This will be the Rocks Off team's fourth Free Press Summer Fest outing since the festival began that summer of 2009.
I remember it well: The small stages, the blistering August heat, The Sword, rolling in the grass with Hippie Mike, all of it. The main stage headliners were Of Montreal, Explosions ... More >>
Aaron Neville: Sun., Dec. 11. House of Blues.
Carbon Leaf, Alpha Rev: Wed., Oct. 26. Fitzgerald's.
Between The Buried And Me, Animals As Leaders: Thu., Nov. 17. House of Blues.
Gunslinger, Black Queen Speaks, Sheila Swift, Tyburn Jig, Tyranny Of Bella: VIP ROOM., Sat., Sept. 10. Verizon W ... More >>
Ludwig GuttenbrunnThe old joke goes something like this:
"Why couldn't they find Beethoven's teacher?"
"Because he was Haydn?"
"No, because they stole his freakin' skull and passed it around for phrenologist to fondle!"
Ok, the old joke stops before the decapitation of one of the greates ... More >>
The Awl writes about Devin the Dude, making fun of the dumbifying of Texas' public-school curriculum.
Today is your last chance to get Summerfest passes for the low, low price of $22.50. They go up at midnight. Prince Paul, who only produced De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising, has signed on to DJ ... More >>
Rocks Off just got off the phone with Free Press Houston editor/publisher Omar Afra, the Bill Graham of Saturday and Sunday's Summer Fest. After disguising himself as "that guy from that punk band you wrote those bad things about" - dude, you're going to have to be more specific than that - Afra ... More >>
All this week, Rocks Off's daily MP3 will spotlight the best and brightest of the local bands gracing this weekend's two-day Free Press Summer Fest indie blowout at Eleanor Tinsley Park. Free Press Houston has assembled quite the lineup, with out-of-towners like Of Montreal, Broken Social Scene ... More >>
Free Press Houston has added Devin the Dude, whom Rocks Off is currently trying to track down for a prospective new feature (email us, mang!) and Prince Paul to its Summer Fest August 8 and 9 in Eleanor Tinsley Park. See FPH's or Pegstar's Web sites for ticket info (hint: it's $7 per day).
Yesterday ... More >>