Upcoming: Bun B, CJ Ramone, Drake, Deerhoof, John Evans, Kansas, Meghan Trainor, New Edition, Razormaid, etc.

Drake performs with Future September 3 and 4 at Toyota Center.
Drake performs with Future September 3 and 4 at Toyota Center.

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

9th Street Stompers: With Skria Steel Trio. Tue., May 24, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Across The Atlantic: With Your Greatest Obsession, Supremacytx, Four Letter Language, Four Bedroom Republic, In One Breath, Burn Out Brighter, Anything Goes, Bearlios. Fri., May 6, 8 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Adam Bricks: Sat., April 30, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Upcoming Events

Aep: With Pattern Recognition, In Silence We Sleep. Sun., May 8, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Alyson Chayns: Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Antidote on Main Street: With DJ Mz Rico, DJ Charlee Brown. Thu., April 28, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Aramide: Fri., April 29, 9 p.m., $20. Zanzibar, 9003 Westheimer, Houston, 832-767-0040.

Arn Maiten: With Baron Von Bomblast, Cadillac to Mexico, The Dirty Seeds. Sat., June 25, 8 p.m., $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

An Author, A Poet: With A Midnight in Chicago, Backdrop Violet. Sat., May 7, 9 p.m., $7. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Axiom Quartet Presents "The Mischievous Muse": Sun., May 15, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25 to $100. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

Bas: With the Hics, Ron Gilmore, Cozz, Earthgang. Thu., June 9, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Bellringer: With Linus Pauling Quartet, Funeral Horse. Fri., May 20, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Black Ops: With Khobretti, KRVSHR, Vulgarnaut. Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Black Water Mountain: Sat., April 30, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Blood Fest: With Blood of an Outlaw, Apothica, Erase the Virus, Blood Between Us, In Prism, Await The Desolation, Opportunist, Andy Cortz, Jacob Wolf, Fibonacci, Jacob DeAlejandro. Sat., June 18, 5:30 p.m., $10 to $12. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Bottom Feeders: Wed., May 25, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Deerhoof performs August 14 at Walters Downtown.EXPAND
Deerhoof performs August 14 at Walters Downtown.

Broods: With Jarryd James. Mon., Aug. 29, 7 p.m., $20.50 to $24.50. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Bun B at Thursday Concerts presented by UHD: Thu., May 19, 7 p.m., Free. Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, 713-400-7336.

Cake Rangers: With The Dirty Seeds, Pyreship. Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $3 to $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Canvas People: With Golden Sombrero. Fri., April 29, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Carpet and the Drapes: With Ganesha, JVS Reel. Thu., May 5, 8:30 p.m., $5. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Cast Away Radio: With Never Quite the King, Restless November, Source Act, Something Different. Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Chopped Up Tulips: With BlackTop Junkies, Jason Bancroft & the Wealthy Beggars. Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Chris Cohen: With Rose Ette. Wed., May 25, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Chubby Knuckle Choir: Thu., May 26, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

CJ Ramone: With Broken Gold, Thrill. Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Clint Bracher: Fri., May 13, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

The Cocks: With Pig, En Esch. Sat., September 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Cody Jasper: With Robert Nathan Taylor, Philip Allan Zimmerle, Mike Wither. Fri., April 29, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Color Chemistry: With Beyond All Deception, Dreams Of Reality, Sugarball Express, Washed Up., Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Cowboys From Hellpaso: With Torrid Complex. Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Craig Gass: Fri., May 6, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., May 7, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $20. The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase, 11460 Fuqua. Ste. 300, Houston, 281-481-1188.

deadhorse: Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Death Valley Girls: With Massenger, Jealous Creatures. Sat., April 30, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Deerhoof: With Cowtown, Tele Novella. Sun., Aug. 14, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

New Edition performs June 30 at Arena Theatre.EXPAND
New Edition performs June 30 at Arena Theatre.

