U2 performs The Joshua Tree at NRG Arena May 24.
U2 performs The Joshua Tree at NRG Arena May 24.
Photo by Groovehouse

Upcoming: U2, Alicia Keys, Boy Harsher, Foreigner, NAS, Reba McEntire, Robb Banks, Suicidal Tendencies, Terry Allen, The Tontons, The XX, Wanda Jackson, ZZ Top

20Hertz: Jawwaad Taylor: Thu., February 23, 6:30 p.m., Free. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose, Houston, 713-284-8250.
An Acoustic Evening with Randy Jackson of Zebra: Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., $15 to $100. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.
Al Staehely: Tue., January 24, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Al Staehely, John Staehely, and Evelyn Rubio: Sat., March 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.
Alicia Keys: Fri., March 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, 1 Reliant Park, Houston, 832-667-1000.
All Them Witches: Fri., May 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $13. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.
Almost Endless Summer: Sat., January 28, 8 p.m., $15 to $18. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.
Another Run: With Fox Parlor, Only Beast., Sat., January 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Rockefellers, 3620 Washington, Houston, 713-869-3344.
Astrogenic Hallucinauting: With Jon Plus, DJ Nursic, Paul Connolly, About This Product., Fri., February 17, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.
Bad Kids To The Front: With Sunday Morning Detox, RCO., Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., TBA. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.
The Bayou Saints: Thu., January 12, 9 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
The Blackfoot Gypsies: With Ganesha., Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Blaze X Black: With Private Excitement., Fri., January 20, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Blunderbuss: With Jarrod Thomas, Justin Stewart, Matt Mejia., Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.
Bob Schneider: Sat., February 18, 8 p.m., $22 to $44. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.
Bombon: Sat., January 14, 8 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.
Bounce & Turn ft. Don P: With Don P., Sat., January 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.
Boy Harsher: With Tearful Moon, AK'Chamel., Thu., February 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.
Bumpin Uglies: Wed., February 22, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.
Classical Music of India: With Sangeeta Panse, Varad Gaikwad, Govind Shetty., Sat., February 18, 2-3 p.m., Free. Fort Bend County Libraries - Cinco Ranch Branch, 2620 Commercial Center, Katy, 281-395-1311.

Reba McEntire performs at Smart Financial Centre January 27.
Reba McEntire performs at Smart Financial Centre January 27.
Photo by Marco Torres

Clay Melton Band: With The Breton Sound, Skyline, 10,000 Chiefs Under The Sea., Thu., February 23, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Contra.: With Brook Alley, Frame The Artist, Distance, Here, Long After Midnight., Thu., February 9, 8 p.m., $7. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.
Cory Morrow: Wed., January 25, 8 p.m., $25 to $30. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.
Curtis Grimes: Thu., January 19, 8:30 p.m., $10 to $15. Dosey Doe - The Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.
Damien Escobar: Fri., May 12, 7:30 p.m., $30-$65. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
Dan Layus: With Colter Wall., Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., $22 to $27. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.
Dana Cooper and Danny Everett: Fri., January 20, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Darkbird: Thu., January 19, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Death Metal Pope: With The Yes Men, Old Skull, Crowded Isolation., Thu., January 12, 7 p.m.-midnight, $10. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.
Deep Cuts: Thu., January 12, 8 p.m., Free. 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas, Houston, 713-397-0072.
Del Castillo: Sat., March 25, 8 p.m., $22 to $34. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.
Disco Ball Bash Super Bowl Week: With DJ JD Arnold, DJ Xcess John Housman, VJ Alfonso Charry., Sat., January 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.
DJ Children of Pop: With DJ Josiah Gabriel, Tee Vee., Fri., January 13, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.
DJ Wolf: Sat., January 14, 9 p.m., TBA. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.
Dokken: Thu., March 9, 7 p.m., Free to $10. Proof Rooftop Lounge, 2600 Travis, Houston, 832-767-0513.
Earth Groans: With An Author, A Poet, Filthy Young Impalers, Bear The Burden., Wed., January 25, 7 p.m., $7. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.
East Texas Ramblers: With Jody Booth, Tim Nichols., Wed., February 8, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Dosey Doe - The Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.
Eve Monsees and the Exiles: Wed., January 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.
Foreigner: With Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience., Sat., August 19, 7 p.m., $29.95 to $99.95. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.
Future Leaders Of The World: Sat., April 8, 8 p.m., TBA. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, Dickinson, 281-339-2600.

The Tontons perform at Superfest at the Continental Club February 3.
The Tontons perform at Superfest at the Continental Club February 3.
Photo by Jesse Sendejas Jr.

