Recommended Local Art/Band Shows December 31, 2012 – January 8, 2013

When: Monday December 31st
Where: Last Concert Café; located at 1403 Nance
Who: Caroline Wonderland & The Hightailers
Cost: 9:00 p.m.- 4:00 a.m./ $20

When: Monday December 31st
Where: BFE Rock Club; located at 11528 Jones Rd
Who: New Years Eve Party w/ Ground Zero w/ Bad Influence & Evil Empire & Madlove
Cost: 21+/ 9:00 p.m.

When: Monday December 31st
Where: MKT Bar; located at 1001 Austin Street
New Years Eve Black & White Ball
Cost: 8:00-2:00/ $25 per person

When: Monday December 31st
Where: Numbers; located at 300 Westhiemer
Who: New Years Eve Party
Cost: 9:00 p.m./ cheap cover early/ door prizes throughout the night

When: Monday December 31st
Where: Concert Pub; located at 5636 Richmond
Who: Hott Record Flicker System Mess New Years Eve Party
Cost: 9:00 p.m.

When: Monday December 31st
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who Free Press Houston New Years Eve Party
Cost: 10:00-2:00/ free for 21+ before 10:00 after 10:00 $5/ under 21 $10

When: Friday January 4th
Where: Houston Dance Factory; located at 5711 Hilcroft
Who: S.T.A.N.D. Fundraiser Social
Cost: $10 door donation proceeds go to Child Advocates of Houston/ Cash or Check only/ 10-2

When: Friday January 4th
Where: Acadia Bar & Grill; located at 3939 FM 1960 West
Who: Cremator Tour
Cost: 8:00 p.m./ $8

When: Tuesday January 8th
Where: Mangos; located at 403 Westheimer
David Huntsberger & Friends 
Cost: 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Event Flyers

Texans, Trey Songz, Nutcracker, Cesar Millan, Shen Yun & More – Tix That Rock Houston

Upcoming within the next week in HOUSTON is:
Shen Yun Performing Arts (Dec 28-Jan 1 – Jones Hall for the Performing Arts),
Houston Aeros (Dec 28-Apr 13 – Toyota Center),
Houston Rockets (Dec 29-Apr 14 – Toyota Center),
Trey Songz (Mon Dec 31 – Reliant Stadium),
Reckless Kelly (Mon Dec 31 – House Of Blues), and
Tony Toni Tone (Mon Dec 31 – Houston Arena Theatre).

New HOUSTON events featured in the exchange this week include:

Gaither Vocal Band (2/8/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
NBA All Star Weekend Celebrity Party: Takeover (2/15/13 at ISIS),
Metal Alliance Tour: Anthrax, Exodus & Municipal Waste (4/10/13 at House Of Blues),
Black Crowes (4/28/13 at House Of Blues), and
Cesar Millan (5/31/13 at Bayou Music Center).

Best Sellers
Houston Texans
Dec 31 Trey Songz
Jan 14 WWE: Raw
Jan 17 Ed Sheeran
Jan 31 Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
Jan 22 – Feb 3 Camelot
Feb 9 The Xx
Feb 15 Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam
Mar 16 Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers
Feb 25 – Mar 16 Houston Livestock Show
Mar 19 Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City
Apr 10 Jeff Dunham
Thru Apr 17 Houston Rockets
Jul 21 One Direction

Romeo Santos, Deftones, USA vs Canada Soccer – Tix That Rock Houston

Upcoming within the next week in HOUSTON is:
Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker (Dec 21-Dec 30 – Wortham Center),
Houston Rockets (Dec 22-Apr 14 – Toyota Center),
Shen Yun Performing Arts (Dec 26-Jan 1 – Jones Hall for the Performing Arts),
Houston Aeros (Dec 26-Apr 13 – Toyota Center), and
Robert Earl Keen (Thur Dec 27 – House of Blues).

New HOUSTON events featured in the exchange this week include:

Exhibition: United States vs. Canada(1/29/13 at BBVA Compass Stadium),
Eli Young Band (2/1/13 at House Of Blues),
Humble Rodeo: Josh Abbott Band & Dustin Lynch (2/8/13 at Civic Arena),
Humble Rodeo: Kevin Fowler (2/9/13 at Civic Arena),
Anberlin (2/23/13 at House Of Blues),
Cradle Of Filth (3/3/13 at House Of Blues),
Deftones (3/30/13 at Bayou Music Center), and
Romeo Santos (4/6/13 at Toyota Center).

