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Joe Nichols

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Breelan Angel, Dirty Little Secret Keeper

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, 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 previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? If there's one thing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    10 Essential Early Randy Travis Songs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Eli Young Band, Easton Corbin, etc. at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 7/6/2013

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Houston's Best Weekend Concerts: Ray Wylie Hubbard, A Day In the Country, etc.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Upcoming: Kelly Rowland, Black Flag, Loretta Lynn, Josh Groban, Tricky, etc.

    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 >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013

    Fair Play

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo wii do whatever it takes to keep its revolving stage from going dark.

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Joe H. Nichols Helped Himself to Money That Was Supposed to Be Helping U.S. Soldiers in Iraq

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Crawfish Across Houston

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Song Lyrics (Or Close) In 10 Funny Church Signs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    What Happened: 20 Lyrical Shots Of Tequila

    "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 >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Baytown's 4th of July Parade and Celebration

    Houston's small-town neighbor throws a big, big independence bash

  • Music

    May 27, 2010

    The Expat

    Steve Steele finds a harder-edged sound on his debut album.

  • Music

    May 6, 2010

    Wrong Number

    Houston's Miss Leslie dials up more honky-tonk homilies on her new CD.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2008

    Bartender, Pour the Wine: Ten Great Country Breakup Songs

    The late, great Harlan Howard, the songwriter behind “Heartaches by the Number,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Streets of Baltimore” and “Why Not Me” (among countless others), once famously said country music is “three chords and the truth.” And the truth is that many relationships – mo ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    It's Always Nice When We Get to Use the "This Just In" Button

    "Hello, Houston! Cough. Cough. Hack." Quick note for all you rodeo lovers and loathers: Rascall Flatts will not be playing tonight. Lead singer Gary LeVox has severe bronchitis. The band will be replaced by Clay Walker, Joe Nichols and Jack Ingram. "We hope that our ticket purchasers will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2007

    It's Always Nice When We Get to Use the "This Just In" Button

    "Hello, Houston! Cough. Cough. Hack." Quick note for all you rodeo lovers and loathers: Rascall Flatts will not be playing tonight. Lead singer Gary LeVox has severe bronchitis. The band will be replaced by Clay Walker, Joe Nichols and Jack Ingram. "We hope that our ticket purchasers will enjoy ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Redneck Renaissance

    Gretchen Wilsons return to town makes us wonder, Whats really behind all these songs about Wal-Mart, cheap beer and NASCAR?

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