Monthly archives: January, 2014

Warren Hood – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Could not help but think of the time old adage of “The fruit did not fall far from the tree” when witnessing a recent gig. Warren Hood brought his band to Houston’s McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, where in the 90’s his dad, Champ Hood, had graced this very stage many times. Cannot…


David Olney & Sergio Webb – Almost Austin – Pasadena, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti January is usually a bad month to catch quality gigs in the Houston area, but 2014 has been a reversal of fortune so far. We’ve caught Phoebe Hunt, Libby Koch, Randy Weeks, The Mastersons, Mitch Jacobs, Wendy Colonna and Mike Stinson three weeks into the new year! Then, after a two…


Wendy Colonna – Anderson Fair – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti After a hard work week in the corporate world we live in, stepping out to support live music can be a tough sell. Especially when it is winter in Texas, like it was on this cold night in Houston. Rose and I sucked it up to catch a lady friend of…


Libby Koch – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti NFL football is a big part of my life. So, when I give up watching a playoff game to see a gig, you know it is special for yours truly. On a Sunday, no less, Libby Koch was a damn good excuse to bypass the pigskin and dive head-on into a…


Robby Krieger – Whisky a Go Go – West Hollywood, CA

Written by Jim Bille Fifty years ago The Whisky a Go Go opened its doors with Johnny Rivers surrounded by go go dancers and never looked back. Yes, this is the same club that is considered to be the first discotheque in the United States and the place where go go boots and go go…


The Mastersons – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Covering gigs rarely happens in a spontaneous manner for Rose and myself. Being planners with “real” jobs makes it a priority to book shows in advance. Except, when we were chompin’ at the bit to feed our live music addiction and a duo called the Mastersons happened to be playing one…


Phoebe Hunt – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Sometimes perseverance does pay off for the better. That was the case for Rose and I with singer-songwriter-fiddle guru Phoebe Hunt. We had seen her marvelous talents with the Bellville Outfit at the Kerrville Folk Festival in 2012 and were bound and determined to run her down. Our schedules finally got…