Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, January 30 to Sunday, February 3, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in January 2019
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
- 8th Annual Galveston Restaurant Week | Daily – During the 16 days of Galveston Restaurant Week, 25 Galveston restaurants and eateries will offer tasty prix-fixe meals with special wallet-friendly pricing. The event will showcase the freshest ingredients, most flavorful dishes and tastiest culinary gems that Galveston has to offer, as well as benefit Access Care of Coastal Texas. Restaurants will feature two- and/or three-course dinners priced between $20 and $35. Times vary.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
- Pasta & Wine Night at Night Heron | No Cover – Agricole Hospitality and Coltivare host a Pasta & Wine night at Night Heron featuring Coltivare’s spaghetti with black pepper. Menu items prices vary. 5pm.
- Jazz Wednesdays at Axelrad | No Cover – Join Axelrad for their popular Jazz Wednesdays every week with a dynamic rotation of the best jazz musicians in Houston. 6:30pm.
- Bluegrass Jam at Goodnight Charlie’s | No Cover – Chris Hirsch and Bobby Nichols from the Lonestar Bluegrass Band leads musicians of all skill levels in a round table bluegrass jam session at Goodnight Charlie’s. Visitors are welcome to join in or just enjoy the music. 6:30pm to 9pm.
- Cards Against Humanity Tournament at Craft Beer Cellar Houston | No Cover – Comedian, Roxxy Haze hosts a night of fun and laughs with a Cards Against Humanity tournament at Craft Beer Cellar Houston every Wednesday. 7:30pm.
- Stage Session Vol. 1 Concert at Warehouse Live – The Stage Session Vol. 1 concert is a Korean hip hop night and will feature artists, Nafla, Loopy, Mommy Son and more at Warehouse Live. Tickets range from $50 to $160. 8pm.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
- Happy Hour Thursday at MFAH | No Cover – Browse the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and enjoy a cash bar, local DJ, and grub from a local food truck. 5pm to 8pm.
- Cultured Cocktails: The Dream Scholarship at Bar Boheme | No Cover – Fresh Arts host the Cultured Cocktails Happy Hour, where a portion of the proceeds will be added to The Dream Scholarship Art fund, an organization that raises awareness of the underrepresentation of students of color in higher learning Fine Art programs. 5pm to 8pm.
- Class: Wine & Cheese Pairing at The Nice Winery – The Nice Winery partners up with local artisanal cheese shop, Houston Dairymaids for a Wine & Cheese Pairing class. Tickets are $69 for non-members; $55 for members. 6pm to 8pm.
- John Egan in Concert at MKT Bar | No Cover – Catch a set from the local Americana blues singer-songwriter, John Egan at MKT Bar in Downtown. 7pm.
- Pickling And Fermentation Demo Dinner at City Acre Brewing Co. – City Acre’s January Demo Dinner will be a pickling demo, with four courses dedicated to the art of fermentation. Admission Tickets are $59 per person. 7pm to 9pm.
- Rob Baird in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Watch a performance from Rob Baird, known for his critically-acclaimed album, I Swear It’s The Truth and his reputation as a no-frills, earnest singer, songwriter, and performer at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. 7pm.
- Game of Thrones Trivia at Great Heights Brewing Company – Gear up for the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones with a trivia night at Great Heights Brewing Company. Tickets are $6. 7pm to 9:30pm.
- Pretty Things Peepshow at The Heights Theater – The Pretty Things Peepshow, one of a kind vaudeville variety show, celebrate their 10-year anniversary with a performance at The Heights Theater. This show is for ages 18 and up. Tickets range from $20 to $320. 8pm.
Friday, February 1, 2019
- Winter & Spring Exhibitions Opening Reception at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft | No Cover – Celebrate the openings of HCCC’s Winter and Spring art shows, Tom Loeser: Please Please Please in the main gallery and To Be of Use in the front gallery. 5:30pm to 8pm.
- The Fab Four: Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band at Revention Music Center – The Emmy-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. The show presents uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, including as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day In The Life,” “Twist And Shout,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Hey Jude”. Tickets range from $29 to $49, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7pm.
- Keshi in Concert at Warehouse Live – Houston producer and vocalist Keshi takes the stage at Warehouse Live. Tickets are $12 in advance; $15 at the door. 7pm.
