Most of you are aware of the impact the Houston hip-hop/rap scene has had nationally, especially lately. If you’ve seen the latest issue of The Source, it features a cover article written by Houston writer/blogger/promoter/DJ/radio show host/man-about-town Matt Sonzala. This guy is everywhere and seems to know everyone. You’ve undoubtedly seen him, met him, or […]
Entries from April 2006
April 30th, 2006 · 1 Comment
April 29th, 2006 · 1 Comment
After some hunting online, I finally found a schedule of the bands playing today at Westfest Compressed — just go to Number’s or Helio’s and you’ll hear it/see it going on.
As far as I know, this info is current.
Numbers (300 Westheimer)
Standing Souls 12:45-1:15
Jack in the Pulpit 1:30-2:00
Arthur Yoria 3:00-3:30
Mechanical Boy 4:30-5:00
Million Year […]
April 28th, 2006 · No Comments
If you haven’t yet taken the time to check out Houston musician Lanky, then you’re missing out. Tonight is the perfect chance to see him perform — he’s opening for another great (former) Houston musician, Gordy Quist, at the Mucky Duck. A part-time Heathen, Quist has been chosen as a finalist in this year’s Kerrville […]
April 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment
Here is the link to submit your nominations for the best musicians in Houston for the 2006 Houston Press Music Awards.
Go vote now.
April 25th, 2006 · No Comments
Don’t forget about Westfest Compressed, which features tons of local bands and an assortment of local oddities. It’s along Westheimer, on stages at Helio’s, Number’s (parking lot), Mangoes, and Black Widow. The festival is this Saturday, April 29th, from 1-8pm.
Scheduled to perform:
The Dimes / Pennyroyal / Arthur Yoria / J.W. Americana / The Generic Tribe […]
April 24th, 2006 · No Comments
Tonight (Monday, 4.24.06), local noise-rockers God’s Temple of Family Deliverance play at Walter’s with Bowel, Ocean, and Cardinale. Come check it out.
Wednesday night (4.26.06), Tzar Bomba plays with Joel Mercado-See at The Proletariat.
On Thursday (4.27.06), don’t forget about JamHouston.com‘s Extemporama, a night of improvised music, at Super Happy Fun Land. If that’s not your thing, […]
April 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment
Tonight, there’s a great show brought to you by SuperUnison — Fruit Bats, Amandine, and Sam Jayne play at Walter’s on Washington.
Also tonight, Miss Leslie & Her Juke-Jointers are recording their show at The Continental Club, so come out and be a part of history!
On Thursday night, Houston’s hometown pop-rock heroes Blue October play […]
April 15th, 2006 · No Comments
I’ve told you this before, but local hip-hop purveyors Studemont Project’s EP, Avenue of the Observatory, is now available on iTunes.
Go get it now. It’s a mere $5.94!
Check out Studemont Project online here or on their MySpace page.
Now Playing: some Benevento Russo Duo bootleg that just rocks
April 14th, 2006 · No Comments
JamHouston.com and Super Happy Fun Land have teamed up to bring Houston a new monthly music event known as Extemporama, which starts April 27th.
According to Nino at JamHouston.com, Extemporama is:
“a monthly improvised music event… an evening of 100% improvised music… an event for free jazzers and jambands to come improvise like mad, but it’s also […]
April 14th, 2006 · 2 Comments
New York-based, Dallas native Todd Deatherage will play at the Sidecar Pub in Houston on Saturday, 4.15.06 opening for Houston’s Luxurata, orange is in, and Permanent Daylight. The show starts at 8pm, so make plans to get there early.
For more information on orange is in, visit their MySpace page.
For more information on Permanent Daylight, […]