On one of the coldest days of this year, let's look ahead to what's bound to be one of the warmer days of next year.
Namely, June 26.
That's when Texas country's rising star Curtis Grimes is scheduled to perform at the State Line, part of its free, outdoor music series.
That's according to a listing on Pollstar. It's not posted yet on his site or the restaurant's.
If it happens, it'll mark the second time a contestant from the first season of NBC's "The Voice" will have performed here in seven-month stretch. Season one winner Javier Colon performed with Dave Koz and others during his annual Christmas show Dec. 13 at the Plaza Theatre.
In other concert news:
• Bachata singer Toby Love, a former Aventura backup singer known for the hits "Lejos" and "Tengo Un Amor," performs at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at Nova Luna.
He'll be joined by Michael El Nuevo Prospecto and Grupo La Guira Glg.
Tickets are $25 GA, $50 VIP at Ticketbully.
• Metal band NonPoint is headed to Tricky Falls, where it will headline a show at 8 p.m. Feb. 11.
The band, which has been around since the mid-'90s, is touring in support of its self-titled album, released this year.
Up-and-comers Candlelight Red, Digital Summer and Nothing More will open.
Tickets are $16, on sale at All That Music & Video, Bowie Feathers, Eloise, Maria's Closet and holdmyticket.com.
Swedish metalists Soilwork list an April 20 show at the club, part of its "Strike 'Em Hard" tour in support of their forthcoming double album "The Living Infinite."
Former Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis, Blackground, the Browning and Wretched also are on the bill.
No ticket information has been announced yet.
Tricky's also hosting a farewell show by Johnny Costello, who's heading to New York.
Costello's local "See You Soon El Paso" finale will be at 8;30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the club, where he's worked as a bartender and performer.
Tickets are $7, with proceeds going to the family of his friend, Richard Molina, a local musician who died Dec. 22.
The Royalty, the Black Coats and others played a benefit for his family Dec. 26 at the Lowbrow, which sold out and raised more than $3,000.
The DA will do a DJ set for Grind!, the weekly gay night at the club.
Their 9 p.m. Jan. 11, with Bloody Holly, will be part of its "Grease It Up" gay prom. Cover charge is $5 at the door.
Tickets for the March 11 Why? show at Tricky Falls are $10.
Baths will open.
Tickets are on sale at All That Music, Bowie Feathers, Eloise, Maria's Closet and holdmyticket.com.
• Forever the Sickest Kids, The Early November and Versaemerge are among the latest bands confirmed for the Vans Warped Tour show on June 26 at NMSU.
Also added: Tonight Alive, Upon a Burning Body, Architects (UK), Action Item and Shy Kidx.
They join previously announced bands, such as Hawthorne Heights, Black Dahlia Murder and Big Chocolate.
More bands will be announced on Friday's episode of "Warped Roadies" on Fuse.
The first 500 tickets for the NMSU show are $23.50 at Ticketmaster and the box. Prices go up to $35 after that.
• There are a lot of club-level EDM shows coming up, including a 9 p.m. Jan. 12 performance by Night Plane ("Parallel Lines") at The Network.
Nick Monaco will open the show, promoted by El Paso's Late Nite Social Club.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door; $15 for patrons 18 to 20 years old.
Throne of Blood's Daniel Avery will headline LNSC's Supernite at 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at The Network.
Also performing: Rol(e) Models, Jason O and DJ Joe.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
Ticket outlets have not been announced. Go to LNSC's Facebook page for more info.
El Paso's Primal Filth Records brings Indiana electro DJ Figure's "Adventures in Time and Space" tour to Tricky Falls at 9 p.m. Feb. 22.
The label's Ariok and Dottkom will open the show.
Tickets are $15, on sale at wanttickets.com/FigureElPaso.