Best Sellers
Thru Dec 30 Houston Texans
Dec 31 Trey Songz
Jan 14 WWE: Raw
Jan 17 Ed Sheeran
Jan 31 Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
Jan 22 – Feb 3 Camelot
Feb 9 The Xx
Feb 15 Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam
Mar 13 Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers
Feb 25 – Mar 16 Houston Livestock Show
Mar 19 Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City
Apr 10 Jeff Dunham
Thru Apr 17 Houston Rockets
Jul 21 One Direction

Recommended Local Art/Band Shows December 20 – 22, 2012

When: Thursday December 20th
Where: Scout Bar; located at 18307 Egret Bay Blvd
Who: Agro Sideshow The Nightmare Before Christmas Show
Cost: 8:00 p.m./ $5 21+/ $10 18-20

When: Thursday December 20th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: Wheeler Brothers, Emory Quinn
Cost: $8/ all ages/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 20th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: Fitz Navidad
Cost: All ages/ $5 or 4 canned goods to get in for free

When: Thursday December 20th
Where: Jet Lounge; located at 151 Pease
Who: Solid White Christmas with Matthew Dunn
Cost: 9:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 21st
Where: Museum of Fine Arts; located at 1001 Bissonnet
Who: MFAH Mixed Media with The Ton Tons and Boan & DJs Jessica Lozano & Ceeplus Bad Knives 
Cost: 8:00- midnight

When: Friday December 21st
Where: Warehouse Live; located at 813 St Emmanuel
Who: 3rd Annual Holiday Bash See flyer for full line up
Cost: $5/ 7:00 -11:30p.m.

When: Friday December 21st
Where: Bohemeos; located at 708 Telephone Rd
Who: Apple Scruffs, Bomba Chica, Jerry El Chicano
Cost: 9:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 21st
Where: Notsuoh; located at 314 Main
Who: Happy Hard Rock Holidaze see flyer for full line up
Cost: 7:30 p.m.

When: Friday December 21st
When: Friday December 21st
Who: Pallbearer, Venomous Maximus, Eagle Claw, Transmaniacon MC, Omotai, Power Trip, Mammoth Grinder, Warmaster, Oceans Of Slumber, Peasant
Cost: All ages/ $10

When: Saturday December 22nd
Where: The Continental Club; located at 3700 Main
Who: The Suffers, The Bandulus, Wilroy Black, The Boss
Cost: 21+/ $10/ doors open 9:30 p.m./ music starts 10:00 p.m.

Upcoming Event Flyers

Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran, TSO, Diana Krall, Peter Pan, Nutcracker & More – Tix That Rock Houston

Upcoming within the next week in HOUSTON is:
Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan (Dec 14-Dec 23 – Toyota Center),
A Christmas Carol (Dec 14-Dec 24 – Alley Theatre),
Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker (Dec 14-Dec 30 – Wortham Center),
Houston Rockets (Dec 14-Apr 14 – Toyota Center),
Houston Aeros (Dec 16-Apr 13 – Toyota Center),
Shoji Tabuchi (Dec 18-Dec 19 – Grand 1894 Opera House),
Better Than Ezra (Thu Dec 20 – House of Blues),
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Lost Christmas Eve (Fri Dec 21 – Toyota Center), and
Dwight Yoakam (Fri Dec 21 – Houston Arena Theatre).

New HOUSTON events featured in the exchange this week include:

Kendrick Lamar (12/29/12 at House Of Blues),
Jagged Edge & Dru Hill (1/19/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
Trapt (1/26/13 at House Of Blues),
For Today (2/10/13 at House Of Blues),
Imagine Dragons (2/12/13 at House Of Blues),
Excision (2/22/13 at Stereo Live),
Bebel Gilberto (2/23/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
David Bisbal (3/8/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
The Royal Comedy Tour (3/23/13 at Reliant Arena),
Tyrone Wells (4/12/13 at House Of Blues),
Rain – A Tribute to The Beatles (4/12-4/13/13 at Bayou Music Center),
Diana Krall (5/4/13 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion), and
Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran (5/16/13 at Toyota Center).

Best Sellers
Dec 21 Dwight Yoakam
Dec 22 Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival (Beaumont)
Thru Dec 23 Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan
Thru Dec 24 A Christmas Carol
Thru Dec 30 Houston Texans
Dec 31 Trey Songz
Jan 14 WWE: Raw
Jan 17 Ed Sheeran
Jan 31 Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
Feb 9 The Xx
Feb 15 Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam
Mar 13 Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers
Feb 25 – Mar 16 Houston Livestock Show
Mar 19 Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City
Apr 10 Jeff Dunham
Thru Apr 17 Houston Rockets
Jul 21 One Direction

