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    July 17, 2014

    RIP Johnny Winter: Texas Blues Icon Dies at Age 70

    Guitarist Johnny Winter, one of the true greats of Texas blues, passed away Wednesday night in Switzerland. His publicist sent the following message at 5 a.m. Thursday, and said a longer official statement would follow "at the appropriate time." "His wife, family and bandmates are all saddened by t ... More >>

  • Music

    February 20, 2014

    A Summer Place

    Free Press Summer Fest unveils its pricier 2014 lineup.

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    February 11, 2014

    Texas Guitar God Johnny Winter Is Forever True to the Blues

    A December 1968 edition of Rolling Stone featured Texas musicians who were at the time making inroads into the magazine's home city of San Francisco. Featuring a cover photo of cowboy-hatted Doug Sahm (balancing toddler son Shawn on his knee), it mentioned players and singers both known (Janis Jopli ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators & 10 Early Texas Psych Bands You Should Know

    Forty-six years ago today, rock and roll got a hell of a lot weirder in the state of Texas. On Nov. 30, 1966, Austin garage band The 13th Floor Elevators released their The Psychedelic Sounds Of album on Houston's International Artists label. Powered by the raw, fluttering classic "You're Gonna Miss ... More >>

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    June 27, 2008

    Remembering Houston's '60s Psych Clubs

    Besides here, here, here and, OK, Stone Temple Pilots - if you're going, at least go early enough to catch opener Black Francis, whose new EP s vn f ng rs is excellent - and a bunch of free instores at Cactus Music, it's kind of a slow weekend for music in the Bayou City. That makes it an ideal wee ... More >>

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    November 16, 2006

    Johnny Winter

    Johnny Winter performs Sunday, November 19, at Fitgerald's, 2706 White Oak, 713-862-3838.

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    August 2, 2001

    Pack Fair & Square

    Bluesman Big Walter celebrates his 87 years with star pupil Jerry Lightfoot

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    January 15, 1998

    Cry Tough

    Essential bassist Tommy Shannon hangs in there

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