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Sonny Landreth

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    June 17, 2013

    Houston's Best Concerts This Week: Robin Kirby, C.J. Chenier, The Suffers, etc.

    Robin Kirby Last Concert Cafe, June 18 Singer-songwriter Robin Kirby entered the Houston music scene in 2008 after leaving her band Robin & the Hurricanes behind in Dallas. Since then she's been constantly on the go, offering a stripped-down and honest style that sounds absolutely timeless. Kirby' ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 8 Jukeboxes

    Along with pickled pig's feet and a steady supply of Slim Jims, a good jukebox is a prime element for any great bar. But, like dinosaurs, jukeboxes are a vanishing breed. Unlike digital jukes, iPods or DJs, jukeboxes require love, care and maintenance, as well as -- among the truly great ones -- som ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    June 29, 2011

    Singer's Health Scare Prods Horseshoe Reunion

    Artwork via Horseshoe on Facebook​With a band reunion facing him in a little less than three weeks, Greg Wood is just happy to be here. "Man, I had that heart attack when I was 35 and I never figured I'd ever see 47, but here I sit," he gestures expansively around the twilight Sunday scene at ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011

    Dick Dale Destroys Continental Club

    Photos by Jason Wolter​In spite of a lifetime of healthy living that includes vegetarianism, martial arts, and an aversion to drugs and alcohol, Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, realizes that he has a date with Grim Reaper. In our interview this week, Dale described the litany of medical pr ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Saturday Night: Accordion Kings & Queens At Miller Outdoor Theatre

    Photos courtesy of Miller Outdoor Theatre Advisory BoardBrave Combo​Accordion Kings & Queens Festival Miller Outdoor Theatre June 4, 2011 Timing can be everything. And it only took about ten seconds standing in the wings 20 feet from Clifton Chenier's former guitarist Lil Buck Sinegal and the ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Sir Douglas Quintet's Augie Meyers Remembers Huey P. Meaux

    ​To say that Huey Meaux was a complicated man is an epic understatement, but one guy who prefers to remember only the good in the late Crazy Cajun is Augie Meyers, keyboardist in the Sir Douglas Quintet. Though touring prevents him from attending Meaux's funeral, Meyers says he will be there i ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Top 10 Louisiana Bands Of All Time

    ​Pardon the geographical pun, but besides Texas, our neighbor to the east may be the most musical state in these United States. And in terms of per capita, Louisiana, which ranks 25th in population to Texas' second, is probably second to none. Outside Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, the program m ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Friday Night: Danny Barnes At Last Concert Cafe

    Photos by Brittanie Shey​Danny Barnes Last Concert Cafe January 7, 2010 Danny Barnes is a big ole boy. In jeans and white concert T-shirt, he doesn't exactly overdress for success and comes across very much the common man. As his set began Friday night at Last Concert CafĂ©, Barnes moved arou ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Two Top Producers Recall Their Earliest Musical Memories

    Two of the better known roots producers on the scene have radically different memories of the first music of their childhoods that gripped them by the ears and heart. Gurf Morlix, whose notable production credits include Lucinda Williams' Grammy-winning Car Wheels on a Gravel Road as well as stella ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    See You Later Alligator: Louisiana Legend Bobby Charles Dead at 71

    It's a sad day in the swamps of South Louisiana as Bobby Charles, a founder of the musical genre known as swamp pop and one of the most under-rated songwriters of his time, has passed away at 71. Originally from rural Abbeville, Charles rose to fame on the very cusp of the birth of rock and roll wh ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009

    Long Reach

    Which guitarist do Mark Knopfler, Vince Gill and Erics Clapton and Johnson look up to? Louisiana's Sonny Landreth.

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    April 23, 2009
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    August 7, 2008
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    July 15, 2008
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    April 17, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    Houston Music Festivals

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

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    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Very Best Songs Ever

    ...otherwise known as the H-Town 20

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    October 12, 2006

    Leaving the Wolfe Pack

    It's Johnny Falstaff's time to "Shine"

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    December 29, 2005

    Farewell to the Twenty Nickel

    Looking back on the '05 and dreaming in the '06

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    April 7, 2005

    The Bolivar Kid Strikes Again

    Hayes Carll continues H-town's hot streak with Little Rock

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    April 15, 2004

    Sonny Landreth

    Saturday, April 17

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    August 8, 2002

    ¡Viva Compadre!

    Texas's greatest living songwriter signs with a Houston indie label

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    May 23, 2002

    Moby Pick

    Beaumont's Barbara Lynn lucks out with a song that almost died

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    September 6, 2001

    Freddy Fender / Doug Sahm

    Exitos en Español: The Spanish Side of Freddy Fender (Music Club) /The Roots of Doug Sahm, Son of San Antonio (Music Club)

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    January 11, 2001

    Swamp Thing

    Out of the soup of southern Louisiana comes a collection of Cajun all-stars with an indescribably sweet sound

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    November 13, 1997
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    July 4, 1996
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    April 11, 1996
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    March 16, 1995
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    December 9, 1993

    Hiatt Regency

    Spend a few stolen moments in the grand hotel of songwriters -- a perfectly good performer lives there too. Plus: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

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