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๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธHouston! Who wants to get their freak on this weekend with #MissyElliott?!? ๐Ÿ—ฃ โ € โ € ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—— ๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฆ โฌ‡๏ธ to win tickets to see @MissyMisdemeanorElliott Saturday, July 20th, at the @ToyotaCenter with @BustaRhymes, @Ciara, & @Timbaland for the #OUTOFTHISWORLD Tour!โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € ๐—˜๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ:โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 1. Like this postโœ…โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 2. Comment your full legal name โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € 3. Follow us (@cactus_music ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŽถ)โ €โ €โ €โ € 4. Tag a friend๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™‚๏ธโ €โ €โ €โ € 5. Drawing Friday, July 19th at noon!!โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒโ€ผ๏ธโ€ผ๏ธโ € โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ € โ€œThis is an incredible time in my life as I am experiencing so many milestone โ€˜firsts.โ€™ Being the FIRST female Hip Hop artist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and now going out on my FIRST headline tour,โ€ shares Elliott. โ€œFans have been asking me to tour forever but I wanted to wait until I felt the time was right because I knew if I was ever going to do it, I had to do it big, and I had to do it with family! So get ready to be taken OUT OF THIS WORLD with me, Busta Rhymes, Ciara, and Timbaland! We canโ€™t wait to share this experience with the fans!โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #houstonthingstodo #houstonnightlife #houstonlivemusicscene #houstonlivemusic #houstonmusicclubs #thingstodoinhouston #livemusichouston #freeconcerttickets
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธCalling all Houston area @GlassAnimals fans! ๐—๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—๐˜‚๐—น๐˜† ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐˜๐—ต ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐Ÿฑ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ-๐Ÿฒ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฃ๐—  ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™˜๐™๐™š๐™™๐™ช๐™ก๐™š๐™™ listening party for their upcoming fourth studio album, โ€˜I Love You So F***king Much,โ€™ (๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿณ/๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต/๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ) via @RepublicRecords. โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€ขThe event is free to attend! โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€ขFree posters for attendees (๐˜ž๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต)โ € โ€ขFree refreshments ๐Ÿป๐Ÿฅคโ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€ขRaffle for limited edition patchesโ € โ€ขRaffle to win tickets to their Saturday, September 21st show at @WoodlandsPavilion with special guest @Eyedress. Tickets courtesy of our friends at @LiveNationHouston. โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒโ€ผ๏ธ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € But the birth of I Love You So F***ing Much was an existential crisis.[Glass Animalsโ€™ frontman, songwriter, and producer] Dave [Bayley] found himself struggling to make sense of this newfound global stardom, having watched it all happen while the world was in lockdown. โ€œLife can change dramatically, but sometimes you arenโ€™t able to change as quickly on a personal level. You end up feeling like a spectator. And then you are asked and expected to be a certain type of person, a different person. Butโ€ฆI wasnโ€™t sure how. It confused me to the point of not knowing who I was or if anything was real.โ€โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#nowspinning #vinylrecord #vinyligclub #vinylcommunity #instavinyl #vinyladdict #recordcollection #vinylcollector #shoplocalhouston #glassanimals #GlassAnimalsListeningParty
๐—จ๐—ฃ๐——๐—”๐—ง๐—˜: Day 9.5 WE ARE BACK BABY! All the lights and our sweet, modestly working AC ๐Ÿฅต๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ & ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜. โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € 1. Regular store hours this week will resume starting tomorrow, Wednesday, 07/17, from 10 to 7 p.m.โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € 2. Monitor our socials for information regarding previously postponed events.โ € โ € 3. ๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฒ๐˜€, ๐˜€๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต โ€œ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒโ€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜. โ € โ € โ € 4. ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ: it looks like I once again managed to escape their clasps. ๐˜ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ, ๐˜ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜‰๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต. โ €โ €โ € โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#shoplocalhouston #shopsmallhouston #thingstodoinhouston #hurricaneberyl
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐——๐—˜๐—ฅ! To celebrate the release of @Beyonceโ€™s #CowboyCarter โ€œThe Official Vinylโ€ edition, @Cactus_Music has been chosen to host an enter-to-win for a ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฑ cover print! โ €โ € โ €โ € ๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€. ๐—ก๐—ผ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ! โ € โ €โ € 1. You must come by #CactusMusic (2110 Portsmouth ST Houston, TX 77098) during business hours to fill out an entry form. ๐——๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ-๐Ÿฑ ๐—ฃ๐— ! โ €โ € โ €โ € 2. One entry per person.โ € โ €โ € 3. Please write legibly. If I canโ€™t read your contact information, the entry is null & void. โ €โ € โ €โ € 4. Drawing will be at the end of business Monday, July 22nd at 7 PM! โ €โ € โ €โ € ๐—œ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚โ€™๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐Ÿค  ๐Ÿ˜‰โ €โ € โ €โ € โ €โ € โ €โ € โ €โ € ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒโ€ผ๏ธโ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € ๐˜Š๐˜–๐˜ž๐˜‰๐˜–๐˜  ๐˜Š๐˜ˆ๐˜™๐˜›๐˜Œ๐˜™ ๐˜–๐˜๐˜๐˜๐˜Š๐˜๐˜ˆ๐˜“ ๐˜๐˜๐˜•๐˜ ๐˜“ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐˜๐˜„๐—ผ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฌ ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜†๐—น ๐—Ÿ๐—ฃ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ-๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ-๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐโ€๐˜… ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฒโ€ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ.โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œCowboy Carter is such a grand statement of intent that it feels like it could be her ultimate say on identity and purpose. The fact that itโ€™s coming from outside her usual wheelhouse makes it even more impressive. While it wonโ€™t be able to please everyone, thatโ€™s not the point: this is an intensely personal statement about reclamation, belonging, and legacy, celebrating the past with hopes of changing the future. One can only hope Act III finds Bey going full rock.โ€ allmusic.comโ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € #recordstores #houstonvinyl #houstonvinylstore #houstonrecordstore #indieisbetter #cactusmusic โฃโฃ#nowspinning #shoplocalhouston #beyonce #cowboycarterrecordstorecircuit