Monthly archives: August, 2010

Baskery – The Mucky Duck – Houston, Texas

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 29, 2010 at 06:00 PM One of thee most highly anticipated shows of 2010 finally arrived for Rosie and me at The Mucky Duck in Houston.  The return of Baskery to one of our favorite gig spots turned out to be steamier than the weather in Southwest Texas this night!  …


Sheryl Crow – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 27, 2010 at 08:00 PM It had been a long five years or so since Rosie & I ventured out to cover a gig at the Cynthia Woods Pavilion in the Woodlands, Texas.   I won’t go into why that was other than my yearning to pursue more intimate surroundings to…


Billy Idol – House of Blues – Houston,TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 25, 2010 at 08:00 PM Billy Idol was one of thee original British punk bands to storm the USA in the late 70’s with Generation X.  He did three albums with that group before really hitting his stride teaming up with Steve Stevens in 1982.  In 1983 this duo skyrocketed…


Jack Johnson – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – The Woodlands, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 18, 2010 at 08:00 PM  The phenomenon known as Jack Johnson was halfway thru his first world tour and had arrived in South Texas here at The Woodlands to bring his message of responsibility to another sold out audience. The man that introduced the modern surfer mindset to the mainstream…


Corinne Bailey Rae – House Of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 15, 2010 at 08:00 PM The month of August brought many a woman musician to Houston for some particular reason but the one at the top of my must-see list was British crossover doll, Corinne Bailey Rae – an event which almost never happened. Scheduled to perform this same month…


Pat Benatar – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Aug 13, 2010 at 08:00 PM It is no average night for the rock ‘n roll faithful when the iconic Pat Benatar rolls into town stirring up nostalgia for a more simple time when everyone was less accessible but so much more connected.  On Friday the 13th, August 2010, the multi-platinum/multi-Grammy…


Natalie Merchant-Verizon Wireless – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 10, 2010 at 07:30 PM Natalie Merchant has been a favorite of mine since the early 80’s.  It is rare these days to see performers with that much longevity in the business still touring.  Granted it has been eight years since she adorned this same stage in Houston and also…


Queensryche Cabaret – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Eddie Ferranti Aug 06, 2010 at 08:00 PM Queensryche has been pumping out their prog rock/heavy metal sound since 1981. They’ve sold over 20 million records worldwide. “Operation : Mindcrime” was their big score and in fact was the inspiration for the last tour they did thru H-Town. This go around they were…