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The week in Houston rock

August 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Tonight (Monday, 8.20.07) at The Proletariat, Motion Turns It On (whose Rima EP is one of the best local releases this year so far) play with They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?.

Thursday night has a lot of local shows to choose from. At Rocbar, Pale plays with D.E.M.O. and Stalking Chloe. The Meridian hosts Flowers To Hide, Tody Castillo, The Rogues, and Astra Heights. Fatal Flying Guilloteens play with The Dimes and L.A.W.S. at Walter’s.

On Friday, the legendary BOC (Blue Oyster Cult) plays in Clear Lake at Scout Bar. Don’t let the laser hit your eyeball. Also on Friday, Whorehound plays at Rudz with Split Hoof and Rustler.

On Saturday, Full Throttle Coffee & Gallery in Spring hosts Orange Is In, whose latest CD is available now.

Sunday is Rudyard’s 29th Anniversary Party, which features The Sword.

Other shows around Houston this week:

Monday, 8.20.07

The Kotton Mouth Kings/Tech Nine/Hed Pe/Blaze Ya Dead Homie/Subnoize Souljaz @ Warehouse Live
The Flood/Novice/Novox @ Walter’s on Washington
Bless the Fallen/Miracle of You @ The Meltdown

Tuesday, 8.21.07

The Receiving End of Sirens/Hopesfall/Emanuel @ The Meridian
Songwriters Night, featuring Bob Livingston, Danny Everitt, & Beth Wood @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Wednesday, 8.22.07

Commune Music, featuring Translations, Thomas Ayresol, & Inside Out @ The Proletariat
Screamin’ Cyn Cyn & The Pons/Retro Spandex/Chim Charoo @ Super Happy Fun Land
Dirty Leg/Potroast @ Last Concert Cafe
Greg Schroeder/Country Jim @ The Continental Club
DevilDriver/At All Cost @ The Meridian
Turbojugend Humpday, featuring Deathbed Repentance @ Rudyard’s
Shinedown @ Verizon Wireless Theater
Seventh Star/Dead Hearts/Daggermouth/Crowns of Kings/Phantoms @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse

Thursday, 8.23.07

Fulton Read (CD release)/The Western Civilization @ Walter’s on Washington
Max Stalling @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Freestyle Bomb Tour, featuring Stevie B, Trinere, The Covergirls, Lissete, Melendez, Sweet Sensations, Debbie Deb, Connie, Freestyle Evolution, Nocera, & Timmy T @ Reliant Arena
Rocrament/Beetle @ The Continental Club
Dr. Manhattan/Captain Electric and the Asians/Element Operation @ Super Happy Fun Land
The Pleasures of Merely Circulating/Dead Roses @ Rudyard’s
Closet Space Wrap/Release/Premiere Celebration, featuring Jonah Matranga, Radio Pioneer, Jenny Westbury, Josh White, Nutcyclical, & Dunnock @ The Proletariat (7PM)
Deep Purple @ Verizon Wireless Theater

Friday, 8.24.07

The System, featuring DJ 10.29, DJ Dead, Breye 7x, Asmodeus X, & CTRL @ The Meridian
The Lemurs @ Walter’s on Washington
The Weary Boys (last show)/The Gougers/Molly and the Ringwalds @ The Continental Club
Osirus @ Bohemeo’s
Scale the Summit/Ultra Siberian Pant Factory @ Fitzgerald’s
47 Miles Of Barbed Wire/Stove Blow/Wedding Ghost/Martin Monté/Tenkiller @ Super Happy Fun Land
Love It To Death @ The Engine Room
Jimmy LaFave @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Boot Knockers/Seared @ Fitzdown
Randy Rogers Band @ Sam Houston Race Park
Kittie/It Dies Today/Silent Civilian/Bring Me The Horizon/Blessed By a Broken Heart @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse

Saturday, 8.25.07

Starbucks Mixed Media Music Series, featuring Miho Hatori @ Museum of Fine Arts
Program/Another Run/Dreaming of June @ The Proletariat
Bang Your Head USA Texas II, featuring Helstar, Hallows Eve, Doug Pinnick & The Sonnier Brothers Band, Solitude Aeturnus, Wide Open Throttle, Temple of Wrath, Ninth Kingdom, Crimson Thirst, Amoricide, Spiritual Winter, Funeral Rites, & Until Dawn @ The Meridian
Gendermyn @ The Engine Room
Truck/Freebleeder/American Axiom/Dawn Over Zero @ Fitzgerald’s
Ian Moore/Astra Heights @ The Continental Club
Tony Vega Band/The Rising @ Rudyard’s
Houston Juggalos @ Walter’s on Washington
Bruce Robison @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Stacey Miller/Amanda Lepre @ Super Happy Fun Land
Calvert & Mims @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
Skyscrapers Walk Among Us/The Arcadia Crisis/Dead Before Dusk @ Java Junction (Cypress)
Makeshifte/The Burning Ground/Another Day/Great American Actors/Broadway/State Champs @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse

Sunday, 8.26.07

The Frustrations/Terrible Twos @ The Proletariat
Maze/Frankie Beverly/Johnny Gill/En Vogue/MC Lightfoot @ Reliant Arena
Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party/Mink @ The Meridian
The Frontier Bros./The Courtesy Clerks/A Farewell To Thought/Kamikaze Overture @ Java Jazz Coffeehouse

Have a great week. If I missed a show, please let me know. Thanks.

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