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Gary Stewart

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Social Media Summons the Ghost of Gilley's at Urban Cowboy Reunion

    In the late '70s, New York City had Studio 54. Pasadena, Texas, had Gilley's. The massive honky-tonk nightclub, which was the real star of the 1980 John Travolta flick Urban Cowboy, was an entertainment mecca in the booming chemical-plant town -- a place where plant workers could catch big-name cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 8 Jukeboxes

    Along with pickled pig's feet and a steady supply of Slim Jims, a good jukebox is a prime element for any great bar. But, like dinosaurs, jukeboxes are a vanishing breed. Unlike digital jukes, iPods or DJs, jukeboxes require love, care and maintenance, as well as -- among the truly great ones -- som ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Charley Pride, Major League Legend

    Singer was once a minor-league pitcher

  • Music

    July 28, 2011
  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Died and Gone to Houston

    City is ready for another honky-tonk close-up.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Urban Cowboy 2: Close Up The Honky-Tonks

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn Gray​A middle-aged man wakes up bleary-eyed and groggy to the sounds of the neighbor's lawn mower. Why do people insist on doing their yard work so early on the weekend? It's a Saturday morning in Pearland, Texas, and for Bud Davis, a senior plant manager ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    New Bar's Jukebox Takes The Grand Prize

    Craig Hlavaty​Thursday night, after seeing the Houston Symphony cover Queen and then running to Warehouse Live to bathe in Ratt, Rocks Off went to the opening night of Brad Moore's new bar in Montrose, Grand Prize. Formerly Ernie's On Banks, GP was hopping from 9 p.m., when the first drink w ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009
  • News

    October 15, 2009

    Dive Bars

    A handcrafted tour of the best, most obscure places to lean on a stool in Houston.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2008
  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    November 28, 2002

    Gary Stewart

    Friday, November 29

  • Music

    July 16, 1998
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