Upcoming: Andra Day, Chance the Rapper, Elle King, Of Montreal, RiFF RaFF, Robyn Hitchcock, Yacht Rock Revue, etc.

Chance the Rapper performs October 15 at Revention Music Center.
Chance the Rapper performs October 15 at Revention Music Center.

Note: events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

Adema: With Anova Skyway, Aeon Code, Sensitiser, Dread Pixels. Fri., August 5, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Alien Ant Farm: With Emerge, Icky Hollow, Soul In Tension. Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., $18. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, Dickinson, 281-339-2600.

Ally Venable Band: Sat., August 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Upcoming Events

Andra Day: Wed., December 7, 7 p.m., $30-$50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Annika Chambers: Sat., July 30, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Apes of the State: Sun., July 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Backyard World Fest: Sat., July 23, 6:30 p.m., $7.50 to $10. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Bagpipes On Draft: Sat., July 30, 7-9 p.m., Free. The Gorgeous Gael, 5555 Morningside, Houston, 832-667-8321.

Battery/A Tribute to Metallica: With Seventh Son/tribute to Iron Maiden. Fri., August 26, 9:45 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Big Al & the Heavyweights: Sat., July 16, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

The Big Easy Quartet: Tuesdays, 9 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Big Eater: With Rose Ette, Ruiners. Wed., August 17, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Black Pistol Fire: With Emily Wolfe. Wed., July 6, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Blue Funeral CD release: With Vehement Burns, Ganesha. Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Brant Croucher: Wed., July 6, 6 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Brent Johnson & the Call Up: Fri., July 8, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Of Montreal performs October 29 at Walters Downtown.
Of Montreal performs October 29 at Walters Downtown.

Camera Cult: With A Girl Named Tiger, JT Carswell, Ty Tripp. Wed., July 6, 9:30 p.m., $2 to $5. Barbarella Houston, 2404 San Jacinto, Houston.

Chance the Rapper: Magnificent Coloring World Tour: Sat., October 15, 8 p.m., $39.50-$59.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Clint Black/On Purpose Tour: Thu., August 4, 7 p.m., $43 to $65. Julie Rogers Theatre, 765 Pearl, Beaumont.

The Cro-Mags: With Confused, Thug Boots, Idiot City. Sun., August 7, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Crobot: With The Virgin Marys, Aeges. Wed., July 27, 7:30 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Cyber Wasteland: Sat., July 9, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5 to $10. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Dark Reign: With Oath Of Cruelty, Peasant, Wulfskol. Fri., August 26, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Dash Rip Rock: Fri., August 5, 9 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Dear Hunter: Fri., October 14, 8 p.m., $20 to $50. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Death Division: With Farewell to Solace, Another Pearl Harbor. Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Deceased: With H.R.A., Krullur, Sacrocurse, Fuck With Fire. Sat., November 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Dial Up: '90s Dance Party: Sat., July 16, 9 p.m., Free. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Die Young: With Mind Kill, Omertà, Some Nerve, Out of Body, Idiot City. Fri., September 16, 8 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Donkeys: With Deep Cuts, Rose Ette. Fri., July 29, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Dressy Bessy: With Giant Kitty, El Lago, Rose Ette. Fri., August 5, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Duncan Fellows: Fri., July 22, 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Dwight Yoakam: Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., $44.50 to $74.50. Julie Rogers Theatre, 765 Pearl, Beaumont.

Elle King: Wed., October 26, 7 p.m., $25-$39.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Empty Shells: With The Escatones, Darwin’s Finches, Ziel Zuster. Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Eric Demmer Band: Fri., July 29, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Erin Jaimes Band: Fri., July 22, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Otep performs August 24 at Scout Bar.EXPAND
Otep performs August 24 at Scout Bar.

The Escatones: With The Dead Shakes, Empty Shells, A More Perfect Union. Tue., July 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Evelyn Rubio: Sat., July 2, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Explosions In the Sky: With Preoccupations., Sun., August 21, 8 p.m., $25 to $27. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Fast Times at Dirty High: With Talk Sick Brats, Substance, Pretty Shitty, Modfag, Savage Pinks, Zeroheros. Sun., July 24, 2 p.m., TBA. Donkey Paw, 2102 Commerce, Houston.

