Shoulders Continental Club, June 27 Shoulders are a thinking man's party band, mostly because "thinking" is an excellent word to rhyme with "drinking." Long before Gogol Bordello, the Tom Waits-besotted rockers all but had the gypsy-alternative market cornered back in the early '90s, when albums li ... More >>
Jake Owen Reliant Stadium March 12, 2013 Jake Owen gave up professional golf for country music. Wonder how much that decision weighed on him. Not much, probably. No idea what kind of golfer he was, but Owen has such an easy charisma and magnetic orientation towards audiences -- most of all of the ... More >>
It's Wednesday afternoon and rainy, and I must be one of the only people who doesn't know where The Hay Merchant is, because after looping around several times at the intersection where it's supposed to be, I don't see a sign anywhere. And I don't see any parking either, just a couple of police cars ... More >>
Hands down, above all of these following music documentaries, Craig's Hlist's two favorite of all-time are The Decline of Western Civilization Part 2: The Metal Years, and The Beatles Anthology. We can watch both on repeat for days and not complain. That will probably all change once we see ... More >>
Relive those Greek glory days (if you had them) at Midtown's Vintage Lounge.
Welcome back to The Five Spot, another new Rocks Off recurrent. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. It's safe to say that, as of right now, Jim James is cock-diesel. Not ... More >>
Fifteen years ago next month, shock-punk hero GG Allin's brief but eventful life came to an end when his wildly overtaxed body had all it could handle and finally gave out after one shot of heroin too many. Naturally, Allin's legend has only grown since then, aided by 1994 documentary Hated: GG Alli ... More >>