Upcoming: The Blasters, Cass McCombs, Flight of the Conchords, Warpaint, etc.

Flight of the Conchords perform October 25 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Flight of the Conchords perform October 25 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Photo by Craig Hlavaty

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

8 1/2 Souvenirs: Sat., August 20, 9 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Alan Haynes: Sat., August 27, 9 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Alesana: With Oh Sleeper, Famous Last Words, Artwork. Sun., October 9, 6 p.m., $15 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Upcoming Events

All Get Out: With Gates, Microwave, Crimson Arrow. Tue., November 15, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Allison Iraheta & Halo Circus: Sat., October 1, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Ambrosia: Fri., September 16, 8:30 p.m., $78 to $118. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

American Aquarium: Wed., September 7, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431. With Radio Birds. Thu., October 20, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Astronautalis: Wed., October 26, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

At All Cost: With Facetime, Patterns. Sat., October 22, 8 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Bang Bangz: With DJ George West. Sat., October 15, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

Beside the Silence: With Nevalra, Louder Than Quiet, Crimson Colossus. Wed., August 31, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

The Blasters: Sat., October 8, 8 p.m., $20. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Brad Absher: Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Bright Righteous: Mon., August 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Broken Valor: With Viridian, Anova Skyway., Sat., October 22, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Canvas People: With Kristal Cherelle. Fri., August 19, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Capital Cities: Sun., October 23, 7 p.m., $22.50 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Warpaint performs November 16 at Warehouse Live.
Warpaint performs November 16 at Warehouse Live.
Photo by Nicholas Zalud

Carolyn Wonderland: Fri., September 16, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Carry the Storm: With Smokin Aces, Darkness of Tomorrow. Sat., September 3, 8 p.m., TBA. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Cass Mccombs: With Big Search. Tue., September 20, 7 p.m., $12 to $16. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Casual Burn: With Bernie Pink, P.L.X.T.X., Thu., August 25, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Charity Show 2: With Lace, United Waves, Ruiners. Fri., September 2, 9 p.m., $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Cities Aviv: With Gio Chamba, Demetrie Luke. Sat., August 27, 8:30 p.m., Free. Valhalla, 6100 Main, Houston, 713-348-3258.

Cody Canada & the Departed: Fri., October 14, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Colin Lake: Thu., August 18, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Collin Raye: Thu., September 8, 8 p.m., $65 to $95. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Cream Cheese Accident: Fri., August 19, 9 p.m., $12 to $15. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Deep Cuts: With Hearts of Animals, Karima Walker. Sat., August 27, 7 p.m., TBA. Galveston Artist Residency, 2521 Ships Mechanic Row, Galveston, 409-974-4446.

Deerhunter: With Aldous Harding, Jock Gang., Sun., October 9, 7 p.m., $18 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Delta Bombers: Wed., September 7, 9 p.m., $8. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Delta Rae: With Castro., Thu., September 1, 8:30 p.m., $18 to $28. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Drive The Sky: With Valens, Empty Shells., Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., $7. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

East meets West: With Elizabeth Wiles, Algirdas Drevinskas. Sun., August 21, 3-5 p.m., $15. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

El Haragan: With Espantapajaros, Elyze. Sat., August 20, 8 p.m., $25 to $35. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Erase The Virus: With Suspension 9, Calling Chase, Chaotic Justice. Fri., August 19, 8 p.m., $10. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Cities Aviv performs with Gio Chamba at Valhalla August 27.EXPAND
Cities Aviv performs with Gio Chamba at Valhalla August 27.

Femina-X: With DJ George West. Sat., September 17, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

FLCON FCKER: With DJ Jaycee., Sat., August 20, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

Flight of the Conchords: Tue., October 25, 7 p.m., $39.50 to $65. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

For Dying Out Loud: With Karma, The Bald Dog Project, Heathens Blood., Fri., August 26, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

From Indian Lakes: With Made Violent, Wild Wild Horses. Thu., October 20, 7 p.m., $13 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Gallant: With RKCB., Sun., October 2, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

The Garters: With The Black Cassettes, Privilege Abuse, Sagedowne. Fri., September 2, 7 p.m., $7. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Ghostmayne: With Wavy Jones. Sun., August 28, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

The Grahams: Tue., October 4, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Grand Opening: With Pyreship, Stonecutters, Old Skull, Cadillac To Mexico, Demonic Hen, Acapulco Gold, Monte Luna., Mon., September 5 (4 p.m.-1 a.m.), $10. HellCat Cafe, 306 72nd, Houston, 713-483-8275.

