Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, February 26 to Sunday, March 1, 2020.
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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, February 26, 2020
- Simply Southern Steak Night: Industry Mardi Gras at Belle Station | No Cover – Make your way to Belle Station for Simply Southern Steak Night and enjoy some southern comfort food followed by a lavish Mardi-Gras after-party featuring premier DJs. 6pm.
- Backyard Cinema Steak Night in the Heights at Tikila’s | No Cover – Sip on a Tiki drink while enjoying a steak provided by Elements Houston, a live DJ, and drink specials at Tikila’s in the Heights. Each Wednesday will be a different movie screened on their patio. 7pm.
- Johnny Cash Tribute: William and the Texas Starlight at Goodnight Charlie’s | No Cover – Goodnight Charlie’s celebrates the birth of Johnny Cash with a live band tribute to “The Man In Black”, led by William Von Reichbauer and his band William and the Texas Starlight. 7pm.
- Whiskey Wednesday with Johnnie Walker at Bosscat Kitchen & Libations – Whiskey lovers can enjoy dinner and a tasting featuring Johnnie Walker whiskey at Bosscat Kitchen & Libations. $80 per person. 7pm to 9pm.
- The Lone Bellow in Concert, with Early James at The Heights Theater – The Heights Theater welcomes Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie-folk trio The Lone Below to the historic Houston Heights. They’ll be joined by Early James, an Americana blues band from Birmingham, Alabama. Tickets start at $24.25. 8pm.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
- Stesti Tasting Party at The Brass Tap | No Cover – The Stesti Tasting at The Brass Tap will feature their Bohemian Lager and Blueberry Lager as well as some tasty bites. 6pm to 8pm.
- Brother Ali in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – The Rhymesayers Entertainment rapper, Brother Ali, makes his way through Houston while touring his late 2019 release, Secrets & Escapes, with Open Mike Eagle. DJ Last Word opens the show. Tickets start at $17. 7pm.
- Cannon Brand in Concert at Pacific Yard House | No Cover – Catch a live acoustic set from the local singer-songwriter, Cannon Brand at Downtown Conroe’s restaurant and venue, Pacific Yard House. 7pm.
- Whiskeys Around the World Class at The Texas Wine School – Join spirits specialist Gary Clark for a class on whiskeys around the world at The Texas Wine School. In this class, students will taste bourbon, scotch, rye and more to explore the diverse style of whiskeys in today’s market. Tickets are $40 per person. 7pm to 9pm.
- 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 $7 tickets are available. 8pm.
- YBN Cordae in Concert at Warehouse Live – After releasing his 2018 mixtape (which was certified Gold), the L.A.-based rapper, YBN Cordae, followed it up by splashing onto the charts with his 2019 debut studio album, The Lost Boy. His tour in support of the release will bring him through the EaDo venue, Warehouse Live. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find hard-to-get tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Ladies Night Cook Off Edition at Lincoln Bar Houston | No Cover – Lincoln Bar hosts a special edition of ladies night with complimentary champagne bottles for groups of 5 or more, turkey legs, and drink specials including $3 margaritas, Palomas, and Espolon tequila. 8pm.
- Rodeo After Cook-Off Party at Belvedere Uptown Park – Belvedere hosts an after-party for the Rodeo Cook-Off featuring sounds by DJ Pollo and DJ Little Martin. No cover before 11pm; cover charge at the door after 11pm. Event starts at 10pm.
Friday, February 28, 2020
- Sketch ‘Em All: A Pokemon Art Show at Insomnia Gallery | No Cover – See art inspired by all things Pokemon at the Sketch ‘Em All group art show at Insomnia Gallery. There will be beers from Eureka Heights Brewing Co. and cocktails available and a food truck on site. 7pm to 11pm.
- Spring Fling at the Moody with The Tontons in Concert at Moody Center for the Arts | FREE – Moody Center for the Arts hosts a free, Friday night celebration and open house, featuring live music by The Tontons, tacos by Moon Rooster Food Truck, and complimentary wine and beer. The entire building will be open for guests to experience the Moody’s spring exhibition, Radical Revisionists: Contemporary African Artists Confronting Past and Present. 8pm to 10pm.
