Blues Control Mango's, February 8 Blues Control's Lea Cho and Russ Waterhouse make a tremendous clatter with keyboards, guitars and synths. The Queens, N.Y., duo started grabbing cool-kid support way before last year's Drag City effort Valley Tangents, which built on their already kaleidoscopic bod ... More >>
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10. Concert Pub North It's probably safe to say that Concert Pub North is the only venue in the area attached to a seafood restaurant/bar, known as the "Concert Pub Yacht." Like its cover-band-oriented Galleria-area counterpart, CPN programs plenty of "party bands" like the Velcro Pygmies, Electric ... More >>
Adema: Fri., Aug. 24, 8 p.m., $15/$20. The Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston. Alesana: Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $18/$22. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Ava Luna, Wild Moccasins: Wed., Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $8/$12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Band of Heathens: Sat., Aug. 11, 8 ... More >>
Amplified Heat, Slow Motion Rider: Sat., July 14, 10 p.m., $7. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston. Antibalas: Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $15. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. "Asylum" With Ceeplus Bad Knives, Mr. Castillo: Sat., July 28, 9 p.m., Free. The Fairview, 315 Fairview, Houston. B ... More >>
3 Doors Down: Sat., June 23, 7 p.m., $35-$65. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston. Big Pokey, Lil Flip, ESG, Lil Keke, Yungster: Wed., June 27, 8 p.m., $25/$30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. The Cave Singers: Sun., June 10, 8 p.m., $8. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston. Citizen ... 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 >>
Anvil: Thu., Feb. 9. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. Aaron Lewis: Thu., Jan. 12. Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas, Houston. Andy Grammer, Ryan Star: Fri., Feb. 17. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston. Anthony Green, The Dear Hunter: Tue., Jan. 31. ... More >>
Photo By Tony MorelliBill Graham in 1974Twenty years ago this week, legendary concert promoter Bill Graham went to the big backstage party in the sky after the helicopter he was riding in flew into a high-voltage tower in Vallejo, Calif. Also killed in the crash was Graham's girlfriend, Melis ... More >>
Rocks Off is super-excited that we'll once again be bringing you coverage of the music featured in Season 4 of Alan Ball's HBO adaptation of Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse novels. The fourth book is our favorite in the series, and as each season sequentially corresponds with the books ( ... More >>
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Your Highness, dirty jokes for the D&D crowd.
Allen HillLos Skarnales at Discovery Green, September 2010This weekend Houston gets invaded by college basketball like never before as the Final Four takes over Reliant Stadium and Discovery Green for a slew of concerts and parties for the folks coming into town for the games and us locals al ... More >>
Vallejo is a rock and roll band of the highest caliber from just a few miles away in El Campo. The band started as a trio of three brothers who moved to Austin in order to pursue their dream of being the next Santana. Once in the "live music capital of the world," they added a rhythm guitarist an ... More >>
"Cactus Music 2nd Anniversary Party" With The Flamin' Hellcats, DJ Joey McKeel: Fri., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. Cactus Music and Video. Arthur Yoria, Colin Lake: Wed., Oct. 28. Warehouse Live. Delbert McClinton: Sat., Dec. 26. Verizon Wireless Theater. Dir En Grey: Mon., Nov. 2. Warehouse Live. "ArrowFest ... More >>
Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.
In the third in our continuing series on the music of the five states of Texas, we examine the fictional state of New Texas, comprising Austin and the Hill Country. See Part 1 here and Part 2 here. New Texas Capital: Austin Patron Saint: Willie Nelson Lesser Icons: Roky Erickson/Thirteenth Floor ... More >>
Vallejo performs Friday, January 5, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
The infamous Zodiac killer inspires another dead-end film
While communities across the country block LNG terminals, Quintana just shrugs
Come Super Bowl week, you can still party downtown, even if you're not very important
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The International Fest casts light on one of the world's most underrated musical nations
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Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark
Austin-based salsa orchestra marries ghetto funk with barrio spice
Bad breaks haven't slowed Vallejo's funky ascent
The gunman moved methodically, killing cowering churchgoers, before one of them stood up for the final confrontation. Then came the last shot.
What can a little radio play do? It can make you a star. Just ask Vallejo.
A cowboy's name hasn't kept bluesman Roy Rogers off his chosen range