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The Tontons Discuss How Houston Has Shaped the Band

Posted on · The Houston band The Tontons takes the stage tomorrow night at Fitzgerald’s. The indie group with a hard-to-define genre is touring nearly constantly, and in recent years has received critical praise from the likes of Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty talked with lead singer Asli Omar, bassist Tom Nguyen, […]

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Houston Bands Like The Tontons to Perform at the Free Press Summer Fest

Posted on · The annual Free Press Summer Fest is this weekend at Eleanor Tinsley Park. The two-day festival features dozens of concerts from both local and national bands. We hear from one of the event’s organizers, who talks about how the festival books acts, including local bands like The Tontons.