4
Florence + the Machine perform at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion May 17.EXPAND
Florence + the Machine perform at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion May 17.

Upcoming: Bad Ass Weekend IV, Florence + the Machine, Propain, Southern Culture on the Skids, Young Girls, etc.

[Note: events in bold reflect highly recommended shows.]

2016 Japan Festival: April 16-17, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., TBA. Hermann Park, 6001 Fannin, Houston, 713-526-0077.

Al Scorch: Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Alan Haynes: Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Allison Fisher: Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Ana Gabriel: Fri., March 4, 8 p.m., $79.50 to $150. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

APERIO presents 10th Anniversary Concert feat. Ana María Martínez: Tue., February 2, 7 p.m., $20 to $50. Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas, Houston.

APERIO presents Exotic Blooms — Chamber Music From Latin America: Sun., May 1, 3 p.m., $15 to $35. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

Awakening: An Electronic Music Experience: With Ahgi, DJ Icon Bandit, Jacob Andrew, Moses, Oxigenate. Sat., March 5, 9 p.m., $10 to $15. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

The Bad Apples: Thu., January 28, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Bad Ass Weekend IV: Four day festival at different venues featuring heavy music, noise, and assorted freaks, February 25-28, 4 p.m., $100. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987. The Vanguard Performing Arts, 7115 Harrisburg, Houston. Donkey Paw, 2102 Commerce, Houston. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679. Houston House Of Creeps, 807 William, Houston.

Bad Brad & the Fat Cats: Sat., January 30, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Barrence Whitfield & the Savages: With Mikey & The Drags. Wed., January 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

Battalion of Saints: Mon., March 7, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

B.E. Godfrey & Deep Cuts In-Store: Sat., January 16, 3:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Berning For Bernie: With fire performances by Hustletown Hoopers, Travis Keith, William Ryno Henderson; music by Big Coat,The Echoes, Wild Toast, MUNN, Another De Sade, Kalijah, Keine Moniker, DJ Keeque,, Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., $10. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Blackout 3 Year Anniversary: With Jubilee. Fri., January 15, 10 p.m., $5 to $7. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Blue October: Sat., March 19, 7 p.m., $37.50-$67.50. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Born of Osiris: With Veil of Maya, After The Burial, Erra, Bad Omen. Sat., March 5, 6 p.m., $20 to $23. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Skullflower performs at Bad Ass Weekend IV, occurring February 25-28 at Walters Downtown, Eastdown Warehouse, House of Creeps, Vanguard Performing Arts, and Donkey Paw.
Skullflower performs at Bad Ass Weekend IV, occurring February 25-28 at Walters Downtown, Eastdown Warehouse, House of Creeps, Vanguard Performing Arts, and Donkey Paw.

Brad Absher & Swamp Royale: Fri., January 15, 9:30 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Brian Pounds and Grace Pettis: Thu., January 14, 8 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

The Broken Spokes: Thu., January 28, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Buddy Mondlock: Fri., January 29, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Charles Peters: Mon., January 18, 7 p.m., Free. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Charlie & the Regrets: Thu., January 14, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Choctaw Wildfire: Fri., January 22, 10 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Consumer Electronics: With Pleasure 2, Gerritt Wittmer, DJ Future Blondes. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Con Tanto <3 BOMBÓN: With Bombon DJs Gracie Chavez, Navó, OG Bobby Trill, Principe Q. Sat., February 6, 9 p.m., $5. Fox Hollow, 4617 Nett, Houston, 713-869-2117.

Corey Smith: Thu., March 17, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.

Cullen Omori: Wed., April 13, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Dana Cooper: Fri., February 12, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Dangerous Toys: With Smokin' Aces, Down for Days, Love and War. Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., $15 to $20. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.
Dave McMahon: Sun., January 17, 10 a.m., Free. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Deorro: Sat., January 30, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Devin the Dude: With The Skatastrophics, 5'4'J, Swae. Fri., January 22, 9 p.m., $15. EastDown Warehouse, 850 Mckee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Dr Green Dreams: Sat., February 20, 9 p.m., TBA. Union Tavern, 435 El Dorado Blvd., Webster, 281-486-6644.

Duo Scordatura Subscription Series: Road to Carnegie Hall: Sat., February 27, 7:30 p.m., $15 to $20. First Presbyterian Church, 5300 Main, Houston, 713-620-6523.

