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Marc Anthony

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200: Reko Trill, of the Almighty Trill Brothers

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Reko Trill of the Almight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Miami After Dark: H-Town Goes to South Beach

    This past week, I packed my bags and headed east to Miami, that gorgeously naughty city in South Florida that rivals New York City and Los Angeles in its beauty and nightlife. The purpose was a professional one, a marketing and interactive conference for Latinos. But aside from the seminars and gift ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Lupe Fiasco at Warehouse Live, 11/7/2013

    "Man it feels good, when it happens like that / Two days from going back to selling crack, yessir!" Lupe Fiasco Warehouse Live November 7, 2013 As we walked into Warehouse Live on a chilly November night, all I could see was a titanic beard onstage rapping into a mike. It took a few moments to rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Brrr! The 10 Skimpiest Costumes at Something Wicked

    What is it about EDM that compels folks to walk around in their unmentionables? Houston's second annual Halloween EDM festival, Something Wicked, took place over the weekend at Sam Houston Race Park, and boy did we ever get an eyeful. Both guys and gals chose to suffer through the somewhat chilly n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Julieta Venegas at House of Blues, 10/24/2013

    "Eres Para Mi...." Julieta Venegas House of Blues October 24, 2013 Its the way Julieta Venegas looked straight into my eyes in the "Eres Para Mi" video I first saw on MTV TR3S back in 2006. Or the effortless mode of expressing her feelings through her soft voice, so delicate, yet strong and confid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Billy Currington Christens a New Mega-Honky-Tonk, Stampede Houston

    "God is great, beer is good... And people are crazy!" Billy Currington Club Escapade 2001 October 23, 2013 There's something about country music that polarizes people: they either love it or hate it. But when you sit down and think about it, most of the hate is a result of the culture of the music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: The Bailout Bureau's Mysterious "Bob Bovary"

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? For better or worse, I ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    12 Hours In Houston: Bun B & the Mayor, Caribbean Festival, Graffiti Kids & '80s Mania

    "Tryna see how much paper that I might gain/ While I still keep it trill in what I write, mayne!" -- Bun B, "Let 'Em Know" I've been told by some that I live an interesting life. Concerts, dinners, photo shoots, dancing, art... you name it, I'm about it. I don't exactly know when this became my l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: DJ Twinkle-Toes, Won a "Dick-Measuring Vinyl Orgy" With Two iPods

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Rogelio Gutierrez Jr is k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Beanz N Kornbread, Gmail-Loving Production Duo

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Range and versatility. Those a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Marc Anthony at Toyota Center, 9/5/2013

    Marc Anthony Toyota Center September 5, 2013 Some call it re-invention. Others label it a mid-life crisis. But whatever it is that Marc Anthony is going through, he's making it look damn good! With a new platinum album and hit single to his credit, and a new girlfriend on his arm, the 44-year-old N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Rancid, Scout Niblett, Marc Anthony, etc.

    Rancid House of Blues, September 4 Although Rancid was one of the major players on the punk-revival scene of the '90s, they never saw the same kind of mainstream success of peers like Green Day - and honestly, thank God for that. Even to this day, they've stayed true to those ska-heavy, socially-aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Upcoming Events: Yoga and Wine, Beer and Brass & More

    Starting September 1 until September 15, CRAVE Cupcakes has partnered with the Arts in Medicine Program at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital to honor National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. During these two weeks, you can purchase four flavors decorated with beautiful toppers created by MD A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    I Don't Get the Controversy Over Marc Anthony's "God Bless America"

    I have to admit that when I saw the words "Marc Anthony," "God Bless America" and "controversy" in the same sentence, I wondered for a moment if Pit Bull showed up with J Lo and it threw Anthony into a tizzy. Anthony sung the song before the MLB All-Star game Wednesday night in New York City, but it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Tony Garza, La Orquesta Salmerum Founder

