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Entries from May 2013

Check out Space City Rock’s Free Press Summer Festival coverage

May 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Our friends over at the always-excellent Space City Rock have been steadily posting coverage leading up to this weekend’s sold-out Free Press Summer Festival.
View their rundowns here: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
Be sure to check out Space City Rock for all the latest local music news and show listings.

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts

May 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts will perform songs from the group’s recent album, VAUdeVILLE, during Free Press Summer Festival. The festival, which runs June 1-2, 2013, in Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park, is a sold-out event.
View a video of Hamblin and company’s 2011 performance at FPSF below:

Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts help kick off FPSF tomorrow […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: The Suffers

May 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Houston’s The Suffers open the second day of Free Press Summer Festival in Houston this Sunday (6.2.13) so make plans to shake it off, rub on more sunscreen, and get to the park early. Passes to FPSF are no longer available, so hopefully you planned ahead.
Here’s a video of The Suffers live:

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Mark C. Austin’s Print Job photo exhibit debuts this Friday

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Local man about town, music promoter, music fiend, and all-around nice guy Mark C. Austin debuts his new photo exhibit,┬áPrint Job – A Collection of Music Photography, at Cactus Music’s Record Ranch Gallery in Houston this Friday (5.31.13) from 6-9pm. Austin has been a long-time music photographer and has had access to many bands that […]

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Navigate FPSF this weekend with the official app

May 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The FPSF official app is now available for download on iOS and Android devices. Download it here.
Free Press Summer Festival runs this weekend (June 1-2, 2013) in Houston’s E

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: The Sour Notes

May 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Austin’s The Sour Notes–a band with Houston roots–returns to Free Press Summer Festival for its third year in a row. The band plans to releasing a new “cassingle” (no, really) at the festival and also plans to head to Canada and the East Coast for the NXNE Music Festival.

The Sour Notes plays Free Press Summer […]

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Finalize your Free Press Summer Fest schedule

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments

The sold-out Free Press Summer Fest is rapidly approaching. The festival, which runs June 1-2, 2013, in Eleanor Tinsley Park near downtown Houston, hosts a ton of local bands as well as some big-name headliners. You can find the full schedule at the Free Press Summer Fest website.

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Wild Moccasins video for “Gag Reflections” on The Onion’s AV Club

May 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Check out the new video for “Gag Reflections” from Wild Moccasins on The Onion’s AV Club.
The band is currently on tour with of Montreal, and plays Los Angeles tonight (Thursday, 5.9.13).
Once the tour ends, the band plans to return to the studio to finish up its sophomore album.
The band’s new website may be found at […]

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