Thursday, Rocks Off talked to Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls, who play House of Blues Saturday night with Atlanta proteges the Shadowboxers, who will open the show and then back up one of the most successful folk-rock duos of the past quarter century. After discussing songwriting, her favorite gu ... More >>
Here's something you might not expect to find out, or Rocks Off certainly didn't anyway: The Indigo Girls have sold more than 12 million records. That's a more than respectable tally in the course of 25 years, when Amy Ray and Emily Saliers -- who met in elementary school -- released 1987 debut Stra ... More >>
7Horse: Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., Free. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston.
And So I Watch You From Afar, Zechs Marquise: Thu., July 5, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Archnemesis: Thu., July 26, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Bulletboys, Fast ... More >>
Photo by Paula BeltránMayor Annise Parker crashed the Curve party. See a slideshow of the event.Founder Franco Stevens is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the iconic national lesbian publication, Curve Magazine, and along with her wife Jen Rainin, brought the party to Houston this weekend. &n ... More >>
Not in Clear Lake, pleaseA Houston City Councilman and a Clear Lake community association manager are up in arms over what they fear might be a strip club moving into their turf.Luks Cabaret (it's fancy because it has an umlaut, or it would if we could figure out how to do it) has a website, a bu ... More >>
Note: Lost in all the inaugural hoopla this week was the fact that Monday was Edgar Allan Poe's 200th birthday. No better time, then, to debut Rocks Off's new Goth column...
Recently, my wife and I made our way down to the Houston Public Library to hear a talk with Charlaine Harris, author of ... More >>