UPDATED (Monday, 10 a.m.): Corrects Daniels' moving to Austin, and adds information on the burial service and memorial. UPDATE 2: Comments from Daniels' girlfriend, Candyce Prince have been added. Scott Daniels, longtime Houstonian and guitarist for Carolyn Wonderland and Horseshoe, has passed. Li ... More >>
Carolyn Wonderland is in and of herself a grand Texas institution, and embodies the everything about us a musical people. We humbly knelt before her to find out what we could in 30 seconds. Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Carolyn Wonderland: After much consideration, it's a ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterHorseshoe at Rudz in MayGreg Wood and his band of merry men known as Horseshoe slide into Under The Volcano Wednesday night for the late-'90s warhorses' second "reunion" gig since getting back together at Rudyard's three months ago. Wood has been described as a songwrite ... More >>
Jay LeeDave AlvinRocks Off feels like we live in a Western. This is nothing unusual for us, except right now is the part of the movie (every movie) where one cowboy turns to the other one and says, "It's quiet out here." The other answers, of course, "Yeah... too quiet." Since about Free Pre ... More >>
Artwork via Horseshoe on FacebookWith a band reunion facing him in a little less than three weeks, Greg Wood is just happy to be here. "Man, I had that heart attack when I was 35 and I never figured I'd ever see 47, but here I sit," he gestures expansively around the twilight Sunday scene at ... More >>
City is ready for another honky-tonk close-up.
25 facts about Houston's biggest show
As usual for one of Jim Pirtle's parties above NoTsuOh on Main near Allen's Landing, this one extended beyond the night and into the morning. Local musician Greg Wood was there, upstairs near one of the windows. Sometime between five and six AM Sunday, he heard a commotion coming from the street."It ... More >>
Where are the bands and nominees today?
Johnny Falstaff CD Release Yep, that's John Evans (l)jamming with Johnny Falstaff. Back when Proletariat was the Blue Iguana, Johnny Falstaff's double bills with Greg Wood's Horseshoe were the stuff of legend. There were nights when it seemed every off-duty topless dancer, bartender, and hepc ... More >>
It's Johnny Falstaff's time to "Shine"
We love you, you love us. Well done, BOH Man! With our much-anticipated, big, fat and glossy Best of Houston issue (professionalism be damned, I'll say it — the real Best Of in this town) on stands now, thought I'd check in on some of the lauded blogs/sites in our City Life section. I'd gus ... More >>
The launch of our blog brings forth a quixotic attempt toward a local music atlas
Tearing it up at the Music Awards Showcase
An open letter to the organizers and music bookers of the Houston International Festival
Greg Wood's latest health scare costs him a few pounds of flesh and almost takes his arm
A selection of some of the wildest, weirdest, and most dangerous bands and shows in Houston history
Scenes from the 15th annual Houston Press Music Awards Showcase
A rundown of every act on this year's bill
Original punk Richard Tomcala rejoins the nightlife fray; also, Greg Wood's new crib bowls us over
Is Mr. K's the best we can do? Would you wish it on your best friend?
When it comes to local facts, don't rely on Allmusic.com
St. Pete's Dancing Marlin
Thursday, August 28
Red Star serves up a Russian theme with its martinis
Groceries spoil in the heat, while the rest of Houston's music community blossoms
Great moments at the Press's Music Awards Showcase
The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes
SXSW finds itself covered in thoughts of war
Medicine Show is packed with talent, youth, and charm
Just like the rest of Houston, the local music scene saw plenty of ups and downs
A redneck institution drowns in a flood of syrupy smooth jazz
Ash Wednesday (Stag)
Greg Wood puts his old band and a young heart attack behind him with Ash Wednesday
The Allen Oldies Band is taking a different route to fame
Greg Wood is back with a new band, a new album, and a couple of jokes
Horseshoe: Movin' the Goods
A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!
Are a praised CD and a slot at SXSW enough to make this band happy? Of course not.