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    May 19, 2014

    EELS at House of Blues, 5/17/14

    EELS House of Blues May 17, 2014 Those that ascended to House of Blues Saturday night expected a rock show. And while they eventually got a very stripped-down version of one, they definitely left having paid for a differently packaged product than they received. Those that were expecting the prot ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Mumford & Sons Strum Into Woodlands Pavilion June 12

    This afternoon Live Nation announced that Mumford & Sons, the UK acoustic-rock quartet that has already, um, borrowed more than one page from U2's playbook -- the anthemic songs, Old Testament imagery, missionary zeal and sometimes overwhelming earnestness -- will make its Houston-area debut somewhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    5 Music-Themed Petitions For the White House

    We now know definitively that the United States government will not be building a Death Star, at least not under the Obama administration. We know this because enough citizens signed an online petition on the subject that the administration had to respond. Like all good things on the Internet, We T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: The Go-Go's, 2 Chainz, etc.

    The Go-Go's Monday, House of Blues God bless the Go-Go's. If Monday's House of Blues show is anything like last August's all-killer-no-filler HOB date - and it should be, since the reunited five-piece isn't pushing any new "product" - you're in for a real treat. Listen to "Lust to Love," "How Much M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Sir Paul McCartney, Rihanna Houston Bound

    Rewind: Dear Paul McCartney: Please Come Play Houston Two pretty big concert announcements this Friday morning. First, Rihanna, last seen missing most of her hair at Thursday night's VMAs, is bringing her just-announced Rihanna Diamonds World Tour to Toyota Center April 15, according to Live Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    You Oughta Know Alanis Morissette Is Coming October 28

    First off, did you know that Alanis Morissette's trillion-selling smash album Jagged Little Pill turned 17 years old this summer? That means that the album itself is old enough to do some of the illicit things mentioned on the album, depending of course on its state of residency. Jagged has sold ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    App of the Week: Get Ready for the Season with the Houston Texans App

    App: Houston Texans Platform: iPhone, Android, Blackberry Website: Houston Texans Download Site Cost: Free If there is one thing we love in Texas, it's football. There are quite a number of sports apps out there to help you keep track of your favorite teams, football or otherwise, but when it comes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    7 Cool & Cheap Things To Do This Weekend: Crawfish, Scott H. Biram, Blaggards, Etc.

    It's crawfish season, as Rocks Off may have mentioned recently. All weekend - today through Sunday, in other words - the Houston Blues Society is sponsoring the stage at the Kemah Crawfish Festival, featuring dependable locals such as Mojofromopolis, the Paul Ramirez Band, Texas Johnny Brown, Don Ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    KISS, Kid Rock, Janet Jackson Head 2011 Rodeo Lineup

    ​KISS, Janet Jackson and Kid Rock head the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's 2011 concert schedule, which the rodeo announced earlier Monday morning. Among the other 13 entertainers rounding out this year's lineup are recent rodeo stalwarts Alan Jackson, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Lady Antebe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Cory English as Igor in Young Frankenstein, Where Every Day is Hump Day

    You have to get there first before the audience says all your best lines​Cory English, who started out as a dancer before becoming an actor and singer on Broadway, knows that if he doesn't say his lines fast enough, "someone else will."That's because he's now on national tour for Broadway Across A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Twitter You've Heard Of (Grrr), But What's a Drobot?

    ​Rocks Off's sister music blogs have been kicking ass on music analysis lately. At The Sound of The City, critic Christopher R. Weingarten talks about how Twitter and search-engine optimization (SEO) are ruining music journalism. And if you think Austin City Limits was a mess last year, check out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Kyle Beltran Drops Shakespeare For Rap In The Infectious In The Heights

    Photo copyright (C) Joan Marcus 2009Daniel Bolero, Natalie Toro and Kyle Beltran ​Kyle Beltran, who plays the lead role of Usnavi in the Broadway Across America version of the Tony Award and Grammy Award winning In the Heights, now showing at the Hobby Center, credits the musical for bringing "hip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Report: Justice Dept. Approves Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger (UPDATED)

    [UPDATED to include AEG President and CEO Timothy J. Leiwecke's statement about the merger.] ​ Via CNBC, businessinsider.com reported Monday morning that the U.S. Justice Department has approved the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster into a multi-platform entertainment corporation that can do ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Fight for Your Right

    Does the U.S. belong with the Axis of Evil?

