Monthly archives: October, 2012

Jason Aldean w/ Rachel Foley & Luke Bryan – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Oct 26, 2012 at 07:00 PM Wooo Hooo, one more night to go and I get a little break. Those were the words I heard in my head as the mega country star hit the Woodlands Pavilion stage Saturday night.  As soon as I laid eyes on Jason Aldean I thought…


Madonna – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Dave Clements Oct 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM Madonna and her large stage production made it to Houston’s Toyota Center last Wednesday in sufficient time to get set up for the doors to open at 7 pm.   I am sure, based on the show that followed, that it took a lot of advance…


Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – WAMU Theater – Seattle, WA

Written by Robert Johnson Oct 24, 2012 at 08:00 PM On October 28, 2009, Noel Gallagher announced that he had quit the band Oasis, citing an inability to continue working with his brother Liam any longer.  In the immediate aftermath, rumors swirled that Noel would embark on a solo endeavor.  Despite the rumors, it wasn’t…


Rodriguez w/ Jenny O – House of Blues Bronze Peacock Room – Houston, TX

Written by James Killen Oct 23, 2012 at 08:00 PM Several weeks ago I was watching Sixty Minutes after the ball game and saw a segment on “Rodriguez: The Rock Icon That Didn’t Know It” and one of the songs that was featured aroused an old scratchy vinyl memory. It came up from someplace between…


Unwritten Law – Warehouse Live Studio – Houston, TX

Written by Robert Johnson Oct 21, 2012 at 10:00 PM Unwritten Law has gone through numerous lineup changes over the years.  After the departures of Rob Brewer (guitar), Steve Morris (guitar), and Wade Youman (drums) from 2005 to 2011, Scott Russo (vocals / guitar) eventually found himself as the only remaining original member.  It wasn’t…


Gotye – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Marc McKinney Oct 11, 2012 at 08:00 PM Born, Wouter “Wally” De Backer, a.k.a. “Gotye”, a drummer and multi-instrumentalist, showed his superior musical abilities at The Woodlands Pavilion Thursday night.  For those whom had never seen or heard him perform, were either in pure amazement or fell asleep.  Gotye’s indie style-genre can be…


Will Johnson & Anders Parker – Cactus Music/Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Oct 03, 2012 at 09:00 PM About 10 years ago, Jay Farrar released a solo album. Being a big Uncle Tupelo/Son Volt fan, I reached out to the record label trying to bum a free copy of it. When the envelope arrived carrying that album, there was also an album from…