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Pat Green

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Country Stars Who Live In Texas

    By Chris Gray and Matthew Keever HONORABLE MENTION: SUNNY SWEENEY Thus far mainstream success has eluded Sunny Sweeney, but not for lack of either talent or trying. According to her Facebook page, Sweeney (a former standup comic) has now played the Grand Ole Opry 41 times but continues to reside in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Ex-Black Crowe Luther Dickinson Has Plenty "Mojo, Mojo" of His Own

    If the general rules of parent/child relationships hold, most members of the latter group will find the former's music tastes "uncool" at some point. However, how can that be the case when your dad is Luther Dickinson, the rock/country/blues singer-guitarist and current solo artist, member of the N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    The Nine Worst Live Acts We've Ever Seen

    Rocks Off is not going to lie. The prospect of getting into concerts for free is what leads many people to become music writers/reviewers in the first place. Though it's not true of everyone, we've generally found that with experience comes plenty of practice in the art of grading on a curve. But n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Match the Anticipated Crowds For Selected RodeoHouston Concerts

    This week's RodeoHouston lineup announcement officially kicked off 2013 for Houston's party people and rodeo fans. The lineup is dependable as always, with your standard country acts, classic-rockers, kiddie-pop acts, R&B, and norteño offerings making up the month of music. Sadly, once again this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    20 Essential Texas Albums From 2012

    One of the quiet pleasures of (finally) putting 2012 to bed is mop-up duty. All year, I tried to keep a running list of albums released by Texas-based or Texas-related performers that I enjoyed listening to. Sunday night, I tallied them up. For some reason, besides that we've already handled the ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: T.S.O.L., Girl In a Coma, Etc.

    The true sounds of liberty since 1978, whether those sounds are Black Flag-ish hardcore or Danzig-like mook-rock, the decidedly gothic T.S.O.L. sprang from the surfer's paradise of Huntington Beach, Calif., and palled around with the Damned and Dead Kennedys before helping their younger SoCal siblin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Pat Green: "I Don't Feel Like I Needed Rebooting"

    Did Pat Green save country music? That is a contentious question no matter on which side of the Red River you're standing, but it's also a little beside the point. Nurtured by the storytelling culture of legendary Central Texas singer-songwriter rooms like New Braunfels' Gruene Hall and San Marcos' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Pat Green: "We're Still Totally In the Mix"

    Earlier this morning, Rocks Off talked to Texas country star Pat Green, who plays the Coastal Conservation Association's "Concert for Conservation" Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park with his hero Jerry Jeff Walker, Sammy Kershaw, Gene Watson, and a few others. After more than a decade as both one ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    A Cold Shot At Brittmoore Ice House

    It's not always about the music out there in Lonesome, Onry and Mean's world. For instance, two nights ago we drove to west Houston near the I-10/Beltway 8 intersection to hear local bluesman John McVey & the Stumble play at a cool little venue called the Brittmoore Ice House. This fine establish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    The Five Most Texan Types Of Music

    ​Happy San Jacinto Day, fellow Texans and people who wish they were; i.e. everyone else. If you don't know why today is special, shame on you. But since us Texans are a friendly sort, allow Rocks Off to fill you in. On April 21, 1836, Texian forces under Gen. Sam Houston (aka "Big Drunk") lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Pat Green Or Monkeys Riding Dogs? A July 4 Dilemma Solved

    ​Sunday, the City of Houston will celebrate our fine country's independence from the Redcoats in the same way it does every single other year, with the self-proclaimed "Largest Land-Based Fireworks Show in the Nation," Freedom Over Texas. This year, the festival's blander-than-white-bread head ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Armadillo Palace Branching Out Beyond Yee-Haw Texas Music

    facebook.com/ArmadilloPalace​Don't look now, but subtle changes are occurring with the music lineup at Goode's Armadillo Palace. Long one of the bastions of the Texas music scene associated with the likes of Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager, this week finds fresh blood - honky-tonker M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Post-Apocalyptic Videos, Rap Cartoons And Plenty Of Punk History

    Catastrophic Skies (extended cut) from Chase Rees on Vimeo. • Pale, the mainstream-y dark rock band from Houston, has a new video out for their song "Catostrophic Skies," featuring a high-concept post-apocalyptic motorcycle gang. It's kinda goofy. But hell, look at those production values. • L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Beaumont Weatherman Busts Rhyme; Ryan Seacrest Approves

    ​ Somebody call Swishahouse. Rocks Off has spent a fair amount of time in the Golden Triangle over the years, and the live-music options in the greater Beaumont-Port Arthur area are usually somewhat limited. In the next couple of weeks, for example, if you're not a fan of Pat Green, hillbilly hard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    KISS Brings "Hottest Show On Earth" (Duh) To Woodlands

