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Jesse Dayton

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Jesse Dayton, Amy LaVere, etc.

    Kendrick Lamar Reliant Arena, June 11 Before Kendrick Lamar had ever released his major-label debut, he'd already worked with hip-hop giants like Dr. Dre, Drake, Warren G and Lil Wayne, thanks to a rabid Internet following and some wildly successful independent work. He's continued to find his foot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Blanco's Supposedly Needs a New Home by November

    Houston has known for that Blanco's days are numbered for a little while. About six weeks ago, the Houston Chronicle reported that the honky-tonk in River Oaks had been sold to nearby St. John's School as part of a 13-acre land deal to expand the independent private prep school with a student body o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    20 Essential Texas Albums From 2012

    One of the quiet pleasures of (finally) putting 2012 to bed is mop-up duty. All year, I tried to keep a running list of albums released by Texas-based or Texas-related performers that I enjoyed listening to. Sunday night, I tallied them up. For some reason, besides that we've already handled the ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Rob Zombie, Lord of Salem, Now a Twin of Evil on Tour

    Rob Zombie's career has played out like a good horror movie: A surprise at every turn. His '90s band White Zombie put a firm tongue in cheek (and a whole lotta metal) into Alice Cooper-style theatrics, and after 1996's Supersexy Swingin' Sounds, exited stage left as one of the most remix-friendly ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    8 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Houston SunBurn, HPMA Showcase, Etc.

    This is... impressive. It's called Houston SunBurn, and it's somehow related to famous Nevada freakfest Burning Man. It's tomorrow at Jet Lounge, the Engine Room and Last Concert Cafe, and looks like a who's who of local fringe talent - experimental electronica to Americana, and literally everything ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Saturday: Rock Baby Rock It Was Hot, Hot, Hot

    Rock Baby Rock It 12 Feat. The Octanes, Los Skarnales, Jesse Dayton Continental Club July 21, 2012 See the pin-ups and hot rods of Rock Baby Rock It in our slideshow. Hot was the operative word at Saturday's Rock Baby Rock It hot-rod show/musical extravaganza. With temperatures in the high 90s, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    iFest's Jesse Dayton: "I'm Ready To Throw Down"

    The last time Rocks Off caught up with Jesse Dayton, he was up to his eyeballs in alligators with his film project Zombex, working on an album of Kinky Friedman cover songs, and playing Kinky for a bunch of New York art types in Marfa. One of the hustling-est hustlers in show business, Dayton has pl ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012
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    February 8, 2012

    Kinky Songs Get the Dayton Treatment

    In our recent interview with Kinky Friedman, performing tonight at Dosey Doe in the Woodlands, we mulled over Jesse Dayton's on-going project of an album of Friedman's songs. Friedman was very enthusiastic. "The last time we talked, Jesse had already done the basic tracks for eight songs," said Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Saturday: Chris Gray Day at the Continental Club

    Photo by Marco TorresChris with the officers that saved his life.​Click here for a slideshow of the bands and here for a slideshow of the crowd. "I didn't know Chris was a celebrity." Chris Gray's mother told a rapt audience from the stage on Saturday afternoon that she was "overwhelmed" by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Chris Gray Day Finalized Schedule

    The lineup is finally set for this Saturday's concert benefitting Houston Press music editor Chris Gray and it's a doozy. Tomorrow, we'll give you a rundown of all the silent auction items and you'll be even more impressed. For now, let's focus on the bands. The bonanza of bands gets started at 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Chris Gray Day Tentative Schedule Released

    ​Chris Gray Day will be held in Houston, Texas on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at The Continental Club complex, at 3701 Main, affectionately known to locals that live near and haunt the grounds as "The Island". Today Rocks Off gets to announce the first round of bands playing that day's festivit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Last Night: Becoming Kinky At The Mucky Duck

    Photos by Jason WolterJesse Dayton​Becoming Kinky: The World According To Kinky Friedman McGonigel's Mucky Duck March 28, 2011 Check out our a slideshow from the play's opening night. What a smooth, hilarious thing the opening and world premiere of Becoming Kinky: The World According To Kink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Jesse Dayton's "Fans": Singer Is "Faggy," "Douchebag"

