Today’s Events

Friday, July 20th event options include Live Music, Live Painting, Art, Dance, Comedy, Improv, and more! Feel free to share!

* BAD IDEA: Pay What You Can Comedy Show! Free Pizza! at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St, FREE PIZZA from Russo’s New York Pizzeria.Grab your FREE RSVP tickets fast for guaranteed seating, this show always sells out! Patio will open at 7:45 for RSVP Ticket seating. Doors for non-ticket holders will open at 8.

* Boy Wonder – Houston at Dan Electros, 1031 E 24th St, 7-12. $8 cover.

* Cafeza Presents – The Gravity Kings, 1720 Houston Ave. 9-11:30pm. No cover.

* Colombia Independence Party! at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama St, 7:30-2. ¡Sabrosa! Soundsystem & guest DJs Felipe Galvan (Los Skarnales, Pachuco Boogie Sound System) and Miles Ake..Live music from Reyno Sabanero will kick off the celebration!

* El Big Bad Bachata Party in Downtown, 419 Travis St. 8-2. 8-10pm learn to dance Bachata Traditional and Modern styles. 10p-2:DJ Plamena Bachata Tipica Party. $10 in advance. $15 cash only at the door.

* Grungefest: A Tribute To 90’s Alt Music at Revention Music Center, 520 Texas St, Doors at 6pm. Show at 7. $15.

* Inprint Writing Cafe is open on Friday mornings from 9am-12pm to all writers who might like to write in the company of other writers. Coffee, tea, and sodas are available, all of which can be enjoyed for a 50 cent donation. 1520 West Main St.

* Kinda Super Disco | The Drifter at The Dive, 809 Pierce St. 10-2.

* La Sopa at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 9-2. Host for the night :The original Magic Mike.! Live Music, Live Body Painting, Artists, Vendors, and more.

* Manwolves * The Slaps * Second Lovers LIVE at The Big Top! 3717 Main St, 8-11pm.

* Margarita Midnight Market at Insomnia Gallery, 708 Telephone Rd. 8-12. Free indoor pop-up market featuring art, vintage clothing, music, handmade items, and lots more! Boozy Margarita to enjoy while browsing over a dozen unique vendors, many of whom have never set up at an Insomnia event before! Food by PAN de TACO!

* MFAH Mixed Media Presented by BBVA Compass at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. $22 MFAH members. $25 Adult nonmember.

* Pecos Hank Band at Cottonwood, 3422 N Shepherd Dr. 8-11. Free show.

* Station Theater 1230 Houston Ave events:
** Free Intro to Improv Class 7:30pm – just before the Supernova show. All first-time Intro to Improv students are invited to stay and enjoy that night’s Supernova show for free.
** The Supernova: Friday Night Improv Comedy, 8:30pm. $10. BYOB.

* Summer Time Rock Show at Spruce Goose: Social Flyers Club, 809 Congress. Featuring the indie rock sounds of:Super-Robot-Party, The Thief and The Architect, Matthew And The Arrogant Sea (Denton, TX). Doors at 8, music at 10, $7.

* The Continental Club, Houston, TX, 3700 Main St,
** .Swimwear Department Backyard Album Release Party w/ Tightn’ Up!
** Shakin’ All Over! Monthly Sixties Party! LIVE GO-GO DANCING BY The Pistolettes!!!! Groovy visuals by Ten Pixels Tall!!

* Up On A Quasar at Darwin’s Pub, 33 Waugh Dr, 9:30pm. No cover.

* 36th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition at Houston Center for Photography,1441 W Alabama St, 5:30-8pm.

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Thursday, July 19th ~ Live Music, Art, Dance, Comedy, Open Mics, Free Museums, and more! Feel free to share

* Bullet Journal Workshop at Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, 6:30-8pm. They will have free sample sheets and materials, plenty to purchase, wine, and a raffle. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Just show up!

* Craft Social: Baskets at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. 5:30-8pm. Free and on a first-come first-served basis. Capacity is limited. Craft beer provided by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company, and materials sponsored by Art Supply on Main.

* Erika Wennerstrom In-Store Performance at Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth St, 5:30-6:30pm.

    

* FRANK LACY Live at Mongoose Versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen St, 8-10:30pm. Free event! Frank Lacy- Trumpet, Jarvis Hooper- Trombone, Sam Reid- Piano, Tim Ruiz- Bass, Gavin Moolchan- Drums.

Free admission every Thursday to the following museums:
* Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 6-9pm.
* The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. 2-7pm.
* The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. 10am-9pm.

