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Juanes (Musician)

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The 30 Best Concerts In Houston Before Halloween

    Islands Walters, September 6 Given the recent excitement of the Unicorns' first shows in a decade, opening some recent Arcade Fire dates, the good news that their Canadian indie successors Islands are headed back to town for the first time in a while should make a few townies happy. The show should ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Calle 13 at House of Blues, 5/26/2014

    "So how are these guys?" asked my security-guard friend at the House of Blues as I entered the photo pit Monday night. "I hear they are a reggaeton group, but that's all I know." "I guess that's technically true" I answered. "They are from Puerto Rico and have roots in the reggaeton movement, but t ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    One Writer's Most Profound Musical Man-Crushes

    The Man Crush. It's what made John Wayne an American icon. When The Duke was riding, it wasn't entirely acceptable for another man to admit an overwhelming fondness for him or his true grit. But, c'mon -- those movie theaters screening his films weren't exactly teeming with women. Nowadays we men ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013
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    August 8, 2013

    Los Enanitos Verdes at House of Blues, 8/7/2013

    Los Enanitos Verdes, La Sien House of Blues August 7, 2013 Before there was Maná, or Juanes, or any number of Rock en Español bands, there was Los Enanitos Verdes. These soft-spoken but hard-rockin' dudes from way south of the border are legendary for their inspired, melodic and heartfelt rock ja ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    Juanes at Bayou Music Center, 6/8/2013

    Juanes: LOUD & Unplugged Tour Bayou Music Center June 8, 2013 Unplugged: to perform with acoustic rather than electronically amplified instruments. That is what Juanes' current tour is supposed to be. And when you think about it, taking a guitar player's axe away should severely diminish his or her ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Fall Out Boy, El Ten Eleven, Journey Agents, etc.

    Fall Out Boy Bayou Music Center, June 7 Fall Out Boy, the emo-pop band that took the airwaves by storm in the early '00s, is back and apparently ready to save rock and roll, according to the title of their new album. They've taken the past few years off to pursue other endeavors, but now that they' ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    December 2, 2011

    Rocks Off Lists Our Favorite Downloads of 2011

    It's getting to be that time of year, when the temperature drops and the lists start rolling in. Read any blog, magazine or newspaper and you're bound to run across at least a handfull of year-end lists, particularly when it comes to music. We all like to talk about the stuff we like. It's just what ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Last Night: Juanes At Toyota Center

    Photos by Marco Torres​Juanes, Antonio Orozco Toyota Center March 30, 2011 Right on cue at 8 p.m., the Toyota Center house lights go down and the show starts, although instead of Juanes, it's Antonio Orozco that takes the stage. That was the first tease of the evening, and a foreshadowing of ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    The Music of True Blood, Episode 2: Austin's Vallejo Lies Down With a "Snake In the Grass"

    ​Vallejo is a rock and roll band of the highest caliber from just a few miles away in El Campo. The band started as a trio of three brothers who moved to Austin in order to pursue their dream of being the next Santana. Once in the "live music capital of the world," they added a rhythm guitarist an ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    Aftermath: Latin Grammys at Toyota Center, Pt. 1

    Carlos Santana backstage at the Latin Grammys/ Photo by Olivia Flores Alvarez Is music really the universal language? There was no better place to test that ragged old saw than at Thursday’s Latin Grammys at Toyota Center. As one of the few (if not the only) non-Spanish-speakers in the building, ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    Latin Grammys Backstage Report

    There were a couple of big winners at last night’s Latin Grammy’s ceremony, namely Juanes and Gloria Estefan. You heard their acceptance speeches, now find out what they said backstage. The night’s big winner was, of course, Juanes, who took home five awards, making him the winner of th ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    Aftermath: Latin Grammys at Toyota Center, Pt. 2

    Gloria Estefan meets the media/ Photo by Olivia Flores Alvarez The woman of the hour Thursday night was unquestionably 2008 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Gloria Estefan, whose “Mi Tierra” was big, brassy, jazzy, horn-heavy and as Cuban as a fine Cohiba cigar. So was “Oye Mi Ca ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    Paola Mayorga's Latin Grammy Journal

    [Ed. Note: Paola Mayorga is a 21-year-old Missouri City woman who won a contest sponsored by Reliant Energy for a trip to the Latin Grammys, including backstage and green carpet access and accomodations at the Four Seasons. Rocks Off asked her to write up her experience.] Paola Mayorga and her mot ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008
  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Daddy Yankee

    Sunday, September 25, at Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, 713-758-7200.

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    November 18, 2004

    Adios, KLOL

    For the first time in Houston, Clear Channel makes a refreshing change

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    August 30, 2001

    El Rockero in His Labyrinth

    Juanes ditches heavy metal and embraces the music of his native Colombia

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