Upcoming: Boz Boorer, Dick Dale, Il Divo, Lita Ford, Pat Benatar, Tech N9NE, The Tontons, Wanda Jackson, etc.

The Tontons perform New Year's Eve at the Wortham Theater Center.
The Tontons perform New Year's Eve at the Wortham Theater Center.

NOTE: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

404 Not Found: With Illicit Relationship. Tue., January 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

6400 Reunion Party 2016: Sat., February 27, 9 p.m., $10. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

AR*V presents Worst Nightmare: With Heavy,the Bluebird, Theory, Sid & Run Ct, Yung Svnny G, K-xtic, Kosi the Trill, Derek Prophet, Yung Trvplord. Sat., February 13, 8:30 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Upcoming Events

Atmosphere: Thu., February 25, 8 p.m., $25-$30. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Autograf: Sat., January 2, 10 p.m., $10 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

The B-52's New Year's Eve: With The Ton Tons., Thu., December 31, 7 p.m., Free. Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston, 713-237-1439.

Babel Fishh: With Havoc Wagon, Height Keech, Gavin Riley Smoke Machine. Tue., January 12, 8 p.m., $3. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Ballyhoo!: With Resinated., Sun., February 14, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $13. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Beaumonts: With Hard Luck Revival, Jason James. Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys: Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Bitchin' Bajas: With Garden Medium, Papier Blanc. Sun., January 3, 8 p.m., $8. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Black Market Tragedy: With Cannibalistic Pineapples, Deaf Angel, Para Bellum, Black Market Tragedy. Sat., January 23, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Bloodshot Bill: Thu., February 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Bongzilla: With Black Cobra, Lo-Pan. Sun., March 20, 7 p.m., $15 to 20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Boz Boorer: With Rockin' Lloyd Tripp, Felipe Galvan, Big E, Ray Farahani. Sat., January 23, 9 p.m., $15. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Breaking Benjamin "Unplugged": Sun., January 17, 7 p.m., $35-$50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Broken Spokes: Thu., January 7, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Bryson Tiller — T R A P S O U L Tour: Sun., February 7, 7 p.m., $32.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Dick Dale performs May 14 at the Continental Club.EXPAND
Dick Dale performs May 14 at the Continental Club.

Buster Whilaby & The Gimp: With E=McFun, Hollie Frye. Thu., January 21, 9:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Chon: With Strawberry Girls, Polyphia. Sat., April 9, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Chubby Carrier: Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Cody Canada and the Departed: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Come And Take It Comedy Takeover: With Broken Lizard Group (cast of Super Troopers), Eugene Mirman, Eric Andre, Brian Posehn, Ron Funches, Kyle Kinane, Clayton English. February 20-21, 4:30 p.m., $69 to $125. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Dear John — Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman sing the music of John Hartford: Tue., January 5, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

DEATHOFALL Festival: With Spazztic Blurr, Birth A.D., Paegan, Black Hole Caravan, Ayasoltec, The Blood Royale, Diminished. Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Dellacoma: With Hold On Hollywood, Anything Goes, Rainchild, Hello Planet. Fri., February 5, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Dennis Dotson Quartet with Peggy Stern: Fri., January 29, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

Desert of the Real album release party: With Jaffer Khan., Fri., January 1, 8 p.m., Free. The Vanguard Performing Arts, 7115 Harrisburg, Houston.

Destroyer of Light: With the Dirty Seeds. Fri., January 22, 9 p.m., $10. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Dirtybird presents Bill & Will's Excellent Adventure: With Billy Kenny, Will Clark. Thu., March 3, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

DJ Tempty: Sat., January 2, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Electric Six: With Parlour Tricks., Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

Epic Death: With Chaotic Justice, Bag of Tricks, Budstreem., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Eventus Presents: Gilberto Santa Rosa and Jorge Celdon: Sun., February 14, 8 p.m., $45 to $180. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Father Mountain: With Middle Child, AK'Chamel, El Lago. Tue., January 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Felipe Galvan: Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Filthy Young Impalers: With Bow Before Horus, The Earth As We Know It, Remnants of IzanagI. Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Flow Tribe: Thu., January 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Il Divo performs at the Revention Music Center October 29.EXPAND
Il Divo performs at the Revention Music Center October 29.

