PJ Harvey performs April 29 at Revention Music Center.EXPAND
PJ Harvey performs April 29 at Revention Music Center.

Upcoming: Gladys Knight, The Growlers, Joshua Redman, Lil Wayne, Neil Diamond, PJ Harvey, Taylor Swift, etc.

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

22nd Annual 30footfall X Mas: With Days N Daze, Frog Hair, Idiginis, DJ Damon Allen, Revels, The Cops., Sun., December 25, 8 p.m., $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

AFI: With Nothing, Souvenirs. Mon., February 13, 7 p.m., $26 to $28. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Ambient 2: With More Eaze, Tee Vee, Hedrick & Murland, Fashionweek. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Andrew Duhon: Thu., February 16, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Andy Shauf: With Julia Jacklin. Sat., May 6, 7:30 p.m., $13 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Arturo Sandoval: Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $37.50 to $67.50. Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston.

Avgvstine: With Kirby Guidry. Fri., January 6, 8:30 p.m., $10 to $50. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Barbra & Frank: With Sharon Owens, Sebastian Anzaldo. Fri., February 17, 8 p.m., $35-$65. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash, Stafford.

The Bayou Saints: With Buenos Diaz. Sun., December 18, 7 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Bluebonnets: Sat., February 25, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre: Tue., March 7, 7 p.m., $20 to $25. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Briokids: 518 Xmas Party: Mon., December 26, 8 p.m., $5. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Bryan Anthony and the Gentlemen's Club: Sun., December 18, noon, Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

C + C Music Factory: Thu., January 26, 8 p.m., $10. Proof Rooftop Lounge, 2600 Travis, Houston, 832-767-0513.

Chad Valley: With Computer Magic, Children of Pop., Wed., February 8, 7 p.m., $12 to $16. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Chase Jordan Trio: Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Christian Tetzlaff & Lars Vogt: Thu., February 16, 8 p.m., $42.50 to $72.50. Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston.

Christworm: With KRVSHR, Sleeping Ancient. Thu., December 15, 8 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Coathangers: Wed., February 8, 6 p.m., $12 to $16. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Dan + Shay: Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Lil Wayne performs February 4 at the Ayva Center with his celebrity friends.
Lil Wayne performs February 4 at the Ayva Center with his celebrity friends.
Photo by Brandon K. Hernsberger

Dan Layus: Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $22 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Darude: Sat., January 14, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Deep Cuts: Sat., January 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

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

Destroying Texas Fest 13: With Impurity, Profanatica, Cianide, Black Witchery,, Anialator, Funeral Nation, Nyogthaeblisz from Hell Paso, Communion, Kill, Possession, Sheol, Volahn, Khthoniik Cerviiks, Sacrificial Blood, Putrisect., June 30-July 1, 6 p.m., $90. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Don Diablo: Sat., February 25, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Dylan LeBlanc: With Motel Radio., Sun., January 22, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Electric Guest: Sun., March 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $16. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Elias String Quartet: Tue., January 31, 7:30 p.m., $60. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, 713-525-9400.

Eliza Rickman: With Two Star Symphony., Sun., January 29, 4 p.m., $10. 14 Pews, 800 Aurora, Houston, 281-888-9677.

Eric Daino: With Madaline, Up Dog., Sat., December 17, 8 p.m., $7. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Eric Lindell: Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $20 to $28. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

Ferry Tayle: Fri., January 20, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Friday the 13th: With Jon Plus, Carlos Pozo, DJ Nursic, About This Product., Fri., January 13, 9 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Geoff Tate: Thu., February 2, 8 p.m., $22 to $160. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

George West: Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., $5. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

Gladys Knight: Sat., April 1, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, 713-988-1020.

Taylor Swift performs at Club Nomadic February 4.
Taylor Swift performs at Club Nomadic February 4.
Photo by Jack Gorman

Grand Old Grizzly: With Charlie Harrison and the Regrets. Sun., December 25, 9 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

The Growlers: Sun., February 26, 8 p.m., $20 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Horszowski Trio: Tue., February 21, 7:30 p.m., $60. The Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, 713-525-9400.

