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Entries from July 2018

Smashing Pumpkins bring Shiny And Oh So Bright tour to Houston tonight (tonight)

July 17th, 2018 · No Comments

Chicago’s Smashing Pumpkins, whose first few albums are among the finest of their time, return to Houston tonight (Tuesday, 7.17.18) to play at Toyota Center.

The current line-up includes most of the original-era band (including drummer extraordinaire Jimmy Chamberlin), and is touring as part of a “greatest hits” of sorts — the Shiny And Oh So […]

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The Suffers release new album, Everything Here, today + play release shows

July 13th, 2018 · No Comments

Hometown heroes The Suffers celebrate the release of Everything Here — which is available today (Friday, 7.13.18) — with a pair of sold-out shows at Houston’s Heights Theater (last night and tonight).
The band is still touring pretty much constantly, gaining new fans and good press along the way.
You can stream the new album on NPR […]

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Shiny, not-so-happy Wild Moccasins return with Look Together, album release at White Oak Music Hall this Saturday

July 6th, 2018 · No Comments

Wild Moccasins
Look Together
New West Records
Album release show: White Oak Music Hall, Saturday, 7.7.18 | $10 tickets: www.pegstar.net
Relationship albums can be tricky. On the one hand, emotional pain often results in beautiful work; on the other, the ensuing drama can distract listeners from the intended experience. On Look Together (New West Records) – its first in […]

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