As most of the world knows, the Super Bowl is in Houston this weekend. I plan to hole up in my place, stay off the roads, and out of the crowds as much as possible. And as much as I think it would be cool to see some bands in a “festival” atmosphere, share a […]
Entries from January 2004
January 28th, 2004 · Comments Off on Are you ready for some football? Uh, maybe not.
January 27th, 2004 · Comments Off on The time is now!
I found this article online from the Associated Press, 1.27.04:
CANNES, France — Rock veterans Peter Gabriel and Brian Eno are launching a provocative musicians’ alliance that would cut against the industry grain by letting artists sell their music online instead of only through record labels.
With the Internet transforming how people buy and listen to […]
January 22nd, 2004 · Comments Off on Ten Questions for Mark Needs A Chick
I recently heard about a local band with a most interesting name–Mark Needs A Chick. I had to find out more about them so I contacted Mark Ellis, singer\guitarist for the band, and he agreed to answer a few questions for Houston Calling. Enjoy.
Be sure to check out the band at Cardi’s on January […]
January 20th, 2004 · Comments Off on Live Music
Singer/songwriter Arthur Yoria will perform 1.21.04 at The Proletariat (903 Richmond Ave.) w/ Calvin Stanley and Christian McClain. Show is at 10 p.m.
Tody Castillo will play on Thursday night at Cafe Brasil (2606 Dunlavy) at 9 p.m.
Other shows this week include:
The Shape w/ 14ER and Hours For Stars @ Fat Cat’s
Desolation Row w/ The Delayed […]
January 19th, 2004 · Comments Off on Tonight
meoWcifer plays with Baby Rosebud and Washington Westcott @ Rudz. 21+.
Now Playing in my iPOD: The Alarm — Raw
January 16th, 2004 · Comments Off on Live music tonight
Some of the live music in Houston tonight:
Tody & The Falcon play tonight at Rudyard’s Pub with Mondo Saenz and King Coal. This will be a great show. Show begins at 10 p.m.
Also, a favorite of mine–The Brian Jonestown Massacre–are opening for Guided By Voices at Engine Room. This is sure to be a big […]
January 12th, 2004 · Comments Off on Ten Questions for The Jonx
HC: How did The Jonx get started?
Shawn (bass): Shawn and Stu post Free Radicals, decide they need to rock. Shawn invites Viki Keener and Meg Smith. I didn’t know Viki until she started to work in my lab, but I knew of ATCAT. I am playing drums, Stu is playing bass, Viki on guitar, and […]
January 9th, 2004 · Comments Off on Thank God for David Garza
Two upcoming shows at Houston’s Continental Club:
See you there!
The site www.davidgarza.com has some good info in its archives.
Now Playing: Paul McCartney — RAM
January 8th, 2004 · Comments Off on Pale with Arthur Yoria @ Rudz
For those of you who haven’t heard, Arthur Yoria is starting to get back into the music scene. He’s done a few shows at Brazil and Onion Creek, and will be opening for Pale on Saturday night at Rudyard’s Pub. Be sure to get to the show early to check him out, and stick around […]