Monthly archives: December, 2015

James McMurtry – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Being a reviewer, I get to say what is on my mind for the most part. That being said, I much prefer when the performer I’m covering says what is on THEIR mind. In the case of one James McMurtry, you get a boat load to chew on! Backing his latest…


Toadies – House of Blues – Houston, TX

Photos by Robert Johnson


The Mastersons – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Photos by Eddie Ferranti


The Mastersons – Mucky Duck – Houston, TX

Written by Eddie Ferranti Husband and wife duos can be a tricky proposition sometimes in the competitive world of singer/songwriters. One such pair, Chris Masterson and his wife, Eleanor Whitmore, who make up The Mastersons, are definitely a major winner. Steve Earle sure thinks so. He just had them tour with him for eight months…


Billy Gibbons and the BFGs – Cullen Performance Hall – Houston, TX

Photos by Jim Bille


Billy Gibbons and the BFGs – Cullen Performance Hall – Houston, TX

Written by Jim Bille Billy Gibbons took his time on going solo from his main act ZZ Top but when he finally figured it was time to do so he gathered a great ensemble, recorded an album and is now touring the U.S. Story is that Gibbons was invited to play the Havana Jazz Festival…


Paul Thorn – Main Street Crossing – Tomball, TX

Written By Eddie Ferranti Something Rose and I have found out over the years is that the best way to relieve stress is to see live music.  After a taxing and quite stress filled week nothing is better than a Paul Thorn gig dropped into our lap. The great folks out in Tomball, Texas at…