Subject:

Ronnie Dawson

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    The Ugly Beats Pick 10 Rare Texas '60s 45s

    The Ugly Beats aren't nearly as self-consciously cool as many of their Austin musical neighbors, because they don't need to be. Honed by a decade or so of near-constant gigging at 512-area nightspots such as Hotel Vegas, Beerland and the Carousel Lounge, the quintet's garage-pop is as sincere as it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Furor To Frenzy: HPMAers Plump, Two Star, Tramps, Runaway Sun

    [When last we left Nick Hall, he was dodging "mandannas" after some surprise Louvin Brothers from Robert Ellis and friends.] Photos by GroovehouseSticky and tight: Plump.​Stepping out into the heat just long enough to see that Runaway Sun hasn't started up at the main stage, Aftermath dashes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    A Musical Guide to Post-Secession Texas, Part 2: "Trinity"

    [Note: This week Rocks Off is looking at the musical heritage, highs and lows, for each of the five possible states that might result should Texas secede from the U.S. like Gov. Rick Perry wants it to. Yesterday we began with the Panhandle/West Texas "Palo Duro" territory; today it's northeastern qu ... More >>

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Various Artists

    Rockin' Bones: 1950s Punk & Rockabilly

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Heybale

    Saturday, October 15, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.

  • Music

    January 6, 2005
  • News

    January 22, 2004
  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    May 10, 2001

    The Big D

    Dallas's Blond Bomber levels audiences with his get-down roots rock

  • Music

    August 26, 1999
  • Calendar

    July 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 2 - 8, 1998

  • Music

    May 14, 1998
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    August 22, 1996
  • Music

    November 24, 1994

    Ray Stevens Lives!!!

    Todd Snider's novelty tunes will tickle your jaded fancy

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