Eat, shop & rock at the free, 4-day Mid Main SuperFest

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The Polyphonic Spree | Photo: Lauren Reynolds

Kick off four days of free music, art, and food before The Big Game at Mid Main SuperFest from Thursday, February 2 through Sunday, February 5, 2017.

If you’re ready for some football your weekend plans are set with this four-day free music, art, and food block party headlined by psych-ensemble Polyphonic Spree along the 3500-3700 blocks of Main Street.

Presented by Mid Main Lofts, in partnership with The Continental Club and Natachee’s Supper ‘n Punch, Mid Main SuperFest brings together some of the Gulf Coast’s top musical and artistic talent for a series of concerts, pop-up shops, and culinary demonstrations designed to highlight the unique creative spirit of the Mid Main neighborhood.

Attendees are encouraged to bike to the event, take the Metro Light Rail, Uber, carpool, or park in one of the surrounding parking garages located near the property.

Click here for a complete schedule of entertainment for Mid Main SuperFest.

Ishi - Photo by Jonathan Zizzo
Ishi | Photo: Jonathan Zizzo

The Entertainment

Winbern Street between Travis and Main Street will be closed to traffic for the duration of the four days with an outdoor stage, food, beverage and a selection of local craft vendors taking over the streets.

Performances throughout the weekend include highly-lauded local acts such as The Tontons, Us., The Phantom Royals, and A Fistful of Soul, plus Dallas-based Ishi and the Louisiana-based Stooges Brass Band on the outdoor stage.

Headlining the four-day event on the outdoor stage Saturday February 4th is the Dallas-based psychphonic ensemble The Polyphonic Spree, whose 16 years of touring have seen them perform at most major music festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella, ACL, and Glastonbury, as well as televised performances at the MTV Video Music Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, amongst many others.

On top of that, Mid Main-stays like The Continental Club, Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge, and Alley Kat Bar & Lounge will each have accompanying acts within their spaces.

Gameday Brunch

Urban Harvest will host a Gameday Brunch on Sunday, February 5 in Winbern Street featuring over 15 chefs and restaurants serving an eclectic variety of gourmet fare for the public including Melange Creperie, Pat Greer’s Kitchen, Ripe Cuisine, One Love Juice Bar, Xoco Latte, Oddball Eats, Tacos A Go-Go and more.

5% of drink sales throughout the four days will benefit the non-profit Bike Houston, headquartered in the Mid Main neighborhood, who is dedicated to creating safe bikeways to improve the quality of life for all Houstonians.

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Stooges Brass Band | Photo: Adam McCullough

Mid Main SuperFest Stage & Winbern Street Art Market Schedule

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  • DJ Tempty | 5pm
  • Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie | 6:30pm
  • The Stooges Brass Band | 8:30pm

Friday, February 3, 2017

  • The Grahamaphone | 5pm
  • Ishi | 7pm
  • The Tontons | 8:30pm

Saturday, February 4, 2017

  • Winbern Street Art Market | Noon
  • The Phantom Royals | 3pm
  • A Fistful of Soul | 4pm
  • Us. | 7pm
  • The Polyphonic Spree | 8:30pm

Sunday, February 5, 2017

  • Urban Harvest Gameday Brunch | 10am
  • Light Rock Express | 10:30am

About Mid Main Lofts

The event organizer, Mid Main Lofts was carefully planned to respect and enhance the historic surroundings of this landmark area of Houston. With award-winning architecture from the team of William T. Cannady, Rogers Partners, and Gensler, their community connects with the artistic heritage and spirit of the neighborhood which is carefully integrating a groundbreaking new approach to transit-oriented urban living.

Dynamic and ever-evolving, Mid Main is a moving mosaic of artists of all disciplines, nestled between the vibrant business and medical research environments of Downtown, Rice University, U of H, and the Texas Medical Center.

Often referred to as the “best blocks in Houston,” the community invites Houstonians to come and discover their independently owned and operated boutiques, famous live music venues and restaurants and bars – all together with two major performing arts venues.

Amenities include a dog park in the sky, an extensive one-acre courtyard and observation walkways with views of the skyline found nowhere else in the city.

Click here for more information about Mid Main Lofts.

Mid Main SuperFest

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The Tontons | Photo: Julie Worsham

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