Fox Parlor: With The Wheel Workers, Muddy Belle. Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Full Throttle presents Astoryia: With Justin Nava, Chris Hardy, Jordan Tyding. Wed., January 13, 9 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Full Throttle presents Demoted to the Grave: With Virulent, Samantha Simons. Thu., January 7, 9 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Full Throttle presents Von Noir: With the New Offenders. Wed., January 27, 8 p.m., $5. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Garden Medium album release: With Carl. Sun., February 7, 7 p.m., $5. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.

Gracie Chavez: Fri., January 1, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

GridSquid: With Feral the Earthworm. Virgil Wolfe. Calamity aka Sinc1, Chris Lopez. Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

HTX INDIE FEST 2: With Mike Checc, Keek, Lilly, Austin Mata, Khayno, Yung Josh, Imani' Scott, Nicotine, Th3 Reason, Ruben Devill, BDeaux, Camino Kent, Chief Aleel, Slight Team, Dnawll X Johnny, Dirty & Nasty. Sat., January 2, 7 p.m., $10 to $25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Il Divo - Amor & Pasion: With Il Divo., Sat., October 29, 8 p.m., $65 to $315. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

In the Heights: starting January 22, and Fridays, Saturdays, 7-9:45 p.m. Continues through January 30, $8-$15. The Austin Playhouse, Stephen F. Austin HS, Fort Bend ISD, 3434 Pheasant Creek Drive, Sugar Land, 281-634-2000.

Infected Mushroom: Fri., January 22, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Inside Voices: With Public Speaking, Thief and the Architect. Wed., January 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

James Francies and Kinetic: Sat., January 2, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

Jeremy Olander: Fri., March 11, 10 p.m., $10 to $13. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Jessica Lea Mayfield: Thu., February 11, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

JetNYE2016: With Spettro, Joe Dismal, Amanda Robinson, Bjorn Larsen, Marcus Starkist, Dan Sing, Henry Chow. Thu., December 31, 9 p.m., $5 to $10. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

Jetspeed Productions Presents Dick Dale: Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., $35 to $40. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

John Koozin Quartet feat. Hattie Simon: Fri., January 8, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

Kinda Super Disco feat. &ME and Keinemusik: With Josh Dupont, James Reed. Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., $10. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Kinda Super Disco NYE with Walker & Royce: Shea Delany, Chris Mitchell, Josh Dupont, James Reed. Thu., December 31, 8 p.m., $20. Leon's Lounge, 1006 McGowen, Houston, 713-659-5366.

Lita Ford performs at BFE Rock Club February 12.EXPAND
Lita Ford performs at BFE Rock Club February 12.

Kirk Franklin: Mon., April 11, 7:30 p.m., $30 to $145. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Knights of the Fire Kingdom: With Get a Life., Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Kontrol: With XLO, Third World TV. Fri., January 15, 10 p.m., TBA. The Boulevardier, 410 Main, Houston.

Kool and Together: With Heights Funk Collective, A Fistful of Soul. Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

La Urss: Fri., April 15, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Lincoln Durham: Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Lita Ford: With Daylight Down, The Band Hennessy, 72down. Fri., February 12, 8 p.m., $25. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Love & Laughter Tour 2016 With Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly: Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., $35-$75. Beaumont Civic Center, 701 Main, Beaumont, Beaumont, 409-838-3435.

Maceo Plex: Fri., February 5, 9 p.m., $25 to $40. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

Manifesto: With Demonic Hen. Wed., January 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Mantra Love: With The Orange, Mind Shrine. Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Max Stalling: Fri., January 15, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mega Bog: With AK'Chamel, Bastard Mysticism. Sat., February 6, 7 p.m., $3 to $5. Bruja Mansion, 2275 Des Jardines, Houston.

Melissa Ragsdale Darragh: Thu., January 7, 5 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

MFAH Mixed Media: With King Britt, DJ Sun, Josh DuPont. Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $18 to $20. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-639-7300.

Michael Che: Thu., January 7, 8 p.m., $18 to $22. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Mike Stinson with Pamela des Barres: Sat., January 9, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mike Wheeler, Woody Witt, David Craig, and Daniel Dufour: Fri., January 15, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

Mojave Red: With Bantam Foxes, 10000 Chiefs Under the Sea. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Montrose First Saturdays: With GRRL Parts DJs, Children of Pop, Andy V. Sat., January 2, 12-6 p.m., Free. Royal Oak Bar & Grill, 1318 Westheimer, Houston, 281-974-4752.

Tech N9NE performs April 2 at Warehouse Live.
Tech N9NE performs April 2 at Warehouse Live.