    ​Jesse Dayton is learning the joys of Facebook. The ex-Houston honky-tonker and Rob Zombie rockabilly muse, who plays the Armadillo Palace February 26 and Conroe's Texas Independence Day Festival March 5, took to YouTube Tuesday to explain why he had to start a new fan page. Not only had his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Meridian: A Retrospective Of Better Days

    Mark C. AustinKings of Leon at Meridian, 2006​The Meridian Saga seems to have ended, after close to a year of weirdness and shady business dealings. In the past twelve months it went through overhauls, new management, lockouts, changes in image, mild scandals, and even a name change. Remember ... More >>

  • Music

    July 8, 2010

    Monnalisa Smile

    Upscale suburban bars used to be a nightlife myth. Not anymore.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Slide Show: Scenes from the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival

    Michael PittmanL-R: Jesse Dayton, Mike Stinson and Davin James twang it up in Montgomery County.​ When the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival says "rain or shine," they mean it. The rains poured Friday night and Sunday, but that didn't keep the festival from drawing a huge crowd on Saturday when the we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Jesse Dayton - Sorry, "Captain Clegg" - on Rob Zombie and His Role In Halloween II

    Jesse Dayton's star just keeps rising. You have to give the former Beaumont lad credit, he works at it steadily, and these days has his finger in writing, performing, producing, and acting as well as operating a label. As anyone who checks Facebook knows, Dayton posts something about every twenty m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Conroe Announces Second Annual Texas Independence Day Music Festival and Chili Cook-off

    The City of Conroe has announced the program for its second annual Texas Independence Day Music Festival and Chili Cook-off on March 7. The musical lineup:

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Aftermath Extra: The Best Concerts of the Year, Part 3

    Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys, Boondocks, April 28: "Reefer and friends can be a benign ensemble whose greatest sin (and virtue) is defibrillating the shade of Hank Williams Sr. for an audience whose appetite for debauchery is more in line with grandson Hank III." Mike Ness and Jesse Day ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008
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    May 7, 2008

    Last Night: Mike Ness and Jesse Dayton at Meridian

    Mike Ness and Jesse Dayton The Meridian May 6, 2008 Better Than: The Social Distortion episode of MTV Unplugged that never happened, thank God. Download: Jimmie Rodgers's "In the Jailhouse Now," one of the few prison-related songs Ness didn't sing Photo by Chris Henderson Mike Ness Performers, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008
  • Music

    March 6, 2008
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    February 19, 2008

    No Mas No Depression: The Alt-Country (or Whatever That Is) Journal Shuts Down

    No Depression magazine announced that the May/June issue will be its last. Explaining their decision to shutter, co-owners Peter Blackstock, Grant Alden and Kyla Fairchild issued a statement citing a decline in record company ad revenue, diminished brick and mortar retail space, rising newsprint cos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008

    Weekend Music: Ka-Nives Out

    If Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Dash Rip Rock or the Black Dahlia Murder/3 Inches of Blood metalocalypse ain’t your bag tonight, Houston’s beloved Ka-Nives play a house party at 9:30 tonight with the Dimes and American Sharks. So far the location of said party is a well-kept secret, but check H ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2008
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    December 27, 2007
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    December 13, 2007
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    July 26, 2007

    Ten Years After the 1997 Houston Press Music Awards

    Where are the bands and nominees today?

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2006
  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    A Crying Shame

    RIP, Cactus Music and Video

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Heybale

    Saturday, October 15, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot

  • Music

    December 23, 2004
  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    Americana Pie

    Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    A Pair of Aces

    John Evans and Jesse Dayton drop career-defining records two weeks apart

  • Music

    July 17, 2003
  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Big John and Little Joe

    Space City's tallest and shortest musicians rule the 2002 Houston Press Music Awards

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    In His Own Write

    Jesse Dayton knows a great many words - and how to sell them

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Local Song About Drivin'

    "Supercop," by the Road Kings

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

  • Calendar

    December 30, 1999

    Free Birds and Drop Kick Chihuhahas

    New Year's Eve Houston at Bayou Place

  • Music

    September 23, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

  • News

    June 25, 1998
  • Music

    July 10, 1997

    Bite This!

    Sink your teeth into the 1997 Houston Press Music Awards

  • Music

    June 26, 1997

    Houston Press 1997 Music Awards Preview

    A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!

  • Music

    December 26, 1996
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    April 11, 1996
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    December 14, 1995
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