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