Music Calendar

If you would like your band, club or event included in the calendar, please email your information to theblueshound@comcast.net (weekly deadline 5 pm Thursday)

Dates, times and bands are subject to change without notice.

 

Wednesday, December 17th

 
Acadia Sports Bar – open mic
Ben’s Beans – open mic (6 pm)
BFE Rock Club – open mic
Big Easy (The) – blues jam (9:30 pm)
Big Top (The) – Peter & James (10 pm)
Cock & Bull British Pub (Seabrook) – open mic (7 pm)
Continental Club (The) – Paul Ramirez Band (9:30 pm)
Cypress Saloon (Cypress) – Gulf Coast Blues Association jam w/Annika
          Chambers & James Wilhite (8 pm)
Dixie Roadhouse Bar & Grill – open mic jam
Dosey Doe (Big Barn) (The Woodlands) – Larry Gatlin Duo (dinner/show;
          8 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Café (Conroe) – Cody Canada (8 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – bluegrass jam (6:30 pm)
Hotel Sorella (Monnalisa Bar) – The Matchsticks (7 pm)
House of Blues – Cheap Trick
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – open mic (7 pm)
JP Hops House – Hard Times Troubadours (7 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – Groove Kings (8 pm)
Lafayette Cajun Seafood Restaurant – The Over The Hill Gang/Dixieland Jazz
     (7-9 pm)
Last Concert Café (The) – Potroast
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Van Lang (7 pm)
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) – Band of Heathens/Ed Jurdi/Gordy Quist/
Q and A (8 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Irish Session (7:30 pm)
Mo’s Place (Katy) – Eric Myers
NJ’s Bar – open mic w/Kris Collins (8 pm)
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – open mic
Pier 30 Bar & Grill (Surfside Beach) – open mic w/Greg Garner & Wylde
          Stallions (9 pm)
Pub Fiction – Roger Creager
Puffabelly’s (Old Town Spring) – Davin James Songwriter Showcase (8 pm)
ReHab Bar on The Bayou – Mitch Jacobs Honky Tonk Rehab (8 pm)
Sambuca Restaurant – The McClanahans
Shakespeare Pub (The) – John McVey & The Stumble (9 pm)
Swanny’s Grill – Michael Brim (7-9 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Jerry Diaz (6 pm)
Under the Volcano – Sergio Trevino (Christmas show; 8 pm)
Wild Alaska Tavern – open jam night (9 pm)


Thursday, December 18th
 
Acadia Sports Bar – Vanilla Whale/Black Market Tragedy/Mezzanine
Anderson Fair – Songwriters In the Round w/Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson
Ashford Pub – open mic
Bayou Music Center - Train/Daughtry/American Authors
Berryhill Baja Grill (Champions Forest) – Michael Brim (6-9 pm)
Big Easy (The) – Luther & The Healers (9:30 pm)
Big Top (The) – Nick Gaitan & the Umbrella Man (10 pm)
Cabo (Clear Lake) – Obsolete August
Cock-Eyed Seagull (Clear Lake) – open mic
Concert Pub (The) (North) – JDs Throwdown Band
Continental Club (The) – Beetle (7-10 pm); Band on the Run
Costa’s – jam session w/Erin Wright & Alisha Pattillo (8 pm)
County Line Bar & Grill (Richmond) – The Matchsticks
Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar – The Dan Jam (9 pm)
Dosey Doe (Big Barn) (The Woodlands) – Carolyn Wonderland Band (8:30 pm)
Fitzgerald’s – Lotus Effect
George’s Bar & Grill (Conroe) – open mic (8 pm)
Hotel Sorella (Monnalisa Bar) – Michael Flores (7 pm)
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – Big Slick
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – John McVey & The Stumble (9 pm)
Last Concert Café (The) – The Hightailers (10:30 pm)
Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon – jam (8:30 pm)
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Van Lang (7 pm)
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) –  Terri Hendrix & Lloyd Maines (8 pm)
Mi Luna (Rice Village) – Charlie y La Tribu (8:30 pm)
Mo’s Place (Katy) – The Emotions
19th Hole (The Woodlands) – jam (9:30 pm)
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – Less More
Puffabelly’s (Old Town Spring) – acoustic open mic w/Kenny Courville (6 pm)
Red River Ice House – 2 at 6
Rhode House (The) (Spring) – jam (8 pm)
Rudyard’s – Fiddle Witch/The Demons of Dooms/Kelly Doyle Trio
Sambuca Restaurant – The Zentenos
Scotty’s Pub – open mic (7 pm)
Scout Bar (Clear Lake) - Molotov
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
Shamrock Inn – Fun Country Band (7 pm)
Swanny’s Grill – open mic (6-9 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Holly Hicks Band (6 pm)
 
