Upcoming: Beyoncé, Disclosure, Jimmy Buffett, Nikki Hill, Rusted Shut, Santigold, Salt-N-Pepa, The Temptations, etc.

Beyoncé performs May 7 at NRG Stadium.
Beyoncé performs May 7 at NRG Stadium.
Photo courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment/Sunshine Sachs

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

Adam Carroll: Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

Al Staehely, John Staehely, and Evelyn Rubio: Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

American Head Charge: With Motograter., Tue., May 31, 7 p.m., $13.50 to $16. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Upcoming Events

Andrew James: Thu., February 11, 8:30 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Appetite for Distraction: With Darkness of Tomorrow, Orion, Arise, Metallize. Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

AR*V presents Jody Seabody & the Whirls: With Ganesha, DR Belt. Sat., February 20, 8:30 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Bad Ass Weekend IV: With Gag, Wastoids, Common Ignorance, Beta Boys, Exit Dust, Deacons, Acrylics, UVTV, Much Worse, Talk Sick Brats, Clasp. Sun., February 28, 3 p.m., $20. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Bad Ass Weekend Saturday day show with Asshole Parade, Massgrave, Cattle Press and more!: With Sheltering Sky, Shitstorm, Holy Money, Classhole, Ignis Gratis, Chest Pain, KRVSHR. Sat., February 27, 1 p.m., $25. Donkey Paw, 2102 Commerce, Houston.

Bad Samaritans: With Electric Knives. Fri., February 26, 9 p.m., TBA. Bohemeo's, 708 Telephone, Houston, 713-923-4277.

The Beans' Heartbreak Holiday: With Young Girls, Get a Life. Sun., February 14, 1-5 p.m., TBA. Karbach Brewing Co., 2032 Karbach, Houston.

Beyonce: Sat., May 7, 7 p.m., TBA. NRG Stadium, 1 NRG Park, Houston, 832-667-1400.

Bill Staines and Brian Woods: March 11-12, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Black Water Mountain: With Luna Legacy. Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Blood Royale: CHANGED With Peasant, God Fearing Fuck, Mastema, The Satanic Overlords of Rock N Roll. Fri., March 18, 8 p.m., $10 to $11. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

The Bluebonnets: Wed., February 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

Bob Malone (from John Fogerty): Fri., February 12, 7-10 p.m., $20. The Bugle Boy, 1051 N. Jefferson, La Grange, 979-968-9944.

Boogarins: Thu., April 28, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Brian McKnight and Regina Belle: Wed., March 2, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $59.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Bryan Anthony and the Gentlemen's Club: Sun., February 14, 12-3 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

BUHU: With Whit, Pfaffenberg, Mouthing. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., $7 to $12. The Waughford, 15 Waughford, Houston, 713-679-3558.

Rusted Shut performs with Skullflower and the Homopolice February 27 at Walters as part of Bad Ass Weekend IV.
Rusted Shut performs with Skullflower and the Homopolice February 27 at Walters as part of Bad Ass Weekend IV.
Photo by Jack Gorman

Calliope Musical: Sat., April 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Carry the Storm: With Critical Assembly, Agamemnon, Myra Maybelle, Mastema. Fri., March 4, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Christine Albert and Chris Gage: Fri., March 4, 8:45 p.m., $20. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Danielle Reich Gypsy Jazz: Sun., February 21, 12-3 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Derrick May: With Francesco Tristano, JJ Malave, Marcus Starkist. Fri., March 25, 10 p.m., $16.82 to $22.09. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

The Devil Wears Prada: With The Word Alive, Fit For a King, Out Come the Wolves., Sat., March 19, 6 p.m., $20 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Disclosure: Tue., May 10, 8 p.m., $35. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

DJ Biz Markie: '80s vs '90s Party feat. Thunderpants: Thu., April 7, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

DJ Tempty Cuddle Fest Karaoke: Sat., February 13, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

The Docs: With Torino Black, Odd Folks. Sat., March 19, 8:30 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Doeman: Thu., March 3, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Down Under Sounds: With Hockey Dad, 8 Ball Aitken, Nite Fields, Demi Louise. Tue., March 15, 7 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Dreaming of You Selena Tribute: With F Latin Divas. Sun., March 27, 8 p.m., TBA. F Bar, 202 Tuam, Houston, 713-522-3227.

East End Cultural District Open House: With Handsomebeast, Rex Hudson, George West. Sat., February 13, 1 p.m., TBA. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation Blvd., Houston, 832-830-5839.

