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.

 

Monday, March 30th

Avant Garden – Free Radicals (10 pm)
Bayou Blues & Jazz Café – blues jam
Big Easy (The) – John Egan
Birraporetti’s (downtown) – Big Al Bettis (7 pm)
Café 4212 – jazz jam
Capone’s Bar & Oven – Joe Gavito (7 pm)
Claudio’s Restaurant (Kemah) – open mic (7 pm)
Costa’s Elixir Lounge – Alisha’s Quartet (7-10 pm)
Emmit’s Place – jam (9 pm)
House of Blues – Magic Man/Great Good Fine OK/Vinyl Theatre (Bronze Peacock
          Room)
Last Concert Café (The) – open mic
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – open mic (6:30 pm)
19th Hole (The Woodlands) – Falskye Duo
Red Brick Tavern (Conroe) – Charles Peters-Freddie Mack Blues Duo
Red Cat Jazz Café – Shawn Allen & Odel Gray
Sambuca Restaurant – Yvonne Washington (7:15 pm)
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Deadman Duo (9 pm)
T’s Bar (Conroe) – open mic


Tuesday, March 31st

Big Easy (The) – Westside Johnson
Bubba’s on Washington – Bayou City Showcase & open mic w/Mark Zeus
       (7:30 pm)
Cabo (Seabrook) – Danny Lopez & The Rickwads
Capone’s Bar & Oven – John Pitman Duo (7 pm)
Club Max – Earl T & The Tattered Hearts (7 pm)
Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) – open mic w/Jeremy Bankhead (9 pm)
517 Bar (Dickinson) – jam
Hideaway (The) – jam w/Rick Lee & The Night Owls (9:30 pm)
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Van Lang (7 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Brant Croucher (7:30 pm)
Sambuca Restaurant – Lois Albez (7:15 pm)
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Paul Ramirez Band (9 pm)
Signature Bistro (Seabrook) – open mic w/David Schwope (7 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Ben Reyna (6 pm)

 
 
Wednesday, April 1st
 
Acadia Sports Bar – open mic
Bayou Blues & Jazz Café – jazz jam
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)
Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) – The Lankford Brothers (8 pm)
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - Nickelback
Dixie Roadhouse Bar & Grill – open mic jam
Dosey Doe Music Café (Conroe) – William Clarke Green (8 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – bluegrass jam (6:30 pm)
House of Blues - Dr. Dog
JP Hops House – Hard Times Troubadours w/The Matchsellers (7 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – Jackson/Youngblood (9 pm)
Lafayette Cajun Seafood Restaurant – The Over The Hill Gang/Dixieland Jazz
          (7-9 pm)
Last Concert Café – Potroast/Hell in a Bucket
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Van Lang (7 pm)
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) – Sean McConnell (8 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Irish Session (7:30 pm)
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)
Puffabelly’s (Old Town Spring) – Davin James Songwriter Showcase (8 pm)
ReHab Bar on the Bayou – Mitch Jacobs Honky Tonk Rehab (7:30 pm)
Sambuca Restaurant – The Mighty Orq (7:15 pm)
Scout Bar (Clear Lake) – Blood on the Dance Floor
Shakespeare Pub (The) – John McVey & The Stumble (9:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Kelly McQuire & Company (6 pm)
Under the Volcano – Mike Stinson (8 pm)
Wild Alaska Tavern – open jam night (9 pm)


Thursday, April 2nd
 
Anderson Fair – Songwriter’s in the Round w/Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson
Ashford Pub – open mic
Bayou Blues & Jazz Café – Tweed Smith & Gloria Edwards (8 pm)
Big Easy (The) – Luther & The Healers (9:30 pm)
Big Top (The) – Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man (10 pm)
Broken Spoke Saloon (Pearland) – open mic (7 pm)
Cabo (Clear Lake) – Obsolete August
Cock-Eyed Seagull (Clear Lake) – open mic
Continental Club (The) – Beetle (7-10 pm); Band on the Run
Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) – Adam McFarland & Josh Pitt (9 pm)
Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar – jam (8 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Café (Conroe) – If Birds Could Fly (8:30 pm)
George’s Bar & Grill (Conroe) – open mic (8 pm)
House of Blues - Somekindofwonderful/Marc Scibilian/FLOR (Bronze Peacock
     Room); Jazmine Sullivan
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – Hamilton Loomis
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – Benny Brasket (9 pm)
Last Concert Café (The) – The Annie B Band (7 pm); 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) – Ezra Charles (8 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Ruby Jane (7 pm); Cole Degges (9:30 pm)
Mi Luna (Rice Village) – Charlie y La Tribu (8:30 pm)
Mo’s Place (Katy) – The Emotions
Nightingale Room (The) – Sideshow Tramps (7:30 pm)
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – open mic
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)
Sambuca Restaurant – The Zentenos (7:45 pm)
Scotty’s Pub – open mic (7 pm)
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
Swanny’s Grill – open mic (6-9 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Crossroads (6 pm)
  

Friday, April 3rd (Good Friday)
 
Anderson Fair – Curtis McMurtry
Batanga – Charlie y La Tribu (9 pm)
Big Easy (The) – Jabo & Rue Davis (9:30 pm)
Big Texas Dance Hall & Saloon (Spring) – Wade Bowen
Big Texas Dance Hall & Saloon (Webster) – Stoney Larue
Bourbon Street Sports Bar (Katy) – Shadowland
Bubba’s Sports Bar (Washington Ave.) – Mark Zeus/Thunderboltz (8 pm)
Club Max – Earl T & The Tattered Hearts
Concert Pub (The) (Galleria) – Pigs on the Wall
Concert Pub (The) (North) – The Spicolis
Continental Club (The) – Picture Book (7 pm); Disco Expressions
Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) – The Matchsellers (9 pm)
Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) – jam (8 pm)
Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar – Blaggards (9 pm)
Diamond Jim’s Country Saloon (Texas City) – The Posse
Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands) –  Mickey Gilley Band (dinner/show;
     8:30 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Cafe (Conroe) – Theresa Yow (CD release; 8:30 pm)
Firehouse Saloon – Wade Andrew Smith & Driftwood (9 pm)
Fratelli’s Ristorante – Sweet Mama Cotton (6-10 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – Bluegrass Solution (6:30 pm)
House of Blues – Bad Religion/Dead to the World
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – Next Level
Jailhouse Saloon (Spring) – Instigator
JP Hops House – The Better Halves (9 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – Tommy Dardar (9:30 pm)
Last Concert Café –  Eminence Ensemble
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) – Hamilton Loomis (8 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Alejandro Escovedo (7 & 9:30 pm)
Natachee’s – Mystery Loves Company (9 pm)
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – Kevin Anthony w/Southbound 45
R & R Sports Bar (Friendswood) – Paul Ramirez Band
Rudyard’s – Donkey Punch
Sambuca Restaurant – This Is Our Band (8:15 pm)
Scout Bar (Clear Lake) – Supersuckers
Shakespeare Pub (The) – The Mighty Orq (solo; 6-8 pm); Annika Chambers &
          The Amazings (9:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – OGRE (7 pm)
That One Bar (Spring) – The .07 Blues Band (9 pm)
Two Mules Tavern (Spring) – Texas TNT (5-7 pm)
 
