Monthly archives: August, 2008

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 29, 2008 at 07:00 PM Redundancy. That sums up what you can say about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It has all been said and the good certainly rings true. In an era of reunion acts hitting the road to cash in after years of hatred in their ranks, Petty…


Around the Edge: 2008 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 28, 2008 at 10:47 AM Rosie and I got to visit one of our regular cities recently. “Nawlins” is like an old friend to us. This was our second visit since the devastating hurricane Katrina nailed them in 2005. We’ve been there for sports related visits, multiple festivals and just…


Lyle Lovett and His Large Band – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Jim Bille Aug 17, 2008 at 08:00 PM Houston homeboy Lyle Lovett and his Large Band wrapped up their summer tour at the Woodlands last Sunday night with special guest Sam Bush sitting in. Lovett’s performance not only included his brand of country cool music but was also tinged with his Texas style…


Nine Inch Nails – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Aug 16, 2008 at 08:00 PM Hey boys and girls, it’s been a while since I got myself out to a show but tonight’s show was just something I couldn’t miss. Being a long time NIN fan and having been listening to their new album “The Slip” I couldn’t wait to…


Band of Heathens – Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe – Galveston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 15, 2008 at 09:00 PM The latest hot thing out of the badass music mecca of Austin, Texas, Band of Heathens, showed up on the island of Galveston recently. These musicians evolved together by playing free gigs at Momo’s on Wednesday evenings back in 2006. The “three headed monster” songwriter/lead…


Lowell Thompson – Rudyard’s – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Aug 14, 2008 at 09:00 PM There has to be something frightening about flying across the country to do some recording and throwing down a couple last minute dates in lands you’ve never visited before. Well, Vermont’s very own Lowell Thompson did this recently. He came to Texas to record some…


Rachel Loy – Almost Austin Series – Pasadena, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 09, 2008 at 08:00 PM Whenever it becomes time to flip the calendar these days, the first thing Rosie & I do is circle the date for the Almost Austin Concert Series at Kenny Pipes adobe in Pasadena.  It has been a constant for almost a year now, believe it…