Upcoming: 50 Cent, Eyehategod, Genesis Blu, K-Rino, MIEARS, Nikki Hill, OG Ron C, Ringo Starr, Tee Vee, Travis Scott, etc.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band perform November 2 at Smart Financial Centre.
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band perform November 2 at Smart Financial Centre.
Photo by Violeta Alvarez

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

The 3 R's of Summer: With The Lone Star Symphonic Band., Sun., May 7, 4-5:45 p.m., $5.50 online, $10 at the door. Holy Covenant Methodist Church, 22111 Morton, Katy, 281-460-4517.

8 Tack Sessions/Will Van Horn: Fri., April 7, 7-10 p.m., Free. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.

8 Track Sessions/The Broken Spokes: Fri., May 12, 7-9 p.m., Free. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.

Upcoming Events

8 Track Sessions/The Warplanes: Thu., April 6, 7-10 p.m., Free. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.

8 Track Sessions/Muddy Belle and Tipsy Kitten: Fri., April 14, 7 p.m., Free. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.

Adam Bricks: Fri., April 21, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

AFA Chamber Music Academy and Composer Institute Spring Recital: Sat., April 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Free. Faith Lutheran Church, 4600 Bellaire, Bellaire, 713-664-3048.

AFA Houston Girls Chorus Premieres "The Sun and the Moon": Sat., May 6, 7 p.m., Free. Sun., May 7, 2 p.m., Free. Classical Theatre Company, 4617 Montrose, Houston.

The Alarm: Sun., July 30, 7:30 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Alex Dezen: With Mike Dunn. Sun., May 7, 7 p.m., $10 to $12. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston, 713-237-0370.

Alex Riddle: With Grisbee, Sam Turner and the Cactus Cats. Fri., April 7, 8 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Allan Rayman: Sat., April 8, 7 p.m., $18. The Bronze Peacock at House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline, Houston.

Ancient Cat Society: Sat., May 27, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

Antytila: Sat., May 6, 7 p.m., $28. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Bad Apples: Thu., April 20, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Barfield: Fri., April 21, 10 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Bayou City Burlesque Circus Festival: Sat., April 22, 7:30-11 p.m., $20 to $75. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Beaver Nelson: Fri., April 7, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Big Brandon Willis: Thu., April 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Birthday Massacre: With Army of the Universe, Ludovico Technique. Sat., June 10, 8 p.m., $25 to $75. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Miears performs with Kay Weathers April 8 at The Nightingale Room.
Miears performs with Kay Weathers April 8 at The Nightingale Room.
Photo by Jason McElweenie

Blueprint: With The Tie That Binds, The Inverters. Fri., April 14, 9 p.m., TBA. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.

Bob Livingston: Fri., April 21, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Booze & Glory: With The Velostacks, Thug Boots. Thu., June 1, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Born Animal: With Ex-Optimists, Far Out, Economy Island. Fri., June 9, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Brindisi! 2017: Mon., April 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25. Saint Arnold Brewery, 2000 Lyons, Houston, 713-686-9494.

The Captain Legendary Band: Sat., April 29, 8 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Casey James: Sun., May 7, 7 p.m., $15. The Bronze Peacock at House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline, Houston.

Choking Victim: With Starving Wolves. Fri., May 5, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Chris Brown: With 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, Kap G., Thu., May 4, 6:30 p.m., $39.95 to $249.95. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 866-446-8849.

Chris Nero: With Dave The Wizard, Rich Brooke Dudez. Sat., May 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Clean Bandit: With Zara Larsson, Starley., Fri., April 14, 8 p.m., $20 to $24. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Colfax Speed Queen: With Cornish Game Hen, Nite Shift. Sun., April 9, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Coors Light Presents The 3rd Annual Heads N Tails Crawfish Festival: Sun., April 9, 2-10 p.m., $10 (Presale). Grooves, 2300 Pierce, Houston, 713-759-9700.

Craig Morgan: With Mac Powell, Taya Kyle., Wed., April 19, 8 p.m., $30. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Crawfish Festival with Dead Horse Trauma: With Adakain, Calling Chase, Orr, Awake at the End, Scarred Shadows, 2 Cold, Adventures Of Remi, Addisyn Madd, Jordan Tydings. Fri., April 21, 7 p.m., $12. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Darius Lovehall Project: Sat., April 29, 8 p.m., Free. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Dawn Patrol: With God Fearing Fuck, Khobretti, Saint Crusher., Thu., July 6, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Deicide: Thu., June 1, 7:30 p.m., $12 to $17. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Division Men: Wed., May 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Doomstress: With Messa, Witchcryer. Fri., May 12, 10 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

50 Cent performs May 4 at the Toyota Center.
50 Cent performs May 4 at the Toyota Center.
Photo by Marc Brubaker

Dylan Bishop: Fri., April 14, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

El Lago: With Jonathan Terrell, Elijah Ford. Thu., April 13, 8 p.m., $7. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Eyehategod: With Venomous Maximus, Secret Prostitutes. Sat., May 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston, 713-237-0370.

