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Houston Nightlife This Week: February 26 to March 3, 2024

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Updated Friday, March 1, 2024 at 6pm

Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide from Monday, February 26 to Sunday, March 3, 2024.

A huge slate of comedians come to Houston this week, from smaller local clubs to Bayou Music Center.

You can also flex what you know at trivia nights, get into rodeo fun, stop by a folklore fest and more.

We’ve got you covered all week long with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston.

Day + Nightlife Guide in Houston This Week: February 26-March 3, 2024


  • Drunk Shakespeare at the Emerald Theater | Daily | Save Up to 41% on Tickets – Five professional actors perform one of the Bard’s classic tragedies in a hidden library with a catch—one of the actors takes five shots of whiskey before the show. Mayhem and hilarity ensues as the sober remaining cast try to keep the play from running off the rails completely. Full price tickets start at $49, but limited discounted tickets starting at $29 are available for most shows. Showtimes vary.
  • 2024 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo | Tuesday to Sunday | Ongoing – The city’s signature event brings together more than two million people from all backgrounds and all regions of the Greater Houston area—and beyond—for three full weeks of carnival fun, adventurous eats, livestock shows, rodeo competitions and star-studded live concerts. Check out the concert lineup and secure your seats, or go for the thrill of the festival with a grounds-only ticket, available for $20; $10 for ages 3 to 12 (carnival rides and games are an additional cost). Times vary.
  • Comedian Mike Feeney at the Riot Comedy Club | Friday & Saturday – The comic seen on Barstool Sports heads upstairs at Rudyard’s Pub in Montrose for back-to-back nights of sets. $20 and up. Times vary.
  • Comedian Jay Pharoah at Houston Improv | Friday & Saturday – The Saturday Night Live comedian known for his flurry of spot-on impressions arrives at the Spring Branch laugh house for two nights of comedy. $50 for 2, and up. Times vary.
  • Blue October in Concert at 713 Music Hall  | Saturday & Sunday – The iconic alt-rock band, H-town’s own Blue October are quite fittingly taking over the 713 for two straight nights of music from their Spinning the Truth Around musical trilogy. $53 and up. 8pm.

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  • SpringFest at Raven Tower | FREE – Put on your walking shoes and stroll through a full-fledged community event complete with vendor booths, Kids World, live music by Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws, cold brews, a full bar, and a cornucopia of food including crawfish (limited availability). 11am.
  • Katy Taste Fest at Typhoon Texas Waterpark – Foodies should come hungry for this family-friendly feast featuring a wide array of international cuisine from more than 30 Katy restaurants, with additional beer and wine tickets available. $45 and up. Noon to 3pm.
  • 15th Annual Houston Holi: Festival of Colors at BH Ranch – Get blasted with organic colors while dancing to a live Indian pop concert by Arjun, plus live DJ music from Two Sisterzz, plus Bollywood dancing, street foods, rides, a petting zoo, giveaways, and more at this massive crowdpleaser. $15 in advance; $20 day of; discounts for groups of 4 or more. Noon to 5pm.
  • Rendez-vous à Paris! Opening Reception at Archway Gallery | FREE – Blend into the Parisian crowd and admire all the prestigious monuments as you gaze through the insightful lens of photographer Isabelle Perreau at this opening reception that also features an artist talk. 5pm to 8pm.
  • Galveston ArtWalk on Market Street | FREE – Stroll the Strand for your next great art piece for yourself or a friend with items from local galleries, nonprofit organizations, and local businesses. 6pm.
  • Spring Fling 2024 at Moody Center for the Arts | FREE – Jump into spring at this annual music event on the Rice University campus, where country meets soul with headliner Kaitlin Butts and openers TheBrosFresh. Complimentary drinks available to those over 21. 6pm.
  • Barbie Movie Screening at Discovery Green | FREE – Come celebrate Girls on the Green dressed in your best pink outfit while relaxing on your picnic blanket to experience the dream house and all that goes with it, including Ken. 7pm.
  • Dancing with the Stars Live at Smart Financial Centre – Hot off the heels of fan frenzy and sold-out shows, television’s favorite professional dancers promise to immerse you in a whirling show of expertise with electrifying performances. $50 and up. 8pm.
  • Melissa Aldana Quartet in Concert at Wortham Center – The twice Grammy-nominated saxophonist and composer arrives with her quartet in Downtown. Her 2022 release, 12 Stars follows up on Visions, which was among the best albums of 2019 according to NPR Music. $41 and up. 8pm.
  • Comedian Chloe Radcliffe at the Secret Group – Check out a delightful comedy set from the New York-based stand up comedian, actor and writer. $20 and up. 8pm.
  • The Surfrajettes in Concert at The Continental Club – The four-piece instrumental outfit from Toronto comes to the Continental for a psychedelic show of surf rock music in go-go boots and sky-high beehives. $20 and up. 9pm.
  • The Dollhouse Dames Burlesque Show at Mob Bar – The Prohibition-inspired speakeasy—located inside a historic, haunted old brothel in downtown Galveston—hosts the weekly burlesque show featuring Los Angeles’ Dollhouse Dames and other local and nationally touring talents. Full price tickets start at $20; but limited discounted $15 tickets are available. 9:30pm.
  • JVNA in Concert at Warehouse Live Midtown – The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist hits the rooftop of Warehouse Live for a night of electronic pop and melodic bass beats. $20 and up. 10pm.

Sunday, March 3, 2024 

  • A Folklore Festival at Karbach Brewery | FREE If you’re an adventurous soul, pull out your renaissance or fantasy adventurer outfit as you dive into Dungeons & Dragon fun, shopping, live music and comedians, an aerialist performer plus many other activities celebrating at this mini Ren Fest. 11am to 6pm.
  • Pup Crawl & Pet Expo at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – You’re already attached at the hip so make it date with you and your best furry friend while sampling four beer stops and shopping local pet vendors. Registration required. $35 for 21 and up; free for ages 20 and under. 3pm to 6pm.
  • Rodeo Houston: Iván Cornejo in Concert at NRG Stadium  The rapidly rising regional Mexican music star, the teenage Iván Cornejo makes his Rodeo Houston debut with songs from his first two albums, Alma Vacía and Dañado, as well as new tunes from a yet-to-be-released record. $25 and up. 5pm.
  • Comedian John Crist at Smart Financial Centre – This emerging comic has garnered millions of social media followers and now brings his viral sense of humor to Sugar Land. $41 and up. 7pm.
  • Kinky Circus & Artist Market at Numbers Nightclub – It’s a night filled with ooos and ahhhs as the recurring Kinky Circus brings a night of Freakshow-themed entertainment, aerial performers and more in a place where you can be yourself. Cover charge at the door. 7pm to 2am.
  • Dorian Electra in Concert at Warehouse Live Midtown – Best known for their non-conforming fashion, queer aesthetics, and experimental pop sound, Dorian Electra performs live in Midtown. $29 and up. 8pm.
  • Comedian Billy Wayne Davis at The Secret Group – With appearances on shows like Last Comic Standing, Squidbillies and Conan, the touring comedian stops by EaDo for a laugh-out-loud set. $20 and up. 8pm.
  • Comedian Kevin James at Bayou Music Center It’s been a long road from Long Island, but this comedian has taken his genre by storm making a name for himself with movies, television and the stage, now arriving in Houston with his new tour. $59 and up. 8pm.

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