Pentagram performs at the Studio @ Warehouse Live March 18, 2016.
Pentagram performs at the Studio @ Warehouse Live March 18, 2016.
Photo by Klaus Nauber via Flickr Commons

Upcoming: Christian Death, Clarence Carter, Kelly Willis, Leon Russell, Karina Nistal, Lil Keke, the Melvins, Tool, etc.

2016 Rockin' New Year's Eve Bash featuring Nobody's Fool: Thu., December 31, 7 p.m., $55. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford.

2nd Annual Red and Green Party: With Gio Chamba, Nikhoo vs P.L.X.T.X, Whit, XLO,, LSDJ., Sat., December 12, 8 p.m., $7. The Waughford, 15 Waughford, Houston, 713-679-3558.

30footfall: With Bickley, Holder, Khobretti. Fri., December 25, 8 p.m., $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

A Good Life & Wazeer: With Senaj Uno, JLewis, Akilah Nehanda, Rashaad Miller. Thu., December 10, 8 p.m., $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Aaron Einhouse: Thu., December 17, 7 p.m., TBA. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Aegis: With Sever the Silence, Turbokrieg, Sadistic Butchering, Insolvent. Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., $6. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Allison Fisher: Fri., December 18, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

American Aquarium: Mon., January 18, 8 p.m., $25. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171. Thu., January 21, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Austin Vela: Thu., December 10, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

Avi Buffalo: Mon., December 28, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Band of Heathens: With Jason Bancroft and the Wealthy Beggars. Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., $20 to $22. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Big Eyes: Tue., February 2, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Big Joe Walker: Thu., December 10, 7 p.m., TBA. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

The Biggest Charity Holiday Concert: With the Live Out Loud Band, DJ Chose, Billy Sorrells, Phill Wade, Se7en The Poet. Wed., December 16, 8 p.m., Free. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Black Magic: With Noey Lopez, Henry Chow., Last Saturday of every month, 8 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Black Tusk: With Royal Thunder., Sun., January 31, 9 p.m., $10 to $12. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

The Blaggards: Sun., December 13, 5 p.m., Free. Pimlico Irish Pub, 810 Waugh, Houston, 832-517-4572.

Blues in Hi-Fi Holiday DJ set: Mon., December 14, 10 p.m., Free. Poison Girl, 1641 Westheimer, Houston, 713-527-9929.

Brian Pounds Band: With Grace Pettis., Thu., January 14, 8:40 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Kelly Willis performs at McGonigel's Mucky Duck Friday, January 22, 2016.
Kelly Willis performs at McGonigel's Mucky Duck Friday, January 22, 2016.

Champagne & Stockings Art Show: Sat., December 19, 4 p.m., $5. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

The Chee-Weez: Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., $20 to $30. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Christian Death: With The Maension. Sat., January 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

The Chromatics Rockin' Christmas Party with Ugly Sweater Contest: Fri., December 18, 9:30 p.m., Free. Pennison's Sports Pub, 7610 B Cherry Park, Houston, 281-859-8100.

City Hearts: With Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Porkchop, Deep Jesus,, Marbs, Matsu Mixu, Cirque Noir featuring Bartlee. Sat., December 12, 8 p.m., $16 to $273. The Silo, 4601 Clinton, Houston, 832-423-1005.

Crank Case: With Crank Case, Snake Skin Prison, Rain On the Aftermath. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., Houston, 281-893-2860.

Hard is My Style featuring Da Tweekaz: Fri., March 18, 9 p.m., $15. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Dada Life: Sun., December 27, 9 p.m., $25 to $35. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

Dale Watson: Sun., February 28, 8 p.m., $78 to $148. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Darden Smith: Sat., January 9, 8:30 p.m., $20. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Deep Cuts: With Get a Life., Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., Free. D&W Lounge, 911 Milby, Houston, 713-226-7039.

The Deslondes In-Store Performance: Fri., December 11, 5:30 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

DJ Quik: With Frankie G, Blaze and Black. Wed., January 6, 9 p.m., $15 to $40. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St Emanuel, Houston.

