Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 7 to Sunday, August 11, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in August 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
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
- Laundry Day in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Catch a show from the pop band, Laundry Day at White Oak Music Hall. Tickets are $12. 7pm.
- The Beatles Trivia at Under the Radar Brewery | No Cover – Test your knowledge of the fab four as Under the Radar Brewery hosts a Beatles trivia night. 7:30pm.
- Bingo Night at Little Woodrow’s Rice Village | No Cover – Little Woodrow’s bar in Rice Village hosts a Bingo Night featuring prizes, drinks, and food every Wednesday throughout the summer. 9pm.
- Forgetting Sarah Marshall Movie Screening at Market Square Park | FREE – Have a laugh and watch a free outdoor screening of Forgetting Sarah Marshall starring Jason Segel and Kristen Bell at Market Square Park in Downtown. 8:30pm.
- Date for a Night at Etro Lounge & Nightclub | No Cover – Etro hosts a weekly dance party featuring ’80s and early ’90s videos on a giant video screen. Music spun by DJ Brandon Duhon and DJ Girl Prrrts. There will be free old school arcade games. Ages 21 and up. 10pm to 2am.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
- Back In Black: A Tribute to AC/DC in Concert at House of Blues – Rock out and watch Back In Black: A Tribute to AC/DC along with Let It Rock: A Bon Jovi Tribute at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets start at $15, but you can get two free tickets if you RSVP before Wednesday, August 7. Click here to RSVP for free tickets. 7pm.
- Seinfeld Trivia at Growlers USA Katy | No Cover – Test your knowledge about Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer as Growlers USA Katy host a Seinfeld Trivia night. 7pm to 9pm.
- Nerd Mixer at The Secret Group | No Cover – Nerd out freely when The Secret Group hosts a Nerd Mixer featuring anime, video game tournaments, and duels. 7pm.
- The Winery Comedy Tour at Sable Gate Winery – Pair fine wines with gut-busting comedy when Sable Gate Winery welcomes The Winery Comedy Tour, a new comedy circuit that brings nationally recognized comedians to audiences in a new type of venue, with a vino twist. Tickets are $20, but limited discounted $10 tickets are available. 7:30pm.
- Clint Black & Trace Adkins at Smart Financial Centre – A country tour sure to get your boots tapping arrives in Sugar Land when stars of the ’80s and ’90s grace the stage. Headliner Clint Black is joined by Trace Adkins and Terri Clark. Tickets range from $25 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- CSz presents The EaDo Comedy Show at CSz Arena – 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.
- Food 4 Thot Live at Warehouse Live – Join the crew of the roundtable discussion podcast, Food 4 Thot, for a discussion of sex, relationships, race, identity and more, as they take the stage at Warehouse Live. Tickets start at $22, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 10pm.
Friday, August 9, 2019
- Moe and Blues Traveler in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – Feel the music at a live show by jam band Moe, Blues Traveler, and G. Love, when the three groups perform at White Oak Music Hall. Tickets start at $55, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6pm.
- Music on the Plaza featuring artist Emily Fens & Wild Moccasins in Concert at MFAH | FREE – Enjoy an evening of live music from Wild Moccasins and art by Emily Fens on The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza in front of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 6pm to 9pm.
- Succulent Potting Party at Eureka Heights Brewing Co. – Get your hands dirty during this DIY party at Eureka Heights, where you can plant your own a mini succulent garden into a pot that you’ve decorated with your own, creative designs. Admission includes all materials needed, as well as your first beer. Tickets are $35. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
- Beats & Eats at Midtown Park | No Cover – Enjoy a happy hour at Midtown Park with food from Zansét Catering, Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill, and KICPOPS, and tunes from GT Mayne and DJ Athenz. 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
- Jukebox Heroes: Saints & Sinners and Double Vision in Concert at House of Blues – Enjoy a tribute show with performances from Saints & Sinners: A Tribute to Whitesnake, an Double Vision: A Tribute to Foreigner at House of Blues. Tickets start at $15, but you can get two free tickets if you RSVP before Thursday, August 8. Click here to RSVP for free tickets. 7pm.
- Dude Perfect at Toyota Center – Head to Toyota Center for the first-ever live tour by Dude Perfect, one of YouTube’s biggest variety shows featuring best friends Tyler Toney, Cody Jones, Garrett Hilbert, and twins Coby and Cory Cotton. Tickets start at $20, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 7pm.
- When Harry Met Sally Movie Screening at HMNS – Laugh and cry while watching one of the most influential romantic comedies of our time, When Harry Met Sally, which follows the couple’s relationship and its progression after they meet on a ride from Chicago to New York. Tickets are $6. 7pm to 9:30pm.
