Friday, 12 November 2010 00:01

Thanksgiving is jusrt around the corner as we zip through the fall calendar.

Meantime, more shows lining up for December and early spring. Also upcoming marquee names on tap: Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Roger Waters and more.

AXE Rock metal band in concert with special guest Rick Sanford (former vocalist for Legs Diamond. Also local band Killer Chihuahuas, led by Rick Mejia. Saturday, Nov. 20. Road House Saloon, 6159 FM 78, San Antonio. (210) 661-4108. $17.50 tix available at Flipside Records and Roadhouse. Presented by OV Productions.


The Showdown Featuring Jimmy Gonzalez Y Mazz and also Jay Perez. Saturday, Nov. 20. Presidente Hall & Ballroom, Rosenburg, Texas.

Ramon Ayala y Los Bravos Del Norte Major norteno bands headlines big show. Also Little Joe Y la Familia. And also Retono. Angleton Fairgrounds, 901 S. Downing, Angleton, Texas. Dec. 4. $25 GA tickets.'

Grupo Maldad CD Party CD release event celebrates the group's "Segundo Capitulo" CD. 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. $10. Special guests include La Venganza, 4 X 4, Los Aguilares and friends Chente Barrera, Max Baca, David Farias and Ramiro Herrera.

Maravia Tight Tejano/variety band takes over at Crazy J's Sports Bar, 126 Gembler Road. Friday, Dec. 3. (210) 688-5915

Siggno Young norteno/Tejano band brings it on at Cool Arrows. $12. Friday Nov. 19. Also Los Desperadoz Nov. 26.

Thanksgiving Bash Featuring Tribute Band, Nick Villarreal and Wilbert Beasley & Body & Soul Pueblo Hall. Saturday Nov. 27. $10 includes buffet. (210) 520-7400

Holiday Day Dance Presented by Randy Garibay Legacy Fund featuring Sauce Gonzalez & Westside Horns, and Ernie Garibay & Cats don't Sleep. Blanco Ballroom, 3719 Blanco rd. Dec. 3. $10 (210 738-8344

Annual Old School Awards Featuring Henry Lee & Tribute Band, Jimmy Edward, Rudy T, Sauce Gonzalez, & WestSide Hirns, Rocky Hernandez and OBG Band, Jay Garcia and Joe T Campos and Crusader, Jesse Gonzalez,  Marty Centeno. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. Pueblo Hall. $12 in advance;$15 at door.

Hector Aguilar Band Solid group resets with dancing rhythms. Nov. 5. Cadillac Bar, 212 S. Flores. Also Nov. 7 Julie Ann Gonzalez All-Star benefit; Nov. 12 Pochimex; Nov. 19 Lobo IV; Nov. 25 Jesse D & Variety Band; Dec. 2 Grupo Maldad CD release, Dec. 3, Final Cut, Dec. 10 Jesse D & Variety Mix; Dec. 17, Jorge Alejandro.


George Jones Country pioneer demonstrates why he is considered a legend. $40-$60. Nov. 19. Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-3333.

Ruben Ramos Talented singer brings it on. Grahams Central Station, Fredericksburg Rd. Nov. 5.

La Mafia Tex0mex group shines on. Lonestar Saloon, Uvalde. Nov. 6. Also Nov. 12, Bart Crow Band; Nov. 26, Randy Rogers Band.

Legendary Tribute Band Solid group led by Henry Parilla, and made up of former members of legendary Sunliner Band in continuing TGIF Friday series. At the elegant, SMOKE-FREE Pueblo Hall ballroom, 3315 Northwestern. Also Buffet starts at 7 p.m. $7 admission. Bookings/private parties, contact Mary Jane Parrilla.  (210) 520-7400

1910 - A Revolution Across Borders The Witte Museum’s exhibition commemorates the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution, the pivotal political conflict that shaped our understanding of Mexico as a nation, and the cultural history of South Texas. Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway. Opened Thursday, Sept. 16. (210) 357-1910

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio Also Juventud Sinfonica de Monterrey Concert With Juventud Sinfonica de Monterrey and Youth Orchestras of San Antonio present an extraordinary collaborative concert commemorating the Centennial of the Mexican Revolution. 7 p.m, Nov. 20 Municipal Auditorium, 100 Auditorium Circle (210) 737-0097

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Annual shindig features holiday music with some rock energy. AT&T Center, East Houston Street at AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5554. 8 p.m. Dec. 4.

