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Nancy Wilson

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Watsky, Heart, Jason Aldean, B.o.B., etc.

    Watsky House of Blues, October 21 Last year, the most badass statistical analyst you've ever heard of, Matt Daniels, released something called the Hip-Hop Flow Chart, which ranked several popular rap acts by vocabulary size. I pored over the results like a rap geek and wondered how could Daniels ha ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    Sampling Joe Sample: 1975

    With the wild, platinum-selling commercial success of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark in 1974, Joe Sample's studio-session career went into warp drive. Throughout the remainder of the decade, he would sprint from one important project to the next. Sample's Crusaders dropped Those Southern Nights in ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    The Top 20 Houston Concerts of 2013

    Black Flag Walters, August 26 Not a heck of a lot of complimentary things have been said about Black Flag's 2013 "reunion," and when fans arrived at Walters in August to discover stage barricades and signs warning against stage-diving and photography, odds weren't looking terrific. But when the hy ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Heart at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8/14/2013

    Heart, Jason' Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 14, 2013 You know, Wednesday night proved that the boys that could learn a thing or two from the ladies in Heart on how to rock the hell out. Those Wilson sisters are freakin' awesome from head to badass toe. Fro ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Heart, Bruno Mars, The Leavers, Bill Kirchen, etc.

    Tianna Hall Sambuca, August 12 You could argue that Tianna Hall is the best jazz singer in all of Houston. I mean, you could argue against it, too, but it's like arguing that the moon landing was faked. Her smoky voice is a fine mix of skill and improvised magic, and it's landed her on the Grammy n ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    10 Bands Who Have No Original Members

    Photo by Mark BritainHeart at House of Blues in 2010Just about every famous band has featured a lineup switch at some point. Even Rush, whose lineup has been static for 39 years, had a different drummer for their first album. But every now and then we see a band whose lineup gradually erodes. The sw ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    April 20, 2012

    #1 Crushes: Our Favorite '90s Rock Vixens

    Tonight House of Blues welcomes Garbage back to Houston after a seven-year hiatus. The group, lead by fearsome Scottish redhead Shirley Manson, has been sorely missed from the music scene. They are currently touring behind their upcoming album Not Your Kind of People, which hits stores May 14. Rock ... More >>

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    April 10, 2012

    Top 10 Most Outrageous Onstage Incidents, Antics & Meltdowns

    Everyone has their meltdown moments, no doubt about it. We make mistakes and, most of the time, we try to correct them. We have them because we are all human. Unfortunately, though, when you are in the spotlight, your hurts, tantrums, mistakes and meltdowns are all magnified for all the world to se ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012

    Tears In Heaven: The 10 Best Songs To Come Out Of Tragedy

    Since the dawn of time, great art has been birthed out of great tragedy, happening numerous times with playwrights, artists, and musicians. In many ways, expressing grief through music serves as a healing agent that gets the artist through tough things such as the loss of a loved one. It also helps ... More >>

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    March 28, 2012

    Turn The Radio On: Top 10 Musicians Who Should Be DJs

    A few years ago, Van Halen front man David Lee Roth filled in for Howard Stern on his nationally syndicated radio show. Roth also served a stint as a deejay for New York's 92.3 Free FM. This is nothing new, because many artists have at some point served as DJs, such as Greg Kihn of the Greg Kihn ba ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Last Night: Heart At House Of Blues

    Heart House of Blues March 11, 2012 Sunday night Heart played to one electrified and enthusiastic crowd at House of Blues. There were people of varying ages there: A few teenagers (okay, one I saw), some in their twenties, and quite a big chunk ranging from middle-aged to older adults. After all, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Friday Night: Def Leppard & Heart At The Woodlands

    Photos by Groovehouse​Def Leppard, Heart Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 23, 2011 Like so many of their 80s hard rock brethren, Def Leppard has always straddled the line between serious musical territory and the self-parody that threatens all bands associated with that era. On one ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2011

    Midtown Throwdown

    Your guide to our very first Houston Press Best of Houston® BestFest.

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    June 11, 2010

    5 Songs About Being Eaten (Mostly By Sharks)

    ​Rocks Off is a big fan of the movie Jaws, though in spite of our affection for arm wrestling and sweet, sweet mutton chops, we always find ourselves sympathizing more with Chief Brody than with Quint. Given our druthers, we'd just as soon stay the hell out of the water. The better to avoid al ... More >>

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    September 4, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Top Ten Girl-Crushes

    Ask any musician: there is something basically and viscerally masculine about the industry itself, and that masculinity can seep into the most feminine of rocker chicks and indie music queens. That swagger, that attitude, that confidence coupled with soft hair, a pair of soft lips and a softly lilti ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    HPMA Aftermath: Dominique, Karina Nistal, Chango Man, the Mighty Orq and Sideshow Tramps

    Henry Rizoh​It's hard for Aftermath to believe it's been a year since the last Music Awards showcase. Thanks to the "old-person-friendly" in-stores at Cactus Music, we've been able to keep up with the scene better than usual in the past year, and can truthfully say that in the 19 years we've ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Bill Cosby Remembers A Segregated Houston

    Photo courtesy Houston SymphonyFrom time to time, Hair Balls talks to celebrities (real celebrities, not the "I invented a purple potato" type of pseudo-celebrities). And from time to time, those celebrities can be, oh, shall we say, unconventional. (Larry Harlow once slammed us for not being ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008
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    February 28, 2008

    Tenth Annual UH Moores Jazz Festival

    Saxophonist Vincent Herring trades licks with local musicians

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    November 15, 2007
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    November 20, 2003
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    January 16, 2003

    The Queen Bee

    Pam Kelly hopes to get a Buzz going about local music

  • Culture

    April 12, 2001

    The Man Who

    Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis is the guy behind the guys

  • Music

    October 12, 2000
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    December 2, 1999

    Tiny Tunes

    Little Jimmy Scott: The Savoy Years and More...

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    The Real Diva

    Nancy Wilson returns from jazz-pop limbo

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Gentleman of Jazz

    Ramsey Lewis storms into town with his fusion sound

  • Music

    November 26, 1998
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    July 20, 1995

    Glory Be

    Yolanda Adams sings gospel to soothe the soul, and convert the heathen

  • Music

    June 15, 1995

    All the Colors of Jazz

    Kirk Whalum's sax paints with a broad palette of sounds

  • Music

    March 9, 1995
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