Upcoming: Hozier, John Prine, Sleater-Kinney, Steve Miller Band, Taylor Swift, Wilco, etc.

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Singer-Songwriter Adam Carroll co-headlines with Owen Temple at Main Street Crossing
An Acoustic Christmas: With The Bourbon Cowboys, Raf Rivera, Jordan Tyding, Matt Cash, Jordan Appleby., Thu., December 25, 8 p.m., Free. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002.

Adam Carroll & Owen Temple: With Zach Aaron., Fri., December 26, 6 p.m., $15 to $25. Main Street Crossing, 111 E. Main, Tomball, 281-290-0431.

Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer: Sun., February 15, 8:30 p.m., $39.50 to $59.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy, Houston, 713-988-1020.

American Aquarium: With Mike & the Moonpies., Fri., January 23, 9 p.m., $15 to $20. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.


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Upcoming: 30footFALL, Black Oak Arkansas, Dan & Shay, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, etc.

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The Allen Oldies Band will ring in 2015 at Continental Club.
30footFALL: With Dead to the World, the Ballistics. Thu., December 25, 8 p.m., $12 to $15. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

Abby Gough: With American Stereo Type, Feral the Earthworm, Los Vagabundos., Sun., December 14, 8 p.m., $3 to $10. Acadia Bar & Grill, 3939 Cypress Creek, Houston, 281-893-2860.

The Allen Oldies Band: With Picture Book, Thrill. Wed., December 31, 7 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.

American Aquarium: Fri., January 23, 9 p.m., TBA. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-977-1962.


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Upcoming: Buddy Guy, Deadhorse, Lana Del Rey, Idina Menzel, Mushroomhead, Spoon, etc.

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Los Angeles post-punk band 13th Sky
13th Sky: With Brumes, DJ Hex, DJ Deathchurch. Fri., December 5, 9:30 p.m., $5. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903.

7th Annual New Years Eve Ball featuring Dyro: With Surain, Sam Thompson DJ RN. Wed., December 31, 9 p.m., $20 to $50. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, 832-251-9600.

8 Seconds: Fri., December 5, 8:30 p.m., $10. Dosey Doe Music Cafe, 463 F.M. 1488, Conroe, 936-271-2171.

Abduktion: With AlimaƱas, Sex Pill, Gast, GFF, Licker. Sat., December 20, 9 p.m., $8. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903.


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Upcoming: Arlo Guthrie, Bush, Cannibal Corpse, Hayes Carll, K Michelle, The Temptations, etc.

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Texas Singer-Songwriter Adam Carroll
2-Bit Palomino: Sat., December 20, 9 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.

6400 Party: With DJ LeRoy Peters, DJ Xcess. Sat., January 24, 9 p.m., TBA. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.

Acoustic Song Swap: With Gary Braun, Micky Braun, Jason Eady. Tue., December 2, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

Adam Carroll: Fri., December 19, 9 p.m., $15. Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant, 2007 Grant, Houston, 832-767-2785.


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Let's Meet Our Houston Press Artopia 2015 Bands

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Vintage New York City Queens: the local indie-pop band, shown in 2011, recently announced new album Glass Houses is on the way.
Rocks Off is excited to announce the musical lineup of Houston Press Artopia 2015, the quickest way to warm up your winter with an evening of the city's top visual and performance artists, fashion designers, purveyors of victuals and of course musicians. It all goes down 8 p.m. Saturday, January 24 at Winter Street Studios, 2101 Winter St.

The Artopia presale is available right now and runs through 10 a.m. this Friday, November 21; go to this link and enter the promo code ROCKSOFF. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday at noon. (Prices start at $45 but consider the luxe VIP package, where you'll be swimming in swag.)

Now, let's meet our bands.


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Upcoming: Above & Beyond, Chris Brown, Gang of Four, Hozier, The Lacs, Sarah McLachlan, etc.

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English electronic dance group Above & Beyond
5 Seconds Of Summer: Sat., August 8, 7:30 p.m., $25 to $69.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

Above & Beyond: Sat., March 7, 8:30 p.m., $30. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Alan Haynes: Sat., November 29, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

The Allen Oldies Band: Wed., December 31, 8 p.m., Free. Continental Club, 3700 Main, Houston, 713-529-9899.


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Upcoming: Bette Midler, Bob Seger, Lauryn Hill, Napalm Death, Reckless Kelly, Seether, etc.

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Canadian singer-songwriter Alexz Johnson
13th Sky: With the Freakouts. Fri., December 5, 9 p.m., $7 to $10. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903.

2014: A Backspace Odyssey: Sat., December 6, 7 p.m., $20 to $25. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

After 7: With Lyfe Jennings, Troop. Fri., November 21, 8 p.m., $39 to $59. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Alexz Johnson: With Jared & the Mill, Patrick Droney. Wed., November 26, 6 p.m., $12. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.


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UPDATED: Sheriff's Office: Local '60s Legend Frank Davis Is Missing

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UPDATE (Friday, 1:30 p.m.): Mr. Davis was found by Harris County Sheriff's Department Thursday evening and has been returned to his home.

Rocks Off received a heads up in the past hour that Frank Davis is missing. Davis, whose ties to the Houston music business go back to Walt Andrus and the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, suffers from Alzheimer's. As shown above, a police report has been filed.

Rocks Off's sister blog Art Attack interviewed Davis in September 2010, and filled in some more background information.


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Upcoming: Alice Cooper, Big K.R.I.T., Caribou, Eyehategod, Merle Haggard, Volbeat, etc.

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Alan Haynes: Sat., November 29, 8 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999.

Alice Cooper: Sat., February 14, 7 p.m., $27 to $45. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551.

Allah-Las: With Tashaki Miyaki., Sun., November 16, 8 p.m., $10 to $14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838.

August Burns Red: With Miss May I, Northlane, Erra., Thu., February 26, 5:30 p.m., $22.50 to $25. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.


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Upcoming: Blues for Food, Cheap Trick, Run the Jewels, Rachael Yamagata, Spoon, etc.

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3Ball MTY: With Los Rakas. Mon., December 1, 7 p.m., $22. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837.

Abysmal Dawn: Thu., October 30, 8 p.m., $7 to $10. Mango's, 403 Westheimer, Houston, 713-522-8903.

Al Staehely: Tue., November 4, 7:30 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999.

AMP\'D: A celebration of the MTV AMP era 1996-2001: With DJ Damon Allen, vj tech.sys., Sat., November 8, 9 p.m., $5 to $7. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551.


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