Upcoming: Acid Mothers Temple, Black Joe Lewis, Grandmaster Flash, L7, Smashing Pumpkins, True Widow, Weezer, Etc.

Acid Mothers Temple perform April 12 at Rudyard's.
Acid Mothers Temple perform April 12 at Rudyard's.

Note: events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

8th Wonder 3rd Anniversary: With Black Joe Lewis, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Walker Lukens Music, Fat Tony, Say Girl Say, Khruangbin, The Waxaholics, DJ Gonz. Sat., March 12, noon, $30 to $125. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.

Acid Mothers Temple: With Mounds. Tue., April 12, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Anjunabeats: With Andrew Bayer, iLan Bluetree, Jason Ross. Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Upcoming Events

Ape Machine: Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Asleep at the Wheel: Sun., March 20, 7:30 p.m., $88 to $128. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Azrael's Bane: With Infidel Rising. Fri., April 8, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Benny Benassi: Sat., March 5, 9 p.m., $25 to $35. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Bob Marley 71st Birthday Celebration: With Jordan Tydings, Dirty & Nasty, Idiginis, Heights Funk Collective, Dem. Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., TBA. EaDo's, 2024 Rusk, Houston.

Bob Schneider Band — Under the Big Top: Sat., March 19, 7:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Bow Before Horus: With Bury the Rod, Driven with Insanity, I-Terra, Demoted to the Grave. Sat., February 20, 7 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Brit Floyd: Space and Time Continuum World Tour 2016: Mon., June 27, 8 p.m., $35.75-$52.75. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

The Bug: With The Pose, Sexpill, Clasp. Tue., March 15, 9 p.m., $7. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Cameron Dezen Hammon: With DJ Gracie Chavez. Fri., March 4, 8:30 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Cat Daddies: Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Bohemeo's, 708 Telephone, Houston, 713-923-4277.

Cave of Swimmers: Sun., March 6, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Chomp, Live On the Garden Bowl Lanes: Sat., February 27, 9 p.m., TBA. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Chris Pureka: Sat., April 9, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

CHVRCHES: Fri., April 29, 7 p.m., $28 to $31. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Connect Da Dots Tour: With Colonel Loud, Ricco Barrino, Fat Pimp, Lil Ronny Mothaf, Treward, Zarrion. Wed., February 17, 8 p.m., $12 to $35. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Smashing Pumpkins perform April 20 at the Cullen Performance Hall.
Smashing Pumpkins perform April 20 at the Cullen Performance Hall.
Photo by Kristin Burns

The Contortionist: With Monuments, Entheos, sleepmakeswaves. Tue., April 26, 6:30 p.m., $14 to $16. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Cosmic Gate: Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Crank Case: With A Vow Unbroken, Bury the Burden, Vicious Cycle. Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., $10. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Creepoid: With Narrowhead, Spit Mask. Mon., February 15, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

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

Dave Matthews Band: Fri., May 13, 7 p.m., TBA. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

David Leibe Hart: With We Were Wolves. Thu., April 14, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Dawes: With Hiss Golden Messenger. Sat., April 16, 8 p.m., $20 to $23. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Dead Horse Trauma: With Calling Chase, Kloanoa, Lost Cause,Shadow Council, The Black 13, Another Pearl Harbor. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th St. Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Deana Carter: Fri., February 26, 8:30 p.m., $78 to $118. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Deftones: Tue., March 22, 8 p.m., $35-$45. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Dem: With Vaude Villain. Wed., February 17, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Demoted to the Grave: With Orion, Arise, Treason. Sat., April 2, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Denzel Curry: With Allan Kingdom, Sdotbraddy., Mon., April 25, 8:30 p.m., $18 to $23. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

DYM: Thu., February 11, 8 p.m., $11 to $14. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

East Texas Ramblers: Thu., April 14, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

The Expanders: Thu., March 10, 8 p.m., $10 to $11. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Fear Control: Thu., February 4, 9 p.m., $8. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Filter: Make America Hate Again Tour: With Vampires Everywhere, Death Valley High, Orgy. Tue., May 10, 5:30 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

The Flaming Lips: With Lucero, Title Fight, Roky Erickson & the Hounds of Baskerville, Nada Surf, Diiv, Moving Panoramas. Sun., May 29, 1 p.m., $35 to $37. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Hank Williams Jr. performs August 12 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion/
Hank Williams Jr. performs August 12 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion/
Photo courtesy of Webster PR

Future Leaders of the World: With Toad. Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th St. Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Garden Medium album release: CHANGED With , Carl. Fri., February 5, 7 p.m., $5. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.