- Opeth in Concert at House of Blues – From Sweden, the progressive death metal group has been playing for more than thirty years, continuing a prolific string of releases with late 2019’s In Cauda Venenum. They’ll swing through Downtown’s House of Blues for a show with Swedish brethren, Graveyard. Tickets start at $37.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- ’80s Comedy Series: The Breakfast Club Movie Screening at City Acre Brewing Co. | No Cover – City Acre Brewing Co. hosts an ’80s comedy movie series and this month they are showing the John Hughes classic, The Breakfast Club. Enjoy some breakfast for dinner along with the movie. 8pm to 10pm.
- Fab 5 in Concert at Pacific Yard House – Experience a live Beatles tribute concert from the local cover band, Fab 5, at Downtown Conroe’s restaurant and venue, Pacific Yard House. Tickets are $10. 9pm.
- Powderkeg presents A Film Festival III: February Edition at Station Theater – Catch a lineup of short films, each 10 minutes or less, showcasing local and international filmmaking talent. Complimentary Karbach beer will be available for everyone age 21 and up. An afterparty follows at R Bar. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 9pm to 10:45pm.
- Tiësto at Stereo Live – The legendary Dutch DJ and “Godfather of EDM”, Tiësto arrives in West Houston for an unforgettable night of house music at Stereo Live. Tickets start at $89, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 10pm.
- Dale Watson at Goode Company Armadillo Palace – Austin-based Texas country crooner, Dale Watson, performs a late evening show in the hall at Goode Company Armadillo Palace on Kirby Drive. Ages and 21 and up. Tickets are $20. 11pm.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
- Moon Tower’s Leap Year, Drink Beer at Almighty Moon Tower Inn | No Cover – Have a hot dog and beer while watching live music performances from punk rock bands Loose Nukes, Kill the Lizards and more at Almighty Moon Tower Inn. 6pm.
- Leap Day Party at Howl at the Moon | No Cover – Party it up for Leap Day with drink specials, live music, giveaways and more at Howl at the Moon. 7pm.
- ’90s Party at Ladybirds | No Cover – Head to Ladybirds for en evening of all things ’90s including movies, music by DJ Gonzo, and even some ’90s-themed cocktails and games. 7pm.
- Neon Garden: Goons and Space Kiddettes in Concert at Axelrad | No Cover – Experience a visual, auditory, and nostalgic evening at Neon Garden at Axelrad. There will be retro and modern video game stations, visual art installations, and live music from Goons, Space Kiddettes and more. 7pm.
- Reverend Horton Heat in Concert at House of Blues – Jim Heath and his Texas-based psychobilly trio, Reverend Horton Heat, perform live at House of Blues. Tickets start at $10. 8pm.
- An Evening with John Fullbright at Dosey Doe: The Big Barn – The Big Barn in The Woodlands hosts the Oklahoma singer-songwriter, John Fullbright, for a solo show. Tickets range from $28 to $34. 8:30pm.
Sunday, March 1, 2020
- Fea in Concert at Dan Electro’s – Catch an energetic set from the San Antonio-based punk band, Fea, at Dan Electro’s. Tickets are $10. 7pm to 11pm.
- Los Angeles Azules at Smart Financial Centre – Los Ángeles Azules, the creators of the Symphonic Cumbia and most important artist of the genre in Mexico and Latin America, bring their Todos Somos Cumbia U.S. Tour 2020 to Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. The show will include special guests Ximena Sariñana and Jay de la Cueva. Tickets range from $59.50 to $249.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. 8pm.
- Comedian Todd Barry at The Secret Group – Crack up when writer and stand up comedian, Todd Barry takes the stage at The Secret Group. Barry has released three one-hour stand-up specials including his latest one for Netflix, Spicy Honey and has appeared on shows like Conan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Show with David Letterman and more. Tickets start at $20. 8pm to 10pm.
- The Gumbo Jam at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge – The Gumbo Jam is a Louisiana-inspired jam session, hosted by Matthew Hartnett, with a serious emphasis on horns, and all things funky and groovy. Singers, rappers, poets, musicians, and horn players join in the loose, laid-back vibe of Team Horn Section and The Gumbo Band. There is plenty of dancing and actual gumbo available to eat. Cover is $5 at the door, free for participating artists or with a social media post tagging The Gumbo Jam. Doors at 8pm.
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