Category: Local Music

Houston Rock Clubs Dropping Like Flies

Sidecar Pub is closing and Walter’s is on the brink. Helios is done and Mary Jane’s has been gone. In reality, that leaves Continental Club, Rudyard’s, the Proletariat, Dan Electro’s and Last Concert Cafe as the only remaining live, original music venues in Houston that still cater to local rock bands. Even that is a stretch considering Dan’s is mostly… Read more →

Candidates in Support of the Music Scene?

I was reading Off the Kuff and saw this link to John Nova Lomax of the Houston Press and his article suggesting that the gentrification of neighborhoods like Montrose and the Washington Avenue Corridor are to blame for the loss of clubs like Helios and Mary Jane’s.  He’s right of course, but his suggestion is to fight the system by… Read more →