 
Friday, December 19th
 
Acadia Sports Bar – Epic Death/Castles of Colossus/Suicide Pandemic/
          Desecrate the Faith
Anderson Fair – Adam Carroll w/Christian Carroll
Ashford Pub - Blaggards
Batanga – Charlie y La Tribu (9 pm)
Bayou Music Center - Phantogram/Bad Suns/You Me at Six/Twin Atlantic
Big Easy (The) – John McVey & The Stumble (9:30 pm)
Big John’s Icehouse – Snit’s Dog & Pony Show
Big Texas Dance Hall & Saloon (Spring) – Kevin Fowler (10 pm)
Big Texas Dance Hall & Saloon (Webster) – Whiskey Myers (10 pm)
Bourbon Street Sports Bar (Katy) – Adrian Circle
Bugle Boy (The) (LaGrange) – Ruthie Foster (8 pm)
Cock-Eyed Seagull (Clear Lake) – The Hourglass Band
Concert Pub (The) (Galleria) – Alter Ego Band
Concert Pub (The) (North) – After Party/Damon Johnson
Continental Club (The) – Von Hindenburg (7 pm); Fistful of Soul
Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) – jam (8 pm)
Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar – Eric Demmer & The Sax Dawgs (9 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Cafe (Conroe) – Ty Herndon w/Anita Cochran (8:30 pm)
Double T’s Bar & Grill – Texas Contraband
Einstein’s Pub (Katy) – Swagger (9:30 pm)
Emmit’s Place – Sparky Parker Band (9:30 pm)
Firehouse Saloon – Zane Williams (9 pm)
Fitzgerald’s – Helstar
517 Bar (Dickinson) – Myrna Sanders Band (9 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – Allen’s Landing (7 pm)
Hotel Sorella (Monnalisa Bar) – The Sniffs (10:30 pm)
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – Fidelity Maxx
Jailhouse Saloon (Spring) – Instigator
JP’s Upper Deck (Kemah) – 4 Barrel Ramblers (9 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – JJ Dynomite (9:30 pm)
Last Concert Café – Jimmy Lee Deen (7-9 pm)
Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon – Martha White
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) – Cool Freddie E & The Crew/Darbi Shaun
     (7:30 pm)
Mo’s Place (Katy) – Horizon
19th Hole (The Woodlands) – Burning Winter/Metanoia
Noah’s Ark (Bacliff) – Jerry Diaz (7 pm)
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – The Bells/Mike Smith, Reggie
     Loudermilk & Kevin Anthony
Petit Café & Mediterranean Grill – The Raphael Gadot Trio (7-10 pm)
R & R Sports Bar (Friendswood) – Paul Ramirez Band (9:30 pm)
Rico’s Mexican Restaurant (Champion Forest) – Michael Brim (6-9 pm)
Rudyard’s – Fussing and Fighting
Saint Dane’s Bar & Grille – Pirate Radio
Sambuca Restaurant - Shapeshifters
Shakespeare Pub (The) – The Mighty Orq (solo; 6-8 pm); Steve Krase Band
     (club’s Christmas party; 9:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Rhythm & Rain (7 pm)
Toyota Center – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Warehouse Live - The Suffers/The Tontons/Lee Fields & The Expressions (8 pm)
 
 
Saturday, December 20th
 
Acadia Sports Bar – The Level One Band
Almost Austin House Concerts (Pasadena) - Rod Picott, Amy Speace, Doug &
     Telisha Williams (8 pm; for reservations: www.yourtexasmusic.com)
Anderson Fair – Two Bit Palomino
Big Easy (The) – Eugene Moody & The Blues Back Band (9:30 pm)
Big John’s Icehouse – Billy Bourbon
Bugle Boy (The) (LaGrange) – Band of Heathens (8 pm)
Cabo (Seabrook) - Adrenaline
Cactus Music – Larry Cooper (1 pm); Trudy Lynn & Steve Krase (3 pm)
Concert Pub (The) (Galleria) – VHT/Benastar
Concert Pub (The) (North) – Pigs on the Wall
Continental Club (The) – Dash Rip Rock/Thrill
County Line Bar & Grlil (Richmond) – Fyzical Address
Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) – Donny Taylor & The Gulf Coasters
Cypress Saloon (Cypress) – Jody Booth
Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar – Scott & The Almighty (9 pm)
Diamond Jim’s Country Saloon (Texas City) – Pee Wee Bowen Band
Dosey Doe (Big Barn) (The Woodland) – Gary Kyle Band (DVD recording;
          8:30 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Café (Conroe) – Damn Quails (8:30 pm)
Double T’s Bar & Grill – Coco & The Playerz
Emmit’s Place – Annika Chambers w/Paul Ramirez Band (9:30 pm)
Fitzgerald’s – The Sword
Grand 1894 Opera House (Galveston) – Robert Earl Keen (8 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – The Blenders (5:30 pm)
Hideaway (The) – Hunter McKithan & The Offenders (9:30 pm)
Hotel Sorella (Monnalisa Bar) – Devil’s Hollow (10:30 pm)
House of Blues – Reckless Kelly
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – Abbey Rode/Already Gone
Jacks – Texas TNT (9 pm)
Jailhouse Saloon (Spring) - VCR
Java Buzz Café (Spring) – open mic (9 pm)
JPs Upper Deck (Kemah) – The Sharks
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – Kenny Cordray & Kirk McKim (9:30 pm)
Mo’s Place (Katy) – Aaron Watson
Moody Gardens (Festival of Lights) – Myrna Sanders (6-10 pm)
Natachee’s – Chase Hamblin & The Roustabouts (9 pm)
19th Hole (The Woodlands) – Cassette Tape/Iterra/Apothica
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) –  Zak Perry
ReHab Bar on the Bayou – Texas Johnny Boy w/Milton Hopkins (9 pm)
Ronnie’s Icehouse (Dickinson) – Rush Creek
Rosie’s (Galveston) – Tom Katz Band (9 pm)
Rudyard’s – Dykes on Bykes/The Mudbuggs/Layback Grinds
Saint Dane’s Bar & Grille – 11th Hour
Sambuca Restaurant - Shapeshifters
Scout Bar (Clear Lake) – The Spazmatics
Shakespeare Pub (The) – No Refund Band (9:30 pm)
Shenanigan’s (Texas City) – Bryan Shayne
Stafford Ice House – open mic
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Trial By Fire (6 pm)
UniTunes Coffeehouse (Emerson Unitarian Univeralist Church) - Emerson
     Choir/Emerson Intergenerational Orchestra (5:30 pm)
Vintage Pub – In Your Face
 
