- Facebook / Cher
To help pass waning days of this decade, her are five upcoming concerts that promise to take our minds off the bad and leave us looking forward to better times. Not every one of these will be up your alley, but there’s bound to be at least something that can distract you from the looming apocalypse.
- Facebook / Lil Flip
Friday, December 5
Houston in the house! With additional features from Lil’ Keke and Lil Flip, this packed hip-hop throwdown is made for all those who dig H-Town's distinctive laidback sound. $43-$63, 7:30 p.m., The Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St. Mary’s St., theaztectheatre.com.
- Facebook / This Will Destroy You
Sunday, November 24
Mixing avalanches of distortion with sparkling guitar melodies, This Will Destroy You have made valuable contributions to the world of post-rock. A band worth discovering, if you haven't already. $16-$18, 7 p.m., Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., papertigersatx.com.
- Facebook / Willie Nelson
Monday and Tuesday, November 25 and 26
At 86, Willie Nelson is one of those living legends you can’t afford to miss, especially if you've never seen he and his band perform live. $49.50-$99.50, 7:30 p.m., Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-5700, majesticempire.com.
- Facebook / Nile
Monday, December 8
Hailing from South Carolina, death metal outfit Nile are some of the most genre's most interesting songwriters. Mixing in lyrical themes of ancient Egypt and H.P. Lovecraft, the band have been grinding out its own unique take on death metal since the early ’90s. $21, 7 p.m., Rock Box, 1223 E. Houston St., (210) 677-9453.
- Facebook / Cher
Tuesday, December 17
One of the most iconic pop stars in this history of modern music, Cher is a timeless singer who continues to amass generations of new fans. $48-$1200, 7:30 p.m., AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Parkway, attcenter.com.
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