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Mark McKinney

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Is Texas Country as Appalling as Nashville's Brand?

    If you grew up loving country music at all (like us), you may well have turned on a country station in the past year or two and been appalled. But between the rise of Taylor Swift, the collapse of rock radio, and the general dumbing down of our social-media-mad culture, country music has emerged as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Upcoming: Depeche Mode, Big Boi, Ariel Pink, Peter Murphy, Flying Lotus, etc.

    Ariel Pink: Sun., June 16, 8 p.m., $15/$19. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Arum Rae: Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., $8/$11. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Avoxblue: With Andre Obin, Futility Closet, Stereo Telescope., Sun., March 17, 8 p.m., $3-$8. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston. Back in Black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Ray Benson: "Before Keith Richards, There Was Bob Wills"

    ​Although he grew up outside Philadelphia, Ray Benson is the quintessential Texas musician. Somewhere in his rambling South Austin studio/office compound is a proclamation declaring him the 2004 official state musician, not to mention the umpteen Grammys he's won as front man and bandleader of ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Miranda Lambert Added To Rodeo's 2011 Lineup

    Trace Adkins, Martina McBride, Hideout schedule also announced ​Miranda Lambert, the Lindale native currently nominated for five Grammys, including four for her album Revolution, will return to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo March 16 at Reliant Stadium, the rodeo announced this morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Armadillo Palace Branching Out Beyond Yee-Haw Texas Music

    facebook.com/ArmadilloPalace​Don't look now, but subtle changes are occurring with the music lineup at Goode's Armadillo Palace. Long one of the bastions of the Texas music scene associated with the likes of Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager, this week finds fresh blood - honky-tonker M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    RodeoHouston Hideout Schedule

    Two Tons of Steel/ bbqfilm.com Music at RodeoHouston doesn't necessarily mean doe-eyed ingenues like Taylor Swift and the Jonas Brothers, leathery country veterans like Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson or tube snake boogeymen like ZZ Top, you know. Although there's no hog-calling contest - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008
  • Film

    June 3, 2004

    Saddest -- and Strangest

    This nostalgic melodrama will be memorable, if not necessarily enjoyable

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2000

    I'm Crushing Your Head!

    The Kids in the Hall

  • Film

    October 7, 1999

    Geek Orthodox

    Superstar's Shannon makes a strangely affecting nerd

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    WorldFest: Wild, Mild and Wicked

    Moviegoers may find both their Sixth Happiness and Seventh Heaven in these 40 featured indie films

  • Film

    April 25, 1996
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