Mary Sarah Firehouse Saloon, September 26 On her remarkable album Bridges, 18-year-old Houston singer Mary Sarah goes well beyond holding her own against some of the greatest talents in country-music history, from Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson on down. This is no stunt record. Just about anyone wh ... More >>
Lumineers Fitzgerald's May 30, 2012 Denver-based Lumineers packed Fitzgerald's to the rafters Wednesday night, turning the upstairs stage into a 90-degree cauldron of sweat. I still don't understand why, although I think I understand why the band is named after smile-enhancing denture products. On ... More >>
Lawndale's annual extravaganza of Houston art is back.
R&B-tinged rockers shun Austin's "dorky" alt-country scene.
Photos by GroovehouseEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes Warehouse Live October 9, 2010 Oh crap, Aftermath thought shortly after Edward Sharpe struck up the Magnetic Zeroes Saturday night, it's the Polyphonic Spree all over again. Unless we are having an especially bad day, Aftermath is no ... More >>
Before departing for L.A., Karina Nistal releases her long-awaited second album.
Texas City's Come See My Dead Person is very much alive.
www.myspace.com/scottmccurryAfter David Gray last month, Rocks Off has a newfound appreciation for blue-eyed singer-songwriter soul. So if Midlake is a little too fey for you, and Alicia Keys a little too pricey, allow us to introduce you to North Texas' Scott McCurry & the Mercenaries, whom ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterDavid Gray is an artist, but not one to be puzzled over. The British singer-songwriter trades in sophisticated pop songs that express simple emotions, as unambiguous as many of their titles: "Be Mine," "Now and Always," "The One I Love," "You're the World to Me," "This Year' ... More >>
Al Di Meola: Sat., Feb. 13. Dosey Doe Coffee Company. Celtic Woman: Fri., April 30. Toyota Center. Citizen Cope: Sat., March 13. House of Blues. Cowboy Mouth: Tue., Feb. 16. House of Blues. David Gray: Thu., March 11. Verizon Wireless Theater. Dexter Romweber, Exene Cervenka: Wed., Jan. 27. The ... More >>
Top-notch songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson stops by Conroe.
There's forlornness in Brett Dennen that puts a lump in your throat and makes you want to buy the guy a beer and let him have your last two cigarettes. He somehow manages to marry the vocal quiver of Antony Hegarty (of the Johnsons) and the tender strum of British troubadour David Gray. In concert, ... More >>
The circuitous path of UK balladeer heartthrob James Blunt
Cactus Music & Video shutters with a melancholy beer bash
The imminent launch of new venue Warehouse Live makes it official: Downtown is now Houston's live music hot spot
Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises
Go to Accra, Ghana, and find gated communities modeled on our own hometown
Sunday, August 3
Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines