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Yes, Indeed! music fest announces line-up

July 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Mark your calendars! AR*V and Jason Smith Enterprises presents YES, INDEED! 2014, which is scheduled for Saturday, 9.13.14, at The Continental Club, The Big Top Lounge, Alley Kat, and Pachinko Hut in Houston. The bands slated to perform include Black Pistol Fire, Another Run, Electric Attitude, BLSHS, We Were Wolves, The Trimms, Catch Fever, Rivers, […]

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Craig Kinsey album release show at Fitzgerald’s tonight, with Buxton and The Happen-Ins

July 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Buy the album here or at local record stores.

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Houston Whatever Fest

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

The inaugural Houston Whatever Fest, which features local and national bands and comedians, will be held Saturday and Sunday, 8.9.14-8.10-14, in and around Warehouse Live. The line-up includes Mute Math, Passion Pit, Filter, Neon Indian, Blonde Redhead, The Hold Steady, Kreayshawn, Rebirth Brass Band, Andrew WK, Trust, The Queers, The Dwarves, Helmet, Local H, and […]

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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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The Tontons play free FPSF make-up show this Friday night

June 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Blame it on the rain… The Tontons were one of the bands that had their 2014 Free Press Summer Festival set cancelled after the weather evacuation this past Saturday. While unfortunate, in reality it’ll be much better to see the band play in a smaller setting at Fitzgerald’s–for free, no less–this Friday night (6.6.14). RSVP […]

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Ume plays free show at Cactus Music this Friday

June 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Austin’s Ume–a band which got its start in Houston–is having a heck of a run, with frontwoman Lauren Larson recently performing with Heart’s Nancy Wilson in San Francisco last month and the band set to play London’s Hyde Park in July with Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, and Motorhead at British Summer Time, and sold out shows […]

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Free Press Summer Festival starts this morning

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s the day — 2014 Free Press Summer Festival kicks off at 11am today (Saturday, 5.31.14). While it’s sure to be a muddy (and potentially rainy) mess, it is also a great chance to catch a slew of local and national acts. Locals such as The Tontons, Wild Moccasins, A Fistful of Soul, Grand Old […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Sylvan Esso

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Sylvan Esso–Amelia Meath from Mountain Man and Nick Sanborn from Megafaun–has a hell of a buzz right now, so it’s great that we get to see them in Houston this weekend at 2014 Free Press Summer Festival. The duo’s album recently premiered on NPR’s First Listen, where it was called “2014′s most intoxicating debut,” and […]

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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 preview: The Chain Gang of 1974

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments

The Chain Gang of 1974, which plays at this year’s Free Press Summer Festival–held tomorrow and Sunday (May 31st/June 1st) at Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park–is the dark electropop band of former 3OH!3 bassist Kamtin Mohager. If you’re a fan of 80s danceable pop, with a dark bent, then look no further. Should be an interesting […]

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