All My Friends - Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman 2CD/1DVD Rounder Records What sometimes gets lost in consideration of Gregg Allman's career - both with the Allman Brothers band and as a solo artist - is the actual quality of his songwriting. The melodies, the lyrics - though it's all ... More >>
Lost Austin legends the True Believers give it another go.
Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Sometimes a hunch will pay off. Kimber ... More >>
Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. UPDATED (Thursday, 6:30 p.m.) Corrects the ... More >>
Our second installment of Houston connections in the recently published second edition of The Encyclopedia of Country Music is a truly monumental list of writers, performers and performances that show that while Houston may not have been the musical business center that Nashville became, the Bayou C ... More >>
Robert Plant remembers Houston. In September 2008, the former Led Zeppelin singer and Allison Krauss were scheduled to play the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion behind their multiple Grammy-winning (and downright spectacular) Raising Sand album, but Hurricane Ike had other ideas, severely dam ... More >>
Photos by Reg BurnsIt's not often the Wednesday-night act at Under the Volcano arrives with special guests in tow, but local songstress/honky-tonk goddess Leslie Sloan presented Californian Heather Myles to the Houston music crowd last night. If you call 25 totally mesmerized honky-tonk fanati ... More >>
Nashville lifer is nobody's dummy
Ten of the year's most timeless records
Saturday, September 16, at Borski's Tavern, 16245 Highway 75 North, Willis, 936-344-6212
Ride the north wind down to see Kathleen Edwards
Free from drugs, Chris Duarte is back producing turbocharged blues-rock
Marcia Ball signs with Alligator and gets a new groove on
L'il Brian Terry drags zydeco into the hip-hop era by mixing it with rap
Local Jimmy "T-99" Nelson sets the blues straight
Local hero Joe "Guitar" Hughes knows success takes more than talent
Can Nashville's creative underbelly save country from Music Row?
A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!
Classical? Country? In the hands of fiddler Mark O'Connor, it's one thing: music.
Four decades after his first record, Solomon Burke is still in the studio -- and still in God's arms
Inherited Road is another good thing from Houston's Kimberly M'Carver
Iris DeMent keeps it simple
Geno Delafose infuses zydeco with new energy
Tish Hinojosa hops from one style, and company, to another
Roy Ames and his Home Cooking records have spread the sound of Houston blues around the world. Some local musicians are wondering why he hasn't spread more of the wealth as well.