Upcoming: Adele, Carly Rae Jepsen, Diplo, Future, Fetty Wap, Journey, Killing Joke, Pat Green, Pusha T, Unwritten Law, etc.

Diplo perfoms at Stereo Live January 2 and January 3.EXPAND
Diplo perfoms at Stereo Live January 2 and January 3.

Note: Lines in bold are highly recommended shows.

"A World of Song": With Dr Pamela Elrod Huffman, conductor., Sat., February 27, 7:30-9 p.m., TBA. The Centrum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-440-4850.

The 44s: Fri., February 5, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Aaron Watson: Fri., January 8, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Upcoming Events

Adele: Tue., Nov. 8, 8 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Adelita's Way: With Failure Anthem, Through The Fire, Eye on Attention., Thu., January 21, 7:30 p.m., $12 to $16. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Alejandro Escovedo: Sat., February 6, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Alison Wonderland: Thu., February 25, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Allison Fisher Band: With Adrian Conner. Fri., January 29, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Andy V & Children of Pop: With Folk Models, Deadbeat, Richard Album, Portal Zone., Wed., December 30, 9 p.m., TBA. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Another Run: With King Finn, Hydra Melody, Joe Myside & the Sorrow, Carpet & the Drapes. Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., $10. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

The Atomic Nightingales: With the Midnight Eyes. Sat., January 9, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Auric: With Glasir, Funeral Horse, Mouthing. Wed., January 6, 9 p.m., $7. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Backdrop Violet: Fri., January 8, 7 p.m., $10 to $12. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Bag Raiders: Wed., February 24, 7 p.m., $15 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Beartooth: With Silent Planet, Ghost Key. Mon., March 14, 7 p.m., $13. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Ben Folds: Sat., April 16, 8 p.m., $29.50-$69.50. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Big Eyes: With Something Fierce. Tue., February 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Black Light Interstate: Fri., January 8, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Boys Don't Cry: Sat., January 9, 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Braver: With Some Nerve, Action Frank. Tue., March 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Broken Valor: With Viridian., Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Brunson Theater: With None the Wiser. Mon., January 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Carlo Lio: Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., $11.54 to $16.82. Impulse713, 505 Main, Houston.

Carly Rae Jepsen performs February 21 at House of Blues.
Carly Rae Jepsen performs February 21 at House of Blues.

Carly Rae Jepsen: Sun., February 21, 7:30 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Carrie Rodriguez: Fri., February 12, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

CJ Boyd: With YET, Sandy Ewen. Thu., January 28, 7:30 p.m., TBA. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.

Collective Fridaze: With Trai Bo, The Gentlemen Swank, Stevie Menjivar, Collective Dreams. Fri., January 1, 9:30 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.
Common Kings: Sun., February 28, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Conlee & Conley: With John Conlee, Earl Thomas Conley. Fri., February 12, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $75. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Cowboy Mouth: With Miggs. Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $20 to $23. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Creed Bratton: Mon., February 15, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Cross Me: With Survival Method, Head Creeps, Band of Mercy, Axis, Omerta, Privilege Abuse. Mon., February 1, 8 p.m., $8. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Deep Cuts: With B.E. Godfrey, Total Luau, Thlon, DJ Bud Ice. Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $6. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Diplo: Sat., January 2, 9 p.m., $30 to $50. Sun., January 3, 9 p.m., $30 to $50. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Duel: With the Dirty Seeds. Wed., January 13, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

An Easter "Messiah": With the Orpheus Chamber Singers, John Butt, Melissa Givens,, Jay Carter, Aaron Sheehan, Curtis Streetman. Sat., April 2, 7:30 p.m., $37 to $96. Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby, Houston, 713-315-2525.

Alejandro Escovedo performs February 6 at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.EXPAND
Alejandro Escovedo performs February 6 at McGonigel's Mucky Duck.