 
Sunday, December 21st
 
Acadia Sports Bar – Destroyers of the Sky/Suffer the Gallows
Big Easy (The) – Ruben Moreno (8 pm)
Bobbie’s House of Spirits (Galveston) – open mic (9 pm)
Bohemeo’s – open mic (9 pm)
Concert Pub (The) (Galleria) – jam (9 pm)
Cottonwood Houston – Dust Devil (5 pm)
County Line Bar & Grill (Richmond) – jam w/The Kingpins (5-9 pm)
Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) – blues jam (4-8 pm)
Danton’s Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen – blues brunch (11 am-4 pm)
Dean’s Downtown – Houston Songwriter Series (8-10 pm)
Gridiron Bar & Grill (Sugar Land) – open mic (6 pm)
H & H Saloon – open mic (4-8 pm)
House of Blues – Steve Gilbert Band (Crossroads Restaurant; 6 pm)
Jailhouse Saloon – jam (2-8 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – blues jam w/The Groove Kings (4-8 pm)
Last Concert Café – acoustic jam session (10:30 am)
Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon – pro jam w/Flash & The Key of Soul (6-10 pm)
Mr. Gino’s – Blues Review (6-10 pm)
Natachee’s – David Beebe & Friends (1-4 pm)
Porter Lounge Sports Bar (Porter) – jam w/Kevin Lamar & Movin’ On (8 pm)
Riptide Surf Bar (Galveston) – Robert Kuhn & The Duhons
Ronnie’s Icehouse (Dickinson) – blues jam (4-8 pm)
Rosie’s Bar (Galveston) – open mic jam (4-8 pm)
Sambuca Restaurant – Jawad
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Hamilton Loomis/Mojofromopolis/James & The
     Bondsmen/John McVey & The Stumble (2 pm; benefit for Stephanie
     Maddox); blues jam w/Spare Time Murray (9:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Sheila Marshall Band (4 pm)
Texas Sushi Hana – Mark Zeus (5-9 pm)
Vintage Pub – open mic

Upcoming Events


Abbey Pub
Jan 9:  Texas TNT (9 pm)

Acadia Bar & Grill  
www.acadiabarandgrill.com
Dec 26:  Downfall 2012/The Mercury Cure/Rainchild
Dec 27: Section 8/Headfoot
Wednesdays: open mic

Almost Austin House Concerts (Pasadena)
(doors 6 pm; music 8 pm; for reservations: 
www.yourtexasmusic.com)
Jan 24:  Mary Cutrufello
Feb 21:  Eric Taylor
March 28: Tony Ramey

Almost Home (Cypress)
Jan 16:  Texas TNT (9 pm)

Anderson Fair 
www.andersonfair.net
Dec 22-30: CLOSED
Dec 31: Shake Russell/Matt Harlan & Rachel Jones/Bill Cade/
     Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson
Thursdays: Songwriter’s in the Round w/Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson

Arena Theatre  
www.arenahouston.com
Jan 16:  Gladys Knight
Jan 17:  Dennis DeYoung
Jan 18: Brian McKnight
Feb 7:  Temptations/The Four Tops
March 27: The O’Jays

Ashford Pub 
www.ashfordpub.com
Thursdays: open mic


Avant Garden
Mondays:   Free Radicals (10-11 pm)

Batanga
Fridays:  Charlie y La Tribu (9 pm)

Bayou Music Center  
www.bayoumusiccenter.com
Dec 31:  Blue October
Jan 14:  Englebert Humperdinck
Jan 24:  Fab Four
Jan 30:  Seether/Papa Roach/Kyng/Islander
Feb 12: The Very Best of Celtic Thunder
Feb 14:  Alice Cooper
Feb 28:  Pierce the Veil/Sleeping With Sirens
March 6:  Steve Miller Band/The Mighty Orq
March 7:  Above & Beyond
March 13:  Bush/Theory of a Deadman
May 28: Volbeat/Anthrax

Bedrock Tavern (Cypress)
Dec 26:  Texas TNT (9:30 pm)

Ben’s Beans
Wednesdays:  open mic (6 pm)

Berryhill Baja Grill (Champions Forest)  
Thursdays:          Michael Brim (6-9 pm)

BFE Rock Club   
www.bferockclub.com
Wednesdays:  open mic

Big Easy (The)  
www.thebigeasyblues.com
Dec 24-25: CLOSED
Dec 26:  Tommy Dardar Band (9:30 pm)
Dec 27:  Alan Haynes (9:30 pm)
Dec 28:  National Zydeco Foundation Monthly Jam (8 pm)
Dec 31:  Tony Vega Band (9:30 pm)
Jan 1:  CLOSED
Jan 3: Evelyn Rubio (9:30 pm)
Jan 10: No Refund Band (9:30 pm)
Mondays: John Egan
Tuesdays:  Westside Johnson
Tuesdays: James & The Bondsmen
Wednesdays: blues jam
Thursdays: Luther & the Healers

Big John’s Icehouse
Dec 26:  Key of Soul
Dec 27:  The Goods
Dec 31:  Coco & The Playerz

Big Top (The)
Wednesdays: Peter & James (10 pm)
Thursdays: Nick Gaitan & the Umbrella Man (10 pm)

Birraporetti’s (downtown)
Dec 22:  Sancho & The Lovetones
Dec 29:  Jonn Del Toro Richardson (7 pm)
Jan 5:  Evelyn Rubio

Bobbie’s House of Spirits (Galveston)
Sundays:  open mic (9 pm)

Bohemeo’s
Sundays: open mic (9 pm)

Bourbon Street Sports Bar (Katy)
Dec 26: Andy Vargas & David DeLaGarza
Jan 2: The Crashers

Braman Winery (Richmond)
Dec 26:  Van Buchanan (7 pm)

Bubba’s on Washington
Tuesdays:  Bayou City Showcase & open mic w/Mark Zeus (7:30 pm)

Bugle Boy (The) (LaGrange)  
www.thebugleboy.com
Dec 26-27:  CLOSED
Jan 2-3: CLOSED
Jan 9:  Wood & Wire (8 pm)
 
Cabo (Seabrook)
Dec 27:   Blue Finger Disco
Dec 31:  New Waves
Jan 3:  Falskye
Tuesdays: Danny Lopez & The Rickwads
Thursdays: Obsolete August

