Austin City Limits wasn't always a cultural institution, nor a repository of some of the finest musical performances ever committed to videotape. In the show's earliest days it was an unusual experiment even for public television, and creator Bill Arhos and his staff did not have the benefit of the ... More >>
Kinky December 15, the Engine Room In the same class as Cafe Tacuba, Kinky is a Mexican alt-rock band no stranger to electronic music and hip-hop. The group formed in Monterrey in the late '90s and has seen its star steadily rise, headlining Central Park's SummerStage this past July during New York' ... More >>
The Rebirth Brass Band continues to evolve by "growing the music."
Austin alt-country progenitors the Wagoneers return for the first time in 20 years.
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 >>
Morning! We've been plenty busy these last few days. Time to share. Top Ten Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photos John Royal started things off with an in-depth cultural analysis of the phenomenon that is the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Dr. John at House of Blues Mark C. Austin and ... More >>
The last three weeks of this month promise to be hard on your wallet, eardrums and liver
The Houston International Festival, also known as iFest, has announced the lineup for its 37th annual edition, set to take place April 19-20 and 26-27 on nine stages spread across downtown. Instead of spotlighting a specific country this year, its theme “Out of Africa: The Three Journeys,” encom ... More >>
What hath God wrought?
Thursday, May 5, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
January 29 - February 1
Vic Chesnutt died 20 years ago. Catch him live this week.
Among musicians, everyone wants to become an author
Houston can't join the ranks of other cities until it has an anthem of its own
The beat happy women of Luscious Jackson find a mellower groove
The Tonight show behind him, Branford Marsalis moves to "de-ghettoize" music