If you had a dollar for every year it's been since John Prine has played in Houston - OK, maybe $2 or $3; the point is it's been a long time - you could easily afford a ticket to see the wise, sardonic master singer-songwriter at 8 p.m. tonight at U of H's Cullen Performance Hall (4800 Calhoun), so ... More >>
Last Sunday, HBO aired the Season 3 finale of Eastbound & Down, the series about down-on-his-luck minor-league relief pitcher and morally bankrupt human being Kenny Powers. Besides a certain unvarnished wisdom ("death is for pussies") and a peculiar way with the ladies, Powers has one of the most sp ... More >>
Our Mother the Mountain, Townes Van Zandt, Delta Momma Blues, Flyin' Shoes
The Heartless Bastards perform Wednesday, January 17, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
Ten of the year's most timeless records
Who is the more "authentic" bluesman -- Bobby Bland or T-Model Ford?
Now matter how slickly you package him, R.L. Burnside still exudes raw intensity
Out of Mississippi comes the rowdy Neckbones
Hasil Adkins drinks too much, screws too much and rocks too much