Dreamboat: Wed., January 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Drop Out Vegas: With Leybon, Kalila, Chris Gloom., Sat., December 19, 8:30 p.m., $10. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

The Eastern Sea: With Dollie Barnes. Sat., February 27, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Electric Love Temple (The Cult Tribute): Sat., December 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Emily Davis: With Von Noir, Tenant., Sun., December 13, 8 p.m., $8. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

An Evening with Branford Marsalis: Sat., February 6, 8 p.m., $35 to $65. Cypress Creek FACE (The Centrum), 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-379-3946.

The Fab 5: Sat., December 12, 8 p.m., Free. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Tool performs with Primus at the Toyota Center January 14, 2016.EXPAND
Tool performs with Primus at the Toyota Center January 14, 2016.

Father Mountain: Tue., January 5, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Folxmas Fest 5: With Days N Daze, The Dead Rabbits, Bridge Trolls, Radio Flyer, Blacked Out Naked, Marissa, My Pizza My World, Ludlow, Dogtooth & Nail, Stufy, Chad hates George, The Hasher Family String Band, Charly Frello and the DUIs., Fri., December 18, 4 p.m., $7. Black Barbie, 3621 Canal, Houston, 281-743-8328.

Funk N' Crunk: With Plump, Late Night Radio, Boyz II Men 4 Others, UTB., Sat., December 19, 8 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563.

Gary Nicholson with Kyle Hutton: Wed., January 20, 8 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Gio Chamba Tropical Stew: With Gio Chamba, Coffee Guzman., Thu., January 7, 8:30 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Girl In A Coma: With Glass the Sky, Mystery Loves Company, Brenna Haffey., Sun., December 20, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.
Grady Gaines: Thu., December 31, 8 p.m., $100. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Grind Zero Houston 2 with Putrid Pile: With Putrid Pile, VBT, Disfigured, Diminished, Orchiectomy, Variations of Dismemberment, Viral Infestation., Sat., March 12, 7 p.m., $10. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Ground Water Mafia: Mon., December 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

H-Town Blues Festival: With Clarence Carter, Willie Clayton, Sir Charles Jones, T.K. Soul, Tucka, JWONN, Nellie "Tiger" Travis., Fri., February 5, 8 p.m., $47.50-$75. NRG Park - Main Street Yellow Lot, One NRG Park, Houston.

Harbor: With Open Marriage, Sandy Ewen, Your Greatest Obsession., Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Hold On Hollywood EP Release & Tour Kickoff Party!: With Hold On Hollywood., Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Honky: With MadSons, Torrid Complex, The Guillotines,, Unknown Brothers., Fri., January 29, 8 p.m., TBA. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Houston Symphony: Thu., December 31, 8 p.m., $35 to $65. Cypress Creek FACE (The Centrum), 6823 Cypresswood, Spring, 281-379-3946.

Houston Symphony Free Concert: With guest conductor Ming Luke., Thu., December 10, 6:45 p.m., Free. Church Without Walls, 5725 Queenston, Houston, 281-649-6800.

Igor & the Red Elvises: Fri., February 19, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Jaekim: Fri., December 11, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Jawad: Thu., December 17, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Joe Pug: Fri., January 8, 7 p.m., $25 to $27. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Clarence Carter performs at the H-Town Blues Festival, February 5, 2016 in the Main Street Yellow Lot at NRG Park.
Clarence Carter performs at the H-Town Blues Festival, February 5, 2016 in the Main Street Yellow Lot at NRG Park.

John Egan: Tue., December 15, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Karina Nistal "Living Proof" Listening Party: With DJ Freddy B, Joe Belmarez aka JoeB, 606 Fernando D Rico. Wed., December 23, 8 p.m., Free. Jet Lounge, 1515 Pease, Houston, 713-659-2000.

The Karz: With Shotgun Road. Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Kelly Willis: Fri., January 22, 7 & 9:30 p.m., $28 to $30. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Kiss Alike: Sat., January 2, 7 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Leon Russell: Sun., June 19, 7 p.m., $88 to $148. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

Let Go 2015: With Space Villains*,Devil Killing Moth, Pitter Patter, Black Lodge, Dad's Records. Thu., December 31, 8 p.m., $12 to $18. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Liverpool Legends: Fri., January 15, 8 p.m., $40 to $100. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford.

