One night last week, I embarked upon a foolhardy and ill-fated mission to spend 24 hours straight converting myself into the biggest Jimmy Buffett fan in the Twin Cities metro area. For the uninitiated, Jimmy Buffett is the undisputed champion of wearing Hawaiian shirts and celebrating drunk, bacch ... More >>
Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck: With Al Jardine, David Marks., Tue., October 1, 8 p.m., $55 to $495. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551. Cristian Castri: Thu., October 17, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $$79.50. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551. DrFameus: With The Magic Beans., ... More >>
While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 14, 2010. No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your b ... More >>
Even as sketch comedy tastes have changed, and a segment of the population has sadly written it off as an unfunny relic, NBC's Saturday Night Live is still pulling in cutting-edge, marquee musical guests each week, in the process creating national stars or pariahs. Or sometimes both. Case in point ... More >>
100 Monkeys: Fri., Aug. 5. House of Blues. Bob Schneider: Sat., May 14. Cypress Saloon. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Sat., May 21. Warehouse Live. Chicago: Sun., Aug. 7. Verizon Wireless Theater. Eddie Money: Sat., April 23. The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park. The Gold Sounds, Disfrutalo! ... More >>
No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your belt on Thanksgiving evening. Rocks Off made sure to steal a copy of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation from our folks' house before the calendar even hit December. Unlike other blogs, we don't hate all Christm ... More >>
Not one but two gentlemen with long beards may be sneaking down your chimney today. They will leave memorabilia such as guitar picks and signed drumsticks, and if you've been a good boy or girl all year, may even give you a free guitar lesson. Instead of milk and cookies we're told they prefer Lone ... More >>
Christmas is the weirdest time of the year. Who better to musically document the season than John Waters?