Upcoming: 2 Live Crew, Ace Frehley, Big Freedia, Bleached, Feed Me, Heart, Hive Mind, Miike Snow, Tinashe, Tori Kelly, etc.

Heart performs August 19 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick.
Heart performs August 19 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick.
Photo by Jason Wolter

Note: events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.
The 1975: With The Japanese House.
Sat., May 7, 7 p.m., $49.50 to $51.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
2 Live Crew: Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., $21.49. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th St., San Leon, 281-339-2600.
20HERTZ: Lisa E. Harris presents "Power equals Work over Time": Thu., February 4, 6:30 p.m., Free. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, Houston, 713-284-8250.
2x4: with I Am, Bow Before Horus, Scavenger, Deity, Erebus. Sun., January 24, 7 p.m., $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Absu: With Peasant. Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Ace Frehley: Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., $35 to $40. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.
Agamemnon: With The Earth As We Know It, An Oath of Misdirection, In Exile., Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Anialator: Sat., March 5, 7 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.
ARKP with Fat Tony: With Dayta, Hiram, Gracie Chavez., Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., Free to $5. Fox Hollow, 4617 Nett, Houston, 713-869-2117.
AR*V presents Sergio Trevino: With James P Honey, Grandwolves. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., $7. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.
Autumn Knight: Sat., January 30, 1 p.m., Free. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, Houston, 713-284-8250.
Backspace: Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Bassjackers: Sat., January 23, 10 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.
BeatKing: Fri., March 11, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Fuego Houston, 11555 Fuqua, Houston, 713-383-8633.
Beatles vs Stones — A Musical Shootout: With Abbey Road, Jumping Jack Flash. Fri., August 5, 8:30 p.m., $35 to $100. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.
Bell Ringer: With Supergrave, Ganesha. Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Bermuda: With Demolisher, Invoker. Sat., April 2, 6 p.m., $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Blackbird Blackbird: With Chad Valley. Wed., April 13, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.
Blacklight Blackout: With Arson (Shuffle Contest DJ), WISEMAN, El Nino, Zach Taylor, Cory K, Kidd Klover, Edric, Zach Hulk. Sat., February 27, 10 p.m., $15 to $40. The Silo, 4601 Clinton, Houston, 832-423-1005.

Big Freedia performs February 7 at the Midtown Drinkery.EXPAND
Big Freedia performs February 7 at the Midtown Drinkery.

Blaze Ya Dead Homie: With Lex The Hex Master, Triology, S.E.J., The White Noize. Tue., February 16, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.
Bleached: With No Parents. Tue., April 5, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Bricks In the Wall: Sat., March 5, 8 p.m., $10-$20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
brothers gow: Thu., February 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Caleb Caudle: With Cicada Rhythm. Tue., March 15, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Cameran Nelson: Thu., January 28, 8 p.m., $10. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.
Consider the Source: Thu., March 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Dad's Records: Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., TBA. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.
Dayna Kurtz: Tue., February 16, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Defunkt: With Slacktivist, Ha, Ha Vanishing Point, Daed, Cobeaux,, P.L.X.T.X, Pfaffenberg, Acid Jeep. Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., $8. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.
Del Barber: Fri., May 27, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Etched In The Eye: With Damon Smith, Ak'Chamel. Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $5. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.
Las Estrellas de Ayer, Las Tesoros de Hoy: CD Release + Concert: Sun., February 7, 6 p.m., $5. Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, 210-228-0201.
Farout Musica presents Clovis & Harry Bennett: With Clovis, Harry Bennett, Adia, Far0ut, Dan Bain., Fri., January 29, 10 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.
Feed Me: Fri., February 19, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.
Flatbush Zombies: Sun., May 8, 9 p.m., TBA. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.
Full Throttle presents Fear Me, King Me: With Fear Me, King Me, The Apostles, Treason. Wed., February 17, 8 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.
Full Throttle presents The Hates: With The Flamin' Hellcats, Bottom of the Food Chain. Wed., March 2, 8 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Bleached performs April 5 at Walters Downtown.EXPAND
Bleached performs April 5 at Walters Downtown.

Ghost: Tue., April 26, 7 p.m., $27.50-$45. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Gio Chamba: Thu., January 28, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Gorilla Music Presents: H*Town Winter Throw Down: With The Hams, The Learned Astronomer, 180 North, Private Excitement, The Jackpine Savages, Director Wolf, Sons of Oil, Visions of 1976, Phrolic. Sun., January 24, 5 p.m., $10 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.
Grady: With Honky. Thu., January 28, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Graham Wilkinson: Fri., February 12, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Gritsy with Youngsta: With Conrad, D.Ro, Hannya, Suraj K, Virus Funktion (aka Man At), YinYang Audio, Full Effect MC, MC Gray. Sat., January 23, 9 p.m., $10 to $20. The Hive, 4701 Nett Ste. B, Houston, 832-827-4701.
Harvest Thieves: With Geoffrey's Electric Banjo Band. Thu., January 21, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Hatebreed: With DevilDriver, Devil You Know. Wed., May 25, 8 p.m., $29 to $32. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
Heart: With Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Cheap Trick. Fri., August 19, 6:30 p.m., $19.50 to $100.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
Heavy: With What's His Face, Hot-N-Bothered. Third Thursday of every month, 10 p.m., Free. The Commoner, 410 Main, Houston.
Hive Mind: With Oil Thief, Gerritt + Domokos, Peiiste, DJ Bad Bones, DJ Record Money. Fri., January 29, 9 p.m., $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.
Ian Moore & the Lossy Coils: With Hardy & Co., The New Offenders. Thu., March 10, 7:30 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.
Ian Quiet: With Videocollectiverevival, Offisir God, Black Magic Markers, TV Favorites. Fri., January 29, 9 p.m., $3. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.
Into It. Over It.: With The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, The Sidekicks, Pinegrove. Fri., April 8, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.
Jimmy LaFave: Sat., February 13, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Joe Jack Talcum of the Dead Milkmen: With Coolzey, D&D Sluggers, Only Beast, Ten Pixels Tall. Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.
Keith Rea: With Charles Bryant. Tue., March 29, 7 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
KSBJ Anniversary Concert: With Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Mandisa, Phil Wickham, Family Force 5, Audio Adrenaline, Danny Gokey, Citizen Way, Shaun Groves. Sat., March 19, 7 p.m., $10.50 to $63. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
Laura Stevenson: With Crying, Chris Farren. Sun., April 24, 6:30 p.m., $12 to $16. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Le Butcherettes: Sun., March 20, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Radney Foster performs March 3 at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.
Radney Foster performs March 3 at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.

Like Moths to Flames: With Ice Nine Kills, Make Them Suffer. Thu., March 17, 6 p.m., $12 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Lil Dicky with Big Freedia: With JR Castro. Sun., February 7, 11 p.m., TBA. Midtown Drinkery, 2400 Bagby, Houston, 713-522-0118.
Locate: Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Los Lonely Boys: Fri., April 22, 7 p.m., $25-$59.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Love Sux: Fri., February 12, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., $7. Howl At The Moon, 612 Hadley, Houston, 713-658-9700.
Lyric Michelle's "Miss Direction" Release Concert: With Kam Franklin, Kitty Beebe, Jack Freeman, Ashley Toman, Suraiye, Kyle Hubbard, Corbin Dallas, DJ Fat Tony, DAYTA. Thu., January 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Mac Sabbath: Fri., March 4, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.
The Maine: Tue., March 8, 7 p.m., $15 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Maramuresh: With Splendid Emblem, Rat In The Knife Drawer, Alex Tu. Wed., January 27, 8 p.m., $2. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
March Madness Music Festival: Fri., April 1, 4-10 p.m.; Sat., April 2, 12-9:30 p.m.; Sun., April 3, 3-10 p.m., Free. Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, 713-400-7336.
Matthew Logan Vasquez: With A. Sinclair, Buxton., Tue., January 26, 6:30 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.
Megafauna: Fri., January 29, 6 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Michael Gordon's TIMBER Performed by Da Camera: Fri., January 22, 6 p.m., Free. Galveston Artist Residency, 2521 Ship's Mechanic Row, Galveston, 409-974-4446.
Michale Graves: Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., $12. EastDown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.
Miike Snow: Sun., March 13, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Mobile Deathcamp: With Viral Infestation., Fri., February 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Musiqa presents "Island Time": Thu., February 11, 6:30 p.m., Free. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston, 713-284-8250.
Night Drive: Fri., February 12, 6 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
No Regular Play: Fri., March 11, 10 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.
Of Ruins: With Fortunes, Halogen, GODS, ETSAI, Filthy Young Impalers. Sun., February 28, 8 p.m., $5. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

BeatKing performs March 11 at Fuego Houston.
BeatKing performs March 11 at Fuego Houston.
Photo courtesy of BeatKing