Enrique Bunbury: Tue., May 31, 8 p.m., $40 to $65. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Eric Benet and Musiq Soulchild: Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., $49.50 to $59.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Eric Tessmer Band: With Sideshow Tragedy. Sat., February 13, 7 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Frank Martin Gilligan: Sat., February 27, 8:45 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

FreshDark Fest: Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

The Front Bottoms: With Brick + Mortar, Diet Cig. Wed., April 27, 7:30 p.m., $17 to $22. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Salt-N-Pepa perform at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion April 22.
Salt-N-Pepa perform at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion April 22.

Gabriel Jules: With Bare Mountain, IINY, Golden Triangle., Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Gary P. Nunn: Fri., February 12, 8:30 p.m., $24. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

George Ensle: Fri., February 26, 8:45 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

George West: With The Are, Fredster. Fri., February 19, 8:30 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Gritsy! with DJ Hatcha: Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., $10 to $20. The Hive, 4701 Nett Ste. B, Houston, 832-827-4701.

Half Moon Run: Wed., April 27, 7 p.m., $15 to $19. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Hate Us Cuz You Ain't Us: With Brokencyde, Justina Valentine, Challenger. Sun., March 6, 8 p.m., $31.74. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Hayden Jones: With Ken Gaines, The Roosevelt House Band Variety Show. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., $5 to $7. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Hold On Hollywood: With Low Gear, Hindsight, Cellcyst, Seldom. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Houston Symphony feat. Andres Orozco-Estrada: The Cosmos, An HD Odyssey.: Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $177 to $734. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, Houston, 713-227-3974.

"I Love the '90s" with Salt-N-Pepa featuring Spinderella: With Kool Moe Dee, All 4One, Rob Base, Tone Loc, Color Me Badd, Young MC, Kid N Play. Fri., April 22, 7:30 p.m., $40 to $65. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

In One Breath: With Ten57, In Silence We Sleep, For Dying Out Loud. Thu., March 3, 9 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Italian Assault: With Baphomet's Blood, Violentor. Fri., July 22, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

The It's Just Rap Show: Fri., February 26, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience: Sun., May 8, 7 p.m., $27.50-$65. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Jeremy Olander: With Eekkoo., Fri., March 11, 10 p.m., $10. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band: Sat., June 4, 8 p.m., $46 to $136. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
Johnnyswim: Tue., February 23, 7 p.m., $18 to $23. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

Karaoke Underground: Fri., March 4, 9 p.m., $5. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Ke Kartier and Sarvo: Sat., February 13, 9 p.m., $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Jimmy Buffett performs June 4 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.EXPAND
Jimmy Buffett performs June 4 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

La Salsa De Ayer, Hoy Y Siempre VII: With India, Eddie Santiago, Guayacan Orquestra, Porfi Baloa Y Adolescentes. Sat., April 16, 8 p.m., $40 to $125. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Laffing Gas: With The Pose, Existencia, Sexpill, Substance. Fri., March 25, 9 p.m., $7. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

A Lot Like Birds: With Hail the Sun, Tides of Man, Stolas, The Ongoing Concept, Icarus the Owl, Yvette Young, Crimson Arrow, Kairos Theos. Fri., March 18, 5 p.m., $13 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Marion Guillet: With Trini Fairlee, Splendid Emblem, John Calero. Fri., March 18, 9 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

Mysterious Skin: With Talk Sick Brats, CLASP. Wed., February 17, 8 p.m., $5. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Neo~Soul Nights feat. Noel Gourdin: Sat., February 13, 8-10 p.m., $20 - $35. Uropa, 3302 Mercer, Houston, 832-707-1617.

Nick Gaitan: Tue., February 23, 6-9 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Nikki Hill: Thu., April 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Paul Van Dyk: Sat., April 9, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Planned Parenthood Benefit: With Heartplanet, Astragal, CLASP. Fri., March 4, 6 p.m., Free. La Playa, 2719 Alabama, Houston.

Protomartyr: CHANGED With Spray Paint, Muhammadali, Snooty Garbagemen, Clear Acid, Existencia. Thu., February 25, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Purple Pickle Play and Dance: With Jasmine Rose, Subtle Chemist, Mateusz, Albert Fix, Bjorn, Alex Future, Crico, Monster. Fri., February 19, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. The Silo, 4601 Clinton, Houston, 832-423-1005.

Ra Ra Riot: CHANGED With PRW BTTM. Tue., March 15, 8 p.m., $16 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Randy Rogers Band: Fri., February 12, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Humble Rodeo Arena & Expo Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy., Humble, 281-446-4140. Raphael: En Su Gran Noche: Sat., June 11, 8:30 p.m., $45 to $85. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Rat Boys: With Cardboard Swords, Jealous Creatures, Sinai Vessel. Fri., March 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Ray Bonneville: Fri., February 12, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

Ray LaMontagne: Fri., September 23, 8 p.m., $29.50 to $69.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Open Mike Night: Thu., February 11, 6 p.m., $5. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation Blvd., Houston, 832-830-5839.

