Monthly archives: June, 2012

Doin’ The Texas Two Step: Malcolm Holcombe

Written by Samuel Barker & James Killen Jun 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM One of our favorite musicians around these parts is Malcolm Holcombe. The man is intense, crafts great songs and brings it every night. What more could you want from a performer? Well, we decided to make Holcombe our latest person to get…


Buddy Guy / Jonny Lang – Arena Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jun 22, 2012 at 08:00 PM The Arena Theater hosted a blues powerhouse duo recently that featured two of the best guitar players in the business today. Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang hit the rotating stage at this Houston landmark theater and kept the crowd musically drenched with one of the…


The Cult – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 19, 2012 at 10:00 PM I left my native Ohio in 1979 and moved to Houston, Texas. The music scene had shifted to the “hair bands” and such with the alt rock scene backing it up. One band that I grabbed onto from that era and never let go of…


Dierks Bentley & Friends – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Jun 16, 2012 at 06:00 PM Before I share my observations of the Dierks Bentley & Friends Show that took place Sat., June 16th at The Woodlands Pavilion, a word of thanks should be expressed.  Live Nation’s Levi Johnson & Brian Birr have been generously supportive of what we do at…


Downtown Canton Blues Festival – Downtown Canton – Canton, Ohio

Written by Jim Bille Jun 09, 2012 at 08:00 PM Whenever you think of Canton, Ohio you most likely think of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but each June you should be thinking about the Canton Blues Festival. This has got to be the best thing to hit Canton since Jim Thorpe played for…


The Head and The Heart – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Traci Rogers Jun 08, 2012 at 09:00 PM Recently deemed “The toast of SxSW,” Seattle-based The Head And The Heart proved more than worthy of such a compliment at Houston’s Warehouse Live Friday night, June 8.  They were originally scheduled to play Fitzgerald’s until overwhelming ticket sales required a venue change. Playing to…


The Beach Boys – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Jun 08, 2012 at 08:00 PM It seems that 50 is a number that has come into play a lot lately and this past Friday night at The Woodlands Pavilion was no exception. Yes, we had 50 SHADES OF GRAY.  It dominated the audience who was bound  to have come from …


Nickelback w/ Bush & Seether – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Tanya Pedersen Jun 02, 2012 at 08:00 PM Earlier this month, the Here and Now tour rolled through Houston, rocking the Toyota Center. This 4 band tour, headlined by Nickelback, made for a great night of rock and roll. The first 3 bands played along set each, and Nickelback performed their full show….


John Fullbright – Conroe House Concerts – Conroe, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jun 02, 2012 at 07:00 PM The anticipation was high for Rose & I, months in advance, when we knew John Fullbright would be coming to Conroe House Concerts in the cool mecca called Conroe, Texas. After all, we had been to two of these fine gigs already seeing Eliza Gilkyson…


Collective Soul – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Tanya Pedersen Jun 01, 2012 at 08:00 PM What an awesome way for me to kick-off summer- spending June 1st with Collective Soul. The Georgia boys are currently on their “Dosage” tour, which is one that live music lovers don’t want to miss. This tour is a bit unconventional. The band is playing…