Andrea Bocelli Italian romantic traditionalist mixes pop, Latin andmore. Dec. 8. $45-$1,000 at 1510 Polk St., Houston. (713) 758-7200.

Roger Waters Former Pink Floyd musician in showcase. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. $45-$1,000 at 1510 Polk St., Houston. (713) 758-7200.

2011 Valentines Dance Featuring Celsiius and Canela. Benefit for Edgewood District Alumni Associaton. Feb 4, 2011. La Villita Assembly Hall. $20 Call Albert Litterio (210) 241-8846

Gaslight Band Variety mix with classics thrown in. Tuesdays-Wednesdays. Gaslight club, McAllen Inn, 1401 S. 10th. (956) 572-8158 Also Tejano artists coming up.

Justin Bieber new pop singer showcases talents and creativity on latest CD "My World 2.0" $34-$54. AT&T Center, East Houston Street at AT&T Center Parkway. 7 p.m. Nov. 5

Salsa Brava Featured in Salsa Sundays with Salsafix. Salsa & Bachata class 8:30 p.m. Kocktails bar, 2818 NE loop 410 at Perrin Beitel.

New Years's Eve Dance "Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow" features Rudy Palacious & Alamo City Band, Rudy Tee Gonzalez of Reno Bops, Rick Balderrama & la Patria. St. Mary Magdalen Church Hall, 1710 Clower. Dec. 31. Advanced tickets call Tencha 210-725-6414; Josie 210-680-3651; Linda 210-403-2484

Escape Top variety band plays salsa, cumbia, Tex-Mex and more. Led by singer/keyboardist Oscar Cruz. 9 p.m. Saturdays. Also Brava Salsa Band plays hot Latin rhythms Thursdays. Restaurante Antiigua Grill, 13323 Nacogdoches Rd,.  (210) 587-7470.

Main Plaza Lunchtime and afternoon concerts. (210) 225-9800 Music Festival includes various events. Foxy, accordion & Chucho Perales, bajo sexto, Sundays. (210) 225-9800  

Carrie Underwood Country superstar recent ACM winner. Also Billy Currington and Sons of Sylvia. $35.50-$55.50. AT&T Center, East Houston Street at AT&T Center Parkway. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7

The Raulito Show Debut show for Raul Navaira begins filming which next week at Sam's Burger Joint. Fans and supporters encouraged to attend as part of the audience. Guests on show include Little Joe, Araceli and Aniceto Molina. Tapings being scheduled. 30-minute show airs 12:30 p.m. Saturdays KABB, Ch. 11 Fans can be part of the audience free - details

VFW Post 76 Live music series at scenic historic post by SA River continues. 

Salsa Brava Orchestra Salsa outfit uncorks the rhythms. Also DJ Papote spinning merengue, salsa, bachata reggaeton and more. Saturdays. Old San Juan Restaurant/Discotex, 4429 Walzem at Austin Highway (210) 599-9990.

Lady Gaga Controversial pop singer stops in. AT&T Center, East Houston Street at AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5554. $49.50-$175 8 p.m. March 15.

Daniel Monserrat Singer plays Fridays, Wednesdays. La Marginal, 2447 Nacogdoches Rd, (210) 804-2242

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Wayne Harper Pop singer extraordinaire plays a mix of oldies, rock, pop, jazz and more Martini Club, Rector/McCullough 210-344-4747.

Additional reporting by Trina Guevara, Robert Rivas