Monthly archives: March, 2014

Tab Benoit – Dosey Doe – Spring, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti It is really nice when you get the red carpet rolled out from start to finish at a gig. Rose and I experienced that at the Dosey Doe Big Barn in The Woodlands, Texas when we went to see Tab Benoit. Steve Said and company welcomed us with open arms, fed…


Jimbo Mathus – Under the Volcano – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Always dug the name of the band, The Squirrel Nut Zippers, but quite frankly, I had no clue what their music was all about. When we had the chance to go see the founding member, Jimbo Mathus,  Dr. Ray & I headed over to catch him. Under The Volcano was the…


Tool – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Cary Corral Attending a Tool concert is like taking your brain for a walk — it’s a trippy, mind-warping journey.  Their shows are raw and abrasive yet profound and paradoxically tender all at once. The band performed at Toyota Center March 25th, for the first time in two years. The show was their…


Around the Edge: 2014 New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

Written by Eddie Ferranti They have a saying in Louisiana that goes “Laissez les bons temps rouler” that basically says “Let the good times roll”. Not a better way to describe our recent trip to the great city of New Orleans for the 22nd Annual New Orleans Wine and Food Experience. Over the last two…


Taking Back Sunday – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX

Written by Robert B. Johnson (@RobertSatellite on Twitter) It seemed unusual for Taking Back Sunday to take its place at the We Have a Problem Festival at Houston’s Bayou Music Center. Flanked by metal and hardcore bands like Asking Alexandria and We Come As Romans, Taking Back Sunday stood out as the lone signal from…


Los Lonely Boys – Crighton Theater – Conroe, TX

Written by Michael Pittman It’s good to be back isn’t it? Los Lonely Boys took the stage at the Crighton Theater in downtown Conroe, Texas with a mission. The brothers Garza gave us a super-heated dose of what they call Texican Rock n Roll and burned their way back into the front ranks of bands…


Buddy Guy w/ Amy Popovic – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Michael Pittman As just about anyone who is even just a casual fan of the blues will tell you, blues isn’t just about the music. It’s really more of a lifestyle from which the blues spring. Seeing Buddy Guy is like watching and hearing history unfold in the rawest terms (definitely not afraid…


Lorde – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX

Written by Robert B. Johnson (@RobertSatellite on Twitter) Global Success At seventeen years old, Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, has accomplished more than most musicians could ever possibly dream about. Better known by her stage name, Lorde, she has already won nine major music awards globally, including two Grammy awards. What’s particularly impressive is that Lorde…


George Thorogood and the Destroyers – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti In general, when I go to a gig with my running mate, Dr.Ray, I drink alone because he’s my Designated Driver. It was ironic this night because Lonesome George Thorogood was in H-Town bringing his ’40 Years and Strong’ Tour to the House of Blues. He definitely was not alone because…