Concerts

Saturday: KTRU Outdoor Show At Rice University

KTRU Outdoor Show Rice University April 9, 2011

Aftermath had something of a busy Saturday and subsequently missed quite a few good bands at the 20th Annual KTRU Outdoor Show. The rest of Houston, however, didn't.

By the time we arrived, just before Real Estate took to the outside stage, hundreds were already in attendance (and the beer was all but gone), and we couldn't have been happier to see yet another confirmation that there is a demand in our city for live music festivals.

Had half this many people tuned into KTRU on a daily basis for the past few years, the station would likely not be fighting for its survival. But that's something of a moot point now, and still a touchy subject for many, so let's just move on.

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Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
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