It constantly amazes me when I hear people moan about the lack of a good music scene in Houston or how there are no good bands in Houston. Of course, these people are dead wrong. There are several great scenes in Houston (sure, it could be better, but you can say that about anything), and […]
Entries from May 2005
May 29th, 2005 · Comments Off on Where were you? Not at Dreamfest 2…
May 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on Dreamfest 2 is today
I suggest you come and check out some great local music. Starts at 4 p.m.
See the previous post for more information or visit the Dreamfest 2 webpage.
Now Playing in My iPod: Time Machine — Slow Your Roll
May 24th, 2005 · Comments Off on Dreamfest 2 this weekend — tons of local bands for cheap!
Local act Strangelight has again organized what is one of Houston’s best chances to catch local bands and help a good cause — Dreamfest 2.
Dreamfest 2 is this Saturday (May 28th, 2005). Bands will be playing at three clubs on Washington Ave. — The Rhythm Room (1815 Washington Ave., near downtown), Mary […]
May 18th, 2005 · Comments Off on 10 Questions about “Rockin For Rise”
This Saturday is the Rockin For Rise benefit concert at The Meridian. Bands from around the city will perform as part of the festivities.
Some of the bands scheduled to appear are Southern Backtones, Camino, Michael Haaga, Prognosis, Silverleaf, and The Hunger. It’s also one of (if not the) last change to see Absolute Pistol live […]
May 17th, 2005 · Comments Off on Fondue Monks play for The Arrow
Houston’s Fondue Monks will be playing a radio show this Wednesday night for The Arrow 93.7. That’s this Wednesday (5.18.05) at 9:30 p.m. at Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar (located in the Heights on East 24th St. off Main St.). Fondue Monks will be on the Arrow and will perform as well. Come out and show […]
May 16th, 2005 · Comments Off on WOXY.com set to launch “vintage” music channel
I just found out about this:
“WOXY Vintage,” a new 24/7 streaming channel from WOXY.com, will debut Memorial Day weekend.
WOXY Vintage is a new channel of programming dedicated to the history of modern rock, alternative and punk music. This exclusive WOXY.COM stream will guide listeners through nearly 30 years of adventurous, innovative and influential music from […]
May 13th, 2005 · Comments Off on Cameron Dezen CD release show
Saturday night at The Storehouse (1111 E. 11th St. in the Heights), Houston singer/songwriter Cameron Dezen will perform songs from her newly released album, Love+Rescue. If you’re unfamiliar with her work, check her out online and read this great article in today’s Houston Chronicle.
Showtime is at 7 p.m. Visit Cameron’s website here.
Now Playing in My […]
May 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on Ten Questions for Caribou
I caught Manitoba at Fat Cat’s a couple of years ago and it blew my mind. It was a multimedia spectacular, with some of the coolest music I’d ever seen played live. Last year, I heard that the band had to change its name due to legal issues but that they would be back with […]
May 9th, 2005 · Comments Off on The week in Houston rock
My favorite local punk act, Gun Crazy, is playing at Walter’s on Washington (across from Mary Jane’s/Fat Cat’s) on Wednesday night (5.11.05).
Local musician John Evans will play a rare acoustic solo set at Mucky Duck this Thursday (5.12.05) at 8:30. Be sure to get there early.
Saturday is Cameron Dezen’s CD release show at The Houston […]
May 7th, 2005 · Comments Off on Here is what lust looked like in 1966* (and throughout the eighties, for that matter)
REVIEW: Herb Albert’s Tijuana Brass, Whipped Cream & Other Delights
When I was a kid, I was prone to rifle through my dad’s extensive record collection. I think he was an early member of one of the record clubs because he had a pretty varied assortment of albums. In addition to most of The Beatles’ catalogue […]