Lets just get this out of the way right now.
Emily Bell is indeed ex-Houston roots-rocker John Evans' girlfriend, but by no means does that mean she can't hold her own with even the best of the Houston honky-tonkers.
Bell was raised in musical theater and she knows a thing or two of her own abou ... More >>
Well, I never thought that I would have John Mayer and Patti Smith together in the same headline with Willie Nelson and Frank Ocean, but that's why I kinda love New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013, whose lineup was released earlier this morning.
A Texican in New Orleans: Lessons Learned from Jazz F ... More >>
Come See My Dead Person
Walters, December 8
The gypsy-punks in Come See My Dead Person have come out of hibernation to release an eponymous new 13-song set of songs. The manic pickin', the boisterous drinking anthems, and strange old-world stank are here in spades, with the proverbial fur really f ... More >>
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw
August 4, 2012
Outside the rodeo, Saturday night's "Brothers of the Sun" date with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw will no doubt go down as the biggest single concert (not festival) to take place in Houston this year. That means two balding, behatted guys in t ... More >>
In this week's print edition of the Houston Press, Rocks Off talked to singer Grace Potter about her spot opening this summer's "Brothers of the Sun" tour co-starring country superstars Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, and the hit duet with Chesney that got her there, "You and Tequila." But there's so ... More >>
You know an upcoming show is a big one when you see an actual TV commerical about it like we did on VH1 over the weekend. Also a good tipoff: The concert is at the same venue where the Houston Texans will soon enough start their 2012 season.
So all week long, but only this week, Rocks Off and the H ... More >>
More fun in the desert from our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly -- ed.
Saturday at Coachella meant tributes, tributes, tributes. From Levon Helms to Biggie, everyone got a shout-out. In between all that, some nasty partying and a little recreational drug use. Read our highly-trained writers as t ... 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 >>
Photo By Marco TorresFat Tony at a day show at SXSW '11Sweet lord, it's not even Thanksgiving yet and South By Southwest is making us excited for March in Austin already. Today the industry festival announced a few bands coming to the capitol city next year, and a few Houston names and Rocks ... More >>
GroovehouseThe Dead Weather's Allison Mosshart at House of Blues, May 2010Today came word that Jack White and wife Karen Elson are splitting in grand style, with a celebratory party in their hometown of Nashville this evening. Together, the two struck a sultry pose, the brooding, multifaceted ... More >>
Photos by Craig Hlavaty Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, duh.See the bands and bikinis of the Hangout Festival in our slideshows.
Imagine the Austin City Limits Music Festival or even the rapidly approaching Free Press Summer Fest on pure, white sand just feet away from a (variably) blue ocea ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseGrace Potter & the Nocturnals, Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights
House of Blues
February 17, 2011
For more totally tasteful pictures from Thursday, see our slideshow here.
Ooh la la.
Aftermath is going to be real up front here. We did not know a whole lot about Grac ... More >>
The original idea for this hlist was going to be Craig's Hlist rattling off ten female artists with whom we want to be intimate (read: sleep with). Blah blah blah, tall hair and boobs, we get it. That all seemed like old hat and wholly expected, considering we all know that it would have to i ... More >>