Rice vs. UH: the battle for musical bragging rights.
Many moons ago, or one or two anyway, our friends over at L.A. Weekly's West Coast Sound decided to evaluate Southern California's two main universities, USC and UCLA, using a set of music-oriented criteria and declare a winner. We're not talking matriculation either, though that's certainly part of ... More >>
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 email@example.com. We were a little disappo ... More >>
Rocks Off is quite keen on alternate realities, the kind where The Joker is actually a superhero or Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four. That kind of thing. This summer has seen two of Houston's seemingly most-stable institutions thrown into complete chaos. First, Sara Fitzgerald turned ove ... More >>
Ed. Note: Houston musician and now Art Attack blogger Meghan Hendley spent this past week as a counselor at the first-ever Girls Rock Camp Houston. Here's how it went. Rocks Off asked her to Girls Rock Camp Houston started as a conversation after Anna Garza viewed the indie documentary Girls ... More >>
The MacAdam-Somer Quartet performs a world premiere of a work by UH Professor Robert Nelson
Travesty Dance Group joins AURA and UH Ensemble for a program of contemporary dance and music
The Texas Music Festival brings new meaning to the term "summer school"