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Entries from February 2013

Herschel Berry & The Natives, Fondue Monks at Dan Electro’s this Saturday

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Fondue Monks and Herschel Berry & the Natives play at Dan Electro’s this Saturday (3.2.13). Dan Electro’s is located at 1031 E. 24th St. in the Heights. Showtime is 9pm.
In other Monks new, the Rozz Zamorano Trio (featuring Zamorano on bass and Monks guitarist Steve Olson) plays a daytime gig in the Garden Oaks/Oak Forest […]

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Free Press Summer Fest 2013 line-up announced

February 28th, 2013 · No Comments

The line-up for this year’s Free Press Summer Fest, held June 1-2, 2013, in Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park, was announced today and includes Iggy & The Stooges, Social Distortion, Paul Banks, The Postal Service (duh!), Mavis Staples, Geto Boys, The Octopus Project, and many more (including such local acts as Young Mammals, American Fangs, Nick […]

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The Tontons release “Bones” 7-inch, free show at Cactus Music

February 26th, 2013 · No Comments

 
The Tontons celebrate the recent release of the 7-inch single for “Bones” with a free in-store show at Cactus Music this Saturday (3.2.13) at 3pm.
More information on The Tontons may be found at www.thetontons.com. More information on this event may be found on Facebook.
 

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Co-Pilot, Caspian, Junius this Friday at Rudyard’s

February 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Houston instrumental rockers Co-Pilot are on an excellent bill tonight (Friday, 2.22.13) at Rudz, with Junius and Caspian.
More info on Facebook or at the Rudyard’s website.
If you are unfamiliar with Caspian–a band from Beverly, MA–I highly suggest you check out You Are The Conductor, as well as watch this live video from the group’s Audiotree […]

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Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts free show at Cactus this Saturday

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts are set to release VAUdeVILLE at the end of March. To celebrate, the band plays a free in-store show at Cactus Music this Saturday (2.23.13) at 3pm.
The CD release show is Friday, 3.29.13, at Fitzgerald’s. The Trimms and Bonneville Nightlife are also on the bill.
Stream the band’s new music at […]

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Is The Postal Service playing Free Press Summer Fest 2013?

February 19th, 2013 · No Comments

I just came across some new tour dates for The Postal Service, whose electro-pop debut Give Up was released 10 years ago, and it looks like the time is right for the band to perform at 2013’s Free Press Summer Fest. A date has been announced in Grand Prairie (Dallas area) for June 3rd, which […]

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Houston Calling’s Facebook page

February 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Houston Calling is now on Facebook. Please take a minute to “like” the page — thanks.

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Drowner’s debut, Co-Pilot, and the return of Mansion (sort of…)

February 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Local shoegazers Drowner–whose debut was one of my favorite releases–plays its first show tomorrow night (Saturday, 2.16.13) at Rudyard’s. Instrumental rockers┬áCo-Pilot (also a local favorite of mine) and what is being billed as Mansion Jr. (two members of former local indie favs Mansion) are also on the bill.
Showtime is 9pm. Cover is $8.

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Jealous Creatures releases new album, video

February 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Houston’s Jealous Creatures has a new album out, Bazooka, along with a new video for “Hurry Up”.
Check it out here:

Buy Bazooka online here.

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Local musicians play benefit for Grandfather Child’s Lucas Gorham this Sunday

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments

As reported in the Houston Press‘s Rocks Off blog, Grandfather Child frontman Lucas Gorham recently broke his collarbone in an accident and the medical bills are piling up. Local musicians and Gorham’s friends have organized a benefit this Sunday (2.10.13) at Fitzgerald’s at 5pm. Grandfather Child’s Geoffrey Muller, Buxton‘s Sergio Trevino, Second Lovers, Featherface (a […]

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