The Effortless Clarinet/Saxophone Recital: Sun., January 10, 2:30 p.m., Free. University of St. Thomas, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mount Vernon, Houston, 713-525-3560.
Electric Vacation: With Snailmate. Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

EmiSunshine: Sun., April 10, 6 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Fashion Faux Paws: With Driven with Insanity, Orr, Citta, Ganesha. Sat., January 30, 9 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Finale: The Last SundayFunday of 2015: With DJ Reeks. Sun., December 27, 6 p.m., $25 (open bar included). The Rice Mansion, 1505 Hadley, Houston.

Further Seems Forever: Mon., March 14, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $23. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Future — The Purple Reign Tour: With Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Donald. Sun., March 13, 8 p.m., $83.25-$103.25. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Gina Chavez: Fri., May 27, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The H-Town Countdown NYE with A-Trak: Thu., December 31, 9 p.m., $135. Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards, Houston, 281-402-6742.

Harry Chrisman: Tue., January 5, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Hellyeah: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., Free. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

The High Mile: Thu., December 31, 10:30 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Honey Fitz: Wed., February 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Honey House: Thu., May 12, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Houston Hip-Hop Culture Fest: With Pharoahe Monch, Murs, DJ QBert, Locksmith. Sat., February 27, 4 p.m., $39 to $149. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Idiginis: With Photon Mechanics. Sat., January 2, 9 p.m., Free. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Iron Horse: With Warrior Chapa and The Tribe. Sat., January 30, 7 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Josefus: Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Journey: With the Doobie Brothers., Sat., May 21, 7 p.m., $38.50 to $145. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Julian Jeweil: With Barbuto, Spettro. Sat., March 12, 9 p.m., $11.54. Impulse713, 505 Main, Houston.

The Soft Moon performs with Killing Joke January 19 at the Studio @ Warehouse Live.
The Soft Moon performs with Killing Joke January 19 at the Studio @ Warehouse Live.

Killing Joke: With Soft Moon. Tue., January 19, 8 p.m., $23 to $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Kinky Friedman: Fri., February 5, 7 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Kristal Cherelle: Thu., December 31, 7 p.m., TBA. Hard Rock Cafe, 502 Texas, Houston, 713-227-1392.

Krullur: With K.T.C.M., Mindboil, Viral Infestation, Orchiectomy. Sat., January 2, 8 p.m., $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Last Fridays: With A.Madvylxn , Josiah Gabriel, Christian Alexander, Lucas Gorham, Cobeaux. Fri., December 25, 9 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

Lolo: Tue., February 23, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Lost Bayou Ramblers: Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Maxo Kream: With Dice Soho, Trill Sammy. Sun., December 27, 8 p.m., $30 to $35. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

MDFL: With Creator/Destroyer, Pavel Chekov, Mindboil, Gyste, Stress33. Sat., January 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Mingo Fishtrap: Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $13. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mojave Red: With Whit, Moon Shrine. Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Presents: Fetty Wap — Welcome to the Zoo: Wed., March 9, 7 p.m., $38.50-$48.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Moore Productions Culture & Arts Foundation Benefit Concert: Sat., January 9, 9 p.m., $25. Buffalo Soldier National Museum, 3816 Caroline, Houston, 713-942-8920.

M.O.P.: With DJ Big Reeks., $13 and up. Fox Hollow, 4617 Nett, Houston, 713-869-2117.

Musiqa: Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., $40. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

National Park Radio: Thu., April 14, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Nightowls: Fri., February 12, 8 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Not Unsound Presents: Bryce Eiman and Neil Feather: Mon., December 28, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $10. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Obnox performs with X_X January 19 at Walters Downtown.
Obnox performs with X_X January 19 at Walters Downtown.

Obnox: With X Blank X. Tue., January 19, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Papa Sippers 4202 Throwdown: With Khobretti, Hogs of War, Baron Von Bomblast, No Solution Die Fast, Dead End Guys, Before Radio, Vaudvillain, Empty Shells. Sat., January 9, 11 a.m., TBA. 4202 Screen Printing Gallery, 4202 Canal, Houston.

Pat Green: With William Michael Morgan., Fri., January 15, 9:30 p.m., $25. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Pat Green @ Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo World's Championship BBQ: Sat., February 27, 6 p.m., $10 TO $20. NRG Stadium, 1 NRG Park, Houston, 832-667-1400.

