Monthly archives: May, 2010

Korn – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Abel Carmona May 30, 2010 at 08:00 PM It’d been a while since I had been out to any shows, so decided to get off my ass and check out the boys from Bakersfield, CA: Korn. Walking into the Verizon, I walked into the last part of the set from a band called…


Robert Cray – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille May 29, 2010 at 08:00 PM The Robert Cray band made a return trip to the House of Blues last Saturday for another outstanding performance. His appearance, in August, was all but sold out but for some unknown reason that crowd didn’t show up on this night. Not sure where the…


Shelby Lynne – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti May 18, 2010 at 08:00 PM Shelby Lynne is a performer who has always been known for defying the traditional ways of doing things. That is one of the things that drew me to catch her act this night at the Warehouse Studio. She had not been out on the road…


Blue October – The Showgrounds – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti May 15, 2010 at 07:00 PM It is that time a year again when the Sam Houston Race Park rolls out its Showgrounds Concert series. Up on the docket this post rainy day in Houston was a rock band called Blue October. The grounds were a bit soggy, but it did…


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

Written by Daniel Barker May 15, 2010 at 08:00 PM Nineties alt-rockers, Toad the Wet Sprocket  have not released an album in over 10 years. With that said, they often get together for short run small venue mini-tours to cater to their cult following. HMR had made their way out to The House of Blues…


Doing the Texas Two-Step: The Stone Coyotes

Written by Eddie Ferranti May 10, 2010 at 01:16 PM Our beloved Stone Coyotes made their annual 2000 mile Springtime trek from the Boston area to promote their latest album, “My Turn”, to an adoring loyal following in the H-Town area! HMR was there to cover both gigs. The family trio of Barbara “The Shredder”…


Norah Jones – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker May 05, 2010 at 08:00 PM Although born in Brooklyn, Norah Jones was reared in North Texas from the age of four and holds those roots very dear. So HMR was geared up to head downtown to The Verizon Wireless Theatre to catch the last Texas date on the 2010 tour…