Fishful of Soul: Sun., April 9, 4-8 p.m., Free. Bernadine’s, 1801-B North Shepherd, Houston, 713-864-2565.

Fox Parlor: With Clay Melton Band, Alex Riddle. Sat., April 15, 8 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston, 713-237-0370.

Gary Kyle: Sat., April 22, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Generation Landslide: With Mydolls, The Texas Mod Crushers. Sat., May 13, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Genesis Blu: Sat., May 13, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Geoffrey's Electric Banjo: Fri., April 7, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Gino and the Goons: With The Genzales, The Cops. Thu., April 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Hard Luck Revival: Sat., April 29, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Hardwell: Sat., May 27, 9 p.m., $45 to $60. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

The High Rollers: Sun., April 9, 3-6 p.m., Free. Brenner's on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, Houston, 713-868-4444.

Hot 8 Brass Band: With Soul Creatures, Vockah Redu., Thu., June 8, 9 p.m., $20 to $22. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Hucci: Sat., April 29, 9 p.m., $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Infinity’s Twin: Sun., April 23, 3-6 p.m., Free. Brenner's on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, Houston, 713-868-4444.

Iron Throne: Mon., June 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

James Henry Band: Thu., April 6, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Jenny and the Mexicats: With Las Cafeteras. Thu., April 27, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

John Evans Band: With Opie Hendrix. Fri., May 5, 9 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Genesis Blu performs May 13 at Cactus Music.EXPAND
Genesis Blu performs May 13 at Cactus Music.
Photo by Jessica Beal

Jojo: Mon., April 10, 8 p.m., $23.50 to $125. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Jonathan Terrell: With Cari Q., Thu., April 6, 9 p.m., TBA. With Elijah Ford., Thu., April 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Josh Garrett Band: Sat., April 22, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Jurassic Park in Concert/Film with Live Orchestra: Thu., June 15, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., June 16, 7:30 p.m., $35. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, South Houston, 713-227-3974.

JW Jones: Fri., April 21, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

K-Rino: Sat., April 15, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Kansas/40th Anniversary Leftoverture Tour: Sat., September 30, 8 p.m., $59.50-$99.50. University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-9010.

Kay Weathers: With Miears. Sat., April 8, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Kick—-The INXS Experience: Fri., June 2, 9 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Killswitch Engage: With Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada, Code Orange. Mon., April 17, 6 p.m., $35 to $59.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

KINETIC presents: "Made in Houston": Sat., May 6, 6:30 p.m., $20 adults, $10 students. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

Kyng: Fri., April 28, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Lady Antebellum: With Kelsea Ballerini, Brett Young. Sun., August27, 7:30 p.m., $30.75 to $80.75. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Laser Background: Tue., May 16, 8 p.m., $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Leo Dan, Janette, and King Clave: Sat., June 3, 8:30 p.m., $39.50 to $100. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Lizi Bailey: With Andrew James, Vanessa Hill., Thu., April 20, 8 p.m., $10. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston, 713-237-0370.

Lucas Biespiel: Mon., May 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Magnifico: With Super Creeps. Fri., April 28, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Mark May Band with Eric Demmer: Sat., April 29, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Matchbox 20: With Counting Crows. Sun., August 27, 6:45 p.m., $29.50 to $99.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Travis Scott performs May 11 at Revention Music Center.
Travis Scott performs May 11 at Revention Music Center.
Photo by Mai Pham

Matt Harlan: Sat., April 22, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

The Mighty Orq: Sat., April 29, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Miss May I: With Upon A Burning Body, Kublai Khan, Currents. Fri., May 26, 7 p.m., $17 to $22. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Molly Ringwalds: Fri., April 28, 7 p.m., $15 to $40. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Murder By Death: With Tiger Army, Tim Barry. Sat., June 24, 8 p.m., TBA. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Music of Prince: Sat., July 15, 7:30 p.m., $29. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, South Houston, 713-227-3974.

A Night of Deadly Summoning: With Isenblast, Necrowar, Love Machine, Trigger, Night of the Living Shred, Hexlust, Votan, Serpientes de Fuego, Saint Crusher. Sat., June 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Nikki Hill: With Tomar and the FC's. Sat., May 6, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Nominee: With Sundressed, So Soon The Truth, Astragal. Sun., April 9, 7 p.m., $10. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Old School Easter Block Party: With DJ Big Reeks, DJ Red Soda, DJ Mav. Fri., April 14, 5 p.m., Free. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

The Orbiting Human Circus Featuring The Music Tapes: Wed., May 24, 7 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Pallbearer: With Gatecreeper, Pinkish Black. Thu., May 11, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Paul Oakenfold: With Liquid Todd. Sat., May 6, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Paul Ramirez Band: Every other Tuesday, 9 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Paul Van Dyk: Fri., May 12, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Paul Wall & Baby Bash: Fri., June 23, 9 p.m., $20 to $22. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Play It 4ward: Sun., April 16, 3-6 p.m., Free. Brenner's on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, Houston, 713-868-4444.