Recommended Local Art/Band Shows December 12 – 14, 2012

When: Wednesday December 12th
Where: Scout Bar; located at 18307 Egret Bay Blvd
Who: We Are The Union, The Grizzly Band, The Poke Chop XXXpress, Loch Ness Radio
Cost: All ages/ $10 in advance/ $12 at the door/ doors open 7:00 p.m./ music starts 8:00 p.m.When: Wednesday December 12th
Where: Heights Vinyl Record Store
Who: P.L.X.T.X., Backyard Beehive
Cost: 7:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 13th
Where: Mangos; located at 403 Westheimer
Who: Beach Bones, Excuse Me Sir, Bataan, Backyard Beehive
Cost: Free Show/ 9:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 13th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: Driver Friendly, The Couch
Cost: All ages/ 7:00 p.m./ $8

When: Thursday December 13th
Where: Walters; located at 1120 Naylor
Who: Morning Glory, Dead City Riot, Always Guilty, The Drafted
Cost: All ages/ 8:00 p.m./ $10

When: Friday December 14th
Where: Walters; located at 1120 Naylor
Who: Frants, Josiah Hall, Quiet Morning & The Calamity
Cost: 8:00 p.m./ $8

When: Friday December 14th
Where: Concert Pub North; located at 2470 FM 1960 W
Who: The Gift Remains the Same-Celebrating the music of Led Zeppelin 
Cost: 8:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 14th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: The 71‚s, The Rocketboys, Megafauna, Mechanical Boy 
Cost: All ages/ $10/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 14th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: Los Skarnales, American Fangs, Southern Backtones, Peekaboo Theory, Deep Cuts
Cost: All ages/ $10/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 14th
Where: Mangos; located at 403 Westheimer
Who: Reagan Youths 4 days in Tejas
Cost: All ages/ 8:00 p.m./ $10 in advance/ $15 at the door

Upcoming Event Flyers

Fleetwood Mac, Ricardo Arjona, Warped Tour & More – Tix That Rock Houston

Upcoming within the next week in HOUSTON is:
A Christmas Carol (Dec 7-Dec 24 – Alley Theatre),
Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker (Dec 7-Dec 30 – Wortham Center),
Houston Rockets (Dec 8-Apr 14 – Toyota Center),
Houston Aeros (Dec 9-Apr 13 – Toyota Center),
Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan (Dec 11-Dec 23 – Toyota Center),
Soccer – United States vs. China (WOMEN)(Wed Dec 12 – BBVA Compass Stadium),
The MMG Tour: Rick Ross, Wale & Machine Gun Kelly (Thu Dec 13 – Reliant Stadium), and
Houston Symphony: Very Merry Pops (Dec 14-Dec 16 – Jones Hall for the Performing Arts).

New HOUSTON events featured in the exchange this week include:

Reckless Kelly (12/31/12 at House Of Blues),
Shen Yun Performing Arts (12/26/12-1/1/13 at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts),
Ray Price (1/12/13 at Stafford Centre),
Bob Schneider (1/19/13 at House Of Blues),
Allstar Weekend & Cute Is What We Aim For (1/30/13 at House Of Blues),
Mike Epps (2/1/13 at Reliant Arena),
Charlie Wilson (2/14/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam (2/15/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
Ronnie Milsap (2/17/13 at Grand 1894 Opera House),
Ricardo Arjona (2/22/13 at Toyota Center),
Rebelution (2/22/13 at House Of Blues),
Excision (2/23/13 at Stereo Live),
Lindsey Stirling (2/27/13 at House Of Blues),
Merle Haggard (3/21/13 at Stafford Centre),
Fleetwood Mac (6/5/13 at Toyota Center), and
Vans Warped Tour (8/4/13 at Reliant Stadium Parking Lot).

Best Sellers
Dec 12 United States vs. China (WOMEN)
Dec 15 Jorge Arce vs. Nonito Donaire
Dec 21 Dwight Yoakam
Dec 22 Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival (Beaumont)
Dec 11 – 23 Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan
Thru Dec 30 Houston Texans
Dec 31 Trey Songz
Jan 14 WWE: Raw
Jan 17 Ed Sheeran
Jan 31 Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
Feb 9 The Xx
Feb 15 Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam
Mar 13 Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers
Feb 25 – Mar 16 Houston Livestock Show
Mar 19 Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City
Apr 10 Jeff Dunham
Thru Apr 17 Houston Rockets
Jul 21 One Direction

Recommended Local Art/Band Shows December 5 – 10, 2012

When: Wednesday December 5th
Where: Mangos; located at 403 Westheimer
Who: No Glory, Tiger Party, Neighbors, Fox & Cats
Cost: All ages/ $5/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 6th
Where: Bar Boheme ; located at 307 Fairview
Who: Cultured Cocktails benefits Mitchell Center
Cost: 5-7 p.m.

