Mana (Band)

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    October 1, 2014

    Houston's Best Music Photographers: Victor Cervantes

    Back in June Rocks Off brought you Houston's ten best music photographers, as selected by a small panel of insiders and professionals. Now we'd like you readers to choose the best. Before voting opens, though, here's a little more about our finalists, in alphabetical order -- and a lot more of their ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Calle 13 at House of Blues, 5/26/2014

    "So how are these guys?" asked my security-guard friend at the House of Blues as I entered the photo pit Monday night. "I hear they are a reggaeton group, but that's all I know." "I guess that's technically true" I answered. "They are from Puerto Rico and have roots in the reggaeton movement, but t ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014
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    September 19, 2013
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    September 9, 2013

    Café Tacvba at Arena Theatre, 9/8/2013

    Café Tacvba Arena Theatre September 8, 2013 My friend Chapy, percussionist for Los Skarnales and the Suffers, is a hardcore Café Tacvba fan. This past weekend was his 25th birthday, and he celebrated by attending both the Austin and Houston shows of the band's current U.S. tour. If anyone knows g ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013
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    August 8, 2013

    Los Enanitos Verdes at House of Blues, 8/7/2013

    Los Enanitos Verdes, La Sien House of Blues August 7, 2013 Before there was Maná, or Juanes, or any number of Rock en Español bands, there was Los Enanitos Verdes. These soft-spoken but hard-rockin' dudes from way south of the border are legendary for their inspired, melodic and heartfelt rock ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Last Night: Maná At Toyota Center

    Maná Toyota Center April 4, 2012 The last time Maná visited Houston, they sold out Toyota Center two nights in a row. The world's premier rock en español band is on the second leg of the Drama Y Luz tour, in support of their latest album of the same name. The group from the land of tequila y ma ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Aftermath: Our Favorite Shows of 2011

    Photo By Craig HlavatyRex's War Face: The crowd's at June's Free Press Summer Fest were feral and friendly. ​This week we asked our pool of Rocks Off writers what their favorite shows of 2011 were, the ones that brought joy to their hearts to attend and helped them make magic with a keyboard h ... More >>

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    July 4, 2011

    Saturday Night: Maná At Toyota Center

    Photos by Marco Torres​Maná Toyota Center July 2, 2011 It takes a special combination of hype and talent to sell out a concert, let alone two in a row. In recent memory, only two other artists have been booked to perform on consecutive nights at Toyota Center: Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. Me ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    April 21, 2010

    A Playlist For Our Wetbacks in Arizona And For All Who Pray For Them

    "It may well be that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition is not the glaring noisiness of the so-called bad people, but the appalling silence of the so-called good people."- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.​There's something so powerful about music. It gets us through life's bu ... More >>

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    August 30, 2007


    Mexican rockers say, “To Love Is to Fight”

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    August 12, 1999


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    September 24, 1998
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    February 16, 1995

    !Quermos Rock!

    The chords are the same, but the lyrics are en espanol. The rockeros like it, yes they do.