Get a Nightlife: May 10 to 14, 2017

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, May 10 to Sunday, May 14, 2017.

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The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself. Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.

Day + Nightlife Guide


  • Yellow Rose Comedy Festival at Warehouse Live | Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 – Yellow Rose Comedy Festival is Houston’s first all-female comedy festival. It will showcase and celebrate the amazing female comedians in Houston as well as have a national headliner closing out the festival on Saturday night. Tickets range from $20 to $35, not including ticket fees. 7pm to 10pm both nights.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show | Photo courtesy of River Oaks Theatre

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • DIY Story Night: A Storytelling Open Mic at Midtown Bar & Grill Performers and listeners encouraged to attend to celebrate the art of storytelling at this DIY Storytelling Night at Midtown Bar & Grill. This event is pay-what-you-can and the venue offers a bar and full dining menu. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Jazz Cartier at House of Blues Catch the Canadian hip hop recording artist from Toronto, Jazz Cartier, at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets start at $20, not including ticket fees. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Reggae Night at The Flat | FREE to Attend – Get through hump day with a drink and enjoy reggae, dancehall, soca, and afrobeats all night long at The Flat. 10pm.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

  • Tablao Flamenco: Illeana Gomez at Ovations Join The Houston Flamenco Collective for a night of live music, live dancing, cocktails, and passion as they present dancer, Illeana Gomez with guitarist, Alejandro Pais Iriart. Tickets are $30. There will be a performance at 7pm and 9pm.
  • The Broken Spokes in Concert at 8th Wonder Brewery | FREE to Attend – Enjoy a cold beer and have a honky tonk time with the local country band The Broken Spokes at 8th Wonder Brewery. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Brian Wilson in Concert at Revention Music Center See one of the original members of The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, as he performs the album Pet Sounds in its entirety at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $43, not including ticket fees. 8pm.
  • Spring Fling: ’50s & ’60s Dance Party at The Continental Club Go back to the time and do the twist to songs from the ’50s and ’60s at this Spring Fling at The Continental Club. ’50s and ’60s attire is strongly encouraged. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
  • Paul Van Dyk at Stereo Live Houston See the Grammy-nominated DJ and producer, Paul Van Dyk, play techno and electronic music at the Stereo Live nightclub. Tickets are $15 and $25 for VIP, not including ticket fees. 9pm.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017

  • Sunday Show Tunes Sing-A-Long at Guava Lamp | FREE to Attend – Sing your favorite show tunes with a live pianist every 2nd Sunday of the month at this sing-a-long at the LGBT bar and nightclub, Guava Lamp. 5pm to 7pm.
  • Rock n Roll Bingo at Darwin’s Pub | FREE to Attend – Play bingo with a rock n roll twist for prizes and enjoy happy hour at Darwin’s Pub. 6pm to 8pm.
  • Mama is a Rocker Fest at Last Concert Cafe Rock out with mom at Mama Is A Rocker Fest and enjoy live music, artist, vendors and more at Last Concert Cafe. A percentage of funds they raise will go to helping Survivors of Domestic Violence. Cover charge at the door. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Trillblazers in Concert at Insomnia Video Game Culture | FREE to Attend – Party with Insomnia Video Game Culture as they leave their Heights location and enjoy live music from Trillblazers, Pitter Patter, and Tee Vee along with complimentary booze from Southern Star Brewery. 9pm to 11:30pm.
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Zahira Gutierrez is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston fascinated by fashion. When she isn't recording or touring the country with her band, Wild Moccasins, she can be found sewing her own costumes and covering lifestyle events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.