 
Saturday, April 4th
 
Anderson Fair – These Fine Moments
Backwoods Saloon (Conroe) – TreynWrek (9 pm)
BFE Rock Club – Incite/Demoted to the Grave/Better Left Unsaid/Spades &
          Blades/Mezzanine/Bakbone
Big Easy (The) – Scott McGill Band (9:30 pm)
Big John’s Ice House – Random Pieces
Cactus Music – Andyroo (1 pm); Ray Wylie Hubbard (2 pm)
Café 4212 – Milton Hopkins & The Hit City Blues Band
Concert Pub (The) (Galleria) – Fab 5
Continental Club (The) – Spain Colored Orange
Crazy Oaks Bar (Galveston) – Salty Dog Band/Marty Monte Band
Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) – Cymblem
Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands) – Annika Chambers (7:30 pm); Mike Zito &
The Wheel (8:30 pm)
Dosey Doe Music Café (Conroe) – Mark Jones (7:30 pm); Captain Legendary
     Band (8:30 pm)
Firehouse Saloon – Shane Smith & The Saints/The Powell Brothers/Zach Nytomt
Fratelli’s Ristorante – Sweet Mama Cotton (6-10 pm)
Hickory Hollow (Heights) – Tunasin (5:30 pm)
House of Blues – Bob Schneider/Graham Wilkinson; Sid Seventeen/Love & War/
          Shaw (Bronze Peacock Room)
Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah) – The Nailers
Jacks – The Ons (9 pm)
Java Buzz Café (Spring) – open mic (9 pm)
JP Hops House – Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson (9 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – The Mighty Orq (9:30 pm)
Last Concert Café – Campfire Soul/Hamilton Loomis (8 pm)
Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon – Hit ‘N’ Run
Main Street Crossing (Tomball) – Abbey Rode/Already Gone (8 pm)
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Motel Mirrors (7 pm); South Austin Moonlighters
     (9:30 pm)
19th Hole (The Woodlands) - The Dirty Seeds/Harvester/Rust/Switchblade Jesus/
      Funeral Shroud
Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston) – Chubby Knuckle Choir
Papa’s on the Lake (Montgomery) – Cadillac Blues Band (8 pm)
Papa’s Ice House (Spring) – Texas TNT (9 pm)
Rudyard’s – A Sundae Drive/Sky Acre/Golden Sombrero
Sambuca Restaurant – This Is Our Band (8:15 pm)
Scout Bar (Clear Lake) – Texas Hippie Coalition
Shakespeare Pub (The) – Steve Krase Band w/special guests (Don Derouin Memorial
     Concert; gathering at 8 pm; music (9:30 pm)
Stafford Ice House – open mic
Stutgarten Tavern (Galveston) – Andy & The Dreamsicles (7:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – The Navigators (7 pm)
UniTunes Coffeehouse (Emerson Unitarian Univeralist Church) - Shake Russell &
     Michael Hearne (7:30 pm)
Warehouse Live – Us and Them – The Pink Floyd Experience
Wings N  More (The Woodlands) – Snit’s Dog & Pony Show (noon)
 
 
Sunday, April 5th (Easter Sunday)
 
Backwoods Saloon (Conroe) – open mic w/Lance G (4 pm)
Big Easy (The) – Zydeco Dots (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)
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)
Firehouse Saloon – Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxcasters
Gridiron Bar & Grill (Sugar Land) – open mic (6 pm)
H & H Saloon – open mic (4-8 pm)
Jailhouse Saloon – jam (2-8 pm)
JP Hops House – open mic (6 pm)
Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) – blues jam (4-8 pm)
Last Concert Café –  acoustic jam session (10:30 am);  “A Night of
     Music & Art in Honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month” w/Charity
     Ann/Good Karma/Dy’Lan Ashton/Bao Pham/Sherita Perez (4-9 pm)
Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon – pro jam w/Flash & The Key of Soul (6-10 pm)
Mr. Gino’s – Blues Review (6-10 pm)
Papa’s on the Lake (Montgomery) – Bristol Fashion (3 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 (7:15 pm)
Shakespeare Pub (The) –blues jam w/Spare Time Murray (9:30 pm)
T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah) – Shelia Marshall Band (5 pm)
Texas Sushi Hana – Mark Zeus (5-9 pm)
Vintage Pub – open mic

Upcoming Events


Acadia Sports Barl  
www.acadiabarandgrill.com
Wednesdays: open mic

Almost Austin House Concerts (Pasadena)
(doors 6 pm; music 8 pm; for reservations: 
www.yourtexasmusic.com)
April 24:  Jamie Wilson & Courtney Patton
Sept 19: Hardin Burns
Oct 10:  Chad Elliott

Amadeus Italian Restaurant (Kemah)
April 17:  Andy & The Dreamsicles (8 pm)

Anderson Fair 
www.andersonfair.net
April 9:  Jeff Black (8:45 pm)
April 10:  Leslie Krafka (8 pm)
April 11:  Michael Fracasso (9 pm)
Thursdays: Songwriter’s in the Round w/Ken Gaines & Wayne Wilkerson

Arena Theatre  
www.arenahouston.com
April 10: Dennis DeYoung
April 23: Air Supply
May 15:  Abba The Concert
June 4:  Vince Gill
June 5:  Gipsy Kings
Oct 16:  The Midtown Men
Nov 7:  Mickey Gilley

Ashford Pub 
www.ashfordpub.com
Thursdays: open mic

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

Backwoods Saloon (Conroe)
April 19:  open mic w/Lance G (4 pm)
May 3:   open mic w/Lance G (4 pm)
May 17:  open mic w/Lance G (4 pm)
May 30:  TreynWrek (Back the Badge benefit; noon)
May 31:  open mic w/Lance G (4 pm)

Bar Louie
April 21: City Lights Band (10 pm)

Batanga
Fridays:  Charlie y La Tribu (9 pm)

Bayou Blues & Jazz Café
Mondays: blues jam
Wednesdays: jazz jam
Thursdays: Tweed Smith (8 pm)

Bayou Music Center  
www.bayoumusiccenter.com
April 23: Wilco
April 28: Needtobreathe/Ben Recter/Colony House
April 30:  Primus
May 2:   Five Finger Death Punch/36 Crazyfists/Avatar
May 5:  Bob Dylan
May 15: Frances DeVita
May 27: Halestorm/The Pretty Reckless
May 28: Volbeat/Anthrax

Bedrock Tavern (Cypress)
April 24: Texas TNT (9:30 pm)

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

Bernhardt Winery (Plantersville)  
www.bernhardtwinery.com
April 12:  Vince King (6 pm)
April 19:  Already Gone (6 pm)
April 26:  Johnny & The Spinsations (6 pm)
May 3:    Yelba & Latin Fire (6 pm)
May 10:  Shake Russell (6 pm)
May 17:  The Fab 5 (6 pm)
May 24:  Ezra Charles Band (6 pm)
May 31:  The .07 Blues Band (6 pm)
June 5:   Bill Mock & The Woodlands Show Chorus (7 pm)
June 14: Skyline (7 pm)
June 21: Endless Summer (7 pm)
June 28:  Voyces (7 pm)
July 5:   Bill Mock & Hwy 105 Band (7 pm)
August 2: Grateful Geezers (7 pm)

