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Jimmie Dale Gilmore

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Covering Townes Van Zandt Can Be a Tricky Proposition

    Not all that long ago, Rocks Off saw some comment on a Facebook thread where a guy claiming to be a poet said he didn't think Townes van Zandt was the great poet/lyricist so many seem to think. His complaint: he felt like in every Townes song there was some flaw, some line that shouldn't have been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Mudhoney at Fitzgerald's, 9/30/2013

    Mudhoney Fitzgerald's Monday, September 30, 2013 The summer of 2013 has seen a good number of '90s stalwarts reunite in the name of cash and creativity. The Replacements, Pixies and Sebadoh have all regrouped in recent months, or announced their intention to do so. But don't lump Seattle grunge pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Our Top Five Hank Williams Sr. Covers

    Kids, there's a reason Hiram "Hank' Williams, who would have been 90 years old September 17, is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Dead of an overdose of pain killers in the back of his long white Cadillac at 29, Williams was, in his brief interval in Nashville, not only a hit-making country star bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Upcoming: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Keith Sweat, Shaggy, Fantasia, etc

    Abiotic: With Allegaeon, Rivers of Nihil., Wed., August 21, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002. Asleep at the Wheel: Sat., October 5, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Band of Heathens: Sat., July 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Mydolls, Bang Bangz, Ferry Corsten, etc.

    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 >>

  • Film

    March 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Upcoming: BuzzFest XXX, Bad Company, Queensryche, Clutch, Digweed, Metric, etc.

    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 >>

  • 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

    December 12, 2012

    Behold the Texas 30, Plus Albums 40-31

    At this point, hopefully you know what the Texas 30 is and why Rocks Off is counting down to the Top 30 Texas albums of the past 30 years, as determined by a statewide panel of professional music writers. The short answer is, of course, because we can, and because it was a great excuse to listen to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    50 Rad Things Now on the Sig's Lagoon Walls

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Distant Early Warning: Cults, VNV Nation, Childish Gambino, King's X, Village People, Etc.

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Bobby Keys: iFest Nabs Rolling Stones Sax Maniac

    The Rolling StonesBobby Keys takes an Exile on Main Street breather, Nellcote, France, 1971​Born 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Joe Ely's Top Five Live Shots, By iFest's Rick Mitchell

    Jason WolterJoe Ely (left) and David Grissom at iFest 2010​Next 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Upcoming: Hayes Carll, Menomena, Steve Miller Band, Etc.

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Top 10 Honorary Texas Musicians

    West Vita​Right here, right now, and in print all damn week, you can read the Houston Press' interview with perhaps the hottest new band on the South 40, San Antonio's Hacienda (above). Whether or not they go on to become a South Texas Kings of Leon - Hacienda is also three brothers and a cous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas: "New Texas"

    In the third in our continuing series on the music of the five states of Texas, we examine the fictional state of New Texas, comprising Austin and the Hill Country. See Part 1 here and Part 2 here. New Texas Capital: Austin Patron Saint: Willie Nelson ‚ÄčLesser Icons: Roky Erickson/Thirteenth Floor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: R.I.P. Stephen Bruton

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008
  • Music

    February 21, 2008

    A New Official State Song for Texas?

    A case for a new — or different, anyway — state song

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2007
  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Very Best Songs Ever

    ...otherwise known as the H-Town 20

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Unknown Legend

    Roots renegade Joe Ely never achieved pop stardom, but that's all right by him...sorta

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Pop-Up Pop Stars

    With the help of city government, Matthew Knowles hopes to find the next Destiny's Child. You got a problem with that?

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2004
  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Defending the Dirty Thirty

    And coping with Yankee slander

  • Music

    January 29, 2004

    Scoring the Super Bowl

    NFL Films' music may be stirring, but these songs tell the real story of the big games

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Prodigal Sons

    The Man in Black claims his Bastards

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Mosquito Dope

    Hayflick Limit's punk has been baked by the heat of the Lone Star State

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    World Class?

    Houston can't join the ranks of other cities until it has an anthem of its own

  • Music

    September 9, 1999

    Roundabout Way

    Cornell Hurd finally finds his musical niche

  • Music

    December 17, 1998
  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    Canadian Born, but Texas Proud

    Fred Eaglesmith descends from the Great White North with a unique American vision

  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    Twang of the 'Burbs

    Jack Ingram isn't a real rebel, but he plays one on CD

  • 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

    May 8, 1997
  • Music

    October 3, 1996
  • Music

    December 28, 1995
  • Music

    August 3, 1995

    New Band, Old Country

    The Hollisters rise from the Rounders' ashes, and head for the honky-tonk

  • Music

    April 20, 1995
  • News

    July 28, 1994

    Hot Sounds in the City

    The 5th Annual Houston Press Music Awards

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