Weekend Music: Allen Oldies Band, True Colors Tour, Tom Waits and a Really Strange Japanese Guy

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Don’t forget the Allen Oldies Band’s “Summer Shindig” tonight at the Continental Club. Here’s the high priest of the oldies (and some very fetching dancers) holding court at the recent Art Car Parade. I never can figure out how they get that ancient “Oldiesmobile” to even start.

Cactus Music hosts a 6 p.m. in-store from Susan Gibson, who wrote this song…

If you feel like “fucking it up,” as the kids say, the Kottonmouth Kings are at Warehouse Live. Here they wonder “Where’s the Weed At?” I daresay they’re not alone...

Saturday and Sunday after the jump.


In honor of the Big Lebowski, the Caroline Collective hosts an all-day “Dudefest,” with music from Houston’s Tontons. Think they have time to learn this Dylan song?

Joan Jett rocks the Woodlands with the rest of the True Colors tour…

Spacetaker is having a “Hard Hats and Hotties” party, with music by the eminently chill DJ Sun.

More True Colors fun, this time from the B-52’s. Dig the ‘stache, Fred.

At his only U.S. appearance Japanese avant-garde demigod Keiji Haino, “a shaman who cuts the striking image of a gothic dandy,” plays a free acoustic concert at Richmond Hall (1500 Richmond), with instruments on loan from Space City Gamelan. He resurfaces, electrified, Sunday night at Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex, 2201 Preston, but that’ll cost you $13. Free earplugs, though – and you’ll need ‘em.

For the latest installment of Starbucks' Mixed Media series, the Museum of Fine Arts opens its doors to Plano’s Farah and Houston’s Glass Candy and Tha Fucking Transmissions. Hope they don’t break anything…

Katt Williams, recently co-starring with Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan in First Sunday, brings his “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’” tour to Toyota Center. Here’s what he might be doing afterward (potentially NSFW):

…And one more, from miss “True Colors” herself. YouTube won’t let me embed the video for “She Bop” – remember how everyone was so freaked out when they learned that song was about masturbation? – but this ought to blow your mind just fine:


Did you know Sevendust was still around? That kind of makes me happy. They’re playing at Meridian with Bloodsimple and Soulidium.

And in case you haven’t heard, this guy will be at Jones Hall. The guy at the piano, not the dudes "interviewing" him, although that would be sweet too. – Chris Gray

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