BFE Rock Club   
www.bferockclub.com
April 18: Five Eyes Wide/Twelve Years Driven/Theory of Thieves/ 
     Hindsight/Pulse Rate Zero/Broken Valor/The Other LA/Black Hole
     Caravan/Destroyers of the Sky
April 24:  Drowning Pool/The Black 13/Twelve Years Driven/Inner Image/
     Hold on Hollywood
May 8:  Worhol/Broken Valor/Citta/Seldom
May 9: Dangerous Business/Black Kennedy/Seldom/Demoted to the Grave/
     Jordan Ashley/Jeremy Howard/Tim Perez
Wednesdays:  open mic

Big Easy (The)  
www.thebigeasyblues.com
April 10:  Texas Johnny Boy (9:30 pm)
April 11: Sandy Hickey w/Brother2Brother (Sandy’s birthday party;  
     9:30 pm)
April 12: Ruben Moreno (8 pm)
April 17: Brad Absher & Swamp Royale (CD release; 9:30 pm)
April 18: Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat (9:30 pm)
April 19: Benefit for Cindy Nauman (bands TBA; 207 pm); Raa Raa (8 pm)
April 24: Dave Nevling & The Blues Kats (9:30 pm)
April 25: Alan Haynes (9:30 pm)
April 26: National Zydeco Foundation Monthly Jam (8 pm)
April 30: Houston Blues Society Monthly Jam w/Steve Gilbert Band
     (9:30 pm)
May 1:  Vince Converse & The New Shoes Band (9:30 pm)
May 2:  Trudy Lynn (9:30 pm)
May 8:  Texas Johnny Boy (9:30 pm)
May 9:  Brad Absher & Swamp Royale (9:30 pm)
May 10:  Ruben Moreno (9:30 pm)
May 15:  Step Rideau (Step’s birthday party; 9:30 pm)
May 16:  Jonn Del Toro Richardson (Jonn’s birthday party; 9:30 pm)
May 22:  Grady Gaines & The Texas Upsetters (Grady’s birthday party;
     9:30 pm)
May 23:  Tony Vega Band (9:30 pm)
May 28:  Houston Blues Society Monthly Jam (9:30 pm)
May 29:  Tommy Dardar Band (9:30 pm)
May 30:  Alan Haynes (9:30 pm)
May 31:  National Zydeco Foundation Monthly Jam (8 pm)
Mondays: John Egan
Tuesdays:  Westside Johnson
Tuesdays: James & The Bondsmen
Wednesdays: blues jam
Thursdays: Luther & the Healers

Big Texas Dance Hall & Saloon (Spring)
www.bigtexassaloon.com
April 10:   Aaron Watson
April 17: JB & The Moonshine Band

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

Birraporetti’s (downtown)
April 20:  Texas Johnny Boy (7 pm)
 
Blondie’s (LaPorte)
May 9:  Wild Cactus Rose

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

Bogie’s Pub (Missouri City)
April 11:   Texas TNT (9 pm)

Bohemeo’s
Sundays: open mic (9 pm)

Braman Winery (Richmond)
April 11:  Van Buchanan (7 pm)

Broken Spoke Saloon (Pearland)
Thursdays:  open mic (7 pm)

Bub’s (Alvin)
June 12:  New Offenders (9 pm)

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

Bugle Boy (The) (LaGrange)  
www.thebugleboy.com
April 10:  Dana Cooper (8 pm)
April 11:  Austin Lounge Lizards (8 pm)
April 17-18: CLOSED
April 24:  Doug Moreland (8 pm)
April 25:   Amy Speace (8 pm)
May 2:  Carrie Rodriguez & Luke Jacobs (8 pm)
May 8:  Joe Ely (8 pm)
May 9:  Grace Pettis (8 pm)
May 15:  Blue Water Highway Band (8 pm)
May 16: Roy Book Binder (8 pm)
May 22-23:  CLOSED
May 29:  Nikki Talley

Cabo (Seabrook)
Tuesdays: Danny Lopez & The Rickwads
Thursdays: Obsolete August

Cactus Music
April 11: Jewel Brown (3 pm)
April 24: Rich Hopkins (5:30 pm)

Café 4212
Mondays:  jazz jam 

Capone’s Bar & Oven  
www.caponestexas.com
April 11: Spare Parts (7:30 pm)

Chelsea Wine Bar (El Lago)
August 22:  Grifters & Shills
 
Churchill’s Sports Bar (Richmond)
April 11:  Sugarland Brass Company (9 pm)

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

Club Max
Tuesdays: Earl T & The Tattered Hearts (7 pm)
1st Friday: Earl T & The Tattered Hearts 

Cock & Bull British Pub (Seabrook)
April 16: Kiki & KimTahoma
Wednesdays: open mic (7 pm)

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

Concert Pub (The) (Galleria)
www.theconcertpub.com
Sundays:   jam (9 pm)
 
Continental Club (The) 
www.continentalclub.com
April 8: Dick Dale/Jay Hooks Band
April 10-11: Southern Culture on the Skids
April 16:  The Defibulators
April 17: Von Hindenburg (7 pm); A Fistful of Soul
April 18:  Lost Bayou Ramblers
April 23:  JW Jones
April 25:  Skyrocket
April 30: New Offenders (10:30 pm)
May 1:  Picture Book (7 pm); Gravity Feed
May 13:  Golden State-Lone Star Revue featuring Mark Hummel,
     Anson Funderburgh, Little Charlie Baty, Wes Starr & RW Grigsby
     (10 pm)
Thursdays: Beetle (7-10 pm)

Corner Pub (The) (Conroe) 
www.thecornerpubinconroe.com
April 10: Zach Walther Band (9 pm)
April 11: Bradley Sherrer (9 pm)
April 17: Justin Dyess & Brandon Smith (9 pm)
April 24: Chad Ware Band (9 pm)
May 1:  Little Outfit (9 pm)
May 9:  Mike Amabile (9 pm)
May 30:  Texas Johnny Boy (9 pm)
June 6:  New Offenders (9 pm)
Tuesdays: open mic w/Jeremy Bankhead (9 pm)
Wednesdays: The Lankford Brothers (8 pm)
Thursdays:  Adam McFarland & Josh Pitt (9 pm)

Costa’s
Mondays:  Alisha's Quartet (7-10 pm)

County Line Bar & Grill (Richmond)
Sundays:  jam w/The Kingpins (5-9 pm)

Crighton Theatre (Conroe)
www.crightontheatre.org
May 9:  Joe Ely, Ruthie Foster & Paul Thorn Song Swap
June 6:  Ray Wylie Hubbard/Uncle Lucius

Cruiser’s Ice House (Santa Fe) 
www.CruisersTX.com
April 11:  Fuzzbox Junkies
April 18: Slide Effect
April 25: The Feel
Fridays:  acoustic jam (8 pm)
Sundays: blues jam (4-8 pm)

