Monthly archives: October, 2009

The Pogues – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Oct 29, 2009 at 08:00 PM Traditional Celtic punk fusion rockers the Pogues have been there and now back again with a surprise 9 city tour of the US that included a stop at the House of Blues last Thursday night. I knew I’d need at least a day to recover…


Blind Pilot – House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Oct 27, 2009 at 07:00 PM I was geared up for this show for a couple of reasons – #1. I wanted to check out HOB’s Bronze Peacock Room that I had been hearing so much about from Senior Editor, Edge Ferranti. #2. I had to know if Blind Pilot could…


Ben Kweller – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Jun 25, 2009 at 08:00 PM The other night I went and saw Ben Kweller at the House of Blues, and as soon as Mr. Kweller took the stage I instantly became quite irritated with myself. Why on earth had I not been listening to him? I have no good. I’ve…


The Black Crowes – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Oct 14, 2009 at 08:00 PM Oh, The Black Crowes….A band that I have been a fan of from day one. A band that manufactured “Southern Harmony & Musical Companion”, one of the best albums of all time in my opinion.  A band that has endured numerous break ups, lineup changes,…


Shinedown – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona Oct 09, 2009 at 08:00 PM The boys of Shinedown made a stop in Houston last night, opening up the night was a band called Cavo, I only heard their last song “Champagne”  which I have heard on the radio a few times, nothing really spectacular about them though. Next up…


Artic Monkeys – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Oct 03, 2009 at 08:00 PM The UK sensation, The Arctic Monkeys, made their way into Houston, Texas to the House of Blues on October 3, 2009 and HMR was there to see what all the fuss overseas was about. This show was an example of the great list of acts…


Greencards – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Oct 03, 2009 at 07:30 PM A band we have not seen in over a year popped into the Mucky Duck for two long awaited gigs recently, The Greencards. Rosie and I had gotten accustomed to seeing them more often when they were based in Austin. However,  their increasing acclaim in…


Decemberists – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Oct 02, 2009 at 08:00 PM Four years, six months, and one day. That’s how long it took the Decemberists to come back to Houston. In fact, I am still quite surprised that I actually got to see them Friday night at the House of Blues. You see, from what I…