Monthly archives: September, 2014

Ian Anderson – Stafford Centre – Stafford, TX

Written by Dave Clements After a great week of music, night after night, that included Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Paul Thorn, Delbert McClinton, Marc Ford (formerly of The Black Crowes), and Michael Grimm neither my wife nor I were anxious to head back out knowing we had over an hour drive across town on a…


Billy Joe Shaver – Redneck Country Club – Stafford, TX

Written by Michael Pittman Sep 27, 2014 at 08:00 PM By now Billy Joe Shaver is a household name among country music lovers. To look him in the eye is to know you’ve got a friend that’ll believe in you come what may. In that face is etched the truth only time can enstill. He’s…


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker Last time I saw Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers was 2008 at the Woodlands Pavilion, just a couple of weeks before Hurricane Ike wrecked the place. The show was a beautiful experience and I could not help but walk out inspired by what I had witnessed that night. Even through the…


Southwest Regional Folk Alliance – Austin, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Being the planners we are,  Rose and I sit down in late December and start to chart out the coming year for sure bets to do.  One of those has happened three years running now in the form of the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance.  It is held in Austin in late…


Lyle Lovett / Robert Earl Keen – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands, TX

Written by Dave Clements We headed to one of our favorite venues, The Woodlands Pavilion, on yet another warm as summer September night.  It was a Thursday night and the date was 9/11.  On this 13 yr. anniversary of those historic and shattering attacks no mention was made of the significance by either performer. Tonight…


Malcolm Holcombe – Almost Austin – Pasadena, TX

Written by Samuel Barker About once a year, I like to make sure I get a solid dose of Malcolm Holcombe in my life. Every time I go to see him, I wait to be underwhelmed by his performance. Surely, after seeing someone ten times or more, the amazement will wear off, right? Well, for…


Brad Paisley – Woodlands Pavilion -Woodlands, TX

Written by Dave Clements Billed as Brad Paisley’s Country Nation World Tour, Brad did indeed bring enough opening acts along with him to populate a small nation!  The early crowd was beginning to filter into The Woodlands Pavilion to see Brad Paisley and his latest star spangled show.  I don’t remember ever seeing so many…


Carnivores Tour – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Robert B. Johnson (@RobertSatellite on Twitter) Talk about a huge show with a killer lineup from beginning to end! On September 5, AFI, Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Linkin Park ripped through The Woodlands with the critically acclaimed Carnivores tour. Particularly interesting about this tour is the distinct sound of each band, likely…