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
April 11:  Bryan Adams
April 18: Godsmack/Breaking Benjamin/AWOLNATION/Buckcherry/
     Joywave/Dirty Heads/Hollywood Undead/New Politics/Robert DeLong/
     Art Alexakis/You Met At Six/IAMDynamite/Young Guns/Within Reason
April 24:  Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
April 26: The Doobie Brothers with special guest Dan Felder
May 1:  Elton John & His Band
May 2:  ZZ Top/Jeff Beck
May 3: Lady Antebellum/Hunter Hayes/Sam Hunt
May 7:  Lana Del Rey/Courtney Love
May 16: Dave Matthews Band
May 28:  Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefer Band
May 30: Train/The Fray/Matt Nathanson
July 2:   Third Eye Blind/Dashboard Confessional
July 10: Tedeschi Trucks Band/Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings/ 
     Doyle Bramhall II
July 17:  The Avett Brothers/Old Crow Medicine Show
July 18:  Steely Dan/Elvis Costello & The Imposters
July 22: Kid Rock/Foreigner
July 25:  Chicago/Earth, Wind & Fire
July 31:  Idina Menzel
August 8:  5 Seconds of Summer 
August 2J. Cole/Big Sean/YG & Jeremih
August 22: Def Leppard/Styx/Tesla
Sept 1: Kelly Clarkson/Pentatonix/Eric Hutchinson
Sept 4:  Slipknot/Lamb of God/Bullet For My Valentine/Motionless
     In White
Sept 11:  ZZ Top
Sept 25:  Van Halen/Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar 
www.danelectrosguitarbar.com
April 10: Chris Duarte (9 pm)
April 11: Lance Lopez (9 pm)
April 17: Adam Johnson Band (9 pm)
April 18: Vince Converse & The New Shoes Band (9 pm)
April 24: Eric Tessmer (9 pm)
April 25:  Hector Ward (9 pm)
June 6:  New Offenders (9 pm)
Thursdays:  jam  (8 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)
May 1: Wild Cactus Rose

Discovery Green
www.discoverygreen.com
May 7:   Bill Carter & The Blame/Mike Stinson (6 pm)
June 25: Ian Moore & The Lossy Coils/Annika Chambers (6 pm)

Dixie Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Wednesdays: open mic jam

Dosey Doe (The Big Barn) (The Woodlands) 
www.doseydoe.com
April 9: Bridgette DeMeyer (7:30 pm); Marshall Tucker Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 10: The Bigbys/Folk Family Revival (CD release; dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 11: Joe Burlison’s Uptown Jazz (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 12:   Mercury (7 pm)
April 16:  Band of Heathens (acoustic; 8:30 pm)
April 17:   Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 18:  Sam Bush Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 19:  Jake Shimabukuro (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
April 22:  Kyle Park (acoustic; 8 pm)
April 23:  Jimmie Vaughn & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band w/Lou Ann Barton
      (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 24:  The Bellamy Brothers (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
April 25:  Vince Vance & The Valiants (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
May 1:  Deryl Dodd (8:30 pm)
May 2:  Riders in the Sky (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
May 7: Lindi Ortega Band (8:30 pm)
May 8:  Max Stalling Band (8:30 pm)
May 15:  Charlie Montague Band (8:30 pm)
May 17: Peter Yarrow (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
May 22:  Keb Mo (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
May 23:  Nellie McKay (8:30 pm)
May 29:  The Mystiqueros (8:30 pm)
May 30:  Shawn Colvin (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
June 7:  Acoustic Alchemy (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)
June 11:  Rich Robinson Band (8:30 pm)
June 12: Ginger Baker's "Jazz Confusion" (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
June 13:  Liz Longley & Max Gomez (7:45 pm)
June 18:  Slaid Cleaves Duo (8:30 pm)
June 20:  Rippingtons (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
June 26: Earl Thomas Conley Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
July 3:  Gene Watson Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
July 5: The Highwaymen Live (dinner/show; 7 pm)
July 8-9: Tab Benoit w/Jarekus Singleton (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
July 10:   Break of Reality (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
July 25:  Peter White & Euge Groove “Jazz Attack” Band (dinner/show;  
     8:30 pm)
July 31:  Crystal Bowersox Band (8:30 pm)
August 7:  Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
August 12: Tracy Byrd (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
August 21: Neal McCoy Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Sept 17:   Tuck & Patti (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 8:  Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Oct 9:   Johnny Lee Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Nov 6:  Lorrie Morgan Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Nov 11:  Gino Vannelli Band (dinner/show; 8 pm)
Nov 14:  Carlene Carter Band (dinner/show; 8:30 pm)
Nov 28: Peter White Christmas w/Rick Brown & Minoli Abair (dinner/ 
      show; 8:30 pm)
Nov 29:   Mercury (7 pm)
Dec 13:   The Buckinghams (dinner/show; 7:30 pm)

Dosey Doe Music Café
www.doseydoe.com
April 6:  Java Jazz (8 pm)
April 8: Caleb Lovely (7:30 pm)
April 9:  After The Well (8:30 pm)

April 10: Joe Teichman (7:30 pm); Susan Gibson (8:30 pm)
April 11:  Buffalo Ruckus & The Wicks (8 pm)
April 15:   Zach Nytomt (7:30 pm)
April 16:  Quebe Sisters (8:30 pm)
April 17:  Ewan Dobson (8:30 pm)
April 18:  Prophets & Outlaws (8:30 pm)
April 19:  Kyle Hutton & Hailey Cole (6 pm)
April 21:  open mic (7 pm)
April 22:  Bonnie Bishop (6 pm)
April 23:  Jorge Palomarez (7:30 pm); Dana Cooper (8:30 pm)
April 24:  Bob Schneider (8:30 pm)
April 25: Cyrus James Band (8:30 pm)
April 28: open mic (7 pm)
May 1: Lil' Ed & The Imperials (8:30 pm)
May 2:  Wishbone Ash (8:30 pm)
May 5:   Scott Brown & Friends w/Bart Crow (8 pm)
May 6:   Claude Burbon (8 pm)
May 8:   Samantha Fish Band (8:30 pm)
May 9:   Milk Drive (8:30 pm)
May 13:  Dannika Holmes/Peter Bradley Adams (8 pm)
May 14:  Devil's Hollow (8:30 pm)
May 15:  Mark Jones/Howie Day Band (8:30 pm)
May 16:  The Killdares (8:30 pm)
May 19:  Grace Askew (8 pm)
May 20:   Annalise Emerick (7:30 pm)
May 21: Dirty River Boys (8:30 pm)
May 22:  Bottom Dollar String Band (8:30 pm)
May 23:   Micky & The Motorcars (8:30 pm)
May 24:  The World In Lights (CD release; 7 pm)
May 29:   Thom Shepherd (8:30 pm)
May 30:  Gary Kyle Band (8:30 pm)
June 2:    Scott Brown & Friends w/Rich O’Toole (8 pm)
June 3:  The Mulligan Brothers (7:30 pm)
June 4:  Tommy Castro & The Painkillers (8:30 pm)
June 5:  The Chubby Knuckle Choir (8:30 pm)
June 6:   Paula Nelson & Tony Ramey (8:30 pm)
June 11:  Carolyn Wonderland Band (8:30 pm)
June 12:  Guy Forsyth (7:30 pm); Jonathan Edwards (8:30 pm)
June 13:  Josh Grider Band (8:30 pm)
June 18:   Big Small Band (8:30 pm)
June 19:   Cool Freddie E & The Crew (8:30 pm)
June 20:   Kyle Hutton (CD release; 8:30 pm)
June 24:  Courtney Patton (CD release; 8:30 pm)
June 25:   Troy McConnell Family w/Louise Adams (8:30 pm)
June 26: Dan Navarro (8:30 pm)
June 27: Brandon Rhyder (8:30 pm)
July 3:   Hamilton Loomis (8:30 pm)
July 4:   Folk Family Revival (CD release; 8:30 pm)
July 9:   Michael Player Band (8:30 pm)
July 11:  Rodney Parker & 50 Pesos Reward (8:30 pm)
July 17:  Gary P. Nunn Band  (8:30 pm)
July 18: Shake Russell, Michael Hearne & Mike Roberts (8:30 pm)
July 31:  Seth James Band (8:30 pm)
August 7:  Stewart Mann & Statesboro Revue (8:30 pm)
August 8:  South Austin Moonlighters (8:30 pm)
August 20:  Doug MacLeod (8:30 pm)
Sept 26:  Wade Hayes (8:30 pm)
Oct 2:  Milk Drive (8:30 pm)
Oct 11:  Sean Ashby (6:30 pm); Jon Gomm (7:30 pm)
Nov 6:   Bonnie Bishop (8:30 pm)
Nov 18:   Tia McGraff (7:30 pm)


