Monthly archives: October, 2014

The Eagles – Toyota Center – Houston, TX

Written by Michael Pittman It shouldn’t have surprised me that in a band well known for its’ smooth, finely tailored harmonies and segues, the man whose reputation is as profound as Joe Walsh’s should emerge as the showman of showmen on the stage tonight. I don’t know if it was just his night, but the…


James McMurtry – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti James McMurtry is a veteran crooner in the Austin music scene that does things his way and loves it. This night in Houston, at the cozy confines of McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, JM sold out the 7pm show and followed with a nice crowd for the 9:30pm show that we attended. Nice…


Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands, TX

Written by Jim Bille Ringo Starr and his latest incarnation of the All Starr Band made a rare appearance at the Woodlands Pavilion and put on probably the best ‘feel good’ show of the year.  The feel good music was not only from Ringo’s storied catalog but from contributions of every member in the band…


Evie Ladin and Keith Terry – Cortlandt House Concerts – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti If you’ve had the pleasure of going to Folk Alliance International, you’ll find it to be an overwhelming blur of musicians and people passing by constantly heading to gigs and whatever. In Kansas City, back in February, it was the same, but I had a neato experience that came to fruation…


Experience Hendrix – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Jimi Hendrix is gone but not forgotten due in part to Experience Hendrix, the annual touring celebration of the master’s music. The tour has had many band configurations over its now close to fourteen year existence and has always featured some of the best guitarists in the world paying homage to…


Santana – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX

Written by Dave Clements From time to time I enjoy sitting in my TV room and watching one of my music DVD’s.  This experience was greatly enhanced when I put in surround sound.  One of my favorite videos to watch is Santana’s ‘Supernatural’.  There is just so much great music, and until this past Wednesday…


Phoebe Hunt – McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Time flies when you are having fun is an age old slogan that applies to our experience with a lady by the name of Phoebe Hunt.  It was at Kerrville Folk Festival in 2012 that we saw her in Bellville Outfit for the first time.   Fast forward to January 2014 at…