Your 2011 HPMA Showcase Schedule Is Here

Categories: HPMA, This Just In

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The 2011 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase is a little over a week away, and we are very excited. On November 12, venues across downtown Houston will come to life with the some of the best bands in the city. We have lined up over 50 bands to play over ten stages starting at 2 p.m. the day of the showcase.

The lineup is pretty astounding, and at the low price of $10 you can see some bands that may very well be too rich, famous, and cool to play something as small as the HPMA showcase within the next few years, including the Tontons, the Niceguys, Something Fierce, and thelastplaceyoulook, who are getting mega notices for their single "Band To Save Me" at 94.5 The Buzz.

You can vote here for your favorite bands at the poll page. Remember you can vote once a day for your loves. Also be sure to buy your tickets now because being prepared is sexy or something, or at least that's what we have been told.

Without further blog space-taking, here is your schedule for the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase. The TBD venues should be known later this week so you can plan accordingly. Get out your lucky flipping coin, folks. Click the picture to enlarge.

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Pete's Dueling Piano Bar

1201 Fannin, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Ben's Beans

1302 Dallas, Houston, TX

Category: General

House of Blues

1204 Caroline, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Warehouse Live

813 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX

Category: Music

The Dirt

1209 Caroline, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Home Plate Bar & Grill

1800 Texas, Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Lucky's Pub

801 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX

Category: Music

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19 comments
Guest
Guest

I'm sorry that everyone feels they are entiled to play a showcase. Work on your networking or join a better band.

Maximushoustontx
Maximushoustontx

MAXIMUS was unable to play due to a conflict in our drummer's schedule!  Still hoping to take the win for Best Cover Band!  Please pass on our best wishes to Chris Gray for a speedy recovery.  Good luck to all the nominees!  The Showcase line up looks awesome!

Ron Burgandy
Ron Burgandy

LEGION a nominee in the metal category was not extended an invitation, so was wondering why they weren't.  They're the best young metal band in Houston, winner of several BOBs, play in Austin and SA on regular basis and do all original music (except for 1 Slayer cover).  In general, metal doesn't appear to be represented much at alllegion731@aol.com

Whatnowreally
Whatnowreally

Vivian Pickles, you've got to be kidding me....

Maria
Maria

Would have liked to see Dewey Wayne and Johnny Falstaff play this. At least Sideshow Tramps are on the bill.

Michael_jozwiak
Michael_jozwiak

Is this the first time the Houston Press Music Awards is held in Autumn? Is this the first time it is held outside Summer? Is this the first time it is held in July or August?

Willa tha King
Willa tha King

CB Kings wanted to play, Doughbeezy wanted yo play. We were never contacted!

Scottbaio
Scottbaio

Its nice to see that the punk category is so loved

Aaron
Aaron

Looking forward to seeing all of this great music, but I'm confused as to how the schedule was formed. Lots of great nominated acts that aren't playing... I understand that it's impossible to fit all of them in, but can you provide some insight?

Craig Hlavaty
Craig Hlavaty

It's been July and August previously, and very hot and not too fun outside. Trying at the fall for a change.

Craig Hlavaty
Craig Hlavaty

Some bands weren't able to play, or were out of town.

La Sien
La Sien

If there is still a chance to add bands, we would love to play on the showcase. thanks.

Craig Hlavaty
Craig Hlavaty

Sorry guys, but as far as I know, this schedule is complete.

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