Even as Randy Travis clings to life in a North Texas hospital, his spartan brand of country music feels like a thing of the past. At the very least, it's hard to imagine songs like "Forever and Ever, Amen" or "Deeper Than the Holler" ever crying out for a "Cruise"-style remix. Or the North Carolina- ... More >>
93Q's "A Day In the Country" Feat. Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin, Joe Nichols and Aaron Lewis Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 6, 2013 Thirteen thousand pairs of cowboy boots, quite a few itty-bitty shorts, and a bunch of dudes in surfer-cowboy duds lined the rows at the Woodlands Pavilion this ... More >>
Ray Wylie Hubbard McGonigel's Mucky Duck, July 5 Musicians do, but far too many people just don't know what an incredible songwriting talent Ray Wylie Hubbard is. One part sage, one part curmudgeon, one part Zen bluesman, Hubbard puts a grizzled Texas-roadhouse spin on some pretty highfalutin philo ... More >>
Abbey Rode (Beatles Tribute): With Already Gone (Eagles Tribute)., Sat., May 11, 9 p.m., Free. Concert Pub -- Galleria, 5636 Richmond, Houston, 713-278-7272. Abigail: With Rotten Sound, PLF, Speedwulf, Oath of Cruelty., Thu., May 30, 8 p.m., $12. Walter's, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679. Alex ... More >>
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo wii do whatever it takes to keep its revolving stage from going dark.
What was supposed to be a good thing for U.S. soldiers stuck fighting battles in remote locations in Iraq, turned out to be nothing but a fraudulent profit venture by a 46-year-old Houston man. Joe H. Nichols has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud in federal court after he took $100,000 in d ... More >>
It's high crawfish season in Houston, with a slew of different boils coming up to satisfy all your head-sucking pursuits. But first, you don't want to miss this weekend's big charity event: Kicking Cancer's Ass. The fundraiser dinner will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 at Ralph Smi ... More >>
sharenator.comBelieve it or not, these are not song lyrics. We just thought it was funny.Earlier this month, a church in suburban St. Louis put a surprising (perhaps) endorsement of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" on its outdoor marquee. Our sister music blog up there, A To Z, suggested five poss ... More >>
"Tequila. Straight. There's a real polite drink. You keep drinking until you finally take one more and it just won't go down" - actor Lee Marvin (R.I.P.) How out of it is Rocks Off after Wednesday night's sublime Arcade Fire show? Even though we've known about it for weeks, it took us until ... More >>
Houston's small-town neighbor throws a big, big independence bash
Steve Steele finds a harder-edged sound on his debut album.
Houston's Miss Leslie dials up more honky-tonk homilies on her new CD.
Gretchen Wilsonís return to town makes us wonder, Whatís really behind all these songs about Wal-Mart, cheap beer and NASCAR?