Upcoming: Art Car Ball, Buzzfest 35, Cypress Hill, Def Leppard, Luna, Weird Al, Whitesnake, Young Mammals, etc.

"Weird Al" Yankovic performs July 14 at the Brown Theater in the Wortham Theater Center.EXPAND
"Weird Al" Yankovic performs July 14 at the Brown Theater in the Wortham Theater Center.

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

13th Anniversary of SHFL: With Poopy Lungstuffing, Organ Failure, Paper Sparrow, Caleb Fraid, Black Magic Marker, Demonic Hen., Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The 2016 Art Car Ball: With The Suspects, Shake Anderson, Gio Chamba, Free Radicals 2nd Line, The HOU Show, kangaroo sexy., Fri., April 8, 7 p.m., $30 to $35. Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith, Houston, 713-651-1515.

Alone On The Moon: With Super-Robot-Party, Empty Shells. Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., Free. Union Tavern, 435 El Dorado Blvd., Webster, 281-486-6644.

Upcoming Events

The Atomic Nightingales: Sun., March 27, 6 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

B L A C K I E: With Abdu Ali, Sons of an Illustrious Father, Tearful Moon, Elon., Tue., March 15, 8 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Being As An Ocean: With '68, Capsize, Listener, Movements., Tue., April 19, 7 p.m., $14 to $16. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

BJ Barham: Tue., May 3, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Black Irish Texas: With Blackgrass Gospel. Thu., April 7, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Bleak: With Christworm, Thundertank, Vulgarnaut, Sleeperdrone., Sat., March 19, 9 p.m., TBA. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Bob Schneider: Fri., June 17, 7 p.m., $22 to $39.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Boodah and His Painted Band: Sun., March 20, noon, Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Boys Don't Cry: With Marr Moz Experience., Sat., July 16, 9 p.m., $12 to $15. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Bret Michaels: Thu., March 31, 8 p.m., $35 to $75. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Buckcherry: Thu., April 7, 8 p.m., $25 to $75. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Buster Whilaby and the Gimp: With Pukebox., Sat., March 19, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

BuzzFest 35: With Cage the Elephant, The Offspring, Blue October, Toadies, AWOLNATION, Fitz & the Tantrums, Everclear, The Struts, The Joy Formidable, Nothing But Thieves, Andrew Watt, Big Data & New Beat Fund. Sat., April 16, 1 p.m., $44.50 to $175. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Carl Hayne & The Holdouts: Sat., March 26, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Conan: With Serial Hawk, Pyre Ship, Vulgarnaut., Tue., March 15, 7 p.m., $10. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

CowJazz: Fri., March 18, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

The Wild Moccasins perform March 11 at Discovery Green.
The Wild Moccasins perform March 11 at Discovery Green.
Photo by Paul Moore/Courtesy of New West Records

Cut Up: With 54 Reasons. Tue., May 3, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Cypress Hill: Sun., April 24, 8 p.m., $25 to $35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Damien Escobar: Tue., April 26, 8 p.m., $30 to $45. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Darkwing: With Caretta Bell, The Landing, Fruit & Flowers. Mon., March 14, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

David Allen Coe: Sat., April 30, 8 p.m., $27. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Def Leppard: With REO Speedwagon, Tesla. Mon., August 22, 6 p.m., $25 to $125. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Digitour: Wed., April 6, 6:30 p.m., $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Disco Expressions: Sat., March 26, 10 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Dressy Bessy: With Giant Kitty. Mon., April 11, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

The Egguinox: With Robert Kuhn Music, Dem, Tommy C. Lewis, El Lago. Sat., March 19, 7 p.m., $20. Smooth Tony's, 415 9th, Galveston.

English Dogs: Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Eric Taylor: Tue., May 10, 7:30 p.m., $23 to $25. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Ermelinda Cuellar Jazz Trio: Sun., March 13, noon, Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Evelyn Rubio: Thu., March 17, 9:30 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Faster Pussycat: Thu., April 14, 8 p.m., $12 to $25. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

FCF Free Kick-Off Concert: With The Blind Suns, Wild Moccasins, Scarecrow. Fri., March 11, 6 p.m., Free. Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, 713-400-7336.