Cactus Music
Dec 26:  Us (1 pm); Hearts of Animals (3 pm)
 
Café 4212
Mondays:  jazz jam 

Chantilly Room (LaPorte)
Jan 3:  Myrna Sanders Band (9 pm)
 
Cheers Pub (Tomball)
Jan 16: Myrna Sanders Band (9 pm)

Claudio’s Restaurant (Kemah)
Mondays: open mic (7 pm)


Club Max
Tuesdays: The White Trash Band (7 pm)

Cock & Bull British Pub (Seabrook)
Dec 31:  Bruce Courtney
Wednesdays: open mic (7 pm)

Cock-Eyed Seagull (Clear Lake) 
Thursdays: open mic

Concert Pub (The) (Galleria)
www.theconcertpub.com
Dec 26:  The Mona Lisa’s
Dec 27:  Ozz/MTA
Dec 31:  Black Dog/Subdivided
Sundays: jam

Concert Pub (The) (North)  
www.theconcertpub.com
Dec 26: Crue Fast For Love
Dec 27:  Lemon Yellow Sun/Red Hot Chili Peckers
Dec 31:  Marzi Metal
Jan 10:  Fab 5 (9 pm)

Continental Club (The) 
www.continentalclub.com
Dec 24: CLOSED
Dec 25: Grand Old Grizzy & Friends
Dec 26:  John Egan (7 pm); The Wandering Bufaleros
Dec 27: Charles Phil Peters IV/Folk Family Revival/Easy Kiddo
Dec 31: The Allen Oldies Band/Picture Book/Thrill
Jan 1: CLOSED
Jan 2: Picture Book/Disco Expressions
Jan 9: Pony/Ed Hall
Jan 14: Los Straitjackets/Deke Dickerson
Jan 17: Honey Island Swamp Band
Jan 23: Skyrocket
Jan 24: Flametrick Subs
Jan 28: Eric Lindell
Wednesdays: Paul Ramirez Band (9:30 pm)
Thursdays: Beetle (7-10 pm)

Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) 
www.thecornerpubinconroe.com
Tuesdays: open mic w/Jeremy Bankead (9 pm)

Costa’s
Thursdays: jam session w/Erin Wright & Alisha Pattillo (8 pm)

County Line Bar & Grill (Richmond)
Dec 31:   Mykawa Road Band
Sundays:  jam w/The Kingpins (5-9 pm)

Crescent Moon Wine Bar (Spring)
Jan 17:   Fab 5 (8:30 pm)

Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) 
www.CruisersTX.com
Dec 31:  Fuzzbox Junkies
Fridays:  acoustic jam (8 pm)
Sundays: blues jam (4-8 pm)

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
April 1: Nickelback
April 24:  Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
May 2:  ZZ Top/Jeff Beck
May 7:  Lana Del Rey/Courtney Love
July 31:  Idina Menzel
August 8:     5 Seconds of Summer 

Cypress Saloon (Cypress)
Dec 26:  Mark Jones & Twenty Paces
Dec 27: Jonathan Mitchell Band
Jan 24:  GCBA Houston Blues Festival w/Buddy Whittington & more

Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar 
www.danelectrosguitarbar.com
Dec 24-25: CLOSED
Dec 31: Holland K. Smith (9 pm)
Jan 2:   Big E & The Lowdown (9 pm)
Jan 9:    Weezher (9 pm)
Jan 10:  Adam Johnson Band (9 pm)
Jan 16: The Offenders (9 pm)
Jan 17: The Sparky Parker Band/Patrice Pike (9 pm)
Jan 23:  Dedric Clark & The Social Animal (9 pm)
Jan 24:  Evelyn Rubio Band (9 pm)
Jan 30: Josh Hoyer & The Shadowcasters (9 pm)
Jan 31: Corey Kennedy/Vanilla Whale/Eric Tessmer (9 pm)
Thursdays:   The Dan Jam  (9 pm)

Danton’s Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen 
www.dantonsseafood.com
Sundays: blues brunch (11 am-4 pm)

Dean’s Downtown
Sundays:  Houston Songwriter Series (8-10 pm)

Diamond Jim’s Country Saloon (Texas City)
Dec 31:   Soulshine Band

Dixie Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Wednesdays: open mic jam


Dosey Doe (The Big Barn) (The Woodlands) 
www.doseydoe.com
Dec 26: Radney Foster (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Dec 27: Hal Ketchum (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Dec 31: Level One Band (dinner/show; 7 pm)
Jan 3: Marcia Ball Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 9-10: Ronnie Milsap (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 14:  Ezra Charles (8 pm)
Jan 15:  Marc Broussard Trio (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 16:  Eric Johnson & Mike Stern (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 17:  Larry Gatlin Duo (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 18:  Crystal Gayle (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
Jan 24:  Neal McCoy Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Jan 27:  Haley Cole (CD release; 8 pm)
Jan 30:  Tracy Lawrence Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 1:  Blood Sweat & Tears (dinner/show; 5:30 & 8:30 pm)
Feb 6:  Kyle Hutton (7:30 pm); Tracy Byrd Trio (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 7:  BJ Thomas Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 10:  The Statesboro Revue (dinner/show; 8 pm)
Feb 13:  Asleep at the Wheel (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 14:  Crystal Yates (7:30 pm); John Conlee (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 15: The Association (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
Feb 19: Confederate Railroad (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 20:  Dr. John & The Nite Trippers (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 21: George Winston (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 22: Keiko Matsui Band (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
Feb 25:  Jorma Kaukonen (dinner/show; 8 pm)
Feb 26: Dean Sams & Michael Peterson (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 27:  Monte Montgomery Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Feb 28:The Lettermen (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
March 12: Suzy Bogguss Trio (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
March 21: Kraig Parker (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
March 22:  Bill Medley Trio (dinner/show; 4 & 7:30 pm)
April 3: Mickey Gilley Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 4: Kurt Elling & Nicole Henry (dinner/show; 5:30 & 8:30 pm)
April 9:  Marshall Tucket Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 12:  Mercury (7 pm)
April 18:  Sam Bush Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 19:  Jake Shimabukuro (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
April 23:  Jimmie Vaughn & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band w/Lou Ann Barton
      (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
May 22:  Kebo (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
June 20: Rippingtons (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Sept 26: Strunz & Farah (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Sept 27: Judy Collins Band (dinner/show; 4 & 7:30 pm)
Oct 10:  Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)

