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Peter Case

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    November 25, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Gary Clark Jr., Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, etc.

    High on Fire House of Blues, November 25 Wrenching Motorhead's classic speed-thrash into new dimensions of brutality and doom, High on Fire also packs its songs with nasty imagery like pestilence, plague, vermin and "Bastard Samurai" to go with the spectacular album art. Across five albums, the Oak ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Peter Case: Ex-Plimsoul Heads Back to San Francisco's Beatnik Nights

    Old-school punk impresario, power-pop godfather, and singer-songwriter extraordinaire Peter Case (The Nerves, The Plimsouls) continues to thrive on the weary road, armed with a sense of honesty and history in the newfangled digital era. Rocks Off spoke with him recently before he arrives in Houston ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Upcoming: Big Freedia, Hall & Oates, A Place To Bury Strangers, RZA, Etc.

    3rd Annual Red Cat Jazz Festival: Sat., Oct. 6, 1 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 7, 1 p.m., $30-$100. Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway St., Pearland. Aaron Lewis: Fri., Nov. 30, 7 p.m., $35.00-$65.00. Nutty Jerry's (Winnie), 18291 Englin Road, Winnie. Asher Roth: Wed., Nov. 7, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Bronze Peacoc ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Last Night: Marshall Crenshaw & The Bottle Rockets At The Continental Club

    Marshall Crenshaw, The Bottle Rockets Continental Club April 22, 2012 Sunday's Marshall Crenshaw/Bottle Rockets show again raised the question of whether Houston fans of intelligent, literate rock and roll should be disappointed that our city isn't more interested in this kind of music, or whether ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    Half a Paycheck

    Dave Alvin is an inveterate troubadour and staunch advocate for Houston's blues history.

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    June 30, 2011

    Rocks Off's Punk Professor Pens Vitriol-Filled Book

    ​To a casual viewer, punk rock flyers and gig posters can be as violent, messy and discordant as as the music they advertise. But to David Ensminger, who's been these paper artifiacts since at least the 1990s, the flyers are a part of the history and folklore of the punk culture. His new book, ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Last Night: Peter Case At McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    Photos by David Ensminger​Peter Case McGonigel's Mucky Duck June 28, 2011 Surviving 40 years of rock and roll is not nearly the same as embodying it, preserving artful, poetic, and transcendent song forms that persevere as the world unveils socio-political and cultural shifts, religious uphea ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Uncovering Peter Case: The Rocks Off Interview

    Julie EnsmingerPeter Case at Cactus Music last year​"I was always sort of not interested in what my generation was doing," Peter Case told Rocks Off 10 years ago after flipping through Louvin Bros. compact discs at a now-defunct bookstore in Sugar Land, surrounded by car dealerships, business ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011
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    June 23, 2011
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    July 29, 2010

    Million Miles Away

    Plimsouls rocker Peter Case bounces back from heart ­surgery.

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    January 7, 2010
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    December 10, 2009

    O'Brien's Song

    After years of fighting everybody and anybody, now the ornery, annoying civil rights activist has to concentrate on fighting for his life.

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    September 17, 2009
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    August 5, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: My Son, the Guitar-Slinger

    William Michael SmithLance Smith (left) and Mike Stinson​ LOM grew up in the oil patch, made a good living in it, saw the world because of it. So it made sense to want our son, Lance, to grow up to be a petroleum engineer. Alas, it was not to be. Now he's a guitar player. Two years into the petrol ... More >>

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    July 31, 2009

    Things to Do This Weekend If You're (Almost) Broke

    Friday​Newly crowned Best Indie Rock winners Spain Colored Orange bring their florid psych-pop to the Contemporary Arts Museum's monthly Steel Lounge Underground, with Gracie Chavez and a showdown between Sasha Braverman and Henry Chow. 8 p.m., free. Houston industrial fiend Mike Terror menaces at ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009
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    June 22, 2009

    Aftermath: The Krayolas at Cactus Music

    Photos by Chris Gray The coolest band in Houston this weekend couldn't find a club or venue to play. Not at night, anyway - San Antonio's the Krayolas did manage to play Dan Electro's during Saturday afternoon's live broadcast of KPFT's Joe's Roadhouse, and Cactus Music an hour or two thereafter. If ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: A Tribute to Chris Gaffney

    Chris Gaffney Right on the heels of Wednesday's announcement of Vanguard's new Doug Sahm tribute album comes Yep Roc's tribute to Chris Gaffney, The Man of Somebody's Dreams. Ironically, it includes some of the same high-profile roots artists who pay tribute to Sahm: Dave Alvin, Los ... More >>

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    December 13, 2007
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    December 6, 2007
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    August 16, 2007
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    July 10, 2006
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    January 1, 2004

    Colorado River Blues

    For New Mexico-bred singer-songwriter Eric Hisaw, the move to Austin is just starting to pay

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    September 25, 2003

    Peter Case

    Friday, September 26

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    May 7, 1998
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    February 26, 1998

    Alone Together

    For songwriters Victoria Williams and Mark Olson, the fast lane ends in Joshua Tree

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    February 12, 1998
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    August 28, 1997
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    June 27, 1996
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