Emmit’s Place
www.emmitsplace.com
Mondays:   jam (9 pm)

Firehouse Saloon (The)  
www.firehousesaloon.com
April 17:  Sam Riggs, Zane Williams & Mike Ryan
April 25:  Folk Family Revival
May 28:  New Offenders (9 pm)

Fitzgerald’s
April 18:   Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors


517 Bar (Dickinson)
Tuesdays: jam 

Fratelli’s Ristorante
Fridays & Saturdays in April:  Sweet Mama Cotton (6-10 pm)
 
Free Press Summer Festival   www.fpsf.com
June 6-7

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


Game On Sports Bar (Conroe)
April 10: Texas TNT (9 pm)

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

Gin Mill Club
April 26:   Texas TNT (8 pm)

Grand 1894 Opera House (The) (Galveston)   
www.thegrand.com
May 3:  Chris Botti (4 pm)

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

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

Heinen Theatre
April 11:  Zimbe! (5 & 8 pm)

Hickory Hollow (Heights)  
www.hickoryhollowrestaurant.com
April 10:  Lonestar Bluegrass Band (7 pm)
April 11:  Cypress Creek Bluegrass (5:30 pm)
April 17:  The Hanshaws (7 pm)
April 18:  The Blenders (5:30 pm)
April 24:  Bordertown Ramblers (7 pm)
April 25:  Pat Gavin & The Buckaroo Band (5:30 pm)
May 1:  Bluegrass Solution (6:30 pm)
May 2:   Tunasin (5:30 pm)
May 8:   Lonestar Bluegrass Band (7 pm)
May 9:  Mike Stroup Band (5:30 pm)
May 15: Kimberly M’Carver (7 pm)
May 16: The Blenders (5:30 pm)
May 22: Jamie Sloan (7 pm)
May 23: Pat Gavin & The Buckaroo Band (5:30 pm)
May 29:  Bordertown Ramblers (7 pm)
May 30:  Cypress Creek Bluegrass (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)

House of Blues  
www.hob.com
April 7:  Testament/Exodus/Shattered Sun
April 10:  Tyronne Wells (Bronze Peacock Room)
April 11:  VHT/Infestation/Swallow This
April 12: Cake; KamuniQue/Solitude Endeavor/ELYZE/Espantapajaros 
     (Bronze Peacock Room); Steve Gilbert Band (Crossroads Restaurant; 6 pm)
April 14:  Polica (Bronze Peacock Room)
April 16:  I Prevail/Wounds (Bronze Peacock Room)
April 17:  Alex Reymundo
April 18:  “Local Brews, Local Grooves” w/Catch Fever/We Were Wolves/ 
     Guilla/Jay Hooks/Cassette Tape/Ruckus (Music Hall); Ranson Bandits/
     Potbelly (Crossroads Restaurant); Wayne Garner Band/Charlie & The
     Regrets (Foundation Room) (6 pm)
April 20: Jarren Benton
April 21:  IAM
April 22:   Nipsey Hussle/La Santa Cecila (Bronze Peacock Room)
April 24:  Reverend Horton Heat/Los Skarnales
April 25:  Matt & Kim
April 26: The Kooks/Young Rising Sons; Steve Gilbert Band (Crossroads
     Restaurant; 6 pm)
April 27: All Time Low/Issues/Tonight Alive/State Champs
April 28: Vance Joy
April 29: Falling in Reverse/Ghost Town
April 30:  Walk the Moon/The Griswalds
May 2:  Kidz Bop Kids
May 3:   Zappa plays Zappa
May 7: Blackberry Smoke
May 8:  Jonny Lang
May 9:  Ed Kowalczyk
May 10:  The Relationship
May 11:  Nico & Vinz
May 12:  Steve Earle
May 13:  Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
May 14:  Juicy J
May 15: Kevin Griffin (Bronze Peacock Room)
May 21:  Queensryche
May 23: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators/Fozzy
May 24: Purity Ring/Born Gold
May 26:  Of Mice and Men
May 28: Todd Rundgren
May 29:  Cowboy Mouth
May 30:  George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic/Funk Ark; Lincoln
     Durham (Bronze Peacock Room)
June 4:  Robin Trower
June 5:  Cody Jinks/The Damn Quails
June 6:   Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience
June 13:  Beth Hart
June 14:  Marcus Miller Band
June 20:  Whitesnake/Diamante
June 27:  World Party/David Duffy (Bronze Peacock Room)
August 20: Slightly Stoopid/The Expendables
Oct 10:   The Tragically Hip

Hunter’s Pub
April 11:  Kindred Spirits (9 pm)

Jackie’s Brickhouse (Kemah)
www.jackiesbrickhouse.com
April 7:  Greg Tillman (6 pm)
April 8:  David Schwope
April 10:  Junior Gordon
April 11:  Fidelity Max
April 14-15: Randy Marshall (6 pm)
April 17:  Rat Ranch
April 18:  Rapture
April 19:  David Schwope (2 pm)
April 21:  Greg Tillman (6 pm)
April 22:  Susan Hickman (6 pm)
April 23:  Velcro Pygmies
April 24:  Fuse
April 25:  Kaos
April 26:  Randy Marshall (2 pm)
April 28:  Angel Garcia (6 pm)
April 29:  Justin Van Sant (6 pm)
April 30:  Tantrum

Jacks
April 11:  Big Tip Tod
April 18:  Texas TNT (9 pm)
 
Jailhouse Saloon (Spring) 
www.jailhousesaloontx.com
April 24: Third Ear Caravan (9 pm)
April 25: TreynWrek (9 pm)
May 30: Glenn Bryant Band (9 pm)
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
April 10:  Mystery Loves Company (8:30 pm)
April 11: 2-Bit Palomino (9 pm)
April 15: guest: Larry Sepulvado & Matt Ellias
April 17:  Connie Mims, Brian Kalinec, Rankin Peters & Jerry Chambers
      (9 pm)
April 18: Smythe & Taylor & pm)
April 25: Kindred Spirits (9 pm)
April 29:  guest: Claude Bourbon
Wednesdays:  Hard Times Troubadours (7 pm)
Sundays:   open mic (6 pm)

