Monthly archives: February, 2010

The Pretenders – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 28, 2009 at 08:00 PM One of the war horses of rock dropped by the House of Blues in Houston and yours truly was on hand to welcome them. The Pretenders, probably my all time favorite band, hit the stage for the first time in nine years in H-Town. Growing…


Heartless Bastards – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Feb 26, 2010 at 10:00 PM When you’ve spent a long time covering concerts, it is really hard to get overly infatuated with the bands you see. Even those that are undeniably talented, the sheer volume of performers witnessed makes it hard for a newer act to truly stand out. With…


YES – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 24, 2010 at 08:00 PM Progressive rock, aka “prog-rock”, was always a term I could identify with, being a music child of the great ’70’s. It embodied a feel that was always enhanced at live concerts back then. Tunes would be long and musicianship heavy. Well, one of the bands…


HMR’s 10th Anniversary w/ Otis Gibbs – Almost Austin House – Pasadena, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 20, 2010 at 07:30 PM February 20th, 2010 was a night of celebration. Celebration of the 10th Year Anniversary of Houston Music Review and 50 Almost Austin House Concerts hosted by Kenny Pipes…..A Celebration of Otis Gibb’s First Appearance at AA and The Harbingers of Happiness Debut CD Release. The…


Po Girl – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 09, 2010 at 07:30 PM In March 2009, the Mucky Duck hosted local public radio station KPFT’s 39th birthday bash. At that event I was turned onto an interesting band called PO’ Girl. They hail from Vancouver, Canada and I had longed to get another look at them ever since…


Sondre Lerche – Meridian – Houston, TX

Written by James Dillon Feb 05, 2010 at 08:00 PM There must be something in the water in Scandinavia. Something that makes for great musicians, singers, and all around friendly people. Case in point: Sondre Lerche. Okay, it might not be the water, but I met a few Scandinavians Friday night at the Meridian, in…


Band of Heathens – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 05, 2010 at 08:00 PM If you have been to this website before, you know what big fans we are of the Band of Heathens out of Austin, Texas. I personally ranked their latest album, “One Foot in the Ether”, in my Top 10 of 2009. This night was extra…