Dosey Doe Music Café
www.doseydoe.com
Dec 26:   Will Makar & The Red Line (8:30 pm)
Dec 27:  The Rankin Twins (7:30 pm); Gary P. Nunn Band (8:30 pm)
Dec 31:  Mike Zito Band (dinner/show; 9 pm)
Jan 2: Miles Williams (8:30 pm) 

Jan 3:  Cody Jinks Band (8:30 pm)
Jan 7:  Grace Pettis & Kathryn Hallberg (8 pm)
Jan 9:  Blake & Fallon (8:30 pm)
Jan 10: Milk Drive (8:30 pm)
Jan 14:  Dub Miller (8 pm)
Jan 15: Josh Grider Band (8:30 pm)
Jan 16:  Uncle Lucius (8:30 pm)
Jan 17:  Micky & The Motorcars (8:30 pm)
Jan 21:  Leslie Sloan (8 pm)
Jan 22:  Mason Jennings (8:30 pm)
Jan 23: Cyrus James Band (8:30 pm)
Jan 24: Kyle Hutton Band (8:30 pm)
Jan 29: Chris Knight (8:30 pm)
Jan 30: The Black Cadillacs (8:30 pm)
Jan 31: Max Stalling Band (8:30 pm)
Feb 5:  Amanda Shires (8:30 pm)
Feb 6:  Jody Both Band (8:30 pm)
Feb 7:  Blue Water Hwy (7 pm); Chubby Knuckle Choir (CD release;  8:30 pm)
Feb 12:  Nicholas David (8:30 pm)
Feb 13:  Ray Wylie Hubbard (8:30 pm)
Feb 14:  Terri Hendrix Band w/Lloyd Maines (8:30 pm)
Feb 19: Josh Fuller (8:30 pm)
Feb 21:  Hamilton Loomis Band (8:30 pm)
Feb 27:  Owen Temple Band (8:30 pm)
Feb 28:  Billy Joe Shaver Band (8:30 pm)
March 8:   Trout Fishing in American (8:30 pm)
March 11: The Stray Birds (8 pm)
March 13: Cameran Nelson Band (8:30 pm)
March 19:  Rhett Butler & Don Ross (8:30 pm)
March 21:   Young Dubliners (8:30 pm)
March 27:   David Ball Band (8:30 pm)
March 28:  Zane Williams Band (CD release; 8:30 pm)
April 10:  Susan Gibson (8:30 pm)
April 17:  Ewan Dobson (8:30 pm)
May 6:  Claude Burbon (8 pm)
May 8:  Samantha Fish Band (8:30 pm)

Double T’s Bar & Grill
Dec 27:   Key of Soul

Einstein’s Pub (Katy)  
www.einsteinspub.com
Dec 26: Falskey (9:30 pm)

Emmit’s Place
www.emmitsplace.com
Dec 26: Raa Raa & Da Zydeco Allstars (9:30 pm)
Mondays:   jam (9 pm)

Firehouse Saloon (The) 
www.firehousesaloon.com
Dec 25: Rich O’Toole (9 pm)
Dec 31:  Midnight River Choir/Court Nance (9 pm)
Jan 2:   Gary P. Nunn (9 pm)
Jan 16:  William Clark Green/Ross Cooper (9 pm)
Jan 23:  American Aquarium/Mike & The Moonpies (9 pm)
Feb 13: Sunny Sweeney/Breelan Angel (9 pm)
 
Fitzgerald’s
Dec 29:  Shakey Ground
Dec 30:  Hayes Carll
Dec 31:  BLSHS/Teeel/New York City Queens/Children of Pop/Yung Slutty
Jan 9:  Mineral
Jan 10:  Pennywise
Jan 22:  Machine Head
Jan 31: White Arrows
April 18:   Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

517 Bar (Dickinson)
Tuesdays: jam 

Fuddruckers (Nasa Road 1)
1st Tuesday: Bay Area Bluegrass Association
     bluegrass jam (7 pm)

Gabby’s BBQ (Pasadena)
1st Friday:  Sweet Mama Cotton (6-9 pm)


George’s Bar & Grill (Conroe)
Thursdays: open mic (8 pm)

Grand 1894 Opera House (Galveston)
www.thegrand.com
Dec 27:  Jerry Jeff Walker (8 pm)
Dec 28:   Manhattan Transfer (4 pm)
Jan 24:   Oak Ridge Boys (7:30 pm)
Jan 25:   Oak Ridge Boys (3 pm)

Gridiron Bar & Grill (Sugar Land)
Sundays: open mic (6 pm)

H & H Saloon
Sundays: open mic (4-8 pm)

Hawg Stop Bar (Channelview)
Dec 30:  Glenn Bryant Band (8 pm)

HEB Montrose Market
Dec 26:  Danielle Reich Trio (12:30 pm)

Hickory Hollow (Heights)  
www.hickoryhollowrestaurant.com
Dec 27: Pat Gavin & The Buckaroo Band (5:30 pm)
Jan 2:  Bluegrass Solution (6:30 pm)
Jan 3:   Tunasin (5:30 pm)
Jan 9:   Lonestar Bluegrass Band (7 pm)
Jan 10:  Cypress Creek Bluegrass (5:30 pm)
Jan 16:  Kimberly M’Carver (7 pm)
Jan 17:  The Blenders (5:30 pm)
Jan 23:  Border Town Ramblers (7 pm)
Jan 24:  Pat Gavin & The Buckaroo Band (5:30 pm)
Jan 30:  Jamie Sloan Band (7 pm)
Jan 31:  Mike Stroup Band (5:30 pm)
Wednesdays:  bluegrass jam (6:30 pm) 

