Har Mar Superstar hits Mango's on Wednesday night a week before his newest album, Bye Bye 17, hits physical and digital shelves. The collection of songs are heavily-influence by vintage soul and R&B, but still have his cheeky, lovelorn swagger going for them.
He recorded the album in Austin at Pub ... More >>
Toyota Center, April 15
Rihanna has combined her athletic stature, formidable vocals, down-for-whatever attitude and some alarming life choices to become a flashpoint pop star, a lightning rod for controversy that even Lady Gaga would have trouble rivaling these days. Musically, the Barbado ... More >>
Ace Hood & Twista: Sun., April 7, 6 p.m., $45-$100. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston.
Air Supply: Thu., May 9, 8:30 p.m., $158-$218. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.
All the Dead Pilots: With Fault, A Traitor at Heart., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston.
Allah-Las: With Infinite ... More >>
Note: Liz Tracy, Music Editor of our sister paper Broward-Palm Beach New Times, is aboard the S.S. Coachella cruise this week while Houston continues waiting around for winter.
No one's really interested in reading about the actual performances taking place on this musical ship of contradictions, t ... More >>
House of Blues, October 15
Along with future members of Stars and Broken Social Scene, Metric front woman Emily Haines went to an arts high school in Toronto, and started the group with guitarist James Shaw after returning from college in Montreal and Vancouver. Metric has found it difficult ... More >>
Father John Misty & Har Mar Superstar
May 24, 2012
"I'm going to be the first to combine sad bastard music and men's fitness, and maintain my integrity in each," said Josh Tillman, fronting Father John Misty, or inhabiting the Father John Misty, last night at Fitzgerald's, right before ... More >>
Augustana, Greylag: Wed., April 11. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Benjamin Wesley (Record Release), The Niceguys, Khruangbin: Fri., April 6. Fitzgerald's
Béla Fleck: Sat., Sept. 22. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.
The Boxer Rebellion, Canon Blue: Thu., April 12. Fitzger ... More >>
7horse: Mon., April 9. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Allen Toussaint: Fri., March 9. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.
The Wheeler Brothers, The Asteroid Shop, Antonio Estevan Huerta: Sat., April 7.
Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
Basshunter: Fri., Feb. 24. Rich ... More >>
Photos by Brittanie Shey
How Leslie Hall managed to transform what at once seemed like 15 short minutes of fame into a full-time career is somewhat of a mystery. Back in the infant days of social media (a.k.a. 2004), Hall was known as the Gem Sweater Girl, and shared company with other internet m ... More >>
Photos by Brittanie SheyGive them drugs so they'll shut up (please): Har Mar openers My Jerusalem
Rocks Off pulled into the parking lot of Super Happy Fun Land fashionably late Saturday night just in time to see Sean Tillmann (a.k.a. Har Mar Superstar, clad in street clothes instead of his usual ... More >>
This guy has nothing on Har Mar Superstar. The R&B singer and Ron Jeremy lookalike has worked the pink-manties look for the better part of this decade. He is, after all, a self-styled lover.
Fresh off his cameo as a rival roller derby coach in Whip It (and his excellent cover of "Never My Love" ... More >>
"3rd Annual Texas City Music Fest" With Jerry Jeff Walker, John Conlee, Texas Johnny Brown: Sat., Oct. 24. Nessler Park, Texas City.
Bob Schneider: Fri., Sept. 25. Warehouse Live.
The Bravery: Sat., Oct. 24. Warehouse Live.
Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls, A Rocket To The Moon, The Maine: Sun., ... More >>