Baauer: With Danny Brown., Tue., April 9, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Bad Company: With Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Stone Cherry., Thu., July 11, 7 p.m., $21.00-$100.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, Spring.
Benoit Pioulard: With IDYL, Marshall Wal ... More >>
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast.
The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
That's right folks, it's ACL Music Festival time again in Texas, and Rocks Off will be flying to Austin on the private Rocks Off jet this weekend to cover the fest from Friday until the last notes of "Give It Away" at the end of the Red Hot Chili Peppers set on Sunday night.
That's my way of telli ... More >>
The Tontons, Quiet Company, Featherface
Warehouse Live Studio
September 1, 2012
Rewind: The Tontons Are Deemed Buzzworthy By MTV, Playing PopMontreal
It's hard to put my finger on why, but Saturday felt like the most important night for local music since at least Friday's Grandfather Child hoedown ... More >>
Just this morning, MTV's Buzzworthy site decided to show the world the Tontons and their track "Golden", which was easily one of the best things about 2011. Bun B and myself decided it one night at a food truck.
That's how things happen in Houston.
Great, now these guys and girl will never play ... More >>
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra: Tue., Sept. 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
Another Run, Square And Compass: Mon., July 23, 11 p.m., Free. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston.
Asleep At The Wheel: Fri., Aug. 10, 8:30 p.m., $88-$128. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 2591 ... More >>
More FPSF 2012 Coverage:
• Summer Fest line-up reviews on the Rocks Off blog.
• Free Press Summer Fest 2012: The Sexy, Sweaty Crowds
• Popsicles and Pizza: The Food of Summer Fest
• FPSF: The Bands from Saturday
• FPSF: The Bands from Sunday
Nathan Smith: The best part of Summer Fest Day ... More >>
The Austin City Limits Music Festival burned the midnight oil overnight, announcing the 2012 lineup at precisely 12:01 a.m. Mercifully, all the rumor-spreading and speculation is now at an end and people can either go about the business of buying $200 three-day passes or shutting the hell up about R ... More >>
That guy, Lee Fields (above), is playing the Continental Club with his band the Expressions. Tonight. Some of Fields' songs include "The Bull Is Coming," "She's a Lovemaker" and "The Funky Screw." Could get steamy. Locals Nick Gaitan & the Umbrella Man open, and should have a new album out any day n ... More >>
Blind Pilot: Sun., July 15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.
The Bouncing Souls, The Menzingers, Luther: Sat., June 23. Fitzgerald's
The Bright Light Social Hour: Fri., May 25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
Broncho: Thu., June 28. Fitzgerald's
Cassandra Wilson: Sat., Oct. 20. C ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseTo Rocks Off's eternal anoyance, we can't be everywhere at once, so Saturday we had to fall on our sword and skip the sold-out Toadies show at House of Blues. This time... we won't let them come back without seeing them, promise. Especially since the general opinion among ... More >>
Among this week's Distant Early Warnings comes Jay Reatard, who is set to hit Walter's "Possibly Still" On Washington December 8. The art-damaged garage-rocker recently pissed on (and pissed off) his backing band at Goner Fest 6 in Memphis. It's hard to tell exactly why the things happened in the v ... More >>