Old Salt Union: Sat., January 23, 10 p.m., Free. Cash County Line, 2830 E. Richey, Humble, 281-233-9922.
Otenki: With Four, Portal Frame, Hotmagandhi. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Paquita la del Barrio y La Sonora Santanera Nueva Sangre, Sat., May 21, 8:30 p.m., $29.50 to $85. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.
Parachute: Fri., April 29, 6:30 p.m., $21 to $25. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Peace Cures benefit tour with Mohammad Assaf: Sat., February 20, 7 p.m., $50 to $200. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.
Performing Asia: Lingering Garden, at water’s edge, Drift: January 28-30, 7:30 p.m., $17.50 to $25. Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Ste. 205, Houston, 713-496-9901.
Photon Mechanics: With DJ Joe B. Sat., January 23, 9 p.m.-midnight, Free. Bohemeo's, 708 Telephone, Houston, 713-923-4277.
Pro Musica Nipponia: Sun., February 28, 2 p.m., $15 to $25. Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd. Ste. 205, Houston, 713-496-9901.
Protomen: With Bit Brigade., Mon., January 25, 7 p.m., $15 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Purple Disco Machine @ Kinda Super Disco., Fri., January 29, 10 p.m., $7. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.
Radney Foster: Thu., March 3, 7 p.m., $35 to $38. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Red Room Underground Presents Koffin Kats: With The Beat Dolls, Guillotines, Shut Out, Dandruff. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.
Risk Podcast: With Kevin Allison. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Roelant: With Ashford Heights, Black Water Mountain, Steve Straker. Fri., February 5, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Royale: With Concepts, Wanderers, Frame the Artist. Fri., February 12, 8 p.m., $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Russian Girlfriends: With Hear You Me, Cornish Game Hen. Thu., February 11, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.
Scythian: Thu., March 3, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Seabound: With NITE, Underground Netwerk Intelligence, VJ Rob. Sun., February 28, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.
Sister Gypsies: With Gypsy Jacket, Wolf Delong. Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Venomous Maximus performs at Walters Downtown February 23.
Venomous Maximus performs at Walters Downtown February 23.
Photo by Jessica Brungardt

Skate Maloley: With Derek Luh. Mon., February 29, 6 p.m., $25 to $30. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.
Skin In The Game: With Rez, Josiah Gabriel, FLCON FCKER, Android Genius, XLO, Duro Spliff, MLCBR., Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., Free. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.
Slaves: With Capture the Crowd, Myka Relocate, Outline In Color, Conquer Divide, Royale, Above Caelum. Sun., March 20, 5:30 p.m., $13 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Solitude Endeavor: Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., $10. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.
Something About a Rose: Sat., February 13, 7:30-10 p.m., $25-$100. Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby, Houston, 713-315-2525.
sound + vision presents "no one's home": Thu., January 21, 9 p.m., TBA. The Boulevardier, 410 Main, Houston.
Space Villains*: With Brew. Thu., February 4, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Spahrk: With West Texas Mammoths, Electric Vacation. Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Steve Bug: Sat., February 13, 10 p.m., $15 to $25. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.
Stories to Tell: Mixed Repertory Concert: Fri., February 19, 8 p.m.; Sat., February 20, 8 p.m.; Sun., February 21, 2 p.m., $15-$35. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.
The Strokes Open Mike Night: Tue., January 26, 7 p.m., $5. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation Blvd., Houston, 832-830-5839.
Sweet Crude: With Moji. Sat., March 26, 7 p.m., Free to $5. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.
The Takeover: With Nook, Gosa Boy, Jo Jo, J Keezy, Msup Nicco, Sinner Man, Fatmack, P Baily, Piccadilly Boy, Jazz Tyson. Thu., January 21, 9 p.m., $12 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.
They Who Sound with Project Artichoke & Sally Glass: Mon., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., $5. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.
Tinashe: Sat., March 26, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Tori Kelly: Sun., April 10, 8 p.m., $29.50-$35. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.
Un Duelo Intocable: Day 1: Sat., March 5, 8:30 p.m., $85 to $299. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.
Un Duelo Intocable: Day 2: Sun., March 6, 8:30 p.m., $85 to $299. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.
Valentine's with DJ Dusti Rhodes & DJ Mim: Sun., February 14, 8 p.m., Free. Little Dipper, 304 Main, Houston.

2 Live Crew performs February 27 at the 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill.
2 Live Crew performs February 27 at the 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill.

Vanessa Silberman: Tue., February 2, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.
Vanilla Whale: Sat., March 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Venomous Maximus: With Darkest Hour. Tue., February 23, 7 p.m., $16 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679. #veryjazzed presents Calico Club: With Dark Disco, Chase USA. Sat., March 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Houston House Of Creeps, 807 William, Houston.
Von Noir: Sat., March 12, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.
Weedeater: With Today Is The Day, Author & Punisher. Wed., March 16, 8 p.m., $20 to $22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Xxcessive Pleasure: With 54 Reasons, A Vow Unbroken, Heart She Harlot. Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.


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