The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Hickoids, Fat Tony, Houston Global Jam, etc.


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Houston Global Jam
Rodeo San Miguel Arena (13700 Karalis Rd.), August 25

If you're looking for reggae jams and a bit of Rasta culture, well, you're in luck. Not only will Shaggy, purveyor of everything "Boombastic," be at the Houston Global Jam to hook you up with those sweet Jamaican beats, but so will Kingston native Beenie Man, who (in case you need to see credentials) is the self-proclaimed "King of Dancehall."

Among the slew of other artists also scheduled to take part in the festivities (Marcia Griffiths, Cocoa Tea, Barrington Levy), local boss hoggs Slim Thug and Z-Ro should add a heavy dose of Screwston, Texas flavor. Gates open at 10 a.m.; see godalonepromotions.com for information. ANGELICA LEICHT


SIX OTHER SHOWS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER
By Chris Gray


The Wheel Workers, Asteroid Shop, Glass the Sky: Folk-flavored local indie rock. (Fitzgerald's, August 23)

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Hell City Kings, American Heist: More local rock, a lot louder and hairier, upstairs. (Fitzgerald's, August 23)

Radney Foster: Acoustic date with the man behind Texas Country touchstone Del Rio, TX 1959. (McGonigel's Mucky Duck, August 23)

Buxton, Dana Falconberry: Acclaimed young Austin songstress opens for Houston's hometowners, who are sporting a bunch of rocked-up new tunes. (Continental Club, August 24)

13 Black Coffins, The Freakouts, Dykes on Bikes: Local garage/punk/psychobilly bill at a reasonable price. (House of Blues -- Bronze Peacock Room, August 24)

Ten Ton Hammer, Beneath Oblivion, Bowel, Oceans of Slumber, Sift Through the Ashes: Seek and destroy with mostly local metal on the cheap, like $5 worth. (Warehouse Live, August 24)


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Location Info

Rudyard's

2010 Waugh, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Dosey Doe

25911 I-45 N., Spring, TX

Category: Music

Cactus Music & Video

2110 Portsmouth St., Houston, TX

Category: Music

Rodeo San Miguel

13700 Karalas Lane Houston, TX, Houston, TX

Category: General

Fitzgerald's

2706 White Oak, Houston, TX

Category: Music

McGonigel's Mucky Duck

2425 Norfolk, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Continental Club

3700 Main, Houston, TX

Category: Music

House of Blues-- Bronze Peacock Room

1204 Caroline, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Warehouse Live

813 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX

Category: Music


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