Upcoming: Mariah Carey/Lionel Richie, Dick Dale, MyDolls, Sondre Lerche, Sleep, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, etc.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion April 29, 2017.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion April 29, 2017.
Photo by Jim Bricker

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

The 131ers: With Cake Rangers, Missing Sibling, A More Perfect Union. Tue., January 31, 8 p.m., $5 to $7. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Alyson Chayns: With The Four Mechanics, Def Tunes. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

American Aquarium: Mon., January 16, 8 p.m., $20 to $45. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Upcoming Events

Antwon: With Coolside, The Surge, Dress Code, United Races. Tue., January 3, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Audien: Sat., January 28, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Band of Heathens: With The Quebe Sisters. Fri., February 24, 8 p.m., $22 to $34. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

Beer and Brass: Thu., January 5, 6 p.m., $35 including concert, finger foods, unlimited beer and root beer. Saint Arnold Brewery, 2000 Lyons, Houston, 713-686-9494.

Bellamy Brothers: Sat., January 14, 8:30 p.m., $78 to $138. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Bernie Pink: With Dadsmom, Lagmind. Sun., January 15, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Black Kennedy: With Peace and The Chaos, Broken String Theory, 3Eighty3, Ryan Rooster Lee. Thu., December 22, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

The Blackfoot Gypsies: Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Blaze X Black: With DJade, T-Doe. Fri., December 23, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

The Blue Grooves: With Noble Age, Electric Astronaut. Thu., December 29, 8 p.m., Free. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Blue Water Highway: Sat., January 21, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Born Sick: With Death Card, Torture, Endgame. Fri., January 20, 7 p.m., $10. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Boy Harsher: With Tearful Moon., Thu., February 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Bri Bagwell: Sat., February 11, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Bruce Robison: Fri., April 28, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Bungler: With Rothschild, Sabella, Kaonashi, Torture. Sat., January 14, 7 p.m., $8. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Candlebox: Thu., March 2, 8:30 p.m., $24 to $32. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Mariah Carey performs with Lionel Richie May 13 at the Toyota Center.
Mariah Carey performs with Lionel Richie May 13 at the Toyota Center.
Photo by Marco Torres

Casting Crowns: Sat., May 6, 7 p.m., $275 to $279. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Cave of Swimmers: With Funeral Horse. Tue., March 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Chain of Flowers: With Operator Music Band. Tue., March 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Chicano Batman: With Sad Girl, The Shacks. Sun., March 19, 8 p.m., $14 to $16. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Christopher Cross: Fri., June 2, 8:30 p.m., $108 to $178. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Chronixx: With Federation Sound, Mr. Williamz. Fri., April 7, 9 p.m., $23 to $26. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., $18 to $20. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Clay Melton Band: Tue., January 3, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Cody Cannon: Tue., January 10, 8 p.m., $25 to $35. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Colonel Peters Pig: Thu., January 5, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Connie Smith: Fri., January 20, 8:30 p.m., $88 to $148. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Darkest Hour: With Ringworm, Tombs. Fri., March 17, 8 p.m., $18 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Dean Dillon: Thu., January 19, 8:30 p.m., $68 to $108. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Dean Ween Group: Thu., February 2, 8 p.m., $20 to $24. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Delayed Therapy: With CELIC., Wed., December 28, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Derailers: Thu., January 19, 8 p.m., $18 to $40. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Dick Dale: Sun., April 9, 7:30 p.m., $40. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Dillon Trimm: With Gabe Bravo. Tue., December 27, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Dimitri’s Rail: Fri., December 30, 8:30 p.m., $18. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Dirty River Boys: Wed., January 18, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Sleep performs April 22 downstairs at White Oak Music Hall.
Sleep performs April 22 downstairs at White Oak Music Hall.

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors: Thu., April 20, 8 p.m., $70. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.

