Monthly archives: October, 2013

Atlas Genius – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Robert B. Johnson (@RobertSatellite on Twitter) Oct 22, 2013 at 08:00 PM Take one listen to the Atlas Genius debut album, When It Was Now, and you’ll quickly find that the album has strong electronic roots. From drum machines to thick synth hooks, the members of Atlas Genius use electronics as the foundation…


Paul Thorn w/ Cris Jacobs – Ram’s Head Tavern – Annapolis, MD

Written by Dave Clements Oct 22, 2013 at 07:00 PM My wife Cathi and I feel so blessed to be able to listen to and enjoy so much live music near our home in the north Houston metropolitan area. Not every city has what the Greater Houston area offers!  Venues like the Dosey Doe Big…


Interview with Ian Craft of Howlin’ Brothers

Written by James Killen Oct 22, 2013 at 04:39 PM HMR- Hey, Ian, tell me what is going on with the Howlin’ Brothers and your upcoming show at the Dosey Doe. Ian Craft- Yeah, man we’re super pumped about coming down there. HMR- Great, great. Is this your first time down to this area or…


John Fogerty – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Oct 20, 2013 at 07:00 PM Every once in a while, Rose and I get to grab the keys to the ‘Time Machine’ and head back to the rockin’ 1970’s. We feel so fortunate to be able to say we lived through the best era rock music will ever have seen…


Amanda Pearcy – Anderson Fair – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Oct 19, 2013 at 09:00 PM In September of 2012, Rose and I visited our first Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference in Austin, Texas. From all the great talent we saw at that event we followed up with at least seven acts in 2013! Quite a haul of new acts to…


Wendy Colonna – Nectar

Written by James Killen Oct 19, 2013 at 02:00 AM Wendy Colonna is a young singer/songwriter and Lake Charles, Louisiana native that chose to import her smoky blues/jazz/folk vocal style to Austin and has been very successful in doing so. She’s not only a talented song writer and a gifted vocalist, but she is one…


Jubal Lee Young – Old State Lofts – Conroe, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Oct 19, 2013 at 07:00 PM Over a year ago we reluctantly said good bye to the long running Heights Live concert series in The Heights of Houston. Lisa Rogers, Tracy Brandon and Shawn Bellamy formed the nucleus of the Now Hear This agency which for 3 years sponsored the shows…


Around the Edge: Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference 2013

Written by Eddie Ferranti Oct 18, 2013 at 02:00 AM Rose and I were very excited to make our second visit to the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance in the great musical hot bed of Austin, Texas. The location was the same, Holiday Inn in Midtown, but the big difference for us was to actually stay…


AFI – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

Written by Robert B. Johnson (@RobertSatellite on Twitter) Oct 17, 2013 at 08:00 PM A Rich History Just mere days ahead of the release of the band’s ninth full-length album, “Burials,” AFI descended upon Houston’s Warehouse Live to showcase its impressive catalog of hardcore punk-rock anthems. With nine albums and ten extended plays worth of…


Annika Chambers and Shemekia Copeland – Discovery Green – Houston, TX

Written by James Killen Oct 17, 2013 at 07:00 PM Last Thursday night Houston finished up the fall concert series at Discovery Green with a double shot of the blues, featuring Houstonian, Annika Chambers and New Yorker, Shemekia Copeland. Miss Chambers started the evening out with her ten piece band strutting out some of the…