* Gypsy Jazz with Bayou City Swing at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy St. 9-10:30pm. No cover charge.

* Haniwa (OKC) / Such Marvelous Monsters / Something Else at Notsuoh, 314 Main St. 8pm. 21+ No cover.

* Happy Hour w/ Beetle! Every Thursday! Always Free! at The Continental Club, Houston, TX, 3700 Main St. 7-10pm.

* John Papa Gros at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. 8pm. $15.

* Peelander Yellow, Funeral Horse, GWO,Kaisok Tokyo & Lotus Affair at Deep End Records, 708 Telephone Rd. 8-12pm. All ages. $5.

* Plug N Play Thursdays at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr. Acoustic Open Mic. Sign up to play begins at 8pm, show begins at 9. Hosted by Jay Bee Zay.

* Super Doppler/ Wax Dream/ Acid Carousel at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama St, 7:30-11:30pm. Acid Carousel 7:30pm, Wax Dream 8:45pm, Super Doppler 10pm.

* The Rememberables, Blacksage, Cupid at Satellite Bar, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd. 8pm. $7. All ages.

* Visit My Neighborhood Kick-Off Reception at Finca Tres Robles, 257 N Greenwood St. 6:30-8:30pm. Free to Attend. Light Bites courtesy of Harris County General Store Barbecue Co. Drinks courtesy of Dionisio Winery.

* White Oak Music Hall events, 2915 N Main St:
** Beach Fossils, Temple of Angels, Jaya
** Wanderers, Notions, Hope Era, Diosa

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Wednesday, July 18th. Art, Live Music, Dance, Drumming, Open Mics, Comedy, Local Markets, and more! Feel free to share!

* Central City Co-Op (2515 Waugh Dr) is open to the public every Wednesday from 9am-6:30pm. Membership in the co-op is not required to shop there but does get you lower prices. Volunteer opportunities also available.

* Dan Stuart In-Store Performance at Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth St. 5:30-6:30pm.
* Dan Stuart! at Under the Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet St. 8pm.

* Karaoke at Dean’s Downtown, 316 Main St. 9-2.

* Karaoke Night at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 10pm.

* Kee Avil, Illicit Relationship, Field Trip at Vinal Edge Records, 239 W 19th St. 7-9pm. $3 suggested donation. Beer provided by Town in City Brewing Company.

* Love Street Blues Series – Lowdown Brown at Karbach Brewing Co. 2032 Karbach St, 7-10pm. No cover.

* Patriots opera / Rebecca Novak+Rachel Hulsey / Nancy’s Son at Notsuoh, 314 Main St, 8pm. $5-15 sliding scale suggested donation.

* Poetry Open Mic ft. Austin Poetry Slam with Write About Now at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 7:30-10:30pm. Open Mics are open to all. You get one poem under 3 minutes! Sign up list goes up at 7:30pm. $5 CASH. $6 CARD.

* Sketch Social at Honey Art Cafe, 3516 South Shepherd Dr. 7-9pm. Join Visual Arts Alliance VAA for a low-key coffee social and round table discussion of Texas art. Host, Keri Bas Artist, will be there with her sketchbook and pencils. Bring your own sketching material, or rent a watercolor kit from the cafe.

* The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club hosts a Big & Easy Blues Jam every Wednesday starting at 9:30pm. All welcome! No cover.

* The New Division, Nite, Camera Cult at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, 7pm.

* Wednesday Midnight Drum Circle at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. Feel free to bring a drum, shaker, cowbell or hula hoop and join in the fun. If you want to go earlier, POTROAST plays 10:30-11:59 and Hellina Bucket opens the show 8-10:30.

* World’s Greatest Wednesdays and Comedy at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr, 8-11. $2 tacos, $2 Tecate, $2 Margaritas. (I’ve been told this is happening every Wednesday although I didn’t yet see an event page for it today. You might check to make sure before heading over.)

* $2 BILL: Two Dollar Comedy Show Every Wednesday at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 8pm. Hosted by Katie McGee, Stephen Brandau, Radu Bondar & Grady Pruitt with new lineups every week + $2 Tecate cans and $5 Espolon shots during the show + FREE chips and salsa from El Real Tex-Mex Cafe. Karaoke to follow at 10 pm.

* 8pm Blues Lesson and Blues/Fusion Social Dance at Nouveau, 2913 Main St, 8-11:30pm.

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Tuesday, July 17th. Live Music, Live Art, Comedy, Open Mics, Local Markets, and more!

* Acoustic Open Mic at House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline St, 6-9pm.