    Jay Lee​ KISS returns to Houston for the second time in less than a year September 17. This time the monstrously monolithic classic-rockers will be gracing the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for a tour they are calling the "Hottest Show on Earth." A local on-sale date will no doubt be announced s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Artist Of The Week: Partying Beaumont-Style With Hellbilly Hellions The U-Joints

    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 sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​ Here are some things that ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Nashville Royalty Waylon Payne Plays Mucky Duck Thursday

    The son of music royalty - his father is Willie Nelson guitarist Jody Payne, his mother was Nashville hitmaker Sammi Smith of "Help Me Make It Through the Night" fame - Waylon Payne is one of the best of the new breed of Nashville's young writers in Nashville. So good, in fact, he's nominated for a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009

    Lone Star Motorcycle Rally

    Bikes take over Galveston Island

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Right-Wing Gun Nuts Ain't the Only Ones Who Can Reload

    ​ We knew it would happen, we just didn't know it would take so long. The so-called Texas music (and right-wing) lunatic fringe has finally located us and zeroed in on Lonesome, Onry and Mean. They've got their self-righteous gun-nut editorial Uzis a-blazin' like a shootout at the OK Corral over o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Best In Texas and Pat Green's "Grownup" New Album

    As anyone with half a clue knows, Best in Texas magazine is little more than a low-rent People, an open public-relations channel for Texas music performers and labels with the bucks to sit at the table. About the only difference between People and BiT is that, instead of Britney Spears or Tom Cruise ... More >>

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Ben Mallott at McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    With its outrageous cowboy boots and fringed pant legs, the cover of Sugar Land native Ben Mallott's Look Good, Feel Good had just enough of the bells and whistles to make me think this could be another Texas music wannabe floating along on his Undecided/General Studies degree and daddy's money. But ... More >>

  • Music

    January 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    RodeoHouston Announces Complete 2009 Lineup

    Lady Antebellum RodeoHouston announced the remainder of its 2009 concert calendar this morning, a lineup that includes several old standbys - although, once again, no George Strait (boo) - and a few first-timers. Making their rodeo debuts this year are Beyonce's little sister Solange (March 6, part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Lonesome, Onry and Mean: Pat Green's Instant Karma

    [Ed. note: Turns out this story was exaggerated just a bit. Wishful thinking, maybe? See the comments for the clarification. We decided to leave this up because it's still hilarious.] I’ve written so much negative stuff about Pat Green that I’ve kinda put that away as something that’s be ... More >>

  • Music

    August 7, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 1, 2008

    Weekend Music: Does Humpty Hump Still Like His Oatmeal Lumpy?

    We all knew the Proletariat would go out with a bang and it’s well on its way; the club reportedly stopped letting people in at 11:30 p.m. at last night’s Rock Box finale. Honestly, if things like the Pro’s light fixtures, bathroom mirrors and stage equipment are in decent shape at tomorrow ni ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Cory Morrow & Eli Young Band

    Former Houstonian ups his game

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    Pat Green

    Cannonball

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Hope Springs Eternal

    A northern suburb tops our third installment of rating greater Houston's taste in music

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Macon Greyson

    Friday, April 29, at the Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Freeway, 713-977-1962.

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Crapped Out

    After his latest CD, few of Pat Green's fans are feeling like Lucky Ones

  • Music

    July 29, 2004
  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Defending the Dirty Thirty

    And coping with Yankee slander

  • Music

    January 22, 2004
  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    The Mavericks

    Saturday, December 6

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    A Kinky Kind of Campaign?

    Friedman may be just the one to muss up Guv Goodhair's re-election plan

  • Calendar

    September 18, 2003

    Festivus Maximus

    The Austin City Limits Music Festival's got a roster that won't quit

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003

    Downtown's Got Soulphilia

    A superbad shindig at Dean's

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    F.Co

    The King of Texas (F.Co Music Management)

  • Dining

    February 27, 2003

    College Throwback

    The Ocean Grill's Salty Dog

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Down-Home Brew

    Learning to speak wino, and other lessons from the road, with Eleven Hundred Springs

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    Greg Wood

    Ash Wednesday (Stag)

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Owen Temple

    Right Here and Now (El Paisano)

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Toro! Toro! Toro!

    Home to pop queens and dance hall kings, Texas is still bullish about the music market

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Birth of a Texas Bar Band

    Named after a beer, Honeybrowne strives to be more

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Racket

    Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    A KIKK in the Pants

    The new "Houston's Country Alternative" has got 'em waiting, worried at KPFT

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