Rock Baby Rock It 12
Feat. The Octanes, Los Skarnales, Jesse Dayton
July 21, 2012
See the pin-ups and hot rods of Rock Baby Rock It in our slideshow.
Hot was the operative word at Saturday's Rock Baby Rock It hot-rod show/musical extravaganza. With temperatures in the high 90s, th ... More >>
In our recent interview with Kinky Friedman, performing tonight at Dosey Doe in the Woodlands, we mulled over Jesse Dayton's on-going project of an album of Friedman's songs. Friedman was very enthusiastic.
"The last time we talked, Jesse had already done the basic tracks for eight songs," said Fri ... More >>
Over the weekend we learned of at least one high profile 2012 recording project that involves Houston at least peripherally: local arts patron and charity fundraiser Carolyn Farb will be the executive producer of a Jesse Dayton album of Kinky Friedman covers tentatively titled Sold American.
Farb w ... More >>
Another Wine Blog: Love born in the blogosphere. It's a beautiful thing.
A few weeks ago, when I shared a glass of stinky, delicious Cortese (from Piedmont) with tandem wine bloggers Amy and Joe Power, authors of Another Wine Blog, they told me the story of how they met in the "pre-blog" era, in a ... More >>
Probably from Dallas.Anytime there's a list involving annoying bugs or pests, you expect Houston to be making a bold bid for the title.
But exterminator giant Terminix has just released its list of the worst bedbug-infested cities in America, and Houston isn't on it.
We don't make the top 1 ... More >>
Photos by Roger Reed/FacebookL-R: Brennen Leigh, Jesse Dayton and Mike Stinson before a hushed Old Quarter crowd.Aftermath is so busy in the city, we don't get down to Wrecks Bell's Old Quarter Acoustic Café in Galveston enough. But we caught a free ride down Saturday and rectified that situ ... More >>
Jesse Dayton is learning the joys of Facebook. The ex-Houston honky-tonker and Rob Zombie rockabilly muse, who plays the Armadillo Palace February 26 and Conroe's Texas Independence Day Festival March 5, took to YouTube Tuesday to explain why he had to start a new fan page.
Not only had his ... More >>
Houston socialite Carolyn Farb co-producing dramatization of eccentric Texan's life
Former Houstonian Jesse Dayton has been tapped to play the lead role of Kinky Friedman in Becoming Kinky: The World According to Kinky Friedman, Dayton told Rocks Off this afternoon.
Written by New York aut ... More >>
How much more hip can the GOP get?Raging Elephants, the cutting-edge black Republican group that gets invited to all the best Tea Party events, and will no doubt be shown on camera often during speech cutaways at the 2012 GOP Convention, is proudly proclaiming conservative hipness on a South Loop ... More >>
Alien Ant Farm: Wed., Nov. 17. Scout Bar Clear Lake.
"Be A Lot Cooler If You Did: Halloween At The Moon Tower" With Black Congress, Roky Moon & BOLT, LIMB, Venomous Maximus: Sun., Oct. 31. Moon Tower Inn.
Brian McKnight: Sat., Dec. 11. Arena Theatre.
Cowboy Mouth, Silverleaf: Fri., Dec. 3 ... More >>
Jesse Dayton's star just keeps rising. You have to give the former Beaumont lad credit, he works at it steadily, and these days has his finger in writing, performing, producing, and acting as well as operating a label. As anyone who checks Facebook knows, Dayton posts something about every twenty m ... More >>
Photos by Craig Hlavaty
This week has been one of many firsts for Aftermath. Sunday night, we attended our first drunken Tejano show at an icehouse in Pearland while visiting the parents. It was an eye-opening experience, full of balls-out accordion breakdowns and Freddy Fender covers that reminded ... More >>
Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys, Boondocks, April 28: "Reefer and friends can be a benign ensemble whose greatest sin (and virtue) is defibrillating the shade of Hank Williams Sr. for an audience whose appetite for debauchery is more in line with grandson Hank III."
Mike Ness and Jesse D ... More >>