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Frank Davis

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2014

    Jim Lauderdale Is Way Past Where the Sidewalk Ends

    One of the most respected songwriters in the suddenly-chic genre called Americana had been chasing the dream of a recording deal ten years when he finally found success through the backdoor to Nashville at age 35. Jim Lauderdale, 57, who visits Dosey Doe's satellite Music Cafe in Conroe Saturday ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Who On Earth Is Searching for "Hipster John Denver"?

    Here at Houston Press HQ, Rocks Off has a program where we can see every search someone types into that window with the magnifying glass in the top right-hand corner of our home page and any of the four Houston Press blogs. That's right, we're watching you. Be careful. It's fascinating, the things ... More >>

  • News

    September 23, 2010

    Ring Toss

    Fratboy fracas has Aggies on edge.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    F**k You Very Much, Austin

    • Talk about buzzkill. During All Time Low's Bamboozle Roadshow performance at Six Flags in Arlington last week, amusement park security pepper-sprayed a handful of preteens who rushed the stage in a surge of prepubescent hormonal musical bliss. The band gave the security an earful of Fuck You! a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Inquiring Minds: An Hour With The Red Krayola Mastermind Mayo Thompson

    Chris Strong/ Drag City​ Last Friday, Rocks Off had the distinct pleasure of talking to Mayo Thompson, the man behind psychedelic (or not) art-rockers The Red Krayola, whose career spans the early days of Houston label International Artists, the art worlds of New York and Europe in the '70s, a sti ... More >>

  • Music

    June 18, 2009

    Flash Drive

    H.I.S.D.'s DJ grinder turns his camera on.

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    R.I.P. Huey Long

    Guitarist Huey Long, the last surviving member of the doo-wop pioneers the Ink Spots, passed away Wednesday at his Houston home. The Sealy native was 105 years old, khou.com reported. Long got his start playing banjo in the Frank Davis Louisiana Jazz Band, one of Houston's top Dixieland draws of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Before We Go: House of Blues' "Rock & Roll" Night, Tontons, Gallant Knight, a Willie D Tribute, Britney Returns and More

    Tonight, see how - or where, anyway - the beautiful people kick back at House of Blues' new weekly "Rock & Roll" night in the venue's ultra-plush and oddly brothel-like Foundation Room (entrance on Dallas Street), with no cover, $3 beer and whiskey, tunes curated by Metropol/Stuka/Mink veteran T ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007

    Huey Long

    Happy Birthday Huey Long! ! ! Born in Sealy on April 25,1904 guitarist Huey Long's career began in 1925 with the Frank Davis' Louisiana Jazz Band in Houston. By 1933, he was working with Texas Guinan's Cuban Orchestra in Chicago. Over the next few years, he worked with Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaugha ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    A Century of Progress

    Guitarist Huey Long is from all the eras

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    A Beautiful Mind

    A spate of tribute shows salutes a healthier Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Museum

    Hyde Park Miniature Museum

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    The Grim Rapper

    Plus: A Deserving Katie, Junk School Junk Food, Going Back

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