Monthly archives: June, 2002

Alicia Keys – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jul 24, 2002 at 08:00 PM One of the most difficult things a musician can do is attempting to fill a headlining time slot with only a single album of material. Alicia Keys is on her second headlining tour since releasing the Songs In A Minor, but she has yet to…


Jesus Jones – Engine Room – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 16, 2002 at 10:00 PM Ten years ago, a Jesus Jones show at a club the size of the Engine Room would have been a VIP only show with legions of fans being turned away. However, on this night there was plenty of space to be filled and an open…


David Lee Roth & Sammy Hagar – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 16, 2002 at 06:00 PM Being billed as the fight of the century, at least when it comes to rock frontmen from Van Halen, the double billing of Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth certainly had a lot to measure up to. The battle pitted David Lee Roth a.k.a. Diamond…


Pet Shop Boys – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 02, 2002 at 08:00 PM When people come out to make a statement, you have to respect them for having the guts to try something new, however, you do not have to enjoy it. When the Pet Shop Boys spent the majority of their hour and a half set covering…


The Bottle Rockets – Continental Club – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 01, 2002 at 08:00 PM After taking over two years off and losing a member, one could only wonder what the future had in store for the Bottle Rockets, whose new album, Songs of Sahm, a tribute to late Texas-based singer/songwriter Doug Sahm, had given them a new breath of…