June 9th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Thermals and Moccasins, Kraaaazy Karaoke, and John Bucchino

Thursday, please get out of my way. I’ve said it before. I’ll say it again. You make a better door than a window. Onward and upward, folks. Let’s get to the goods! This edition has weekend written all over it.

The Thermals and Wild Moccasins at Fitzgerald’s


Where: Fitzgerald’s – The Heights [2706 White Oak Dr., 77007]
When: Friday, June 10th at 8:00 PM
How much: $12.00
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Did you miss Wild Moccasins play their earlybird set at Free Press Summer Fest? We did as well. Time to make up for lost time. The Houstonians will be opening for Portland-based The Thermals at Fitzgerald’s on Friday. Wild Mocs have been traipsing all over the world lately, so it’s nice to have them back in town. They might have learned a thing or two on their European tour, adding to their already fun live show.

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Karaoke Battle USA at House of Blues Houston


Where: House of Blues Houston [1204 Caroline St., 77002]
When: Saturday, June 11th at 12:00 PM and 3:45 PM | Sunday, June 12th at 9:45 PM and 01:45 PM
How much: Free, get your tickets, here.
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Karaoke competition! This ain’t no Friday night at PJ’s. A. drinks won’t be near as cheap. B. You’re the audience. For all of the future politicians—proof that you sing ABBA better than Colin Firth, only after you’ve nursed a quart of Vermouth, won’t help your distant election swing. In the meantime, the in between time, join the wait list and they’ll contact you when tickets are available.

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(Heading Image  and Above Image courtesy of www.RicOrnelProductions.com)

John Bucchino’s Musical Revue, It’s Only Life


Where: Ovations Night Club – right next to Main Street Theatre [2540 Times Blvd., 77005]
When: Sunday, June 12th at 3:00 PM
How much: $32.00, $36.00 or $125.00 for the VIPs
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John Bucchino’s songs have been recorded and performed by Judy Collins, Patti LuPone, Yo-Yo Ma, Audra MacDonald, Liza Minnelli, Art Garfunkel and many others. It’s Only Life is a musical revue about longing, fulfillment,loss, triumph and, ultimately, wisdom.

The design team includes Rebecca Greene Udden (costume design), Daniel Polk (lighting design), and Chris Bakos (sound design). Rob Babbitt is the production stage manager.

— The Loop Scoop

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