Eleanor Friedberger: Fri., April 22, 7 p.m., $10 to $13. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Firekid: Sun., March 20 , 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Devin the Dude performs January 22 at Eastdown Warehouse.
Devin the Dude performs January 22 at Eastdown Warehouse.
Photo by Marco Torres

Florence + the Machine: With Grimes. Tue., May 17, 7 p.m., TBA. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

George Ensle: Fri., February 26, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Giant Kitty In-Store: Sat., January 30, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

The Glass: With Bombachica, Carranza. Fri., February 19, 9 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

Good English: Mon., March 21, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Gulf Coast Blues Association Blues Jam: With TC and The Cannonballs., Sun., January 17, 2-8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Hank & Cupcakes: With Camera Cult. Fri., February 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Heather & The Hell Cats: Fri., January 29, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Houston Blues Society IBS sendoff: Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Intronaut: With The Ocean, North., Wed., March 23, 7 p.m., $12 to $17. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Jake Black: With Lyssa Warren, Zach Aaron. Sat., January 16, 9 p.m., $5. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Jamie Lynn Wilson: Sat., February 20, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Jazz Radio: With The Glass, Sir Mice, Paul Shafer., Fri., February 12, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Jeremy Smith: Fri., January 22, 7 p.m., TBA. Midtown Bar & Grill, 415 W. Gray, Houston, 713-528-2887.

Jerkagram: Mon., March 7, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Jesse Dayton: Sat., January 16, 9 p.m., $11.54. The Derrick Tavern, 1127 Eldridge Pkwy., Houston, 281-759-4922.

Jim Suhler: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat: Sat., January 16, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

John Clifton Blues Band: Sat., January 23, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

John Egan: Mondays, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Olivia Block performs "Aberration of Light" February 19 at Meca.
Olivia Block performs "Aberration of Light" February 19 at Meca.
Photo by Caroline Campeau courtesy of Nameless Sound

Jonn Richardson: Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Katie Lott In-Store: Sun., January 17, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Killem Collective: With Tony Badd. Thu., February 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

LE$: Sun., January 31, 8:30 p.m., $15 to $18. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Leslie Krafka: Sat., January 30, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

The Light Rock Express: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Lost Dog Street Band: Thu., March 24, 8 p.m., $5. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750. Fri., March 25, 8 p.m., TBA. Ladybird's, 5519 Allen, Houston, 713-393-7647.

Mangchi: With Palaces, Duane: the Brand New Dog. Sat., April 2, 9 p.m., TBA. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Marcus Eldridge: With Justin Pecina, Julia Hatfield, Emily Cole., Thu., January 21, 7 p.m., Free. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Markell Gibson: With Leia Martin. Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Midtown Lounge, 2117 Chenevert, Houston, 713-651-0910.

Market Junction: Sat., January 23, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

MATCH: Light up the Night: With DJ Noey Lopez, DJ Vanessa Styvër, The Butterfly Effect. Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

Matthew Logan Vasquez: With Kelly Doyle, Grand Old Grizzly. Tue., January 19, 6:30 p.m., Free. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

MBBC: Wed., January 27, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Mia Borders: Fri., January 22, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Michael Fracasso: Fri., February 5, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

The Mighty Orq Happy Hour: Fri., January 15, 6-8 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Mike Blakely: Fri., February 19, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Moji: With Kirk Thurmond & The Millennials, House of Heroes, Positive Disturbance, Nathan Quick Band., Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

My Father’s Son: A Special Concert featuring Chazzan-in-Residence David Krohn: Sat., January 16, 8-9:30 p.m., Free but online RSVP is required. Congregation Brith Shalom, 4610 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, 713-667-9201.

Narrow/Arrow: With ExWhy, Many Rooms, Vatican Dress., Thu., February 4, 8 p.m., TBA. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Southern Culture on the Skids performs April 1 and 2 at the Continental Club.EXPAND
Southern Culture on the Skids performs April 1 and 2 at the Continental Club.

National Zydeco Foundation Jam: Sun., January 31, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Oblivious Signal: With Arsis Thesis., Thu., January 28, 8 p.m., Free. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750.

Olivia Block performing Aberration of Light: Fri., February 19, 8 p.m., TBA. MECA, 1900 Kane, Houston, 713-802-9370.

