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  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The Best Concerts in Houston this Weekend: Cyndi Lauper, Scale The Summit, and More

    Cyndi Lauper House of Blues, June 28 When Cyndi Lauper first appeared 30 years ago, few would have guessed the orange-haired New Yorker with an accent bigger than the Triborough Bridge would have the career she's had, one that now includes a Tony Award for Best Musical thanks to the Harvey Fierstei ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    Which Texas Musicians Would Get Page 1 New York Times Obits?

    Like it or not, death is an inevitable part of the news cycle. A big part of the news cycle, most of the time. Look at Tony Scott, Phyllis Diller and... wait, what time is it now? Rocks Off is not trying to be flippant at all here, because we had our own brush with the reaper less than a year ago: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Top 10 Texas Movie Soundtracks

    ​This weekend, as the rest of the world catches Harry Potter mania for (perhaps) the final time, Houston gets a serious dose of Urban Cowboy nostalgia. Theater Under the Stars' production of the Tony-nominated 2003 musical - which The New York Times called "a conclusive demonstration that it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Top Five Clint Eastwood Soundtracks

    pasoroblesfilmfestival.comDr. John, Clint Eastwood and producer/director Bruce Ricker in a publicity photo for "Piano Blues," Eastwood's installment of PBS' 2003 series The Blues.​Today the one and only Clint Eastwood turns 81 years old, and he can still kick your ass. According to the Interne ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Lyle Lovett, Billy Gibbons Named Official Texas State Musicians

    ZZ Top's Dusty Hill and Frank Beard were rumored to be appointed Texas' Offiical 2012 Alternate State Musicians.​With apologies to Townes Van Zandt, there's good news from Austin today. Good news for Houston. The Texas Commission on the Arts has chosen arguably the Houston area's two most rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Want To "Support The Scene"? Avoid Open-Mike Nights

    Fat Man & Little Boy (and friend)​Let Lonesome Onry and Mean see if we've got this straight. Because we've written an article about how bad an open-mike night at Salt Bar was, we are tearing down - or not supporting - the Houston music scene? Well, that's bullshit. You want to know what's wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Hoyle Nix and Big Spring's Stampede Club

    Photo courtesy of Jody NixHoyle Nix (left) and Bob Wills, mid-1950sThere's an old saying in West Texas about Midland and Odessa, two oil towns only 20 miles apart in the middle of nowhere: raise your kids in Midland, raise hell in Odessa. True enough, Midland has all the soul of a loaf of Rainbow br ... More >>

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Robert Earl Smith

    Rearview Mirror (Muleshoe)

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Jesse Dayton

    Hey Nashvegas! (Stag)

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    In His Own Write

    Jesse Dayton knows a great many words - and how to sell them

  • Music

    July 10, 1997

    Bite This!

    Sink your teeth into the 1997 Houston Press Music Awards

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    May 8, 1997
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    July 18, 1996
  • News

    August 10, 1995
  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Ready to Rise

    Raisin' Cain may give Jesse Dayton his long anticipated push into prominence

  • Music

    March 9, 1995
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    September 29, 1994

    Somber News from Nashville

    Townes Van Zandt hospitalized with lung problems

  • Music

    June 23, 1994

    Pure-D Purty

    Don Walser's yodeling can bring tears, even to the eyes of a Nashville record exec

  • Music

    January 27, 1994
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