As one of the most dapper dudes in blues music (or any other genre), vocalist/harp player Rick Estrin has certain panache when it comes to his trademark hirsute upper lip. "I don't groom it daily, I just shave around it. But yeah, just try to keep it from getting too long," he says. "I used to see ... More >>
Rocks Off never thought we'd say this, but the country eye candy behind "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer," Billy Currington, turned out to be pretty wise. He was smart enough to record the song "Bad Day of Fishin'" anyway, which contains the sage advice "a bad day of fishing beats a good day of anythin ... More >>
10 Years, Fair To Midland, Kyng: Sat., June 30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. Acid Mothers Temple, The Phantom Family Halo: Thu., May 10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. American Sharks, Knights Of The Fire Kingdom, We Were Wolves, Co-Pilot: Fri., May 25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 Whit ... More >>
"94.5 Buzzfestivus" With Chevelle: Tue., Dec. 6. Verizon Wireless Theater. Defending the Kingdom, The Linus Pauling Quartet, Dead Mineral: Sat., Dec. 3. Rudyard's. Designer Drugs: Fri., Dec. 16. Antique Bar. Emilie Autumn: Sat., Feb. 11. Warehouse Live. Hymn For Her: Fri., Nov. 25. Jet Lo ... More >>
A band that started by accident, the Dead Weather is now here to stay.
Photos by Eggs/ breakfastontour.comThe Hustlers Brass Band was popular with our writers and photographers. As Sunday morning came down in sheets of rain and the crackle of thunder, prospects looked cloudy for Day 2 of the Houston International Festival. Intrepid music fans who dragged out of bed ... More >>
brides.comLike many of you - we're guessing, anyway - Rocks Off never saw a show at Rockefeller's. We didn't get inside the Loop much during high school (too busy checking groceries) and, although we managed to go to Mary Jane's, the Satellite Lounge and maybe the Abyss (it's a little fuzzy) on v ... More >>
The 12-bar refugees from Billy Blues seek shelter at other venues
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Are a praised CD and a slot at SXSW enough to make this band happy? Of course not.
Inherited Road is another good thing from Houston's Kimberly M'Carver
The 5th Annual Houston Press Music Awards