Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase
When it comes to salt-of-the-earth working-class roots-rock, groups (especially around Houston) don't come much more solid than LL Cooper, the semi-eponymous band led by Houston/Austin roots vet Larry Cooper. "For my money, very few acts sound better accompanying a round of Lone Stars in a smoky bar ... More >>
L.L. Cooper's Larry Cooper/photos by Nicholas L. Hall Larry Cooper didn’t seem too put out at being shoved off to the far reaches of downtown, nor at the fairly sparse crowd in attendance at his showcase at The Real Sammie's. As he opened his semi-eponymous band L.L. Cooper's set with rock-infle ... More >>
A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend
L.L. Cooper performs Thursday, July 19, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, 713-521-0521. Big Swifty also performs.
Larry Cooper performs Thursday, December 7, at Mojo Risin' Coffee House, 1600 Shepherd, 713-426-1505.
Too Shallow to Swim
Soul Drunk Lingering Day (Seismic Music/Montrose)