Monthly archives: July, 2017

John Moreland- Big Bad Luv- CD Review

Written by James Killen With “Big bad Luv”John Moreland solidifies his status of the Oklahoma bard of relationship frustration. His lyrics are as insightful and telling as ever, but he has expanded his horizons musically, adding a bluesier feel to this production with more slide guitar and organ and just a touch of harmonica. This…


Don Felder, Styx & REO Speedwagon – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands, TX – Photos

Photos by Dave Clements  


Don Felder, Styx & REO Speedwagon – Woodlands Pavilion – Woodlands, TX – Review

Written by Dave Clements The UNITED WE ROCK summer tour hit The Woodlands Pavilion this past Saturday night with a near sold out audience in attendance. That was the good news.  The bad news was that it was damn hot and humid with an off the chart heat index!  However, more good news is the…


John Egan/Charles Bryant/Sara Van Buskirk/Mark Zeus- The Americana – Houston, Texas – Photos

Photos by James Killen


John Egan/Charles Bryant/Sara Van Buskirk/Mark Zeus- The Americana – Houston, Texas -Review

Written by James Killen I had the good fortune last Saturday night to see, not one, but two great shows at the Americana. The evening opened up early with John Egan who showed up with one of his resonators to entertain the cozy crowd. He played about an hour and a half of some of…


Mike Stinson – McGonigels Mucky Duck – Houston, TX – Review

Written by Eddie Ferranti Rock solid.  Never mails it in. Leaves it all on the stage along with empty Silver Bullets. Best rollicking rock and roll show that is still too far under the Houston radar.  Well that about does it when describing the Mike Stinson Band!  We have had the pleasure of following Mike…


Mike Stinson – McGonigels Mucky Duck – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by Eddie Ferranti


Fahl & Fahl – JP Hops House- Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by James Killen


Fahl & Fahl – JP Hops House- Houston, TX – Review

Written by James Killen On recommendation of my friend Charles Bryant, I made the trek through late rush hour traffic to JP Hops House on Highway 6last Wednesday to catch a performance by David and Alyson Fahl. Wednesdays are soup night at the Hops House and the opening entertainment this evening was provided by an…


Benefit for Marina Rocks at the Americana – Houston, TX – Review

Written by James Killen Musicians have a bond not found in communities of other professions and when one of them has a personal need, they tend to gather together in support. The benefit last Saturday night was just such an event. If you are not familiar with Marina Rocks, just check out this YouTube video,…