Feeding Texas Presents the Lone Star Beer Texas Heritage Festival: With Shovels & Rope, Okkervil River, Girl In a Coma, Matthew Logan Vasquez. Sat., July 2, 6 p.m., $10 to $13. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Felice Brothers: Tue., October 4, 8 p.m., $15 to $22. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Floating Points: Tue., September 13, 7 p.m., $15 to $20. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

For King & Country: Fri., October 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Berry Center, 8877 Barker-Cypress Rd., Cypress, 281-894-3913.

Freedom: With United Races, Skourge, Black Coffee., Sun., July 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Futuristic: With Beez. Fri., October 28, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Generation Landslide!: With Screech of Death, Goldenchilde. Sat., July 9, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Grand Old Grizzly: Thu., August 4, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Graysmiths: With Rachel McCann and Carnal Echo, No Rehearsal, Two Lions. Thu., June 30, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Gypsy Mullet: With Ophelia’s Rope & Friends, Karaoke by Jesse Salinas., Thu., July 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Houston Blues Society Blues Jam: Last Thursday of every month, 9 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Ingrid Michaelson/Hell No Tour: Fri., November 4, 7 p.m., $31.50-$52.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Jack Saunders: Sat., August 13, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Jaimee Harris: Thu., July 7, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Jared Zoltar: With The Wiggins, Muzak John. Fri., July 8, 9 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Jeremih performs August 19 at House of Blues.
Jeremih performs August 19 at House of Blues.

Jeff Fest III: With Space Villains*, Devil Killing Moth, Whit, Kosé, Mouthing, Greg Cote & The Real Life
Friends, DJ PSSH PLAY + MC HOLD MIC, Brian is Ze, Mutulu Kafele, Tania Ion Rivas, Ty Tripp, Dillon Trimm, Cake Rangers. Sat., July 23, 8 p.m., TBA. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Jeremih: Fri., August 19, 7 p.m., $35 to $49.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Jerry Castle: Tue., August 9, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Jesus Culture: $29.75-$37.75. NRG Park - Main Street Yellow Lot, 1 NRG Park, Houston.

Josh Garrett Band: Fri., July 15, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Kaleo: With Bishop Briggs, The Wind + The Wave. Sat., November 5, 6:30 p.m., $20 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Kloanoa: With Outside at Night, Imperial Affliction, Town Destroyer, Numb Generation, Project Icarus, Knife Club, BLUNT, Compass, Shawty C., Sat., September 3, 5 p.m., TBA. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Knockout Kid: With Settle Your Scores, With Friends Like These, The Soapbox Revolution. Thu., August 11, 6 p.m., $10 to $13. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Last Place You Swift: With The Last Place You Look. Thu., July 14, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Lettuce: Thu., November 3, 8 p.m., $21 to $24. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Lit: Mon., August 22, 8 p.m., $20. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, Dickinson, 281-339-2600.

Locos Por Juana: With Soul Creatures. Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Marian Hill: With Verite, Shaed., Fri., September 16, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Mark Austin Master Class: Sun., July 10, 2-4 p.m., Free. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Mike Stinson: Sun., July 3, 5 p.m., TBA. Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282. Sat., August 13, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Narrow Head record release: Sat., August 6, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Nathan Bonnes: Sat., July 2, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Nightowls: Fri., July 1, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

The Cro-Mags perform August 7 at Walters Downtown.
The Cro-Mags perform August 7 at Walters Downtown.

Nikhoo + PLXTX: With Whit & Ty Tripp. Wed., July 13, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

OddKnee: With Nicole Startch & Torpedoed Heart., Tue., July 12, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Odell Gray & House Rules Band: Sat., July 23, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Of Montreal: Sat., October 29, 8 p.m., $17 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Opeth: With The Sword. Thu., October 13, 8 p.m., $35 to $38. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Otep: With Fire From the Gods. Wed., August 24, 7:30 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Puddle of Mudd: With Broken Valor, A Vow Unbroken, Tode. Sat., August 27, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

PulseWidthMod: With Funeral Parlor, Markos Grave, DJ Delphine Coma. Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Queensryche: With Armored Saint, Midnight Eternal. Wed., November 23, 8 p.m., $30 to $35. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Rabit: With Supraman, Josiah Gabriel, Future Blondes., Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

RiFF RaFF: The Peach Panther Tour: With Dollabillgates, Dice SoHo. Wed., August 10, 7 p.m., $24.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Robyn Hitchcock: Tue., November 15, 7 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Roselit Bone: With Son of Bitch. Tue., August 9, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Rowdy: With Odd Orleans, 1tribe, BLVCKEMPiiiRE. Thu., July 14, 7:30 p.m., $6 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Ruben Moreno: Sat., July 9, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Ruby the Rabbitfoot: Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Run-On Sunshine: With I'm Alone, Whatever Color., Thu., July 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Russ: Did It My Way Tour: Sat., August 6, 6 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Saves the Tuesday: Tue., July 5, 9 p.m., Free to $5. Barbarella Houston, 2404 San Jacinto, Houston.