Get Happy! Elvis Costello Tribute: Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Glass the Sky: Fri., April 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Grandmaster Flash presented by RebelRadioHouston.Net: With Joe B, DJ Nando 1, Soultower 606, Mr Peabody, Killem Collective, Scientio. Sat., February 13, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $25. The Silo Midtown, 3030 Travis, Houston, 512-560-5355.

Gungor: Sun., April 17, 6:30 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888 -402-5837.

Halsey: Fri., July 8, 8 p.m., $39.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, H ouston, 713-225-8551.

Hank Williams, Jr. & Chris Stapleton: Fri., August 12, 6 p.m., $29.50 to $105. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Hector Ward and the Bigtime: Sat., March 5, 9 p.m., $10. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Houston Underground Punk Festival #4: With Bottom of the Food Chain, Brumes, Calvin and the Shit Punks, Carter, Commie Hilfiiger, Crowded Isolation, Dance Floor Cartel, Dandruff, Dead Weight, Fat Mannequin, Fiasko, Four Letter Language, From Parts Unknown, Giant Kitty, Hans Gruber & The Die Hards, Hogs of War, Jason Guy Smiley, Kemo for Emo, Mugrero, Poor Dumb Bastards, PRP, Shut Out, Skeleton Dick, Some Nerve, The Bad Drugs, The Hates, Yikes. Sat., April 23, 2 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Hudson Falcons: With Worm Suicide, Ese, Drink Fight Thugs. Fri., February 12, 9 p.m., $10. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Human Toys: With Tearful Moon. Thu., February 11, 8 p.m., $5. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Imperial Affliction: With The Isdal Cadaver, As Dusk Falls, Thu., February 11, 7:30 p.m., $6 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Jackdevil: With Gomorrah. Thu., April 21, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Jamie Richards: Fri., March 4, 8:30 p.m., $18. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Jarrod Birmingham: With Jennifer Birmingham., Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., $12 to $15. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Jittery Jack & Miss Amy: Mon., March 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Joe Ely: Sat., May 14, 8:30 p.m., $68 to $108. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Kirko Bangz: With X.O. Thu., April 14, 9 p.m., $20 to $35. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Kung Fu: Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

L7: Mon., March 14, 7 p.m., $24.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

LEGENDS of HOUSE IV feat. Demarkus Lewis: Fri., February 19, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$15. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

CHVRCHES performs at the White Oak Music Hall April 29.
CHVRCHES performs at the White Oak Music Hall April 29.
Photo by Christi Vest

Let's Dance the Tour 2016: With Team NueEra, We Are Toonz, DLOW, 99 Percent, iLoveMemphis, Silento, DJ Double J. Sun., April 3, 4 p.m., $35-$50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Living Scars: With The Flamin' Hellcats, Trynwreck. Sun., March 6, 7 p.m., TBA. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Los Skarnales: Fri., February 5, 8 p.m., $10. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Los Texmaniacs: Wed., February 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

Lost Kings: With Speaker of the House. Thu., April 28, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Love You To Death: Quentin Tarantino-themed Valentine's Day Party: With The Clicky Boots Band, Beeyouteefull, Andrew Trevino, Murder Boss Death King, Dem Roots. Sun., February 14, 3 p.m., $7. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

M83: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., $27.50 to $34.50. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Mark Chesnutt: With Tracy Byrd. Fri., May 6, 9:30 p.m., $25 to $75. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Markus Schulz: Sat., March 19, 9 p.m., $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Metal Night 2016: With Suicidal Impulse, Inner Image, Viridian, Carry the Storm, Count Your Dead, Mirages. Fri., May 27, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $15. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Michael Brun: Thu., February 18, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Mikey and the Drags: With Muddy Belle. Thu., March 3, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Issues: With Crown the Empire, Night Verses, One Ok Rock. Mon., March 28, 6 p.m., $22. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Monty Neysmith of Symarip: With The Suspects, The Skatastrophics, DJ Stewart Anderson, DJ Chris Kendricks. Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Murder Junkies: With Screech of Death, The Guillotines. Sun., June 19, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Music for Dolphins: With Dave Dove, Jason Jackson. Sat., February 13, 6 p.m., Free. Galveston Artist Residency, 2521 Ship Mechanic Row, Galveston, 409-974-4446.

Muzak John: Mon., February 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Mystic Disco // Delirium (Cosmotropia de Xam) fim screening & party: With Delphine Coma DJ, Daetron Vargas, Millenial Grave, Mr Castillo, Ceremonial Dagger, Funeral Parlor, Tearful Moon., Sat., February 6, 7 p.m., Free. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

Noche Azul: Romance Gitano: With Azul Barrientos. Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., $5. Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, 210-228-0201.

