"Houston had a special message for me as a young musician, and it came directly through Lightnin' Hopkins," John Sebastian says from his home in New York. But the former front man of the '60s band the Lovin' Spoonful and solo artist didn't just get the Houston vibe through the music of the storied ... More >>
Houston promoters Pegstar launch a new series of benefit shows this weekend.
"Thanks Bob! Thanks for having Bob Fest!" Neil Young enthuses at one point during his set at the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert. And though methinks that the October 1992 show at Madison Square Garden paying tribute to the Bard of Hibbing was due more to the planning of Columbia Records than t ... More >>
Margo Timmins and Cowboy Junkies slide into town tonight for their first Houston gig in quite a while. It seems everyone Lonesome, Onry and Mean has talked to about them remembers their gig at Numbers back in the day. We recently had a wide-ranging, one-hour-plus interview with Timmins, most ... More >>
The 1969 Texas International Pop Festival
Who knew three days of peace & music would oppress us for 40 years? (Plus: this movie)
The Old Balladeer
Americana prospers in the northern suburbs
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
Raj Pickens hips Houston to his "acoustic Gap Band" sounds
How deep is your love for the Bee Gees?