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Free Press Summer Festival 2015 kicks off at NRG Park today

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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Scale the Summit

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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Robert Ellis

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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: We Were Wolves

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 […]

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The Damnwells plays two Houston shows this Friday

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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Band of Horses

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 […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Tears for Fears

May 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Tears for Fears is a great surprise on this year’s Free Press Summer Festival line-up. I still remember listening to the band’s cassettes on my knock-off Walkman while walking to and from high school. “Pale Shelter” ranks high among my favorites, but “Head Over Heels” is up there as well. The group was huge in […]

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Free Press Summer Festival update: FPSF moved to NRG Park

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments

From a FPSF post: The seventh annual FREE PRESS SUMMER FESTIVAL (FPSF) will move forward as planned next weekend (Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7) in Houston. The FPSF team remains committed to producing the event their fans have come to expect and the decision was made to relocate the 2015 event to an […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Deep Cuts

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Last year, Deep Cuts released its debut EP, Love Grows, cementing the group’s place among Houston’s indie upstarts. The band has earned itself a slot st this year’s Free Press Summer Festival–which is June 6-7, 2015 in Eleanor Tinsley Park–and is sure to gain new fans as a result. You can get passes to the […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Second Lovers

May 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Houston’s Second Lovers perform at this year’s Free Press Summer Festival, which is next weekend (June 6-7, 2015) in Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park. The band–vocalist/guitarist Nicolas Morales, vocalist Chelsea Renee, bassist Sean Spiller, drummer Josh Hammond, multi-instrumentalist John Maxwell, and guitarist Thomas Truver–has been around the local music scene since 2010. The group’s blend of […]

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