Get a Nightlife: September 11 to 15, 2019

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 11 to Sunday, September 15, 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, September 11, 2019

  • The National in Concert at White Oak Music HallThe indie-rock band originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, The National, perform live at White Oak Music Hall in support of their latest album, I Am Easy to Find. The indie-pop band, Alvvays, opens the show. Tickets are $52.50. 5:30pm.
  • Singo Bingo at Cottonwood | No Cover – Play along during a game that is a little ‘name that song’ mixed with bingo for prizes at Cottonwood. 6:30pm.
  • Irish Session & Game Night at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck McGonigel’s Mucky Duck hosts a weekly Wednesday evening celebration of traditional Irish and Celtic music. Patrons are invited to duke it out all evening, choosing from the Irish pub’s healthy selection of board games. 7:30pm.
  • Comedian Nicole Byer at Houston Improv Host of Netflix’s baking show Nailed It!, Nicole Byer has also been featured on Late Nite with Seth Myers, Adult Swim, and the new Netflix animated series, Tuca & Bertie. Well known for her bold and refreshing work, she continues to rise as a powerful voice in the comedy scene. Tickets are $20. 8pm.
  • $2 Bill Two Dollar Comedy Show at the Secret GroupThe Secret Group hosts the weekly $2 Bill Two Dollar Comedy Show every Wednesday in EaDo. There will be happy hour throughout the comedy show, and the karaoke afterwards, with $2 cans of Tecate beer and $5 shots of Espolòn Tequila. 8pm.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • Drag Diva Brunch: Beyonce at House of Blues Houston’s fiercest drag queens pay homage to Queen Bey by performing her biggest hits from “Single Ladies” and “Crazy in Love” at the Drag Diva Brunch at House of Blues Restaurant and Bar. Tickets are $40 and include seating, a meal, and a choice of mimosa or a bloody mary for ages 21 and up. 11am.
  • 7th Annual Houston AfriFestHouston AfriFest, a celebration of African arts, culture, and entertainment, returns to the Houston Baptist University campus for its seventh year. Thousands of people from across greater Houston area will come together to enjoy the sights, sounds, taste, and culture of countries from across Africa. Tickets are $5 in advance for general admission; $10 on the day of the event; free for ages 12 and under, students with valid IDs, and ages 60 and up. Noon to 8pm.
  • FestEve! A Night for the Arts at Rice University Celebrate local artists at FestEve A Night for the Arts at Rice University. Benefiting The Community Artists’ Collective, the annual event will feature local artwork, performing artists, silent auction, light bites, and refreshments. Tickets are $150. 6:30pm.
  • The Roula and Ryan Road Show at Revention Music CenterPut a face to the voices of 104.1 KRBE’s morning radio show, Roula & Ryan, as they take the stage of Smart Financial Centre. Expect to see the show’s signature bits, including Roula & Ryan’s Roses, Special K’s Prank Calls, and The Mystery Box, throughout the adults-only evening. Tickets start at $25, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6:30pm.
  • Flor in Concert at House of Blues The 4-piece indie rock band from Oregon, Flor, performs live at House of Blues with support from Joan and Lostboycrow. Tickets are $18. 7pm.
  • The Rocket Summer in Concert at White Oak Music Hall Feel the love at a pop rock concert by The Rocket Summer, the solo-project of Bryce Avary who hails from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer has released six studio albums and is now touring in support of his latest, Sweet Shivers. Tickets start at $16, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
  • Comedians Michael Blackson and Tony Roberts at Arena Theatre The Ghanaian comedian and actor, Michael Blackson, has graced the stage of stand-up specials by Martin Lawrence to Shaquille O’Neal. Now, he embarks on a nationwide tour with former Def Jam comic, Tony Roberts. Tickets range from $39 to over $100. 8:30pm.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Photo courtesy of Shoeshine Charley’s Bigtop Lounge

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