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Entries from June 2014

Vote for local favorites in the 2014 Houston Press Music Awards

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments

The nominations are out for the 2014 Houston Press Music Awards. You can vote online at http://musicawardspoll.houstonpress.com.
Up for best local recording of the year:

Abstract Desires, BLSHS
Footprints On the Moon, Doughbeezy
The Spirit Speaks, Jones Family Singers
Wild Desperation, B.E. Godfrey
Find What You Love and Let It Kill You, Linus Pauling Quartet
Royal Oak Blues Cafe, Trudy Lynn
The Champ, […]

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Tags: Houston Press Music Awards · Miscellaneous · Music

The Tontons play free FPSF make-up show this Friday night

June 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Blame it on the rain…
The Tontons were one of the bands that had their 2014 Free Press Summer Festival set cancelled after the weather evacuation this past Saturday. While unfortunate, in reality it’ll be much better to see the band play in a smaller setting at Fitzgerald’s–for free, no less–this Friday night (6.6.14).
RSVP for the […]

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Tags: Music · Show listings · Summer Fest

Ume plays free show at Cactus Music this Friday

June 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Austin’s Ume–a band which got its start in Houston–is having a heck of a run, with frontwoman Lauren Larson recently performing with Heart’s Nancy Wilson in San Francisco last month and the band set to play London’s Hyde Park in July with Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, and Motorhead at British Summer Time, and sold out shows […]

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Tags: Music · Show listings