The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Dengue Fever, Arrested Development, etc.

Dengue Fever Fitzgerald's, April 6

The subset of Cambodian-American bands that have made a lasting impression on the wider indie-rock world pretty much belongs to Dengue Fever. Since the L.A.-based band's eponymous debut in 2003, fetching singer Chhom Nimol and her bandmates have created a unique hybrid of traditional Southeast Asian folk with a kaleidoscopic spin on late-'60s psychedelia lifted from some long ago Sunset Strip shagging den. Their latest record, 2015's The Deepest Lake, puts a more rhythmic spin on Dengue Fever's previous work, incorporating more elements of African percussion and hip-hop.

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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