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Upcoming: Pitbull, Gillian Welch, Ringworm, El-P, Explosions in the Sky, Etc.

Two Star Symphony: Tue., May 22, 8 p.m., Free. Leon's Lounge, 1006 McGowen, Houston.

Bad Romance (Lady Gaga Tribute): Fri., May 25, 8 p.m., $13-$20. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston.

Black Breath, Martyrdod, Power Trip, Burning Love: Fri., June 29, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston.

Blue Öyster Cult: Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., TBA. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston.

Caifanes: Wed., June 13, 8 p.m., $59.50-$95.00. House of Blues

Calle 13: Thu., May 10, 8 p.m., $32.50-$47.50. House of Blues

Commie Hilfiger: Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., $5. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston.

The Dan Band: Fri., June 22, 9 p.m., $20-$25. House of Blues

David Ramirez, Matthew Mayfield, Tyagaraja: Fri., May 25, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston.

Debauche, The Suffers, The Failed Attempt: Fri., May 18, 8 p.m., $10. Mango's, 403 Westheimer Road, Houston.

Demon Hunter, Bleeding Through, Cancer Bats, The Plot in You, Willow: Wed., Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $16/$18. Warehouse Live

Dirty River Boys: Thu., June 21, 7:30 p.m., $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston.

The Donkeys, The Handshake, Ancient Cat Society: Thu., May 17, 8 p.m., $5. Fitzgerald's

El-P, Killer Mike: Fri., June 22, 8 p.m., TBA. Warehouse Live

Elect Trick, The Space Villians, Los Area 51: Fri., May 11, 10 p.m., Free. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston.

Explosions in the Sky: Sun., June 17, 8 p.m., $18/$20. Warehouse Live

Featherface, New York City Queens, Mojo Stone, Ben Godfrey: Fri., May 18, 8 p.m., $5-$7. Fitzgerald's

"Fresh Music Festival" With Doug E. Fresh, Guy, SWV, K-Ci & Jo-Jo, Keith Sweat: Sat., May 26, 8 p.m., $45-$65. Reliant Arena, 8400 Kirby Dr., Houston.

Gillian Welch: Wed., June 6, 8 p.m., TBA. Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas, Houston.

Guadalupe Pineda: Sun., May 13, 5 p.m., $40-$100. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston.

Hookers, Swingin' Dicks, Hammercocks, Chelsea Hotel: Fri., May 18, 10 p.m., $8. Rudyard's

"Identity Festival" with Eric Prydz, Wolfgang Gartner, Excision, Madeon, Porter Robinson, Nero (DJ Set), Paul Van Dyk, Arty, Doctor P: Sat., Aug. 11, noon, $48.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, Spring.

Jesse Dayton: Sat., June 2, 8 p.m., $15. Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe (413 20th St., Galveston), 413 20th St., Galveston, Galveston.

Joe, Lyfe Jennings: Sat., June 16, 8 p.m., $39.50-$49.50. Arena Theatre

John Mayall: Thu., Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m., $78-$118. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring.

John Waite: Fri., May 11, 8:30 p.m., $72-$112. Dosey Doe Coffee Company

Latch Key Kids, Broken Gold, American Heist, Spastic Fit: Fri., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Fitzgerald's

Linus Pauling Quartet, Fiskadoro, Burn The Boats: Sat., May 12, 9 p.m., $5. Walter's, 1120 Naylor St., Houston.

Moreland & Arbuckle: Fri., May 11, 8 p.m., $10. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston.

One Direction: Sun., July 21, 8 p.m., TBA. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston.

Pat Travers: Tue., July 26, 8:30 p.m., $68-$108. Dosey Doe Coffee Company

Pitbull: Thu., Aug. 2, 8 p.m., $29.50-$99.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Queen Extravaganza (Queen Tribute): Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., $22-$35. House of Blues

Ringworm: Mon., June 4, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's

The Rocket Summer: Thu., June 14, 6:30 p.m., $15/$17. Warehouse Live

Rosehill: Fri., June 1, 9 p.m., $8. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge Rd., Cypress.

Runaway Sun: Sat., June 2, 9 p.m., TBA. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston.

Sarah Fuselier: Thu., May 10, 7 p.m., $20. Warehouse Live

Satisfaction (Rolling Stones Tribute): Mon., July 9, 8 p.m., $10/$15. House of Blues

This Is Hell, The Greenery: Thu., June 21, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's

Vince Gill: Thu., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $65-$75. Arena Theatre

"Chaos in Houston" with Warrior Kids, Hoax, Forward, Wild//Tribe, The Secret Prostitutes: Wed., May 30, 8 p.m., $10. Walter's

White Ghost Shivers: Sat., June 16, 7 p.m., $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston.

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