Upcoming: Black Sabbath, Elvis Costello, Fea, Eric Johnson, Kongos, Maxo Kream, Private Excitement, Rodney Crowell, etc.

Black Sabbath performs November 10 at the Toyota Center.
Black Sabbath performs November 10 at the Toyota Center.
Photo by Groovehouse

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

40 Below Summer: With Serosia, Twelve Years Driven, 72down, MadSons, Black Standard. Fri., August 26, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Adema: With The Apostles, The Return of Sol34, Devil's Adversary, Intrapulse, Burning Winter. Sat., August 6, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Al Staehely: Tue., August 2, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Upcoming Events

Belanova: Wed., July 13, 8 p.m., $25 to $45. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Belting For Nosh: With March and Beauty, The Optimystic, Jeremy Carswell. Sat., July 23, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Bill Kirchen: Sat., October 29, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Black Sabbath: With Rival Sons. Thu., November 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Black Tiger Sex Machine: Thu., August 18, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Bonnie Bishop: Tue., July 5, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Broken Valor: With Vox Vocis, Para Bellum, Anova Skyway. Fri., July 8, 9 p.m., $7 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Buena Vista Social Club presents: With Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa. Wed., August 17, 7 p.m., $40 to $65. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Comedian Darryl Lenox: Fri., June 17, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., June 18, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $16. The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase, 11460 Fuqua, Ste. 300, Houston, 281-481-1188.

Corey Paul: With Frontline Movement. Sat., July 16, 6:30-10:30 p.m., $20. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Daisyhead: With Secret Stuff, Sundressed. Tue., August 16, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Daydream Tour featuring Jonah Marais and Sebastian Olzanski: Sat., July 23, 2 p.m., $15 to $79. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

deadhorse: With Pinche Gringos, Madsons, Confused. Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Death Cab For Cutie: Tue., September 13, 8 p.m., $35. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Deftunes: With Metallize, Rock Republic, Kickmotor, Treason. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., $6 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Dem: With Los Dientes. Wed., June 22, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Maxo Kream performs July 7 at the Studio @ Warehouse Live.
Maxo Kream performs July 7 at the Studio @ Warehouse Live.
Photo by Marco Torres

Destination: Danger Zone: With The Eleventh Key, Beyond Oblivion, The Lesser Evil, Ominous Necro, The Sight of Impact. Fri., August 5, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Devil Makes Three: Sat., January 14, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

DJ XO: Thu., June 30, 8 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Drop Out Vegas: With Children of Pop, Whale Bones. Sat., July 16, 7 p.m., $7 to $8. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Dzeko & Torres: Sat., July 16, 9 p.m., $10 to $18. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

East Cameron Folkcore: With Alex Riddle. Wed., June 22, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.
Eden: Sun., September 25, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

El Ten Eleven: With Bayonne. Sat., October 29, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Emily Gimble: Fri., August 5, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

End Hip End It: With Radio Moscow, Wo Fat, The Well, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Los Skarnales, Amplified Heat, Eric Tessmer, The Warplanes, Vanilla Whale, Chase Hamblin, Ganesha, Muddy Belle,, The Infamists, Sik Mule, Colonial Blue. Sat., October 22, 5 p.m., TBA. Old Town Spring, 403 Main, Spring, 281-353-9310.

Eric Johnson: Sun., August 14, 7 p.m., $27.50-$55. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Fea: With Talk Sick Brats, Giant Kitty, The Turnaways. Fri., July 15, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Four Letter Language: With Punk Rock Project. Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Review: Tue., July 26, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Gemini Syndrome: With Stitched up Heart, 9 Electric., Sat., August 13, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Green River Ordinance: Fri., June 24, 7 p.m., $17 to $20. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Greg Trooper: Fri., October 21, 7:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Handsomebeast: With Grisbee. Tue., July 5, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

HeartByrne: Sat., July 23, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Fea performs at Walter's Downtown July 15.
Fea performs at Walter's Downtown July 15.

