This weekend March 8th-10, 2019
[Updated Saturday 3/9/2019 11:55 AM]
Rodeo Weekend Three
Cody Johnson, Brad Paisley
Tyler Perry's Says Goodbye Madea
Fans of Kane Brown are so taken with this pop country star his latest album, Experiment is still making country music charts waves since its release last year. Brown wrote most of the songs himself. In advance of the album, the tracks "Homesick", "Short Skirt Weather", and "Good as You" were released digitally. "Lose It" was the album's first radio single. Dann Huff, who co-produced Brown's debut album, is also the producer on Experiment. Brown said that he wanted to introduce new sounds on the album and introduce "more energy" to his style. "American Bad Dream" is a song that Brown wrote about the 2017 Las Vegas shooting. Brown said that he took inspiration from his grandmother, who was a police detective. (See Weekend Saturdays)
Houston Ballet this season as they say in their news release, join ballet companies around the world in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Jerome Robbins’ birth. Who is Jerome Robbins? Robbins was ballet master of the New York City Ballet in 1972 and worked almost exclusively in classical dance throughout that decade, stopping only to stage revivals of West Side Story . . . (see March Fridays)
Houston's Livestock and Rodeo Show tomorrow presents the music of Los Tigres del Norte and their música norteña a genre of Mexican music, related to polka and corridos. Norteño is a musical expression from Northern Mexico. The accordion and the bajo sexto are norteño's most characteristic instruments. Norteño music developed in the late 19th century, as a mixture between German folk music (which was introduced to Mexico with the arrival of German migrant workers in those years), and local Northern Mexican music.
(See Weekend Sundays)
Next weekend at Houston's Livestock and Rodeo Show in concert it's Cody Johnson. Did you know he grew up in small town Texas. Johnson as a kid grew up in Sebastapol, an unincorporated community on the eastern shore of the Trinity River that's never exceeded 500 residents.
It's a rough and tumble area, and it comes through in the music.
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Strait, Billy Joe Shaver – their songs were all essential to the local clubs, and Johnson was exposed to their mysterious allure even before he was old enough to get in.
(See Cody Johnson click here)
It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay's Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom's Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue!
It all unfolds next weekend at Hobby Center. Each pup has a specific set of skills based on a real-life profession. It worth a family ticket to this television series now live on stage.
(See Puppy Patrol click here)
Enjoy your weekend everybody and don't forget to check out our weekend listings. JWM
@Smart Financial Centre
Saturday 3/9/2019 8:00 PM
Did you know it was actress Sandra Bullock that gave comedian George Lopez his big break in network television? It was her production company that co-produced the George Lopez Show that became very popular on ABC back in day. The word is she sent out a scout to check the clubs for Latino talent because there were no Hispanic shows on television.
Lopez has had a long celebrity career with controversy along the way. His continuing feud with actor Erik Estrada.
In 2014 Lopez was arrested for public intoxication after getting drunk and falling asleep on the floor of the Caesars Windsor casino in Ontario, Canada. The casino's security alerted law enforcement upon finding him sleeping on the casino floor. Lopez had performed at the casino earlier that day in the evening. He had another show the following day, which the casino canceled. Soon after, a photograph of a drunken and passed out asleep Lopez was quickly circulated around the web.
. . . .more George Lopez click here
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