Monthly archives: November, 2008

Billy Joe Shaver – Courville’s – China, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Nov 29, 2008 at 08:30 PM When you look at all the legends of the “Outlaw Country” movement, there is a special tie holding them all together, the songs of Billy Joe Shaver. Shaver is the unsung hero of the movement, the man carrying the words and imagery that created a…


Arc Angels – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Nov 29, 2008 at 08:00 PM It usually happens once or twice a year. Austin’s once upon a time super group, the Arc Angels, get together to perform a few shows for the loyal fans from the groups short lived hey-day back in the early 1990’s. Cursed from success early on…


B.B. King – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Nov 22, 2008 at 08:00 PM Music royalty came to town last Saturday night in the form of a king, BB King that is, to play a jam-packed event at The House of Blues.  Now in his 83rd year, BB King is still hitting the road with one of the hottest…


Metallica w/ Down & The Sword – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by David Herriott Nov 20, 2008 at 07:00 PM For one night, the home of the Houston Rockets and Houston Aeros was transformed into the epicenter of Heavy Metal fanaticism.  Fans, both new and old, came to pay homage to one of the greatest rock bands in history: Metallica.  Opening up for Metallica were…


Wendy Colonna & Ginger Leigh – Almost Austin Concert Series – Pasadena, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Nov 15, 2008 at 08:00 PM Got to catch a gig at one of the highlights of 2008 last Saturday, The Almost Austin Concert House. Rosie & I have been huge regulars at Kenny Pipes’ “Almost Austin House Concerts” in Pasadena, Texas through out the year. This fine evening he had…


Minus The Bear w/ The Annuals & 27 – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Nov 08, 2008 at 08:00 PM I suppose it really is true, you can’t go home again. Minus the Bear was the last show I got to see at the long gone Mary Jane’s. In fact, Minus the Bear was supposed to actually play at Walter’s, but their PA went out…


Fun Fun Fun Fest (Day One) – Waterloo Park – Austin, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Nov 08, 2008 at 12:00 PM When you attend a lot of concerts, there is one thing you normally cannot stand; the outdoor festival concert. Normally, the outdoor festival concert is set in the middle of the summer as the weather reaches its peak heat levels. It is a scene of…