Monday 08 January 2018 – Rudyard’s Open Mic Comedy Night (Free!! doors 7:30pm)

 

 

Houston Press Best of 2013 Winner
Best Open-Mike Comedy Night Houston 2013
“With a decent amount of local talent, Houston deserves more stages to feature homegrown comics. Thankfully, Rudz has stepped forward to devote one night a week to nurturing newcomers and showcasing seasoned vets…you can check out a rotating cast of characters, for free — you’d be pretty hard-pressed to find a more fun way to spend a Monday night. Especially if your next Monday night involves going to a funeral. Trust us, this’ll be waaaay funnier.” – Houston Press
Our Free Comedy Open Mic Show Opens At 7:30. Show starts at 8:00

Sunday 07 January 2018 – David Bowie’s 71st Birthday Celebration (7pm)

Seamus Productions and Rudyard’s Pub along with DJ Hallo Spaceboy and DJ Scary Monster Celebrate David Bowie’s 71st Birthday. This year we are moving the event to Rudyard’s British Pub 2010 Waugh Dr. Houston Tx. 77006. A night dedicated to the life of the man who changed the landscape of music. There’s going to be great giveaways from Cactus Music. The Tribal Lilies Dance Troupe will be returning again this year. We are encouraging face-painters and artist who would like to sell Bowie related art to contact us. 281-794-4312

 

7pm
$5

Saturday 06 January 2018 – Live and Loud Productions Presents: Los De Verdad * Bottom of the Food Chain * All Gonna Die * Broke Off (doors 8pm)

Los de Verdad (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/Los-De-Verdad-LDV-390917434289604/

 

 

Bottom of the Food Chain (Texas)
https://www.facebook.com/BFCrock/

 

All Gonna Die (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/All-Gonna-Die-772653119576234/

 

Broke Off (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/brokeoffpunk/

 

 

 

Friday 05 January 2018 – Joe Lovechik’s Birthday show: Alone on the Moon * Den Mother * Process of Illumination (door 9pm, music 9:30pm)

 

Alone On The Moon (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/aloneonthemoonband

Alone on the Moon is a video-obsessed, instrumental post-rock/stoner/post-metal band from Houston, Texas. The group formed in 2012 as a collaboration between Joe Lovchik (guitar) and Seth Johnson (bass). Joe and Seth met through mutual friends and found they had the same vision for a heavy, instrumental sound. Nathan Smith (drums) was quickly recruited to fill out the jam sessions, and the trio began writing. Soon, the band made a unique impression in their hometown with their epic songcraft and psychedelic projections. Guitarist Ahmad Saad joined Alone on the Moon in 2015, adding a rich, new layer to the group’s heady outpourings of distortion.

Alone on the Moon recorded its first demo EP in 2015 at Big Door Studios. The group has headlined concerts throughout the Greater Houston area, delivering deep and potent grooves accompanied by mind-bending lights, lasers and videos.

 

 

Den Mother (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/denmothermother/

 

 

Process of Illumination (Houston, TX)
https://www.facebook.com/poibandtx/

Process of Illumination is an instrumental progressive rock band based out of Houston, Texas. Originally formed under the name Wallhax, they began to write original music in the summer of 2012. They played their first live show on Halloween of 2015 at The 19th Hole Grill & Bar in Spring, Texas. Since then, they have played at numerous venues and gained a reputation for having energetic, charismatic, and technically proficient live shows. They released their debut album “Radiant Memory” in August of 2017.

 

doors 9pm
start 9:30pm

 

Thursday 04 January 2018 – Morning Scales the Mountain * Ak’chamel * Tee Vee

Come celebrate the Houston debut of Morning Scales the Mountain, a free-rock trio of Houston veterans Tom Carter (The Mike Gunn, Charalambides) and John Kennedy (Dry Nod, Cyclops Joint) with Brazilian soundscapist Ramiro Matéria (Índios Eletrônicos, ruído/mm).

 

Morning Scales the Mountain (Houston, TX)
https://morningscalesthemountain.com

Morning Scales the Mountain (MStM) is an electric rock trio weaving guitar wail and omnidirectional percussion into high-density (and high-volume) improvised rock epics. Formed in Texas in 2017, the trio is composed of guitarist Tom Carter (Charalambides), Houston drummer and noisemaker John Kennedy, and Brazilian soundscapist Ramiro Matéria on guitar and bass.
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Tom Carter’s electric guitar work weaves strands of melody, drone, fuzz, and charged silence into intricately detailed instant compositions. Best known for his work with iconoclastic acid-folk improvisers Charalambides (which he co-founded with Christina Carter in 1991 in Houston, TX), Tom Carter has focused on solo performances and recordings since 2012. Pitchfork selected his double LP Long Time Underground as the number-one experimental album of 2015.

Drummer and multi-instrumentalist John Kennedy emerged from the lysergic brew of Houston’s late-20th-century outsider music scene as a member of the mysterious electronic project Jesus Penis. Since then, he’s explored the many psychedelic byways of the Texas experimental scene, supplying percussion for free improvisers (the JDP Trio, with Paul Winstanley and David Dove) as well as zoned-out rockers (Dry Nod, Run Trip and Fall, and Rusted Shut). Kennedy’s electroacoustic project Cyclops Joint has been releasing recordings in various formats since 1991.

Guitarist and bassist Ramiro Matéria (aka André Ramiro) has deep roots in the noise, experimental and post-rock communities of Brazil. He is best known as co-founder of the expansive and cinematic Curitiban post-rock band ruído/mm. From 2006-2007, Ramiro operated as one-half of the experimental duo Índios Eletrônicos, a psychedelic stew of guitars and electronics pulling influences from all corners of the universe. Ramiro has performed with numerous rock bands, including Oaeoz, AlphaPsicotics and Iconoclastas.

 

Ak’chamel, The Ecstatic Brotherhood of Anima Mundi (Houston, TX)
https://akchamel.bandcamp.com/

 

Tee Vee (Houston, TX)
https://teevee.bandcamp.com

Tee Vee is the multimedia project of Houston, TX native Teresa Vicinanza.

 

Thursday 04 January 2018 – Thursday Night Dart Tourney at Rudz (7-10pm)

 

Every Thursday, Houston Darts Association and Rudyard’s hosts a Blind Draw Doubles tournament with registration starting at 7:00pm and first throw at 7:30pm.  Cash prizes are handed out to the top finishers and half of the tournament pot is graciously matched by Rudyard’s to juice up stakes.  The BBD tournament will include a best of three format, starting with 501 and Cricket, and team member’s randomly matched before the tournament starts.  Entry fee’s will be determined at the start of the tournament but are generally $5 with optional buy-in’s for a mystery out.  If there are enough interested following the BBD tournament we will follow up with a singles tournament of similar fashion.

Shoot well everyone!

** Membership in the HDA is absolutely NOT required to enter and all skill levels are welcome. **