Ever wanted to work in rock and roll? This could be your chance. The Houston branch of House of Blues, scheduled to open in October, is holding a job fair until 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. tomorrow at the Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas in Bayou Place downtown. Positions include kitchen staff, servers, bartenders, security, box office and production. For more information see here.
House of Blues Houston is scheduled to open Friday, Oct. 10 with a double booking of comedian Dave Attell and Austin techno-rock duo Ghostland Observatory. Other recently added shows include Thievery Corporation, Pepper, Method Man & Redman's "Still High" tour, Bow Wow (rescheduled from last month) and the Arc Angels. - Chris Gray
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