Infest: With PLF, Escuela, Turbokrieg, DDA., Sun., January 22, 9 p.m., $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

It's an '80s Xmas: With Molly and The Ringwalds. Sun., December 25, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Jacob Sartorius: Thu., April 6, 6:30 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

James McCartney: Fri., April 21, 8 p.m., $15. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Joe Ely: Sat., March 25, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

John Baumann: Thu., February 23, 7 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

John Egan: Sat., December 17, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

John Michael Montgomery: Fri., January 13, 9 p.m., $25. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Jonathan Byrd: Tue., May 16, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Joshua Redman: Fri., February 24, 8 p.m., $42.50 to $72.50. Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston.

Junior Brown: Fri., February 24, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $30 to $33. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Kasey Chambers: Tue., March 14, 8 p.m., $26 to $38. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

Khalid: Fri., January 27, 7 & 8 p.m., $12. House of Blues— Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Kirk Franklin: Sat., February 25, 8 p.m., $30-$50. Beaumont Civic Center, 701 Main, Beaumont, Beaumont, 409-838-3435.

Kool and the Gang: Fri., March 3, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, 713-988-1020.

Kreator: With Obituary, Midnight, Horrendous. Tue., March 21, 6 & 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Lady Lamb: Thu., March 2, 8 p.m., $20. 830 Ashland, 830 Ashland, Houston.

Laid Back NYE: With Wild Moccasins, Mantra Love, Mind Shrine, Bang Bangz DJ set. Sat., December 31, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

The Growlers perform February 26 at White Oak Music Hall Downstairs.EXPAND
The Growlers perform February 26 at White Oak Music Hall Downstairs.

The Lemon Twigs: With Savoy Motel., Sun., February 5, 6 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Lil Wayne & Celebrity Friends Super Bowl Party: Sat., February 4, 9 p.m., $100. Ayva Center, 9371 Richmond, Houston, 832-236-0630.

Live Without: With Tied Down, Hollow Vessels, Flights, Safehaven., Sat., February 11, 8 p.m., TBA. The White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Loosid: Thu., January 12, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Los Skarnales: With Revolucion Oi!, Reyno Sabanero, Black Irish TX., Fri., December 16, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Lucas Eason: Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Man or God: Wed., December 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Mark McKinney: Fri., January 6, 9 p.m., $10. Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby, Houston, 713-526-9700.

Mary Fahl: Fri., April 21, 7 p.m., $25 to $28. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Matt Mejia: With Los Dientes, Son of Bitch. Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

Mayday Parade: With Knuckle Puck, Milestones., Fri., March 24, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

MC Lars: Tue., March 14, 7 p.m., $12 to $14. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Melendi: Fri., March 3, 7 & 8 p.m., $38.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mickey Avalon: Fri., March 17, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

The Molly Jones Beatles Tribute Band: Mon., January 2, 8 p.m., $5. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Mousecop: With Space Bear, La Real Academia., Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Muddy Belle and Soul Creatures: Sat., December 31, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Neil Diamond: Sun., July 16, 7 p.m., $65 to $150. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

New Year's Eve: Sat., December 31, 8 p.m., $20. Pete's Dueling Piano Bar, 1201 Fannin, Houston, 713-337-7383.

New Year’s Eve Global Dance Party: With DJ Sun. Sat., December 31, 9 p.m., $45 to $55. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Kool and the Gang performs March 3 at Arena Theatre.EXPAND
Kool and the Gang performs March 3 at Arena Theatre.

NYE with The High Mile: Sat., December 31, 8:30 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

The Oak Ridge Boys: January 21-22, 3 & 7:30 p.m., TBA. The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice, Galveston, 409-765-1894.

The Orwells: Fri., April 7, 8 p.m., $19 to $23. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Patrick Murphy: Sat., January 7, 9 p.m., $10. Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby, Houston, 713-526-9700.

