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Justin Townes Earle

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Upcoming: Fleetwood Mac, Lucinda Williams, Too $hort, Peter Murphy, Skid Row, Swans, etc.

    Acid Mothers Temple: With Perhaps, Pink Mountaintops. Thu., May 1, 8 p.m., $10 to $14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Al Staehely: Tue., April 8, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Android Genius: With X!Lo, Broken Satellite, Bizz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Langhorne Slim at Fitzgerald's, 10/22/2013

    Langhorne Slim & the Law Fitzgerald's October 22, 2013 On a cool early-autumn evening, Langhorne Slim and his band The Law brought Friday-night energy to a Tuesday-night performance, and while Fitzgerald's wasn't packed out, it was full of adoring fans new and old. At times you could hear a pin dro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Seven Recent Albums By '60s Artists That Don't Suck

    Age gets us all eventually. I'm only in my early twenties and already I'm having to do stupid things like eating healthier, quitting the smokes, and watching my blood pressure. So it really shouldn't come as any surprise that musicians start to slow down in their old age, especially if they've been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Transcribing Is a Bitch: The Collected Craig Hlavaty Interviews

    My last official day at the Houston Press is tomorrow, so these past two weeks I have been sifting through my body of work here at Rocks Off, almost seven years of words. I've been gleefully overdosing on nostalgia here at my desk, and I have (almost) no regrets. I'll have some more words on my depa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Rockabilly Legend Wanda Jackson: "I Do Music People Like"

    >Wanda Jackson has had a career most musicians would envy. The "Queen of Rockabilly" has entertained audiences for decades with such songs as "Hot Dog! That Made Him Mad," "Hard Headed Woman" and "Fujiyama Mama," displaying an originality and bravado that helped pave the way for artists as diverse a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Americana Music Association Nominates Robert Ellis As Emerging Artist Of The Year

    Houston's own globe-trekking Robert Ellis received an Emerging Artist of the Year nomination from the Americana Music Association Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was officiated by actor and musician John C. Reilly, and featured performances by Ellis and a few other big names like Lucinda Williams a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Buddy Holly Raves On Into 21st Century

    ​Lonesome Onry and Mean's buddy doesn't like the new tribute to Buddy Holly, Rave On, which features a major-league lineup of artists ranging from Sir Paul McCartney, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, and Graham Nash to youngsters like Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, Black Keys and the unlikely inclusio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Out Today: Paul Simon Resurgent, Foos Get Loud, Isbell Kills

    ​It's New Release Tuesday, and this week's is one of the biggest days of the year, with new discs by the Foo Fighters, a reinvigorated Paul Simon and TV On The Radio leading the pack, plus a few other artists returning to the scene after a few years away from the limelight. Next week (April ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2011

    March Madness

    At SXSW 2011, almost everything that could go wrong did — except the music.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Rocks Off's Must-See Music Picks For SXSW '11

    ​As you may have heard, there's a teeny-tiny little music festival going on in Austin later this week. Some of the early birds on team Rocks Off are either already there or well on their way, as a matter of fact. With more than 2,000 artists playing the official part of SXSW alone, trying to ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 2010

    The Grand Theatre

    Old '97s snap back with new album.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Upcoming: Bobby "Blue" Bland, Die Antwoord, Justin Townes Earle, Etc.

    ​Apocalyptica: Wed., Dec. 15. House of Blues. Betty Wright, Bobby "Blue" Bland: CHANGED Fri., Oct. 15. Arena Theatre. Die Antwoord: Mon., Nov. 1. Stereo Live. "Girls Gone Wild" With Dev Electric, Chrome 44: Sat., Dec. 11. Scout Bar Clear Lake. In This Moment, Taking Dawn, One Eyed Doll: W ... More >>

  • Music

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: 30FootFall, Agnostic Front, Dropkick Murphys, George Thorogood, Joe Ely, Slayer, etc.

    ​30FootFall: Fri., Dec. 25. Fitzgerald's. Agnostic Front, Death By Stereo: Sun., Jan. 24. Walter's on Washington. American Sharks, The Watermarks: Wed., Nov. 25. Boondocks. Band of Heathens: Fri., Dec. 11. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe. Basses Loaded, Springfield Riots, Nosaprise: Fri., Nov. 27, 8 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: The Clancy Brothers, or the Pogues of the '60s

    Wonder what the Pogues show Thursday is going to look like? Here's our guess... "I had the good fortune to meet Liam Clancy of the Clancy Brothers once and while talking with him over a cup of tea I mentioned my affection for the Pogues to which he replied, 'The Pogues are a cross between the Clanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    No, It's Not Too Early to Start Posting About the Pogues, As a Matter of Fact...

    A small band of Irishmen frequent Lonesome Onry and Mean's local waterhole, and they are all abuzz about the arrival of the Pogues at House of Blues October 29. Led by the charismatic and erratic Shane MacGowan, the Pogues set the music world buzzing when they burst onto the London scene in 1982. T ... More >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009

    Got Live If You Want It

    Our Spring/Summer concert preview, part deux

  • Music

    April 16, 2009

    Merchant of Soul

    Spoon's musical tinker Britt Daniel avoids the cringe.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Good Trouble for Hayes Carll in 2008

    We freely admit we are homers, as big a fans of Hayes Carll as Milo Hamilton is of the Astros, but the Press isn't the only media outlet in the country impressed by Carll's first Lost Highway album, Trouble in Mind. The album, which featured the Americana Music Association's song of the year, "She L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Lonesome, Onry and Mean: The Death of Honky-Tonk? (Part 1)

    Although the sterile country-crap radio in our fair city may not know honky-tonk music from the Muzak in an elevator, suddenly there are a number of stellar honky-tonk records out. Arty Hill’s Bar of Gold spent several weeks atop the Freeform Americana radio chart, not bad for someone from Baltimo ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008
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