Houston Calling

Win tickets to The Jesus and Mary Chain at White Oak Music Hall

November 7th, 2017 · No Comments

The Jesus and Mary Chain return to Houston to play White Oak Music Hall tomorrow night (Wednesday, 11.8.17). You can win tickets to the show by emailing me with the name of your favorite JMC song.

Check out videos of the band online here.

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Local H returns to Scout Bar tonight

November 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

Local H

Chicago’s Local H returns to the Houston area to play Scout Bar in Clear Lake tonight (Friday, November 3, 2017). Tickets are available at the Scout Bar website.

If you haven’t listened to the band in a while, or are only familiar with the band’s early hit “Bound For The Floor,” I highly suggest 12 Angry Months.

Here are a few videos from Local H:

Doors are at 7pm. Tode and Myliam open the show.

You can find out more about Local H at www.localh.com.

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Day For Night 2017 line-up released, passes available

October 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Day For Night 2017 will include performances by Nine Inch Nails, Thom Yorke, Godspeed You Black Emperor, Phantogram, Solange, The Album Leaf, B L A C K I E, Deep Cuts, Justice, Laurie Anderson, Forest Swords, and many more.

Day for Night

View the entire line-up at dayfornight.io and get passes to the weekend event, which runs December 15-17th, 2017, on the edge of downtown Houston, here.

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Free Press Summer Festival kicks off today

June 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

The annual Free Press Summer Festival starts today on the edge of downtown Houston at Eleanor Tinsley Park. 

The lineup includes The Shins (!), Lorde, Solange, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Kay Weathers, The Wheel Workers, Miers, Bang Bangz, Night Drive, and many more. 

More information may be found at www.fpsf.com

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Reminder: Minus The Bear brings new album Voids to White Oak Music Hall

March 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Tomorrow night (Saturday, 3.18.17), Minus The Bear brings their tour for Voids to Houston’s White Oak Music Hall.

Minus The Bear thrive in a live setting, and this is a great opportunity to check out the band’s new drummer and a few songs off the latest album.

Beach Slang and Bayonne open the show, which starts at 8pm.

Get your tickets via pegstar.net or at StubWire:

http://www.stubwire.com/event/minusthebearbeachslangbayonne/whiteoakmusichall/houston/14224

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Day For Night festival almost a week away — get tickets while they last

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments

Houston’s Day For Night, a music and art festival which hosts a slew of legendary artists such as The Jesus & Mary Chain, Bjork, Aphex Twin, John Carpenter, and Squarepusher and a smattering of locals (such as Wild Moccasins, Fat Tony, and LIMB), is next weekend–December 17-18, 2016–on the edge of downtown Houston. Passes are still available, but rumored to be going fast.

More information may be found at www.dayfornight.io.

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Get rid of the holiday blues with Local H and Helmet at White Oak Music Hall this Friday

November 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

One of my long-time favorite live bands, Local H, returns to Houston to play White Oak Music Hall with Helmet this Friday night (November 25, 2016). I last saw this line-up at the Houston Whatever Fest and the bands did not disappoint. Tickets are still available, and this will be an excellent way to see these bands up close and personal.

Get tickets via StubWire.

Here’s a video from Local H’s excellent album, 12 Angry Months:

Here’s the song that introduced me to Helmet:

Visit Local H online at www.localh.com. Visit Helmet at www.helmetmusic.com.

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Young Mammals celebrate release of Jaguar with free in-store set tonight at Cactus Music

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Young Mammals, a band that consistently grows and creates interesting music with each release, plays a free show tonight (Friday, 11.11.16) at Cactus Music. Show time is 7pm.

Young Mammals, Jaguar

The band’s latest album, Jaguar, is now available online and at local record stores (including Cactus Music).

You can also catch the band live on 12.8.16 at Satellite Bar in Houston.

More information may be found on the band’s Facebook page. Download Young Mammals’ new album online via Bandcamp.

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Tickets still available for tonight’s BRMC, DFA1979 show at House of Blues

November 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

Tonight (November 3, 2016), Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC) returns to Houston to play House of Blues with Death From Above 1979.

Here’s a live BRMC set from KEXP:

Also, watch Death From Above 1979, live from Glastonbury in 2015:

Tickets to tonight’s Houston show may be purchased at the House of Blues box office.

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Houston Open Air festival features The Cult, Anthrax, Deftones, Slayer, Ministry, Alice in Chains, and more

September 24th, 2016 · No Comments

This weekend (Saturday, 9/24/16 and Sunday, 9/25/16), NRG Park hosts the inaugural Houston Open Air music festival. Check the line-up below.

More information may be found at www.houstonopenair.com.

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