- Rachael Yamagata in Concert White Oak Music Hall – Singer-songwriter and pianist, Rachael Yamagata comes to town with support from Radnor & Lee at White Oak Music Hall. Tickets are $20. 8pm.
- Classic Numbers: Every Friday at Numbers Nightclub – Go back to the ’80s and hear hits from The Smiths, The Cure, Blondie and more every Friday night at the always eclectic, Numbers Nightclub in Montrose. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
- Blushing in Concert at The Continental Club – Watch a set from the Austin-based indie rock band, Blushing with openers Rose Ette and Flower Graves at The Continental Club. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
- Josh Abbott and William Clark Green in Concert at Big Texas Spring – Country singer-songwriters Josh Abbott and Willian Clark Green perform an acoustic set at Big Texas Spring. Tickets range from $22.50 to $27.50. 9:30pm.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
- Shoso Duo in Concert at MFAH – Shoso Duo presents a concert featuring Japanese music by Nagasawa and Tadao and additional selections from Vincent van Gogh’s time at the MFAH. This performance is in conjunction with the Armchair Travel Series film Vincent van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing. Included with general admission to the museum. 4:15pm to 5pm.
- Rebelution in Concert at Revention Music Center – Rock out when Rebelution, a reggae rock music band takes the stage at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $29.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 7pm.
- 2001: A Space Odyssey Movie Screening at MFAH – Joseph Havel, artist & director of the Glassell School of Art, presents his pick for our ongoing Movies Houstonians Love series, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey at MFAH. Tickets are $9 for general admission; $7 for members and seniors. 7pm.
- Max Stalling in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – Texas country singer-songwriter Max Stalling plays a live show at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. There will be a performance at 7pm and 9:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance; $28 at the door. 7pm.
- La Bamba Movie Screening Party at Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra – The Alamo Drafthouse in Katy hosts an interactive movie screening of La Bamba, the biographical story chronicling the brief life of Ritchie Valens. Tickets are $14.07. 7:30pm.
- Tux & Chux: A Night Celebrating Champions for Education at Union Station – Teach For America Alumni & Friends is presenting an evening celebration of the work of alumni and supporters who work towards the day when all of Houston’s children have access to an excellent and equitable education. The party will feature a live DJ, open bar, dancing, a heavy offering of hors d’oeuvres, and good times. Attire is “tuxedo chic with your flyest kicks.” Tickets start at $125. 8:05pm.
- John Hord Band in Concert at Firehouse Saloon – Get down to some Texas country music with a live show from John Hord Band at Firehouse Saloon. Tickets are $10. 9pm.
Sunday, February 3, 2019
- Super Beef Sunday at Saint Arnold Brewing Company – Gear up for the big game by filling up on masterclass barbecue from the legendary Louie Mueller BBQ along with Eddie O’s Texas Barbecue and Eaker Barbecue. The meats and beer will be flowing, and Louie Mueller will also have its pre-wrapped whole brisket and beef ribs available for pre-purchase ($75 to $100). Tickets are $50 per person. 11am to 2pm.
- Hip Hop Vintage Flea Market | No Cover – Explore hip hop elements like emcee battles, breaking workshops, graffiti, and live turntablism, while shopping from more than 30 vendors at the Hip Hop Vintage Flea Market in Downtown. Noon to 5pm.
- Paint By the Fire at Heights Bier Garten – Get creative while sipping on a beer at the Paint by the Fire workshop at the Heights Bier Garten. For this class, you’ll be painting a peacock. Tickets are $25 and include a drink ticket. 2pm.
- Super Bowl Tailgate & Viewing Party at Capitol Bar – Watch the big game amongst other football fans at the Super Bowl Tailgate and Viewing Party at Capitol Bar Midtown. Enjoy a happy hour along with tacos and burgers while watching the game on a dozen large TV’s as well as two massive projection screens. No cover before 7pm. 4pm to 2am.
- Sunday Funday Sessions at The Flat | No Cover – The Flat hosts their Sunday Sessions with sounds by DJ SMNS and an all-day happy hour that features $4 Frozé’s (frozen rosé). 5pm.
- Artbat at Stereo Live Houston – Dance the night away when the techno and house duo, Artbat, spin at Stereo Live Houston. Tickets are $5. 6pm to 10pm.
- Dave Ross at The Secret Group – Laugh it up when stand up comedian known for his role on Comedy Central’s Corporate, Dave Ross, performs at The Secret Group. Tickets are $10. 8pm.
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