* Acoustic Open Mic Tuesday! at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer. Sign up at 7pm, Singer Songwriter Open Mic 7:30-2. Must bring musical instrument (no back tracks allowed). No cover. Cash specials at the bar. Taco truck outside.

* Axelrad Night Market | Every Tuesday Evening, 1517 Alabama St. 5-9pm. Local farmers, artists, makers & designers.
** Moody Tuesdays Open Mic upstairs at Axelrad 7:30-9:30pm. Music, comedy, and poetry are all allowed.

* Cactus Music events, 2110 Portsmouth St,
** 2pm Lake Street Dive Meet & Greet Signing
** 5:30pm RocknRoll HighFives In-Store Performance

* Grown-up Storytime 115 at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr, 8pm show only for now. $5 at the door.

* Heights Vinyl OPEN MIC at Heights Vinyl, 3301 Cline St, 10pm-12am. Beginners, pros or anything in between. Doesn’t matter. Bring positive vibes and maybe some beer.

* Industry Night Karaoke at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. Free every Tuesday.

* Live Painting w/Dandee Warhol for BMW Launch Series! at Silver Street, 2000 Edwards St. 8pm-12am. Complimentary light bites, cocktails, and valet. Self parking available. Dress code: Smart Casual. FREE and OPEN to the public! RSVP via the email link on the event page.

* Manifesto Showcase At Last Concert Cafe (July 17), 1403 Nance St. 7-9pm. An evening of music and poetry will be manifested. This segment will be hosted by Kris Smith.

* Open Mic Comedy at Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer. Sign up starts around 8pm. Show starts at 9/10.

* Summerfest at the Rice Farmers Market, 5600 Greenbriar Dr. 3:30-6:30pm. Fresh, local, real food. Free entry and free parking.

* Teach You Tuesday at Bagby Park, 415 Gray St, 6-8pm. Free class. Learn BollyX – The Bollywood Workout! BollyX is a fitness class with Bollywood-inspired choreography.

* Vinyl Tuesdays! McCullough Ferguson (Htown Guitar Wizard) at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main St. Starting at 7pm with Comedy by BETA Theater. Music at 9pm. No cover.

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Monday, July 16th event options. Open Mic, Open Music Jams, Jazz, Art, Comedy, Karaoke & more. Feel free to share!

* Cafeza Presents – Jazz Jam in the First Ward, 1720 Houston Ave. 8-11pm. Weekly jam with Latin jazz percussionist Charlie Perez and friends. Wide repertoire of Latin, Caribbean, and Brazilian pieces, as well as jazz standards. Players and singers are welcome to sit in with the band. No cover.

* Catbirds hosts a Jazz Jam every Monday night, 1336 Westheimer, 9-12. No cover, drink specials all night.

* Cutthroat Comedy Open Mic at PJ’s. Cheap Drinks and No Cover, 614 W Gray St, 8-10pm.

* Live Vibraphone Jazz Night! With Harry Sheppard at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy, 8-10pm. No cover. Harry Sheppard is a jazz vibraphone player who has recorded and played with Roy Eldridge, Lana Cantrell, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Barbra Streisand, and more!

* Mathias Lattin’s Birthday Jam at Emmit’s Place, 4852 Benning Dr. 8-12. Open jam, all musicians welcome! A fun night whether you listen or play!

* Monday Night Karaoke at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr. 8-2 with Bob Lane and friends. $1 pool, $1 Frozen Mimosa’s, and other specials!

* Rudyard’s Open Mic Comedy Night (Free!! doors 7:30pm), 2010 Waugh Dr.

* SHARE SPACE houston : 0701618 at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. 7-2. Live music, Dancing, Flow arts, a cuff making tutorial, group activities, painting and crafting, oversize board games, and open decks. Flow art workshop by #throwmorepoi Sun Wukong. No cover charge.

* Third Monday Critique Night at Art Supply on Main, 2711 Main St. 6-8pm. Peer to peer. Work can be in any medium and artists may bring 1 to 10 pieces. Drinks and snacks will be provided (feel free to bring and share, too). All welcome. No fee. Hosted by Visual Arts Alliance VAA.

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Sunday Funday! July 15th event options include Art, Live Music, Theatre, Comedy, Local Markets, and more! Feel free to share

* All Shook Up at Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 8:15-11:15pm. Free musical produced by Theatre Under The Stars. Free performance!

* Alii & The Fellas at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama. Opening DJ: Charlee Brown at 4:30pm.

* Cafeza Presents – Houston Groove Society, 1720 Houston Avenue, 8-10pm. Free admission.

