.

    ​Brent Nettles, Literary Greats, Poor Pilate: Sat., Sept. 24. Continental Club. Brown Bird, The Devil Makes Three: Fri., Dec. 2. Fitzgerald's. Buxton, By The End Of Tonight, Cosmic Sound: CHANGED Fri., Sept. 30. Mango's. "BuzzFest XXVII" With Bush, Staind, Chevelle, P.O.D., Everlast, 10 Ye ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011

    Music from Big Pink

    The road goes on forever for Texas Music upstarts Rosehill.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    A Cold Shot At Brittmoore Ice House

    It's not always about the music out there in Lonesome, Onry and Mean's world. For instance, two nights ago we drove to west Houston near the I-10/Beltway 8 intersection to hear local bluesman John McVey & the Stumble play at a cool little venue called the Brittmoore Ice House. This fine establish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    The Five Most Texan Types Of Music

    ​Happy San Jacinto Day, fellow Texans and people who wish they were; i.e. everyone else. If you don't know why today is special, shame on you. But since us Texans are a friendly sort, allow Rocks Off to fill you in. On April 21, 1836, Texian forces under Gen. Sam Houston (aka "Big Drunk") lau ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011
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    July 13, 2010

    Upcoming: Chris Isaak, Dr. Dog, Misfits, Of Montreal, Slayer, Etc.

    ​Black Congress, Omotai, Side Arms, The Formations: Sat., Sept. 4. Walter's on Washington. The Bloody Beetroots: Sat., Oct. 23. House of Blues. Chris Isaak: Sun., Oct. 17. House of Blues. Corinne Bailey Rae: Sun., Aug. 15. House of Blues. Cory Morrow: Wed., July 28. Pub Fiction. Deniz Te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Armadillo Palace Branching Out Beyond Yee-Haw Texas Music

    facebook.com/ArmadilloPalace​Don't look now, but subtle changes are occurring with the music lineup at Goode's Armadillo Palace. Long one of the bastions of the Texas music scene associated with the likes of Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager, this week finds fresh blood - honky-tonker M ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2009
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    October 20, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: Jay Reatard - If You Haven't Seen the "Piss" Video, Look No Further - Cafe Tacuba, Dax Riggs, etc.

    Among this week's Distant Early Warnings comes Jay Reatard, who is set to hit Walter's "Possibly Still" On Washington December 8. The art-damaged garage-rocker recently pissed on (and pissed off) his backing band at Goner Fest 6 in Memphis. It's hard to tell exactly why the things happened in the v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas: "Palo Duro"

    View Five States of Texas in a larger map As any proud Texan can tell you, the Lone Star State is entitled constitutionally to split into five states if it so wishes. The scenario has rarely been more in the news than it has relatively recently, when Gov. Rick Perry played to the wingnut gallery in ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Armadillo World Headquarters

    The Goode family's shrine to all things Texas could use a shootout or two.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    On The Scene At The Houston Tea Party

    In the end, it exceeded the expectations of even its once-seemingly wildly overenthusiastic organizers. Approximately 3,500 pissed-off demonstrators packed Jones Plaza for a warm-up blues-rock concert and harangues about high taxes, debt, bail-outs, and socialism.     You'd have to th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2009

    Oz the Great and Terrible

    Happy Australia Day, everybody

  • Music

    December 25, 2008
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    July 24, 2008
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    May 13, 2008

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: An Open Letter to Ed Shane, Publisher of Best In Texas

    Some time back I was honored to be roasted, along with the “sanctimonious Houston Press,” in Best In Texas music magazine for a review I had written about local songwriter Dan Crump’s album Truth Is. In a rambling full-page editorial slyly couched in terms of his deceased mother’s instruct ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Cory Morrow & Eli Young Band

    Former Houstonian ups his game

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2007

    Playbill: Cory Morrow

    Cory Morrow Be sure and catch Cory Morrow at Pub Fiction tonight for FREE! (Don't you love free?) Pub Fiction, 2303 Smith, 713-400-8400. This show is part of the Houston Press Concert Series, with free shows the last Wednesday of every month.

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Bayou City Music Mindbender, Part II

    Another chance to test your knowledge of local lore

  • Culture

    March 10, 2005
  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Pop Quiz

    Think you know local music? Take the Bayou City Music Mindbender and find out.

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Stone Country

    Sean Reefer and the Resin Valley Boys spark up some primo Western swing and trad C&W

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    Bash-ing the Bigwigs

    Come Super Bowl week, you can still party downtown, even if you're not very important

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Jennifer Fitts

    Friday, August 15

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003

    Downtown's Got Soulphilia

    A superbad shindig at Dean's

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    F.Co

    The King of Texas (F.Co Music Management)

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Owen Temple

    Right Here and Now (El Paisano)

  • Music

    January 31, 2002

    Cross Canadian Ragweed

    Friday, February 1

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Toro! Toro! Toro!

    Home to pop queens and dance hall kings, Texas is still bullish about the music market

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Racket

    In his first 24 years of life, Brad Turcotte has already become a music-business veteran

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    A KIKK in the Pants

    The new "Houston's Country Alternative" has got 'em waiting, worried at KPFT

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Crap Shoot

    Nothing's guaranteed at SXSW - not even a seat to Dee Dee Ramone's show

  • Music

    October 5, 2000

    Buying Time

    Investors can fill the void left by papier-mâché labels

  • Music

    July 20, 2000

    Leary of Home

    The forgotten treasure found at King's X

  • News

    July 20, 2000
  • Music

    July 6, 2000

    Will the Real Texas Musician Please Stand Up

    The land of gee-tars and fiddles

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    Prodigal Son

    Houston's Cory Morrow returns home in his V6 workshop on wheels

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    June 18, 1998
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