Monthly archives: July, 2006

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – White River Amphitheater – Seattle, WA

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jul 30, 2006 at 08:00 PM During thee encore of Tom Petty’s sold out show in Auburn, Washington July 30th he admonished the crowd that he hoped to give them “just a moment” where everything was “alright”. Well, he gave us all more than that. He gave us an entire evening…


Reel Big Fish, MXPX, Streetlight Manifesto & Whole Wheat Bread – Meridian – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Jul 24, 2006 at 08:00 PM Monday at at the Meridian was a night of upstrokes and fat horn sections, crunchy power chords and crazy tempos. MxPx and Reel Big Fish were in town, and hordes of kids turned out to tear it up in the pit. I got to the…


Sounds of the Underground Tour – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Jul 21, 2006 at 06:00 PM I have seen many of metal shows in my past but when the Sounds of the Underground made its way into Houston on July 21, 2006, I was like a born again virgin. For those unfamiliar with SOTU, it consists of bands that are on…


Hot Tuna – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jul 14, 2006 at 08:00 PM What’s That Smell Like Fish? Hot Tuna performed one of their classic acoustic shows at Warehouse Live on July 14th. Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen accompanied by Barry Mitterhoff on mandolin and other assorted string instruments sat down at center stage and picked the evening…


Poison & Cinderella – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jul 09, 2006 at 08:00 PM In the music world, it is rare for a band to last a year, let alone a decade. Then the idea of being together, with a solid line-up for 20 years is pretty unheard of. On this night, two bands celebrated their 20th anniversaries, Poison…


Pat Benatar – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jul 07, 2006 at 08:00 PM When I first came to live in Houston in 1979 I had no idea where to go to see live music. Back then, the Cleveland based Agora decided to open a location in H-Town. I’d seen many a killer gig in Ohio there so I…


Anthrax – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jul 06, 2006 at 08:00 PM I’ve seen a lot of metal bands in my day. I’ve seen all the greats, I’ve seen killer stage shows, heard the classics and moshed with the best of them, but on this night, I witnessed the greatest metal band to ever grace a stage….


The Black Crowes w/ Robert Randolph and the Family Band – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jul 02, 2006 at 08:00 PM This past Sunday was a great day for music in the Bayou City and for me personally. The Black Crowes came to town with Robert Randolph and the Family Band. For me, The Black Crowes are a special band. Way back in 1993, my older…