Monthly archives: February, 2009

Son Volt – Continental Club – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 24, 2009 at 10:00 PM It was eleven years ago when my roommate was lent a CD from a vendor at his job by a band with a weird name that was somehow associated with Wilco. That CD was Trace and the band was Son Volt. It stayed in the…


UpRiver Mardi Gras Outdoor Festival – Jefferson, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 21, 2009 at 12:00 PM Good live music is out there if you’re looking for it folks. This fact was never more evident than on Mardi Gras weekend February 20 & 21, 2009 in the historic city of Jefferson deep in East Texas…HMR hit the road heading for the cute…


And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead & The Funeral Party – Walter’s on Washington – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Feb 20, 2009 at 09:00 PM On Friday, February 20th And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead played twice in Houston. Since I have been wanting to see the band for a few years now I figured I could make up for missing them the past few times….


Leeann Antherton’s Full Moon Sweetheart Barn Dance – Austin, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 15, 2009 at 04:00 PM Had the pleasure of finishing up my 55th Birthday Bash in Austin with what is called “Full Moon Barn Dances” organized by sweet Leeann Antherton. The lady is one of the nicest and most sincere persons I’ve had the pleasure of meeting when visiting A-Town….


Alejandro Escovedo – Cactus Cafe – Austin, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 13, 2009 at 08:00 PM My sweetheart Rose & I kept up a tradition that has marked our nearly eighteen years together when we headed to the great city of Austin. I’ve celebrated my birthday there for all those years and this year was no different. Oh, it was different…


Patrice Pike – Almost Austin Concert Series – Pasadena, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 07, 2009 at 08:30 PM The Pope of Pasadena pontificates another holy union in the heart of Pasadena with a house full of music lovers and Patrice Pike on this day February seven in the year of our Lord 2009…..On a wonderful 60° Texas winter night, the Austin based artist…


Susan Tedeschi – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Feb 06, 2009 at 08:00 PM Susan Tedeschi first came on the music scene around 10 years ago while traveling around with BB King. The news I remember about her shows with BB was that she was stealing the show nightly from the King of the Blues and was getting a…


Dr. John w/ The Neville Brothers – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Feb 05, 2009 at 08:00 PM The Night Tripper himself made an appearance at HOB last week for a pre- Mardi gras celebration. Mac Rebennack aka Dr. John brought his home cookin, soul shuffle, swingin’ style to town to entertain a substantial sized crowd eager to start the Fat Tuesday party…


Broken Social Scene – Numbers – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Feb 02, 2009 at 08:00 PM 2009 has only just begun, but it’s already been a great year for music in Houston. With the Wild Moccasins release show at the end of of last month and Broken Social Scene last night at Numbers, and a few more good shows coming up…