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Sara Van Buskirk

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Dwight Taylor Lee, the Wandering Bufalero

    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. Who Are You? "I'm Dwight Taylor Lee, singer/songwriter/producer," Lee introduces himse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Upcoming: Willie Nelson, Local Natives, Fun., The Manichean, Taj Mahal, etc.

    Al Stewart: Fri., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m., $58-$98. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. Alejandro Escovedo: Fri., Nov. 2, 8:30 p.m., $28. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM Road 1488, Conroe. Alex Cuba: Fri., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., $15/$16. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston. Angelspit, Myparasites, C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Weekenders: Tails & Tunes, Los Skarnales, Etc.

    Mango's gets a jump on Cinco de Mayo with its "Cuatro de Mayo" party presented by Rockin' Steady. Cover is only $2, or free with a Social Distortion ticket stub. This could be fun: This month across the street, Numbers is letting one lucky winner create his or her own 15-minute Classic Numbers DJ ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    2011 Music Awards Showcase

    Your guide to the bands and venues.

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Upcoming: Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Peter Bjorn & John, Etc.

    ​Bowling For Soup, The Dollyrots, Sunderland: Fri., Aug. 19. Warehouse Live. Breathe Carolina, Chiodos, I See Stars: Thu., July 28. Warehouse Live. Craig Kinsey, Sara Van Buskirk, Benjamin Wesley: Fri., June 10. Heights Live. The Damned Things: Wed., Aug. 17. House of Blues. The Dead Revo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    The Best Local & Texas Albums Of 2011 (So Far)

    ​Chris Gray: My pick is a dead heat between a pair of Lost Highway albums by a couple of artists who just happen to be appearing at Summer Fest this weekend, Hayes Carll's KMAG YOYO (& Other American Stories) and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears' Scandalous. Though he's been one of my favorit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Five Houston Supergroups We'd Like To See

    Marc BrubakerThe Tontons​Houston has become a cornucopia of musical talent. With so much goodness going on, it would be selfish to wish for more. So here's us, being a selfish ass and daydreaming about what could be Houston's greatest supergroups. MR. X Surf/Spy The first group we imagine wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Last Night: Canned Acoustica II At Warehouse Live

    Southern Backtones' Hank Schyma​Canned Acoustica II Warehouse Live March 3, 2011 Check out our photos of Canned Acoustica II: Acoutstic Boogaloo! It's awfully hard to dog a charity event, especially one donating to a cause as noble as the Houston Food Bank, so Aftermath won't even try. Besid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Friday Night: Holy Fiction, Finnegan & The Shallows At Fitz

    Photos by Kendra BerglundThe Shallows​The Canvas Waiting, Holy Fiction, Finnegan, The Shallows Fitzgerald's February 11, 2011 We're probably preaching to the choir, but were you at Fitzgerald's Friday? What a show... Oh, you were upstairs? Well, you missed out on a diverse consortium of music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    MCM: More Local Music News Than Parties In Cairo

    Todd Spoth​Welcome back to yet another installment of our semi-famous Magnolia City Mixtape. Rocks Off works hard to scrape every barnacle of local music news from our ship that sails the high seas of the Internet - or something like that. Slim Thug welcomed everyone back to Texas for the Sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Upcoming: Wilco, Wilco, Jimmy Buffett, Wilco, Wilco, Etc.

    ​"Canned Acoustica II" With Robert Ellis, Roky Moon, Tyagaraja, Black Queen Speaks, Chase Hamblin, Winter Wallace, Sara Van Buskirk, Ancient Cat Society: Thu., March 3. Warehouse Live. The Canvas Waiting, Holy Fiction, Finnegan, The Shallows: Fri., Feb. 11. Fitzgerald's. Clan Of Xymox: Sat. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Upcoming: Hayes Carll, Menomena, Steve Miller Band, Etc.

    ​Corb Lund: Tue., Feb. 8. McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Come See My Dead Person, Hilary Sloan, Sara Van Buskirk: Fri., Jan. 14. Warehouse Live. The Cutters, The Mahas, Something Fierce: Thu., Feb. 17. The Mink. Davila 666: Mon., March 14. Rudyard's. Hayes Carll: Tue., March 1. McGonigel's Mucky ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
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    November 30, 2010

    Upcoming: Bun B, Grace Potter, Warpaint, Yanni, Etc.

    ​"The 14th Annual Townes Van Zandt Wake": Sat., Jan. 1. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe. Anarchitex, Linus Pauling Quartet, Omotai: Sat., Dec. 18. Rudyard's. Blind Guardian, Seven Kingdoms, Holy Grail.: Wed., Dec. 15. Warehouse Live. "Canned Acoustica" With Robert Ellis, Tyagaraja, Black Queen S ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010
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    August 3, 2010

    Upcoming: D.R.I., Neon Indian, LCD Soundsystem, Texas Tornados, Etc.

    ​The American Heist, Hell City Kings, Blackmarket Syndicate, All At Sea: Sat., Sept. 4. Walter's on Washington. Atlanta Rhythm Section: Sun., Nov. 14. Dosey Doe Coffee Company. Best Coast: Sat., Nov. 6. Fitzgerald's. Blitzen Trapper: Tue., Oct. 12. House of Blues. Bring Me The Horizon, Au ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Sara Van Buskirk, Tough As Nails, Likes Whisky Neat

    Marc Brubaker​ This weekend, local singer-songwriter Sara Van Buskirk releases her debut LP, The Place Where You Are, after a few years of on-and-off tinkering. It's a riveting work, built around her muscular voice and backed by a stellar cast of Houston pickers and players. The ten-track album is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    A Few Possible Cures For Rocks Off's Acute "Can't Stay Home" Syndrome

    Lev Kuperman/ myspace.com/viaaudio​ Monday night, an obviously delirious Rocks Off found ourselves upstairs at the Mink's Backroom instead of where we should have been, home in bed asleep. We enjoyed high-energy/lo-fi trio Vivian Girls, but at this point we are starting to realize we may have a pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: Two for Dave Rask

    When he was walking this Earth, playing music for friends and family, Dave Rask's favorite haunt was Avant Garden. The tone of his guitar and his voice seemed to always suit the surroundings. The place is boho, tender and lived-in, just like the man's songs were. Many forget that Rask had a backgrou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Things to Do This Weekend If You're (Almost) Broke: "Thriller" at Midnight at Numbers, Free Tickets and More

    What's the best thing about going to see live music? Frickin' air conditioning, because even the dingiest dive will be pumping out some sort cooled air to calm down all you crybabies who forgot sometime after Ms. Pelz's tenth-grade IPC class that we live in a humid-as-shit subtropical climate ne ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 25, 2008

    2008 HOUSTON PRESS NEW YEAR'S EVE GUIDE

    Kiss 2008 goodbye in style

  • Year End

    December 18, 2008

    HOUSTON PRESS NEW YEAR'S EVE GUIDE

    Kiss 2008 goodbye in style

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