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Manchester Orchestra

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Katy Perry, Motley Crue, Erasure, Untapped...

    Katy Perry Toyota Center, October 10 & 11 People can hate on pop concerts all they want, but they're probably viewing them all wrong. If they attend expecting a musical experience that rattles their very core, they will likely be disappointed. But approach it as a spectacle, and the experience is a ... More >>

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    September 19, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: A Fistful of Soul, Untapped, Numbers' 36th, etc.

    Deep Cuts Fitzgerald's, September 19 Deep Cuts have gone from first band of the night to last band on the bill in an impressive amount of time; less than two years by our watch. Honed by many, many shows in between (including a FPSF 2013 spot), Chase Harris and Zach Alderman's indie-pop partnership ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Manchester Orchestra at House of Blues, 4/21/2014

    Manchester Orchestra House of Blues April 21, 2014 Sometimes a band just floors you. They leave you crawling away from the venue without the ability to walk, think, talk or use your major motor functions for a period of time. While such and aural assault doesn't happen that often, when it does you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    The Six Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Manchester Orchestra, HAIM, Warpaint, etc.

    Manchester Orchestra House of Blues, April 21 Three weeks after the release of their fourth studio album, Atlanta's Manchester Orchestra will bring their unique blend of indie, alternative and heartfelt rock and roll back to Houston. The band's last record, 2011's Simple Math, was wide-ranging in i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The 25 Best Songs We Heard Last Month

    Augustines, "Kid You're On Your Own" The Brooklyn trio's whole album Augustines is fantastic, like War-era U2 with bonus folk inflections. I can tell it's going to be one where I have a different favorite track every couple of weeks; right now it's "Kid You're On Your Own." JOHN SEABORN GRAY Aloe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Upcoming: Avicii, The Black Angels, Cage The Elephant, Foster The People, HAIM, etc.

    Absu: The Black Moriah, War Master, Oath Of Cruelty., Sat., March 1, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Avicii: Sun., May 11, 5:30 p.m., $30 to $80. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200. The Black Angels: With Roky Erickson & The Hounds of Baskervil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Coachella: 10 Hot, Sweaty, Silly Dances, In GIF Form

    This was written by LA Weekly's Rebecca Haithcoat -- ed. During Coachella's second weekend, temperatures topped 100 degrees every day. Yet somehow folks were dancing even crazy-er! Most just stripped down and let the sweat flow. Here are the ten funkiest, silliest Coachella dancers we saw, in GIF ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Coachella: 10 Hot, Sweaty, Silly Dances, in GIF Form

    Note: This was written by LA Weekly's Rebecca Haithcoat -- ed. See also: *Top Ten Awkward Coachella Dance Move GIFs *Our Complete Coachella Coverage During Coachella's second weekend, temperatures topped 100 degrees every day. Yet somehow folks were dancing even crazy-er! Most just stripped dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Rocks Off Lists Our Favorite Downloads of 2011

    It's getting to be that time of year, when the temperature drops and the lists start rolling in. Read any blog, magazine or newspaper and you're bound to run across at least a handfull of year-end lists, particularly when it comes to music. We all like to talk about the stuff we like. It's just what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Friday Night: Cage The Elephant & Manchester Orchestra At Verizon

    Photos by Matthew KeeverCage the Elephant​Cage the Elephant, Manchester Orchestra Verizon Wireless Theater May 27, 2011 Cage the Elephant are nuts. Like their music or not, you're guaranteed to have a good time at any of their live performances. The band's energy level is unparalleled by alm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Upcoming: Charlie Sheen, Jamey Johnson, Jane's Addiction, Etc.

    ​Average White Band: Thu., June 16. House of Blues. Born Liars, Talk Sick Brats, Disfrutalo: Sat., April 16. Lee & Joe Jamail Skatepark. "Buzzfest" With Jane's Addiction, Social Distortion, Seether, Puddle Of Mudd, Dirty Heads, Flogging Molly: Sun., May 1. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2010

    Live From The Austin City Limits Festival, Day 2

    Brittanie Shey: When you go to a festival lit this, you're always looking for the discovery. The one band that either blows you away or causes you to alter all your expectations. Today it was Dan Black, a performer we caught only because there was nothing else going on. As soon as we get home, we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    2010 ACL Line-Up Goes Live And (Early) By Surprise

    The line-up for the 2010 Austin City Limits Music Festival went live at the fest's website at midnight this morning while the rest of the world was snoozing. Luckily we are up and stirring to bring it to you. No Pavement and no Soundgarden, but we do have the Strokes down. More commentary coming in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Distant Early Warning: Atreyu, Black Joe Lewis, Dr. Dog, Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Soulfly, Vivian Girls, etc.

    ​Atreyu, Drive A, Otenki: Sun., Feb. 28. Meridian. Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Grandfather Child: Fri., April 2. Walter's on Washington. Camera Obscura: Sun., April 11. Warehouse Live. Cold, Nonpoint, Day Of Fire, Chrome 44: Fri., March 19. Scout Bar Clear Lake. Deer Tick, Dr. Dog: Sun., ... More >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009

    Got Live If You Want It

    Our Spring/Summer concert preview, part deux

  • Music

    November 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Playbill: Brand New

    Frontman Jesse Lacey of Brand New uses his guitar the same way Steven Morrissey uses his ever-present aching outstretched arm. They can both grab at the misery of youth and exorcise the pain from young hearts, like an emo-core televangelist. At least that’s what I read on some high school girls’ ... More >>

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