Get a Nightlife: April 17 to 21, 2019

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, April 17 to Sunday, April 21, 2019.

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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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  • Houston Black Restaurant Week | Thursday to Sunday – Houston Black Restaurant Week returns for its fourth year, bringing a tasty blend of culinary culture, thirst-quenching excitement, and a slew of mouth-watering events including a panel discussion, pop-up dinner, food truck festival, and the Nosh Culinary Showcase. Times vary.
  • Comedian John Heffron at Houston Improv | Friday anf Saturday –Energetic and accessible, acclaimed standup John Heffron shares an array of relatable experiences from his childhood through today’s life as a married father. Tickets range from $20 to $30, but 365 Houston readers can score 2-for-1 tickets with promocode John365. Times vary.
  • Axelrad Anniversary | Friday to Sunday | No Cover – Celebrate Axelrad’s Birthday with a huge 3-day party featuring live music from El Dusty, Greyhounds, Corey Henry, Dollie Barnes, George West and many others. Times vary.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 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.
  • Buffalo Bayou in Bloom at The Water Works – Join The Currents, Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Young Professional Group, to celebrate springtime and fundraise for BBP at this event with music by Felix Olmos, light bites, libations and more at Buffalo Bayou Park. Presale tickets start at $40 for nonmembers; $30 for members. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • Maren Morris in Concert at Revention Music Center – The country music singer-songwriter, Maren Morris performs a live show for her “Girl the World Tour” at Revention Music Center in Downtown. Tickets start at $40. 7pm.
  • Ian Moore in Concert The Heights Theater – The Seattle-based, Austin, TX-born guitar player, singer, and songwriter, Ian Moore, performs live at The Heights Theatre. Scott H. Biram opens the show. Tickets start at $22. 7pm.
  • CSz presents The EaDo Comedy Show Catch plenty of high-energy characters, fast-paced scenes and personal absurdities in The Eado Comedy Show, CSz Houston’s long-form improv show that draws from the fun East Downtown neighborhood vibe. Full price tickets are $10, but limited, discounted $5 tickets available. 8pm.
  • Comedian & Impressionist Frank Caliendo at Houston Improv Houston Improv hosts the impressions and clever comedy of Frank Caliendo for one show only. Comedian, actor, and impressionist Frank Caliendo is known for his dead-on impressions of famous actors Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Robert DeNiro; politicians George W. Bush and Bill Clinton; broadcasters John Madden and Charles Barkley; and talk show hosts Dr. Phil, Jay Leno, and David Letterman. Tickets range from $35 to $45. 8pm.
  • Com Truise in Concert at Warehouse Live – The synthy-chillwave musician, Com Truise performs at Warehouse Live with openers Jack Grace and Ginla. Tickets are $20 in advance; $22 the day of. 8pm.
  • Work It: Y2k Dance Party at Etro Lounge – Etro Lounge in Downtown hosts a weekly dance night featuring early-mid 2000s favorites, one hit wonders, and club classics. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019

  • Spring Concert Series at Brenner’s on the Bayou | No Cover – Brenner’s on the Bayou hosts their Spring Concert Series with a new live band and drink specials every week at their Blue Bar. 3pm.
  • Houston Cup at Houston Polo Club Houston Polo Club hosts a double header match-up next door to Memorial Park. There will be a price drawing by Plains Capital Bank, a halftime champagne divot stomp, live music, and more. Tickets start at $30 for adults; $15 for children on the Red Oak Lawn; Grandstand seats for 2 to 20 people range from $79 to $695. 5pm.
  • Nicole Moudaber at Stereo Live Houston – The Lebanese/British radio personality, DJ, and producer, Nicole Moudaber, performs a live set at the Stereo Live nightclub. Tickets are $20. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Purple Rain Movie Screening Party at Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra – Celebrate the life and legacy of Prince and watch a screening of the ’80s film Purple Rain, a semi-autobiographical tale of The Kid, a Minneapolis musician navigating the club scene. Tickets are $14.07. 6pm.
  • Snow Patrol in Concert at Revention Music Center – Northern Irish rock band, Snow Patrol brings the Wildness Tour to H-Town with a concert at Revention Music Center. Best known for their hit, “Chasing Cars”, Snow Patrol hit the road after releasing Wilderness, their first album in seven years. Tickets start at $35. 8pm.
  • Sunday Karaoke at Guava Lamp | No Cover – Sing till your heart’s content when the LGBTQ-friendly bar and venue, Guava Lamp hosts their Sunday Karaoke night. 9pm.
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