Get a Nightlife: July 11 to 15, 2018

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, July 11 to Sunday, July 15, 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.

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  • The Suffers Album Release at The Heights Theater | Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 – For The Suffers, the local soul band that has exploded in recent years, it’s only appropriate that their album release stretch over back-to-back nights. Their Thursday night appearance with The Tontons and Friday night spot with Black Pumas promises a double-header of fun and positive vibes to celebrate their release, Everything Here. Sold out. 7:30pm each night.
  • Glam Rock! Concert at Art Factory | Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 – Blowing the roof off Houston’s Art Factory, Glam Rock! pays tribute to two of the greatest rock singers in history — Freddie Mercury and David Bowie. Tickets are $20, but you may find limited discounted tickets starting at $10. Times vary.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

Saturday, July 14, 2018

  • 2018 H-Town on Tap: Beer Fest at Buffalo Bayou – Spend your Saturday sipping craft beer, listening to live music, and tasting food from local food trucks at the 2018 H-Town on Tap beer festival. Held at Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park, the fest will showcase more than 100 local and international beers. Tickets start at $7. 4pm to 10pm.
  • The Market at Sawyer Yards | No Cover – The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market featuring a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art, “maker is the seller,” and artisan crafts, including packaged specialty foods. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Summer Saturday Nights at The Blue Field Market | No Cover – Head to Blue Field Market every Saturday night this summer for a variety of fun activities. Shoppers can enjoy local vendors, live bands, drink specials, sunset yoga, sand volleyball, and both sports and movie screenings on the big screen. 6pm.
  • Opening Reception: Portal: Visual Iterate Function Systems Direct & External at Flatland Gallery | FREE – Civic TV Laboratories, in collaboration with Flatland Gallery, presents the opening of video artist Neil Ebbflo’s exhibition Portal: Visual Iterate Function Systems Direct and External. This exhibition will feature interactive video installations. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Echo & The Bunnymen in Concert at Revention Music Center – Both of the historic bands on this double-bill, Echo & The Bunnymen and Violent Femmes, can claim careers spanning four decades and they arrive in Houston for a night of post-punk and new wave classics as well as recent works. Tickets range from $22 to more than $60, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
  • KiKi Maroon’s Comic Strip at Warehouse Live – Featuring Stormtrooper pole dancers, world-famous comedians, and cosplay style burlesque, this comic book themed show will be a combination of classy, surreal sexiness, and outrageous comedy. Tickets are $25; $35 for seated tickets; $75 for the VIP package. 7:30pm.
  • Monica in Concert at Arena Theatre – Check out a concert from ‘90s R&B artist and Grammy winner Monica when she takes the stage at Arena Theatre. Arrive early to catch opener Leela James. Tickets start at 59.50. 8:30pm.

Sunday, July 15, 2018 

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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.