Futurebirds: Fri., February 10, 8 p.m., $12 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.
Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue: With Hard Luck Revival., Fri., January 13, 9 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Galveston Island Humane Society Benefit: Thu., March 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.
Gary P Nunn: Wed., February 1, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.
Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie: Thu., February 2, 6 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
A Giant Dog: Fri., March 3, 8 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.
Gilberto Santa Rosa, Jerry Rivera, & Jeimy Osorio: Sat., February 11, 8:30 p.m., $55 to $95. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, 713-988-1020.
Guilla: With Ill Faded., Thu., January 19, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Heapin' Helpin': Tue., January 24, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Henry + The Invisibles: Wed., January 18, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Howard and the Nosebleeds: With Hello Planet., Tue., January 17, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Iron Skillet: With Delta, Bad Credit Band., Sat., January 28, 8 p.m., $5. Emmit's Place, 4852 Benning, Houston, 713-728-0012.
Jack & the Bear: With Hav Atter Band., Tue., January 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.
James McMurtry: Sat., March 11, 8 p.m., $22 to $34. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.
Jamie Richards: Sat., January 28, 8:30 p.m., $18. Dosey Doe - The Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.
Jason Eady & Courtney Patton: Sun., January 29, 7 p.m., $12. Dosey Doe - The Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands, 281-367-3774.
Jim Lauderdale: Thu., January 12, 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Jon Pittman: With Ryan Nave, Jessie Avila, Austin Bash., Sun., January 22, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.
Jonathan Brooke: Mon., January 23, 8 p.m., $25 to $50. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.
Juan Crocier of RATT: With Killer Dwarfs., Fri., February 24, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

The XX perform May 9 at Revention Music Center.EXPAND
The XX perform May 9 at Revention Music Center.

Justin Hayward: With Mike Dawes., Sat., March 4, 8 p.m., $44 to $64. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.
Kinda Super Disco : Âme: Sun., January 15, 9 p.m., $27.37. Rich's, 2401 San Jacinto, Houston, 281-846-6685.
Knocturnal Maddness: With Not My Master, Serpent Attack, Rezorwar Band, Kozilek., Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.
La Salsa De Ayer, Hoy Y Siempre VIII: With Victor Manuelle, Eddie Santiago, Tito Rojas., Sat., April 15, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, 713-988-1020.
Ladyhawke: With Me Not You., Tue., March 14, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.
Libby Koch: Tue., February 7, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Lil King: Fri., March 17, 9 p.m., $10. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.
Little Outfit: Wed., January 25, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Little Terry & The Bluesbirds: Fri., January 13, 6 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood - Sugarland, 16549 Southwest Freeway, Sugarland, 281-240-3474.
Locate: Fri., January 27, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.
Mandi Powell: Fri., January 27, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood - Sugarland, 16549 Southwest Freeway, Sugarland, 281-240-3474.
Masqued: With Infidel Rising, Dawn of Dissolution., Fri., February 24, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.
MC Magic: With GT Garza, Lil Rob, Lexini Blanco., Sun., April 23, 2 p.m., $20 to $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.
Miears: With Tee Vee, Pearl Crush., Fri., March 3, 8 p.m., Free to $5. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.
Mike Barfield: Fri., January 27, 10 p.m., $10. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Minton Sparks: Thu., February 2, 7 p.m., $22 to $25. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Modern Baseball: With Kevin Devine & The Goddamn Band, Sorority Noise, The Obsessives., Mon., April 3, 6 p.m., $18 to $24. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.
A More Perfect Union: With Cake Rangers, Carter, Fervent Rose., Tue., January 31, 8 p.m., $5 to $7. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.
Muddy Belle: Thu., February 2, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Mystery Loves Company: Thu., January 26, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Boy Harsher performs at the Satellite February 2.
Boy Harsher performs at the Satellite February 2.

Name Sayers: With Mojave Red., Thu., January 26, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Nathan Quick: Tue., January 31, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Nick Gaitan: Thu., January 12, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
No Remorse: With Greywyrm, In Prism., Fri., January 27, 8 p.m., Free. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.
Now We Fly: Fri., January 27, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Otonana Trio: Thu., February 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199. Sun., February 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.
Peasant: With Sexpill, Trillblazers, Fuck with Fire, Lace, Cryptic Void., Sat., February 11, 8 p.m., $7. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Pecos Hank: Thu., January 19, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.
Pepe Aguilar: Thu., February 23, 8 p.m., $50-$115. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.
Quentin Miller: Tue., January 17, 9:30 p.m., $15 to $30. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.
Reba McEntire: Fri., January 27, 8 p.m., $75 to $175. Smart Financial Centre, 18111 Lexington, Sugar Land.
Rob Baird: With Jared Deck., Fri., January 27, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Robb Banks: With Dash, Wifisfuneral, Ski Mask the Slump God., Mon., January 30, 9 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Robert Hartye: Fri., January 20, 7 p.m., Free. Floyd's Cajun Seafood - Sugarland, 16549 Southwest Freeway, Sugarland, 281-240-3474.
Rolling Stone Live: With Diplo, Nas., Sat., February 4, 7 p.m., TBA. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-639-7300.
Ruckus: With No Rehearsal., Fri., January 13, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.
Sherita Perez: With Tribe., Sun., February 12, 7 p.m., Free. Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, Houston.
Shinyribs: With The Peterson Brothers., Fri., February 17, 8 p.m., $20 to $44. The Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th, Houston, 713-861-6070.
Side Show Tragedy: Sat., January 21, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Sisters Morales: With Charles Bryant., Sat., February 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.

