Make the most of your week with our top 12 event picks happening in Houston from Monday, July 16 to Sunday, July 22, 2018.
Also in July 2018
Happening This Week
Catch a full lineup of alternative rock bands, see what happens in the Phantom of the Opera’s sequel, roll up your sleeves for a beef-centric feast, cheer on the ladies of the Houston Roller Derby, sip and learn about aged wines, and more.
Top 12 Things to Do This Week in Houston
- Sam Smith in Concert at Toyota Center | Wednesday, July 18 – Don’t miss your chance to hear the soulful croons of one of today’s top artists, Sam Smith, when he brings his tour to Toyota Center in support of his upcoming album, The Thrill Of It All. Tickets start at $35, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 8pm.
- The Smashing Pumpkins in Concert at Toyota Center | Tuesday, July 17 – Channel your ‘90s grunge phase when the Smashing Pumpkins take the stage for a live show at Toyota Center. Supporting them is fellow rock group, Metric. Tickets start at $29, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. Click here for more information. 7pm.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts | Starts Tuesday, July 17 – Discover what happens to the lovely Christine Daaé and her musical mentor following their previous struggles in this spellbinding sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets start at $35, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-find seats on TicketNetwork’s resale marketplace. 8pm.
- Houston World Series of Dog Shows | Wednesday, July 16 to Sunday, July 22 – Come, sit, and stay at the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, where more than 150 different breeds will compete in a variety of competitions throughout the week, ending with the “Best in Show” award. Events include flyball, creative grooming, a frisbee exhibition, and canine musical freestyle, where dogs perform a choreographed dance alongside their handler. Tickets range from $5 to $15. 8am to 6pm daily.
- Oleanna at 14 Pews | Starts Thursday, July 19 – Take a seat for Oleanna, David Mamet’s politically relevant play that follows a college professor who is accused of sexual harassment after discussing a paper with his female student. Tickets start at $15, but limited premium seats are discounted to $17.50. 8pm.
- Beefsteak Luncheon at B&B Butchers & Restaurant | Saturday, July 21 – Ditch the plates, utensils, and napkins for this formal, beef-centric feast, based on a New York tradition that dates back to the mid 19th Century. B&B Butchers will serve up fries with truffle aioli, beef tenderloin, Parker House rolls, mac and cheese balls, meatballs, and carpetbagger, accompanied by live music, a silent auction, and a raffle. $95. Noon to 3pm.
- Bud Light Roast at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, July 21 – Houston’s own rock and alternative radio station, 94.5 The Buzz, presents the annual Bud Light Roast at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, featuring Blue October, Awolnation, Theory Of A Deadman, Robert DeLong, and Hold On Hollywood. Tickets start at $15. 3:30pm.
- Aged Wine Class at Public Services Wine & Whisky | Saturday, July 21 – Taste and discover a variety of aged wines when Public Services Wine & Whisky hosts this special workshop, featuring blends from California, Australia, Spain, and France. $65. 2pm.
- Houston Roller Derby at Revention Music Center | Saturday, July 21 – Watch as two Houston Roller Derby teams go head-to-head in a bout for the ages at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $15. 6pm.
- Sugarland in Concert at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, July 21 – See the Grammy- and CMA-winning country music duo, Sugarland, when they take the stage at Smart Financial Centre for the Still The Same Tour. Tickets start at $59.50. 7pm.
- Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas at BBVA Compass Stadium | Saturday, July 21 – Cheer on the Dynamo as they play Dallas in a home game at BBVA Compass Stadium. Tickets start at $24, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 8pm.
- Counting Crows in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, July 22 – Celebrate more than two decades of music from the Counting Crows, when the iconic band stops at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on its worldwide 25 Years and Counting tour. Tickets start at $29.50. 6:30pm.
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