Monthly archives: July, 2013

Matchbox 20 w/ Goo Goo Dolls & Kate Earl – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Jul 30, 2013 at 07:00 PM It was hot..wait..it was HOT. Well, this IS summer in Houston isn’t it? It was Tuesday night in the Woodlands Pavilion and the place was packed. 11,500 (out of a capacity 15,500) people filled the covered seats and the lawn areas beyond to see these…


Brad Paisley w/ Chris Young, Lee Bice & The Henningsens – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Jul 28, 2013 at 07:00 PM Brad Paisley hit clean up with the Henningsens, Lee Brice, and Chris Young at bat before him, in that order.  The Woodlands Pavilion Live music’s version  of the ball park, was nearly full on this Sunday night. There was a reasonable breeze coming in over…


Joe Ely w/ The Derailers & Ashley Monical – Granada Theater – Alpine, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jul 26, 2013 at 08:00 PM Sometimes in the review world I live in you get to have “Deja Vu” all over again. It was sometime in the early 1980’s that I got to be touched by the awesome live gig that is Joe Ely at the now defunct Rockefeller’s in…


Greg Mullen – There are AMERICAS Beyond This America

Written by Samuel Barker Jul 20, 2013 at 12:01 AM Austin-via-Boston singer-songwriter, Greg Mullen, put together The Cosmic American Band for his sophomore release, There Are AMERICAS Beyond This America. As if you can’t tell from the album title, there are some trippy moments in Mullen’s songwriting, but the sound is a wonderful mix of…


Bill Kirchen – Seeds and Stems

Written by James Killen Jul 13, 2013 at 12:01 AM Lost Planet Airman, Bill Kirchen, found enough time to slide into the studio in London while on his European tour last year, to record a new release of some Kirchen country, rockabilly and generally hard trucking tunes. If you were looking for a whole record…


Tedeschi Trucks Band – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Jul 12, 2013 at 09:00 PM Highly anticipating a gig can go both ways on you sometimes in the reviewer world I live in. Such a show headed to the House of Blues in the form of the traveling roadhouse called Tedeschi Trucks Band. In 2012, we caught the first go…


Buxton – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by James Killen Jul 12, 2013 at 08:00 PM Buxton returned to Houston from a writing and recording session in Athens, Georgia this week and had some new tunes to share with fans at the Mucky Duck on Friday night. The evening was a wonderful showcase of some of their songs from “Nothing Here…


Lynyrd Skynyrd w/ Bad Company – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Jul 11, 2013 at 07:00 PM Over eighty years of combined road service and still out trying to do their absolute best to entertain their fans from their traveling caravan of Prevost buses and eighteen wheelers! Bad Company followed by Lynyrd Skynyrd, each on the world wide music scene for 40…


KPFT Benefit w/ Grant Peeples & Matt Harlan – Anderson Fair – Houston, TX

Written by James Killen Jul 06, 2013 at 09:00 PM I’ve been hearing songs by Grant Peeples for several years now on KPFT and always found him unabashedly direct in getting across his social observations. It’s a quality in song writing that you don’t hear often these days and certainly not in the top forty….


93Q’s A Day in the Country w/ Eli Young Band – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Jul 06, 2013 at 07:00 PM A Day In The Country turned out to be a Big, Hot, Loud and of course – Yee Haw – Very Country day in the country. The Woodlands Pavilion hosted this year’s 93Q DITC event and, best this writer could tell, it was a successful…