Hideaway (The)   
www.hideawayondunvale.com
Tuesdays: jam w/Rick Lee & the Night Owls  (9:30 pm)

Hotel Sorella City Centre (Monnalisa Bar)  
www.hotelsorella-citycentre.com
Dec 24: Michael Flores (7 pm)
Dec 25: The Matchsticks (6 pm)
Dec 26: Paul Ramirez Band (10:30 pm)
Dec 27: DaHeBeGeeBees (10:30 pm)
Dec 31: Cody Bryan/Roxy Roca (9 pm)

House of Blues  
www.hob.com
Dec 26: Robert Earl Keen
Dec 27:  Rhymin N’ Stealin/Weezhur/Potbelly
Dec 30:  Spoon/I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness
Dec 31:  Josh Abbott Band
Jan 2: Appetite for Destruction; Kissalike (Bronze Peacock Room)
Jan 3: Strangelove; Mysterious Ways (Bronze Peacock Room)
Jan 7: Clutch
Jan 9:  Myrna Sanders Band/Zach Emery Band (Bronze Peacock Room)
Jan 16:  Who’s Bad; Luke Wade (Bronze Peacock Room)
Jan 17: Periphery/Nothing More/Wovenwar/Thank You Scientist
Jan 18: Rebelution/Katchfire
Jan 23: Led Zeppelin 2
Jan 24:  Badfish/Shrub
Jan 29:  Cannibal Corpse/Behemoth
Jan 30: Railroad Earth/Shook Twins
Jan 31: Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Feb 3:  Brooke Fraser
Feb 4:  Guster; Sean McConnell Band (Bronze Peacock Room)
Feb 5:  Wale
Feb 8:  Less Than Jake/Reel Big Fish/Authority Zero
Feb 18:  Johnny Stimson (Bronze Peacock Room)
Feb 19:Taking Back Sunday/Let Live/The Menzingers
Feb 25: Meghan Trainor
Feb 26:  August Burns Red/Miss May 1/Northlane/Erra
Feb 27:  Paul Thorn (Bronze Peacock Room)
March 5: Cold War Kids
March 6: The Expendables/Ballyhoo/Katastro; Wild Child (Bronze Peacock Room)
March 7:  Ryan Bingham/Lucero
March 13: Dan + Shay
March 28: Buddy Guy
April 1:  Dr. Dog
April 9:  Punch Brothers
April 21:  IAM
April 30:  Walk the Moon/The Griswalds
May 3:   Zappa plays Zappa
May 7: Blackberry Smoke
May 8:  Jonny Lang
May 9:  Ed Kowalczyk

Hyatt Regency
Dec 31:  Fab 5 (9 pm)

Iron Horse Saloon (Brookshire)
Jan 24: Texas TNT (9 pm)
 
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah)
Dec 26:  Bourbon Street
Dec 27:  Madigan
Dec 31:  Mambo Jazz Kings
Jan 2-3:  Velcro Pygmies
Jan 31:  Fab 5 (9 pm)

Jacks
Dec 27:  Black Jack County
Dec 31:  Texas TNT (9 pm)
Jan 3:    Charlie Parker Band
Jan 10:  Cowbell Kings

Jackson’s Watering Hole
Dec 31:  Snit’s Dog & Pony Show

Jailhouse Saloon (Spring) 
www.jailhousesaloontx.com
Dec 31:  Troublemaker
Fridays: Instigator
Sundays: jam (2-8 pm)

Java Buzz Café (Spring)
Saturdays: open mic (9 pm)

Jazz  
www.jazzhouston.com
(for upcoming events in the jazz community)

Johnny Arolfo Civic Center (League City)
3rd Saturday (except May/December): Bay Area
     Bluegrass Association presents live bluegrass
     music (7 pm)  www.bayareabluegrass.org

JP Hops House  
www.jphopshouse.com
Dec 27: Scrambled Yeggs (9 pm)
Wednesdays: Hard Times Troubadours (7 pm)

JPs Upper Deck (Kemah)
Dec 26: Gary Michael Dahl
Dec 27: 4 Barrel Ramblers
Dec 31: Wild Rabbit Salad
 
Kat Daddy’s (Conroe)
Jan 17: Texas TNT (9 pm)

Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) 
www.KatiesBar.com
Dec 24:  Dave Nevling & The Blues Kats (8 pm)
Dec 25:  CLOSED
Dec 26:  Alan Haynes (9 pm)
Dec 27:  Scott McGill Band (9 pm)
Dec 28:  jam host: Paul Ramirez
Dec 31:  Ricky Jackson (9 pm)
Jan 1: CLOSED
Jan 2:  Luther & The Healers (9 pm)
Jan 3:  Tony Vega Band (9 pm)
Feb 14:  Chris Tofield (9:30 pm)
Sundays:   blues jam (4-8 pm)

Lafayette Cajun Seafood Restaurant
Wednesdays: The Over The Hill Gang/Dixieland Jazz (7-9 pm)

Last Concert Café (The) 
www.lastconcert.com
Mondays: open mic
Wednesdays: Potroast
Thursdays: The Hightailers (10:30 pm)
Fridays:  Jimmy Lee Deen (7-9 pm)
Sundays: acoustic jam session (10:30 am)

Lobellos (Huffman)
Jan 30:   The .07 Blues Band (9 pm)

Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon 
www.lynnslongbranch.com
Dec 26: Austin
Dec 27: Hit N Run
Thursdays: jam (8:30 pm)
Sundays:   pro jam w/Flash &  The Key of Soul (6-10 pm)

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Tuesdays: Van Lang (7 pm)
Wednesdays: Van Lang (7 pm)
Thursdays: Van Lang (7 pm)

