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Houston’s South By Due East 2006

March 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

This weekend marks the beginning of South By Due East 2006, which is held at Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar in the Heights. Musicians will perform on two stages from Saturday, 3.18.06 to Tuesday, 3.21.06.

SXDE features more than 50 local and national touring acts, all showcasing original music. You’ll see Zydeco Queens and street poets groovin’ next to cowpunk country and R&B bands offering a great chance to view the diversely rich Houston music & performance scene that can only grow in an underground music scene.

Marlo Blue & Guy Schwartz film the festival for use in online video projects aimed at promoting the Houston music scene and the participating artists.

Come out and be a part of this year’s event, which is held at Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar.

Doors open at 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday; 5pm on Monday; 6pm on Tuesday. Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar is located at 1031 E. 24th St. in Houston.

Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Keep reading for the line-up…

Saturday, 3.18.06

3:00 pm Jimmy Deen Legendary North Houston Rocker
3:30 pm Congas By Carlos world beat jams
4:00 pm Opie Hendrix/Guy Schwartz accoustic set by singer/songwriter/bandleaders
4:30 pm Collective Hallucination r&b
5:00 pm Mary Thomas Zydeco royalty
5:30 pm Carrie Ann Buchanan contemporary urban country
6:00 pm LSD Darren’s beats & Diva’s
6:30 pm Q.U.E./Green Rhinos/DJ Baby Cee hiphop madness
7:00 pm Muzak performance and noise artist
7:30 pm Don Walsh kamikaze poet
8:00 pm Ill Son / DJ Saba groove hiphop
8:30 pm New Jack Hippies your musical hosts
9:00 pm Rozz Zamorano – fusion bass master
9:30 pm Vibe Committee groove jams
10:00 pm Orange Is In– Leesa’s other band
11:00 pm Fondue Monks – they rock
12:00 am The Frauds (baltimore) – east coast garage

Sunday, 3.19.06

3:00 pm Hellfire Revival hard rock
3:30 pm Burns Moore & the I & I Band reggae, dub
4:00 pm TBA
4:30 pm Fahl & Folk folk music
5:00 pm The Niggrews street with an R&B twist
5:30 pm TBA
6:00 pm Sean Walters Texas singer/songwriter
6:30 pm The Living Dolls Glam/Sleaze Rock
7:00 pm TBA
7:30 pm Joe Kowan smart folk
8:00 pm Derby (Portland) Derby (Portland)
8:30 pm New Jack Hippies Rockin’ Blues
9:00 pm The Hates classic punks
9:30 pm Little Brother Project funk groove jams
10:00 pm Opie Hendrix rockin’ country and bluegrass
11:00 pm TBA
12:00 am Rusted Shut post industrial punk noise

Monday, 3.20.06

5:30 pm Bigg Nay street level rap
6:00 pm Koo Rod – conscious rap Ill – gutta rap
6:30 pm Damm Fool intellectual gangster rock
7:00 pm T-Bone – Sonny Black hardcore undergound
8:00 pm Organ Failure Organ Failure – what?
9:00 pm J.B. Money psychedelic guitar master
10:00 pm Corey Stoot/ Funkyfingaz Funkyfingaz’ cool jazz
11:00 pm Scott Daniels Band jam rock
12:00 am Hamilton Loomis next generation blues and soul

Tuesday, 3.21.06

6-8pm Film Fest
8:00 pm The Floaters Don Walsh says they’re happy!
9:00 pm Erin Wright jazz bass goddess
10:00 pm Michael Heyman Bluesrock guitar virtuoso
11:00 pm From Tha Bottom hard core street rap
12:00 am Giancarlo

More information can be found on the South By Due East website.


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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 EJ Hunyadi // Mar 20, 2006 at 2:52 pm

    Cool… I read a lot about Blondie’s inception into the R&R Hall of Fame and how contentious it was with the former band members. I almost wish I could have seen it live!

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