Houston Jones
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Houston Jones and Stevie Coyle at Club Fox at Club Fox, 2207 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063

June 15, 2014 from 7pm to 9:30pm
High-octane Americana at Club Fox.Join Houston Jones and special guest Stevie Coyle on Father's Day at Club Fox.$18 advance, $22 doorSee More
Jun 11
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Houston Jones at the Boathouse Concert Series, Oakland at Oakland, CA

June 14, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Boathouse Concerts presents Houston JonesSince 1992, Pam and Charlie Weber have hosted live music at Weber & Co., the warehouse where Charlie restores classic wood boats.  The Boathouse Concerts focus on traditional and contemporary folk music, as it often tells of a way of life that existed or is threatened with extinction – much like the historic waterfront artist colony at Fifth Avenue Point.  At the Boathouse, the audience…See More
May 29
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Houston Jones at Music at St. Clare's at St. Clare's Episcopal Church

June 1, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
Houston Jones looks forward to their show at St. Clare's Episcopal Church.  Doors open at 3:30pm, Show at 4pm.For information: 925-462-4802or email margaret.secour@gmail.comSee More
May 27
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Houston Jones at Pacific Grove Art Center

May 10, 2014 from 7pm to 9:30pm
$15 advance, $20 doorTickets at Pacific Grove Art CenterInformation:831-375-2208Houston Jones is a San Francisco based high-octane Americana quintet that performs an original repertoire that ranges from bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel. The band features Glenn Houston (lead guitar), Travis Jones (lead vocal, acoustic guitar), Henry Salvia (keyboard, accordion), Joshua Zucker (standup bass), and Peter Tucker (drums).“A confluence of sublime talent.” – San Francisco ChronicleHouston Jones…See More
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Houston Jones and special guest Stevie Coyle at at Sutter Creek Theatre

April 26, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
An evening with Houston Jones and very special guest Stevie CoyleSaturday, April 26th at the Sutter Creek TheatreHigh-octane Americana!See More
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Houston Jones at Armando's - March 1st, 8pm at Armando's, 707 Marina St., Martinez, CA

March 1, 2014 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Houston Jones8pm at Armando's, MartinezTickets: $15Armando's features the best of LIVE music including jazz, blues, bluegrass, folk and everything in between, everything except over-played typical bar rock and roll.Located at 707 Marina Vista in Martinez. Armando's is an intimate, close to the music, get to know the performers, hot spot for local talent. Armando's is a cash-only music venue serving beer, wine, and other non-alcoholic beverages, 21 and over please.See More
Feb 14
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Houston Jones at Alpine Hills Tennis and Swimming Club at Alpine Hills Tennis & Swimming Club

February 1, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Reservations required4139 Alpine Rd.Portola Valley, CA    $20 adults, $10 students, $25 non-members  Info./ reservations: tjatvv@gmail.com http://www.houstonjones.com/schedule.htmHouston Jones is a high-octane Americana quintet performing an original repertoire of folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel.  "A confluence of sublime talent." - San Francisco ChronicleSee More
Jan 29
Houston Jones commented on Jim Pipkin's group 'ND Arizona'
"We're (coming) Baaaack to sunny Arizona.....and are hugely looking forward to performing at the 2014 Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair!! We'd love to see you there too! Our two shows: Saturday, January 18th at 4pm and Sunday, January 19th…"
Nov 21, 2013
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Houston Jones at Camarillo Cafe at Camarillo Community Center

November 15, 2013 from 8pm to 10:30pm
Houston Jones looks forward to returning to the Camarillo Cafe this Friday, November 15th.We'd love to see you! Last year's show was a sellout so if you're planning to come, please plan to arrive early.Doors open at 7:30$20 donation at the doorFor map: http://www.houstonjones.com/schedule.htmSee More
Nov 11, 2013
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Houston Jones and Stevie Coyle at Lamorinda Music

November 1, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Houston Jones with very special guest (and finger stylist extraordinaire!) Stevie Coyle at Lamorinda Music. Sponsored by Mighty Fine Guitars. Reservations: stevie@mightyfineguitars.comSee More
Nov 1, 2013
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Oct 17, 2013

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Houston Jones is a San Francisco based high-octane Americana band that performs an original repertoire that ranges from bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel.
 
Travis Jones (lead vocals, guitar), began performing as a child accompanying his mother on gospel tours in the South.  He honed his soulful delivery in his years as a child preacher in churches around his native Shreveport, only to throw down his bible when he saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan.

Chris Kee (bass, cello, and guitar) has a degree in ethnomusicology from Yale.  Balancing his bookishness with Americana street cred, Kee is a regular with Peter Rowan’s Free Mexican Air Force, a long time cohort of Telecaster wizard Jim Campilongo, and has performed with Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller.

Glenn Houston (lead guitars) was the founding lead guitarist of the Waybacks, and was voted 2009 Best Guitarist by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.  

Peter Tucker (drums), who (along with Kee) was in the original rhythm section of the Waybacks, has deep Americana roots, having performed and recorded with wide array of Americana musicians, including Tim Hardin, Richie Havens, the Beau Brummels, Warren Zevon and Skunk Baxter.

Henry Salvia (keyboards, accordion) has performed with the Johnny Nocturne Band, Bo Diddley, Rickie Lee Jones and Big Jay McNeeley.

Houston Jones festival performances include Kate Wolf, Walnut Valley, Telluride, Sisters, American River, MillPond, and Strawberry.

Billboard.com praised their “Wonderful original tunes;” Dirty Linen said “No one delivers the goods quite like HJ... HJ remains one of the West Coast’s most talented and entertaining bands.” Bob Brown, club owner and manager of Huey Lewis, says they are “as good as any singing and picking I’ve heard in my thirty years in the music business."

They've just released their sixth CD for the Summerhill label, "Queen of Yesterday".  Houston Jones' music is currently being played on over seventy radio stations throughout North America and beyond, and is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Amazon.com, CDBaby, MSN Music, Napster, MusicMatch, MusicNet, and www.houstonjones.com.

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At 8:24am on November 30, 2012, Adela & Jude said…

wow!!  Thanks so much !

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