Yaga's Wild Game BBQ Cook-off
Saturday, 8 a.m.
Pier 21, Galveston Island
Yaga's has been one of the most consistent fixtures on downtown Galveston's Strand for decades, and this year the restaurant is celebrating its 17th annual Yaga's Wild Game BBQ Cook-off by raising its millionth dollar for Galv ... More >>
If you don't already have plans for Sunday, May 5, look no further: Houston has muchas fiestas for Cinco de Mayo -- so many, in fact, that our own Abby Downing-Beaver has a whole guide to spending your Cinco in style.
Activities include everything from the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade downtown on Su ... More >>
Houston has known for that Blanco's days are numbered for a little while. About six weeks ago, the Houston Chronicle reported that the honky-tonk in River Oaks had been sold to nearby St. John's School as part of a 13-acre land deal to expand the independent private prep school with a student body o ... More >>
Adam Hood: Fri., March 22, 9 p.m., $12. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 SW Freeway, Houston.
The Allen Oldies Band: With Thrill, Mike Stinson., Mon., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.
Anberlin: Sat., Feb. 23, 6 p.m., $20/$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.
Asleep At the ... More >>
A recent thread on the Hands Up Houston message board found poster "honky honk" complaining (and mangling the English language):
Why are you excepting [sic] this right wing, overtly white genre of music known as honky tonk or country? Why do we have to travel that far back ... More >>
myspace.com/damonbramblettJesse Dayton recently wrote to us that he's cutting two of Damon Bramblett's songs on his next album. Dayton compared Bramblett to Mike Stinson as one of the cream of Texas' current songwriter crop.
In the early 2000s, Austinite Bramblett was a hot item on the exploding ... More >>
Outside Asleep at the Wheel's almost 40-year run, the Derailers are one of Austin's longest-lived retro-country acts. Country bands in Texas don't attain this kind of longevity unless they can find that two-step dance pocket and fill a dance floor. True dancehall pros, the 'Railers have been doi ... More >>