Lukas Nelson's band name guarantees authenticity, or at least the search for it. And while the concept of "the genuine article" often seems nebulous, The Promise of Real is among the more entertaining parties in pursuit.

Lukas Nelsonís band name guarantees authenticity, or at least the search for it. And while the concept of ďthe genuine articleĒ often seems nebulous, The Promise of Real is among the more entertaining parties in pursuit.

Willie Nelsonís well-traveled son and his homeys tackle roots rock with a restless, rowdy spirit that suggests he wasnít coddled, but also a refined taste that shows he spent a lot of time with his dadís record collection. Heís played Woodlands a few times now, so donít miss your chance to see him up close before he graduates to larger rooms.

Molly Winters opens Fridayís show.