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Shawn Colvin

  • Music

    March 20, 2014

    Copycats

    Houston promoters Pegstar launch a new series of benefit shows this weekend.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Bob Dylan's Star-Studded "Halftime Show" Gets Deluxe Treatment

    "Thanks Bob! Thanks for having Bob Fest!" Neil Young enthuses at one point during his set at the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert. And though methinks that the October 1992 show at Madison Square Garden paying tribute to the Bard of Hibbing was due more to the planning of Columbia Records than t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Musicians' Five Greatest Drunken Moments

    For better or worse, I recently began to think about my last three birthdays in a row and realized that I've been blackout drunk throughout all three. It's not something I do often, but when my friends and I get together for a special occasion, it turns into something akin to The Hangover. Which I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Upcoming: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Keith Sweat, Shaggy, Fantasia, etc

    Abiotic: With Allegaeon, Rivers of Nihil., Wed., August 21, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002. Asleep at the Wheel: Sat., October 5, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774. Band of Heathens: Sat., July 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Jailhouse Rock: When Artists Face Hard Time

    Nothing earns an musician instant street cred quite like a night or two in the pokey. It's basically a rite of passage -- a guarantee that if you sign up for the public eye, you will, indeed, screw it up at least once in order to delight us with your antics. From the likes of good ol' boys like Mer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Upcoming: Geoff Tate, Jill Scott, Action Bronson, Propain, Two Gallants, Etc.

    The 71's: Sat., Sept. 15, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music & Video, 2110 Portsmouth St., Houston. Action Bronson: Sat., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., $15/$23. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston. Another Run, The Soapbox Revolution: Sun., Sept. 23, 8 p.m., $5/$10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Ol Dirty Bastard: 6 Reasons We Sure Miss That Guy

    Ol' Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan is the only rapper to use his welfare card as an album cover; and the only rapper to take America along with him as he used the card to pick up his welfare check. Ol Dirty Bastard was a breakout star on the Wu-Tang Clan's debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Top 10 Carole King Songs Written for Other Artists

    Carole King is a woman who has played a major part in creating numerous classic hit songs. She has helped to shape popular music since she and then-husband Gerry Goffin (they divorced in 1968) wrote "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" in 1961. Her songs have been covered by such diverse artists as Smokey Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett Praise Houston On NPR

    npr.org​Monday around lunchtime, local singer-songwriter and multiple 2010 HPMA nominee Lee Alexander emailed us that Steve Earle and Lyle Lovett were being interviewed together on NPR's World Cafe. Not only that, he added, both men were saying lots of nice things about Houston, where - in cas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Complete List of Texas' 2010 Grammy Nominees

    ​Rocks Off was pretty sure we missed a few Texas (or Texas-connected) artists in Thursday's writeup of the 2010 Grammy nominees, and it turns out we were right. We don't even remember scrolling past some of these categories over at Grammy.com, to be honest, but thanks to the Texas Music Office's C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Another Rock Mag Bites The Dust: Performing Songwriter Says Goodbye

    Print publications focusing on music continue to fall like pine trees in a hurricane. The latest to close its doors is 16-year-old Performing Songwriter. Editor/publisher Lydia Hutchison announced Wednesday that the June issue would be the last. The magazine joins No Depression, Blender and Count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: "Killing the Blues" with Plant and Krauss

    Led Zeppelin shouter Robert Plant and country/pop vocalist Alison Krauss seem like a highly unlikely duo. When I heard they'd made an album together called Raising Sand, the pairing seemed so odd I didn't really even want to hear it. I thought their two voices would clash like Lucinda Williams and R ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009
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    January 20, 2009

    MySpaced Out: Finland Twangs!

    Frida Hyvönen We all know Helsinki rocks; that's a given. But to pigeonhole the Finnish music scene as nothing but one huge population of Laika and the Cosmonauts headbangers would be a mistake. While Finland certainly stands shoulder to shoulder with Sweden and Denmark when it comes to steroidal r ... More >>

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Shawn Colvin

    These Four Walls

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Van Gogh with a Resonator

    Remembering Chris Whitley, the universal bluesman

  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Charlie In Charge

    Sexton has gone from child roots rocker to Spin cover boy to Dylanesque bard

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Dishing the Dirt on Dirty

    We chronicle the greatest moments of Ol' Dirty Bastard

  • Music

    May 27, 2004

    Darden Smith

    Circo (Dualtone Records)

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    The Power of Three

    Lawndale presents a trio of weird, wacky and wonderful exhibits

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    Maura O'Connell

    Saturday, July 27

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    He Saw the Light

    Songwriter John Gorka finds it's always darkest before the dawn

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Green Party

    A child of the liberal folk movement, Dar Williams isn't above rocking out

  • Music

    September 16, 1999

    Rotation

    New Releases Reviewed

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    March 11, 1999
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    January 14, 1999
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    July 23, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 16 - 22, 1998

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    April 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 2-8, 1998

  • Music

    August 28, 1997
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    July 31, 1997

    Lilith Fair-ness

    Sarah McLachlan had a brainchild, and it was a girl

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
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    April 24, 1997

    Fixed Up

    Shawn Colvin's made A Few Small Repairs, and she's ready to show them off

  • Music

    October 31, 1996
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    October 10, 1996
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    October 10, 1996
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    September 5, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    May 30, 1996
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    February 8, 1996
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    May 4, 1995
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    December 8, 1994

    Trish Sans Darin

    All America mourns as Houston's winsome sibling duo calls it quits

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