Katie’s Bar (Bacliff) 
www.KatiesBar.com
April 8:  Groove Kings (9 pm)
April 9:   John McVey & The Stumble (9 pm)
April 10:  Paul Ramirez Band (9:30 pm)
April 11:  Chris Ruest (9:30 pm)
April 15:   Mike Zito (acoustic; 9 pm)
April 16:  James Wilhite (9 pm)
April 17: Annika Chambers (9:30 pm)
April 18:  Adam Johnson (9:30 pm)
April 22:  J.W. Jones (9 pm)
April 23:  Benny Brasket (9 pm)
April 24:  Alan Haynes (9:30 pm)
April 25: Scott McGill Band (9:30 pm)
April 29:  Dave Nevling & The Blues Kats (9 pm)
April 30:  Jackson/Youngblood (9 pm)
Sundays:   blues jam (4-8 pm)

LaBrisa Mexican Restaurant (Bacliff)
April 26:  Andy & The Dreamsicles (5-9 pm)

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

Lance’s Turtle Club (Seabrook)
April 25: The Layback Grinds

Last Concert Café (The) 
www.lastconcert.com
April 12:  “Where The Girls Are” w/Britney Doyal (6 pm); The Atomic
     Nightingales (7 pm); Glorious Disaster (8 pm)
Mondays: open mic
Wednesdays: Potroast/Hell in a Bucket
Thursdays: The Annie B Band (7 pm); The Hightailers (10:30 pm)
Saturdays:  Jimmy Lee Deen (7-9 pm)
Sundays: acoustic jam session (10:30 am)

Lazy Lizard (San Leon)
April 25:  Andy & The Dreamsicles (6 pm)
May 17: Andy & The Dreamsicles (Leukemia  Lymphoma Society Benefit;
      3-8 pm)

Lobello’s Pub (Huffman)
May 8:  New Offenders (10 pm)
  
Louis’ Bait Camp (Hitchcock)
April 23:  The New Offenders

Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon 
www.lynnslongbranch.com
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)
April 8: Max Stalling/Heather Stalling (8 pm)
April 9:  Brandon Rhyder (8 pm)
April 10:  Doug Stone/Tony Ramey (8 pm)
April 13:  Stoney Larue (8 pm)
April 14-15: Ray Wylie Hubbard (8 pm)
April 21: Black Lillies (8 pm)
April 22:  Mike & The Moonpies (8 pm)
April 23:  Brian Pounds (8 pm)
April 25:  Cool Freddie E & The Crew (8 pm)
April 29:  Chubby Knuckle Choir (8 pm)
May 1:  Lisa Morales (8 pm)
May 4:  Shooter Jennings (8 pm)
May 6:  Zach Walther Band (8 pm)
May 8:  Billy Joe Shaver (8 pm)
May 9:  Monte Montgomery/Marcus Eldridge (8 pm)
May 14:  Fred Eaglesmith/Tif Ginn (8 pm)
May 15:  Jason Eady/Adam Hood (8 pm)
May 16: Jarrod Birmingham (8 pm)
May 18:  Pam Tillis (8 pm)
May 20:  Charlie Robison (8 pm)
May 22:  Zane Williams (8 pm)
May 28:  Jerrett Zach & The OSR Band (8 pm)
May 29:  2-Bit Palomino/Derek Aramburu (7:30 pm)
June 3:  Jesse Dayton (8 pm)
June 4:  Larry Gatlin (8 pm)
June 5:  Hal Ketchum (8 pm)
June 6:  Lee Roy Parnell (8 pm)
June 12: Mark Jones & Twenty Paces (8 pm)
June 13:  Trout Fishing in America (8 pm)
June 20:  Shake Russell & Michael Hearne (8 pm)
June 25: Susan Gibson/Shellee Coley/Morgan Wilson (8 pm)
June 26: John Conlee (8 pm)
June 27:  David Ball (8 pm)

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck 
www.mcgonigels.com
April 9:  Peter Mulvey (7 pm); Anne McCue (9:30 pm)
April 10:  Phoebe Hunt (7 pm); Tom Freund (9:30 pm)
April 11: Slaid Cleaves (7 & 9:30 pm)
April 14:  Sean Watkins (7:30 pm)
April 16:  Jason Eady (7 pm); Mary Sarah (9:30 pm)Kindred Spirits (9 pm)
April 17: The Youngest/Bluefish Fellows (7 pm); Nora Jane Struthers (9:30 pm)
April 18:  Steve Forbert (7 pm)
April 21:  Humming People (7:30 pm)
April 23: Amy Speace (7 pm); Hamilton Loomis (9:30 pm)
April 24: Jimmy LaFave (7 pm); Will Kimborough (9:30 pm)
April 25: Junior Brown (7 & 9:30 pm)
April 26: Texas Johnny Boy & Milton Hopkins (Johnny Boy's birthday bash; 6 pm)
April 28:  Shawn Nelson (7:30 pm)
April 30:  Bob Schneider (7 & 9:30 pm)
May 1: John Evans (7 pm); Charlie Mars (9:30 pm)
May 2:  Shake Russell (7 pm)
May 3: Carrie Rodriguez (6 pm)
May 5: Kirstin Diable (7:30 pm)
May 7:  Q and A (7 pm)
May 8: Piper Jones (7 pm); Clandestine (9:30 pm)
May 9: James McMurtry (7 & 9:30 pm)
May 12:  Dana Louise & The Glorious Birds (7:30 pm)
May 14: Tom Russell (7 & 9:30 pm)
May 15:  Erib Bibb (7 pm); Daniel Markham (9:30 pm)
May 16:  Griffin House (7 pm)
May 17: Austin Lounge Lizards (6 pm)
May 21: Possessed by Paul Jones (7 pm)
May 22: White Ghost Shivers (7 pm); Hadden Sayers (9:30 pm)
May 23:  Parker McCollum (7 pm); Salim Nourallah, Adam Levy &
     Demitasse (9:30 pm)
May 24-25:  CLOSED
May 26: Beppe Gambetta & Brad Davis (7:30 pm)
May 28:  Radney Foster (7 & 9:30 pm)
May 31:  John Moreland (6 pm)
June 4:  Butch Hancock (7 pm)
June 5:   Tessy Lou & The Shotgun Stars (9:30 pm)
June 7:   Shake Russell (6 pm)
June 9:  John Fullbright (7:30 pm)
June 12:  Sara Hickman (7 pm); Colin Gilmore (9:30 pm)
June 13:  Rhett Miller (7 & 9:30 pm)
June 14: Shake Russell (6 pm)
June 19:  Jimmy Lafave (7 pm); Patricia Vonne & Rosie Flores (9:30 pm)
June 21:  CLOSED
June 25:  Memphis Dawls (7 pm)
June 26:  Greg Trooper (7:30 pm)
June 27:  Terri Hendrix (7 pm)
June 28:  Shake Russell (6 pm)
July 10:   Secret Sisters (7 pm)
July 11:   Hot Nut Riveters (7 pm); Guy Forsyth (9:30 pm)
July 14:   BJ Barham (7 pm)
July 16:   Brandon Rhyder (7 pm)
July 23:   Rod Picott (9:30 pm)
August 13:  Robbie Fulks/Redd Volkaert (7 pm)
August 14:   Milkdrive (7 pm)
Sept 13:   Redd Volkaert (6 pm)
Sept 26:  California Guitar Trio (7 & 9:30 pm)
Oct 8:     Druha Trava (7 pm)
Nov 20:   Sam Baker (7 pm)
Dec 4:    Ian Moore (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)

