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$30 to $35

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Warehouse Live
813 St. Emanuel
Houston, TX  77003
713-225-5483
It happened in 2007. Thanks to the prevalent bait-and-switch technique of “Rickrolling,” an English singer-songwriter’s career was revived. Message-board contributors would click a hyperlink to something purportedly relevant to the conversation, only to have a YouTube window open and Rick Astley’s 1988 No. 1 hit “Never Gonna’ Give You Up” blare through their speakers. The practice is still popular. Astley, who had retired nearly two decades prior, was able to re-emerge as an Internet phenomenon, nearly 20 years removed from the song’s original release. True, his scheduled performance at Warehouse Live later this month could be a hustle — if you hear Astley’s signature tune playing overhead as you wait for the lights to dim, go ahead and leave because you’ll have been conned. But maybe he’ll show up.
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