Monthly archives: June, 2009

Toad The Wet Sprocket – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 30, 2009 at 08:00 PM The band Toad the Wet Sprocket was formed way back in 1986 out of Santa Barbara, California when lead singer/songwriter Glen Philips was only 14 years old. The other members of the band were only 17. Their odd moniker came about from a Monty Python…


Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jun 24, 2009 at 08:00 PM One half of the first so called super group of the 1960’s, Blind Faith, made a stop at the Toyota Center in Houston last Wednesday night for an epic performance. Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood along with Ginger Baker and Ric Gretch, collaborated 40 years…


Eddie Money w/ Lou Gramm – Sam Houston Race Park – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 20, 2009 at 07:00 PM Got a chance to turn back the clock and rock out recently at the Sam Houston Race Park Showgrounds concert series in Houston.  Lou Gramm of Foreigner fame was opening up for fellow dinosaur Eddie Money. I use dinosaur in a very good way my…


Jimmie Vaughan – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jun 19, 2009 at 08:00 PM Jimmie Vaughan made a long over due stop in Houston last Saturday at Warehouse Live. I believe the last time JV was in town was for a show at this same venue back in 2006. An added attraction to this version of the Tilt-a-Whirl band…


The Last Good Music on the Dial: Celebrating Texas Music on KPFT’s Birthday

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 15, 2009 at 08:49 PM KPFT is located at 90.1 on your FM dial in Houston, Texas. They are a part of the 5 member group known as Pacifica Network. My FM radio has had a button set for 90.1 for at least the past 14 years or so. Nearly…


Malcolm Holcombe w/ Wayne Sutton – Almost Austin Concert Series – Pasadena, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Jun 13, 2009 at 08:00 PM When I first met Kenny Pipes, within the first hour, he began raving about some dude named Malcolm Holcombe. A bunch of mumbo jumbo about how amazing he was and his life was changed after seeing him. I was skeptical. Kenny is like me, he’s…