Updated Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 6:45pm
Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, March 13 to Sunday, March 19, 2023.
Your favorite nightlife guide is back to cure your weekly FOMO. We’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening all week long around Houston, from Monday through Sunday.
Looking for ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Check out our guide to St. Patrick’s Day parties happening in Houston.
Day + Nightlife Guide in Houston This Week: March 13 to 19, 2023
- Moon 2 Mars Festival Concerts at Space Center Houston | Thursday to Sunday – The week-long celebration of space and NASA’s Artemis missions comes to a close with four days of headlining concerts from American Idol winner David Cook on Thursday; alt-rockers Sister Hazel on Friday; Grammy-winning artist Rick Springfield on Saturday; and Bidi Bidi Banda, a Selena tribute band, on Sunday afternoon. $44.95 and up; $39.95 for ages 4 to 11; free for ages 3 and under. 5:30pm; Sunday at 3pm.
- St. Paddy’s Pub Party & Crawfish Boil at SpindleTap Brewery | Friday & Saturday | No Cover – This family-friendly two-day party features Irish toasts on the hour, a crawfish boil, beer specials, table games and more. 11am to 10pm.
- The Riot Comedy Club presents Carlos Santos at Rudyard’s Pub | Friday & Saturday – On back-to-back nights, the Montrose comedy spot hosts headliner Carlos Santos, who most recently was seen in the lead role on Netflix’s Gentefied. $17 and up. 7pm and 9pm.
- Comedian Carlos Ballarta at Houston Improv | Friday to Sunday – The Mexico City comic can be seen recently in his Spanish-language Netflix special, Falso Profeta, and now takes the Improv stage for a weekend of his signature comedy and intuitive insights. This set will be performed in Spanish. $60 for 2, and up. Times vary.
Monday, March 13, 2023
- Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics at Toyota Center – Jayson Tatum and one of the league’s best, the Boston Celtics are in town to see what the young Rockets squad can do. $25 and up. 7pm.
- Eddie B’s Teachers Only Comedy Tour at Smart Financial Centre – It’s Spring Break, so gather all your educator friends for a night of raw hilarity from comedian and teacher Eddie B, who’s known for his popular “What Teachers Really Want to Say” videos that reveal what it takes to run a classroom. $32 and up. 8pm.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Jeff Plankenhorn & Michael O’Connor in Concert at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck – The singer-songwriters are getting McGonigel’s rowdy on a Tuesday night when they show up and out for spirited live performances. $30 and up. 7pm.
- Theory of a Deadman in Concert at Bayou Music Center – The Canadian alternative rock band is getting back to their hard rock roots, coming through the Bayou City with their new record, Dinosaur. Skillet opens the show. $35 and up. 7pm.
- RodeoHouston: Machine Gun Kelly at NRG Stadium – The Houston-born rock and roll rap star, MGK is coming to make his Rodeo stage debut. $25 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 9pm.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
- King Tuff in Concert at White Oak Music Hall – The neo-psychedelic garage rocker will be at White Oak Music Hall showing his musical range with tunes from his 2023 release, Smalltown Stardust. $20 and up. 7pm.
- RodeoHouston: Kenny Chesney at NRG Stadium – The singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, philanthropist, and one of the absolute biggest names in country music is returning to the Rodeo stage for a lucky seventh headlining appearance. $25 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 9pm.
Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Dinner with Uncle Nearest at Hull & Oak at the Laura Hotel – This evening event in Downtown features a three-course dinner with whiskey pairings from Uncle Nearest Distillery. $95 per person. 7pm to 9pm.
- Teachers Gone Bad at Houston Improv – Teachers head to the Spring Branch comedy club to share their hilarious stories about embarrassing and school-related incidents in this no holds-barred evening. $45 and up. 9pm.
- Karaoke Night at the Secret Group | No Cover – Unleash your inner rock star and sing all night long at the East Downtown comedy club. Plus, find your courage with evening drink specials. 10pm to 2am.
- Kulture Klub at Rise Rooftop – DJ performances, dancing and more highlight the fun in this first edition of Kulture Klub at the Midtown rooftop. $20 and up. 10pm to 2am.