Main Street Crossing (Tomball)
Dec 22: Two Tons of Steel (8 pm)
Dec 24-25: CLOSED
Dec 26: Adam Carroll/Owen Temple/Zach Aaron (8 pm)
Dec 29: John Evans Band (8 pm)
Jan 1:  CLOSED
Jan 31: Steve Krase w/Trudy Lynn (8 pm)

Mak’s (Spring)
Dec 27:  The .07 Blues Band (10 pm)
Feb 13:  The .07 Blues Band (10 pm)

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck 
www.mcgonigels.com
Dec 23: Trish & Darin (7 pm)
Dec 24-25: CLOSED
Dec 26:  Bob Schneider (7 & 9:30 pm)
Dec 27:  John Evans (7 pm); The Mighty Orq & Friends (9:30 pm)
Dec 28:  Cory Morrow (6 pm)
Dec 29:  Hadden Sayers (7 pm)
Dec 30: Wood & Wire (7 pm)
Dec 31:   Mike Stinson (7 pm)
Jan 1:  CLOSED
Jan 2:  Dawn and Hawkes (7 pm); Chris Lively (9:30 pm)
Jan 8:  Wheatfield (7 pm)
Jan 9:  Joe Ely (7 & 9:30 pm)
Jan 10: Greg Trooper (7 pm)
Jan 11: Shake Russell (6 pm)
Jan 13: Amy Lavere & Wlil Sexton (7:30 pm)
Jan 15: Seth Walker (7 pm); Ryan Montbleau (9:30 pm)
Jan 16: Guy Forsyth (7 & 9:30 pm)
Jan 18:  Shake Russell  (6 pm)
Jan 22: John Doe (7 pm); Piper Jones (9:30 pm)
Jan 23:  White Ghost Shivers (7 pm); Lara Lynn (9:30 pm)
Jan 24: Suzanna Choffel (7 pm); The Mastersons (9:30 pm)
Jan 25: Shake Russell (6 pm)
Jan 27: Fred Eaglesmith (7:30 pm)
Jan 31:  Butch Hancock & Jimmie Dale Gilmore (7 & 9:30 pm)
Feb 6:  Lily & Madeleine (7 pm)
Feb 7:  Robyn Ludwick (7 pm); Robert Ellis (9:30 pm)
Feb 10: Paige Lewis (7:30 pm)
Feb 12:  Kelly Willis (7 pm)
Feb 13:   Christine Lavin (7 pm); Red Elvises (9:30 pm)
Feb 14:   Jimmy Lafave (7 pm)
Feb 15:  Brother Sun (6 pm)
Feb 19:   Al Staehely (7:30 pm)
Feb 22:   Malcomb Holcombe (6 pm)
Feb 26:   Margo & The Pricetages (9:30 pm)
Feb 27:  James McMurtry (7 & 9:30 pm)
March 6:  Milkdrive (7 pm); Red Molly (9:30 pm)
March 8:  Muldaur-Kweskin (6 pm)
April 11: Slaid Cleaves (7 & 9:30 pm)
April 14:  Sean Watkins (7:30 pm)
May 3: Carrie Rodriguez (6 pm)
May 8: Piper Jones (7 pm); Clandestine (9:30 pm)
May 14: Tom Russell (7 & 9:30 pm)
May 26: Beppe Gambetta (7:30 pm)
June 27:  Terri Hendrix (7 pm)
Sept 26: California Guitar Trio (7 & 9:30 pm)
Mondays: open mic (6:30 pm)
Wednesdays: Irish Session (7:30 pm)

Mi Luna (Rice Village)
Thursdays:   Charlie y La Tribu (8:30 pm)

Milt’s Country Tavern (Willis)
Jan 17:  The .07 Blues Band (8 pm)

Mo’s Place (Katy)  
www.mosplacekaty.com
Dec 24: Jon McConnell
Dec 25: Rhythm of the Road
Dec 26: Stephen Chadwick
Dec 27: The Emotions
Dec 31: Horizon
Jan 3: Kyle Park

Moody Gardens (Festival of Lights)
Jan 2:  Myrna Sanders (610 pm)

Mr. Gino’s
Sundays: Blues Review (6-10 pm)

Natachee’s
Dec 27:  Jon Dee Graham (9 pm)

19th Hole (The Woodlands)
Dec 26:  Mandi Powell
Dec 27: Can’t Live Like This
Dec 29: Falskye Duo
Dec 31: Alternative Matter
Jan 3: Rainchild
Jan 9: Black Home Caravan/Carrion Sun/Dead Earth Politics/
     Black Standard
Jan 16:  The .07 Blues Band (9 pm)

NJ’s Bar
Wednesdays:  open mic w/Kris Collins (8 pm)

Noah Ark’s (Bacliff)
Dec 26:  Mark Mireless (7 pm)

Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston)
www.oldquarteracousticcafe.com
Jan 3:  Owen Temple
Jan 9:  Adam Carroll
Jan 10: Ruthie Foster
Jan 16: Clarence Bucaro
Jan 23: Hank Schyma
Jan 30: Guy Forsyth
Jan 31: Marina Rocks
Feb 20: John Evans Band
Feb 21: The Louvers
Feb 27: Claude Butch Morgan
Feb 28: Tish Hinajosa
March 6-7: Joe Ely
March 13:  Ray Bonneville
March 25: Hayes Carll
April 4: Chubby Knuckle Choir
Wednesdays:open mic
Thursdays: Less More

Overlook Event Center
Dec 31:          Ezra Charles Band (dinner/dance)

Papa’s Ice House (Spring)
Jan 10: Texas TNT (9 pm)

Pier 30 Bar & Grill (Surfside Beach)
Wednesdays: open mic w/Greg Garner & Wylde Stallions 
     (9 pm)

