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The weekend in rock

December 9th, 2004 · No Comments

December is a good month for local shows. Here is some of what is playing this weekend. See ya’ round.

Thursday, 12.9.04

Southern Backtones (acoustic show — will be filmed) @ Brasil [read review of their new CD in the Houston Press]
The Oots w/ Belville/Organ Failure/Wes Lewellyn @ Rhythm Room
Scars of Tomorrow/Bury Your Dead/The Acacia Strain @ The White Swan

Friday, 12.10.04

Ultramagg (CD release) w/ Pale @ Fitzgerald’s ($5 cover!)
dune.Tx w/ Tody & the Falcon and Graham Guest (solo gig) @ Rhythm Room
U.S. Maple @ Fat Cat’s
Flickerstick (CD release) @ The Engine Room
El Paso Hot Button/Zero Heros/Dogz On Parole/The Oots @ Super Happy Fun Land
Michael Fracasso @ Anderson Fair
Bone Simple @ The Sandbar (Clear Lake)

Saturday, 12.11.04

The Methods w/ Isola @ Helio’s
Scattered Pages @ Mcelroy’s Pub (10 p.m.)
Magnetic Fields/Darren Hanlon @ Numbers (two shows, 7:30PM & 11PM)
Mirah w/ Uke of Phillip @ The Axiom
The Zom Zom’s/The Wiggins/Rua Minx/Panda ’84 @ The Bill Hicks Resurrection Lavatory
Mike Pruneda’s Birthday Bash feat. Leroy The Prophet, Chrome 44, Sevrin, and Hybrid Soul @ Forgetta’Bout It #1 (Jones Rd. @ Grant Rd.)
Northside Open Air Metalfest I, featuring Helstar, Cremator, Funeral Rites, Soul Removed, & Dark Flame @ Vara’s Sports Bar (2727 North Frwy.; 6PM)
Houston SPCA Benefit Concert, featuring Volatil @ The White Swan
The Golden Arm Trio/Two Star Symphony @ Rudyard’s
The Weary Boys (CD release)/Lost Bayou Ramblers @ The Continental Club
Two Cow Garage/Guy Forsyth @ Rhythm Room
Gary Seber/Stephen Lowery Grubbs @ Super Happy Fun Land
Lonestar Pornstar/Falter/Deep 6/Furkloven @ The Meridian
The Original “Lickettes” @ Anderson Fair
Drop Trio @ The Vortex (2930 11th Street, Beaumont)

Sunday, 12.12.04

Knudson & Clarke @ Dean’s Credit Clothing as part of the Sunday Sessions [see interview w/ Chris Knudson below]
Dynamite Club @ Axiom with 8 other bands, including The Living Dolls, Gun Crazy [which I voted my top Houston album of 2004], Bloodclot, Ese, Black Oxygen, Bad Karma, Irene, El Camino ’74, Hot By A Car and (from Austin) [An interview with Dynamite Club is coming this weekend! check back for the goods]
Hatebreed/Sick Of It All/Terror/Full Blown Chaos/No Warning @ The Engine Room
The ’89 Cubs @ Fat Cat’s
Drop Trio @ The Proletariat (9:55 p.m.) — their final show of 2004 [get CD here]

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