St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, 2023
- 16th Lucky’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival 2023 near Minute Maid Park – Though no longer held at Lucky’s former signature East Downtown location, this annual St. Patrick’s Day bash spans three city blocks outside of Minute Maid Park, featuring two stages of live music, flowing green beer, bagpipers and more party entertainment. $10 and up. 10am to 2am.
- St. Patty’s Day at Kirby Ice House | No Cover – With locations in Upper Kirby, Memorial and the Woodlands, the popular drinkery celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with green beer and Jameson specials, appearances by the Houston Highlanders Pipes & Drums, and every TV tuned into the first round of March Madness action. 11am to 2am.
- St. Patrick’s Day at St. Arnold Brewing Co. | No Cover –Houston’s oldest brewery throws it back with a free event featuring beer, food, live music from Pipe Fooligan, dance performances, and the annual Donegal Beard Growing Competition. Plus, you can finally get a taste of the special bottle offering, an Irish Imperial Stout that’s been aging since 2018. 2pm to 11pm.
- All Saints Block Party & The Green Mile Bar Crawl on Washington Ave – Party it up for St. Pat’s with a lineup of world renowned DJs headlined by Laidback Luke, at a 12-hour Washington Ave block party in Todo Santos’ parking lot—with an option to join The Green Mile Bar Crawl—plus enjoy life-size bar games, food truck bites, and more. $27.50 and up. 2pm to 2am.
- St. Patrick’s Day at Holman Draft Hall | No Cover – The chic Midtown beer hall hosts a Friday celebration of St. Patrick’s Day with live music from Mykawa kicking off at 8pm, followed by DJ Madsounds until 1am, and a slate of green beer specials, Jameson cocktails, free swag and more. 3pm to 2am.
- Uncle Tony’s Burgers Pop-Up at Southern Star Brewery | No Cover – Purchase a beer and a tasty burger as Uncle Tony’s brings its signature style to the Conroe brewery. 4pm to 10pm.
- 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at Social Beer Garden | No Cover – The Midtown beer garden will serve up free Jell-O shots while they last along with $4 green beers, drink specials, DJ tunes, crawfish, a special “Luck of the Irish” burlesque show, and more. 21+ only. 6pm to 2am.
- Maria Chavez Closing Reception at the Orange Show | FREE – The artist and abstract turntablist concludes her Houston residency with a live performance and recital from those that take part in her workshop earlier in the week. 7pm to 9pm.
- Comedian Average Joey at the Secret Group – The war vet, father, skydiver and comedian is bringing his high-energy viral comedic sensibilities to the Secret Group. $20 and up. 8pm.
- Marco Antonio Solís in Concert at Smart Financial Centre –The legendary Mexican singer performs in Houston as part of his El Buki World Tour. $55.50 and up. 8pm.
- Take On Me: An ’80s New Wave Party at White Oak Music Hall – Get the can of Aqua Net ready and roll up your sleeves cause it’s time to get down to all the ’80s hits at White Oak Music Hall. $15 and up. 9pm.
- Jeffrey Sutorius at Stereo Live Houston – Go Dutch at Stereo Live when the EDM DJ and former member of Dash Berlin hits up the Houston booth. $6. 10pm to 2am.
Saturday, March 18, 2023
- Downtown Beer & Wine Walk in Downtown Rosenberg –Meander through the heart of Rosenberg’s downtown, enjoying samples of beer, wine and tasty bites. Along the way, stop into unique shops and meet local artists. $20. Noon to 5pm.
- Charity Art Auction at True Anomaly Brewing Company | No Cover –The East Downtown brewery offers fresh brews from the tap and an opportunity to bid on artwork in an auction benefiting students from University of Houston. 2pm to 8pm.
- Rodeo Whiskey & Wine Festival at Big Brothers Big Sisters – Dress in your Rodeo best and enjoy bites, wines and whiskey on Washington Avenue. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Stop Human Trafficking Initiative. $80 and up. 4pm to 7pm.
