Get a Nightlife: September 25 to 29, 2019

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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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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 CenterThe 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

Friday, September 27, 2019

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 BluesHouston’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 BluesDanielle 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 CentreThree 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 SupperclubStep 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 ClubWatch 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.
Photo courtesy of The Woodlands Pride Festival

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