Monthly archives: April, 2008

Steve Earle – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Apr 25, 2008 at 08:00 PM It takes a special kind of bravery to stand in front of 1000 people with just a guitar and your songs. Of course, with all the trials and tribulation that Steve Earle has seen, this was a walk in the park, most certainly. Earle is…


Michelle Shocked – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 23, 2008 at 09:00 PM Michelle Shocked came to Houston after at least a 4 year hiatus. I had not seen her since that last gig at the Continental Club in downtown Houston. That evening was a memorable rockin’ good time and I was pumped for her return for sure,…


Honda Civic Tour – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Todd Spoth Apr 20, 2008 at 08:00 PM This was my first Verizon event of the year not soon after being forced into the $6 underground parking did I really appreciate my typical VIP parking space at Merdian and other local venues. So is downtown I guess. I got to the venue about…


Ministry – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Apr 18, 2008 at 08:00 PM How goes it boys and girls, tonight brings us what is being called the last stand of an old favorite of mine Ministry. The guys came home to Texas to bring their C-U-laTour to town calling it a final farewell tour, but as everyone knows…


Megadeth – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Apr 17, 2008 at 08:00 PM Once again Dave Mustaine brought his Gingantour to town, with this year’s line-up featuring , High on Fire, Job for a Cowboy, Children of Bodom, In Flames and of course Megadeth. I got to the venue in the last part of Children of Bodoms set…


Son Volt w/ Bobby Bare, Jr. – Continental Club – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Apr 16, 2008 at 10:00 PM In what is quite a shocking turn of events, Son Volt was back in Houston for the second time within a year. This comes after nearly an 8 year absence from the city. The good news was, people hadn’t had enough, the show sold out…


Bamboozle Road Show – Meridian – Houston, TX

Written by Todd Spoth Apr 13, 2008 at 07:00 PM I don’t think there has been a show in a while where more of my friends actually got off their asses and showed up. We had been looking forward to this show for a little bit. Saves the Day has been an old favorite for…


The Starting Line w/ Bayside – Meridian – Houston, TX

Written by Tood Spoth Apr 11, 2008 at 07:00 PM This was my first proper rock show of the year 2008 I believe, unless you count Bone Thugs, but I would not. I was rather excited as I enjoy ¾ of the bands on the bill, the fourth, Four Year Strong I had not previously…