Hennypalooza: With Austin Millz, Mekdot. Sat., October 29, 5 p.m., $50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Ian Moore: Fri., December 2, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Infamists: With The Schisms, Ganesha, Vanilla Whale., Fri., July 8, 8 p.m., $10. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Jenny Parrott and the Meatloaf Spaceship: Tue., June 28, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

John Evans: Fri., December 23, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Johnny Rivers: Sat., July 2, 8:30 p.m., Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, 281-823-9103.

Jon McLaughlin: With Marc Scibilia, Brad Ray. Fri., October 7, 7 p.m., $17 to $22. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Just a Dream: With Halogen. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

King Finn: With Catch Fever. Fri., June 17, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

King Lil G: Fri., July 15, 7:30 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Kongos: With The Joy Formidable. Fri., October 21, 8:30 p.m., $24 to $100. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires: With Silver Blueberry, Total Nightmare. Thu., June 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Little Terry & the Blues Birds: Fri., June 24, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Lukas Graham: Thu., January 12, 7 p.m., $27.95-$37.95. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Madeline Edwards & Caleb Cameron: Sat., July 2, 6-10 p.m., $15 to $35. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Mark Sultan BBQ: With Frog Hair, Andy Human & the Reptoids. Thu., August 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Matchsticks: Sat., June 18, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Max Stalling: Fri., August 12, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Maxo Kream: Thu., July 7, 9 p.m., $15 to $40. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Metal Shop: Sat., July 9, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Private Excitement performs at the Nightingale Room June 21.
Private Excitement performs at the Nightingale Room June 21.
Photo by Jay Tovar.

Morgan McKay: Fri., June 17, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugarland, 281-240-3474.

Nathan Quick: With Colonial Blue. Fri., June 24, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

The Neptune Collective: With Ganesha, Inzurgo, JVS Reel., Fri., June 24, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

New Madrid: Mon., June 27, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

North America Youth Chinese Orchestra Performance: Sat., July 9, 2-3 p.m., Free. Fort Bend County Libraries — University Branch, 14010 University, Sugar Land, 281-633-5100.

O'Kingdom: With Ira Hill, End Game, Privilege Abuse, Numb Generation. Sun., July 3, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

On An On: With Young Mammals. Thu., July 14, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Outline In Color: With It Lives, It Breathes, Four Letter Language, Astoryia, Angel Siren. Sun., July 10, 6:30 p.m., $10 to $12. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Parasites: Sun., October 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Phantom Arcade: With Positive Disturbance. Wed., June 29, 10 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Pouya: With Germ, Ramirez, Shakewell. Fri., July 22, 9:30 p.m., $22 to $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Prism Tats: Sun., June 19, 6 p.m., $8 to $11. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Private Excitement: With Ill Faded, Fat Tony, Life Begins at Midnight. Tue., June 21, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Q And A: Thu., October 27, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Rebirth Brass Band: With John Papa Gros. Thu., June 30, 8:30 p.m., $18 to $22. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Rhye: With Baio. Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., $23 to $27. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Rock the Row: starting July 7 and Thursdays 7-9 p.m. through August 25, Free. Hughes Landing Restaurant Row Outdoor Amphitheater, 1900 Hughes Landing, Suite 500, The Woodlands, 281-210-3800.

Rocky Votolato: With Chris Staples. Thu., September 22, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Rodney Crowell: Fri., October 14, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $40 to $45. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Slipknot's performance at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with Marilyn Manson has been rescheduled for August 26.
Slipknot's performance at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with Marilyn Manson has been rescheduled for August 26.
Photo by Jack Gorman

Ryan Beaver: With Dalton Domino. Thu., July 28, 8 p.m., $10 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Ryan Bingham and Brian Fallon & the Crowes: Sat., September 17, 8 p.m., $30-$45. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Saturate: With The Hectic, Apothica, Lost Cause. Fri., July 22, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Scare Don't Fear: With Kissing Candice. Sun., August 7, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Sean Richards: Sat., June 25, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood/Sugar Land, 16549 Southwest Fwy., Sugar Land, 281-240-3474.