Drug Control: With Soul Power, Hired Gun, Erupt, Matter of Trust., Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Dub Miller: Thu., December 22, 7 p.m., $15 to $40. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Dumb Vision: Fri., January 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Eisley: Thu., February 16, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Electric Six: Fri., March 24, 8 p.m., Free to $7. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Escape from the Zoo: With The Real McCoys, Radioflyer, Tarolas De Hueso. Thu., January 5, 8 p.m., $5 to $7. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Falling In Reverse: With Issues, Motionless In White|Dangerkids|Dead Girls Academy. Wed., January 18, 6:30 p.m., $27.50 to $32. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

FEA: With MyDolls, Only Beast. Wed., February 8, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Forever Miles: With Paper Bison, Since Always. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Fortunate Youth: With Cas Haley, Iya Terra., Fri., April 7, 8 p.m., $16 to $31. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Fox Parlor: Thu., December 22, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Franco De Vita: Sat., May 6, 8 p.m., $72.25-$202.25. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Gabe Wootton: Thu., January 5, 7 p.m., Free. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Game of Thrones live: With Ramin Djawadi. Fri., March 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Gary Allan: Fri., January 20, 11 p.m., $30. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Gay Cum Daddies: Fri., March 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Giant Kitty: Mon., December 26, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Handsomebeast: With Passerbye, FLCON FCKER, Relics. Sat., January 7, 8 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Hayes Carll: Fri., January 13, 8:30 p.m., $26 to $30. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Homesafe: With Life Lessons, Chase Huglin. Wed., January 25, 6 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Chronixx performs April 7 at Warehouse Live.EXPAND
Chronixx performs April 7 at Warehouse Live.

The Inators: With Slow Future, Tame Tame & Quiet., Sat., January 14, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Jacob Latimore: Wed., January 25, 7 p.m., $15 to $20. House of Blues/Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Jamie Richards: Sat., January 7, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Jason Breedlove: Fri., January 6, 9 p.m., $10. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

John 5 & The Creatures: With The Steve Satchel Band, Russ Driver Band., Sat., March 25, 8 p.m., $16 to $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Kai/Ros: With Electric Sleep, Ak'Chamel, Illicit Relationship, Astrogenic Hallucinauting. Sat., January 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Civic TV, 2010 Commerce, Unit B, Houston, 713-822-4692.

Kehlani: With Ella Mai, Jahkoy, Noodles., Sun., May 21, 8:30 p.m., $25 to $30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Knights of the Fire Kingdom: With We Were Wolves. Fri., December 30, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Krullur: With Cryptic Void, ANS, Terminal Force, Saint Crusher. Sat., January 14, 8 p.m., $8. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Landlady: Mon., February 27, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

The Learned Ladies: With Ryan Francisco, Asli Omar, Zahira Gutierrez, Teresa Vicinanza. Thu., December 29, 9 p.m., Free. Arlo's Ballroom, 2119 Leeland, Houston.

Libby Koch: Fri., January 6, 7 p.m., $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey: Sat., May 13, 8 p.m., $39.95 to $500. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Love Tempo: With Andy V, Luz, Miguel Flaco. Sat., December 24, 8 p.m., Free. Grand Prize Bar, 1010 Banks, Houston, 713-526-4565.

Mannequin Mishap: With Devil Killing Moth, Color Chemistry, Along The Lines Of. Fri., January 6, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Mark Jones: Wed., January 4, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Market Junction: Wed., January 4, 8 p.m., Free. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Marty Haggard: Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $30 to $80. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Mary Sarah: Sat., January 7, 8:30 p.m., $20 to $28. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Matthew Logan Vasquez: With Dollie Barnes. Sat., January 14, 8 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Dick Dale performs April 9 at Continental Club.
Dick Dale performs April 9 at Continental Club.
Photo by Jason Wolter

Max & Iggor Calavera: With Immolation, Full of Hell, Orr., Sun., February 12, 6:30 p.m., $23.50 to $27. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Mighty Orq: Thu., December 29, 8:30 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Mike Dean: Sat., January 7, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Moe Bandy: Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $55 to $125. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Muddy Magnolias: Thu., January 26, 7 p.m., $12 to $15. House of Blues/Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mustard Plug: With The Suspects. Sun., January 22, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Nathan Hamilton: Sat., January 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

New Madrid: Thu., January 26, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.

