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Jim Lauderdale

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    June 25, 2014

    Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The Second Half

    Given the spread and the appeal-to-all-age-groups nature of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time," the possibility that the list was computer-generated seems more and more likely. Either that, or Rolling Stone is farming out its country blog to Best in Texas magazine? There are ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    Up and Coming: 5 Houston-Area Musical Artists You Should Know About

    The locals who have captured our ears, from rock to rap to synth-pop.

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    December 23, 2013

    Dwight Yoakam at Arena Theatre, 12/20/2013

    Dwight Yoakam Arena Theatre December 20, 2013 An odd thing occurred at the Dwight Yoakam show at Arena Theatre Friday night: the cast of Federico Fellini's epic remake of Urban Cowboy showed up to party. Rhinestones, Jack and Coke, and all. While Yoakam and his band of musical throat-cutters ran t ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013

    The Last Dance for Blanco's: Houston's Only Old-School Honky-Tonk Closes Its Doors

    After 31 years, the River Oaks bar and music venue says good-bye.

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    September 19, 2013

    Robert Ellis Sure Hopes He Can Sing at Discovery Green Homecoming Gig

    One of the damndest things Rocks Off has seen in our five-plus years in Houston is the way word of mouth spread like a brush fire among the local indie scene about "Whiskey Wednesdays." Starting in late, late 2009, scenesters both shaved and unkempt (more the latter) flocked to Mango's and then Fitz ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Kimberly McCarver, Missouri City's Meadowlark

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Sometimes a hunch will pay off. Kimber ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    UPDATED: The Rocks Off 100: Kimberly M'Carver, Missouri City's Nightingale

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. UPDATED (Thursday, 6:30 p.m.) Corrects the ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    St. John's/River Oaks Land Deal Said to Include Blanco's

    The Houston Chronicle reported Tuesday that private River Oaks prep school St. John's has purchased a 13-acre tract of land that includes Blanco's, central Houston's only remaining traditional country-western music venue (or "honky-tonk"). However, the school's headmaster said there were no immediat ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Peter Cooper: Nashville Scholar, Fake Hillbilly Hater

    Eric Brace (left) and Peter Cooper​The senior music writer and columnist for Nashville daily The Tennesseean and a professor of country music history at Vanderbilt University, Peter Cooper also steps out as a performing songwriter when his schedule permits. He rolls into town Friday night at M ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Americana Pioneers Wagoneers Reuniting, Playing Houston

    ​Overnight, Lonesome Onry and Mean received word that the Wagoneers, one of Texas' earliest alt-country bands, are coming back from the dead. The hard-twanging roots band that was essentially a precursor to the Americana movement will perform for the first time in 22 years at the Austin Chroni ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Mickey Newbury: Houston's Forgotten Genius

    "Hank Williams' pain songs, Newbury's train songs/ And 'Blue Eyes Cryin' In the Rain' - Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings, "Luckenbach, Texas" ​Lonesome, Onry and Mean was sitting around having a few cold pops the other night when we put on The Best of Mickey Newbury. It wasn't long before the ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Mucky Duck Hits a Hot Streak In the Cool Weather

    Lonesome, Onry and Mean just noticed that venerable listening room McGonigel's Mucky Duck has a major streak of high-grade talent Nov. 12 through 17. Beginning with the Subdudes on the 12th, the Duck quickly plows through Texas legend Ray Wylie Hubbard (13th), troubadour-poet Tom Russell (14th), on ... More >>

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    February 27, 2009

    Tonight: Heybale! at Blanco's

    "Wine Me Up," live at D&L's Texas Music Cafe, Austin, SXSW 2005 I remember a time when it seemed like I went to Blanco's every week. If it wasn't the Hollisters, it was folks like Jim Lauderdale or Chris Wall or some other totally legit act that would pack the little joint like a sardine can. Un ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: A Tribute to Chris Gaffney

    Right on the heels of Wednesday's announcement of Vanguard's new Doug Sahm tribute album comes Yep Roc's tribute to Chris Gaffney, The Man of Somebody's Dreams. Ironically, it includes some of the same high-profile roots artists who pay tribute to Sahm: Dave Alvin, Los Lobos and Alejandro Escov ... More >>

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    August 18, 2008

    Aftermath: Heybale! at the Continental Club

    Photos by Matt Smith Per our recent blog pondering the slow death of honky tonk and the wisdom of pursuing that genre as a career path, after Heybale!’s masterful show at the Continental Club I think it’s safe to assume that honky-tonk is still alive, even if only as a few enclaves among the ba ... More >>

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    May 12, 2008

    The Wayback Machine

    (Rooting through yellowing copies of the Press, I found the following listings from ten and 15 years ago) 15 years ago in Houston music: The Boredoms and Brutal Truth opened for Pain Teens at Emo’s…Then-Press music editor Brad Tyer highly recommended readers to go see Jason Nodler’s play ... More >>

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    November 15, 2007
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    November 23, 2006

    Jim Lauderdale

    Jim Lauderdale performs Tuesday, November 28, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

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    May 25, 2006

    Pinmonkey

    Thursday, May 25, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2524 Norfolk, 713-528-5999

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    April 13, 2006

    Radney Foster

    Thursday, April 13, McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2524 Norfolk, 713-528-5999

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    October 13, 2005

    Heybale

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

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    April 7, 2005

    Tony Furtado, with Sky Blue 72 and Fahl and Folk

    Free show: Saturday, April 9, at the Meridian, 1503 Chartres, 713-225-1717

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    September 23, 2004
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    June 17, 2004
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    May 27, 2004

    Darden Smith

    Circo (Dualtone Records)

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    April 24, 2003

    The Derailers

    Genuine (Lucky Dog)

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    May 30, 2002

    Pamland Central

    Pam Robinson is transforming Washington Avenue one bar at a time

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    March 28, 2002

    Cultural Clash

    SXSW turns a cold shoulder to the Houston music scene

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    December 13, 2001

    Love, Americana-Style

    Buddy and Julie Miller's rings don't burn their fingers

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    September 6, 2001

    Racket

    In his first 24 years of life, Brad Turcotte has already become a music-business veteran

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    June 28, 2001

    Playbill

    Jim Lauderdale

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    March 22, 2001

    In His Own Write

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

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    December 7, 2000

    Keeping Good Company

    Jack Ingram takes his rightful place in the long line of masterful Texas singer-songwriters

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    April 27, 2000

    Big Country

    Buddy and Julie Miller --

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    January 21, 1999
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    December 3, 1998
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    October 1, 1998
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    September 10, 1998
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    June 4, 1998
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    May 14, 1998

    Outside Looking In

    Jim Lauderdale is a living lesson in how to profit from Nashville's fringes

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    March 26, 1998
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    February 23, 1995

    Keeping His Cool

    Nick the Knife's regained his edge, and the world's a better place for it

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    September 15, 1994

    Big Band, Big Press Kit

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones! (Yawn...)

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