Seraphemera Books is taking a chance that goth music fans are literary as well when they pair the musician Voltaire with author Gabrielle S. Faust for this edition of the Underworlds Monthly Bash. Voltaire has described his sound as music from a parallel universe where electricity was never invented and Morrissey is the Queen of England. A novelist and poet, Faust has been called Anne Rice gone cyberpunk. DJs Mina, Pthalo and vvJames also appear. The Dead Bang performs upstairs. 9:30 p.m. Numbers, 300 Westheimer. For information, call 832-515-9539 or visit www.seraphemera.org. $8 to $10.
Sat., Sept. 20, 9:30 p.m., 2008