Pet Shop Boys perform November 2 at White Oak Music Hall.EXPAND
Pet Shop Boys perform November 2 at White Oak Music Hall.

Upcoming: Animal Collective, Culture Club, Jill Scott, Life Stinks, Maceo Parker, Pet Shop Boys, Wolfgang Gartner, etc.

Note: Events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.

24th Street Wailers: Thu., May 19, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

A Place To Bury Strangers: With The Ex-Optimists, Something Fierce, Omotai, Cornish Game Hen. Fri., June 17, 7:30 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Alan Parsons Live Project: Sat., November 19, 7:30 p.m., $48.50, $66, & $151* ($3 increase day of show). Cullen Performance Hall, 4800 Calhoun, Houston, 713-743-5186.

Alone On the Moon: With Cake Rangers, Carter, Bernie Pink. Sat., June 11, 8 p.m., $5. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Animal Collective: Tue., November 15, 8 p.m., $27.50 to to $29.50. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N Main, Houston.

Another Run: With Mobley, Peach Kings, Kay Weathers. Thu., August 18, 8 p.m., $8 to $11. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Anything Box: With T42., Fri., July 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

At All Cost: With Invergence. Sun., June 19, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Battle Rifle: With Pavel Chekov, DDA. Sun., June 12, 2 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Bellringer: With Alien Knife Fight. Fri., June 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Belly - Live From the Shadows Tour: Sat., July 23, 8 p.m., $20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Big Sam's Funky Nation: Sat., July 2, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Bill Staines: Sat., June 4, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Black Pistol Fire: Wed., July 6, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: With Death From Above 1979, Deap Vally. Thu., November 3, 7 p.m., $25-$35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Bob Livingston: Fri., June 3, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Bozo Porno Circus: Sat., June 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Brian Whelan: Sat., May 21, 4 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Broken Rail: With Rockett Queen, The Soapbox Revolution, Hello Planet. Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Buxton: With Vanilla Whale. Thu., June 2, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Just Brittany performs at Kapers Houston June 18.EXPAND
Just Brittany performs at Kapers Houston June 18.
Photo courtesy of Just Brittany

Carl Sagan's Skate Shoes: With Muhammadali, Vampyre. Thu., June 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Carmeci: With Lantern Society, The Share Fire. Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., Free. Darwin's Theory, 33 Waugh, Houston, 713-992-0396.

Catch Fever EP Release: Sat., May 28, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

Charlie Faye and the Fayettes: Fri., August 12, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Chris Berardo and the Desberardos: Wed., May 25, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Chris Pando: Wed., May 25, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Combo Plate Showcase: With Raina Rose, Anna Tivel, Nels Andrew. Fri., June 10, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Craig Kinsey: Sat., July 30, 9:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Craig Owens: Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., $15 to $25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Culture Club: With Book of Love. Sun., July 31, 8 p.m., $47.25-$232.25. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Daniel Johnston: Sat., June 18, 7 p.m., TBA. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Deaf and Poor: Wed., June 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Did: Sun., June 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Ednita Nazario: Sat., July 2, 8:30 p.m., $45 to $75. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Elevate: An All White Party: With Albert Fix, Sam Thompson, DJ RN, Ryan Reeves, Elemir. Thu., May 19, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Empty Shells: With Since Always., Tue., May 24, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Etched In the Eye: Thu., May 19, 7:30 p.m., $5. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Faith Evans: With Avant. Sat., July 30, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $49.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Fox Parlor: Sat., June 18, 9 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Friday Night Lights with Travis Barker: Fri., June 3, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Proof Rooftop Lounge, 2600 Travis, Houston, 832-767-0513.

Daniel Johnston performs at The Secret Group June 18.
Daniel Johnston performs at The Secret Group June 18.
Photo by Jim Bricker

Funeral Shroud: With Degüello, Cursus, Vulgarnaut. Fri., July 8, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Ganesha: With Tribe Hill., Wed., June 1, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Giant Kitty: With Only Beast. Thu., July 7, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Good Grief: With Slomo Drags. Wed., May 25, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Grand Puba: With Sadat X., Sun., June 19, 8 p.m., $11.54. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Green Beret: With Chain Rank, Dress Code, Wild Thing, Lace. Sat., July 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Houston House of Creeps, 807 William, Houston.