When: Thursday December 6th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: The Octopus Project, A.M.P., Giant Monster Battle
Cost: $12/ All Ages/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 6th
Where: Stags Head Pub; located at 2128 Portsmouth
Who: Live Music Every 1st Thursday of the month
Cost: 8:00 p.m.

When: Thursday December 6th
Where: Boondocks; located at 1417 Westheimer
Who: Raise It Up vs. BomBon
Cost: 10:00p.m.

When: Friday December 7th
Where: Deans; located at 316 Main
Who: Deep Cuts, Neighbors, We Scare Coyotes, Well Well, J Gutierrez 
Cost: 8:00 p.m./ $3 cover 21+/ $5 18-21

When: Friday December 7th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: Bright Light Social Hour/ Ishi
Cost: $12.50/ all ages/ 8:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 7th
Where: Last Concert Café; located at 1403 Nance
Who: Flyin Freak Flags, Adultry Kidding, Adam Bricks
Cost: 8:00 p.m.

When: Friday December 7th
Where: Rudyards; located at 2010 Waugh
Who: Opie Hendrix & Texas Tall Boys, Secondhand Lovers
Cost: 21+/ 9:00 p.m.

When: Monday December 10th
Where: Fitzgeralds; located at 2706 White Oak
Who: The Easterns Seas/ Second Lovers
Cost: $10/ all ages/ 8:00 p.m.

Upcoming Event Flyers

Eric Clapton, Nutcracker, Katt Williams, Kid Rock, Diana Ross & More – Tix That Rock Houston

Upcoming within the next week in HOUSTON is:
A Christmas Carol (Nov 30-Dec 24 – Alley Theatre),
Houston Aeros (Nov 30-Apr 13 – Toyota Center),
Houston Ballet: The Nutcracker (Dec 1-Dec 30 – Wortham Center),
Houston Rockets (Dec 1-Apr 14 – Toyota Center),
Lamb Of God (Thu Dec 6 – Bayou Music Center),
Katt Williams (Fri Dec 7 – Toyota Center),
Houston Symphony: Holly Jolly Pops (Fri Dec 7 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion), and
The Rat Pack is Back! (Fri Dec 7 – Jones Hall).

New HOUSTON events featured in the exchange this week include:

Odd Future (12/4/12 at House Of Blues),
Maze And Frankie Beverly & Fantasia (12/22/12 at Bayou Music Center),
Reckless Kelly (12/31/12 at House Of Blues),
John Hiatt (1/5/13 at House Of Blues),
AFC Wild Card or Divisional Game: Houston Texans vs. TBD (1/5/13 at Reliant Stadium),
Action Item (1/19/13 at House Of Blues),
AFC Conference Championship: Houston Texans vs. TBD (1/20/13 at Reliant Stadium),
Jeff Mangum (1/21/13 at Wortham Theater Center),
Skillet (1/25/13 at Ford Park Pavilion),
David Cassidy (2/1/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
Testament & Overkill (2/6/13 at House Of Blues),
Diana Ross (2/6/13 at Houston Arena Theatre),
Kid Rock (2/7/13 at Ford Park Pavilion),
Winter Love Tour (2/16/13 at Julie Rogers Theatre),
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth (2/20/13 at Bayou Music Center),
Mike Epps (2/24/13 at Beaumont Civic Center),
Dropkick Murphys (2/28/13 at House Of Blues),
Big Gigantic (3/1/13 at House Of Blues),
Yo Gabba Gabba Live (3/14/13 at Bayou Music Center),
Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers (3/16/13 at Toyota Center), and
Amy Schumer (5/18/13 at House Of Blues).

Best Sellers
Dec 2 Rush
Dec 7 Katt Williams
Dec 8 Texas Longhorns vs. UCLA Bruins – Doubleheader
Dec 12 United States vs. China (WOMEN)
Dec 15 Jorge Arce vs. Nonito Donaire
Dec 21 Dwight Yoakam
Dec 22 Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival (Beaumont)
Dec 11 – 23 Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan
Thru Dec 30 Houston Texans
Dec 31 Trey Songz
Jan 14 WWE: Raw
Jan 17 Ed Sheeran
Jan 31 Born This Way Ball Tour: Lady Gaga
Feb 9 The Xx
Mar 13 Eric Clapton & The Wallflowers
Feb 25 – Mar 16 Houston Livestock Show
Mar 19 Maroon 5, Neon Trees & Owl City
Apr 10 Jeff Dunham
Thru Apr 17 Houston Rockets
Jul 21 One Direction