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: Thu., April 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Rhett Butler: Sat., March 26, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Santigold performs at House of Blues Houston March 21.
Santigold performs at House of Blues Houston March 21.

Richard Dobson: Fri., March 18, 8:45 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Right Left Tour: With Lil Uzi, Playboi Carti. Wed., March 2, 8 p.m., $20. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Ruby Yacht Redguard Tour: With Milo, Sb the Moor, Chisme, Dad's Records. Sat., February 27, 9 p.m., $7. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Sabrewulf: With Ullatec, KRVSHR, Gyste, DDA, Bobtallica. Thu., March 10, 9 p.m., $6. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Santigold — We Buy Gold Tour: Mon., March 21, 7 p.m., $27.50-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Saturate: With Downfall 2012, Inner Image, Para Bellum. Sun., February 28, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Shake Russell, Michael Hearne, and Mike Roberts: Sat., March 19, 8:45 p.m., $20. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Shattered Sun: With Darkness Divided, Solomon, In One Breath, Viridian, Wanderers. Thu., February 25, 6 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Side Show: With Bogart, 4 Play., Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Sister Gypsies: Fri., February 19, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Sisters Morales: Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

Skullflower at Bad Ass Weekend IV: With Black Leather Jesus, Rusted Shut, Homopolice, Rosa Malign, Total Abuse, Indian Jewelry, Crawl, Cop Warmth, Onset/Rauh, DJ Future Blondes, Robert Disaro. Sat., Feb. 27, 7 p.m., $30. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Skyrocket!: Sat., March 19, 8 p.m., $15-$20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Slaid Cleaves: Sat., November 26, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Slingshot Dakota: With Middlechild, Valens, Since Always. Wed., April 13, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

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

SophiaV: With Under The Influence, Sons of Oil, Small Dog Syndrome, Rober F.S., Thu., February 18, 8 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Sophie Auster: With Lauren Marsh., Wed., March 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Sparky Parker: Fri., February 12, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Susan Gibson: Sat., March 5, 8:45 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Suzy Bogguss: Sun., February 14, 7:30 p.m., $98. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

The Temptations and The Four Tops: Sat., Nov. 5, 8:30 p.m., $49.50 to $69.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Terri Hendrix: With Lloyd Maines., Sat., February 13, 8:30 p.m., $24. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Jealous Creatures performs with Rat Boys and Cardboard Swords March 18 at Satellite.
Jealous Creatures performs with Rat Boys and Cardboard Swords March 18 at Satellite.
Photo courtesy of Jealous Creatures

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down: With the Seratones. Fri., April 22, 8 p.m., $15. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

The Noise Presents: Houston We Have a Problem Festival featuring NOFX: With Fenix Tx, Unwritten Law, NightVerses, toyGuitar. Sun., March 20, 2 p.m., $29.50-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Tianna Hall: Thu., February 18, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Tracy Byrd And Neal Mccoy: Sat., April 2, 7 p.m., $40-$75. Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin, Beaumont, 409-838-3435.

Twelve Years Driven: Sat., April 16, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Unknown Relatives: With Black Lodge, Cornish Game Hen, Total Nightmare. Wed., March 2, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

V-Day: With Professor Gall, The Bad Credit Band, Diamond Punch,, Erotic Poetry Open Mike. Sun., February 14, 7 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Valentine's Masquerade Ball: With A1Muzik Band, DR DJ. Sat., February 13, 7-11 p.m., $55. JW Event Center, 10438 Grant Rd., Houston, 281-995-4274.

Valerie Kuehne & the Wasps Nests: With Space City Lovers. Thu., February 11, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Vinyl Night with guest DJ Jason Sheehy: Wed., February 17, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Vinyl night with Mitch Cohen: Wed., February 24, 7-10 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Vinyl Ranch: Thu., February 25, 5-8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Vishal and Shekhar: Fri., April 8, 8:30 p.m., $30 to $50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Visionary Noise presents Wonderbitch: With Ganesha. Sat., February 27, 10 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Wednesday 13: With The Relapse Symphony, The Filthy Dead. Tue., May 17, 7:30 p.m., $13 to $16. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

What's It Fest: With King Huynh, Another Run, Catch Fever, Some Nerve, Agamemnon, Chase Hamblin. Fri., February 12, 7 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Will Downing and Lalah Hathaway: Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., $49.50 to $59.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Wrestlers (DJ set): Thu., February 18, 5-8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Yo Gotti: Sat., March 26, 9 p.m., $53.74 to $524.95. Ayva Center, 9371 Richmond, Houston, 832-236-0630.

Slaid Cleaves performs at McGonigel's Mucky Duck November 26.EXPAND
Slaid Cleaves performs at McGonigel's Mucky Duck November 26.

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