Monthly archives: November, 2010

The Band of Heathens – The Mucky Duck – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Nov 24, 2010 at 12:00 AM In what is becoming an annual event on the eve of Thanksgiving, Austin’s The Band of Heathens came to McGonigel’s Mucky Duck for two SRO sold out shows for friends, family and dedicated Houston area fans. HMR has been on these guys since we were…


Big Head Todd & The Monsters – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Nov 20, 2010 at 12:00 AM Big Head Todd & The Monsters are a rock band who formed in 1986 in Colorado. Hard to believe these guys have been around that long already. They have developed a “cult” type following if you will, especially in the Mountain States of the USA….


Paul Thorn – Monnalisa’s – Houston, Texas

Written by Eddie Ferranti Nov 19, 2010 at 08:00 PM Had one of those plus and minus evenings thee other night.  Went to check out an HMR fave Paul Thorn at a new joint for us called Monnalisa’s.  Definitely want to get to the PLUS of the night which was Mr. Thorn and his fine…


Social Distortion – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Abel Carmona Nov 19, 2010 at 08:00 PM As I made the walk up to the third floor of the House of Blues around 9pm, all I could see where people everywhere, I knew tonight’s Social D show had been sold out for a while but seemed like the entire top floor was…


Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, Texas

Written by Abel Carmona Nov 16, 2010 at 12:00 AM In most comic book stories and super hero movies there is always some back story of how the main character came to be who he was. Be it coming from another planet or something giving them super human abilities. Tonight I feel as if I…


Lightnin’ Hopkins Historical Marker Dedication – Third Ward – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Nov 13, 2010 at 10:00 AM If you’re from Texas you have no doubt seen a Texas Historical marker at some point during your travels around the state. Texas Historical markers are erected by the state at locations where a significant part of Texas history or event occurred. The newest marker…


Jess Klein/John Fullbright – Anderson Fair – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Nov 12, 2010 at 08:00 PM Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant in Houston, Texas has been hosting live intimate singer/songwriter type music since the 1960’s.  Recently a film was made,”For the Sake of the Song: The Story of Anderson Fair”, honoring this under the radar venue. It has a niche type following…


Bob Schneider – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Nov 12, 2010 at 08:00 PM Everyone say Pahhhhtyy! Ok, just the guys now… Pahhhtyy! All you ladies now … Pahhhtyyyy! You guessed it, Bob Schneider invaded the House of Blues last Friday night with his trademark eclectic style and songwriting, bringing a heavy dose of Austin party rock with him….


Little River Band – Dosey Doe – Woodlands, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Nov 06, 2010 at 08:00 PM Where were you in the mid-70s? Where were you in the mid-80s? Maybe you were one of the fans that propelled Australia’s Little River Band to 25 million records sold worldwide. Did you help make two gold and two platinum records possible? How about 13…


Matt Harlan with Brian Hudson – Heights Live – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Nov 05, 2010 at 08:00 PM       Some days are just better than others and on November 5th, a wonderful Texas fall night everything seemed to have fallen in place for another outstanding Friday night at The Heights Live Music Series @ Heights Presbyterian Church. On tonight’s Sunday school ABC magnetic…