Did Pat Green save country music? That is a contentious question no matter on which side of the Red River you're standing, but it's also a little beside the point. Nurtured by the storytelling culture of legendary Central Texas singer-songwriter rooms like New Braunfels' Gruene Hall and San Marcos' ... More >>
The Bad Plus: Sat., May 5. Da Camera, 1427 Branard St., Houston.
Colin Hay: Wed., March 21. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.
D.R.I., Carry The Storm, Fallacy: Sat., March 10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston.
Eastern Sea, Darwin's Finches: Sat., Jan. 14. ... More >>
Photos by Russ Harrington/Sugar Hill RecordsPeople often get a bit confrontational with Lonesome Onry and Mean about "country music," like the last time we went to the bank in our father's little ranching town in Central Texas. As soon as we were introduced as a "music writer," one fellow - t ... More >>
Ralph Mooney, former Waylon Jennings steel guitarist, also dies
Steve Azzato/pinetopperkins.comLegendary multi-Grammy-winning blues pianist Pinetop Perkins has died at his home in Austin, according to his Web site. Perkins, who was part of Muddy Waters' band for years, was 97.
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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.
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Apparently there are still plenty of tickets for Mavis Staples in Conroe Friday night. Part of the Sounds of Texas Music Series at the Crighton Theater, the show also includes gospel-rocker Mike Farris.
Staples, a recent Best Contemporary Blues Grammy nominee for her Live: Hope At The Hideout, is ... More >>
Aziz Ansari: Fri., July 30. House of Blues.
Black Congress (7" Release Show), Golden Axe, Omotai: Sat., April 10. Rudyard's.
Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat: Sat., May 29. The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park.
"BuzzFest XXIV" With Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Metric, Three Days Grace, 30 Seconds To Mars, ... More >>