The British invaded Houston on Saturday night as the Bayou City got a taste of Madchester with classic alt rockers Happy Mondays (yes, Shaun Ryder is still alive!) and the London scene with post-punk new wavers The Psychedelic Furs. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Fans of the two "hard rock" bands were treated to some angsty motivational pseudo-Osteen Bono-by-way-of-La-Bare action on Friday night at as Staind and Creed played to the Someone Got A Sitter! crowd at the The Woodlands Pavilion. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
You've seen the Best of Houston® City Life winners online and in print, now see photos of the actual places, people and things themselves that won our hearts this year. To read the write-up or for more information, just click on the links in the captions.
It's a little known fact that Clark Gable resided in Houston for a few years during the 1920s. Below is the Montrose bungalow that he lived in while acting with the Laskin Brothers Stock Company (and wooing a Houston socialite while he was still married). Read more about Gable's Houston years...
Getting by with a little help from their friends, listenlisten's rocking CD release party at Mango's also featured appearances by local bands Sew What, I Am Mesmer and Peter & The Wolf. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
The fans at the Motorhead concert at Warehouse Live on Friday night were there for one reason and one reason only: to rock. But they didn't mind hamming it up for the camera, either. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
The answer to the old joke (If God and Lemmy got into a fight, who would win?) was at the top of his game on Friday night: Lemmy is God. Along with high-energy, down 'n' dirty acts Reverend Horton Heat and Nashville Pussy, Motorhead brought down the house as only metal can. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
The Lone Star State's own The Mars Volta prog-rocked a packed house at Verizon on Thursday night as Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez owned the stage with a characteristic high-energy performance. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE