B L A C K I E: Tue., May 1. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston.
Beat Connection, White Arrows: Fri., June 22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Eric Benét, Ledisi: Thu., July 5. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, Houston.
Guitar Shorty: Sat., June 2. The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club, 5731 K ... More >>
SPOILER ALERTThe best thing about the annual Grammy nominations and awards shows is the clamor of anger that rises up when the mere mention of the event even comes up. Immediately people begin calling it a travesty, trotting out all the people who have been snubbed -- Jethro Tull beats Metall ... More >>
Eluveitie, 3 Inches of Blood, Holy Grail, Subdivide: Tue., Feb. 22. Warehouse Live.
Alpha Rev: Wed., Jan. 12. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues.
Alter Bridge, Taddy Porter, Like A Storm: Sat., Jan. 8. Warehouse Live.
Andy Dick: Thu., Dec. 16. Fitzgerald's.
Back In Black (AD/DC Tri ... More >>
How good a musician is Booker T? Along with the rest of the MGs, the house band of seminal soul imprint Stax who had several instrumental hits of their own besides backing Stax's powerhouse roster (Rufus Thomas, Albert King, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding...) throughout the '60s, the Memphis-born m ... More >>
The Audition, Sparks The Rescue, The Right Coast: Thu., Jan. 28. Meridian.
The Bellamy Brothers: Thu., Feb. 4. The Firehouse Saloon.
The Black Dahlia Murder, Obscura, Augury: Mon., March 1. Meridian.
Carrie Underwood: Mon., May 10. Ford Pavilion (Beaumont).
Citizen Cope: Sat., March 13. House of ... More >>
Above is some video from B L A C K I E's performance Monday night at New Orleans' Dragon's Den, the first show of his mini-tour. The feedback-loving local rapper visits Baltimore Friday and Brooklyn's Afro!!Punk!!Fest!! Sunday.
Rocks Off has heard through the proverbial grapevine that there's a Mic ... More >>