Monthly archives: April, 2017

Robyn Ludwick- This Tall to Ride- CD Review

Written by James Killen Robyn Ludwick, little sister to Bruce and Charlie Robeson, one of Texas Music’s greatest dynasties has a new CD coming out called “This Tall to Ride”. Her writing style owes a lot to the influence of Lucinda Williams, but still rings genuine and personal. Her songs have that same rugged, but…


Charles Bryant & Grifters and Shills – JP Hops House – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by James Killen


Charles Bryant & Grifters and Shills – JP Hops House – Houston, TX – Review

Written by James Killen It was out in the sticks on Highway 6 again to the JP Hops House. It’s an innocuous little pub next to the Shipley’s Donut House near Westheimer. It’s seldom crowded, but has a great sound system, a constant stream of singer/songwriters, a great selection of beers on tap and a…


Alejandro Escovedo- Burn Something Beautiful – CD Review

Written by James Killen You never know what you are going to get with a new Alejandro Escovedo CD. It might be an acoustic serenade or a psychedelic trip or a string quartet or just pure rock and roll. He started out in the punk scene with The Nuns and went mainstream Rock and Roll…


Charles Bryant – Kiss the Sun – CD Review

Written by James Killen Charles Bryant started late in life as a professional musician, but has been playing and writing for years. As a Pasadena resident, Charles made many appearances at Almost Austin over the past few years and has been known to play a few evenings at the Last Concert Café. Prior to that…


Almost Austin’s Final Weekend with Malcolm Holcombe and Charles Bryant – Pasadena, TX – Photos

Photos by James Killen  


Almost Austin’s Final Weekend with Malcolm Holcombe and Charles Bryant – Pasadena, TX

  Written by James Killen House concerts are a great venue for music fans and artists alike. The fans get a chance to meet and interact with the artists and all of the cover charge (usually twenty bucks) goes to the artist instead of being split with the sound man or depending on the number…