Monthly archives: January, 2011

Guitar Masters Tour – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jan 29, 2011 at 08:00 PM Guitar brilliance was displayed Saturday night when the Guitar Masters Tour that included Eric Johnson, Andy McKee, and Peppino D’Agostino made the final stop of their tour at Warehouse Live in Houston. I‘ve been an Eric Johnson fan ever since seeing him many times in…


Matt Harlan /John Fullbright – Colquit House Concerts – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jan 29, 2011 at 08:00 PM Covering live music is a pleasure to Rose and myself.  It is an escape from the daily stress filled grind called life.   When you mix in cool people while doing it, that makes it all the better.  This night was exactly that.   Local Houston bad…


Doucet & McClelland – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jan 27, 2011 at 08:00 PM HMR is always willing to take a chance on a tip from respected music lovers.  One such tip came from the Mucky Duck on the duet of Doucet & McClelland.  The first time we caught them Rose & I were very impressed.  The second time recently…


Dave Mason – Dosey Doe – Woodlands, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Jan 27, 2011 at 08:00 PM What new record? I don’t HAVE a new record, it’s too expensive anyway and there’s no radio anymore!! All ya do now is download a mppp…sooommmeeeeethinn… Ohhh, there’s just no radio anymore!! I’m smiling and giving a nod because I remember too…those incredibly well modulated…


Randy Rogers – Main Street Crossing – Tomball, TX

Written by Matt Matthews Jan 26, 2011 Fresh off his band’s performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and just days before his scheduled appearance on Conan, Randy Rogers stopped off at Tomball’s Main Street Crossing and played to a sold out crowd. Texas Mix 105.3 FM radio presents the acoustic songwriter series every…


Jesse Dayton – Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe – Galveston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jan 22, 2011 at 08:00 PM The great city of Galveston, Texas has begun to flourish again after the wrath of Hurricane Ike in 2008.  Rose & I got to take in 2 venues that were clobbered, but have re-surfaced quite well. We saw “Spamalot” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in…


Joe Satriani – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Tanya Pedersen Jan 20, 2011 January 20th was a day this HMR Bitch had been looking forward to for awhile. I’ve respected the man’s talent for many years, and I’ve seen him rock the house with Chickenfoot, so I was anticipating a great show. Until this night, however, I had never seen the…


DJ Kid Capri, Devin The Dude & Too Short – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Daniel Barker Jan 16, 2011      This review actually started in 1995 when I befriended a co-worker and ORIGINAL Coughee Brotha – Anthony Hemphill. After soon discovering our common love of music, he introduced me to the Odd Squad in his old Buick Delta 88 via a clear plastic cassette demo which included…


Somebody’s Darling – HeightsLive – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Jan 14, 2011      There are some shows that you know are going to be outstanding. All the pieces come together to present the music that you love properly. As you are fed the information a check list lights up. Good band, good venue, good price and good friends domino to…


Girl Talk – Verizon Theater – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Jan 13, 2011     Walking into a sold out Verizon Theater on January 13th to cover my first 2011 show for HMR there was no doubt I was out of my comfort zone and totally out of my element. A feeling that is testing for any critic but even more so…