Motograter: Fri., March 11, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Mystery Loves Company: With Ellis Easley, Grifters & Shills, Tin Floor. Fri., January 22, 9 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

New Year's Eve Masquerade Concert & Party Featuring ECHOrchestra: Thu., December 31, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., $30 to $135. Holiday Inn Houston West-Energy Corridor, 1112 Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, 281-679-6900.

Nick Gaitan: Fri., January 1, 9 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

NITIN: With Cirque Noir featuring Bart Lee. Sat., January 2, 10 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

NYE 2015 w/ House Music Originator: Jesse Saunders: With DJ Sun, J Salaam., Thu., December 31, 9 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

NYE at the Red Light Room: With Josiah Gabriel, Goombotic, Grimm Bleak., Thu., December 31, 10 p.m., $10. Red Light Room, 711 Main, Houston.

One Eyed Doll: With Eyes Set to Kill, Open Your Eyes., Tue., April 19, 8 p.m., $11 to $14. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

One Love Reggae & World Beat Music Festival: Sat., March 26, noon, $8 to $12. Texas Camp Grounds, 6848 Almeda-Genoa, Houston.

OZZ - A Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne: Sat., April 2, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: We Live For Love Tour: Wed., February 24, 7 p.m., $35-$95. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Perfect Strangers: With Judith Priest. Sat., January 9, 7 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Pierce Fulton: With Keelan F'Oreal, Jeremy Knight., Sat., February 13, 7 p.m., $11.54. Proof Rooftop Lounge, 2600 Travis, Houston, 832-767-0513.

P.O.D.: With Dead Letter Circus, War of Ages., Thu., February 4, 7:30 p.m., $26 to $30. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Quantum Mechanics: Fri., January 22, 9 p.m., $10. Sat., January 23, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

R E K L I N E R featuring VIRGINIA: Sat., March 5, 10 p.m., TBA. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

Radio Birds: Sun., March 20, 7 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Red Raptor presents Bear Lios: With DW, The Rest of the Guys, Mr AyoKay. Thu., January 7, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Robert DeLong: Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., $16 to $18. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Saintseneca: With Des Ark. Thu., January 21, 8 p.m., $12. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Wanda Jackson performs at the Continental Club February 19.EXPAND
Wanda Jackson performs at the Continental Club February 19.

Saliva: With Saturate., Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Save the Fire: With Alyssa May, Director Wolf, Andy Cortez. Thu., January 28, 7:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Seldom: With Seldom, Black Kennedy. Thu., January 28, 9:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Sex Knuckle: With Brumes, Hound, Spacebear. Sun., January 24, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Shade: Sat., January 2, 8 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

The Shift: Fri., March 18, 6 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Songwriter Sixer: With Matt Harlan, Brant Croucher, Jimmy Pizzitola, Sara Van Buskirk, Charles Bryant, Brad Boyer, Charlie Harrison., Tue., January 19, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Steve Moakler: Thu., March 31, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

SugarHill presents: Jawwaad, Black Kite, Guilla, Dollie Barnes, Catch Fever: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Suicidal Impulse: With Riverwitch, Knocturnal Maddness., Thu., January 14, 9:30 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Tech N9NE: With Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, Mayday!, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru. Sat., April 2, 8 p.m., $27 to $40. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

The Million Dollar Quartet: Tue., February 16, 8 p.m., $32.50-$55. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Thieving Birds: Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Transcontinental Variety Show: With Krish Moran, Liss Victory, Band of Jypsys, Galaxy Hotel. Tue., January 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Visionary Noise presents Blood Between Us: Sat., January 9, 9 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Visionary Noise presents Jeremy Carswell: Sat., January 23, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Visionary Noise presents Optimystic: With The Rest of The Guys, The Fieldtrip. Sat., January 9, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Vodi featuring Tom Lynch: With Phillip Zimmerle, West Without, Watchers. Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Wanda Jackson: Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Pat Benatar performs February 24 at House of Blues.EXPAND
Pat Benatar performs February 24 at House of Blues.

Will Van Horn: Tue., January 5, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Winter's End: With Victim., Sat., January 30, 9:30 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Woody Witt: Fri., January 1, 9 p.m., $10. Cezanne Jazz Club, 4100 Montrose, Houston, 713-522-9621.

Xavier Wulf: With Chris Travis, Black Smurf, Idkjeffery, Ta$$., Thu., January 14, 8 p.m., $25 to $30. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.


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