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The Great Texas BBQ Fest starts today at Post HTX, features A Fistful of Soul, Buxton, John Egan, The Suffers, and more

May 19th, 2018 · No Comments

The inaugural Great Texas BBQ Fest is this weekend (May 19 & 20, 2018) at Post HTX on the edge of downtown Houston. The event features a solid line-up, including Houston’s Buxton, John Egan, The Suffers, A Fistful of Soul, Will Van Horn Trio, Mike Stinson, Ancient Cat Society, The Mighty Org, along with Craig Kinsey, Morris Day & The Time (for real…), Dawes, Old 97’s, Lucero, Junior Brown, Wanda Jackson, and more.

You can also get a ton of Texas BBQ and other libations, as BBQ teams will be competing during the event and selling BBQ at the fest as well. Tickets are available at www.thegreattexasbbqfestival.com.

The full-line up and daily schedules are after the click.

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Buxton play tonight at Rockefeller’s with Vodi, El Lago

May 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Local favorites Buxton–who have a new album coming out this year–play tonight at Rockefeller’s in Houston. Vodi and El Lago are also on the bill.


Tickets are available via TicketFly.

More information on Buxton may be found at BandCamp.

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Arthur Yoria releases new album, release show this Friday

March 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Local musician Arthur Yoria, a long-time favorite here at Houston Calling, is celebrating the release of his long-awaited new album–After You–with an album release show this Saturday (March 31, 2018) at the Mucky Duck.

Arthur Yoria, After You

The album, released by local label Splice Records, was recorded at Sugar Hill Studios.

You can get advance tickets via the Mucky Duck’s website. Showtime is 9:30pm.

More information on Arthur Yoria, and how to pre-order After You, may be found at www.arthuryoria.com.

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Passes still available for Day For Night next weekend

December 7th, 2017 · No Comments

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Day For Night releases set times

December 6th, 2017 · No Comments

Day For Night festival, which is next weekend (December 17-19, 2017) on the edge of downtown Houston, has released a list of set times for the event.

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Head on over to https://dayfornight.io/schedule to check it out.

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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:


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