Upcoming: Billy Idol, Booker T. Jones, Diana Krall, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Janet Jackson, Thundercat, etc.

Billy Idol to perform at House of Blues on October 6.EXPAND
Billy Idol to perform at House of Blues on October 6.
Photo by Michael Muller.

25th Annual Houston International Jazz Festival: Fri., July 31, 5 p.m.; Sat., August 1, 7 p.m.; Sun., August 2, 11:30 a.m., $25 to $125. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Adam Carroll: Tue., September 22, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Afton Live: With Clarke Paige, Jay Radiant, NUKE15, Restless November, Ryan Adam Wells, The Mysterious Strangers. Sun., August 9, 6:30 p.m., $11. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Air1 Positive Hits Tour: With Crowder, Finding Favour, 3for3, NF., Sun., September 13, 7 p.m., $23.25. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Upcoming Events

Amy Black: Sun., September 27, 6 p.m., $20. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Analog Blitz: Thu., July 23, 6 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Annika Chambers Band: Sat., August 1, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Azonto: Wed., August 12, 9 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Bad Boyfriend: Wed., July 29, 4 p.m., Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881.

Bilal Oliver: Thu., September 3, 8 p.m., $20 to $45. Club Tequila, 8150 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-995-7477.

Billy Idol: Tue., October 6, 7 p.m., $49.50 to $79.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Booker T. Jones: Sun., October 4, 7:30 p.m., $98 to $138. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Bryan Shayne Band: Thu., July 23, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Buddy Brown: Sun., August 23, 7 p.m., $10. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Bummer Summer II: With Children of Pop, Mirror Kisses, George West, Andrew Lee (The Ton Tons). Sat., August 15, 8 p.m., Free to $5. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

California Guitar Trio: Fri., September 25, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Carolyn Wonderland: Fri., September 11, 8 p.m., $22 to $30. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Chatham County Line: Wed., October 14, 8 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Chris Lively: Fri., September 4, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Chubby Knuckle Choir: Thu., September 10, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Cody Canada & The Departed: With Mike McClure. Thu., September 3, 8 p.m., $20 to $35. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Dale Watson: Wed., August 26, 8 p.m., $15 to $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Davin James & the Bullnettle Band: Sat., August 22, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Deep Cuts: With Big Bill, Young Mammals, Mantra Love, Children of Pop (DJ Set). Fri., August 7, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Diana Krall: Fri., November 13, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $99.50. Theatre Under the Stars, 800 Bagby, Houston, 713-558-2600
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Disco Expressions: Fri., August 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Districts: With Sun Club., Thu., October 22, 9 p.m., $15. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

DJ Big E & DJ Black Slacks: Sat., July 25, 2 p.m., Free. Cactus Music (Record Ranch), 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

DJ X Karaoke: Mon., July 27, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 SW Freeway, TX 77477, Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Doublewide: Sat., September 5, 8 p.m., $3 to $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Electric Circus: With DJ Looney. Fri., July 31, 3 p.m., Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881.

The Emotions: Fri., July 31, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Encore: Fri., July 24, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

The Fab 5: Sat., August 1, 7 p.m., $10 to $20. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Falskye: Thu., July 30, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Fat Joe: With TKA, K7., Sun., September 6, 7 p.m., $25 to $45. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Fear Factory: With Before the Morning, Once Human, The Bloodline, Green As Emerald., Fri., August 28, 7:30 p.m., $18.50 to $22. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Fidelity Maxx: Thu., July 23, 4 p.m., Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881.

Fire Signs: With Pulpo, Bayou Vienna. Sat., September 5, 7 p.m., $25. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Flash Gordon Parks presents "This Thing We Do" Movie Screening: Sat., August 1, 7 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Florida Georgia Line: With Frankie Ballard, Thomas Rhett. Thu., August 20, 7:30 p.m., $24 to $58.75. Ford Park, 5115 Ih-10 S., Beaumont.

Foam Wonderland: Sat., October 3, 4 p.m., Free. Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford, Houston, 713-259-8000.

