Sara Fitzgerald

  • Music

    October 17, 2013

    Halls of Fame

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 10 Concert Venues

    As the Houston Press doffs our kudos cap to local institutions great and small in the Best of Houston® 2013 awards, all through October each of our four blogs will be looking beyond the winners of selected categories in a series we like to call "The Rest of the Best." Rocks Off happened to draw Fri ... More >>

  • Music

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    2 Years After Ownership Change, Fitz Is Thriving

    Has it really been two years already since Jagi Katial and Omar Afra became the new owner-operators of Fitzgerald's? Apparently so, because the Free Press Summer Fest partners celebrated their second anniversary at the rickety old live music club on White Oak a couple weeks back with a weekend's wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    As Transition Begins, A Few Fitzgerald's Memories For The Road

    Photos courtesy of Kam FranklinFishbone's Angelo Moore at Fitzgerald's​As Fitzgerald's embarks on a new chapter in its epic history - Saturday's show with Caveman Electric, Peekaboo Theory and others is the last one before shutting down and reopening under new management September 23 - it seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    What If The KTRU And Fitzgerald's Sales Were Reversed?

    ​Rocks Off is quite keen on alternate realities, the kind where The Joker is actually a superhero or Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four. That kind of thing. This summer has seen two of Houston's seemingly most-stable institutions thrown into complete chaos. First, Sara Fitzgerald turned ove ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Train Keeps A-Rollin'

    Aerosmith expects first album in nine years.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Some Fitzgerald's Acts Concerned Over Ownership Change

    Courtesy of The Last Place You LookThe Last Place You Look​Earlier this week, as Rocks Off reported, Free Press Summer Fest partners Omar Afra and Jagi Katial bought Fitzgerald's from the historic Heights venue's longtime owner Sara Fitzgerald. This is exciting news for many fans and local mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Free Press Summer Fest Team Taking Over Fitzgerald's

    4:38 p.m.: UPDATED with more information from Afra. Matthew KeeverThe crowd dances to Brave Combo at Fitzgerald's 33rd anniversary this past Saturday.​Free Press Houston editor/publisher Omar Afra and owner Jagi Katial, the principal figures behind Free Press Summer Fest, announce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Saturday Night: Cadre, Brave Combo And Brains For Dinner At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Matthew KeeverCadre​Cadre, Brave Combo, Brains for Dinner Fitzgerald's July 24, 2010 Some would argue that Reggae is dead, but the youth of Houston would beg to differ. In dramatic fashion on Saturday night, fans, friends and loved ones were all brought to their feet at Fitzgerald's ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Dance Hall Days

    Fitzgerald's Hits the Dirty 30

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Taking Liberty's at Fitzgerald’s

    This week’s big local music news (besides Jana Hunter’s last show before moving to Baltimore) is of course Fitzgerald’s 30th anniversary, starting Thursday with local folksinger supreme Shake Russell, Friday with Fort Worth percussion amoeba Spoonfed Tribe, and Saturday with Denton polka kings ... More >>

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    The Fitz Mix

    Boob hats and ex-husbands

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Fitz's Flick

    Sara Fitzgerald commits her 25 years behind bars to celluloid

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    No Deposit, No Return

    A broom-brandishing KRS-One sweeps away the future of hip-hop at Fitzgerald's

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    CAH? AHA!

    Plus: No Foolin', HGO Curtain Call, Shooting Gallery

  • News

    May 16, 2002

    Doobieous Bust

    Undercover cops infiltrate a pro-pot event, but don't weed out much from the crowd

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Emo-tional Music

    Montrose music gets pushed out towards the Heights

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Wet Nighthawks Cry Foul

    They're deluge-ional, say accused Fitz's and South Beach proprietors

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    The Enforcers

    Unlicensed jukebox music may be the downfall of feisty Sassy's

  • Music

    September 30, 1999


    Local Music News

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    July 22, 1999


    Local Music News

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
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    May 20, 1999
  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Back to the Front

    From blues rock to punk, Fitzgerald's plays what it must to survive

  • Music

    October 27, 1994

    Battling Bootsy

    Mr. Collins balks while the folks at Fitzgerald's talk