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  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Happy Anniversary KPFT: 44 Genres For 44 Years

    Today Rocks Off would like to salute 90.1 FM KPFT on its 44th anniversary, which it celebrates this Sunday under the "big top" behind McGonigel's Mucky Duck The lineup is a real hootenanny too, featuring Shinyribs, Del Castillo, Lisa Morales, Annika Chambers, Parker Millsap, recent Rocks Off 200 sub ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Keep Calm Fight Cancer, Krewella, Dr. John, etc.

    Keep Calm, Fight Cancer Benefit Walters, September 6-8 Leave it up to Houstonians to stand up and join the cause. Not even 48 hours after Walters announced that longtime owner/den mother Pam Robinson was battling Stage 4 cancer, that single status update had already reached 15,000 people through sh ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Some Late-Afternoon Funk From Johnny "Guitar" Watson

    Amid all the Lightnin' Hopkins talk lately, Rocks Off almost let another local blues milestone get by us. Today would have been Third Ward native Johnny "Guitar" Watson's 75th birthday. Watson, who passed away in 1996, started out as a piano player and first made his mark in the mid-'50s with the i ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    The Radiators

    Saturday, April 16, at Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak Drive, 713-862-3838.

  • Music

    November 25, 2004

    Boxing the Rock

    Six of the year's best multi-disc sets (and one of the worst)

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises