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Jay Farrar

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    October 27, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Finch, Jay Farrar, Arctic Monkeys, etc.

    Finch Warehouse Live, October 28 From Cory Garcia's review of Finch's October 2013 concert at Warehouse Live, when they played 2002's What It Is to Burn in its entirety: To their credit, the band was in good form. They perform like a band that hasn't played the exact same show dozens of times, one ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Upcoming: Billy Joe Shaver, Chrissie Hynde, Jay Farrar, Maroon 5, Usher, Yes Indeed Fest, etc.

    25 Years of Uncle Charlie Art: Sat., October 4, 5 p.m., Free. The "Old" Sig's Lagoon, 3710 Main, Houston. Acoustic Brews: With Caleb Lovely, Andrew James, Zane Wommack., Sat., September 20, 7:30 p.m., $10. House of Blues -- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. The Aftervibe: ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Son Volt's Travel Guide to Five Bizarre Tour Stops

    Son Volt is heading down the highway with a new album in tow, Honky Tonk, but instead of lamenting still waters and beatnik poets, Jay Farrar and company have gone strictly Bakersfield, even naming a track after the legendary country-music mecca. Yep, Farrar has gone back to his roots mixing steel ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    The Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rihanna, Suzanna Choffel, Wavves, etc.

    Rihanna 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 >>

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    April 3, 2013

    Surely Galveston Can Do Better Than "Galveston"

    Notwithstanding the recent Galveston-based Carnival cruise liner whose faulty engines landed its passengers in a world of hurt (and national headlines), the island is again throwing its arms open for the upcoming summer season. Last week the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau announced th ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2009

    Live with Me

    The best Houston concerts of 2009: U2, George Strait, Kid Cudi, Jandek, Peaches and even T-Pain.

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    December 22, 2009

    American Central Dust: The Americana Class of 2009, Part 1

    ​We spent 2009 sorting through piles of folk and Americana releases, revising this list in our heads till the bitter end and failing repeatedly to understand the hype behind the Avett Brothers in the process. While a year of listening brought no shortage of pleasant surprises, our hands-down favor ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    We've Been Had: The Enduring Wisdom of Uncle Tupelo's Anodyne

    Anodyne: Noun. Anything that relieves distress or pain. (dictionary.com)​When Son Volt goes onstage tonight at the Continental Club (we've heard around 11 p.m.), there's an outside chance the band might pull out Doug Sahm's "Give Back the Key to My Heart" - we are in Texas, after all. Otherwise do ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Dust in the Wind

    Son Volt's latest album is steeped in Midwestern musical history.

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    February 25, 2009

    Aftermath: Son Volt at the Continental Club

    Photos by Jay Lee"Now and then it keeps you runnin', never seems to die..." The opening line to Son Volt's soothing elegy "Windfall," which closed out Tuesday's main set at the Continental Club - just like almost every other SV set since the band's 1995 debut Trace - goes a long way to explain ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009
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    December 13, 2007
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    May 3, 2007

    Son Volt

    Son Volt performs Sunday, May 6, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.

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    May 25, 2006

    Partners in Rime

    People Under the Stairs fix the leak

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    August 11, 2005

    Son Volt

    Okemah and the Melody of Riot

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    April 21, 2005

    The Litmus Band

    Is Wilco still trying to break your heart, or has it done so already?

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    April 24, 2003

    Cry Uncle

    For Uncle Tupelo fans, there's No Depression in reissue heaven

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    May 13, 1999
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    March 25, 1999

    Sympathy for the Angel

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and the scourge of great art

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    September 24, 1998
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    September 10, 1998
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    October 30, 1997
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    May 1, 1997
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    April 10, 1997
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    April 3, 1997

    Still Flying

    Roger McGuinn is happy to look at the past, but he's not ready to live in it

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    March 13, 1997

    A Whole Lot Country

    And quite a bit rock and roll add up to No Depression music

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    November 7, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    September 14, 1995

    Critic's Choice

    All Bottled Up

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    May 4, 1995

    The Country of Rock and Roll

    From the ashes of Uncle Tupelo springs Wilco, genreless and great

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    March 23, 1995
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