Gruene Hall staple Bret Graham has a serious fixation with all things "honky tonk." For real, his album is named Honky Tonk the Night Away, along with a song called "Honky Tonk Disorder." At least it's not "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk." Free, 6pm, Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, 830-606-1281
Tuesday, February 9
Enjoy an all-vinyl evening of psych-rock and dream-pop as the husband/wife duo behind K23 Gallery curates the tunes at La Botánica every Tuesday. Free, 8pm, La Botánica, 2911 N. St. Mary's St., 619-886-2594
From the Catacombs, Nile
Tuesday, February 9
Since 1998's Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka, Egyptian inspired tech-metal masters Nile have been writing and performing the soundtrack to the most metal Mummy movie series that has never been. With Flesh Hoarder, Lacination, Horrific Visions and Wings of Abaddon. $20-$25, 7pm, The Korova, 107 E. Martin St., (210) 226-5070
Split Veins' Destruição single
Wednesday, February 10 Split Veins
If you've ever wanted to experience the torturous slaughter of a British guy who sounds like his tongue was bit off in a freak cricket accident, Split Veins is your jam. With Deathcult, No Time For the Old In Out and Dirtlip.$5, 9pm, Hi-Tones, 621 E. Dewey Pl., (210) 785-8777
The majesty of Japan's Yamato drummers
Wednesday, February 10 Bakuon Yamato Drummers of Japan
With their focus mainly on the art of drumming, the Yamato Drummers of Japan don't need words - only drums - to convey their message. $29-$110, 7:30pm,Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-5700
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