Before heading toFitzgerald's
tonight,Girl In a Coma
had to make a little pit stop: a courtroom in downtown Houston, where the band's Jenn Alva and Nina Diaz hada preliminary hearing for the felony assault on a peace officer charges
stemming from thelate-night brawl at Chances back in March
. However the case turns out, GIAC's brand-newTrio B.C.is an excellent album
. As you no doubt have heard, Willie D of the Geto Boys has a few legal issues of his own. He was finally able to bond out of jailWednesday
, but wasindicted on 15 counts of wire fraud today
. Don't miss one of Houston's fastest-rising indie bands,Ghost Mountain
, live onKTRU'sThe Local Show
tonight at 8 p.m.
(above), author of Martina McBride's "Independence Day" and Faith Hill's "The Secret of Life," lingers in League City July 19 for the San Benave Concert Series' monthly installment. More information atwww.sanbenaveconcerts.com
, but if you talk, theywill
kick you out.
Live Nation's roll-out of "No-Fee Wednesdays" went pretty well - the company reported a 500 percent spike in business last week. Even though not everyone is biting - "The problem is concertgoing is no longer a regular ritual for most of the public, it's something they do at most once a year, which they overpay for," said online music-biz watchdogBob Lefsetz
- the concert-promoting giant is once again offering ticketssans
service fee all day Wednesday atwww.livenation.com
. Only for shows at Live Nation-owned amphitheaters such as theCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
, though. The Summer session of Nameless Sound's Creative Music Classes for Young People" begins June 16. All classes, offered for youth from kindergarten through eighth grade, are free of charge. Seewww.namelesssound.org
for more. Keep up with volume-abled Houston post-rockers
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' very first tour ever on the band's"Space Rock from Space City" blog
. They've already seen "a car literally turning across three lanes of traffic & crash into a barricade, with the driver walking away from a completely totaled car" in Atlanta. Stay safe, guys.