New Year's Bonfire Bash: With Another Run, King Finn. Sat., December 31, 8 p.m., $10 to $20. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Nightowls: Fri., February 10, 10 p.m., $12. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Nots: Thu., February 2, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Pat Byrne: Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Pigs on a Wall: Sat., January 14, 7 p.m., $15 to $30. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Pik N Pak Reunion Show: With ComaToast, D. Kosmos, E Philip Vallejo, Poor Dumb Bastards, Piss Poor. Tue., December 27, 7 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Pik-N-Pak Reunion: With The Awful Truth, December's Child, UYUS, Robert Estep,, Shawn Michael Rogers. Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., TBA. With Manhole, Screech of Death, Texas Massacre, Feared Alien Voodoo., Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Pissed On: Thu., February 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Positive Disturbance: With Metanoia, Heights Funk Collective. Thu., December 22, 8 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Pure Disgust: With ONE, United Races, Hired Gun. Sun., January 8, 8 p.m., $8. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Ro James: Wed., February 15, 8 p.m., $24 to $75. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Mydolls perform with Fea February 8 at Fitzgerald's.
Mydolls perform with Fea February 8 at Fitzgerald's.
Photo by David Ensminger

Roxy Roca: With Soul Creatures. Fri., January 6, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Russian Old New Year Celebration: Sat., January 14, 8 p.m.-Midnight, $15. House of Dereon, 2204 Crawford, Houston, 713-772-5175.

Screeching Weasel: With Mr T Experience, Nobodys., Fri., February 24, 8 p.m., $25 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Shields: With Ominous Necro. Sat., December 31, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Shinyribs: With Madeline Edwards. Fri., December 30, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Sleep: Sat., April 22, 8 p.m., $25 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Sofi Tukker: Sat., March 18, 8 p.m., $10 to $11. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Something Else: With Jeremy Carswell. Sun., January 1, 8 p.m., TBA. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Sondre Lerche: Thu., May 11, 8 p.m., $20 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Spafford: Thu., March 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Splendid Emblem: With 22, AK'Chamel, Tearful Moon, Chin Xaou Ti Won. Thu., December 29, 8 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

State Champs: With Against the Current, WithConfidence, Don Broco., Sun., April 30, 7 p.m., $19.99 to $24. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Steve Gilbert Band: Sat., January 7, 7 p.m., Free. Sun., January 22, 6 p.m., Free. House of Blues/Crossroads Stage, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Still Tippin' HTX: With OG Ron C, ESG, Katlynn Simone, Imaj. $5. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.

Straight On Til Morning: With The Impulsive, Omega Point. Thu., January 5, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Sumo Gang: With Lew, Abstract The God, Billie Dollars, Rxck The GXd, J.R. Fri., December 30, 10 p.m., $15 to $22. The Green Room/Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Surfer Blood: Mon., January 30, 8 p.m., $13 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Survival Guide: With Lungs and Limbs, Such Marvelous Monsters., Mon., February 27, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Syrrup: With Sha Davis & the 1990s. Mon., January 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Grievous Angels: Thu., December 29, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

The Dean Ween Group performs February 2 at Walters Downtown.
The Dean Ween Group performs February 2 at Walters Downtown.

Tift Merritt: Thu., February 23, 8:30 p.m., $24. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers: With Joe Walsh. Sat., April 29, 7 p.m., $39.50 to $150. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Tony Bennett: With Antonia Bennett. Tue., March 14, 8 p.m., $79 to $125. Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington, Sugar Land.

Treehouse Project: Wed., January 4, 7 & 9 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Tribute to Soda Stereo: With Vagabundos. Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Trippy Thursdays: With Gracie Chavez. Thu., December 22, 9 p.m., $5. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

The Ugly Beats: Sat., January 28, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Unamused Dave: With Must Build Jacuzzi, Solitude Endeavor. Fri., January 6, 8 p.m., TBA. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

A Very Wonky Christmas: With George West, -Us., Squincy Jones, M.Grave, Camera Cult, DJ Gio Chamba. Fri., December 23, 8 p.m., Free with toy or canned food donation; $10. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Vince King: Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin Tribute show: Thu., January 12, 8 p.m., $15 to $22. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Vodi: With Dollie Barnes. Thu., December 29, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Warren Hood: With Kym Warner. Thu., February 16, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

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

Waterparks: Fri., February 10, 7 p.m., $12 to $15. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Whale Bones: With St. Evie, Passerbye. Fri., February 17, 8 p.m., $8 to $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Whiskey Brothers 8th Annual Christmas Ball: With the Jeremy James Band. Thu., December 22, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.

The Wild Reeds: With Blank Range., Fri., March 10, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Wonky Love: With Tax the Wolf, Young Girls, Deep Cuts, Vodi, Gio Chamba DJ set. Sat., January 7, 7 p.m., $8. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.

World Bass: Thu., December 22, 9 p.m., Free. Arlo's Ballroom, 2119 Leeland, Houston.


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