Loafers: With Teenage Sex. Fri., January 8, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg, Houston.

Logic: Thu., March 24, 8:30 p.m., $28 to $30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Loumuzik: Sun., December 27, 8:30 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Luca Turilli's Rhapsody: With Primal Fear., Wed., May 18, 7:30 p.m., $27.50 to $30. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston, 281-335-0002.

Lucas Easton and the Panhandlers: Fri., December 18, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

The Lucky Eejits: With Belvior, Empty Shells, Flower, Ganesha., Mon., January 18, 8 p.m., $5. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Lysaa Warren and Company: With Emily Cole, Austin Hickman., Sun., January 10, 7 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Madeon: With Skylar Spence. Thu., February 4, 9 p.m., TBA. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

The Merkaba Experience: With Jihad Ali, Kodak, Self the Poet. Fri., December 11, 8 p.m., $10 to $15. The Green Room — Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483.

Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games: Sun., March 6, 7:30 p.m., $62.25-$98.25. Revention Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Micky and the Motorcars: Sat., January 16, 8:30 p.m., $18. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

The Mighty Orq: Sat., December 19, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

Karina Nistal hosts a listening party for her new album 'Living Proof,' December 28 at Jet Lounge.EXPAND
Karina Nistal hosts a listening party for her new album 'Living Proof,' December 28 at Jet Lounge.
Photo by Marco Torres

Mike Stinson: With Two Tons of Steel. Fri., December 11, 8 p.m., $10 to $20. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Mikey & the Drags: With Dollie Barnes, Hevin Spacy. Wed., December 23, 8 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899. Sat., December 26, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Milk Drive: Fri., January 15, 8:30 p.m., $15. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Mitch Jacobs Band: Fri., December 11, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

MKT BAR presents Vinyl Night featuring The Suffers (DJ Set): With the Suffers (dj set)., Wed., December 30, 7 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Mobley: With West Without, Mind Shrine., Sat., December 19, 8 p.m., $8 to $12. Wonky Power Live, 3534 Navigation, Houston, 832-830-5839.
Monday Nite Jazz Jam: Mondays, 8 p.m., Free. Cafe 4212, 4212 Almeda, Houston, 713-522-4212.

Mr FijiWiji: Fri., January 8, 10 p.m., $8. Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8500.

Music Mixology w/ Roy Mata: Second Sunday of every month, 7:30 p.m., Free. Little Dipper, 304 Main, Houston.

Napalm Death & the Melvins: With Melt Banana., Fri., April 1, 8 p.m., $22 to $27. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Neal McCoy: Fri., February 5, 8:30 p.m., $108 to $168. Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., Spring, 281-367-3774.

New Years Eve Bash feat. Paul Wall, Lil Keke, Big Pokey: With Chubbs Malone, The White Noize. Thu., December 31, 6 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Nikhoo: Fri., December 11, 9 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Odell Gray & House Rules Band: Sat., December 26, 9:30 p.m., TBA. Shakespeare Pub, 14129 Memorial, Houston, 281-497-4625.

OG Shyne & Frands: With Finnesse, Trevor Daniel, The Visionary 1, Khayno, Justin Ali Blacc, Spacely Jones, $light Team, JLew x Newsie, Nicotine. Fri., December 18, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. BFE Rock Club, 11528 Jones, Houston, 281-894-1811.

Pentagram: Fri., March 18, 8 p.m., $20. Studio @ Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Protomartyr: With Spray Paint., Thu., February 25, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Walters Downtown, 1120 Naylor, Houston, 713-222-2679.

Rat Boys: Fri., March 18, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Raymond A & The Roologic Crew In-Store Peformance: Sat., December 19, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Leon Russell performs June 19, 2016 at Dosey Doe.EXPAND
Leon Russell performs June 19, 2016 at Dosey Doe.

Reggae Wednesdays: With DJ Supa Neil, DJ Docta., First Wednesday of every month, 9 p.m., Free. The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth, Houston, 713-360-7228.

Ringo Deathstarr Valentine's Dance Party: Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Brass Quintet Concert: Fri., January 22, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $25. The MATCH, 3400 Main, Houston.

