Monthly archives: August, 2009

Eric Johnson & Alien Love Child – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 26, 2009 at 08:00 PM The Grammy award winning guitar god Eric Johnson is infamous for being meticulous in the studio so when he finishes a studio album he likes to get together with bassist Chris Maresh and drummer Bill Maddox and bash out the improvisational blues-rock as Alien Love…


Paul Thorn – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 25, 2009 at 08:00 PM Last May, Rosie & I went to catch Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt at the Verizon in Houston. To our delight we were treated to a killer opening act, Paul Thorn. Shortly after that gig, the Mucky Duck posted a date for Paul Thorn and…


Adam Carroll w/ Matt Harlan – Almost Austin – Pasadena, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 15, 2009 at 07:00 PM On a great night for live music everywhere in the Houston area, there was no place better to be on August 15th, 2009 than at the Almost Austin House Concert Series in Pasadena, Texas for a splendid song swap with Adam Carroll and Matt Harlan….


Blue October w/ Switchfoot – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Aug 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM Houston’s Blue October hit the Verizon tonight and gave the hometown crowd a great show.  The night opened with a band called Ours, I had seen them before when they opened for another act and remembered not taking a liking to them, but tonight was…


Our Lady Peace w/ Electric Touch – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Aug 12, 2009 at 08:00 PM Our friends from the north, Our Lady Peace made a stop in Houston this week, it’d been many years since the groups last show in town. The night started off with a band called “Electric Touch,” who ended up being some background noise as most…


Katy Perry – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Aug 02, 2009 at 09:00 PM Katy Perry is not a great singer, she is not a great musician, and she is not a great songwriter. But she is a top notch entertainer. Once a person comes to this realization her songs become fun and catchy. Also upon this realization one…


Counting Crows w/ Augustana – The Showgrounds – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 01, 2009 at 08:30 PM The Traveling Circus and Medicine Show made its way to Sam Houston Raceway Park in Houston, Texas on August 1st, 2009 and HMR was there to see what this was all about. We had heard some internet chatter about this show being more of an…