Tightn' Up performs April 15 at The Springbok.
Tightn' Up performs April 15 at The Springbok.
Photos by Francisco Montes

Upcoming: 311, Armin Van Buuren, The Blasters, Dashboard Confessional, Suzanne Vega, Vans Warped Tour, etc.

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

6th Annual Caribbean Heritage Month Festival: With Adrenaline Carnival Mas Band, Raices Dominicans, Yamilka G, Khiara, Opcion, Anthony T, Klandestino, T-Rock and Shanade, Kubuli Dancers, Renegade Steel Pan Orchestra, Grupo Folklorico Raices de Panama, Island Vybz Radio. Sat., June 4, 2-10 p.m., $15 to $20. Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana, Houston, 713-237-1439.

Abbey Rode: With Already Gone. Sat., April 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

ABC's Nashville In Concert: Mon., April 25, 7:30 p.m., $45-$75. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

AeroLife II Death: Amber London, ClayWestAero, Dizzi Davis, D'Money, KCIS, Masa Lopez, PEEPSNation, Jello Maur. Sat., April 2, 7 p.m., $16. The Vanguard Performing Arts, 7115 Harrisburg, Houston.

Alan Haynes: Sat., March 26, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Alejandro Escovedo: Sat., May 21, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

All White Aries/Taurus Bash: With DJ Tek Vybez, DJ Redz, DJ Renny, DJ Avalanche. Sat., April 9, 9 p.m., $10. Club Riddims, 8220 W. Bellfort, Houston, 713-779-0033.

Andy Black: Wed., June 8, 8 p.m., $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Armin Van Buuren: Sun., April 3, 9 p.m., $60 to $70. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Avatar: With Driven With Insanity., Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

BJ Thomas: Thu., March 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

The Blasters: Wed., May 18, 8 p.m., $20. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Brett Dennen: Sun., May 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Buried For A Day - Find Enne Tour: With And Then Suddenly, Kairos Theos, Emiliana, Along the Lines Of., Fri., April 15, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Carolyn Wonderland: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Charlie Mars: Fri., May 20, 9:30 p.m., $25 to $28. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Charlie Robison: Wed., March 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Cody Canada & the Departed: Fri., June 3, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Dosey Doe, 25911 Interstate 45, Spring, 281-367-3774.

Cory Morrow: Wed.-Thu., March 23-24, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

The Blasters performa the Continental Club May 18.
The Blasters performa the Continental Club May 18.

Cowjazz: Sat., April 9, 6 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563. Fri., April 15, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Crank Case: With Key Flight Captains, Saints of Ashcroft, Chaotic Justice. Sat., April 30, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Dale Watson: Wed., April 6, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Dame James: With Mr. Cap, Docka, Ken Ken, Pete & George., Fri., April 8, 9 p.m., $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Daniel Eyes & The Vibes: Thu., May 5, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Danny Wood: Sun., April 24, 8 p.m., $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Dark Tranquility: With Swallow the Sun, Enforcer, Starkill. Wed., December 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Dashboard Confessional: With Taking Back Sunday, The Early November, Saosin., Sat., July 2, 6:30 p.m., $50.50-$65.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

DDA: With Cryptic Void, Mindboil, Agitate, Test, Deterioration., Mon., June 6, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Defunkt featuring Traducer: With Nikhoo, PLXTX. Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., $8. The Springbok, 711 Main, Houston, 818-201-6979.

Drab Majesty performs May 6 at Fitzgerald's.EXPAND
Drab Majesty performs May 6 at Fitzgerald's.

Desaster: With Hod, Krullur, Reapermanser, Misanthropical., Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Desert Mountain Tribe: Thu., April 14, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Down For Days: With Tatted and Torn, Rock Republic., Thu., March 31, 8 p.m., $6 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Drab Majesty: With Pale Dian, Future Blondes, Tearful Moon, Delphine Coma (DJ). Fri., May 6, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Endorphins Lost: With Cryptic Void, STRESS33., Wed., June 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Enter Shikari: With Hands Like Houses, The White Noise., Thu., April 28, 7 p.m., $16 to $18. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

An Evening of Jazz with Traci Cooper: Sat., March 26, 5-10 p.m., Free. The Vineyard II - Texas Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Room, 217 E. Main St, Eagle Lake, 979-232-3111.

Fahl & Folk: Fri., April 29, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Flametrick Subs: With Sean Reefer and the Resin Valley Boys. Fri., April 8, 9 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Frank White: With Q King., Sat., June 4, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Free Kittens & Bread: With Mojave Red, Mockingbird Brother. Sat., April 2, 8 p.m., $7. The Waughford, 15 Waughford, Houston, 713-679-3558.

