Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, September 25 to Sunday, September 29, 2019.
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Also in September 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
- The Cold Blue Movie Screening at Lone Star Flight Museum | Wednesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 26 – Get an exclusive inside look at the documentary, The Cold Blue, when Lone Star Flight Museum hosts two special screenings. The film, directed by Erik Nelson, is a tribute to one of the world’s great filmmakers and the men of the 8th Air Force who flew harrowing B-17 bombing missions in the Second World War. Thursday is exclusively for students and instructors. Tickets are $25; $20 for members for the Wednesday, September 25 screening and lecture; $5 for Thursday, September 26. Showtimes vary.
- Karbachtoberfest 2019 at Karbach Brewery | Thursday, September 26 to Sunday, October 28 | No Cover – Karbach Brewing Co. hosts their 3-weekend Karbachtoberfest filled with stein-hoisting competitions, oompah bands, wiener dog races, live music, German-inspired food, and of course, beer. Times vary.
- Feelin’ Lucky Party at Republic Harley Davidson | Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 | No Cover – Republic Harley Davidson in Stafford is throwing a two-day Feelin’ Lucky Party and giving away a 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. To enter the giveaway, all you have to do is stop by and spell out H-A-R-L-E-Y. There will be free refreshments and plenty of door prizes. 10am to 6pm both days.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
- Starset in Concert at House of Blues – The rock band from Columbus, Ohio, Starset, performs live at House of Blues in Downtown. Palisades and Hyde open the show. Tickets are $25. 6pm.
- 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.
- Die Antwoord in Concert at Revention Music Center – The South African duo, Die Antwoord, performs live at Revention Music Center in Downtown. Tickets start at $49. Doors at 7pm; show at 8pm.
- Irish Session & Game Night at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | No Cover – 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.
- The Who: Moving On! Tour at Toyota Center – The Who brings the “Moving On! Tour” to Houston, in celebration of their first album of new songs in 13 years. On stage, the lineup will be rounded out by familiar Who players featuring guitarist/backup singer Simon Townshend, keyboardist Loren Gold, bassist Jon Button, and drummer Zak Starkey. Tickets start at $63. 7:30pm.
- Karaoke & Songs for Suds at The West End – A Public House – Sing your heart out at Karaoke & Songs for Suds, a karaoke event where you get a beer when you sing one song at The West End – A Public House. Only one song per person. 9:30pm.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
- Pinot for the People at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Downtown – Join the sommeliers of Pappas Bros. Steakhouse for a special wine tasting that highlights some of their favorite pinot noirs. They’ll offer wines from Burgundy and Sonoma, plus a few others from up-and-coming regions. Tickets are $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
- Bingo Night at Under the Radar Brewery | No Cover – Try your luck for a chance to win prizes in the beer garden at Under the Radar Brewery’s Bingo Night. There will be $4 happy hour pints preceding the event, from 4pm to 7pm. 7pm.
- Ryde for a Reason Benefit and Silent Auction at The Astorian – Leave your spin shoes at home for Ryde for a Reason, Ryde fitness studio’s fourth annual fundraiser benefitting United Against Human Trafficking. Held at The Astorian, the event includes drinks, dancing, a silent auction, and dinner. Tickets are $75. 7pm to 11pm.
- Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour at Toyota Center – For the first time in a decade, the Grammy-nominated pop rock icons the Jonas Brothers return to Toyota Center in support of their comeback album Happiness Begins (released Friday, June 7, 2019). Tickets start at $64.95, before ticketing fees, but you may also find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7:30pm.
- Float & Flick Summer Movie Series Mean Girls Movie Screening at Hotel Derek – Hotel Derek opens up their Splash pool and movie wall for their Float & Flick Summer Movie Series featuring a summer menu, fruity cocktails, and local craft beers. This month, they will be screening Mean Girls. 7:30pm.
- Marina in Concert at Revention Music Center – Also known as Marina and the Diamonds, the pop singer-songwriter, Marina, performs live at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $48. Doors at 7pm; show at 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.
Friday, September 27, 2019
- Date Night Cooking Class: New-School Creole at Brennan’s of Houston – Brennan’s continues its date night cooking class series with a special class featuring New-School Creole. Guests will learn how to prepare some of Brennan’s modern Creole favorites, beginning with a cocktail reception and followed by a cooking demonstration and dinner. Tickets for the meal are $150 per couple, plus tax and gratuity. 6:30pm.
- Maluma World Tour at Toyota Center – Following 22 sold out shows in 2018, global Latin music idol Maluma comes to Houston on his third North American tour with music of his album 11:11. Tickets start at $60.50, before ticketing fees, but you may also find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 8pm.