Millbend Coffeehouse (The Woodlands)
www.millbend.org
April 11: Elizabeth Saxton/tret Fure (7:30 pm)
May 9:   Molly McMills/Cindy Scott (7:30 pm)
June 13:  Steve Brooks (7:30 pm)
July 11:  Still on the Hill (7:30 pm)
 
Milt’s Tavern (Willis)
May 16:    Wild Cactus Rose

Mo’s Place (Katy)
www.mosplacekaty.com
May 2: Andy Rogers Band

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

19th Hole (The Woodlands)
April 11: Honky/MadSons/Cita/the Minds Eye

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

Old Quarter Acoustic Café (Galveston)
www.oldquarteracousticcafe.com
April 10:  Come See My Dead Person/Black Grass Gospel
April 11: Robert Kuhn/Libby Koch
May 29: Matt Harlen & Grant Peeples
May 30: Lisa Morales Band
June 5:  Bill Staines
June 6: Marina Rocks
June 12:  Wood & Wire
June 13:  Guy Forsyth
June 19: George Ensle
June 20: Janeet Bell/the Hemmeridge Mountain Boys
June 26: Confederate Reef
July 3:  Max Stalling
July 12:  Lisa Morales
July 18:  Grade Lee & Lucky Boyd
July 25: Hank Schyma & Jo Bird (CD release)
Wednesdays:open mic
Thursdays: open mic

Old Settler’s Music Festival (Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch)
www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org
April 16: The Infamous Stringdusters/Bill Kirchen/The Jitterbug Vipers/
      Darlingside/Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line
April 17:  The Mavericks/Sam Bush/Ray Wylie Hubbard/Langhorne Slim & The Law/
     The Infamous Stringdusters/Johnnyswim/MilkDrive/Roxy Roca/Darlingside/
     Alexander Nobles
April 18:  Robert Earl Keen/Hot Rize/Jeff Austin Band/Jake Shimabukuro/
     Shinyribs/Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis/Dailey & Vincent/Pokey LaFarge/
     Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express/The McCrary Sisters/The Black Lillies/
     Lost Bayou Ramblers/Rising Appalachia/Israel Nash/Lauren Shera
April 19: Shinyribs/Dailey & Vincent/The Defibulators/Pokey LaFarge/Wood & Wire

On The Rox Bar (Spring)
April 12:  The New Offenders

Outriggers Seafood Grill (Seabrook)
Sept 12:  Salty Dog Band (6 pm)

Papa’s on the Lake (Conroe)
www.papasonthelake.com
April 11: Matt Leddy Band (8 pm)
April 12:  Texas TNT (3-7 pm)
April 19:  Heated Frenzy (3 pm)
April 25: Snit’s Dog & Pony Show (8 pm)
May 2:  Rhythm Bandits (8 pm)
May 3:   Tubie Pushe (3 pm)
May 9:   Dunville (8 pm)
May 16:   ZZ Rocks (8 pm)
May 24:  Cadillac Blues Band (2 pm)
May 31:  Texas TNT (3 pm)

Pearland Crawfish Festival (Pearland Parks & Recreation Grounds)
www.pearlandcrawfishfestival.com
Houston Blues Society Stage:
April 10:  Seawall Graffitti (12:30 pm); TreynWrek (1:30 pm); John  McVey &
     The Stumble (3 pm); Eric Demmer (4:30 pm); Diunna Greenleaf & Blue
     Mercy (6 pm); Jonn “Del Toro” Richardson Band (7:30 pm); Tommy Dardar
     Band (9 pm)
April 11:  Oscar Ornelas Band (11 am); Rusted Avenue (12:30 pm); The Mighty
     Orq (1:30 pm); Brad Absher & Swamp Royale (3 pm); Annika Chambers
     (4:30 pm); Steve Krase Band w/Trudy Lynn (6 pm); Evelyn Rubio Band
     (7:30 pm); Dave Nevling & The Blues Kats (9 pm)
April 12:  Eugene Moody & The Blues Back Band (11:30 am); Great Scott &
     The Almighties (1 pm); John Egan (2:30 pm); No Refund Band (4 pm);
     Luther & The Healers (5:30 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)

R & R Sports Bar (Friendswood)
www.rrsportsbar.com
April 10: Fidelity Maxx
April 24: Big Slick
 
Red Brick Tavern (Conroe)
www.theredbricktavern.com
Mondays:  Charles Peters-Freddie Mack Blues Duo

Red Cat Jazz Café
Mondays:  Shawn Allen & Odel Gray

Red River Ice House
Thursdays:  2 at 6

Redneck Country Club (Stafford)
July 16:  New Offenders (9 pm)

ReHab Bar on the Bayou
April 25:  Texas Johnny Boy (9 pm)
May 16:  Texas Johnny Boy (9 pm)
May 23:   Texas Johnny Boy (9 pm)
Wednesdays: Mitch Jacobs Honky Tonk Rehab (7:30 pm)


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

Rice University (Central Quad)
April 11:  Objeke/Bok Bok/Goldlink/Ex Hex/Fat Tony/Stalls/Deep Cuts/
       Heaven Spacey/Fire Alarm (noon)

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)

Sam Houston Park
April 17:  Ezra Charles Band (9-11 pm)
 
Sambuca Restaurant 
www.sambucarestaurant.com
April 6:  Tianna Hall (7 pm)
April 7:  Kamil (7 pm)
April 8:  The McClanahans (7 pm)
April 10: Doppelganger (8:15 pm)
April 11:  FM (7 pm)
April 13: Yvonne Washington (7:15 pm)
April 14:  Jawad Trio (7:15 pm)
April 15:  The Mighty Orq (7:15 pm)
April 17: The Fab 5 (8:15 pm)
April 18:  Turnmics (8:15 pm)
April 20:  Tianna Hall (7:15 pm)
April 21:  Kamil (7:15 pm)
April 22:   Mark Dini Group (7:15 pm)
April 24-25:  Shapeshifters (8:15 pm)
April 26:  Trudy Lynn/Diunna Greenleaf/Annika Chambers/Brad Absher &
     Swamp Royale (6-9 pm)
April 27:  Yvonne Washington (7:15 pm)
April 28:  Lois Albez (7:15 pm)
April 29:  Mark Dini Group (7:15 pm)
May 16:  No Refund Band (6-9 pm)
Thursdays: The Zentenos (7:45 pm)
Sundays: Jawad (7:15 pm)

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

Scout Bar (Clear Lake)  
www.scoutbar.com
April 7:  Hed Pe/Alient Ant Farm
April 10:  Jarabe De Palo
April 16: Nonpoint
April 17:  Orgy
April 19:  The Slackers
May 8:  Psychostick