- Celebrate Miller 100: Roaring 20’s Style at Miller Outdoor Theatre | FREE – The historic Hermann Park theater celebrates its centennial with this first of four experiential events held throughout the season. Swing by for a roaring ’20s-themed extravaganza with Vaudeville performers, swing dance lessons, photo opportunities, and more. Guests can also learn the Charleston, enjoy roaming entertainment clad in gorgeous 1920s attire, and watch muralist Mark De Leon at work. The Hot Sardines, a band that pays tribute to classic jazz, will take the stage for a concert at 8pm. Costumes are encouraged. 6pm to 8pm.
- RodeoHouston: Brad Paisley in Concert at NRG Stadium – The country legend returns to the Rodeo stage, where he’ll play hits from across his multi-decade career. $25 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6pm.
- Repo Man Movie Screening & Crawfish Boil at Raven Tower – The Friends of River Oaks Theater host two screenings of this iconic 1984 film starring Emilio Estevez. Plus, you can get your fill on crawfish and shrimp at an on-site boil. $12 and up. 7pm and 9:30pm.
- Comedian Druski at Smart Financial Centre – There’s not much Druski hasn’t done, from collaborating with rappers like Drake, Lil Yachty and Jack Harlow to cultivating an online following of more than 5 millions fans eager to see his comedic skits and celebrity-filled adventures. He’ll be stopping by Sugar Land for a one-night only performance. $39.75 and up. 8pm.
- Fire and Ice Gala: An Annual All-Girl Black Tie Affair at Rise Rooftop – Lesbians of Color Nation presents its annual Black Tie Affair, with a headlining concert, DJs, hor d’oeuvres, prizes and more. Age restrictions apply. $65 and up. 9pm to 2am.
- The Dollface Dames Speakeasy Saturday at Mob Bar – The LA-based performing group, the Dollface Dames, will be taking over Mob Bar in Galveston for a night straight outta the prohibition era, filled with drinks, music, and beautiful burlesque. $20; $25 for ages 18 to 20; VIP options start at $30. 9:30pm.
- Michelle Graves in Concert at Numbers Nightclub –The ex-Misfits lead singer performs a live, acoustic set at the popular Montrose hangout. $20 and up. 9:30pm.
Sunday, March 19, 2023
- Soul Food Sunday Brunch at Grooves of Houston – Grub on an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet while grooving to live music at the Third Ward hot spot. $39.99; $29.99 for ages 65+; $19.99 for ages 11 and under. 11am to 4pm.
- Black Coffee at Clé Day & Night – The South African DJ, producer, and songwriter, Black Coffee is in town and performing a special live set at Clé in Midtown. $40. 2pm.
- Sip and Paint: “Be Someone” at Ingenious Brewery – Paint your own “Be Someone” artwork while enjoying flavorful beers from the Humble brewery. $40. 3pm to 6pm.
- 9th Anniversary Party at Lei Low | No Cover – The Houston tiki bar in the Heights marks nine years since its opening with a Western-themed drink menu, music and more. 4pm to 2am.
- Jazzy Sundays: Stretch, with Vanguard Collective at Emancipation Park | FREE – Celebrate Houston’s undeniable contribution to jazz culture by visiting the Third Ward park for a free concert series featuring the H-Town-based Vanguard Collective, led by saxophone virtuoso Eddie Matthews, and headlined by Stretch, a four-piece funk, fusion and rock band from right here in Texas. 5pm to 7pm.
- Night Light Bike Ride to Post Houston – LetsDoThisHouston sets out from 3rd Ward Tours for a slow cruise through Houston neighborhoods to its final destination at Post Houston in Downtown. $11 and up; bike rentals available. 5pm to 9pm.
- RodeoHouston: Luke Bryan in Concert at NRG Stadium – Making his 10th appearance, country artist Luke Bryan closes out the final night of the 2023 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. $25 and up, but you may find better, cheaper or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6pm.
- Sekai on Sunday at Sekai Day Time Beach Club – It’s Sunday Funday once again at Sekai and it’s the perfect opportunity to welcome a new week with drinks, music, and more in EaDo. Free with RSVP before 11:30pm. 10pm to 2am.
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