If you live in the Houston area, chances are good there's a sex offender living nearby.
That's no matter how well-off your zip code is.
The Department of Public Safety's sex offender registry allows you to look up sex offenders by zip code; we chose some of the best neighborhoods in town and took ... More >>
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, called by USA Today one of the top listening rooms in America, celebrates its 20th anniversary this evening.
Originally leased but now owned by proprietors Theresa and Rusty Andrews, the operation has grown from a shoestring-budgeted enterprise to become one of Houston's m ... More >>
One of Lonesome, Onry and Mean's favorite roots-rock bands returns to Houston Sunday to play the Mucky Duck. Cleveland's hard-traveling Magpies fall somewhere in that sweet zone between Tom Petty and the Gourds, meaning they rock it hard but with plenty of twang.
With its ... More >>
Tonight's installment of the Mucky Duck's monthly Songwriters in the Round series might as well be co-sponsored by Under the Volcano. Taking the stools will be recent Houston transplant Mike Stinson and Lance Smith, who put on a graduate-level seminar in honky-tonk history and current events las ... More >>
Gurf Morlix treks into town today for the official Houston release of his new LP Last Exit To Happyland. Whether the former Houstonian and Blaze Foley roommate is working on loping rockers or folksy Americana, Morlix is a master of tone and mood, squeezing maximum subtlety out of a few well-chos ... More >>
Simone Cechetti/ cgtrio.comCreated in 1991 after taking part in Robert Fripp's League of Crafty Guitarists, the trio formed by Paul Richards, Bert Lams and Hideyo Moriya forms a rare musical partnership that reaches across various genres without any form of prejudice. During the trio's live se ... More >>
Honky-tonk blues youngun Justin Townes Earle, 26, hits McGonigel's Mucky Duck tonight. Rocks Off called him up last week to ask about last year's first round of tours behind debut release The Good Life, his early hip-hop influences, his new record and how he'll handle a venue with no room to dance ... More >>