Wayne Newton

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    All the Places to See Elvis Presley's Ghost

    Note: Rocks Off brings you this article about former U.S. Army Sgt. Elvis A. Presley in honor of the King and all his fellow servicemen and women, past and present. Happy Veteran's Day. You're unlikely to have anyone bother with your ghost after you die. The most us regular folks can hope for usual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Houston's "Worst" Music-Venue Restrooms

    I'm not really into "worst" lists. For one, labeling anything the "worst" sounds so negative. This is a music blog. Just as you would after using a restroom, you should walk away feeling better about the few minutes you spent here than worse. Right? Also, there's a fine and subjective line betwee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    The 5 Worst Disasters In Benefit Concert History

    Benefit concerts are great. The practice of bands playing to raise money for a cause can be as local as helping a fellow unsigned musician pay for their son's hospital bills to as international as world hunger. Though we may pinch our noses at the perceived sanctimoniousness of people like Bono and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    iFest President & CEO Jim Austin Stepping Down February 1

    Festival not booking Justin Beiber, interim replacement says GroovehouseGeorge Clinton at iFest 2010​Speaking of festivals... The Houston International Festival announced earlier today that Dr. James Austin will retire as president and chief executive officer of the Houston Festival Foundati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Meet The Rhodes Kids, Houston's Mobbed-Up '70s Family Band

    ​The early 70's was a glorious time for the "family showband." The Cowsills started it all a few years earlier, and the lifestyle was soon immortalized on the screen by the fictionalized Partridge Family. But for every group like the Osmonds or the Jackson 5, there were dozens of others, perha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Black Joe Lewis, Raphael Saadiq and Smokey Robinson

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttBlack Joe Lewis and the Honeybears​Joe Lewis alternated between sweating profusely into his harmonica and howling into the microphone, doubled over on the stage with the pain and joy of their fourth show of SXSW, as the white-shirted Honeybears -- minus keyboardist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Five Memorable - But Not Necessarily Good - Astrodome Concerts

    Bobby Weatherford​It was (semi-seriously) billed as the Eighth Wonder of World, the brainchild of Judge Roy Hofheinz was the first domed ballpark and - for better or worse - ushered in the era of the homogeneous, multipurpose stadiums. The Structure Formerly Known as Harris County Domed Stadium si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Aftermath: The Killers at Verizon Wireless Theater

    Next year this decade will be over, and very few new bands have distinguished themselves either at the turnstiles or the cash register. Even one of the main ones that has, the Killers, chose to hit the theater circuit this winter after releasing its third album, Day & Age, instead of r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003

    Scar Wars

    Austin's Vallejo performs at Whiskey Blues

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    Beer Nuts

    IBP's take on the bar scene is funny but a little too cool

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Holy Halibut! It's Fishman and Jordy

    Tanks a lot! This dynamic duo delivers the gauche from Gotham City

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2000

    Watt Go Surfing Now

    The Beach Boys

  • Music

    November 14, 1996
  • Calendar

    November 17, 1994