Talib Kweli & Immortal Technique: Two top-tier rappers whose rhymes tend toward social issues and activism. Both have new records on the way. 8 p.m. Friday at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel; 713-225-5483.
Mickey Gilley: At 79, the country hit maker is still going strong. "Urban Cowboy" and the club that carried his name will always make him a sentimental favorite in these parts. 8 p.m. Friday at the Dosey Doe, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands; 281-367-3774.