Mydolls, Vacation Eyes, Hearts of Animals
Walters, March 22
Although they lost guitarist Kathy Johnston to leukemia in 2011 -- an illness that prompted the band to record the song "Don't Fucking Die" -- there's always reason to smile when the Mydolls book a gig. The band started by Trish Herrera an ... More >>
Baauer: With Danny Brown., Tue., April 9, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Bad Company: With Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Stone Cherry., Thu., July 11, 7 p.m., $21.00-$100.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, Spring.
Benoit Pioulard: With IDYL, Marshall Wal ... More >>
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 >>
Within the past month, the walls of Sig's Lagoon have been transformed into a sprawling pop-culture collage of posters, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine covers, picture discs and cardboard cutouts courtesy of former Sundance Records owner Bobby Barnard.
Since the longtime San Marcos music stor ... More >>
30 Foot Fall: Sun., Dec. 25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Amplified Heat, Dixie Witch: Sat., Jan. 7. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.
Bang Bangz, Hello Chief, New York City Queens: Sat., Feb. 4. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Band Of Heathens: Wed., Feb. 1. Main Stre ... More >>
The Rolling StonesBobby Keys takes an Exile on Main Street breather, Nellcote, France, 1971Born in Lubbock and raised just east in Slaton, Joe Ely's home town, saxophonist Bobby Keys left Lubbock in 1960 looking for kicks. At 14, he was playing with Bob Dylan influence, Bobby Vee, before movi ... More >>
Jason WolterJoe Ely (left) and David Grissom at iFest 2010Next Friday, Feb. 11, the Joe Ely Band returns to Rockefeller Hall for the first time in more than a decade, since the legendary Washington Avenue showcase club stopped presenting live music to focus on the less risky business of priva ... More >>
Corb Lund: Tue., Feb. 8. McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Come See My Dead Person, Hilary Sloan, Sara Van Buskirk: Fri., Jan. 14. Warehouse Live.
The Cutters, The Mahas, Something Fierce: Thu., Feb. 17. The Mink.
Davila 666: Mon., March 14. Rudyard's.
Hayes Carll: Tue., March 1. McGonigel's Mucky ... More >>
Photos courtesy New West Records
Stephen Bruton, one of Austin's great pickers, songwriters, and good citizens, died Saturday of throat cancer, which he had battled for years, according to a press release by his label, New West Records.
The 60-year-old Bruton came out of the school of influential Fo ... More >>