Houstonian Tales: Christian Kidd

In the late seventies when The Hates were formed, Houston was a swampy wasteland of terrible cover bands and honky tonk wannabes that so blanketed our city, that we had become known for it. If you ever wondered why touring act rarely came her for so long, that’s a large reason for it. But, as all pioneers do, The Hates were among the first Houston bands to make their own scene and bring bands to town that otherwise would have skipped our Southern city over without regret…

The Hates Commemorate Their First Show

The Hates Commemorate Their First Show

I feel like you can’t call yourself a Houstonian if you haven’t seen The Hates perform. The band has a slew of albums from 1979’s “First Three Recordings,” to 2013’s “Shank,” and they never disappoint when they play live…

Music with Jameson & Lone Star: Fall Westheimer Blockparty 10/11/2008

I hope you guys had as much fun as I had this…