Greg Trooper: Fri., July 29, 7:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Griffin House: Tue., July 19, 6 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Hackensaw Boys: Sun., June 5, 9 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Hadden Sayers & Deva Mahal: Sat., July 30, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Hard Luck Revival: With The Beaumonts, Jason James. Sat., June 25, 8 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Harvey McLaughlin and the Bottomfeeders: With The Hares, Blackgrass Gospel. Wed., May 25, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Hayden Jones: Sat., June 11, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Hot Club of Cowtown: Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $15. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Houston Children's Charity 20th Annual Gala: With Foreigner. Sat., November 5, 6:30 p.m., $1,000. Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana, Houston, 713-654-1234.

Houston Recovers: With Clay Walker, Brian McKnight, Yolanda Adams, more. Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Lakewood Church, 3700 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-635-4154.

Iamsu: With Mod Sun, Bia, Gravez., Thu., May 19, 8 p.m., $21 to $25. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Ian Moore: Thu., July 28, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

ishi: With Us., Thu., May 26, 7 p.m., Free_. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Jill Scott: Wed., July 27, 8 p.m., $46-$106. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Faith Evans performs July 30 at Arena Theatre.
Faith Evans performs July 30 at Arena Theatre.
Photo courtesy of Faith Evans

Joe Purdy: With Garrison Starr. Mon., June 20, 8 p.m., $20 to $22. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Jon McLaughlin: Fri., October 7, 7 p.m., $17 to $22. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Jon Stringer: Fri., May 27, 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., May 28, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $16. The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase, 11460 Fuqua, Ste. 300, Houston, 281-481-1188.

Juneteenth Celebration: With Maceo Parker, Thunder Soul Orchestra. Sun., June 19, 7:30 p.m., Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park, Houston, 281-823-9103.

Just Brittany: Sat., June 18, 6:30 p.m., $22. KAPERS Houston, 13655 Bissonnet, Houston, 832-293-0885.

Juvenile: With Mystikal. Fri., June 10, 8:30 p.m., $29.50 to $49.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020.

Kenny Holland: With Luxxe. Mon., June 6, 1-5 p.m., $20 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Maceo Parker performs at the Juneteenth Celebration at Miller Outdoor Theatre, June 19.
Maceo Parker performs at the Juneteenth Celebration at Miller Outdoor Theatre, June 19.

Kominas: With Giant Kitty, Sailor Poon, Ancient Gods., Sat. August 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Krewella: Sat., September 3, 8 p.m., $35. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Kristachuwan: With Keno Sims, Rob Wellz., Sun., May 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Lantern Society: With JVS Reel, The Share Fire., Mon., May 30, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Last Bandoleros: Thu., May 26, 7 p.m., Free. Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, 713-400-7336.

Life Stinks: With Upheaval, Street Feet, Cop Warmth. Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Lil Keke: Sun., July 3, 9 p.m., $20. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th St., San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Little Outfit: Fri., June 3, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Los Van Van: Tue., June 21, 8 p.m., $31 to $131. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Love Tempo: With Andy V, Luz. Sat., May 21, 9 p.m., Free. Grand Prize Bar, 1010 Banks, Houston, 713-526-4565.

Luna Legacy: With The Smashed Idols., Sat., May 21, 9 p.m., TBA. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707.

Magna Carda: With Channel K. Fri., May 27, 6 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Grand Puba performs June 19 at Continental Club.EXPAND
Grand Puba performs June 19 at Continental Club.

Mandolin Orange: With Michaela Anne., Fri., June 3, 8 p.m., $15 to $17. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Mannequin Mishap: With Dead Leslies, Abandonship, Camera Cult. Sun., May 22, 4 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Matt Wertz: Sun., September 18, 7 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mind Kill: With Bruise, Barren, Bitter Taste, Numb Generation. Fri., June 17, 7 p.m., $5. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Mind Shrine: With Matthew Azrieli, And Then Suddenly, Rogues Among Us. Sun., July 3, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Mitski: With Japanese Breakfast, Jay Som. Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Modern Baseball: Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., TBA. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Mon LaFerte: Tue., July 12, 8 p.m., $26 to $61. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Nada Surf: Sun., May 29, 12:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

The New Offenders: With Patric Johnston. Wed., June 8, 7 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Olivia Holt: Wed., July 27, 7 p.m., $18 to $22. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

On An On: Thu., July 14, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Paris Blohm: Thu., June 2, 9 p.m., Free to $10. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Patrice Pike: June 17-18, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Pet Shop Boys: The Super Tour: Wed., November 2, 6:30 p.m., $49.50 to $52.50. White Oak Music Hall Downstairs, 2915 N. Main, Houston.

