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    December 9, 2013

    When Parrotheads Attack: Exile In Margaritaville

    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 >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Upcoming: Keep Calm, Fight Cancer Benefit, Kinky Friedman, Hank Williams III, etc.

    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 >>

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    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    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 >>

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    February 20, 2012

    Are SNL's Divisive Musical Guests Making It Relevant Again??

    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 >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Upcoming: Steve Earle, Rev. Horton Heat, Scott H. Biram, Etc.

    ​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 >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    ​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 >>

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    July 17, 2009

    The Best ZZ Top Videos (We Could Find Online)

    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 >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    October 24, 2008

    It Ain't No Town And It Ain't No City

    Since Halloween is but a week away, we got to thinking about ghosts. And since we were thinking about ghosts, we started thinking about ghost towns. The Web site Texasescapes.com has a run-down of over 400 forgotten Lone Star State burgs, hamlets and wide spots in the road, but only a few close to ... More >>

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    May 7, 2008
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    December 9, 2004

    Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum

    Christmas is the weirdest time of the year. Who better to musically document the season than John Waters?

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    November 26, 1998
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    October 13, 1994
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    February 10, 1994
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