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Shake Russell

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    A Dozen Houston Highlights From Austin City Limits

    Austin City Limits wasn't always a cultural institution, nor a repository of some of the finest musical performances ever committed to videotape. In the show's earliest days it was an unusual experiment even for public television, and creator Bill Arhos and his staff did not have the benefit of the ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Jack Saunders, Dealer of Grit & Jangle

    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? Jack Saunders is one of Houston's most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Houston's Top 10 Unsung Music Venues

    There's no other way to say this except to say it: Houston has a lot of music venues, a lot of music venues, but most of the high-profile shows around here get routed into a handful of places. This happens for any number of reasons, most of them financial: Very few promoters in town can afford to pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Business as Usual at Music Town CDs & Records, Since 1979

    When James May unlocks the doors to Music Town each day at noon, his little shop on Stuebner Airline across from Klein High School is mainly filled with CDs, new and used vinyl and an enormous amount of cassettes. When he first opened the shop in 1979, the sign actually said "Music Town Records and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The Biggest Houston Bands of 1992

    Researching what the Houston music scene was like 20 years ago has been an eye-opening experience, to put it mildly. In that benighted era, the world was very analog. Musicians could design a gig flyer or type up some lyrics on their computers, maybe fiddle around with some primitive MIDI-type softw ... More >>

  • Music

    February 3, 2011

    Wanted More Dead Than Alive

    Gurf Morlix reflects on compadre Blaze Foley.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2009

    Today: SpringFest in Old Town Spring

    Allison V. Smith/ www.maxstalling.comLots of twangy stuff going on in the North Woods this weekend. Scroll down a bit for the Texas Independence Day in downtown Conroe (starring Mr. "Screw You, We're From Texas" himself, Ray Wylie Hubbard) or, if you prefer, there's SpringFest - including win ... More >>

  • Music

    April 3, 2008

    Houston Music Festivals

    The last three weeks of this month promise to be hard on your wallet, eardrums and liver

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Weekend Music: Sublime Lives (Sort Of)

    One of the stranger stories in recent pop history hits the Meridian tonight in the form of Sublime tribute band Badfish. Tribute bands are nothing new, of course, and it’s been more than a decade since Sublime’s Paul Leary-produced 40 oz. to Freedom became the backbone of modern-rock radio – t ... More >>

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    October 11, 2007
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    September 27, 2007
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    September 26, 2007

    The Houston 100: From Charles Brown to Sippie Wallace

    The Houston 100 continues. Follow the links for numbers 81-90 and 91-100. 80. “Please Come Home for Christmas,” Charles Brown, 1960. A minor hit for Texas City’s Brown, the song has endured for decades to become the second of his Yuletide staples. Think you’re miserable at Christmas? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    The Houston 100: From Mack Hayes to Hersal Thomas

    Below are songs 90-100 from our Houston 100, five-score of the best songs ever from Houston. We will be running these lists ten at a time here on Houstoned Rocks, and we'll unveil the Top 20 tomorrow in the print edition and on the Web site. – John Nova Lomax PS: I have decided to bar all songs m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007

    Shake Russell

    The singer/songwriter still packs ‘em in

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
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    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

    March 29, 2007

    Jack Saunders

    Jack Saunders performs Friday, March 30, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2006

    Bring Back the Jams!

    Greg Levitt Michael Haaga, your 2005 Local Musician of the Year The Music Awards are coming! The Music Awards are coming! To whet your appetite, we put together a list of all the winners of selected categories going back to the inception of the awards in 1990. Who will join this august body of ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2006
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    January 19, 2006

    Eric Taylor

    Saturday, January 21, at Anderson Fair, 2007 Grant, 713-528-8576.

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Dana Cooper

    Made of Mud

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    White By Whitebread No More

    This year's South By Southwest makes room for plenty of local rap. Why can't our rockers get with the program?

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2005
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    December 16, 2004

    New Year's Eve Guide

    Where will you be hoppin' when the ball is droppin'?

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Hothouse Flowers

    Groceries spoil in the heat, while the rest of Houston's music community blossoms

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Reelin' In the Years

    A look back at Houston Press Music Awards of yore

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Big John and Little Joe

    Space City's tallest and shortest musicians rule the 2002 Houston Press Music Awards

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    The Anti-Clapton

    Rocky Hill hopes to find a smooth patch on his rocky road

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Local Rotation

    Local Music Reviewed

  • Calendar

    June 10, 1999
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    June 11, 1998
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    December 4, 1997
  • Music

    July 10, 1997

    Bite This!

    Sink your teeth into the 1997 Houston Press Music Awards

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    June 12, 1997
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    November 28, 1996
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    August 8, 1996

    Sounds Like a Winner!

    1996 Houston Press Music Awards

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    May 23, 1996
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    May 16, 1996
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    February 15, 1996
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    January 4, 1996
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    August 10, 1995
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    August 10, 1995
  • Music

    April 27, 1995
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    October 20, 1994

    Dismounting dead horse

    Michael Haaga splits from Pasadena's premier practitioners of metal

  • Music

    September 1, 1994

    Dana Cooper, Roughly Speaking

    Houston expatriate's at home, on the road and in Nashville

  • Music

    August 25, 1994

    A Taste of the Hellhole

    Justice plans to "reinvest" in the community with a sampler of local bands

  • News

    July 28, 1994

    Hot Sounds in the City

    The 5th Annual Houston Press Music Awards

  • Music

    June 23, 1994

    Burning Down the House

    Arson at the Goat's Head? The latest hippest club, and more.

  • Music

    January 6, 1994

    Folk Ways and Means

    Houston champion Don Sanders and Austin jazzman Tony Campise

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