Generation Landslide: With The Sils. Fri., May 27, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Amber London performs at AeroLife II Death April 2 at the Vanguard Performing Arts.
Amber London performs at AeroLife II Death April 2 at the Vanguard Performing Arts.
Photo by Marco Torres

Good Old War: Wed., May 18, 8 p.m., $16 to $18. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Grace Pettis and Brian Pounds: Thu., April 7, 8:30-10:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Hal Ketchum: Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Harvest Thieves: With Ruckus, Son of Bitch, Grizzly Band. Fri., March 25, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Hen & the Cocks: Thu., March 31, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Hen and the Cocks: Fri., April 1, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Jake Shimabukuro: Sun., May 8, 7:30 p.m., $78 to $118. Dosey Doe, 25911 Interstate 45, Spring, 281-367-3774.

Jason Cassidy: Fri., May 6, 8:30 p.m., $20. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45, Spring, 281-367-3774.

Jazz and Poetry with Mong-Lan: Sat., April 16, 7 p.m., Free. Kaboom Books, 3116 Houston Ave., Houston, 713-869-7600.

Jeff Ruby: Sat., March 26, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Free. GenuWine, 6503 FM 1488, #401, Magnolia, 832-934-2675.

The Jess Wilson Band: Sat., June 25, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Johnny Lee: Fri., April 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

The Jon Crain Band: Sat., April 30, 6 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

JW Americana: Sat., May 21, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

KALO: Sat., March 26, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Free. The Corkscrew, 1308 W. 20th, Houston, 713-864-9463.

Keith Rea: Tue., March 29, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Kelly Doyle Trio: Sat., April 2, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Kristachuwan: With Karizmatik, Philippe Edison. Sat., April 9, 9 p.m., $8. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Purapharm performs May 14 at Rudyard's.EXPAND
Purapharm performs May 14 at Rudyard's.

Kutt Calhoun: With Whitney Peyton, Sincerely Collins, S.E.J., The White Noize, Conflict, Analyst., Sun., June 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $18. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

La Sien CD release: Sat., May 28, 8:30 p.m., $10 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Lake Street Dive: Thu., June 23, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Larry June: Fri., April 15, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

The Laundry: Fri., April 1, 7 p.m., $10. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Lazertrance featuring Ben Gold & Protoculture: Thu., April 14, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Local Brews, Local Grooves-Houston's Ultimate Craft Beer & Music Fest: With Another Run, Young Girls, Second Lovers, Ranson Bandits, Bang Bangz, The Vanity, Def Perception, Duncan Fellows, Deep Cuts, Race to the Moon, Fox Parlor, Space Villains*., Sat., April 16, 3 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Lomelda: With Golden Sombrero, WellWell. Sat., March 26, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Lone Star Jukebox 25th Anniversary: With Shinyribs, Hard Luck Revival., Sat., March 26, 5 p.m., Free. Cottonwood, 3422 N. Shepherd, Houston, 713-802-0410.

Luther and the Healers: Thu., March 24, 9:30 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Lynyrd Skynyrd: With Peter Frampton. Thu., Aug. 4, 6 p.m., $26 to $100.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Madness on Main: With Quintron and Miss Pussycat. Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., $17.50 to $25. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Mantra Love: With Cosmic Bug Loaf, Shmu, Mockingbird Brother., Fri., April 8, 9 p.m., $5. The Springbok, 711 Main, Houston, 818-201-6979.

Mark Hummel: With Lil' Charlie Baty, Anson Funderburgh., Wed., March 30, 8 p.m., $20. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Mastersons: Sat., April 9, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Memphis May Fire: With We Came As Romans, Miss May I, For Today., Wed., May 4, 7 p.m., $20 to $23. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Mephiskapheles: Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., $12 to $16. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Metal Shop: Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Miss Tess and the Talkbacks: Tue., May 31, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Mitch Jacobs Band: Fri., April 1, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Quintron and Ms Pussycat perform at Madness on Main May 7.
Quintron and Ms Pussycat perform at Madness on Main May 7.

Motion City Soundtrack: Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $23 to $27. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Mr Sipp: Sun., May 15, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Music Mixology with Danny Furness and Jared Green: Sun., April 10, 7:30 p.m., Free. Little Dipper, 304 Main, Houston.

MyDolls: Thu., March 31, 7 p.m., Free. Houston Public Library - Central Library, 500 McKinney, Houston, 832-393-1313.

New Music from Near and Far, III: Sat., April 9, 7:30 p.m., $47.75-$26.75. Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby, Houston, 713-315-2525.

Nick Gaitan's Tune Parlor presents Bandulus: With Los Nahuatlatos, Mas Pulpo., Sat., April 16, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Night Demon: With Visigoth., Thu., April 14, 8 p.m., $8 to $11. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., $30 to $100. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash, Stafford.

