Modest Mouse Bayou Music Center, November 7 Nearly capsizing after 2007's We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank baffled most of the latecomer fans who arrived with 2004's unlikely Top 40 single "Float On," idiosyncratic Washington State indie-rockers Modest Mouse have stayed on the road and out of ... More >>
The 12th Annual ZiegenBock Music Festival: With Josh Turner, Pat Green, Dan Shay, Casey Donahew, Kevin Fowler, Roger Creager,William Clark Green, Josh Grider, Rosehill, The Damn Quails, Cam, Sam Riggs, Carter Beckworth, Scooter Brown, Justin van Sant, Buck Yeager, Charles Peter & the 10%, Ray John ... More >>
16th Annual Grand Taiko Concert: With Imaginaerial. Sat., September 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford. 28th Annual Watermelon Festival and Summer Social: With Kindred Spirits, POTROAST, The Hightailers, Hell In a Bucket, JvT Band, Jimmy Lee Deen, QandA, Lark Attack, The Ann ... More >>
Alan Haynes: Sat., July 26, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999. American Sons: Sat., August 2, 8 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. Andrea Bocelli: Wed., December 10, 7:30 p.m., $75 to $375. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Hous ... More >>
Venomous Maximus Fitzgerald's, November 15 Houston's dark overlords of doom-metal should be coming into this Fitz show -- their first hometown gig since opening for Guns N' Roses in May -- on quite a high, having just shared a stage with the mighty Slayer at last weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest. Now pr ... More >>
Anyone who has ever been to a show at the Continental Club is likely familiar with barbecue guru Adam Fisher. Fisher and wife Lena have been serving simple, scrumptious brisket and sausage sandwiches for $5 almost as long as the club has been there. They also serve outside The Big Easy on Kirby seve ... More >>
2 Chainz: Wed., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $25-$150. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Danny Brown: Sun., Nov. 4, 8 p.m., $27.00. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas Ave., Houston. All American Rejects, Boys Like Girls: Tue., Oct. 2, 6 p.m., $27.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, H ... More >>
Like our neighbors over at Eating Our Words, Rocks Off would like to tell you about some places that didn't quite make the cut in our few most recent Best of Houston issues (categories change every year, mostly), but that are worthy on their own merits; today we begin our weekly journey with blues c ... More >>
Scoremore presents a release party for up-and-coming local rapper Doughbeezy for his new CD Blue Magic at Warehouse Live tonight ($15). The album features Dough's collaboration with Killa Kyleon, "F*ck You," which should not be mistaken for the Cee-Lo song of the same partially censored name. Watch ... More >>
Viva the Houston Blues Scene.
Thanks to the Houston Blues Society, local scene is healthier than ever.
It's not always about the music out there in Lonesome, Onry and Mean's world. For instance, two nights ago we drove to west Houston near the I-10/Beltway 8 intersection to hear local bluesman John McVey & the Stumble play at a cool little venue called the Brittmoore Ice House. This fine establish ... More >>
Kansas City's Get Up Kids have Something to Write Home About all over again.
Kiss 2008 goodbye in style
Kiss 2008 goodbye in style
Sonny Boy Terry, Texas Johnny Brown and Snits Dog and Pony Show raise money for Houston Food Bank
Los Skarnales are set to release a new full-length with a new lineup
Chicks who rock and Tourbaby take the Washington Avenue stage