July 29th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Roky Moon and Bolt CD Release Party and All the Rest

The wait is over. After four days of senseless boredom, we’re moving headlong into a free era. It only lasts a couple days, so make the most of it. We’re here to help you out. There’s much to come.

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Roky Moon and Bolt CD Release Party at Fitzgerald’s

Where: Fitzgerald’s – The Heights [2706 White Oak Dr., 77007]
When: Saturday, July 30th | 7:00PM
How much: $6 General Admission
Scoop’d from: Facebook

We’ve already told you about it here and here, but it’s go time when it comes to American Honey. The new album by Roky Moon and Bolt is getting it’s proper treatment Saturday. The record release is on. And there are a litany of supporting bands: Young Girls, sIngs, Listen Listen, Tax The Wolf, JW Americana, Llorona.

The Squishees w/ Ghost Town Electric and Dead Mineral at Rudyard’s

Where: Montrose [2010 Waugh Dr., 77006]
When: Friday, July 29th | Doors at 9:00PM
How much: Not really sure…
Scoop’d from: Paul

From the Rudz Details: “This music is virtuosic and ambitious, while retaining a visceral punch — and yet it’s almost anti-commerical in its bizarre and idiosyncratic approach. Such a mixture, to me, seems quintessentially Houstonian in its artistic isolation. The Squishees represent the gritty, organic, and unpredictable sprawl of our city as well as anyone. – Space City Rock


Departures: Healing and Homecoming Through Acceptance and Relationship – Workshop & Film Screening

Where: Jung Center – The Museum District [5200 Montrose Blvd., 77006]
When: Friday, July 29th | 7:ooPM – Screening
When: Saturday, July 30th | 9:00AM until Noon – Workshop
How much: Screening – Free | Workshop – $60 General Admission | $50 for Jung Members
Scoop’d from: artshound.com

“Explore how fate violates our conscious intentions and shapes our world in ways we never could have imagined. The moving Japanese film Departures depicts the ways that such unexpected events reflect the Self, urging us on a journey that reunites us with our deepest nature in ways we could not have predicted. As Jung wrote, ‘[God] is the name by which I designate all things which cross my willful path violently and recklessly, all things which upset my subjective views, plans, and intentions and change the course of my life for better or worse.’”

National Dance Day at Houston Press

Where: HoustonPress – Downtown [1621 Milam St., 77002]
When: Saturday, July 30th | 10:00AM to 12:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Paul

“Members of the Houston Dynamo Dance Squad will be there to help everyone run through the group dance before we film it. We’ll upload the film to Youtube as part of SYTYCD’s call for entries. Water and snacks will be on hand as well.

Practice at home and then show up on Saturday, July 30. Other than your dancing feet, all you have to bring is the white T-shirt we’re asking you to wear.” Easy enough, right?

Changoman and La Sien at Dan’s Electro Guitar Bar

Where: Dan’s Electro Guitar Bar – The Heights [1031 East 24th St., 77009]
When: Friday, July 29th | 8:00PM
How much: $7.00 for minors, $10.00 for those able to drink
Scoop’d from: Dan’s Electro Guitar Bar

If you haven’t been to Dan’s Electro at least once, this Saturday is as good a time as any. The Spanish Rock that’ll be taking over that night only promises to take the experience up a notch. Still uncertain? Check out what the Houston Press has to say about Changoman. Based on that tid bit, the viedo above and the music I’ve found on the internets, I’d bet my socks I’ll be checking out the show.

— The Loop Scoop

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