Eyehategod performs May 27 at White Oak Music Hall.EXPAND
Eyehategod performs May 27 at White Oak Music Hall.

Rex Foster and Ken Gaines: Sat., April 15, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band: Thu., November 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington, Sugar Land.

Ronnie Milsap Farewell Tour: Sat., September 16, 8 p.m.; Sun., September 17, 3 p.m., $37 to $112. The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice, Galveston, 409-765-1894.

Sam Gellaitry: With Geotheory. Fri., June 2, 8 p.m., $14 to $18. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Scott Stapp of Creed: Sat., June 17, 6:30 p.m., $25 to $32. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Screwston Sunday Block Party: Sun., April 9, 2-9 p.m., Free admission with RSVP. Screwston Records, 2122 Center, Houston, 832-610-1318.

Shake Russell and Michael Hearne: With Mike Roberts. Fri., April 14, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Sheila Marshall: Thu., April 27, 7 p.m., Free. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

So Much Light: With Nnamdi Ogbonnaya., Sat., May 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Sonny Boy Terry: Fri., April 7, 9:30 p.m., Free. Thu., April 27, 9:30 p.m., Free. Every other Thursday, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Sparky Parker Band: Fri., April 28, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Still Tippin': With OG Ron C & the Chop Stars. Wed., April 19, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Tee Vee: Sat., May 13, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Tee Vee Soft Spot Casette Release: With MIEARS, Andrew Lee. Sat., April 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Civic TV, 2010 Commerce, Unit B, Houston, 713-822-4692.

The Texas Turbines: Thu., April 6, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

The Charlie Pruitt Country Music Show Reunion: Sat., August 19, 8 p.m., $10. Jefferson Theatre, 345 Fannin, Beaumont, 409-838-3435.

Tomar & The FCs: Sat., April 15, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Tony Vega Band: Sat., April 8, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Travis Scott: Birds Eye View Tour: Thu., May 11, 8 p.m., $59.50. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Vader: With Internal Bleeding, Sacrificial Slaughter, Voices of Ruin. Wed., May 31, 8 p.m., $20. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Tee Vee performs at her "Soft Spot" cassette release party at Civic TV April 29.
Tee Vee performs at her "Soft Spot" cassette release party at Civic TV April 29.
Photo by Jason McElweenie

The Velostacks: With Junkies Running Dry, Los de Verdad, Patterns, Ruiners., Fri., April 14, 8 p.m., $12. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Video Games Live: Fri., July 14, 7:30 p.m., $35. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, South Houston, 713-227-3974.

Vince Gill: Thu., June 29, 7:30 p.m., $35 to $100. The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice, Galveston, 409-765-1894.

WAKE Presents A. Sinclair: With Young Mammals, Cool Moon. Fri., April 7, 8 p.m., $8. VFW Post 880, 1014 24th, Galveston, 409-763-2257.

Jermaine Dupri presents SoSoSUMMER 17 tour: With The Rap Game. Sat., June 24, 8 p.m., $30-$65. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Wolf Blitzer: With Shone, Luna Lunacy, Los Vertigos, The Eleventh Key. Sat., April 8, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Xavier Wulf: With The Real Flex God, Riven, Rich Broke Dudez, Black Empiiire, High Elements. Sun., April 30, 7 p.m., $29 to $33. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Yakul: With MLCBR, Philippe Edison, Pure Land Infinity Reservoir, DJ Kona FM. Fri., April 7, 9 p.m., $5. Khon's Wine Darts Coffee Art, 2808 Milam, Houston, 713-523-7775.

Yoga on the Square: Sat., April 15, 9-11 a.m., Free. The Square at Memorial City, 303 Memorial City, Houston, 713-224-9115.

Young Musician's Showcase/Vivaldi Music Academy: Sat., April 22, 7-9 p.m., Free. Belin Chapel and Rectial Hall, Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren, Houston, 281-649-3000.

Y&T: With Love & War., Thu., April 13, 8 p.m., $18. The Pub Fountains, 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, 281-277-9333.

Zendrome featuring Tomahawk Bang: With Noey Lopez, Miguel Flaco. Fri., April 14, 10 p.m., Free. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Zeroheros: With Prof. Fuzz 63. Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.


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