Monthly archives: September, 2012

Wendy Colonna – Almost Austin – Pasadena, TX

Written by James Killen Sep 29, 2012 at 07:00 PM It was an intimate crowd that joined Wendy Colonna at Almost Austin on Saturday night to celebrate her birthday. It was a very special opportunity to share a milestone of life with a beautiful spirit that so openly enjoys life. Wendy is a favorite at…


Boogie, Blues & Brews – Walter Hall Park – League City, TX

Written by Jim Bille Sep 23, 2012 at 12:00 PM League City, Texas was the place to be a few weeks back when this great town threw a 50 year birthday blues bash at Walter Hall Park. The first annual Boogie, Blues and Brews festival lasted one long weekend from September 21-23 and featured some…


Blondie w/ DEVO – Arena Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Dave Clements Sep 19, 2012 at 07:00 PM Blondie, featuring THE Deborah Harry, and DEVO, rolled into Texas Wednesday night to give H-Town exactly what this Arena Theatre crowd of 1,000 plus wanted.  And  GIVE they did ,all night long, song after song , at this lovely venue. DEVO was the first to…


Owl City – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Robert Johnson Sep 18, 2012 at 07:00 PM Have you ever listened to a band you really enjoyed, yet thought there was no way that band could produce a compelling live show?  For me, it isn’t meant as a slight to the band.  Some music simply isn’t conducive to the live setting.  There’s…


Neil McCoy – Dosey Doe – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Sep 13, 2012 at 07:00 PM Last night at Dosey Doe’s Big Barn country crooner Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. , better known as Neal McCoy rolled in from East Texas with his two Provost tour buses thinking ‘what am I doing here….an old barn and 200 people in attendance??’ However, after…


The Temptations – Arena Theater – Houston, TX

Written by Dave Clements Sep 09, 2012 at 08:00 PM I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day When it’s cold outside I’ve got the month of May…. These are words that for many years I’ve longed to hear sung again live….and all of the sudden they were right there in front of me, causing me…


Toby Keith w/ Thomas Rhett & Brantley Gilbert – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Sep 08, 2012 at 07:00 PM One of Oklahoma’s finest cowboys  Toby Keith all but rode into The Woodlands on his horse (or was it a Ford F-250 Truck?), bandana under his straw hat, to serenade the nearly sold out house, Yee Haw …Country Style, Red Cup in hand. As the…


Terri Hendrix w/ Lloyd Maines – Almost Austin – Pasadena, TX

Written by James Killen Sep 07, 2012 at 07:30 PM I’ll start this off by admitting to be a dyed-in-the-wool Terri and Lloyd fan, having spent a good part of the last decade positioning myself in front of their festival stages and getting out to the cozy venues that they frequent. Their appearance at Almost…


Doin’ The Texas Two-Step: The Trishas

Written by Eddie Ferranti & Michael Pittman Sep 06, 2012 at 05:28 PM It is time for a new edition of our “Texas Two-Step,” where we send two people to cover two different shows by the same artist here in Texas. This time we’re catching up with The Trishas, who just released their new album,…


The Blasters – Maui Sugar Mill Saloon – Tarzana, CA

Written by Jim Bille Sep 03, 2012 at 08:00 PM I was fortunate enough to catch up with West Coast rockers The Blasters the other night in Tarzana, California at a great little joint called the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon where they were sitting in at Cadillac Zack’s Monday Night Blues Party and Jam. This…