People have often referred to Lonesome, Onry and Mean as a curmudgeon (look it up), as a guy with a permanent hangover, bad temper and well... you get the idea. But compared to Austin-based 3rd Coast Music publisher (and main writer) John Conquest, LOM is a pussy cat, a cookie and a warm glass of m ... More >>
Is Houston ready for country? Again?
Since we're already playing hangman today, here's another riddle: What do America's finest genre-hopping Latino band, Houston's best Guinness-chugging rockers, a daughter of the nation's premiere gospel family, a perennially unsung honky-tonker who sounds like the ghost of Hank Williams, a bayou-bor ... More >>
As has been noted in these pages before, my daughter is in the Air Force. I'm not too happy that right now she is on a six-month assignment in Qatar while her two-year-old daughter is in San Antonio. So her active duty certainly colors my opinions regarding the new discs Voices of a Grateful Nation ... More >>
Who has the upper hand in various musician-celebrity marriages?
Ten of the best coke anthems, plus a shortlist for the Cocaine Hall of Fame
It's Johnny Falstaff's time to "Shine"
Saturday, September 16, at Borski's Tavern, 16245 Highway 75 North, Willis, 936-344-6212
Friday, May 5, at Blanco's, 3406 West Alabama, 713-439-0072
Austin's little music festival is all grown up