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Free Press Summer Festival moved again to NRG Park

May 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Due to the recent rains in Houston, Free Press Summer Festival is moving locations to NRG Park’s Yellow Lot.
The fest will be held Saturday & Sunday, June 4-5, 2016, and single-day tickets are available here.
Line-up and schedule may be found at www.fpsf.com/schedule.

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Wish you were here: David Gilmour plays tonight in Chicago

April 8th, 2016 · No Comments

David Gilmour plays tonight (Friday, 4.8.16) at Chicago’s United Center. This is a bucket list item for me.
Here are some videos from past shows:

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Cameron Dezen Hammon premieres video for “I’m On Fire” cover, help fund Words Don’t Bleed album + interview

December 7th, 2015 · No Comments

As previously posted, local musician Cameron Dezen Hammon is currently working on Words Don’t Bleed, an album of cover songs from the 80s and 90s, which you can help support at Pledgemusic. There are currently less than 10 days left in the campaign for the album.
Houston Calling is happy to bring you the video of […]

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The Ocean Blue reissue first three albums on vinyl

November 27th, 2015 · No Comments

I first heard The Ocean Blue when the band’s song “Between Something and Nothing” was included on Sire Records’ Just Say Mao compilation in the late Eighties. Being a huge fan of Echo & The Bunnymen, the song’s similarity (deep vocals and jangly guitars) instantly resonated with me. Their debut album was favorite in college, […]

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Help fund Cameron Dezen Hammon’s next solo record (and her brother’s too…)

November 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Local musician Cameron Dezen Hammon (most recently of The Rebecca West) needs your help. She is asking fans to fund her new album, which will be a series of cover songs from the Eighties. In exchange, she’s offering videos and other special items for pledgers.
Here’s the latest from Cameron on the project:

Here’s why you should […]

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Via Colori hosts local music this weekend, LB Lounge pays tribute to former event coordinator

November 17th, 2015 · No Comments

This weekend (November 21-22), Houston’s The Center for Hearing and Speech hosts its annual Via Colori street-painting festival in downtown Houston. There are several bands playing throughout the weekend, including The Glass, Runaway Sun, The Mighty Orq, and Colonial Blue.
Via Colori is held in downtown Houston at Hermann Square at City Hall and the surrounding […]

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Read Houston Underground: The Bayou City’s New DIY “Golden Age” on Vice’s noisey

September 4th, 2015 · No Comments

Vice‘s music blog noisey released an article by Paul DeBenedetto on Houston’s DIY music scene this week. It’s a great read, and features music by Black Kite, Deep Cuts, Young Mammals, Hearts of Animals, Indian Jewelry, and more.
Check it out here.

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Vote for your favorite local musicians in the 2015 Houston Press Music Awards

July 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Vote online here. There are a lot of tough choices.

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Help Walter’s Downtown raise money

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Walter’s Downtown needs your help. It is raising funds to pay off debt via an IndieGoGo campaign. So far, it’s reached nearly 25% of its goal.
More information at IndieGoGo.

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The Suffers to play Late Show With David Letterman on March 30th

March 9th, 2015 · No Comments

Wow! Good for The Suffers. Catch them on Letterman on Monday, 3.30.15.
Buy their EP, Make Some Room, here.

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