Rabit performs with Future Blondes and Josiah Gabriel July 30 at Walters Downtown.
Rabit performs with Future Blondes and Josiah Gabriel July 30 at Walters Downtown.

Saving Abel: With Hold On Hollywood, Late Friday, Astoryia, The Unknown Brothers, Blackheart Saints., Fri., August 12, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Sawblade 10th Anniversary Bash: Sat., July 2, 7 p.m., Free. Sound Exchange, 1846 Richmond, Houston, 713-666-5555.

Second Runner Up: With Straight On Till Morning, Keytastrophy. Thu., July 7, 7 p.m., $6 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Shmu: With Mind Shrine, Sunrise and Ammunition. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., $10. The Waughford, 15 Waughford, Houston, 713-679-3558.

Sing Body Electric: With Distant Worker, Dark Ashley, JT Whitfield, DJ Monsieur M. Wed., July 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Barbarella Houston, 2404 San Jacinto, Houston.

The Skatastrophics: With The Real McCoys, Fat Mannequin., Thu., June 30, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Smoke Purpp: With Lil Pump, Krowns, GXDLY J Villain$., Sun., July 17, 9 p.m., $10 to $12. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Spacebear: With Ocean Disco, Another Pearl, Sam Vicari., Fri., July 22, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Splashtown: Qari & Mulatto: With Qari & Mulatto, Soul of Sherif, Park Place Posse, Jonah Vega, Stiffbody Ent., West Nyle, That Kid Doug, G-Man & Tommy. Thu., July 28, 8 p.m., $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Steve Gilbert Band: Sun., July 24, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Free. Sun., August 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Free. Danton's Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen, 4611 Montrose, Houston, 713-807-8883. Thu., August 25, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Steve Miller Band: With Pecos Hank. Sat., July 23, 7 p.m., $39.50 to $99.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Sunsquabi: Thu., September 8, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Doubleclicks: Thu., July 7, 7:30 p.m., $10. 8th Dimension Comics and Games, 15210 W. Rd., Houston, 281-856-6506.

The Record Company: Thu., November 10, 8 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Tomato Dodgers: With Feel It Felix, Dimphonic, The Spinning Game., Fri., July 22, 8 p.m., $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Tourist: Thu., September 29, 8 p.m., $13 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

TTNG: With Mylets., Sun., July 31, 6 p.m., $13 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Turnip King: With Mouthing, PLXTX., Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Twin Peaks: With Reaper., Sat., September 17, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Two Tens: With The Killer Hearts. Wed., July 20, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

PLXTX performs July 13 at the Nightingale Room and July 21 at Notsuoh.
PLXTX performs July 13 at the Nightingale Room and July 21 at Notsuoh.

Tyrone Wells "Cover to Cover": With Tony Lucca. Sun., November 6, 6:30 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

US Family Health Plan Freedom Over Texas: With Darius Rucker, the Suffers, The Eli Young Band. Mon., July 4, 4-10 p.m., $5 until May 31; $8 June 1-July 3; $10 the day of the event online & at event. Eleanor Tinsley Park, 500 Allen Pkwy., Houston, 713-247-3500.

Videogame Night: With Float, Ten Pixels Tall, King Finn. Sat., July 9, 5 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The "Why Can't We Be Friends?" Show: With Bow Before Horus, War Tyme, Deity, Bitter Taste, Victoria, The Beautiful Contributors, Two Thirds., Fri., July 29, 6 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Willie Colon: Fri., August 26, 8 p.m., $42.50-$72.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Wilt: With Krigblast, Krvshr, Forced Fem, High Almond Content., Wed., July 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

World Famous Gospel Brunch at House of Blues Houston: Sun., July 3, 1:30 p.m., $42. Sun., August 7, 1:30 p.m., $42. Sun., September 4, 1:30 p.m., $42. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Yacht Rock Revue: Fri., September 16, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Riff Raff performs August 10 at House of Blues.
Riff Raff performs August 10 at House of Blues.

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