Get a Nightlife: January 17 to 21, 2018

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, January 17 to Sunday, January 21, 2018.

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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

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • 10″ x 10″ Art Show at The Hardy & Nance Studios | No Cover – Hardy & Nance Studios hosts the 10″ by 10″ Art Show, an exhibition featuring local artists that coincides with their Third Saturday Open Studios. All art will be priced under $100. Artists can register their own work for a $10 entry fee. 5pm to 9pm.
  • Money Show: Comedy Show at Sterling House – See various stand up comedians from all over the country at the Money Show, a comedy show where after you pay cover, they pay you a crisp $1 bill to watch the show. Cover charge is $5. 6:45pm.
  • Uncle Lucius in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Experience the rock and blues sounds of the 5-piece band, Uncle Lucius at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. There will be a performance at 7pm and 9:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $27 at the door. 7pm.
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in Concert at House of Blues – The alternative rock band, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, come to town for their Wrong Tour 2018 at House of Blues. Tickets range from $25 to $35. 7pm.
  • Saturday Lesson & Social Dance at A 2nd Cup – Get your groove on and learn how to dance at this beginners swing class and then stay to show off your moves for their social at A 2nd Cup. Cover charge is $5. 7:30pm.
  • Aimee Mann in Concert at The Heights Theater – The singer-songwriter, Aimee Mann hits the stage at The Heights Theater. Tickets start at $28. 8pm.
  • ComedySportz Match Improv Show at CSz Arena – Two teams battle for laughs and points as they make up scenes, games, and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. With the help of a referee, the audience will generate suggestions for improv games and determine the winner. Tickets are $20, but you may find limited discounted tickets for $10. 8pm.
  • 4th Annual Bayou City Burlesque & Circus Arts Festival – This festival features acrobats from San Fransisco, showgirls from Montreal, trapeze performers from Austin, and a chorus line of “H-Town Clowns.” In between acts, enjoy The Bayou Bazaar, featuring artists, photographers, and designers ready to fill out the gaps in your costume closet, offer their unique set of wares, and introduce you to amazing classes. Tickets are $25. 8pm.
  • The New Beat with DJ Amanda Bayou at Etro Lounge | No Cover – Dance to disco, new wave, synth pop and more at The New Beat event featuring their host VJ Rob and special guest DJ Amanda Bayer at Etro Lounge. 9pm.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 

  • Opening Reception: Andy Coolquitt at Jonathan Hopson Gallery | No Cover – Jonathan Hopson Gallery present their opening reception for the Austin-based artist, Andy Colquitt. 1pm to 5pm.
  • Kitchen Takeover Sunday at Wooster’s Garden | No Cover – Have a cocktail and try new and exciting foods each Sunday afternoon when Wooster’s Garden in Midtown host its popular chef-driven pop-up, the Kitchen Takeover Sunday. Dishes will be priced from $12 to $16. Drink prices vary. 3pm to 8pm.
  • The Dr. Keith Show at Guava Lamp – Join in for an open forum with the mental health professional Dr. Keith Clarke at the LGBT-friendly bar and venue, Guava Lamp. Tickets are $8.63 presale; $13 at the door. 3pm to 7pm.
  • Sawyer in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Nashville pop duo, Sawyer, hit the stage at White Oak Music Hall with openers Jordy Searcy and Cue the Sun!. Tickets are $10. 7pm.
Photo courtesy of Wooster’s Garden

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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.