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Stevie Ray Vaughan

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    The 10 Best Rock Bands of the '80s

    Whether you lived through them or not, we can all admit that the '80s were a long time ago. Even a kid born on New Year's Eve 1989 could be most of his or her way through medical school by now. And although that decade refuses to go away in all sorts of ways, one concept that does feel like has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Fresh Cream and the Top 10 Power Trios of All Time

    Forty-six years ago this week, British blues-rockers Cream unveiled their debut album, Fresh Cream, one of the most deeply influential rock and roll records of all time. The original supergroup, the band was intended to unite the "cream" of the late-'60s British blues scene, featuring Eric Clapton ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    The 30 Best Texas Albums

    Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.

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    August 29, 2012

    10 Iconic Final Concerts Plus The End Of Beatlemania

    The Beatles' concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park 46 years ago today was the end of an era for the band. Except for a famously unannounced appearance on top the Apple building two and a half years later, it would be the final live performance that the Fab Four would ever play together. It w ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012
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    June 26, 2012

    50 Rad Things Now on the Sig's Lagoon Walls

    Within the past month, the walls of Sig's Lagoon have been transformed into a sprawling pop-culture collage of posters, photos, newspaper clippings, magazine covers, picture discs and cardboard cutouts courtesy of former Sundance Records owner Bobby Barnard. Since the longtime San Marcos music stor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Five on Five: Fender vs. Gibson, Who Had the Better Players?

    ​For guitar players, it's an age old question: are you a Fender guy or a Gibson guy? Over the years since both companies became popular in rock music, many other guitar manufacturers have made inroads, but none have been able to surpass the power and tradition of these two giants in the guitar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Snubs Rush...Again

    Photo by Jeff Balke​A couple years ago, I was sitting on the back porch at the Continental Club talking music with a fairly well known music writer who seemed to believe that anything with a big hook or the slightest inkling of musicianship beyond the garage band aesthetic was utter garbage. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    RIP Doyle Bramhall, Austin Blues Legend

    Courtesy of Miler Outdoor Theatre Advisory BoardDoyle Bramhall​Doyle Bramhall, one of the legendary Austin drummers and a noted songwriter, passed this morning. He was 62. Unconfirmed reports on Facebook noted that Bramhall had been under the weather for some time. He had recently had pneumon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Father Figures: 100 Famous Musicians' Paternal Professions

    If you're a Texan of a certain age, this week you've probably spent some time mourning the death of Jerry Haynes, the children's TV host better known as Mr. Peppermint. Haynes' show on WFAA-TV in Dallas, Peppermint Place, ran from the '60s to the '90s and was widely syndicated across the state, incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Ian Moore: When Good Record Deals Go Bad

    The Ian Moore Band today (L-R): Ian Moore, Chris White, Bukka Allen, Michael Villegas​Ian Moore had both the good fortune and misfortune to be a young, good-looking Austin guitar hero who came to prominence shortly after Stevie Ray Vaughan's death created an opening for the position. Joe Ely d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    The Best Episodes Of MTV's Unplugged

    ​MTV Unplugged was like health food for your soul during its heyday on the music channel, which was full of junk food. When artists stuck to the template and went untethered to electronic instruments and really dug into their music with new eyes it was amazing. Debuting in 1989 with Squeeze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    "Don't Mess With Texas" Ads & Athletes: Mixed Success, in Five Examples

    You may have noticed that TxDOT has been re-running classic ads from their 25-year-old "Don't Mess with Texas" campaign. It's part of a contest to pick the best. The ads tend to work best with musicians; Stevie Ray Vaughan is the classic, of course, but Willie Nelson and George Strait also shine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Talking Stevie Ray Vaughan, 20 Years Gone, With The Mighty Orq

    Photos by Groovehouse​"Alpine Valley, in the middle of the night," begins Jimmie Vaughan's "Six Strings Down," his account of the time heaven called another blues singer back home - namely, his brother Stevie Ray Vaughan. Shortly after he finished an all-star blues jam with his brother, Eric C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    The Internet's Freakiest Fan-Drawn Musical Art

    Lady Gaga​Rocks Off scoured the Interwebs for at least an hour Thursday looking for the worst musical fan art we could find. Aside from being mildly sidetracked by pictures of Katy Perry and Britney Spears, we also found plenty of ghastly fan-made visages of their favorite rock and pop stars. ... More >>

  • Music

    September 10, 2009

    Ghosts of Washington Avenue

    Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Songs Not To Play At Intercontinental Airport's New Karaoke Booth

    So now there's a karaoke booth at Intercontinental Airport. According to the Houston Chronicle, travelers can choose from "hundreds of titles."We got to wondering this morning about what's in their song selections there and more to the point -- what isn't.We imagine that the management of IAH's kara ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Buckethead

    Guitar hero shreds the strings faster than you can say, “Is that a bucket on his head?”

  • Music

    May 22, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
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    February 5, 2008
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    December 27, 2007
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    August 23, 2007

    Alan Haynes

    Blues guitarist comes home

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Unholy Getdown

    Stevie Wonder, Prince and Martin Sexton combine in the Mighty Orq's tasty blues-rock stew

  • Calendar

    May 18, 2006
  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Los Lonely Boys

    Thursday, November 3, at Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, 713-225-8551.

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    W.C. Clark

    Saturday, May 14, at the Big Easy, 5733 Kirby, 713-523-9999.

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
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    September 23, 2004
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    August 7, 2003
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    March 27, 2003
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    March 6, 2003

    Doyle Bramhall

    Fitchburg Street (Yep Roc)

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    The Marrying Kind

    Cahill's Fire Engine Blazin' Bloody Mary

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    At the Crossroads

    Hadden Sayers wants to shed the Stevie Ray tag. But will the Texas market let him?

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Metal Help

    The late William "Tray" Folliard, the Hard Rock, and stories from 'round town

  • Music

    May 20, 1999
  • Music

    March 18, 1999

    Soul to Sell

    Epic keeps raiding Stevie Ray Vaughan's vault, but when is enough enough?

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Mind's Ear

    Jimmie Vaughan is two albums into a solo career he didn't necessarily want

  • Music

    July 2, 1998
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    January 15, 1998

    Cry Tough

    Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there

  • Music

    January 1, 1998
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    May 8, 1997
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    September 12, 1996
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    August 15, 1996
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    July 13, 1995
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    December 29, 1994

    That Indefinable Something

    Chris Duarte brings a retro energy to rockin' blues and bluesy rock

  • Music

    June 23, 1994
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    May 19, 1994
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    March 10, 1994

    Takin' the Lead

    Quintessential backup man (and Stevie Ray mentor) Doyle Bramhall steps out in front

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