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Lisa Novak

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Rich Hopkins Finds Houston Humidity Suits Him

    Living most of his adult and professional life in Tuscon, Arizona, former Sidewinders/Sand Rubies front man Rich Hopkins has recently relocated to Houston. For those who don't remember, Hopkins and his mates in the Sidewinders hit the charts at the tail end of the '80s with "Witch Doctor" (1989) an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Artist of the Week: LL Cooper

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. You know what's a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Tonight: The Sand Rubies at Rudyard's

    The Sand Rubies are one of those hard-luck bands ideally suited for a VH-1 special. Formed in 1985 by sometime Houstonian Rich Hopkins and guitarist David Slutes, the Tuscon-based band was originally known as the Sidewinders. They scored a major-label deal and actually cracked into the public consci ... More >>

  • Music

    October 23, 2008
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    August 21, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    2008 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
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    July 19, 2007

    L.L. Cooper

    L.L. Cooper performs Thursday, July 19, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, 713-521-0521. Big Swifty also performs.

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Larry Cooper

    Larry Cooper performs Thursday, December 7, at Mojo Risin' Coffee House, 1600 Shepherd, 713-426-1505.

  • Music

    December 7, 2006

    Lisa Novak

    Too Shallow to Swim

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    The Orange Show

    Spain Colored Orange takes home four Press Music Awards

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2006

    Bring Back the Jams!

    Greg Levitt Michael Haaga, your 2005 Local Musician of the Year The Music Awards are coming! The Music Awards are coming! To whet your appetite, we put together a list of all the winners of selected categories going back to the inception of the awards in 1990. Who will join this august body of ... More >>

  • Music

    July 27, 2006
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    September 8, 2005

    Welcome, Neighbors

    Houston's music community responds to an unprecedented influx of talent

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Houston's Gone Gaaga for Haaga

    A former king of the Texas metal world unites Houston's warring rock tribes and wins a passel of Music Awards

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • Culture

    March 17, 2005
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    March 10, 2005
  • Music

    September 9, 2004
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    August 5, 2004

    ¡Viva H-town!

    Latinos come to the fore in this year's music awards

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Rock You like a Hurricane

    The Press Music Awards Showcase brings a category-five storm of tunes

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

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    January 18, 1996

    Sad Vacation

    Big Holiday wades its way through tragedy with some cleansing folk-pop

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