Petty Thief: With SurrenderSon, New Lives, Youth Pool, Emiliana, Donna Hayward. Fri., June 24, 8 p.m., $8. The Clinic, 7444 Harrisburg, Houston.

Piece of Mind: With Judith Priest. Fri., July 1, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Pitbull: Sat., July 23, 7 p.m., $29.95 to $139.95. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

The Plot In You: With Erra, Sylar, Invent Animate., Sat., July 23, 6 p.m., $13 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Praia Urbana, Pt 2: Sat., July 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Krewella performs September 23 at House of Blues.EXPAND
Krewella performs September 23 at House of Blues.

Psycroptic: With Beyond Creation, The Zenith Passage., Tue., July 5, 6:30 p.m., $15 to $18. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

PulseWidthMod: With Funeral Parlor, Millenial Grave. Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Punk Rock Benefit for Oxfam in Syria: With The Hates, Giant Kitty, No Love Less, The Ancient Gods. Wed., May 25, 8 p.m., TBA. Barbarella Houston, 2404 San Jacinto, Houston.

The Quebe Sisters: Thu., June 9, 7 p.m., Free. Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, 713-400-7336.

Quttinirpaaq: With Electric Knives, AK'Chamel. Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Reverend Horton Heat: With Dale Watson. Sat., July 16, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

The Roosevelts: Fri., June 3, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 N., Houston.

San Holo: Thu., May 26, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Skinny Lister: Thu., December 1, 7 p.m., $15 to $18. The Secret Group, 2101 Polk, Houston.

Sonnier Brothers Reunion: With Ashbury Keys. Wed., June 29, 6 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

$pare Change: With 3 Exits to Hattiesburg. Sat., May 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Stephen Pearcy's Ratt: Sat., June 25, 7:30 p.m., $25. 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill, 101 18th St., San Leon, 281-339-2600.

Steve Gunn: With Eli Winter., Tue., June 14, 8 p.m., $12 to $16. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Sunday Showcase: On Stage at George Memorial Library Featuring Harry Sheppard: Sun., June 5, 2-3 p.m., Free. Fort Bend County Libraries - George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond, 281-342-4455.

Sunday Showcase: On Stage at George Memorial Library Featuring Strings & Things: Sun., June 26, 2-3 p.m., Free. Fort Bend County Libraries - George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond, 281-342-4455.

The Supervillains: With Refinery Coast. Sat., June 25, 8 p.m., $13 to $15. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

The Suspects: With The Marauderz, Disfrutalo! Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $8. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Taake: With WolvHammer, Sacrocurse., Wed., June 1, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Tedy Andreas: With Trap Guapo, Dino Barge, Dandii Sun, Wes Brook, Pressure Pure, Scrap Bundy. Fri., June 3, 8 p.m., $10 to $20. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Lil Keke performs at 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill July 3.
Lil Keke performs at 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill July 3.
Photo by Marco Torres

Todrick Hall: Wed., July 20, 7 p.m., $32.50 to $100. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Tracy Lawrence: With Wade Hayes. Fri., June 17, 9:30 p.m., $25 to $75. Stampede Houston, 11925 Eastex Fwy., Houston, 281-219-2006.

Upchurch the Redneck: With JJ Lawhorn. Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., $15 to $30. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Velo: Fri., May 20, 6 p.m., Free. The Nightingale Room, 308 Main, Houston, 713-555-1111.

Vodi: With West Without, Fire Moth., Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Warren Hood: Fri., July 22, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Washed Up: With Something Like Seduction, Jessie Avila. Thu., June 30, 8 p.m., $5 to $8. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

Will Vance and the Kinfolk: Thu., June 23, 10 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Wolfgang Gartner: Sat., June 25, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Young & Successful: With Kay Jay, Gringo The MC, T2 The Ghetto Hippie, DJ Trakksounds., Sat., May 28, 8 p.m., $5. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Young Girls album release: With Raceway, Rose Selavy, Vas Deferens, DJ Uniporn. Sat., June 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Zakk Wylde - Book of Shadows II Tour: With Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, Jared James Nichols. Tue., July 12, 7 p.m., $27.50-$39.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

A Place To Bury Strangers performs June 17 at Satellite.
A Place To Bury Strangers performs June 17 at Satellite.
Photo by Violeta Alvarez

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