- ’70s Soul Jam at Smart Financial Centre – Smart Financial Centre hosts the ’70s Soul Jam, headlined by The Stylistics, performing their greatest hits “ You Make Me Feel Brand New” and “I’m Stone In Love With You” The show’s lineup also features soul/R&B group The Emotions, disco and soul by Harold Melvins Bluenotes, R&B/soul group The Delfonics, and funk/disco band Heatwave. Tickets range from $59.50 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Experience the music of Emmy-winning Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi when the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience comes to the Woodlands for one night only. Tickets start at $25 for lawn seating; $39.50 for reserved seats, but limited discounted seated tickets start at $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.
- Zedd in Concert at Revention Music Center – The Russian–German record producer, DJ, and songwriter, known for working with artists such as Katy Perry and Foxes, Zedd, performs live at Revention Music Center. Tickets start at $41. Doors at 8pm; show at 9pm.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
- The Woodlands 2nd Annual Pride Festival at Town Green Park | FREE – Show support for the LGBTQ community as The Woodlands host their 2nd Annual Pride Festival with special guest speakers, DJs, food trucks, kid zone, special performances, vendors and more. 11am to 5pm.
- Drag Diva Brunch: Sex And The City at House of Blues – Houston’s fiercest drag queens pay homage to HBO’s Sex and the City, by playing Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte 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.
- Starry Nite Festival at Southwestern National Bank Plaza | FREE – Experience the free family-friendly Starry Nite Festival, a traditional Asian night market at Southwestern National Bank Plaza in Houston’s Asiatown. Celebrate diversity with authentic street food, bingo, art, and international live entertainment from Boricua Soul Entertainment and the jazz act, The Rodney Glover Quartet. Food and drinks are on you. 6pm to 10pm.
- TableOne Dinner Series at Royal Sonesta Houston – TableOne at Royal Sonesta Houston, one of the only chef’s tables of its kind in the city, hosts an intimate and interactive adventure for their TableOne Dinner Series. For this month, enjoy food from the “Big Apple” as the chef takes you on a New York state of mind. Tickets are $150. For those looking to make a night of it, Royal Sonesta Houston is offering a hotel guest room package starting at $193, which you can book using promo code TABLE 1. 7pm to 10:30pm.
- 070 Shake in Concert at House of Blues – Danielle Balbuena, aka 070 Shake, is an American singer and rapper from North Bergen, New Jersey. Watch her perform live at House of Blues in Downtown. Tickets are $15. 7pm.
- The Alchemy Tour: Gud Vibrations, Seven Lions & The Glitch Mob at Smart Financial Centre – Three of the biggest names in electronic music have announced are joining forces for The Alchemy Tour. Gud Vibrations, Seven Lions, and The Glitch Mob are bringing a stacked show to Smart Financial Centre for a once-in-a-generation alliance of three artistic powerhouses. Tickets range from $39.50 to $69.50. 8pm.
- The Artist Within: Live Music & Poetry Showcase at Arka Art – 1-Collab Event Group and Cast Out Radio Experience present The Artist Within, a live music and poetry showcase at Arka Art in the Museum District. There will be music and poetry performances, plus vendors, art, non-alcoholic beverages, and food. Tickets are $15. 8pm.
- The Late Show: Bathtub Full of Gin at Prohibition Supperclub – Step into the Roaring ’20s, when skirts were short and booze was a secret pleasure. Bathtub Full of Gin is Terrible Enfant Theatre Company’s immersive dance party series, where evocative theatre performances combine with high energy electro swing music. Tickets are $20 for standing; $35 for seated, but limited, discounted $10 standing tickets are available for most shows. 11:30pm.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
- Axelrad ART Market | No Cover – Close out your weekend by shopping Axelrad’s monthly market, which showcases vintage goods and local artists every fourth Sunday of the month. 2pm to 8pm.
- Codenames Tournament at Tea + Victory | No Cover – Team up with friends for an afternoon game sesh at Tea + Victory, who’s teaming up with City Acre Brewing to host a Codenames tournament. Participants will compete in the original version of Codenames, followed by a surprise special edition, and then an XXL edition for round three. 2:30pm to 5:30pm.
- Ben Taub Memorial Cup at Houston Polo Club – Watch the players compete as the Houston Polo Club hosts their Ban Taub Memorial Cup final match. Enjoy live music, a best-dressed gents contest, a mallet swing contest at halftime plus a champagne divot stomp, and pony hop. There will be a special trophy presentation following the game. 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.
- Meek Mill and Future in Concert at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – See two of the biggest names in hip-hop join forces when Meek Mill and Future perform an epic show at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Keep an eye out for special guests, including YG and Mustard. Tickets start at $25, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
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