Houston Calling

Weekend music

July 30th, 2004 · No Comments

The 18th Annual Watermelon Festival is on this Saturday and Sunday. Featuring tons of local acts, the festival is sure to be a big hit this year.

Sponsored by KPFT 90.1 FM, the show will feature live acts starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Be sure to come on out and check out the bands–there is a great mixture of local bands on the bill.

On Saturday:

Us & Them (a Pink Floyd tribute band that you have to see to believe)/The Hightailers/
Potroast/Plump/Dubtex/Little Brother Project/Mikado/Darrin Kobetich/In Theory

On Sunday:

New Monsoon/Carolyn Wonderland/Drop Trio/Vibe Committee/Zydeco Dots/Fahl & Folk/St. Jubilee/Los Rauncheros/Mark Zeus/Number 6

Tickets are $25 for a 2-day pass at the door. Single-day tickets are $15 at the door. More info can be found on KPFT’s website here.

Also, The Damnwells are playing on Saturday night with Jesse Malin at Fat Cat’s. if you have not yet checked out The Damnwells, you should. They’re a great live act–their latest CD, Bastards of the Beat is available now.

Arthur Yoria will be playing at Crossroads Coffee in Rice Village around 8 p.m.

Now Playing in My iPod: Mogwai

Tags: Music