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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Summer Fest'
May 27th, 2016 · No Comments
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.
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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 lead single […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 area […]
May 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment
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 […]
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 […]