Different Beast: Sat., June 11, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

The DiMaggios: With Sparkle Motion, JamalRahal. Thu., May 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Distartica: With Demons & Dreams, Last Judgement, Stage the Massacre, Mezzanine. Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Distress Signal: With Gospel & the Wolf, Madrigal and the Valens. Tue., July 26, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Dolan Twins 4OU Tour: Sun., June 26, 7 p.m., $30. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Domo Genesis: Sat., June 11, 8 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Drake: With Future. September 3-4, 7 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Drake Vs Kanye (Tribute Party): Thu., July 14, 9 p.m., $16 to $19. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

"Dreams Can Come True, Music from The Little Mermaid: Thu., May 5, 7 p.m., Free to $20. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

The Earth As We Know It: With In The Trench, Bow Before Horus, Isonomist, Remnants of IzanagI., Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

The Fall of Troy: Fri., July 22, 7 p.m., $17 to $22. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Fantasia & Anthony Hamilton: Sun., June 12, 7:30 p.m., $49.50-$85. NRG Park - Main Street Yellow Lot, One NRG Park, Houston.

Fathers and Sons: With Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Colin Gilmore, Butch Hancock, Rory Hancock. Sat., June 18, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Fea: Sat., May 7, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Free Beer: With Winter's End., Sat., May 14, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Get Happy: Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Giant Kitty: With Sailor Poon, Ancient Gods., Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Givers: With Brass Bed., Tue., June 7, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Gnash: Sun., May 22, 7 p.m., $13. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

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

Rose Ette performs with Chris Cohen May 25 at Walters Downtown.
Rose Ette performs with Chris Cohen May 25 at Walters Downtown.
Photo by David Sackllah

Hour Band: With Jody Seabody & The Whirls. Fri., May 6, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

In Dying Arms: With Convictions, A Wake In Providence, Phantoms. Wed., May 4, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Jay Shale: Thu., July 21, 7 p.m., $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Jeremy O’Bannon: Sat., June 4, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Joe Ely: With Jeff Plankenhorn. Sat., May 14, 8:30 p.m., $68 to $108. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

John Evans: Sat., May 14, 7:30 p.m., $15. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Josh Kelley: Sun., May 1, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Kansas: Fri., October 14, 8 p.m., $46-$126. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Keb' Mo': Sat., October 22, 8 p.m., $29-$55. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-2255.

Kingdom of the Holy Sun: With Mantra Love, Mother Ghost. Mon., May 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

La Pista: With Spettro, Bobby Blyss. Sat., April 30, 10 p.m., TBA. Pure Houston, 505 Main, Houston.

Low Key Weekly: Sat., May 14, 2 p.m., Free. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

Lourdes Pérez and May Nasr: Sat., May 7, 7 p.m., $20/$15/$10 (students and seniors). Meca, 1900 Kane, Houston, 713-802-9370.

Lucas Jack: Thu., June 16, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mando Saenz: Fri., June 3, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mandolin Orange: Fri., June 3, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Marcos Varela: Tue., May 10, 8 p.m., TBA. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mariana Frias: With Bj Stewart, Blake Bidigare, Justin Gutierrez, Savannah Hines. Thu., April 28, 8 p.m., $5. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Matt Andersen: With Lee Harvey Osmond. Sat., May 7, 8:30 p.m., $12. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Meat Beat Manifesto: With Clock DVA, Underground Netwerk Intelligence. Sat., October 1, 8 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Bun B performs at Discovery Green May 19.
Bun B performs at Discovery Green May 19.
Photo by Marco Torres

Meghan Trainor: Fri., July 29, 7 p.m., $29.50 to $59.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

The Merry Men: With Dustin Prinz., Tue., May 3, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

MNYNMS: With FM Attack, Nite, Hydra Melody. Thu., April 28, 7 p.m., $8. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Monk-One: With Noey Lopez, Patrick Drew, Brotha Jibril, Mr. Bristle. Thu., May 26, 9 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Moths: With B L A C K I E, Gillian Carter, Mouthing, Ruiners. Sun., May 29, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Moze Pray: With Fantasy Ritual, The Wiggins, Tearful Moon. Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Muhammadali: With 404 Not Found. Thu., May 12, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Nandas: With The World, Sexpill., Wed., May 11, 9 p.m., $7. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Nature Boys: Thu., May 26, 7 p.m., TBA. Houston House of Creeps, 807 Williams, Houston.