- Darden Smith & Peter Bradley Adams in Concert at The Heights Theater – Singer-songwriters, Darden Smith and Peter Bradley Adams co-headline at The Heights Theater. Tickets start at $20. Doors at 7pm; show at 8pm.
- Houston Hoods: Art & Photography Show at Insomnia Gallery | No Cover – Sip free booze while scoping out local artwork and photography that highlights Houston’s unique and diverse neighborhoods during this special show at Insomnia. 8pm to midnight.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
- The Summer Slaughter Tour at White Oak Music Hall – Rock out to a full lineup of heavy metal bands during the Summer Slaughter Tour at White Oak Music Hall. Performers include Cattle Decapitation, Carnifex, The Faceless and more. Tickets start at $25, but you may find better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 2pm.
- Inherently Eclectic Opening Reception at Archway Gallery | FREE – Archway Gallery in Montrose hosts a free opening reception for its newest exhibition, Inherently Eclectic, featuring recent paintings by Susan Spjut along with complimentary wine, light bites, and valet parking. 5pm to 8pm.
- Cody Johnson & Friends in Concert at Toyota Center – Huntsville’s native son returns to Houston after performing to 73,000 at the Houston Rodeo. Cody Johnson’s new album “Ain’t Nothin’ to It,” debuted at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart in January. Tickets start at $43.30, before ticketing fees, but you may also find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7pm.
- DIY Art Car Paint Night at Bungalow Heights | No Cover – Let your creative juices flow when Saint Arnold Brewery hosts a DIY Art Car Paint Night at Bungalow Heights —one of three related pop-up events happening around town. As the name suggests, Saint Arnold will provide a white car that participants can paint in any way they choose, though preferably with an Art Car IPA in hand. 7pm to 11pm.
- Party in Pink at Axis & Alibi – Wear pink to this fundraising event at Axis & Alibi, where you can mix and mingle with craft cocktails and complimentary light bites while supporting the efforts of Susan G. Komen Houston. Upgrade to VIP for your own seating area with bottle service by donating additional funds to the worthy cause. Tickets start at $60. 7pm.
- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony in Concert at House of Blues – Consisting of rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-n-Bone, the group from the early ’90s, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony performs live at House of Blues. Tickets start at $30. 8pm.
- One Year Anniversary: Down the Rabbit Hole at Present Company | No Cover – Cheers to the one-year anniversary of Montrose’s Present Company at their Alice in Wonderland-themed soiree, complete with inspired cocktails, giveaways, costumes, and DJs. 8pm.
- Homeshake in Concert at Satellite Bar – Catch a set from the Montreal-based singer-songwriter, Homeshake at Satellite Bar in the East End. Tickets start at $20. 8pm to 11pm.
- Hickory Hill CD Release Concert at Dosey Doe Big Barn – Celebrate with the bluegrass band, Hickory Hill as they release a new album and commemorate 40 years of making music together at Dosey Doe Big Barn. Based in Avinger, Texas, the band has been performing and writing original music for four decades, and make their debut performance at Dosey Doe. Tickets range from $12 to $18. 8:30pm.
- Tighten Up Soul Weekender Night at The Continental Club | No Cover – Dance the soul music with live DJs spinning vinyl and a live performance from the “Tighten Up” singer, Archie Bell at The Continental Club. 9:30pm.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
- Karbach Brews & Art at Karbach Brewing Co. | No Cover – Shop unique finds from local vintage and art vendors while enjoying craft beer and music from DJ Gonz at Karbach Brews & Art market. Noon to 6pm.
- Fascination Street Flea – Art + Vintage Market at Avantgarden | No Cover – Sip mimosas while you nibble on food truck treats and browse the offerings of local artists, artisan makers, and vintage vendors at the Fascination Street Flea – Art + Vintage Market, a monthly indoor/outdoor market hosted at Avantgarden. They’ll also have karaoke and pet adoptions available onsite. Noon.
- Dog Days of Summer at Little Woodrow’s Midtown | No Cover – Bring your four-legged friend to Little Woodrow’s in Midtown for a dog-friendly party offering treats, chew toys, and a wading pool for your pup. 2pm to 7pm.
- Second Sunday Revival: Lebowski Bash at Market Square Park | No Cover – Pay homage to “The Dude” at Market Square Park’s Lebowski Bash, a special rendition of its Second Sunday Revival series themed for The Big Lebowski. This month’s event will feature trivia, a costume contest, a movie screening of the iconic film, and live music from Swimwear Department. 5pm.
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