Porter Lounge Sports Bar (Porter)
Sundays: jam w/Kevin Lamar & Movin’ On (8 pm)\

Puffabelly’s (Old Town Spring)   
www.puffabellys.com
Wednesdays: Davin James Songwriter Showcase
     (8 pm)
Thursdays: acoustic open mic w/Kenny Courville
     (6 pm)

Red Brick Tavern (Conroe)
Mondays:   Charles Peters-Freddie Mack Blues Duo

Red River Ice House
Thursdays:  2 at 6

ReHab Bar on the Bayou
Wednesdays: Mitch Jacobs Honky Tonk Rehab (7:30 pm)

Rhode House (The) (Spring)
Thursdays: jam (8 pm)

Rico’s Mexican Restaurant (Champion Forest)
Fridays:    Michael Brim (6-9 pm)

Riptide Surf Bar (Galveston)
Sundays: Robert Kuhn & The Duhons

Ronnie’s (Dickinson)
Sundays: blues jam (4-8 pm)

Rosie’s Bar (Galveston)
Sundays:   open mic jam (4-8 pm)

Rudyard’s
Dec 26:   Project Grimm/Slow Future
Dec 30:   Winter Wonder Glam/Dead Roses
 
Saint Dane’s Bar & Grille
Dec 26:  Jedi
Dec 27:  Big Richard

Sambuca Restaurant 
www.sambucarestaurant.com
Dec 22: Yvonne Washington
Dec 23: Lois Albez
Dec 24-25:  CLOSED
Dec 26-27: This Is Our Band
Dec 29: Tianna Hall
Dec 30:  Lois Albez
Dec 31: Ken Mondshine & The Brotherhood
Jan 23:   Fab 5 (8:30 pm)
Thursdays: The Zentenos
Sundays: Jawad

Scotty’s Pub
Thursdays: open mic (7 pm)

Scout Bar (Clear Lake)  
www.scoutbar.com
Dec 26:  An Author, A Poet
Dec 27:  Born From Ruins
Dec 31:  The Hunger/Saturate/The Last Hour/Vanilla Sugar
Jan 10:   Batter/Ozz
Jan 14:   Wednesday 13/Eyes Set To Kill
Jan 24:   Metal Shop
Jan 31:   Deadhorse
Feb 6:    Whitey Morgan
Feb 14:   Metalachi
Feb 21:   Toology
Feb 28:  The Lacs
March 18:  One Eyed Doll
March 19:  Fortunate Youth

Shakespeare Pub (The) 
www.shakespearepub.net
Dec 23:Paul Ramirez Band (9 pm)
Dec 25: CLOSED
Dec 26: Eugene Moody & The Blues Back Band (9:30 pm)
Dec 27:  Jonn Del Toro Richardson Band (9:30 pm)
Dec 30: Tres Amigos Percussion Trio (9 pm)
Mondays: Barry & Friends (7 pm)
Wednesdays:  John McVey & The Stumble (9 pm)
Fridays: The Mighty Orq (solo; 6-8 pm)
Sundays: blues jam w/Spare Time Murray (9 pm)

Shenanigan’s (Texas City)
www.shenanigansworld.com
Dec 31: Billy Miles

Sherlock’s Pub (Bay Area Blvd)
Dec 31:  Vertigo
 
Signature Bistro (Seabrook)
Tuesdays:  open mic w/David Schwope (7 pm)

Stafford Centre (Stafford)
Dec 31: Nobody’s Fool (dinner/dance; 7 pm)
Feb 11: Chubby Checker (8 pm)
Feb 16:  Michael McDonald (8 pm)

Stafford Ice House
Saturdays: open mic

Swanny’s Grill
Wednesdays:   Michael Brim (7-9 pm)
Thursdays: open mic (6-9 pm)

T’s Bar (Conroe)
Mondays: open mic

T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah)
www.tbonetoms.com
Dec 23:  Frank Martin Gilligan (6 pm)
Dec 25:  CLOSED
Dec 26: Crossroads (6 pm)
Dec 28: Terry Rasor Band (4 pm)
Dec 30:  Scott McGill (6 pm)
Jan 1: Crossroads (6 pm)
Jan 2: Donny Taylor & The Gulf Coasters (6 pm)
Jan 3:  4 Barrel Ramblers (6 pm)
Feb 21: The .07 Blues Band (7 pm)

Texas Sushi Hana
Sundays: Mark Zeus (5-9 pm)
 
That One Bar (Spring)
Feb 6: The .07 Blues Band (9 pm)
April 3: The .07 Blues Band (9 pm)

Toyota Center
Feb 7:  Chris Brown/Trey Songz
Feb 14:  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Feb 17:   Maroon 5/Magic!/Rozzi Crane
March 3:  Fleetwood Mac
March 22: Ricardo Arjona
May 18: Bette Middler
May 25:  Neil Diamond

Two Mules Tavern (Spring)
Dec 27:  Texas TNT
 
Under the Volcano
Dec 31: NOLA Hustlers Brass Band (8 pm)
Jan 7:  Mike Stinson (8 pm)
Jan 14: Hamell on Trial (8 pm)

UniTunes Coffeehouse (Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church) 
www.unitunes.org
Jan 3:  Bill Kirchen (7:30 pm)
Feb 7: Harpeth Rising (7:30 pm)
March 7:  Albert & Gage (7:30 pm)
April 4: Shake Russell & Michael Hearne (7:30 pm)
May 2: Peter Mayer (7:30 pm)

Vintage Pub
Dec 26:  VCR
Dec 27: Shadowland
Jan 9:   Blaggards/Saxon Moon
Jan 24:  ESC4P3/Number of Others
Sundays:  open mic

West University Community Center
Jan 10:   Albert & Gage (7:30 pm)
Feb 14:   Hans York (7:30 pm)
March 14: Joe Crookston (7:30 pm)

Wild Alaska Tavern
Wednesdays:  open jam night (9 pm)

Zydeco 
www.zydecoevents.com
(for upcoming events in the zydeco community)