Peter J. Woods, Scott Ayers, and Gerritt Wittmer: Sat., January 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Civic TV, 2010 Commerce, Unit B, Houston, 713-822-4692.

Phase One: Emergence: With Zeuz, Dada, Fire Spinning Team, Burn Team No Sleep, Battlegroundz Houston. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong: Sat., February 25, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

PJ Harvey: Sat., April 29, 8:30 p.m., $45-$79.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Raceway: With Camera Cult, El Lago. Sat., January 7, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

The Radio Dept: With Germans. Sun., February 19, 7 p.m., $15 to $20. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Raelyn Nelson: Fri., March 31, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Red Elvises: Sun., February 26, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Savoy: Thu., December 22, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Shooter Jennings: Thu., February 16, 8 p.m., $22 to $60. Thu., February 16, 8 p.m., $22 to $60. The Pub Fountains, 12720 SW Freeway , TX 77477, Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Shovels & Rope: Fri., March 31, 8 p.m., $18 to $22. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

The Skatastrophics: With Matamoska, Fuska. Sun., January 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

SoMo: Tue., December 27, 7 p.m., $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Southern Slang: Sat., January 21, 9 p.m., $10. Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby, Houston, 713-526-9700.

Spiderwebs Carter: With Anders Zelinski, Parham Daghighi, Steve Jansen, Ryan Edwards. Mon., December 26, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Gladys Knight performs April 1 at Arena Theatre.EXPAND
Gladys Knight performs April 1 at Arena Theatre.

Storming The Beaches With Logos In Hand: With Space City Lovers, Ak'chamel. Tue., December 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Strand of Oaks: With Mount Moriah. Wed., April 5, 7 p.m., $16. The Bronze Peacock at House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline, Houston.

Substance, A Tribute To New Order: With Boys Don't Cry, a tribute to The Cure. Sat., January 14, 9:30 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

A Sunday Night of Smooth Jazz: With Althea Rene., Sun., January 8, 6 p.m.-midnight, $15. The Red Rooster, 13334 Almeda, Houston, 713-847-7757.

Superjoint: With Battlecross, Childbite, Driven With Insanity, Hydrilla. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $21 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Taylor Swift: Sat., February 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Club Nomadic, 2121 Edwards, Houston.

Ted Roddy & The Tea Room Troubadours: Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Tejas Brothers: Fri., January 13, 9 p.m., $10. Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby, Houston, 713-526-9700.

Testament: With Sepultura, Prong. Sun., April 9, 5:30 & 6 p.m., $26.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Texas Rockin’ Seafood Festival: With Cowboy, Trio Grande, Already Gone, The Drugstore Cowboys, Victim, The Band Hennessy. April 21-23, 8 p.m., $8 to $20. Gulf Greyhound Park, 1000 FM 2004, La Marque, 409-986-9500.

Thundercat: Sat., March 11, 8:30 p.m., $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Tim Woods: With DJ Wulfie, Villain Posse. Tue., December 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

The Tommy Shannon Blues Band: Sun., December 18, 3 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

TRAP Karaoke: Sat., December 17, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Two Dollar Pistol: With Tribe, Kenyon Saylor White, Kimi Kent., Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Walters 5 Year Anniversary: With Gwarrissey, Poizon, Talk Sick Brats, DJ Dirty Steph. Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., $5. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Wasi Townsend: Tue., December 27, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Waterparks: Sat., December 17, 5 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Yacht Rock Revue: Thu., February 23, 7 & 8 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Zed's Dead: Wed., December 28, 9 p.m., $25 to $35. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Zucchero: Sat., April 15, 8 p.m., $22 to $34. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre performs March 7 at White Oak Music Hall Downstairs.EXPAND
The Brian Jonestown Massacre performs March 7 at White Oak Music Hall Downstairs.
Photo by Kmeron via Flickr Commons

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >