Albert Lee: Fri., January 31, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Ares Kingdom: With Deiphago, Imprecation, Obeisance, HOD, Sacrocurse, Perversion, Abysmal Lord., Sat., November 16, 6 p.m., $20 to $25. Walters, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679. Ash: With Deaf ... More >>
Under The Sun Tour Feat. Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms & Fastball Arena Theater August 17, 2013 The '90s were an interesting time for music, especially in the realm of pop. It was an age of one-hit wonders, and as a band it seemed like it took a whole lot more than that one catchy song to ke ... More >>
Robert Glasper Experiment Miller Outdoor Theatre, August 16 This should be a real pleasure: a free show under the stars featuring a hometown kid who has gone on to become a Grammy winner. Pianist, HSPVA alum and dedicated J. Dilla fan Robert Glasper was showered with hosannas with his 2012 album Bl ... More >>
America Stafford Centre August 10, 2013 'Murica. Something about the '70s folk-rock band America reminds me of the happier parts of my childhood. I remember sitting on the green shag carpet in our house, listening quietly to my dad pluck away at the notes to "A Horse With No Name," and feeling a c ... More >>
ADLER: Featuring Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses., Wed., July 24, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues-- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Andrew Stockdale: Sun., July 28, 7 p.m., $17. House of Blues-- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Atlas Genius: Tue., Oct ... More >>
"Last Summer on Earth" Tour Feat. Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cracker Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 20, 2012 As Nathan Smith said a few hours ago, his partial '90s nostalgia show at House of Blues Friday was more than a sight harder than the throwback bill ... More >>
You know technically if you live in Houston, summer never really goes away. It just sort of lingers on top of the region, every now and then rousing from slumber to pound us with heat and humidity. Northern parts of the country have a firm line separating the seasons, but thankfully global warming ... More >>
Oh, dutiful journalism, the places I will go in your name. Last night, one of those places just had to be House of Blues. It's always a pleasure to watch Old 97's and I would put up that good fight to keep my spirits high in what is arguably my least favorite venue in town. But enough with the pouti ... More >>
The Bad Plus: Sat., May 5. Da Camera, 1427 Branard St., Houston. Colin Hay: Wed., March 21. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. D.R.I., Carry The Storm, Fallacy: Sat., March 10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Eastern Sea, Darwin's Finches: Sat., Jan. 14. ... More >>
'90s alt-rockers Toad the Wet Sprocket, playing House of Blues tomorrow night, may be an established act now, but back on the heels of their second album, 1990's Pale, the Santa Barbara, Calif.-based quartet had to take their lumps just like everyone else who has ever left the practice sp ... More >>
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