Pell: With Daye Jack. Thu., February 25, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Percussion One: Sat., April 16, 6 p.m., $6 to $12. The Centrum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-440-4850.

Pick Axe Preacher: Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Plug N' Play Anniversary: With Pete Simple, D3smond and D3, Dem, Dirty & Nasty. Sat., January 23, 7 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Props to the Producer: With Eroda One, Zech, Hakeem. Sat., December 26, 8 p.m., Free. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Pusha T: Thu., March 17, 8 p.m., $35 to $99. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

R. City: Fri., February 19, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Reel Big Fish: Mon., January 18, 7 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

ReelMusic: An All-Inclusive Jazz & Blues Jam Session with the Pros: With Sebastian Whittaker, David Craig, Pamela York, Tim Ruiz. Sat., January 23, 6:30 p.m., Free. Houston Community College Spring Branch, 1010 West Sam Houston Pkwy N., Houston, 713-718-2000.

Rob Landes Trio: Tue., February 16, 3 p.m., $6 to $12. The Centrum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-440-4850.

The Russ Driver Band: Sat., January 16, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Russian Old New Year Festival: With the Flying Balalaika Brothers, The Gypsies., Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., $15. House of Dereon, 2204 Crawford, Houston, 713-772-5175.

We Were Wolves perform January 8 at the Satellite.
We Were Wolves perform January 8 at the Satellite.
Photo courtesy of We Were Wolves

Sammy Kershaw: Thu., January 14, 8 p.m., $75 to $125. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Sean Danielsen: With J Loren. Sat., February 6, 7 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Smiling Politely: With West Without. Thu., February 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Soul Rebels: Thu., December 31, 9 p.m., $25. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

State Champs: With Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck, Like Pacific. Tue., March 1, 7:30 p.m., $17 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Stress Level Red: Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Super Robot Party: With Cornish Game Hen, Escatones. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Texas Crab Festival: Fri., May 6, noon; Sat., May 7, 10 a.m.; Sun., May 8, 10 a.m., Free to $10. Gregory Park, 2292 State Highway 87, Crystal Beach, 281-923-1440.

Texas Guitar Quartet: Tue., January 12, 3 p.m., $6 to $12. The Centrum at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-440-4850.

The Noise Presents Cannibal Corpse: With Obituary, Cryptopsy, Abysmal Dawn. Wed., March 16, 6:30 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

The Three Brained Robot: With Etched in the Eye. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Three Headed Monstour feat. Hawthorne Heights, Mest, The Ataris: With London Calling, Handguns., Tue., February 9, 6 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Three Women and the Truth: Sat., April 23, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $32 to $35. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Thursday Jazz Jam with Alisha Pattillo and Erin Wright: Thursdays, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

TKOH Funk Jazz Band: Sun., December 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Transcontinental Variety Show: With Krish Moran, Liss Victory. Tue., January 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

TRIO Works for Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Soprano and Piano: Fri., January 29, 7:30 p.m., Free. University of St. Thomas, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mount Vernon, Houston, 713-525-3560.

The Tyburn Jig: With Fire Signs, Kimia. Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Underground Soul Session: With Zo!, Carmen Rogers. Fri., April 8, 8:30 p.m., $25 to $30. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

United Waves: With Get a Life. Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., Free. D&W Lounge, 911 Milby, Houston, 713-226-7039.

Unwritten Law: With Fenix TX. Tue., March 22, 8 p.m., $18 to $22. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Vapors of Morphine: Wed., February 3, 8 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Vulgar Display: With Kept In Line, Scourge, The Pose, Smear. Tue., January 12, 8 p.m., $8. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Wade Bowen: With honeyhoney. Sat., February 13, 7 p.m., $20-$30. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

We Were Wolves: With Loafers, Teenage Sex. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Wildin' In Texas: Trill Sammy and Dice Soho: Tue., January 26, 8 p.m., $10 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

W&W: Sat., February 13, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Your Amsterdam: With DR Belt, The Share Fire. Sat., December 26, 9:30 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.


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