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Louvin Brothers

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    June 25, 2014

    Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The Second Half

    Given the spread and the appeal-to-all-age-groups nature of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time," the possibility that the list was computer-generated seems more and more likely. Either that, or Rolling Stone is farming out its country blog to Best in Texas magazine? There are ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 2013

    Mr. Record Man: Willie Nelson

    In the Houston of 1959 and 1960, Willie Nelson was just another unknown musician. But not for long.

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    February 2, 2012

    Together Always: Country Duets for Valentine's Day

    Maybe it's because I'm a Libra, but I believe that everything in life should be as harmonious as possible-love, especially. Duets might be the ultimate musical testament to such a theory. I'm not talking about the resonance that's created when a woman is vacuuming while her man watches television. I ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    10 Songs That Helped Make Nick 13's Country Debut

    ​Tiger Army's Nick 13 delivered his self-titled solo debut this year, and the lead singer of one of the past decade's biggest psychobilly bands has made one of the most enjoyable traditional country records of 2011 not called Photographs. Yes, this 10-song set from the man you first met on t ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Top 10 Texas Movie Soundtracks

    ​This weekend, as the rest of the world catches Harry Potter mania for (perhaps) the final time, Houston gets a serious dose of Urban Cowboy nostalgia. Theater Under the Stars' production of the Tony-nominated 2003 musical - which The New York Times called "a conclusive demonstration that it's ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    Rock & Roll's Top 10 Brawlin' Brothers

    Note: Not real brothers. We just liked the picture.​Brothers share a link that is unique and special. Same DNA, same familial backgrounds, quirks, talents, and sometimes musical taste. They can also argue, get physical, try to overpower one another, and hold grudges over years that are hard to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Friday Night: Jessica Lea Mayfield At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Jessica Lea Mayfield, David Mayfield Fitzgerald's April 22, 2011 You know those situations where you're thinking to yourself, "Wow, this looks like it doesn't make sense...perhaps some further investigation might prove me wrong"? Friday night was one of the very few ti ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    Saturday Night: Southern Culture On The Skids At The Continental Club

    Photos by Jason WolterSouthern Culture on the Skids is back there somewhere.​Southern Culture on the Skids Continental Club March 26, 2011 Finger lickin': It's not just for fried chicken anymore. This past weekend, Southern Culture on the Skids packed up the eight-piece box and headed down t ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Friday Night: Elizabeth Cook At McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Elizabeth Cook (first set) McGonigel's Mucky Duck March 11, 2011 Rocks Off always appreciates a country artist who comes by their tales of low lives and high times honestly, and Elizabeth Cook certainly qualifies. The offspring of a mother who honed her musical skills i ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Charlie Louvin, Country Music Hall Of Famer, Dies At 83

    ​Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie Louvin, who with his brother Ira ranked with Ralph and Carter Stanley as one of the greatest duos in bluegrass history, passed away overnight. Louvin, 83, had been receiving experimental treatment for pancreatic cancer. Nashville-based entertainment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Rocks Off's 10 Favorite Family Bands

    ​Tonight Kings of Leon plays their fourth Houston date in three years at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. The band of three Followill brothers and one cousin can't stay away from us, or touring, or recording. This date precedes the upcoming release of the band's new album, Come Around Sund ... More >>

  • Film

    August 26, 2010

    Faith No More

    Trembling before God in The Last Exorcism.

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    August 9, 2010

    Ozeal, Satin Hooks, Zydeco Dots, Kristine Mills Simmer On Showcase Saturday

    Photos by GroovehouseOzeal and friends, just getting started...​2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, and nobody's home at The Drake. The place is a bit hidden, with its posh entrance tucked around back, hidden from the street by the abandoned industrial façade. The cool, dark interior provides a ref ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Like A Movie, HPMA Showcase Afternoon Over Far Too Quickly

    Jim BrickerHell City Kings: Not afraid to get salty.​This was the first year and no doubt the first of many for the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase to converge on Washington Avenue like a sweet-sounding pestilence made up of drums, mikes, a few steel guitars and a tanker truck full of musi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Furor To Frenzy: HPMAers Plump, Two Star, Tramps, Runaway Sun

    [When last we left Nick Hall, he was dodging "mandannas" after some surprise Louvin Brothers from Robert Ellis and friends.] Photos by GroovehouseSticky and tight: Plump.​Stepping out into the heat just long enough to see that Runaway Sun hasn't started up at the main stage, Aftermath dashes ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Saturday Night: Robert Plant & Band Of Joy At The Woodlands

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Robert Plant & Band of Joy, Bettye LaVette Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 24, 2010 Robert Plant is a master of the musical bait and switch, but an exceptionally gracious one. Plant is no dummy. He has to know that the commercial radio stations in Houston (and, le ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2010

    To Live Is to Fly

    Canada's Cowboy Junkies ­enter their 25th year louder and ­angrier than ever.

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Aftermath: Willie Nelson and an Arena Theatre Audience Apparently Raised In a Barn

    Photos by Jason Wolter​ Congratulations, Houston music fans! We are barely a week into the new year, and you already proven to Aftermath that our dreams and hopes for a new decade of change and decorum during live shows was just that: A wish that will never come to fruition, right up there with ho ... More >>

  • Film

    May 28, 2009

    Heaven Can Wait

    Hell is much more fun. Sam Raimi is back with Drag Me to Hell.

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    July 24, 2008
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    July 22, 2008
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    November 1, 2007
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    July 12, 2007

    ZZ Top, David Allan Coe, Hank Williams III, Old 97's

    ZZ Top, David Allan Coe, Hank Williams III and Old 97's perform Saturday, July 14, at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

  • Music

    August 17, 2006

    The Houston Slide

    The Medicine Show rocks the ephemeral city with eternal music

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    March 2, 2006

    Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen

    Saturday, March 4, McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Freakwater

    Thinking of You...

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Banjos and Body Piercings

    William Elliott Whitmore brings old-school bluegrass to the punk underworld

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    Silver and Gold (and Green)

    Some artists make holiday records for the beauty, not the bucks

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    October 22, 1998
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    May 28, 1998
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    November 27, 1997
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    November 13, 1997
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    June 12, 1997

    Mr. Popular

    He looks the part, he acts the part. So why isn't Evan Dando a superstar?

  • Music

    January 16, 1997

    Louvin It Up

    The high, lonesome hardships of country's best duo are getting easier to hear

  • Music

    January 2, 1997

    Gracious Angel

    A box set doesn't mean Emmylou Harris's career is done; it may mean it's just beginning

  • Music

    February 29, 1996
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