* Chimney Rock Market, 3300 Chimney Rock, 12-4pm. Art and Farmers Market. Art Reception from 2pm-4pm inside Sean Anthony Salons. Meet the Artists! Refreshments will be served.

* East End Farmers Market, 2800 Navigation Blvd. 10am-2pm.

* Hans Gruber/Round Eye(China)/PRP at Spruce Goose: Social Flyers Club, 809 Congress. Doors 8pm. $8 Cover.

* Hot Jazz Sundays at Rudz (6-8pm, free), 2010 Waugh Dr. 6-8pm. Gypsy swing and Traditional jazz out on the patio. Musicians, bring your instruments as this is an open jam. Dancers, swing dance lesson from 6-7, so bring your dancing shoes! Patrons, this is a free event so tip your bartenders.

* Live Music W/ Sylvia Rose Novak! Americana Story-Songs w/Violin! at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy St. 8-10pm. No cover.

* Poetry Reading + Conversation w/ Elaine Bradford and Sara Cress at Lawndale Art Center, 4912 Main St, 2-4pm.

* Sip & Shop at Snooze, 3217 Montrose Blvd. 9am-1pm.

* Swing Rendezvous at MKT Bar, 1001 Austin St. 12-3pm. No cover. Danielle Reich Music – vocals, Mark Seale – Violin/Fiddle/Mandolin, Michael Viteri & Kelly Doyle – guitars.

* The Secret Group events:
** 8th Wonder Comedy Hour at The Secret Group at The Secret Group 6pm.
** Comedy Pro-Am Open Mic. Think you’re funny? Sign up to perform, professional stand-up comedians! Know that you’re not? You can watch for FREE! 10pm.
 

* White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St:
** Deafheaven, Drab Majesty, Uniform
** Summer Salt, Hot Flash Heat Wave, The Symposium
 

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Saturday, July 14th event options. Art, Live Music, Dance, Comedy, Local Markets, and More! Feel free to share!

* Asher Gallery Sip & Shop at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St, 3-5pm. Shop for a fantastic selection of one-of-a-kind gifts, home décor, and jewelry while you enjoy wine and snacks!

* Ak’chamel/Morning Scales The Mountain/A•R•M at Dan Electros, 8-12.

* Big Sam’s Funky Nation with Tightn’ Up at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. $15 presale, $20 Day of Show.

* Buxton, The Donkeys, Velveteen Echo at The Continental Club, 3700 Main St. 21+ Show. $12 Presale. $15 Door.

* Eleanora’s Market, 2120 Ella Blvd. A farmers and artisans market in the Heights. Held every Saturday from 8am-12pm.

* ExposureExperiment TrickBaby FreeKittens&Bread Pseudo(TOR) CactusFlowers at Satellite Bar, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd. 8pm doors | $7 cover | 18+ show ($10 u21).

* Grand Opening & Art Show, 5301 Polk St. 7-12. Showcasing “The Best Of” STRUT‘s coverage over the years! Free entry. Drinks Sponsored By: Austin Eastciders and Deep Eddy Vodka.

* KemoForEmo*SKON*TMC*Fuska*Shitty Advice at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. Doors 8pm. Bands 9pm. $8 Cover.
9-9:20pm Shitty Advice (Austin)
9:35-9:55pm Fuska
10:10-10:40pm Texas Mod Crushers
10:55-11:10pm Some Kind of Nightmare
11:25pm Kemo for Emo

* La Cerca / Two Dollar Pistol / Volk Notsuoh, 314 Main St, 8PM. 21+

* LE PRIVÉ – IX, 114 Main St, 9pm-3am. Hosted by Cirque Noir.

* Meet the Author: Amber Royer at Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore, 2718 Southwest Fwy, 12-5pm.

* Night Market at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer St. 6-10pm. Folk Art • Makers • Artisan • Specialty Foods. 6pm Robert Kuhn Music. 8pm Grifters & Shills.

* PennyAndPaper @KHON’S, 2808 Milam St, 9-12.

* Portal: Visual Iterate Function Systems Direct & External at Flatland Gallery, 1709 Westheimer, 6-9pm.

* Revolution Studio: Yoga on the Avenue, 2800 Kirby Dr, 9am.Complimentary 45-minute yoga flow to the beats of DJ Kung Fu. Post-flow block party featuring sips, snacks, and prizes!

* Summer Saturday Nights at The Blue Field Market, 2619 Polk St. Local Vendors – 6pm to 10pm. (Free Yoga with Fitness in the Loop from 6pm to 7pm. Music 7pm to 10pm.)

* The Suffers “Everything Here” Wristband Album Release Party at Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth St. 1-2pm.

