Monthly archives: October, 2015

Soul Asylum & The Meat Puppets – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Photos by Samuel Barker


Soul Asylum & The Meat Puppets – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Written by Samuel Barker For one glorious night, the 80s were back at the House of Blues! No, not the synth-pop rubbish that flooded the radio stations, but the alternative rock that bubbled under the surface and eventually percolated up through the cracks in the early-90s for a few moments of commercial success. Two of…


Jackson Browne – Revention Music Center

Written by Eddie Ferranti Frank Sinatra had a famous song called “My Way” that fit quite well for a recent gig Rose and I attended. Veteran singer/songwriter Jackson Browne cruised into Houston at the acoustically killer Revention Music Center  and put on a very nice display of his lyrical talents backed by a very good…


Jackson Browne – Revention Music Center – Houston, TX

Photos by Eddie Ferranti


Welcome to the New Look of HoustonMusicReview.com!

It has been a long time since we’ve updated the site and you’ve obviously seen the lack of new coverage on the old site. That has had 100% to do with the move to our new format that you are seeing today. We’ll be flooding the site with new reviews over the coming days and…


American Aquarium – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written By Eddie Ferranti Cheering for the underdog has always been a passion for me no matter if it is in sports, life, etc. One such band happens to fit in that category in the form of Raleigh, North Carolina based band, American Aquarium. Our Left Coast bud Julie Arkenstone hooked us up when they…


Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne – Dosey Doe Big Barn – Spring, TX

Photos by Michael Pittman


Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne – Dosey Doe Big Barn – Spring, TX

Written by Michael Pittman The First Lady of Gospel & Soul hit the newly enlarged stage at Dosey Doe’s Big Barn bringing a lifetime of energy to a packed house in The Woodlands. In case you’re not familiar, her start came in the family band The Staples Singers in the early 50’s. Because of Pops…


Counting Crows – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Written by Dave Clements Loved the Byrds, Wings were great, and the Eagles were amazing. Counting Crows, however, were unknown to me until they recently headlined a concert at The Woodlands Pavilion. It was generally a positive experience although nothing close to those early birds (and bird parts) who preceded them. Hollis Brown, a rock…


Counting Crows – Woodlands Pavilion – Spring, TX

Photos By Dave Clements