Guitar Army: With Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell, Joe Robinson., Sun., September 11, 7:30 p.m., $68 to $128. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Guitar Shorty: Sun., August 28, 6 p.m., $20 to $25. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Ian Moore: Fri., October 21, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Jeremy O'Bannon: Fri., September 16, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band: With Julien Baker, Pinegrove, Petal. Tue., November 8, 7 p.m., $16 to $21. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Keyun Dickson: Sun., August 21, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Labor Day Rock Fest: With 12 Gauge Awakening, Black Kennedy, Bash The Band, Wolfeblitzer, Ominous Necro, Shone, Sophia V. Fri., September 2, 6 p.m., $12. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

The Blasters perform October 8 at the Continental Club.
The Blasters perform October 8 at the Continental Club.
Photo by Jason Wolter

Lari White: Thu., September 15, 8 p.m., $15 to $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Malevolent Creation & Incantation: With Seeker, Black Standard, Sift Through the Ashes, Desecrate the Faith. Tue., October 25, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Malina Brothers: Tue., September 6, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mary Sarah: Thu., September 22, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Mas Musica! featuring La Gusana Ciega. With Porter, Siddhartha. Sun., October 2, 6 p.m., $25-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

#MeetPatties: With Rosewood Thievz, Righteous Kingz, Lazer Hozen, FLCON FCKER, Stevie Menjivar, Ensane, American Terror, Johnny Forte. Sun., August 21, 7:30 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

The Merrell Twins: Sat., September 17, 8 p.m., $35 to $95. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Metal Shop: Sat., September 10, 10 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Mike Barfield: Wed., August 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

Mind Shrine: Sat., August 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Aloft Hotels, 5415 Westheimer Rd., Houston, 713-622-7010.

Modfag: With Daggers., Tue., September 13, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

The Motet: Thu., October 27, 8 p.m., $22 to $25. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

The Movement: With Audic Empire. Thu., September 22, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

NEW HORIZONS: Music for Flute, Harp and Viola: With Deciduous Trio., Sun., September 18, 4 p.m., Free.

Kinsmen Lutheran Church, 12100 Champion Forest Drive, Houston, 281-444-3126.

Noisem: With Amygdala. Sun., September 25, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

The Noose: With Deftunes. Sat., August 20, 9 p.m., $6 to $10. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Nortnii: With Sophia V, Roman Candles, Party Cult, She Stole The Pistol., Thu., September 15, 7 p.m., $6 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Post Malone: With Jazz Cartier, Larry June., Thu., September 22, 7 p.m., $25-$39.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Rachael Yamagata: With Pressing Strings. Tue., October 11, 7 p.m., $18 to $22. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Rae Sremmurd: With Lil Yachty., Tue., November 1, 8 p.m., $35. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Wild Moccasins perform October 1 at Axelrad.
Wild Moccasins perform October 1 at Axelrad.
Photo by Marc Brubaker

Reason to Rebel: With Khobretti, Harasshole. Thu., September 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Reinforce: With Numb Generation, Blunt., $7. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

The Remembrance: Every fourth Sunday, 12-4 p.m., Free. Skol Casbar & Grille, 1701 Webster, Houston, 713-651-1011.

Rhonda Vincent: Fri., September 9, 8 p.m., $78 to $160. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Ricky Skaggs: Sat., September 10, 8:30 p.m., $98 to $158. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Roologic Presents:Castles of Colossus $10: With Carrion Sun. Sat., September 17, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Russian Grand Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty in Stafford: Fri., October 7, 7:30-10 p.m., $35 to $68. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford.

Schroomville — A Tribute To The Allman Brothers: Sat., September 3, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Sean McConnell: Thu., September 15, 8:30 p.m., $20 to $24. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Seth Walker: Thu., October 13, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Sparky Parker: Tue., October 4, 9-10 p.m., Free. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Sparky Parker Band: Sat., September 10, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Free. Leon's Lounge, 1006 McGowen, Houston, 713-659-5366. Sat., September 17, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $10. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563. Sun., August 21, 2-4 p.m.; Wed., September 21, 6-9 p.m., Free. Karbach Brewing Co., 2032 Karbach, Houston. Fri., September 30, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Squirrel Nut Zippers: With Shinyribs. Fri., September 16, 7:30 p.m., TBA. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park, Houston, 281-823-9103.

