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Get rid of the holiday blues with Local H and Helmet at White Oak Music Hall this Friday

November 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

One of my long-time favorite live bands, Local H, returns to Houston to play White Oak Music Hall with Helmet this Friday night (November 25, 2016). I last saw this line-up at the Houston Whatever Fest and the bands did not disappoint. Tickets are still available, and this will be an excellent way to see […]

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Young Mammals celebrate release of Jaguar with free in-store set tonight at Cactus Music

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Young Mammals, a band that consistently grows and creates interesting music with each release, plays a free show tonight (Friday, 11.11.16) at Cactus Music. Show time is 7pm.

The band’s latest album, Jaguar, is now available online and at local record stores (including Cactus Music).
You can also catch the band live on 12.8.16 at Satellite Bar […]

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Tickets still available for tonight’s BRMC, DFA1979 show at House of Blues

November 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

Tonight (November 3, 2016), Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC) returns to Houston to play House of Blues with Death From Above 1979.
Here’s a live BRMC set from KEXP:

Also, watch Death From Above 1979, live from Glastonbury in 2015:

Tickets to tonight’s Houston show may be purchased at the House of Blues box office.

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Houston Open Air festival features The Cult, Anthrax, Deftones, Slayer, Ministry, Alice in Chains, and more

September 24th, 2016 · No Comments

This weekend (Saturday, 9/24/16 and Sunday, 9/25/16), NRG Park hosts the inaugural Houston Open Air music festival. Check the line-up below.

More information may be found at www.houstonopenair.com.

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Day For Night 2016 festival schedule announced: Squarepusher, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Wild Moccasins, Thundercat, Aphex Twin, Limb, Fat Tony, Matmos, Lower Dens, Washed Out, and many more

September 14th, 2016 · No Comments

This year’s line-up for the experiential arts festival Day For Night–to be held in the former post office in downtown Houston at 401 Franklin St.–has been announced. The featured artists include:
Aphex Twin | ODESZA | Travis Scott | Kaskade | Bj√∂rk (unique digital sets) | Run The Jewels | Nick Murphy (Chet Faker) | Banks […]

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Aphex Twin to play Houston’s Day For Night festival in December

September 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Irish musician Richard David James–aka Aphex Twin–plays his first U.S. show in eight years in Houston this December, at the Day For Night festival. Tickets are available at dayfornight.io.
Read more about Aphex Twin’s U.S. gig annoucement here.
The line-up for this year’s Day For Night is incredible, and will be officially announced at 10am today (9.14.16).
Day […]

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Free Press Summer Festival preview: King Finn

June 1st, 2016 · No Comments

Indie rockers King Finn have been a part of the Houston music scene for a while, and continue to make a name for themselves both locally and around the state, playing festivals and clubs. The group–Chris Gallego, Jeremy Ortiz, Jakub Ausobsky, and Michael Lucio–recently released its latest single, “The Flow” (which you can hear via […]

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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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Free Press Summer Festival preview: Violent Femmes

May 27th, 2016 · No Comments

There was a time, nearly 30 (!) years ago, when I was a member of the Violent Femmes fan club. With my membership came two prized possessions during the latter half of my high school days: a “Gimme The Car” bumper sticker (which resided in the back window of my Oldsmobuick) and a T-shirt with […]

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John Evans plays free in-store show at Cactus Music this Saturday to promote Polyester

May 19th, 2016 · No Comments

John Evans recently released Polyester, his first in six years, via Houston’s Splice Records. Evans is playing a series of free in-store record store sets, which brings him back to Houston this Saturday (5.21.16) to perform songs from the album at Cactus Music.
The show starts at 1pm, and copies of Polyester will be available.
Evans’ has […]

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