Dar Williams

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    December 13, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: NOFX, Hope For Haiyan, Blaggards, etc.

    NOFX House of Blues, December 13 It's pretty obvious that NOFX is legit when fellow oi! legends Rancid cover their songs, like they did on the BYO Split Series, Vol 3. But even without that validation, NOFX would still have some pretty unimpeachable street cred, given that 1994's Punk in Drublic is ... More >>

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    December 10, 2013

    Upcoming: Lady Gaga, Dar Williams, Kings of Leon, Riverboat Gamblers, 2 Chainz, etc.

    2 Chainz: With Pusha-T, August Alsina., Friday, March 14, 8 p.m., $37.50, Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-230-1600. Bob Schneider: Thu., December 26, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Bruce and Kelly: Thu., December 12, 7 & 9:30 p.m ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    "Come On Buick, Light My Fire."

    Not official Nike footwear.​Like most of Western society, I'd figured I was pretty much numb to the use of popular songs in commercials. I don't know how far back the practice dates, exactly, but I remember the anecdote from No One Here Gets Out Alive about Jim Morrison shooting down the sugge ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009


    Surly one-man Houston feedback storm Jon Read, a.k.a. The Wiggins, stays solo.

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    September 5, 2008

    Mail Call: What's in the Crate?

    It's one of God's little jokes that no matter how hard we try, we really can only do one thing at a time. Certain tasks always seem to get relegated to the back burner, and for Rocks Off, for some reason, it's the mail. I think it has something to do with believing that as long as you don't open a b ... More >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    Various Artists

    This Bird Has Flown

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    October 26, 2000

    Green Party

    A child of the liberal folk movement, Dar Williams isn't above rocking out

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    January 13, 2000

    Yield Here

    Singer-songwriter Richard Shindell knows to get out of the way of his characters

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    January 14, 1999
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    August 13, 1998
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    June 25, 1998
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    June 13, 1996

    Let It Rock

    The Nields turn up the volume on their folk-tinged sound

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    May 30, 1996