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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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Win tickets to Artopia 2015

January 8th, 2015 · No Comments

The 7th Annual Artopia–a celebration of Houston Culture & Art (food, drink, art, music and fashion)–is coming up on Saturday, January 24, 2015, from 8PM-11PM at Winter Street Studios (2101 Winter Street).

Houston Press is awarding local artists with monetary grants for service to the Arts and the Community. These individuals were chosen from a panel […]

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The Answer Page releases The Nightmares of My Dearest Cardinal

January 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Nate McKee, the man behind solo project The Answer Page, quietly released the final album in his trilogy at the end of 2014. The Nightmares of My Dearest Cardinal is currently available on Bandcamp (for free, no less — although McKee says donations will go toward a possible future vinyl release).

While McKee recently left Houston […]

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Buxton announces new album, Half A Native, available February 3rd

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Local favorites Buxton have announced a new album, Half A Native, which will be available on 2.3.15 via New West Records.
Wondering Sound has posted the band’s new song, “Icebreaker,” which you can stream here.

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Sad news: Walters owner Pam Robinson passed away

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Most local bands owe a great debt to Walter’s owner Pam Robinson, who gave  a lot of bands places to play and booked them as openers for national acts. I just found out (on Instagram, no less) that she lost her long battle with cancer yesterday.
More information via Houston Press.

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Untapped postponed, but you can still see The Suffers

September 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Catch The Suffers for free today at 8th Wonder, as part of the postponed Untapped Fest festivities.  6-9pm
There’s also a karaoke party at MKT Bar tonight, starting at 9:30pm, hosted by Robert Ellis and Kam Franklin. 

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The Suffers, Los Skarnales, and Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man play Houston No Limits CityFest today

September 6th, 2014 · No Comments

See you there.

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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
Royal Oak Blues Cafe, Trudy Lynn
The Champ, […]

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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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