Fea: With Kristeen Young. Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Fiesta Cosmica: With Dengue Dengue Dengue, Gio Chamba & Trippy Cholo, George West, Squincy Jones, FLCON FCKER. Mon., March 14, 7:45 p.m., $10 to $12. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Future (afterparty): Sun., March 13, 10 p.m., $52 to $103. Limelight, 2401 San Jacinto, Houston, 832-364-0616.

A Giant Dog: Thu., May 12, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Def Leppard performs August 22 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Def Leppard performs August 22 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

Grandior: Fri., March 18, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Grid Squid Entertainment: Thu., March 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Griffin House: Sun., May 15, 6 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Hank Schyma: Tue., March 22, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Harry Chrisman: Sat., May 7, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Hoobastank: Thu., March 17, 8 p.m., $25 to $60. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Hounds of Jezebel: With Lost Element, Hello Planet, Dinphomic. Fri., April 1, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

J $tash: With DJ Real Deal, Boss Man Bob, Breakitdown DC. Fri., April 1, 8 p.m., $11 to $37. The Vanguard Performing Arts, 7115 Harrisburg, Houston.

Jarren Benton: Sun., April 10, 9 p.m., $20 to $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Jealous Creatures: With Honey & Salt, Brand New Hearts, Golden Cities. Sat., April 9, 10 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Jeremiah Johnson: Sat., March 19, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Jesse Saunders: With Tony Hatchett., Sat., April 2, 9 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

JMSN: Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Jungles: Sat., March 19, 5 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Kam Franklin presents the Catch Up: With Rex Hudson, Rob Gullatte, Lita Styles, Mark Drew, DJ Jay Tovar. Tue., April 19, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Kiara Craft: With Willie D, Senze, Miller. Sat., March 26, 9 p.m., $20 to $35. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Kinda Super Disco presents Ben Pearce: Sat., March 19, 9 p.m., TBA. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Kinda Super Disco presents J. Philip: Fri., March 25, 9 p.m., TBA. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Kinda Super Disco presents Marc Romboy: Fri., April 29, 9 p.m., TBA. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Abdu Ali performs March 15 at Notsuoh.EXPAND
Abdu Ali performs March 15 at Notsuoh.

Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik: Sat., April 9, 9 p.m., $10 to $75. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

LA Guns: Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., $15 to $30. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Leaether Strip: With Ludovico Technique, Spit Mask, DJ Morbid, DJ Enigma. Sat., April 16, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Lesser Degree: With Blackwater, Daggers, Choke Chain, Seventh Realm, Grudge, Bitter Taste. Sun., March 27, 6 p.m., $5. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Los Tres Tristes Tigres: With El Plan., Sun., March 20, 7 p.m., $35 to $85. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Lost Dog Street Band: With Mama's Broke. Thu., March 24, 8-11:45 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750. With Cavern Hymnal. Fri., March 25, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. Ladybird's, 5519 Allen, Houston, 713-393-7647.

Luna: Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., $20 to $27. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Lynch Mob: Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $15 to $30. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Maria Chavez presents Revisiting Those Words: Failed Attempt as Material: Thu., March 17, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Free. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, Houston, 713-284-8250.

Market Junction: Sat., May 7, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Marshmello: Fri., May 13, 9 p.m., $15 to $25. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Jack Williams at Second Saturday Concerts in Houston: Sat., March 12, 7:30 p.m., Free to $15. West University Community Center, 6104 Auden, Houston, 281-347-3235.