Fortunate Youth: With Stranger, Sensamotion., Fri., October 30, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Get Down Sunday Brunch: Sun., July 26, 1 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Get Loose: With Andy V, Luz., Thu., July 23, 10 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Gina Chavez: Thu., September 17, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Gio Chamba: Thu., August 13, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor: With Xylouris White. Wed., September 16, 8:30 p.m., $22 to $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Goodnight Summer Tour: With Deep Ella, The Soapbox Revolution, Potbelly, Joseph King Band. Fri., August 21, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Gorilla Battle of the Bands: Sun., August 16, 3:30 p.m., $8 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Granger Smith: With Earl Dibbles Jr. Fri., August 14, 10:45 p.m., TBA. Big Texas Dancehall And Saloon — Spring, 19959 Holzwarth, Spring, 281-353-8898.

Great Scott & The Almighties: Thu., August 27, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Guitar Shorty: Fri., September 18, 8:30 p.m., $20. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Hal Ketchum: Thu., July 23, 8:30 p.m., $78 to $118. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Holly Miranda: Tue., July 28, 5 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Home Free Vocal Band: Fri., October 16, 8 p.m., $27.50 to $125. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

IDT Band: With DJ Looney., Fri., July 24, 3 p.m.; Sat., July 25, 4 p.m., Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881.

Irish Session: Wed., July 29, 7:30 p.m., Free. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Janet Jackson: Unbreakable World Tour: Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., $51 to $1,000. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Jason Cassidy: Fri., July 24, 8:30 p.m., $20. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch: Sat., August 15, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Jesse Cook: Sat., October 17, 8 p.m., $32.50 to $45. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Joe Burlison: Sun., July 26, 9:30 a.m., Free. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Joe Ely: Sat., September 5, 8 p.m., $40. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

John Egan: Fri., August 28, 7 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

John Evans Band: Fri., July 24, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

The Joint Show Presented by Big Heart Sound: With NIKKHOO + Moongun, Black Kite + Pitter Patter, Kosé + Black Lodge, Genesis Blu + Colombo, MAX + Ghost Dinosaur. Sat., August 15, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Jon Wolfe: Fri., July 24, 10:45 p.m., $8 to $15. Big Texas Dancehall And Saloon — Spring, 19959 Holzwarth, Spring, 281-353-8898.

Josh Fuller: Fri., July 31, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Junior Brown: Sat., August 22, 8 p.m., $30 to $40. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Junior Gordon: Sat., July 25, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Kaos: With DJ Looney., Thu., July 30, 4 p.m., Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881.

Kathy Murray & the Kilowatts: Sat., August 29, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Khris Royal: With Jordan 'Chili Sauce' Donald., Thu., September 10, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Kidd Kidd: Sun., July 26, 9 p.m., $20 to $40. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Kraig Parker: With Royal Tribute Band., Sat., September 12, 8 p.m., $35 to $45. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Leo Party: Sat., August 15, 8 p.m., $3 to $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Like Monroe: With Whether, I, Amoretta, The Earth As We Know It, Four Bedroom Republic, Above Caelum. Thu., August 6, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $14. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Logan Locking: With Lessionread, Hakeem., Tue., July 28, 8 p.m., $3 to $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

madSons: Fri., November 6, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. The 19th Hole Grill & Bar, 202 Sawdust, Spring, 281-363-2574.

Maggic Koerner: Thu., October 1, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Main Street Crossing Young Artist Show: With Coulter Lee Brown, Corey David Hightower, Julia Gimblet, Benton Burnett. Tue., July 28, 8 p.m., $10. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Manaright Sounds: With DJ TDow., Wed., July 29, 9 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Melody DeBraux: Wed., July 29, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Mercury Moments: Sun., October 18, 7 p.m., TBA. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Metacrisis: With The Apollo Crows, The Raven Outlaw. Sat., August 1, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. The 19th Hole Grill & Bar, 202 Sawdust, Spring, 281-363-2574.

