Monthly archives: April, 2011

Willie Nelson – Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Tanya Pedersen Apr 29, 2011 at 08:00 PM This past February, Mr.Willie Nelson was slated to play in town at the Verizon Wireless Theater. This HMR Bitch was completely stoked to have the opportunity to cover his show. Mother Nature, however, had different plans. The day of the show, the gig was rescheduled…


The Moody Blues – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Apr 29, 2011 at 08:00 PM “I just turned 70! How in the bloody hell did that happen?” Graeme Edge asked just before he did a jig during the 2nd act of the show at Woodlands Pavilion. Well Graeme, I’d say being Moody Blues’ drummer since 1964 has done you well…


Sue Foley w. Karp – Dosey Doe – Spring, Texas

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 28, 2011 at 10:00 PM Sue Foley left the comfortable confines of Canada at the early age of 21 and headed to the music mecca town of Austin, Texas after she had sent a demo tape of herself to the infamous Clifford Antone. I was lucky enough to see her…


George Thorogood and the Destroyers – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 26, 2011 at 08:00 PM Being the “youngster” that I am there are some artists that I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen them, but always gravitate to see them again. One such artist is the one and only George Thorogood. Like a favorite pair of jeans or shoes, GT…


Jess Klein / Jesse Torrisi – Momo’s – Austin, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 23, 2011 at 08:00 PM Rose & I were in a “New York” state of mind recently when we visited Austin over Easter weekend.  We hit Momos to catch a fave of ours, Jess Klein, playing with a full band in tow. A bonus was the early band that evening,…


Ross Sermons – Webster House Concerts – Webster, TX

Written by Jim Bille Apr 23, 2011 at 08:00 PM House concerts are a great way to hear some fantastic music in a casual up close atmosphere. You get to meet new folks, usually sample some great food and hang out with the musicians as well. HMR is a big supporter of this type entertainment…


James Taylor – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands,TX

Written by Michael Pittman Apr 22, 2011 at 08:00 PM The Walkin Man totally electrified The Woodlands Pavilion Thursday night as he kicked off the major leg of his 2011 spring tour in front of a packed house. Whether you sat in the lawn or in the seats, it was time to bring in the…


Patrice Pike – Saxon Pub – Austin, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 22, 2011 at 08:00 PM Rose and I have been riding the Patrice Pike bandwagon for years now and really enjoy her gigs.  Ever since she approved us while we were in San Francisco at the Red Devil Lounge about 5 years ago we’ve craved to see her with a full band….


Sahara Smith – Under the Volcano – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Apr 13, 2011 at 08:00 PM Last February we visited the great city of Austin, Texas.  Every time we go there a stop at Waterloo Records is a must.  I had read about an up and coming young lady named Sahara Smith beforehand so I grabbed her CD “Myth of the Heart”. …


An Interview with Hayes Carll

Written by Matt Matthews Apr 12, 2011 at 06:59 PM The Woodlands, TX native Hayes Carll first registered as a blip on the Houston independent music radar in June of 2002 when Compadre Records released his critically lauded debut album FLOWERS & LIQUOR. Since then the Houston Press named him the best folk act and…