Otep: Sun., May 22, 8 p.m., $19. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th St., San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Ozz: With Seventh Son., Sat., June 11, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd. Houston, 281-335-0002.

Parker Millsap: With Travis Linville. Tue., April 12, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Peelander Z: With Gnar World Order, BlastDAD, the Drafted., Wed., March 30, 9 p.m., $10 adv / $15 day of. Nu Gruuves, 4102 Broadway, Galveston, 409-601-4213.

Photon Mechanics: With Shrey Day aka Press Play, Photon Mechanics, Grid Squid, Sid of Arc, LowLife., Thu., March 24, 8 p.m., $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Powerman 5000: With Downfall 2012, Dread Pixels, The Filthy Dead., Wed., April 13, 7 p.m., $15.50 to $19. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Praia Urbana: With Butch, Harvey McKay, Dosem, Mendo, Supernova., Sat., April 2, 2 p.m., $30 to $40. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Project Armageddon: Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Purapharm: With Madisons, Jealous Creatures., Sat., May 14, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Quiet Company: With Major Grizz., Fri., April 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Romeo Dogs: Fri., April 8, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.
Ruckus: Wed., April 13, 5 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

Sam Baker: Fri., May 20, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Sander Van Doorn: Sat., April 30, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

311 performs with Sublime and Matisyahu August 7 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.EXPAND
311 performs with Sublime and Matisyahu August 7 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Photo by Brad Barlow via Flickr Commons

Saturn Bliss: With Lee-Lonn, Ashley Toman featuring Morae. Fri., April 8, 8 p.m., $27 to $43. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Serpent Suns: Fri., July 8, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

A Show: With AK'Chamel, Babylon Breakers, BlackMagicMarker, Charity Ann, Clockpole, Craig Kinsey and His Band, Damon Smith, Erica Yvonne, Haley Barnes, Muzak John, Painful Vigil, Pfaffenberg, P.L.X.T.X, Polish Pete & the Polka? I Hardly Know Her Band, Poopy Lungstuffing, Ronnie Yates, Sandy Ewen, You Genious vs. Detre Val., Sat., June 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.

Snit's Dog & Pony Show: Fri., April 22, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Steve Gilbert Band: Fri., April 1, 7-10 p.m., Free. House of Blues — Crossroads Stage, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Steve Tyrell: Fri., May 6, 8 p.m., $40 to $150. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash, Stafford.

Sublime with Rome: With 311, Dirty Heads, Matisyahu, Tribal Seeds. Sun., Aug. 7, 5 p.m., $25 to $65. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

The Suspects: With Dirty&Nasty, DEM, Alfred Banks., Fri., May 13, 9 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Suzanne Vega: CHANGED Fri., Feb. 17, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $148. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

The TC5: Fri., March 25, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Ted Nugent: Fri., July 15, 8 p.m., $39.75. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Terri Clark: Fri., May 13, 8:30 p.m., $98 to $158. Dosey Doe, 25911 Interstate 45, Spring, 281-367-3774.

Texas Johnny Boy: Sat., April 9, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

TG Sheppard: Thu., April 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

The Core Trio featuring Hsin Jung-Tsai: Sat., April 2, 7 p.m., TBA. Houston Piano Company, 1600 W. 13th, Houston, 713-898-9210.

Thomas Jack: Sat., May 14, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Tightn' Up: With Mind Shrine, Bayou City Funk., Fri., April 15, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. The Springbok, 711 Main, Houston, 818-201-6979.

Tommy Dardar: Fri., March 25, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Dirty & Nasty perform May 13 with the Suspects at Satellite.
Dirty & Nasty perform May 13 with the Suspects at Satellite.
Photo courtesy of dirtyknowsnasty.com

Trout Fishing In America: With Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds., Fri., March 25, 8 p.m., TBA. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Tsu Shi Ma Mi Re: With We Are The Asteroid, Frog Hair., Sun., April 3, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

TyDi: Thu., May 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Vans Warped Tour: Sun., June 26, 11 a.m., $29-$51.50. NRG Park - Main Street Yellow Lot, 1 NRG Park, Houston.

Victor Munoz and Nacho: Sat., April 30, 8 p.m., $40 to $85. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Whiskey Myers: Fri., April 8, 7 p.m., $12.50-$15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Will Hoge: Sat., May 21, 8:30 p.m., $48 to $88. Dosey Doe, 25911 Interstate 45, Spring, 281-367-3774.

Willy Collins and the Blacktop Junkies: With Ruckus, Screamin' J., Sat., April 2, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Lynyrd Skynyrd performs August 4 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Lynyrd Skynyrd performs August 4 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

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