New Edition: Thu., June 30, 8 p.m., $99.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Nihil: With Mind Kill, Sketch//Driven, Numb Generation., Wed., May 11, 7 p.m., $7. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

No Dry County: With Chance Anderson Band. Sat., May 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Noi!se: With The Broadsiders, Concrete Elite, Thug Boots. Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Noose, A Tribute to A Perfect Circle: With Alyson Chayns, Greedy Fly. Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Obi&Orosco: Thu., April 28, 9 p.m., Free. Arlo's Ballroom, 2119 Leeland, Houston.

On Broadways: Fri., May 20, 7:30-9 p.m., $20 Adult; $10 children 12 and under. Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, 800 Bagby, Houston, 713-315-2525.

Orezi: Sat., May 21, 9 p.m., $30. Zanzibar, 9003 Westheimer, Houston, 832-767-0040.

Parquet Courts: With Video. Mon., May 2, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Privilege Abuse: With Wildspeaker, Rapid Face, Some Nerve, Substance, Saint Crusher. Sun., July 17, 8 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Muhammadali performs with 404 Not Found May 12 at Super Happy Fun Land.
Muhammadali performs with 404 Not Found May 12 at Super Happy Fun Land.
Muhammadali photo courtesy of the band

Purapharm: With Madisons, Jealous Creatures, Dominick Sotis. Sat., May 14, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Razormaid: Sat., Aug. 6, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Really Dabbin': With 2Stoned, LilSicc. Thu., April 28, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Club Riddims, 8220 W. Bellfort, Houston, 713-779-0033.

Roar: With B L A C K I E, Mannequin Mishap, Mouthing. Sat., April 30, 8 p.m., $10. Nu Gruuves, 4102 Broadway, Galveston, 409-601-4213.

Robby Krieger of The Doors: Fri., June 10, 8 p.m., $30 to $35. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Satanic Overlords of Rock N Roll: With The Burns, Hell's Engine, Screech of Death, The Bang Shifts. Fri., May 13, 8:30 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys: With Sugarball Express. Fri., June 10, 9 p.m., $5 to $7. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Sem Hastro: With The Pessimists, Existencia. Tue., May 10, 10 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

SirMice: With Nicole Starch and Torpedoed Heart,Kimi Kent, Summer Ashly. Fri., May 13, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Steve Cox's Beard: With The Rest of the Guys. Sat., May 7, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Sunny Sweeney and Brennen Leigh: Thu., June 16, 7 p.m., $23 to $25. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Texas Gulf Coast Arts Festival: May 13-15, 4 p.m., Free. The Center for the Arts & Sciences, 400 College, Clute, 979-265-7661.

Texas Taco Music Fest: Sat., April 30, 12-9 p.m. 2600 Navigation, Houston, 713-926-3305.

Tha Lady D and Band: Sat., May 7, 4 p.m., Free. Nomi's Bar and Grill, 8926b Scott, Houston.

The Dan Band: Fri., June 24, 7 p.m., $20-$25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Tim Schultz: With Karia Duplantis, Ben Jackson, Kris Adkins, Tim Mathis., Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Trapt: With The Apostles., Fri., April 29, 7 p.m.-2 a.m., $30 Door. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, Dickinson, 281-339-2600.

Venom Inc: With Necrophagia, Peasant, God Fearing Fuck. Wed., June 29, 7 p.m., $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Vinyl Night with Kristy Loye: Wed., May 4, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Meat Beat Manifesto performs at Numbers October 1.EXPAND
Meat Beat Manifesto performs at Numbers October 1.

Warrior Chapa and the Tribe: Sat., May 21, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Wayne "The Train" Hancock: With Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys., Fri., Aug. 5, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

We Gave It Hell: With Devil In The Details, Seconds Ago. Mon., June 6, 7 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Whatever Forever: Under The Sea: Free. Etro Lounge, 1424 Westheimer, Houston, 713-529-3449.

Wheeler Walker Jr.: Sat., June 18, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Written Hearts: With Your Greatest Obsession, Four Bedroom Republic, Imperial Affliction, In One Breath, Relive The Crisis, Suicidal Impulse., Fri., April 29, 5:15 p.m., Free. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

XDELOREANx: Mon., Aug. 1, 7 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.


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