Monthly archives: February, 2011

Staci’s Edge – CD Release @ Lucky’s Pub – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 25, 2011 at 12:00 AM         I had never heard about Staci’s Edge until a former employer of mine sent me a Facebook message shortly after the new year. She noticed my work with HMR and wanted to turn me onto a family member’s band that played here in Houston….


Lisa Marshall – Heights Live – Houston, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Feb 25, 2011 at 08:00 PM Whoa! It’s a long way from Conroe to The Heights, but it’s been a couple weeks since I visited down that way so I hopped in the car and headed out. I figured I’d pull through and get a burger here in Conroe before I…


Marshall Chapman – Mucky Duck – Houston,TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 17, 2011 at 08:00 PM Marshall Chapman is a longstanding veteran in the music biz who had not played in Houston since opening for Marcia Ball in 1982 at Rockefellers.  Tonight she showed up at the Mucky Duck to play some tunes from latest CD, “Big Lonesome”, plus her vast catalog…


Avant – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 13, 2011      Once hailed as the “new voice of ghetto soul.” AVANT can now be hailed as the “new voice of modern soul.” The proof is in the listening as the singer just released his sixth album—and first—on Verve Forecast: The Letter on December 7, 2010 which debuted at…


Amos Lee – House of Blues – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 12, 2011 Mission Bell, the fourth album from Blue Note recording artist Amos Lee, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart the first week of January, earning the Philadelphia-born singer-songwriter the highest chart position and best sales week of his career. This is a grassroots artist…


Butch Hancock – Conroe House Concerts – Conroe, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Feb 12, 2011 at 08:00 PM One of the premier Texas singer-songwriters, Butch Hancock, slid into the comfortable confines of the Conroe House Concerts and did a fine job of entertaining the fine folks north of Houston. This was Rose and my second visit to this series and we left impressed…


Honky Tonk Blood CD Release Party – HeightsLive – Houston, Texas

Written by Daniel Barker Feb 11, 2011 Houston’s honky-tonk music scene was front and center on this Friday night in the Heights. The top artist of the genre had come together to celebrate the CD release of The Honky Tonk Blood Soundtrack.  This event was five years in the making and the three creators came…