Alicia Keys performs March 10 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Alicia Keys performs March 10 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Photo by Marco Torres

The Smiths vs The Cure Vol. 6: With Damon Allen, Mariachi Los Diamantes, Renee Holiday, Loveable Old James., Sat., February 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.
Studded Left: With Rough Sleepers, Gerritt Wittmer, Erotic Tangerines (LA)., Sat., February 11, 8 p.m., Free. Civic TV, 2010 Commerce, Unit B, Houston, 713-822-4692.
Suicidal Tendencies: With Crowbar, Havok., Wed., March 1, 7 p.m., $15 to $30. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.
Suicide Pandemic: With Nocturnal Avernus, Epic Death, Dunamis., Sat., January 21, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.
Superfest featuring The Polyphonic Spree: Sat., February 4, 6 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Superfest featuring The Tontons: Fri., February 3, 6 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
SXSW Overflow Fest: With The Creatures In Secret, Adrift On River Styx, Total Voltage., Sun., March 12, 8 p.m., TBA. With Cloudship., Thu., March 16, 8 p.m., TBA. With Tomato Dodgers., Fri., March 17, 8 p.m., TBA. With Ocean Disco., Mon., March 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.
Tangled Blue: Sat., January 14, 7 p.m., Free. Kinsmen Lutheran Church, 12100 Champion Forest, Houston, 281-444-3126.
Terry Allen: Sat., January 21, 3 p.m., Free. Vinal Edge, 239 W. 19th, Houston, 281-537-2575.
Texas Flood: A Tribute to SRV: With Ally Venable Band., Fri., January 20, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
The Mavericks: Fri., June 2, 7 p.m., $35-$70. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.
The Third Ritual of 2017: With Angelcorpse, Sacrocurse, Hod, Oath of Cruelty, Uncleansed., Fri., June 2, 6 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.
Thomas Helton Group: Tue., January 31, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.
Tiny Concert Series featuring Charlie Bryan: Mon., January 16, 9 p.m., Free. Poison Girl, 1641 Westheimer, Houston, 713-527-9929.
Tony Kamel: Tue., January 17, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $17. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.
Trout Fishing in America: With Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds., Fri., January 27, 8 p.m., $15 to $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.
U2: Wed., May 24, 7 p.m., TBA. NRG Arena.
Uli Jon Roth: Fri., February 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.
The Vienna Boys Choir: Sat., Nov. 4, 7 p.m., TBA. Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren, Houston, 281-649-3000.
Wanda Jackson: Sat., February 4, 10 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
Warren Hood: Thu., January 19, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

ZZ Top performs at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo March 21.
ZZ Top performs at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo March 21.
Photo by Jim Bricker

White Light Cemetery CD Release show: With White Light Cemetery, The Dirty Seeds, Stonework, Pyreship., Sat., January 14, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $10. The 19th Hole Grill & Bar, 202 Sawdust, Spring, 281-363-2574.
Wild Pink: With Vodi, El Lago., Tue., March 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe, 413 20th, Galveston, 409-762-9199.
Willie Nelson: Sat., March 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, 1 Reliant Park, Houston, 832-667-1000.
Winter Dance Party Buddy Holly Tribute: Fri., February 3, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.
The XX: Tue., May 9, 8 p.m., $32.50 to $55. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.
Y&T: Sat., April 15, 8 p.m., $20. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th, Dickinson, 281-339-2600.
Yuridia: Sun., March 5, 8:30 p.m., $40 to $140. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, 713-988-1020.
Zendrome: With Miguel Flaco, Henry Chow, Noey Lopez., Wed., January 18, 10 p.m., Free. Arlo's Ballroom, 2119 Leeland, Houston.
ZZ Top: Tue., March 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, 1 Reliant Park, Houston, 832-667-1000.

Nas performs at Rolling Stone Live February 4 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.EXPAND
Nas performs at Rolling Stone Live February 4 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

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