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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Location Info


Warehouse Live

813 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Continental Club

3700 Main, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Walters Downtown

1120 Naylor, Houston, TX

Category: Music

House of Blues

1204 Caroline, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Bayou Music Center

520 Texas Ave., Houston, TX

Category: Music

Market Square Park

300 Travis, Houston, TX

Category: Music


2706 White Oak, Houston, TX

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Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX

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2010 Waugh, Houston, TX

Category: Music

McGonigel's Mucky Duck

2425 Norfolk, Houston, TX

Category: Music

Last Concert Cafe

1403 Nance St., Houston, TX

Category: Music

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The Tossers are playing House of Blues Peacock room on Sunday night with The Dead Rabbits. 

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Scott Biram is at Fitz on Saturday night.

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