Operators: Fri., April 15, 7 p.m., $12 to $16. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Ordinary Elephant: Fri., January 22, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Patrice Pike: Sat., February 13, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Pitbull: Tue., March 8, 6:45 p.m., TBA. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, 1 Reliant Park, Houston, 832-667-1000.

Propain: Wed., January 27, 9 p.m., $25. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Purapharm: With The Escatones, Cornish Game Hen. Fri., February 5, 10 p.m., Free. Union Tavern, 435 El Dorado Blvd., Webster, 281-486-6644.

Raa-Raa: Sun., January 24, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Randy Rogers Band: Sun., January 17, 4 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Ray Bonneville: Fri., January 15, 9 p.m., $10. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Red Cat Jazz Festival: May 5-8, 7 p.m., $20 to $200. Moody Gardens Outdoor Amphitheater, 1 Hope, Galveston, 409-744-4673.

ReelMusic: An All-Inclusive Jazz & Blues Session with the Pros featuring Sebastian "Bash" Whitaker: With Sebastian "Bash" Whitaker., Sat., January 23, 7:30 p.m., Free. Houston Community College Spring Branch, 1010 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, 713-718-2000.

Reserve 101 Anniversary Party: With Todd Moody., Sat., January 16, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., Free. Reserve 101, 1201 Caroline, Houston, 713-655-7101.

Ruben Moreno: Sun., January 17, 8 p.m., Free. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Saintseneca In-Store: Thu., January 21, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Sara Hickman: Sat., February 6, 8:45 p.m., TBA. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

Saving Abel: Fri., March 25, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Secrets: With Palisades, Too Close To Touch, Picturesque., Sun., March 20, 6:30 p.m., $12 to $15. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Seratones: Fri., February 26, 7 p.m., Free to $5. Raven Tower, 310 North, Houston.

Pitbull performs March 8 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Pitbull performs March 8 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Silver Blueberry: Thu., January 14, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Free. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Sir Snit: With the Mighty Orq. Sat., January 23, 10 p.m., TBA. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

The Skatastrophics: With Mas Pulpo, Lost Project. Sat., January 16, 10 p.m., $7. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Skyrocket: Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $23. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

The Soft Moon: Tue., January 19, 8 p.m., $10. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Sonny Boy Terry: Thu., January 21, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Soul Food Cook-Off: With DJ Allan N., Sun., January 17, 4 p.m., TBA. Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet, Houston, 713-526-5282.

Southern Culture On the Skids: April 1-2, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Sparetime's Blues Jam: Sundays, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Spine: With United Races. Fri., January 15, 7:30 p.m., TBA. Wired Up (Modern Conveniences), 1318 Telephone, Spc 1, Houston.

The Suspects: Sat., March 26, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

They, Who Sound: With Camille Perrin Rowden, Bobby Levy., Mon., January 25, 7 p.m., $5. With Swinging Chandeliers (featuring Joseph Hammer from the LA Free Music Society), Illicit Relationship., Mon., February 1, 7 p.m., $5. With Ce Acatl Borsegui, David Dove., Mon., February 8, 7 p.m., $5. AvantGarden, 411 Westheimer, Houston, 832-287-5577.

Tilian of Dance Gavin Dance: Wed., February 3, 6 p.m., $12. White Swan, 4419 Navigation, Houston, 713-923-2837.

Tommy Dardar: Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Tonight Alive: With Set it Off, The Ready Set, SayWeCanFly. Mon., March 14, 7 p.m., $18 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Tony Ramey: With Amelia White, Darbi Shaun, Emily Cole., Thu., January 14, 7 p.m., Free. The Red Brick Tavern, 119 Simonton, Conroe, 281-413-0721.

Tony Vega: Wednesdays, 9 p.m., Free. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

Valens: With Corusco, Sidechick, Race to the Moon., Sat., January 30, 8 p.m., $5 to $10. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston, 713-409-4750. With 35PSI, Finger Guns., Sun., January 31, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Vince Converse: Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Waterparks In-Store: Fri., January 15, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

The Word Alive: With Fit For a King, Out Come the Wolves., Sat., March 19, 6 p.m., $18 to $20. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Yek koo: With Heavy Hymns. Thu., February 11, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

You Can Be You showcase: With Clasp, Substance, Tearful Moon, Nervous Curtains., Fri., January 22, 8 p.m., $5. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Young Girls: With Raceway, Camera Cult., Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

Young Girls performs January 23 at the Continental Club.
Young Girls performs January 23 at the Continental Club.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: