Former Southern Backtones frontman Hank Schyma (aka Pecos Hank) celebrates the releases of his debut album, El Reno Blues, with a free in-store performance at Cactus Music. There are sure to be a few guest appearances as well. El Reno Blues is available at Cactus Music as well as at online retailers. More information may […]
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September 5th, 2015 · No Comments
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.
July 25th, 2015 · No Comments
One of my long-time favorite local bands, Young Mammals, plays a long-awaited free in-store set at Cactus Music today (Saturday, 7.25.15) at 4pm. You can pick up the band’s latest release, Alto Seco, on CD and vinyl while you’re there. Check out Young Mammals online here and here. Read a review of Alto Seco in […]
July 6th, 2015 · No Comments
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June 6th, 2015 · No Comments
Follow all the fun of this weekend’s Free Press Summer Festival–which runs today and tomorrow (June 6-7, 2015) at NRG Park in Houston–via Houston Press, Space City Rock, Free Press Houston, Houston Chronicle, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Passes are still available to the festival. Visit www.fpsf.com or Front Gate Tickets for more information. You can […]
June 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment
Scale the Summit is a band that seems to sometimes fly under the radar locally, mainly because they get so much exposure outside of Houston. Having played with such respected bands as Dream Theater, Protest the Hero, Between the Buried and Me, and many more, the prog-rock group has built a sizable international fan base […]
June 4th, 2015 · No Comments
Former Houstonian Robert Ellis deserves the praise and attention he’s been getting. His New West Records releases are both excellent (as is his previous work), and he continues to progress as an artist and gain new fans with each new show (while retaining a sense of humor). Ellis returns to Houston to play Free Press […]
June 3rd, 2015 · No Comments
Houston rock band We Were Wolves performs this Saturday (6.6.15) at Free Press Summer Festival. The group’s set is sure to start off a blistering weekend of music. The foursome–vocalist/guitarist Drew Haught, guitarist Vinc Prihoda, bassist Chris Badger, and drummer Zach Elizondo–releases its Ruin Your Weekend EP on June 16th, and recently premiered the […]
June 2nd, 2015 · No Comments
The Damnwells–back with the original line-up of Alex Dezen, Ted Hudson, Steven Terry, and Dave Chernis–returns to Houston this Friday (6.5.15) to play a headlining show at Fitzgerald’s. The band also plays a free in-store show on Friday at Cactus Music at 3pm. The band’s latest self-titled release is its first with the original line-up […]
June 2nd, 2015 · No Comments
Band of Horses is one of the many stripped-down, countrified rock bands out today, but the band is near the top of the pack and an excellent additional to this year’s Free Press Summer Fest line-up. The group’s early releases are undoubtedly its best, however 2014’s live release, Acoustic At The Ryman, shows not only […]