Earlier this week I reported to you about local musician Norma Zenteno and her brave fight against Stage II breast cancer and a benefit being held in her honor this coming Sunday at SRO Sports Bar.
It is now my sad duty to report that she has passed away this evening at the age of 60, according to ... More >>
This week Rocks Off got word that longtime local musician and guitarist Norma Zenteno has been fighting stage two breast cancer. According to Zydeco Dots leader Mike Vowell, she is very ill and currently in a local ICU with family surrounding her. The cancer apparently began to move very fast as of ... More >>
5. RED CAT JAZZ CAFE
Admittedly, Red Cat has its hits and misses, but for a jazz neophyte looking to make his or her debut into the world of Fitzgerald and Armstrong, this "cafe" is a good place to start. Its relatively new Franklin Street address places Red Cat at the very beginning of downtown, an ... More >>
Breaking iFest news: Nigeria's King Sunny Ade & his African Beats have been forced to cancel their entire U.S. tour, including a scheduled appearance Saturday at iFest. According to a press release from the group's PR firm, Rock Paper Scissors, the U.S. Embassy has refused to grant visas to two ... More >>
Over the next two weeks, Rocks Off will be previewing acts performing at this year's Houston International Festival Saturday and Sunday and April 24-25 broken down by genre (loosely, anyway) and with a guest pick from a true insider: iFest Director of Performing Arts Rick Mitchell. Today, a look at ... More >>
If you're celebrating independence from a lot of money this Fourth of July weekend, believe us, Rocks Off feels your pain. If you can pry yourself away from the barbecue pit, here's a few other things to do that won't cost much.
Grrrl Parts and Dave Wrangler glam it up at Boondocks. Fre ... More >>