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. With the heat of the timbales and the brill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    DJ Sun's Guided Tour of One Hundred, Part 1

    DJ Sun knows how to release an album right. For the past three months or so, the Houston turntablist, producer and radio-show host (KPFT's Soular Grooves) with an enviable address book and a local residency almost every night of the week -- not to mention a multiple Houston Press Music Award winner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    The 5 Worst Trends Started By the Class of '99

    Chris Gray's write-up of the Brian Setzer Orchestra's "Christmas Rocks" show at the Arena Theatre a couple of weeks ago got me thinking. These days, the swing maestro seems to be comfortably settled into his own little niche in the music industry, playing swingin' Christmas carols to grown folks. Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The Texas 30: Texas' 6 Best Latin Albums of the Past 30 Years

    As I was reviewing the list of The Texas 30, in the back of my mind I kept thinking one thing... "Where my brown people at?!" Rewind: The Texas 30 (cover story) Slideshow: The Texas 30 album covers Listen To Our Texas 30 Picks On Rdio and Spotify Right Now Sure, Queen Selena rightfully made t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Justin, Selena and Music's Top 10 Heartbreaking Split-Ups

    By now, we've all had a few days to digest the awful, shocking news that North America's sweethearts, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, have decided to buck destiny and call it quits. We're not entirely sure how this could have happened, but Obama was just reelected. Clearly, our worst fears are alrea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Last Night: Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias at Toyota Center

    Check out more pics of Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias in our slideshow. Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias Toyota Center Houston August 26th, 2012 "I'm just a simple girl from The Bronx, don't let the sparkly pants fool you" -- Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez has played many roles. She has be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Last Night: Pitbull at The Woodlands

    Pitbull Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 2, 2012 "I went from eviction and food stamps, to baggin work wet & damp, to a passport flooded with stamps. Now its Voli everywhere I land." -- Pitbull The date was December 1, 2006 -- or as I like to call it, the night I almost died at a Pitbull c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    5 Tips for Musicians to Avoid IRS Trouble

    It's a fact of life that bears repeating: The IRS does not fuck around, no matter who you are. Legendary musician Chuck Berry received a reminder of this universal truth the hard way 33 years ago this month. Only three days after playing a gig on the White House lawn for President Jimmy Carter, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Enrique Iglesias & Jennifer Lopez Heading To Houston August 26

    Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and Wisin Y Yandel are heading to Houston's Toyota Center on August 26. This marks the third time that Iglesias has been in Houston in the past year, logging a RodeoHouston date this spring and a Toyota show last fall. Does he own land here or something? From the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Upcoming: Roky Erickson, Gucci Mane, Marc Anthony, Toby Keith, Daniel Johnston, Etc.

    40 oz. to Freedom (Sublime Tribute): Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $7/$10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Aesthetic Perfection: Sat., June 16, 9 p.m., $15. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston. Alpha Rev: Sat., May 19, 8 p.m., $12/$15. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease St., Houston. America: Thu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    If the American Music Awards Fell in the Forest, Would Anyone Hear Them?

    Last night, the American Music Awards were broadcast on ABC to record low ratings. A show that featured typically lackluster performances from artists far more interested in choreographed dance moves than actually singing and playing bordered on all-out awful at times, which begs the question: Are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Last Night: Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull at Toyota Center

    Photos by Marco Torres​What do you get when a Latino playboy from Spain joins forces with a Cuban party animal from Miami? The biggest fucking dance party that Houston has ever seen, that's what. The Euphoria Tour rolled into the Toyota Center last night and filled it with party anthems, lase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Top 5 Healthy and Unique Smoothies

    ilovemypit​For nearly two years I lived without a blender. I know, talk about a hardship, right? Well, the dog days are over, because I have been reunited with one of my favorite kitchen appliances once again and am making up for lost time. In addition to being a blender enthusiast, I also h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Idol Beat: I Do Not Like That will.i.am

    ​Only nine hopefuls remain in this, the 10th season of American Idol (AKA the Greatest Talent Competition Since the Battle of the Bands at San Dimas High School). It's time to separare the wheat from the chaff, the post-adolescents from the mere adolescents, those who are "in it to win it" fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Idol Beat: Mass Hysteria!

