Weekend Music: Blackfoot, Dollyrockers, Terror, Brooke Waggoner and More

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If you're in the mood for Southern Rock a little grittier than the sanded-down licks Skynyrd will bring to the Woodlands next month, you could do a lot worse than Blackfoot. Also from Jacksonville, Ricky Medlocke's bunch knocked around for most of the '70s until opening up the hard-rock throttle on 1979 hits "Train, Train" (featuring harmonica from Medlocke's grandfather) and "Highway Song." Even better, Blackfoot is playing at Beaumont highway biker bar the Hawg Stop. Tonight!

Of course that's not all...

Tonight, local Blackhearts the Dollyrockers headline Meridian's Summer Sin Fest, where you can also most likely purchase all sorts of adult playthings. Steamy!

Local booking house Hate Tank has roped another take-no-prisoners hardcore tour into Walter's: Trapped Under Ice, CDC, Death Before Dishonor, the Warriors and L.A. headliners Terror, who are simply "Overcome":

Also tonight, Houston's Deep Ella warms up for next Sunday's Press showcase with a show at Fitzgerald's. What they looked and sounded like there in April:

Sunday, two markedly different (or are they?) strains of female piano-pop hit town. Brooke Waggoner, a young Nashvillian currently making waves in the indie world with her album Heal for the Honey, stops by the Mink with Paper Route:

Meanwhile, mere miles away, San Francisco's Vanessa "A Thousand Miles" Carlton plays Warehouse Live. Is she still dating Damon Dash? Anyway, from Top of the Pops, 2002:

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