Metal Shop: Sat., September 5, 10 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Mobitz 2: Mon., July 27, 6 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Moses Guest: Sat., August 15, 7 p.m., $25. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Natalie Rose: Fri., September 4, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Nick Michael Taylor: Thu., July 30, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Night Drive: With Telephantom. Thu., August 20, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

The Nightowls: Fri., September 4, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Ozz: With Seventh Son., Sat., September 19, 10 p.m., $7 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Paper Moon Shiners: Thu., September 17, 8:30 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Parker McCollum: Thu., July 30, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Paul Thorn: Sat., August 29, 8:30 p.m., $68 to $108. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Pete Scobell: Wed., August 26, 8 p.m., $25. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Posse: Wed., July 29, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Raheem Devaughn & Leela James: Fri., November 6, 7 p.m., $29.50 to $55. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Rat Ranch: Sun., July 26, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Real Life Real Music Songwriters Camp Showcase: Sun., July 26, 6 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Redd Volkaert: Sun., September 13, 6 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Rising Fawn: With Merriment., Wed., August 26, 7 p.m., $12 to $17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Roxy Roca: Fri., July 31, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Say Girl Say: Sat., August 1, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: Wed., December 2, 8 p.m., $32.50. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys: Sat., August 8, 7 p.m., $25. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Sparky Parker Band: Free. Local Pour, 1952 W. Gray, Houston, 713-521-1881. Fri., August 28, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

The Spazmatics: Fri., August 21, 10:15 p.m.; Fri., September 18, 10:15 p.m., $12. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Steamers: Tue., July 28, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

The Suffers: With Bandulus, Guilla., Sat., August 22, 7 p.m.; Thu., December 31, 7 p.m., $18. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Tera Melos: Fri., August 21, 9 p.m., $13 to $15. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Texas Christian Music Association: Wed., September 16, 6 p.m., Free. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Thundercat: Thu., September 24, 8:30 p.m., $17 to $20. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Tiny Purple Fishes: Fri., August 21, 8 p.m., $3 to $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Tom McKinney's Showcase: Sun., August 9, 2:30 & 7 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Tommy Dardar: Fri., August 21, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Travis Tritt: Fri., September 18, 8 p.m., $35 to $50. Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin, Beaumont, 409-838-3435.

Tribute to James Brown & BB KIng: With Gerald Albright, Frank McComb, John Primer. Fri., July 31, 7 p.m., $40 to $75. Zum Barrel Tavern & Bier Garden, 13101 Kuykendahl, Houston.

Troublemaker: Sat., August 22, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. The 19th Hole Grill & Bar, 202 Sawdust, Spring, 281-363-2574.

Vacationer: With Great Good Fine Ok., Fri., September 25, 9 p.m., $12 to $14. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Vertigo: Sat., July 25, 8 p.m., Free. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., 281-277-9333.

Wade Bowen: Fri., August 14, 10:45 p.m., $15 to $20. Big Texas Dancehall & Saloon — Clear Lake, 803 NASA 1, Webster, 281-461-4400.

Will Play for Food Vol. 4: With Refinery Coast, The Aftervibe, Cassette Tape, Hardy & Co., Blackgrass Gospel, Indaskies, Second Lovers, An Author, A Poet, Gaby Veray, Tydings, To Whom It May, The Flamin' Hellcats, Fear The Poet, The Grizzly Band, Trigger Creek, Southbound 45, Charles Bryant. Sat., July 25, 6 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def: With D Risha, Rocko Steady, Waxaholics DJs., Thu., August 27, 8:30 p.m., $25 to $35. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Young Mammals: Sat., July 25, 4 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

The Yung Rich Nation Tour: With Migos, Og Maco., Wed., April 26, 7:30 p.m., $24.50 to $30. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Zane Williams: Fri., October 16, 10:45 p.m., $8 to $15. Big Texas Dancehall And Saloon — Spring, 19959 Holzwarth, Spring, 281-353-8898.


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