St. Lucia: With Sofi Tukker. Sun., October 2, 7 p.m., $20 to $24. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Steve Gilbert Band: Sat., September 3, 7 p.m., Free. House of Blues/Crossroads Stage, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Wed., September 28, 6 p.m., Free. Karbach Brewing Co., 2032 Karbach, Houston.

Suicide Silence: With Whitechapel, Carnifex, Oceano., Wed., October 19, 7 p.m., $22 to $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Sunny Sweeney and Brennen Leigh: Wed., September 14, 8 p.m., $15 to $22. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Super Happy Noise Fest: With GSOL, Chateau d’If, Mt Borracho, EVOL, JabSTAB, Twitching Kitten, KA. Sat., November 26, 8 p.m., $7. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Deerhunter performs October 9 at White Oak Music Hall.EXPAND
Deerhunter performs October 9 at White Oak Music Hall.

Swimming With Bears: Mon., September 5, 7 p.m., Free. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Tab Benoit: Fri., September 2, 8:30 p.m., $78 to $118. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Taking Back Sunday: With You Blew It. Thu., October 13, 8 p.m., $35 to $37. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Tauk: Fri., November 11, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Texas TNT: With The Killer Beckys, Ultra Zeroes, Take Back Pluto. Thu., August 25, 7 p.m., $6 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Three Dog Night: With The Guess Who. Fri., September 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

The Toasters: With The Suspects. Wed., September 7, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Tomball Texas Music Fest: With Darbi Shaun, Mike Amabile & Run Over Twice, John Arthur Martinez, Shay Domann., Sat., August 27, 11 a.m., Free. Tomball Railroad Depot, Plaza and Gazebo, 201 S. Elm, Tomball, 281-351-5484.

Tommy Dardar: Fri., August 26, 9 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

The Tontons: Fri., September 23, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Tony Vega: Sat., August 20, 9 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Towrs: With Son of Bitch. Tue., September 20, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Trace Bundy: Sat., September 17, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Vajra: With Shalva, The Imaginary Band, The Hams., Sun., August 28, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Violinda Lola: Tue., August 23, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Vodi: With El Lago., Thu., August 18, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Warpaint: With Goldensuns. Wed., November 16, 8 p.m., $25 to $27. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Wednesday Wax with Dad's Records: Wed., August 31, 10 p.m., Free. Arlo's Ballroom, 2119 Leeland, Houston.

The Tontons perform September 23 at White Oak Music Hall.
The Tontons perform September 23 at White Oak Music Hall.
Photo by Jesse Sendejas Jr.

Wifee & the Huzzband: Sat., October 1, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Wild Moccasins: With DJ Fredster. Sat., October 1, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

WindSync's Something About a Rose: Fri., September 2, 8 p.m., Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park, Houston, 281-823-9103.

Xtreme Baroque: Sat., September 3, 8 p.m., Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park, Houston, 281-823-9103.

Young Girls: With DJ Chido Machine., Sat., September 3, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.

Zane Williams: With Kylie Rae Harris., Sat., September 17, 8:30 p.m., $10 to $15. Dosey Doe/Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.

Ziegenbock Festival: With Josh Abbott Band, Cody Johnson, Aaron Lewis, Casey Donahue, Kevin Fowler, Sam Riggs, Cameran Nelson, Josh Ward Band, Jason Cassidy, Rosehill, Buck Yeager Band, Jessie Raub Jr., JJ and the Stoneponies, Justin Van Sant, Charles Peter & The 10%, Carter Beckworth, Scooter Brown, Charlie Lucas Band. Sat., October 15, 2 p.m., TBA. Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston, 281-807-8700.

The Josh Abbott Band performs at Ziegenbock Festival at Sam Houston Race Park October 15.
The Josh Abbott Band performs at Ziegenbock Festival at Sam Houston Race Park October 15.
Photo by C. Taylor Crothers/Shore Fire Media

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