    ​Shock! Outrage! Shenanigans! Casey Abrams voted off! Last night, American Idol had all the signs of the Apocalypse rolled into one (all the Ghostbusters ones, anyway). Dogs and cats living together? Well, James Durbin is like a big puppy dog, and Pia has a certain cattiness about her. Check. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Idol Beat: Idol Worship

    Fox​The Daily Beast had a story up yesterday about how this season of American Idol might be the best ever: This year, the contenders have already proven energetic, and the audience is responding, with half a dozen developing breakout followings across the Internet, even before the finals hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Idol Beat: Austin, So Much To Answer For

    ​Rocks Off would like to apologize for last week's outrageous behavior by Pete Vonder Haar. He has been warned, and assures us he will never compare Marc Anthony to an extra from Dawn of the Dead again. Steven Tyler dropped an F-bomb on this week's audition episode, which definitely warrants ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Ranch Style Beans

    Local folk hero is well-rounded, to say the least.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    World Music At iFest, From Galveston To Colombia, West Africa And Oklahoma(?!)

    Over the next two weeks, Rocks Off will be previewing acts performing at this year's Houston International Festival Saturday and Sunday and April 24-25 broken down by genre (loosely, anyway) and with a guest pick from a true insider: iFest Director of Performing Arts Rick Mitchell. We begin with tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Filipino Rockers Channel K Discover How To Get A Write-Up: Hurt Our Feelings

    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 sheaserrano@gmail.com.​"I'm gonna be completely be ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Down Payment Blues: Musicians With Tax Trouble

    Finished that tax return yet? Not to worry: you've still got a few hours until midnight, and the post offices are open late. Over the years, these musicians have gotten in hot water with their countries' internal-revenue collectors as well... Bono Forever a proponent of all things charitable, Bono ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2008

    Megafest 2008

    Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Alejandro Fernandez lead an all-star blow-out

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Go Find Something to Do, Dammit

    So I was sitting in the office writing up a list of new CDs to put you in a Halloween-type mood (email me and I’ll tell you what they were) when I thought, ‘Hell, with all this music tonight, there’s no reason to sit at home listening to CDs.’ Seriously, I know it’s Halloween and everythin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Is Jennifer Lopez Pregnant? Is Jennifer Lopez Pregnant? Huh, huh, huh?

    For all I know, by the time this blog hits the computer screens, it will have been announced that Jennifer Lopez is, in fact, pregnant. And if she is, I know we as Americans will all take a moment and thank the good Lord above that we as a nation will continue on in greatness, secure in the knowled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Donde El Cantante?

    As we left the theater after seeing the new film El Cantante, starring Marc Anthony as Puerto Rican salsa great Hector Lavoe and Mrs. Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, as Mrs. Lavoe, Puchi Perez, someone said, “Jennifer really made the movie. Without her, the story would have been flat.” That’s true. T ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007

    Gian Marco

    Peruvian singer makes Houston stop

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Same Old Story

    Sequels, prequels and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Espaol Sung Here

    Crossing over -- who's doing it, who's not

  • News

    August 10, 2006
  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    Dance Lessons

    Getting banged on the floor

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Marc Anthony, Marco Antonio Solis and Laura Pausini

    Sunday, July 23, at the Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, 866-466-8849

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    The Hipster's Guide to Rock and Roll Vendettas

    And you thought rappers were the only ones who had beefs

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2004

    What a Ruckus

    Monkey around at Theatre Illuminata's cabaret

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    VuDú Café

    VuDú Café (Self-released)

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Manly Ballet

    Ben Stevenson's Cleopatra

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