Shakespeare Pub (The) 
www.shakespearepub.net
April 6: The Easy Three w/Matt Johnson (9 pm)
April 7: Tres Amigos Percussion Trio (9 pm)
April 9: James Wilhite Band (9:30 pm)
April 10: Jonn Del Toro Richardson (9:30 pm)
April 11: Vince Converse & The New Shoes Band (9:30 pm)
April 13: The Easy Three w/Matt Johnson (9 pm)
April 14: Paul Ramirez Band (9 pm)
April 16: Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
April 17: Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat (9:30 pm)
April 18:  John McVey & The Stumble (9:30 pm)
April 20: The Easy Three w/Matt Johnson (9 pm)
April 21: Tres Amigos Percussion Trio (9 pm)
April 23: Leonard “Low Down” Brown (9:30 pm)
April 24:  J.W. Jones (9:30 pm)
April 25:  Brandon Santini (9:30 pm)
April 27: Mike Stinson w/Matt Johnson (9 pm)
April 28:  Paul Ramirez Band (9 pm)
April 30:  Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
May 1:   James Henry Band (9:30 pm)
May 2:  Kathy & The Kilowatts (9:30 pm)
May 7:  Steve Gilbert Band (9:30 pm)
May 8:  Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
May 9:  Tony Vega Band (9:30 pm)
May 14:  Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
May 15:  Tommy Dardar (9:30 pm)
May 16:  The Peacemakers (9:30 pm)
May 21:  Great Scott & The Almighties (9:30 pm)
May 28:  Sonny Boy Terry (9:30 pm)
May 29:  Erin Jaimes Band (9:30 pm)
May 30:  No Refund Band (9:30 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)

Signature Bistro (Seabrook)
Tuesdays:  open mic w/David Schwope (7 pm)

Songbird Sanctuary
(reservations required; music@songbirdsanctuary.org)
April 18:   Linda McRae

Stafford Centre (Stafford)
April 14:  Kevin Costner & Modern West (8 pm)
May 6:   Gregg Allman (8 pm)
May 7:  Boz Scaggs (8 pm)

Stafford Ice House
Saturdays: open mic

Swanny’s Grill
Thursdays: open mic (6-9 pm)

T’s Bar (Conroe)
Mondays: open mic

T-Bone Tom’s (Kemah)
www.tbonetoms.com
April 7:   Frank Martin Gilligan (6 pm)
April 8:   Mark Y Mark (6 pm)
April 9:  The New Offenders (6 pm)
April 10:  Blaggards (7 pm)
April 11:  The Hollisters (7 pm)
April 12:  Bob Livingston Band (5 pm)
April 14: David Joel (6 pm)
April 15:  Songwriters Night w/Jerry Diaz (6 pm)
April 16:  Scott McGill Band (6 pm)
April 17:  Crossroads (7 pm)
April 18:  Van Wilks Band (7 pm)
April 19:  Jody Booth Band (5 pm)
April 21:  Dave Thomas (6 pm)
April 22:  Jay Johnson (6 pm)
April 23: Kelly McGuire Band (6 pm)
April 24: Line Up (7 pm)
April 25: Rhythm & Rain (7 pm)
April 26:  Shane Barnhill Band (5 pm)
April 28: Ben Reyna (6 pm)
April 29:  Wood N Wind (6 pm)
April 30: Luther & The Healers (6 pm)

Texas Crawfish Festival (Old Town Spring)  
www.texascrawfishfestival.com
April 24: Step Rideau/Andrea Graff/The Silvertones/Shonnie Murrell/
     Jonah Miles/Tommy Dardar/Ray Williams & The Zydeco Rockers/
     LT & The Zydeco Mob/Platinum Players
April 25:  Dimitr’s Rail/Fighting Gemini/Downfall Rising/MadSons/
     Craig Kinsey/Parker McCollum/Moonlight Social/Grant Harrison/
     Deep Ella/American Swindle/Hooked for Life/Platinum Players/
     Zydeco Splash/Bourbon Street
April 26: Derek Spence/Billy Wade/Coastliners/Jimmie Hunter/
     Brad McCool/The Mighty Orq/Matthew Davidson/Jimmy "Louisiana”
     Dotson/Journey Agents/LT & The Zydeco Mob/Raa Raa & Da Zydeco
     Allstarz
May 1:  Cedryl Ballou/Ethan Hunt/Tommy Dardar/Bourbon Street/Terrance
     Simien/Jamie Talbert/Crissy Harrold/David Vidal
May 2:  Joe Nichols/Flyleaf/Wayland/Mike Donnell Band/Rankin Twins/
     Chris Brade Band/Stephen Chadwick/Artifas/Message To Venus/
     Darling Down/Tin Umbrella/Kevin Black/Amy Goloby/Rainchild/
     Michael Hardie/Nic Armstrong/Wireless Soul/Illumina/Zydeco Splash/
     Raa Raa & Da Zydeco Allstarz/T-Broussard & The Zydeco Steppers
May 3:  Carmeci/Grupo Enigma/Los Guerreros Del La Musica/Weasel &
     Zydeco Clan/Zydeco Dogz/Yunel Cruz/Katanah/Shelly Lares/Ram
     Herrera/Aviso/Grupo Kashe

Texas Sushi Hana
Sundays: Mark Zeus (5-9 pm)

Texas Taco Music Fest (2400 Navigation Blvd Esplanade)
www.texastacomusicfest.com
April 18:  Jeff Davis High School Mariachis/Ruben Moreno/Conjuncto
     Baraja De Oro/Annika Chambers/Vangie & Vick Espinoza/Grupo Mixxto/
     Nick Gaitan & Umbrella Man/Los Skarnales/Richard Cagle & The
     Voodoo Choir/La Sien (11 am-8 pm)

That One Bar (Spring)
May 29:  TreynWrek (9 pm)

The House on Washington
May 16:  TreynWrek (10 pm)

Toyota Center
April 29:  The Who
May 16:  New Kids on the Block/TLC/Nelly
May 18:  Bette Midler
May 20:  Rush
May 25: Neil Diamond
June 3: Romeo Santos
July 16:  Imagine Dragons/Metric/Halsey
August 14:  Sam Smith
August 27:   Chayanne
Sept 6:  Motley Crue
Sept 30: Ricky Martin
Nov 6:   Billy Joel

Track Shack Ice House (Spring)
April 19:  Amber Digby & Midnight Flyers
 
Traders Village (Katy)
May 16:  New offenders (2 pm)
 
Twin Oaks Tavern (Conroe)
August 8:  TreynWrek (9 pm)

Under the Volcano
April 8:  Jimmy Smith (8 pm)
April 12: Mike Barfield (crawfish boil; 3-7 pm)
April 15: Jordan Donald (8 pm)
April 22:  Rich Hopkins (8 pm)
April 29:  Jimbo Mathus (8 pm)
May 6:    Mike Stinson (8 pm)
May 13:  Patrick Sweany (8 pm)
June 3:   Mike Stinson (8 pm)
June 17:  Brian Whelan (8 pm)
June 24:   Shinyribs (8 pm)

UniTunes Coffeehouse (Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church) 
www.unitunes.org
May 2: Peter Mayer (7:30 pm)

Vintage Pub
Sundays:  open mic

West University Community Center
April 11: Hickory Hill (7:30 pm)
May 9: Rhett Butler (7:30 pm)

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

Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival 
www.woodlandsartsfestival.com
April 10:   Grifters & Shills

Woody’s (Galveston)
April 11:  The New Offenders (3-7 pm)
May 31:  The New Offenders (3-7 pm)

Yaga’s (Galveston)
April 10:  Salty Dog Band (9 pm)

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