A couple of important Americana shows have slipped under the radar this week. Whisky Priest Dustin Welch rolls into the Continental with Small Sounds. Welch's debut album Whisky Priest has remained in LOM's player much of the year and should find considerable support when the annual top albums li ... More >>
Photo courtesy UHThe Houston Cougars came out and dominated the Northwestern State Demons last Saturday, scoring on their first five possessions on the way to a 55-7 win. But this week's contest is going to be a bit tougher as the Cougars are traveling to Stillwater to take on the fifth-ranked ... More >>
In 1928, Jesse Jones -- grand poobah of Houston, Lord of Suite 8-F -- was determined to bring national glory to his town by hosting the 1928 Democratic convention. Cleveland, San Francisco and Detroit also wanted the prize, but Jones took a $200,000 check to the bidding committee and got the nod. ... More >>
Wherever you live, wherever you are/ Just love, love, love" - Tim Krekel, "Love One Another"
It is with immense sadness that Lonesome, Onry and Mean reports that Louisville, Kentucky musician and songwriter Tim Krekel has passed away.
Krekel had a large tumor removed from his stomach in April and s ... More >>
It's not every day you hear a cellist bust out socially aware, Randy Newman-esque pop yarns. Kentuckian Ben Sollee sings plaintive, soulful slices of song like the kind that made Newman famous and so very influential in the '70s. Sollee is only 24 years old, yet he somehow bridges the generation ... More >>
With our ears still ringing from last night's AC/DC concert at Toyota Center (I knew we should have stayed away from the end of the stage with the cannon...), we got to thinking about the Aussie boys' iconic band logo. Sketched in pen on a million different school notebooks, and gr ... More >>
Dirk Minniefield, the former Houston Rocket whose drug-addled life was turned around with the help of John Lucas, is in trouble again.The Associated Press reports that he's been arrested for a mortgage-fraud scheme centered in the Houston area:The indictment alleges Minniefield was a real estate age ... More >>