Concerts in Houston: Death Grips, Michael Bublé, Guster
FRIDAYSue FoleyBlues singer and hotshot guitarist released “The Ice Queen,” her best album to date, last year. 9:30 p.m. Friday at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999, mcgonigels.com.SATURDAYDeath GripsFor nearly a decade the Sacramento duo of vocalist MC Ride and drummer/producer Zach Hill has made a nasty racket that serves as the perfect soundtrack for nasty times. They’re touring last year’s “Year of the Snitch.” 8 p.m. Saturday at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N. Main; 713-237-0370, whiteoakmusichall.com.Whitney RoseCanadian country music singer and songwriter sunk roots in Austin and quickly found a following. 9:30 p.m. Saturday at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk; 713-528-5999, mcgonigels.com.Ernesto Vega Afro Cuban QuartetSaxophonist and clarinetest Vega carries on a storied jazz tradition. 9 p.m. Saturday at Cezanne, 4100 Montrose; 832-592-7464, cezannejazz.com.Trap Fest 2019Rising (and durable) Texas rapper Yella Beezy bounces back after being shot three times last year to headline this event with OTB Fastlane, Lucky Bandzo and Kenika Rap Chick. 8 p.m. Saturday at Revention Music Center, 520 Texas; 713-230-1600.DumpstaphunkNew Orleans funk institution performs at the annual birthday celebration for Houston music man about town Mark Austin, raising money for LifeGift, which offers live-saving organ and tissue transplants. 8 p.m. Saturday at Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th; 214-272-8346, theheightstheater.com.TUESDAYMichael BubléA family health crisis had the popular Canadian crooner talking as though last year’s “Love” might be his last album. But he’s on the road, and at just 43 should still have years of singing left ahead of him. 8 p.m. Tuesday at Toyota Center, 1510 Polk; 866-446-8849, houstontoyotacenter.com.WEDNESDAYGusterNearly 30 years later, Boston band is still beloved among its legion, which remains drawn to the band’s smart and melodic songs, hooky harmonies and penchant for experimentation. 8 p.m. Wednesday at Heights Theater, 339 W. 19th; 214-272-8346, theheightstheater.com.