UPDATED: The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Jason Isbell, The Reivers, Wild Child, etc.
By Chris Gray
*** Matt Nathanson: Hey, we were just writing about this Boston-born singer-songwriter's new video "Kinks Shirt," from his ninth album Last of the Great Pretenders, the other day. Check it out again. (House of Blues, October 11).
*** Sarah Brightman: She's an odd one, but the British pop-classical diva might just steal your heart away with songs from her new album Dreamchaser. (Bayou Music Center, October 11)
*** Band of Heathens: Rustic Austin roots-rockers go extra Americana with this free concert under the bandshell, anchoring "A Night Out at Market Square." (Market Square Park, October 12)
*** thelastplaceyoulook: Back from their tour opening for Blue October, TLPYL bring fellow local hard-rock heavyweights Downfall 2012 and Nothing More down to Fitz. (Fitzgerald's, October 12)
*** Lionel Richie: See Rocks Off's interview with Mr. "Dancing On the Ceiling" from earlier this week. Nice guy. Second-generation New Orleans funkateer Ivan Neville and his band Dumptaphunk open. (Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, October 12)
*** Kid Congo Powers & the Pink Monkey Birds: Ex-Cramps and Gun Club guitarist gets garagey with Weird Party and the Wind Ups. (Rudyard's, October 12)
*** Kelly Willis: Translated from Love by Austin's top country songbird. (McGonigel's Mucky Duck, October 12)
*** Praia Urbana: DJs at Last Concert's fall techno bacchanal include Alex Clavijo, Bobby Blyss, Steven Towers, Nathan Swift and JC Vanegas. (Last Concert Cafe, October 12)
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