Mayer Hawthorne: Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $20 to $24. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.
Mike Stinson: Wed., March 30, 5 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

Mitski: Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Mothership: With The Satanic Overlords Of Rock N Roll, The Dirty Seeds. Fri., June 10, 8 p.m., $10 to $11. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Nick Dittmeier: Fri., March 11, 9 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Pity Sex: Tue., June 21, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Pizza Time: Wed., March 16, 7 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Play Stop Rewind: With Rogues Among Us, Talking Forever, Backdrop Violet. Thu., March 24, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Luna performs May 7 at Numbers.
Luna performs May 7 at Numbers.
Photo by Stefano Giovannini via the band

Plies: Thu., March 17, 8 p.m., $37 to $52. Ayva Center, 9371 Richmond, Houston, 832-236-0630.

Purson: Sat., April 30, 9 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Rizzoo Rizzoo: Fri., March 25, 8 p.m., $22 to $53. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

The Romeo Dogs: Fri., March 11, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Ruben Moreno: Sun., March 13, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Rue Snider: With Haiti. Thu., March 10, 8 p.m., $8. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Save the Fire: Fri., April 1, 9 p.m., $6 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Scott Stapp (The Voice of Creed): Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., $25 to $75. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., TX 77477, Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Scout Bar 12 Year Anniversary: With Saturate, To Whom It May, The Last Place You Look, Hold on Hollywood. Sat., April 23, 9 p.m., Free. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Sebastian Bach: With Pulse Rate Zero. Thu., May 5, 8 p.m., $23.50 to $27. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Seize the Beat with DJ Good Grief: With Andy V. Thu., March 10, 10 p.m., Free. The Commoner, 410 Main, Houston.

Sick Puppies: With Seldom, Hudson, The Soapbox Revolution. Fri., April 22, 9 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Sisters Morales: Sat., May 14, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $35 to $38. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Slaterica - Tribute to Slayer, Pantera, & Metallica: Fri., April 1, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Small Sounds: With Thunderado. Sat., March 19, 8 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Snit's Dog and Pony Show: Fri., March 18, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Sonny Boy Terry: Every other Thursday, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

St. Patrick's Day at Howl at the Moon: Thu., March 17, 5 p.m., Free to $7. Howl at the Moon - Houston, 612 Hadley, Houston, 713-658-9700.

Submit: With Noey Lopez, Styvër, John Calero, Miguel Flaco. Thu., March 10, 10 p.m., Free. The Boulevardier, 410 Main, Houston.

Cypress Hill performs April 24 at House of Blues.EXPAND
Cypress Hill performs April 24 at House of Blues.

Substance (New Order Tribute): With The Siouxsies. Sat., June 25, 8 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Texas Johnny Boy: Sat., March 19, 9 p.m., Free. Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou, 1658 Enid, Houston, 713-225-1668.

Thy Art Is Murder: With Rings of Saturn, Fit For An Autopsy, Dark Sermon. Tue., April 12, 6 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Tiny Cowjazz: Sun., March 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Free. A 2nd Cup, 1111 E. 11th St, houston, 832-962-7656.

Trudy Lynn: Sat., March 12, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

TV Girl: With Children of Pop. Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Underoath: With Caspian. Mon., March 21, 7:30 p.m., $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Vinyl Night: With Elaine Dillard. Wed., March 16, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Weed: With Narrow Head, Middle Child, The Head, Leggy, Pet Sun., Mon., March 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Weird Al Yankovic: Thu., July 14, 7 p.m., $35 to $65. Wortham Theater Center/Brown Theater, 500 Texas, Houston.

West Texas Live: Fri., May 20, 7 p.m., $35 to $75. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

When I'm Older: Tue., March 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Whitesnake: Sun., June 5, 7 p.m., $40 to $65. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

The Wiggins album release party: With Pleasure 2, Distant Worker. Fri., April 1, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

William Elliott Whitmore: Fri., May 6, 8 p.m., $12 to $16. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

The Working Girls: Fri., March 18, 9 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

XanaDudes: With Now We Are Here. Sat., April 9, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Yellow Claw: Sat., April 16, 9 p.m., $30 to $35. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Young Mammals: With Young Mammals, Pope, Buxton, Joe Mathlete., Fri., March 25, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

A Giant Dog performs at Satellite May 12.EXPAND
A Giant Dog performs at Satellite May 12.

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