Black Joe Lewis performs at 8th Wonder's 3rd Anniversary party March 12.
Black Joe Lewis performs at 8th Wonder's 3rd Anniversary party March 12.

Noelz Vedere: With KE Kartier, Sarvo. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Oak Ridge Boys: Sat., July 23, 5 p.m., $108 to $168. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Oliver Heldens: Sat., March 12, 9 p.m., $30 to $35. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Only Beast: With A Sundae Drive, Islands & Tigers. Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Paige Lewis: Thu., May 12, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Parabellum: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Pegboard Nerds: Thu., April 21, 9 p.m., Free to $5. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Photometric: With Fantasma, Residue, Late Friday. Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., $8 for 21+ and $12 for under 21. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Photon Mechanics (live radio broadcast): Thu., March 3, 9 p.m.-midnight, Free. Uropa, 3302 Mercer, Houston, 832-707-1617.

Poon (Ween tribute band): Fri., April 15, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Punk Rock Paddy's Day: With 30footFALL, The Dead Rabbits, Dead to the World. Sat., March 12, 8 p.m., $12. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Ragged Hearts: With Muddy Belle. Thu., March 3, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Reckless Kelly — Under the Big Top: Fri., March 18, 7:30 p.m., $25 to $28. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Ronnie Milsap: With Rick Trevino. Tue., March 22, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $75. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Sarah Jarosz: Sun., April 17, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $25. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Sarah Kelly: Sat., April 16, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Saturate: With Shaving Susie, Swinging Teresa., Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Scrap Kids: With Chatterbox and the Latter Day Satanists, Stufy, My Pizza My World, Chad Hates George. Sun., February 21, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

True widow performs April 17 at Satellite.
True widow performs April 17 at Satellite.

Sean McConnell: Thu., March 17, 8:30 p.m., $20 to $24. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

SiriusXM Presents Alt Nation's Advanced Placement Tour: With The Moth & The Flame, Banners, Pop Etc. Tue., March 15, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Slaid Cleaves: Sat., May 28, 7 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 242 5 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Smashing Pumpkins: With Liz Phair. Wed., April 20, 7:30 p.m., $65 to $75. Cullen Performance Hall, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-5186.

Songs From The Bayou: With Kevin Sekhani, Yvette Landry, Richard Comeaux. Fri., April 8, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Sounds of Scotland: Tue., March 1, 7-10 p.m., TBA. Jones Hall For the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana, Houston, 713-227-3974.

Spring Fest: With Shaving Susie, Distartica, Shy Foxx, Dunamis, Joey and the Wires, 12 Gauge Awakening. Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Stoney LaRue: Fri., April 1, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $50. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Suburban Collapse: Volume 1: With Tearful Moon, Pale Crow, Shut Up Sidney., Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., $5. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

The Suffers (vinyl listening party): Wed., February 10, 8 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Super Creeps — A Tribute To David Bowie: Fri., February 19, 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

SXSW Overflow Fest: With Cutters, Basement Beers, Antonette Goroch, Paseo Street Walkers, Sit Kitty Sit, Aurorean, Metalriser. Sat., March 19, 7 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Beach Boys: Fri., March 4, 7:30 p.m., $43-$75. Julie Rogers Theatre, 765 Pearl, Beaumont.

The Noise Presents Amon Amarth: With Exmortus, Entombed A.D., Fri., April 15, 7 p.m., $27.50-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

The Roula & Ryan Road Show: Thu., February 18, 6:30 p.m., $15-$42.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

The Suffers: Sat., February 13, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Thrill: Fri., February 5, 9 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

TJR: Sat., February 27, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Tornavox: With Mugen Hoso, The Drafted., Sat., March 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

True Widow: Sun., April 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Unearth: With Ringworm, Reflections, Culture Killer, Hollow Earth. Sun., April 10, 6 p.m., $15 to $18. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Weezer perfoms June 10 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Weezer perfoms June 10 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

Urban Pioneers: With the Grizzly Band, Blackgrass Gospel. Thu., February 25, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

The Waxaholics: Fri., February 5, 6 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Wayland: With Shaving Susie, Arsis Thesis, Underage. Fri., April 15, 7 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Weezer: With Panic! at the Disco, Andrew McMahon. Fri., June 10, 7 p.m., $25 to $75. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Wild Belle: Sun., May 8, 8 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Wonky Power Records presents American Showdown: With HandsomeBeast, Satellite D'Homme, Muddy Belle, Rex Hudson, Squincy Jones. Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

L7 perform at the House of Blues March 14.EXPAND
L7 perform at the House of Blues March 14.

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