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents “Beer and Brass”: Thu., January 7, 6 p.m., $35. Saint Arnold Brewery, 2000 Lyons, Houston, 713-686-9494.

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf”: Sun., January 17, 2, 3 & 4 p.m., Free. Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, 713-533-6500.

Roberta and Friends: Sat., December 12, 7 p.m., $10 to $15. Cafe 4212, 4212 Almeda, Houston, 713-522-4212.

Sergio Trevino of Buxton Christmas Extravaganza: Sat., December 19, 3 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Seth James Duo: With Keeton Coffman. Fri., January 8, 8:30 p.m., $18. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 FM 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

The Smiths -vs- The Cure (art & dance party): With Loveable Old James (The Smiths), Super Robot Party (The Cure), DJ Damon Allen, DJ Twinkle-Toes. Sat., February 13, 8 p.m., TBA. Eastdown Warehouse, 850 McKee, Houston, 832-503-5987.

Songs Will Be Sung: With Folk Models, Spencer Dobbs, David Feil, Chrs Nelson. Sat., December 12, 8 p.m., TBA. Alabama Song, 2521 Oakdale, Houston.

Soul Sessions with DJ Tempty: Saturdays, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Sparky Parker In-Store Performance: Sat., December 12, 1 p.m., Free. Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, 713-526-9272.

Stalk Show with Brian Zeolla: Sat., December 19, 9-11:30 p.m., $6. Beta Theater, 2420 Pierce, Houston, 832-602-3821.

Surfer Blood: Sun., January 3, 8 p.m., $10 to $13. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston, 713-521-0521.

T-Wayne: With TK-N-Cash, Rejjie Snow, Rich the Kid, Tate Kobang. Fri., January 15, 6 p.m., $15. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Tom McKinney's Katch A Rizing Star: Sun., January 17, 3 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 Fm 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Tool: With Primus, 3Teeth. Thu., January 14, 7 & 7:30 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston, 713-758-7200.

Tracy Byrd: Sat., December 19, 8 p.m., $30 to $50. Redneck Country Club, 11110 W Airport, Stafford, 281-809-4867.

Tributes to Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth, Metallica: Sat., January 16, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Protomartyr performs with Spray Paint February 25, 2016 at Walter's Downtown.EXPAND
Protomartyr performs with Spray Paint February 25, 2016 at Walter's Downtown.

TrunkBeers: With Weezhur, Foo Fakers., Sat., January 9, 8 p.m., TBA. Concert Pub (North), 2470 FM 1960, Houston, 281-583-8111.

Turbojugend Bayou City presents Pozdrav od Krampusa!: Sat., December 19, 8 p.m., Free. Big Star Bar, 1005 W. 19th, Houston, 281-501-9560.

The Ugly Beats: Sat., December 12, 10 p.m., Free. Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main, Houston, 713-529-9666.

The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show: With The Flamingos featuring Terry Johnson, Paul & Paula, Randy & the Rainbows feat. Randy Safuto, Barbara Lynn, The Volumes, Blue Suede Orchestra feat. the Allen Oldies Band., Sat., February 20, 8 p.m., TBA. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Rd., Stafford.

Walker Lukens: Tue., December 29, 6 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Wasted Penguinz: With Angiesliste, Arson, J Colossal, Machine Rex, M3TROPOLI5, NONC3NTS, Wes Walz. Sat., December 26, 7 p.m., $15 to $20. Ayva Center, 9371 Richmond, Houston, 832-236-0630.

We Do It For the Love: With Sasha Braverman, Noey Lopez, Henry Chow. First Friday of every month, 8 p.m., Free. Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, 3718 Main, Houston.

Weed: Mon., March 14, 8 p.m., TBA. Satellite, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston.

Will Van Horn: Thu., December 10, 8 p.m., Free. MKT BAR, 1001 Austin, Houston, 832-360-2222.

Witch Titz: With EW, Think Licker. Tue., December 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk, Houston, 713-880-2100.

The Melvins perform with Napalm Death April 1, 2016 at Numbers.EXPAND
The Melvins perform with Napalm Death April 1, 2016 at Numbers.

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