Seedless: Sat., October 15, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Shake Russell and Michael Hearne: Sat., August 20, 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Shaving Susie: With Orr, Tode, Chaotic Justice. Sun., July 3, 8 p.m., Free. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Sherita Perez: With John Egan., Fri., July 1, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Skip Hobbie: With Duo Contra, Stef White., Sun., July 10, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Slipknot: With Marilyn Manson, Of Mice and Men. Fri., August 26, 8 p.m., $30 to $70. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Southern Slang: Sat., June 25, 9:30 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Straight No Chaser: I'll Have Another — 20th Anniversary Tour: Sun., October 30, 2 p.m., $39.50 to $59.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Strap On Halo: With DJ Delphine Coma. Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Summer Fest: With 12 Gauge Awakening, Black Hole Caravan, Knocturnal Maddness, Beyond Oblivion, Dunamis, Joey & the Wires, Ominous Necro, Soul Regression, Von Noir. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Summer Sounds on the Plaza - Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl: Fri., June 24, 7 p.m., $10. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross, Houston, 713-622-5710.

Summer Sounds on the Plaza - Walagante: Thu., July 14, 7 p.m., $10. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross, Houston, 713-622-5710.

Summer Sounds on the Plaza - Wayanay Inka: Thu., August 11, 7 p.m., $10. Rothko Chapel, 1409 Sul Ross, Houston, 713-622-5710.

Death Cab For Cutie performs September 13 at Revention Music Center.
Death Cab For Cutie performs September 13 at Revention Music Center.
Photo by Marc Brubaker

Sunday Showcase: On Stage @ George Memorial Library: Sun., July 10, 2-3 p.m.; Sun., July 24, 2-3 p.m., Free. Fort Bend County Libraries — George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond, 281-342-4455.

Sunny Sweeney & Heather Morgan: Thu., July 21, 7 p.m., $23 to $25. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Tartar Control: Thu., July 14, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Texas Johnny Boy: Tue., June 21, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Head & the Heart: With Declan McKenna. Thu., October 27, 6:30 & 7 p.m., $34.50 to $39.50. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Nirvana Experience: Sat., July 9, 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Those Poor Serfs: Fri., June 24, 9:30 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Thousand Foot Krutch: With Adelita's Way, Smashing Satellites, 3 Pill Morning. Wed., August 17, 7:30 p.m., $21 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Through the Roots: With The High Mile, Ocean Roots. Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

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

Elvis Costello performs solo at Revention Music Center October 14.EXPAND
Elvis Costello performs solo at Revention Music Center October 14.

Udo Dirkschneider: With Serpent Attack. Sat., January 28, 8 p.m., $27.5 to $65. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Uncle Lucius: Sat., September 24, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Virgil Wolfe: With Sid of Arc, Grid Squid Entertainment, Jonathan Brown Music, Voodoo Boogaloo. Fri., July 1, 9 p.m., $5 to $10. The Springbok, 711 Main, Houston, 818-201-6979.

Waterway Nights: starting June 11, and Saturdays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through June 26, Free. Woodlands Waterway Square, 31 Waterway Square Pl, The Woodlands, 281-770-1128.

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

William Clark Green: Fri., July 8, 7 p.m., $12 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Wood and Wire: Fri., August 5, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Xanadudes: With Now We Are Here, DJ Damon Allen. Fri., June 17, 9:30 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

The Young Souls Tour: With Myka Relocate, Light Up the Sky, Out Came the Wolves. Sun., July 10, 6 p.m., $12 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Eric Johnson performs at House of Blues August 14.EXPAND
Eric Johnson performs at House of Blues August 14.

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