Lets just get this out of the way right now.
Emily Bell is indeed ex-Houston roots-rocker John Evans' girlfriend, but by no means does that mean she can't hold her own with even the best of the Houston honky-tonkers.
Bell was raised in musical theater and she knows a thing or two of her own abou ... More >>
Hayes Carll's Burlesque Circus & Sideshow Freakout
Feat. Corb Lund
House of Blues
December 28, 2012
"For years our shows have been PG... 13," Hayes Carll said early in his long, long, long set Friday night at House of Blues, as he headlined his own "Burlesque Circus & Sideshow Freakout." "I wanted ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterThe Honky Tonk Blood BrothersThe Home Brew stage served up a buffet of local talent with Johnny Falstaff, John Evans, Southern Backtones' Hank Schyma, and Craig Kinsey of the Sideshow Tramps, otherwise known as the Honky Tonk Blood Brothers. Each member of the quartet tu ... More >>
Dawn McGeeSee more photos from Thursday's premiere in our slideshow.
Rocks Off will admit we were skeptical going into Thursday night's premiere of Honky Tonk Blood at the River Oaks Theatre. It's not so much that we thought the idea of a black comedy set in the Houston music scene was dubio ... More >>
It's that time again! We've slogged through Twitter streams and RSS feeds just to bring everyone up to speed on Houston's prolific music scene. So let's get down to the business of getting down, starting with our soundtrack for the week: a 49-minute mix from DJ Sun, performing at The Flat.
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Photos by Marco TorresLee Alexander, Best Male VocalistEd note: The full list of winners will be published on Rocks Off within the next half hour, so please be sure to check back
Rocks Off had been using our Flip cam since before 6 p.m., so by the time Tax The Wolf took the stage at 10:10, t ... More >>
Celtic Thunder: Sat., Nov. 13. Verizon Wireless Theater.
Dash Rip Rock, The Hickoids: Fri., May 21. Continental Club.
Devin The Dude, The Coughee Brothaz: Tue., April 20. Warehouse Live.
Drake: Thu., May 20. Verizon Wireless Theater.
Fates Warning, Futures End, Six Minute Century: Fri., July 9. ... More >>
It's easy for older Willie Nelson fans to overlook his modern works, where he saw his influence dig out tributaries away from the safer riverbeds. In the past two decades, he has ventured out from his hearty country roots into reggae, spooky Daniel Lanois-produced noir, pop standards, Spanish-tinte ... More >>
KPFT DJ Rick Haysquierdo announced Monday that he will be hosting a monthly happy-hour concert series at Jimmy Wilson's Seafood and Chophouse in the Galleria area. Miss Leslie and Her Juke Jointers will inaugurate the new series Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m.
Haysquierdo, who hosts Lone Star Jukebox ... More >>
Rocks Off just got an email from McGonigel's Mucky Duck owner Rusty Andrews (so did everyone else on the venue's mailing list, but never mind) saying that Bruce and Charlie Robison have had to cancel tonight's show due to illness; he says a reschedule date is planned, but doesn't know when that ... More >>
Honky Tonkin' Daddy
Three local artists dropped albums either recorded at Sugar Hill Studios or with Sugar Hill connections in the past month: Johnny Falstaff's Honky Tonkin' Daddy, John Evans' Lucky 13 and Kanude's Kanude. Produced by John Evans ... More >>