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Pat Green

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Rolling Stone's Ridiculous Top 100 Country Songs: The Second Half

    Given the spread and the appeal-to-all-age-groups nature of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time," the possibility that the list was computer-generated seems more and more likely. Either that, or Rolling Stone is farming out its country blog to Best in Texas magazine? There are ... More >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Excess of Talent: Meet Austin Super-Ensemble the Eightysixxed

    If Lonesome, Onry and Mean was a betting man, we'd bet our entire bankroll that while Warehouse Live or Fitz are filled to capacity with folks checking out the latest hyped-up, flash-in-the-pan, cover-of-Paste-magazine band that's been in existence, oh, at least a year or two, Austin's worn and weat ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    Two Tons of Steel Unafraid to Cuss While Coming Unraveled

    Two decades and 11 albums later, Two Tons of Steel is still out tearing up the Texas blacktop with a hefty touring schedule that currently includes road-testing some new material from their soon-to-be released album, Unraveled. "It's really the best thing Two Tons has ever done and Lloyd Maines pro ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    A Full Dance Card

    The 2013 RodeoHouston lineup reflects Houston, not Texas.

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    January 8, 2013

    Rodeo Touches Every Corner of Pop Universe, Almost Misses Texas

    I live too far away from the coasts to care about Coachella all that much, and have done far too much time in both the ACL and SXSW trenches to get too excited about anything that happens in far west Houston anymore. So instead, I have started looking forward to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's ... More >>

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    October 2, 2012

    Kevin Fowler Keeps Hangin' In and Hangin' On

    Texas country rocker Kevin Fowler doesn't just have a new record label, he's also got a brand new back-to-the-basics kind of attitude. Shortly after Fowler signed with Lyric Street Records in 2010, the record label shut its doors, and Fowler was transferred to the label's parent company, Disney Mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Upcoming: Candlebox, Lower Dens, Jerry Jeff Walker, Murder By Death, M83, Etc.

    Candlebox: Sat., June 23, 8 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. The Casualties, Nekromantix, Down By Law, Lower Class Brats: Mon., July 30, 6 p.m., $16/$17. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. Chino Y Nacho: Sun., May 20, 8 p.m., $29.50-$39.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, ... More >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Upcoming: Bun B, Chris Brown, Lucinda Williams, Maze, Saxon, Etc.

    ​"9th Annual Ziegenbock Music Festival" With Eli Young Band, Dierks Bentley, Roger Creager, Bob Schneider, Robert Ellis, Folk Family Revival: Sat., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park. Austra, Cloud Nothings: Sat., Nov. 5. Fitzgerald's. Andrew Karnavas & Runaway Sun: Wed ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Better Than Ezra Succeeding On Their Own Terms

    Rick Olivier​It's been a hot minute since we've heard from '90s hitmakers Better Than Ezra, but they've reconvened over the last year, releasing their seventh album Paper Empire and embarking on a "Road to Mardi Gras" tour which winds down New Years Eve in the band's hometown of New Orleans. ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    RIP, Bob Guccione: Five Texan Penthouse Pets, In Your Honor

    Teagan Presley, a Texan Penthouse Pet​Hair Balls is wearing sackcloth and ashes today in memory of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione, who shuffled off to the Great Stiffie in the Sky Wednesday at age 79.Maybe our sense of loss comes from the fact that we're old enough to remember ye ol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    Austin City Limits Festival Releases Preshow, Aftershow Lineups

    ​This morning C3 Concerts, the folks behind the Austin City Limits Music Festival, announced the schedule for the pre- and after-show gigs surrounding the festival. As with this past March's SXSW, those without official credentials aren't totally being shut out of the fun. Starting Wednesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas: "Palo Duro"

    View Five States of Texas in a larger map As any proud Texan can tell you, the Lone Star State is entitled constitutionally to split into five states if it so wishes. The scenario has rarely been more in the news than it has relatively recently, when Gov. Rick Perry played to the wingnut gallery in ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Texas Music Will Solve Everything! Thanks, Ed!

    Photo by aznviolaguyOkay, Ed, if you insist. We've been lax in our examinations of Ed Shane's monthly Flack Fest, Best in Texas, lately. Let's rectify that. In the January issue, publisher Shane led off with this sterling bit of advice as the national and world economies fell apart. "Be careful. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Under the Volcano Calls Out the Rodeo

    Under the Volcano has announced new bookings for March. Owner Pete Mitchell is launching what he hopes to turn into an annual month-long series to run during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. "I haven't come up with a name for it yet - the Anti-Rodeo Series, the Real Country Series, somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Tonight: Scott Miller and Mike McClure at McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    Scott Miller, "Drunk All Around This Town" Long ago, Scott Miller had a brief essay on his website about playing writers-in-the-round gigs. In his eyes, such shows come down to you, the one good, talented, brilliant songwriter sitting there silently wishing these other hacks would finish t ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008
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    November 13, 2008
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    June 11, 2008
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    May 29, 2008
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    January 7, 2008

    Giddyup!: Full RodeoHouston Lineup Announced

    John Fogerty: Hannah who?!? After teasing the thousands of Houstonians left out in the cold by Hannah Montana and her mysterious alter ego Miley Cyrus’ November concert at the microscopic Toyota Center, RodeoHouston confirmed this morning that the duo, who for some reason have never been photogra ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Doug Supernaw

    Former country superstar. Now starring in a courtroom near you.

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    November 30, 2006

    Macon Greyson

    When Ray Wylie Hubbard was recording young Buddy Huffman in an Austin studio with the cream of pickers that town has to offer, Huffman was already thinking about forming a band to play the songs and promote the record. He asked Hubbard what to call the band and the Wylie Llama of Texas music drawled ... More >>

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    November 25, 2004
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    September 23, 2004
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    May 13, 2004
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    April 29, 2004

    Queer Eye for the Country Guy

    Have today's C&W stars been consulting with the Fab Five?

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Stone Country

    Sean Reefer and the Resin Valley Boys spark up some primo Western swing and trad C&W

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    August 14, 2003

    Racket

    Country Legends 97.1 takes over as the number one C&W station in town

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    RIP, KIKK

    A redneck institution drowns in a flood of syrupy smooth jazz

  • Music

    September 5, 2002

    Identity Crisis

    Mary Cutrufello's leaving makes us wonder: Is your band a Krogers, Randalls or a Fiesta?

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Pure Spunk

    Del Rio-bred Radney Foster is a cowpunk both on stage and off

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    December 7, 2000

    Keeping Good Company

    Jack Ingram takes his rightful place in the long line of masterful Texas singer-songwriters

  • News

    July 20, 2000
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    May 27, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 27 - June 2, 1999

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    May 20, 1999

    Rise Up, Texas

    Robert Earl Keen leadsTexas acts on tour

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    December 31, 1998
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