Choose your Memorial Day Weekend entertainment

Memorial Day Weekend houston 2013 Miller Outdoor Theater

Find the right concert, show, party or event this weekend to celebrate the three-day weekend in the Bayou City. Houston may be (surprisingly) light on 2013 Memorial Day Weekend parades and official ceremonies this weekend, but there’s plenty of performing and partying going on. 

Multi-Day Houston Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Events

  • Dancin’ in the Street – Motown and More Revue – Miller Outdoor Theater (pictured) comes alive with the sounds of Motown, a musical show playing nightly from Thursday through Sunday evenings. The show stars Houston entertainers and special tributes to Chaka Khan and James Brown.
  • Memorial Day in the Woodlands – Live music and fireworks dominate at this two-day celebration at Waterway Square in The Woodlands. Music starts at 6pm and the fireworks show ignites at 8:55pm on both nights.
  • Bill Bellamy’s Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour – Comedy mainstay Bill Bellamy brings his unique take to Improv Houston, and he’s bringing his comedy entourage with him – D’Lai, Jay Reid and Houston’s own Ali Siddiq.
  • Comicpalooza 2013 – The Texas International Comic Con takes over the George R. Brown Convention Center from Friday to Sunday Memorial Day weekend. Expect a slew of comic, fantasy and sci-fi royalty including Patrick Stewart and more super hero costumes than you can shake a chunk of Kryptonite at.
  • Pink Martini at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts – Catch the lively genre-bending music of Pink Martini, combining classical, latin, jazz and classic pop to make a completely original and infectious show. Tickets for the sold out Friday, Saturday and Sunday shows are in high demand, but you can still grab a few on TicketSpot’s resale market.
  • Monty Python’s Spamalot at Hobby Center – Catch the tongue-in-cheek comedy musical that lovingly rips off Monty Python’s film Monty Python and the Holy Grail and puts it to song. Tickets may be hard to come by unless you use TicketSpot’s resale market.
  • Wait Until Dark – UpStage Theatre presents the classic Broadway thriller, and later 1967 Audrey Hepburn film, in The Heights on both Friday and Saturday nights.

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  • Memorial Day Weekend Festival – See Heads of State (starring Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant, formerly of New Edition), En Vogue, Joe and After 7 as they dominate Reliant Arena for the Memorial Day Weekend Festival.
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