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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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival: what to bring, what not to bring

May 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

More information may be found here, but below is a list of what you can and what you cannot bring to the nearly sold-out 2014 Free Press Summer Festival, which starts tomorrow morning (May 31st) in Eleanor Tinsley Park on the edge of downtown Houston. Please pay attention and don’t hold up the lines for […]

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Free Press Summer Festival ticket prices go up this Friday at 10am — get yours now

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Prices for the remaining passes to the 2014 Free Press Summer Festival increase this Friday (5.23.14) at 10am. Buy yours now. More information at the Free Press Summer Festival website (www.fpsf.com).

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New York City Queens, Featherface, Rivers, and more at Fitz benefit show this Saturday

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Come out and help the Houston music community raise money for BeTheMatch.org. Several Houston area bands are joining together for this cause, which is tomorrow night (Saturday, 3.22.14) at Fitzgerald’s. The line-up includes: Featherface as Big Star New York City Queens as Tears For Fears Rivers as White Stripes Another Run as At The Drive […]

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Memorial held today for Houston bassist Rozz Zamorano

March 1st, 2014 · No Comments

On February 21st, Houston lost one of its finest and most hard-working musicians, bassist Rozzano Zamorano. You can read articles in Free Press Houston, Houston Press, and Houston Chronicle. I first met Zamorano shortly after moving to Houston in the mid-90s. I had heard that a close friend from college, Denver Courtney, was singing in […]

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Pre-order new album from The Tontons directly from the band

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments

While Make Out King and Other Stories Of Love, the new album from The Tontons, will be available on iTunes and other online outlets on February 18th, you can help support the band by pre-ordering the CD from Bandcamp. You’ll receive a digital copy as well. The album is already garnering the Houston band plenty […]

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Reminder: Untapped Festival features The Suffers, Wild Mocassins, The Tontons, and more

November 16th, 2013 · No Comments

The Paste Untapped Festival just got underway at Discovery Green in downtown Houston. The music starts at 4:15pm. Full line-up and schedule is below.

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Congratulations to the 2013 Houston Press Music Awards winners

August 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

BEST LOCAL RECORDING The Niceguys, James Kelley BEST LOCAL SONG Cindy Pruitt, “Epiphany” BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO Junior Gordon Band, “Big” LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR Texas Johnny Brown BEST NEW ACT Oceans of Slumber BEST SONGWRITER Libby Koch BEST PRODUCER Darryl Youngblood BEST MALE VOCALS Josh Fuller (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel) BEST […]

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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 […]

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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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