Get a Nightlife: May 22 to 26, 2019

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, May 22 to Sunday, May 26, 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.

Day + Nightlife Guide


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

  • Wild Night with the Houston Zoo at Beaver’s | No Cover – Join the Houston Zoo for their Wild Night featuring their Zoo Mobile with live animals to celebrate the opening of their Texas Wetlands exhibit at Beaver’s. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Dead Meadow in Concert at White Oak Music Hall Catch the psychedelic rock band, Dead Meadow at White Oak Music Hall with opener Funeral Horse. Tickets start at $15. 7pm.
  • BBMAK in Concert at House of Blues The English pop 3-piece group, BBMAK, performs live at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets are $25. 7pm.
  • Aaron Carter in Concert at Scout BarSee a show from the pop sensation, Aaron Carter with openers City Under Siege, Blake Brake, Wayne Brezz, and Aaron Kadura at Scout Bar. Tickets start at $15. 7pm to 11pm.
  • Taste of the Nation at Silver Street Studios Join some of the city’s finest chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, for Taste of the Nation at Silver Street Studios, a night of unlimited sips and bites in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. Tickets start at $125. 7pm to 9pm.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

  • Paint your Pet Night at Eureka Heights Paint a pre-sketched picture of your beloved pet when Aubrie Williams of HeARTworks leads a class at Eureka Heights Brewing Co. You can enjoy your first brew on the house while working on your painting, then head over to onsite food trucks for a bite to eat. Tickets are $45. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
  • David Gray in Concert at Revention Music CenterThe English singer-songwriter, David Gray performs live for his “Gold in a Brass Age Tour” at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $39.50. 7pm.
  • Jackopierce in Concert at The Heights TheaterJack O’Neill and Cary Pierce, the “Jack O” and “Pierce” who make up the seminal duo Jackopierce perform live at The Heights Theater. Tickets range from $22 to $36. 7pm.
  • Weird Science: An Art Tribute to Sci-Fi at Insomnia Gallery Celebrate all things science-fiction with the fan art tribute, Weird Science at Insomnia Gallery. The gallery will be full of original fan art and some original concepts from some of Houston’s artists. 7pm to 11pm.
  • Elnuh in Concert at Satellite Bar The San Antonio-based dream pop band, Elnuh arrive back in Houston with local support from Small Chair, Britt, and Saint Rosa at Satellite Bar. Cover charge at the door. 7:30pm.
  • Emo Night at Big TopExperience a unique Emo Night with DJ Constant Shame that features ’70s and ’80s new wave, Tejano music, and plenty of emo classics. Cover charge at the door. 9pm.
  • Reggaeton Trap House Party at Henke & PillotDance the night away to reggaeton, trap, and house music at Henke & Pillot in Downtown. Tickets are $10. 10pm.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

  • Memorial Day Weekend Day Party at Clé Houston Get the party started with Ciroc snow cones, food from Chick-fil-A, and a full lineup of DJs during this daytime Memorial Day celebration at Clé Houston. Upgrade to VIP to gain quick access to the venue without waiting in line. General admission is free from 1pm to 4pm; tickets start at $20 after 4pm. 1pm to 9pm.
  • Rock&Roll Circus at Satellite Bar The Rock&Roll Circus is an event that celebrates music and art at Satellite Bar. The music lineup includes bands like El Jumbotron, Mockingbird Brother, Disfrutalo, Camarilla and more. There will also be live caricatures, food trucks, fire spinners, and vendors. Cover charge at the door. 2pm.
  • The Taste of Louisiana Festival 2019 at Brazos River Park Experience the culture and cuisine of Louisiana with over 20 Louisiana food vendors, an artisan market, live music, and a kids zone with rides and inflatables. The music lineup includes Zydeco Dots, Big 6 Brass Band with Second Steppers, Ruben Moreno, DJs and more. Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for kids ages 4 to 12. 2pm to 9pm.
  • Big Star’s 10th Anniversary at Big Star Bar | No Cover – Cheers to 10 years of boozy fun at Big Star Bar’s sea-themed anniversary celebration. Partake in the festivities with drink specials, live music, and DJs. 4pm.
  • Twin Shadow DJ Set at Axelrad | No Cover – Neon Garden, Axelrad’s visual and auditory experience, returns with special guest DJ set from indie pop musician, Twin Shadow. 6pm.
  • Ari Lennox in Concert at House of Blues Catch a set from the R&B singer-songwriter, Ari Lennox at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets start at $66. 7pm.
  • Gareth Emery in Concert at Stereo Live Hit the dance floor when DJ Gareth Emery takes the stage for a trance concert at Stereo Live. Tickets start at $20, plus fees. 10pm.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Photo courtesy of Stereo Live

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