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Is The Woodlands Getting a Minor-League Baseball Team?

    Well, not that Rocks Off knows of - although, really, what are you people waiting for up there? - but according to our colleagues at 29-95.com, Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson will throw a few high and outside at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 2, with tickets going on sale v ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Before We Go: Odds and Ends on Mechanical Boy, George Strait, Future Blondes and More

    "SWING LOW AND CARRY ME HOME" By Mechanical Boy from Michael Fodera on Vimeo. It's about time for Rocks Off to head off to the bunkhouse for some much-needed R&R, but first here's a few final tidbits that have recently come to our attention. Mechanical Boy just released its first video, "Swing L ... More >>

  • Music

    April 16, 2009

    Crash Into Me: Predicting the Economy's Impact on the Music Biz

    GWAR more important than you might expect.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    U2 Ticket Presale Going On Now

    If you want to make sure you get tickets to U2's 360 Tour stop at Reliant Stadium October 14, your best shot is to sign up at www.reliantpark.com for the presale going on from now until 5 p.m. Thursday. Once you're registered, you'll be able to click the "Find Tickets" button and enter a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Hey, Guess What: Morrissey's Not Sold Out After All

    Sometimes Rocks Off thinks he hears things, and he doesn't. Sometimes he gets really excited about a show and figures everybody else must be just as excited. Or maybe he just needs to ease up on the mescaline. Either way, for some reason he thought Morrissey's show at Jones Hall Saturday night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Tonight: Morrissey Listening Party at Jet Lounge

    Morrissey's back in record stores tomorrow with Years of Refusal, his first album since 2006's Ringleader of the Tormentors and possibly his hardest-rocking album to date. (Its release on primo Americana label Lost Highway only adds to the weirdness factor.) The thick-ass bass and snarling guitars o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Get Your Shrine On

    For the second consecutive year the Shriners are bringing their postseason college football all-star game to the University of Houston's Robertson Stadium. The 84th edition of the East-West Shrine Game will be played on Saturday, January 17, 2009, with the kick-off set for 3:00 and the game to be t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    Giddyup!: Full RodeoHouston Lineup Announced

    John Fogerty: Hannah who?!? After teasing the thousands of Houstonians left out in the cold by Hannah Montana and her mysterious alter ego Miley Cyrus’ November concert at the microscopic Toyota Center, RodeoHouston confirmed this morning that the duo, who for some reason have never been photogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    This Just In: Rock the Bells Canceled

    According to the Rock the Bells Web site, the hip-hop package tour’s Houston date, featuring Wu-Tang Clan, UGK, Nas, Pharoahe Monche and several others scheduled for Wednesday at Reliant Center, has been canceled. No reason was listed on the Web site, but HoustonSoReal founder and sometime Press c ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Rewriting History

    The Chron pities the fools who bought Enron's hype

  • Music

    November 11, 1999

    Bored? Tired?...

    L7 delivers a message of defiance to all those prepackaged rockers

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    July 22, 1999
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    March 4, 1999
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    December 31, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999

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    December 31, 1998
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    December 24, 1998
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    December 3, 1998
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    November 19, 1998
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    November 5, 1998
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    July 9, 1998

    Night & Day

    July 9 - 15, 1998

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    June 18, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 18 - 24, 1998

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    June 11, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 11 - 17, 1998

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    May 28, 1998
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    May 28, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 28 - June 3, 1998

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    May 21, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 21 - 27, 1998

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    May 14, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 14 - 20, 1998

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    March 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    March 26-April 1, 1998

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    July 10, 1997
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    September 12, 1996
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    September 5, 1996
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    February 29, 1996
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    January 18, 1996

    Sad Vacation

    Big Holiday wades its way through tragedy with some cleansing folk-pop

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    May 11, 1995
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    October 6, 1994
  • Music

    July 21, 1994

    Miss Molly and Mattress Mac, Too

    The Houston Press has its very own blowout extraordinaire

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    June 16, 1994
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