Upcoming: Beyoncé, Boom Bash, A Day In The Country, Gwen Stefani, The Kills, Lil Flip, Ringo Deathstarr, Warren G., etc.

Beyoncé performs at NRG Park, September 22.
Beyoncé performs at NRG Park, September 22.
Photo courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

2nd Annual Boom Bash: With Rakim, Run-DMC, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, MC Lyte, Naughty By Nature, Monie Love, DJ Quik. Sat., June 11, 2 p.m., $45 to $150. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

93Q's A Day in the Country: With Dwight Yoakam, Kip Moore, Canaan Smith, Lauren Alaina, Easton Corbin, Jana Kramer, High Valley, Wade Bowen. Sat., June 25, 1:30 p.m., $20 to $79.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Advance Base: With Mike Adams at His Honest Weight. Sat., September 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Upcoming Events

Alan Haynes: Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Alexander Jean: Sun., June 26, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

All People: With Football etc., Honey & Salt. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals: Wed., June 22, 7 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Annie & Kate: Sat., May 28, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugarland, 281-240-3474.

Another Run: With Mobley, Peach Kings, Kay Weathers. Thu., August 18, 8 p.m., $8 to $11. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Antique Scream: Tue., July 26, 8 p.m., $10 to $11. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Architects: With Counterparts, Sworn In, Make Them Suffer. Wed., July 27, 6:30 p.m., $15 to $17. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Babylon Breakers: With Pink Eye, The Hates, PLXTX. Mon., May 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Beethoven's Ninth: Sat., May 14, 8-10 p.m., $10 to $68. Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston.

Beyoncé: Thu., September 22, 7:30 p.m., $45-$280. NRG Stadium, 1 NRG Park, Houston.

Blind Guardian: With Grave Digger. Mon., September 26, 7:30 p.m., $25 to $27. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Gwen Stefani performs August 14 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.EXPAND
Gwen Stefani performs August 14 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

blink-182: Sun., July 31, 7 p.m., $33.50 to $83.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Blue Water Highway Band: Fri., May 20, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

The Bright Lights Tonight - Rite of Spring edition!: Sat., June 4, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. Frenetic Theater, 5102 Navigation, Houston, 832-426-4624.

Carl Hayn and the Holdouts: Sat., June 4, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Chris Fairbanks: Fri., May 13, 10:30 p.m.; Sat., May 14, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $16. The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase, 11460 Fuqua, Ste. 300, Houston, 281-481-1188.

Cody Jinks: With Whitey Morgan. Sat., August 20, 7 p.m., $25 to $33. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Cold and Lust: With Aegis, Summer’s End. Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Cory Morrow: Fri., July 15, 8:30 p.m., $20 to $25. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Critter Taylor: Fri., May 20, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Drew Stalin's Music Endeavors: With The Fine Constant, Eanimus. Sun., June 19, 6 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Dylan LeBlanc: Thu., July 21, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Electric Vacation: With Just Boring Zombies, The Radio Broadcast., Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

The Faint (DJ set): Fri., June 24, 10 p.m., $5. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

First Light District's '80s theme MORNING Dance Party!: Sat., May 14, 8-11 a.m., $15. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Foxy Vance: Sun., October 9, 7 p.m., $15 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

A Giant Dog: With Frog Hair, Young Mammals. Thu., May 12, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Gojira: Fri., September 30, 7:15 p.m., $27.50-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Grady Gaines: Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Gwen Stefani: With Eve. Sun., August 14, 7 p.m., $29.95 to $149.95. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Hayes Carll: Sat., July 2, 8:30 p.m., $26 to $30. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Run DMC performs at Boom Bash, June 11 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Run DMC performs at Boom Bash, June 11 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Photos by Marco Torres

Hector Ward & the Big Time: Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., $10. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Here Lies The Hero: With Kairos Theos, Manoz Zuziaz, Conflikto, Alimanas, Skeptik Nation, Mugrero. Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $5. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Herman's Hermits: Sun., October 2, 7:30 p.m., $98 to $158. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Hookers & Blow feat. Dizzy Reed: Fri., May 27, 9 p.m., $15 to $45. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Houston Zydeco Festival: With Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws, Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie, Keyun & the Zydeco Masters, Platinum Players Zydeco Band. Sat., June 25, 1:30 p.m., $25. Jones Plaza, 600 Louisiana, Houston, 713-237-1439.

Hunny: With The Frights, Gymshorts. Sun., July 24, 7 p.m., $12 to $16. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Iamsu: With Mod Sun, Bia, Gravez. Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $21 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Incite: With Insolvent, Calacas, Sift Through the Ashes. Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Jason Wolter & Scott Walcott: Fri., May 13, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Jealous Creatures: With Cake Rangers, Missing Siblings, Hello Planet. Sat., June 4, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

JMSN: With Tiffany Gouché. Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Joe Ely: Fri., July 1, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

John Allen Stephens: Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Kian 'n' JC: Don't Try This At Home: Sat., July 2, 7 p.m., $37.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Laughter: With Hired Gun, Substance, No Come. Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., $5. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Lee Ann Womack: Sun., August 28, 7:30 p.m., $98 to $158. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

The Kills perform September 9 at White Oak Music Hall.
The Kills perform September 9 at White Oak Music Hall.
Photo by Groovehouse

letlive.: With Seahaven, Silver Snakes, Night Verses. Wed., June 22, 6 p.m., $15 to $18. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Lil Flip: Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th St., San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Los Rabanes: Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $15 - $50. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

LT: Sun., May 15, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Malaa: Fri., May 27, 9 p.m., $15 to $18. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Mandi Powell: Sat., May 21, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Mark Towns: Sun., May 29, 4 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

The Marriage Contract: Sat., May 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m., $15. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Menthol: With Menthol., Wed., August 3, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

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

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.

The Mighty Orq: Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Migraine: With No Love Less, Tearful Moon., Mon., June 20, 7 p.m., $3 to $5. Bruja Mansion, 2275 Des Jardines, Houston.

MindHeartSoul: With James Curtis, Johny P, Soul of Sherif., Thu., July 21, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Mojave Red: With Mind Shrine, A Tribute to the Sun, XLO. Wed., May 18, 8 p.m., $2 to $5. Barbarella Houston, 2404 San Jacinto, Houston.

New Madrid: Sun., June 26, 8 p.m., $10. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Nightbird: Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $10. Concert Pub — Galleria, 5636 Richmond, Houston, 713-278-7272.

Oh Sleeper: With To Speak Of Wolves, Above Caelum, Morningside, Orion, Arise, Wanderers. Fri., May 27, 6:30 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Lil Flip performs May 13 at 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill.
Lil Flip performs May 13 at 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill.
Photo by Marco Torres

Orchiectomy: With Brutally Mutilated, Flesh Hoarder, Horrific Visions, Putrid Womb. Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $5. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Patrick Garrity: Fri., May 13, 10:30 p.m.; Fri., May 13, 8 p.m.; Sat., May 14, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $16. The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase, 11460 Fuqua, Ste. 300, Houston, 281-481-1188.

Performing Asia: MoKo Musik and the Spirit of Modern Korea: Thu., May 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Free. Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd. Ste. 205, Houston, 713-496-9901.

Performing Asia: Shahid Parvez and Lalgudi Krishnan in Concert: With Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, Lalgudi Krishnan., Sun., June 5, 3-5 & 7-9 p.m., $35 Members; $60 Nonmembers. Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd. Ste. 205, Houston, 713-496-9901.

The Pose (record release party): Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

R. Kelly: Thu., June 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Raa Raa: Sun., May 22, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Richard Cheese: Fri., September 9, 8 p.m., $25-$49.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Ringo Deathstarr: With The Stargazer Lilies, Pale Dian, Blondestar, Delphine Coma DJ. Wed., July 20, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Robert Hartye: Fri., May 13, 7 p.m., Free. Fri., May 27, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Roselit Bone: Tue., August 9, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Royce Rizzy: Sun., May 29, 10 p.m., $15 to $20. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Sea Breeze Sax: Sun., May 22, 4 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Sean Chambers: Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Sean Richards: Sun., May 15, 4 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugarland, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugarland, 281-240-3474.

Sete Star Sept: With Scum Human, DDA., Thu., July 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Sister Gypsies featuring Brooke Alyson: Sat., May 14, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Ringo Deathstarr performs at Satellite July 20.EXPAND
Ringo Deathstarr performs at Satellite July 20.

Step Rideau: Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Steve Gilbert Band: Fri., June 17, 7 p.m., Free. Fri., July 15, 7 p.m., Free. House of Blues — Crossroads Stage, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Steven Tyler: Fri., July 29, 8 p.m., $59.95-$199.95. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Stoney LaRue: Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $48 to $68. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Straight No Chaser: Sun., October 30, 2 p.m., $39.50-$59.50. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Summer On Smash: With Trill Sammy, Yung Nation, Bornstunnaaa. Thu., June 9, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Summon the Heroes - Honoring Fort Bend's First Responders: Sun., May 15, 2 p.m., $5 to $15. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash, Stafford.

Suzanna Choffel: Sat., July 9, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Tejas Brothers: Fri., May 27, 8:30 p.m., $10 to $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Texas Johnny Boy: Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

The Kills: Fri., September 9, 9 p.m., TBA. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Tommy Dardar: Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Tribute Night at the Last Concert Cafe: With Soul Kitchen, Von Hindenburg. Fri., June 10, 9 p.m., $10. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

The Ultimate Louisiana Party-Cultural Festival: With LZ Dillon, Clarence "Pieman" Williams, Donny Buggs, Sounds From Wednesday, Preston Smith, Kiland Aishia K., Tassie Burnett, Scott Lewis, Whisper., Sat., May 28, 2:30 p.m., $5 to $10. With Austin Vela, Kizzo, Tres Equis, Rusty Relics,, Ahyonz, Cody Russell & The Revolvers, Absence Project, Crosswind, Brett Barrow, Henry Turner Jr & Flavor., Sat., May 28, 2 p.m.; Sun., May 29, 2 p.m., $5 to $10. With Solo Melodic, Matt & The Herdsmen, The Band Hennessy, Uncle Chess, Arkay, Major Riley, Kalila, Da Beautiful Key, Henry Turner Jr & Flavor, Brett Barrow., Sun., May 29, 2 p.m., $5 to $10. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Valient Thorr: With The Satanic Overlords of Rock N Roll. Sun., June 5, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Wade Andrew Smith: With Driftwood. Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., $12. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Dwight Yoakam performs at 93-Qs A Day In The Country June 25 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Dwight Yoakam performs at 93-Qs A Day In The Country June 25 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Photo by Jay Lee

Warren G.: Wed., July 13, 8 p.m., $25 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

We Are Scientists: With The Misteries. Thu., May 19, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Welcome Home: With Emiliana. Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

WhyJae: With Tedy Andreas, JG., Tue., June 14, 9 p.m., $20 to $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Wilt: With Krigblast, KRVSHR, God Fearing Fuck. Wed., July 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Wizard Rifle: With Vulgarnaut., Tue., June 28, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Wood & Wire: With Danny Barnes., Fri., May 13, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Zebra: Sat., June 11, 8 p.m., $25 to $200. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Warren G performs July 13 at White Oak Music Hall.EXPAND
Warren G performs July 13 at White Oak Music Hall.

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