* Underworld’s Monthly Bash! at Numbers Nightclub, 300 Westheimer, 9-2. Goth / EBM / Industrial. Doors at 9pm. Cover: $5 for over 21 and $10 for under.

* Urban Harvest Farmers’ Market @ Eastside, 3000 Richmond Ave. Houston’s oldest and largest farmers market. Open every Saturday year-round from 8am-12pm. Featuring over 60 vendors!

* Yoga & Mimosas at Clutch, 5334 Washington Ave. 9am. Free Yoga with Mimosas on Special. Hosted by Fitness in the Loop.

* Zendrome with guest DJs Calero and Luz 7.14.18 at The Dive, 809 Pierce St. 9-2. plus resident DJs Miguel Flaco and The Parra Brothers. No cover. Dress to dance.

* 4HTX Evening MRKT at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 6pm-12am.

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 Friday, July 13th event options include Live Music, Art, Poetry, Dance, Comedy, Improv, and more! Feel free to share!

* All Shook Up at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 8:15-11:15pm. Free musical produced by Theatre Under The Stars (every night through the 15th).

* An Exchange Of Noiz at Sound Exchange Houston, 1846 Richmond Ave, 7:30-10:30pm. Every other month showcase of Experimental • Drone • Free Improv • Noise music curated by Spike The Percussionist.

* Art at Noon | Tamarie Cooper at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd, 12-1pm. Join Tamarie Cooper, the Associate Director and Co-founder of The Catastrophic Theatre for a discussion on the work of artist Leibowitz.

* A Tribute to Selena presented by Norman Frede Chevrolet at The Continental Club, Houston, TX, 3700 Main,. Special Guests: Anchor, the Mammoth. Band On The Run Happy Hour Rockshow prior.

* Belvoir | Misadventures at Darwin’s Pub, 33 Waugh Dr, 9pm. Free admission.

* Cafeza Presents – Heights Funk Collective, 9-11:30pm. The Heights Funk Collective is a nine piece funk fusion powerhouse. Free performance!

* Calliope Musicals, Sun June, Mojave Red, Lotus Affair & ExGe at Spruce Goose: Social Flyers Club, 809 Congress. Doors 8pm. $8. All ages.

* Capoeira Class and Circle at Midtown Park, 2811 Travis St. 7-9pm. The class is free and open to all skill levels! Instruction is provided by the Brazilian Arts Foundation.

* Dia de la Frida at Karbach! 2032 Karbach St, 5-9pm. Family friendly free event with art, vendors, and live music.

* Door Money Show 4 Standup Comedy at Midtown Bar & Grill, 415 W Gray St, 10pm. $5 cover. Hosted by Bob Morrissey and Steve Cantwell.

* El Baile y El Salon at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 8-2. Enjoy live music and live painting, Free entry! Park in the neighborhood if you want, or Valet parking will be available for $10. 21+
9PM- The Sparks
10PM- Indigo Young
11PM- Let Me Remember
12AM- DJ Klandestino

* George Clanton, Deep Cuts (EP Release), Brandon Ares, Wrestlers at Satellite Bar, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd. $12 / all ages.
9PM Brandon Ares (nola)
10PM Deep Cuts
11PM George Clanton (Richmond, VA)
Wrestlers (DJ Set) DANCE PARTY TIL CLOSE

* Inprint Writing Cafe is open on Friday mornings from 9am-12pm to all writers who might like to write in the company of other writers. Coffee, tea, and sodas are available, all of which can be enjoyed for a 50 cent donation. 1520 West Main St.

* Milton Hopkins And Friends Featuring Pat Juneau at The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby Dr, 9:30pm.

* Nah Mean _ Friday July 13th _ at Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, 10-2. Sounds by: Dayta, Mentoz Sarmiento & DJ Squared aka Beric Bames Baballa. 21+FREE | $5 after 11:30pm.

* Robert Kuhns at the Big Top, 3717 Main St, 9pm.

* Station Theater 1230 Houston Ave  (All Station events are BYOB):
** Free Intro to Improv Class 7:30pm – just before the Supernova show. All first-time Intro to Improv students are invited to stay and enjoy that night’s Supernova show for free.
** The Supernova: Friday Night Improv Comedy, 8:30pm. $10.

* The Prettybads Album Release Party at Notsuoh, 314 Main St. 8pm. With: Since Always, Brumes and Broke Off. Doors at 8pm. Punk rock.

* The Secret Group Comedy Showcase: 1 Year Anniversary at Eureka! 941 W 18th St. 9pm. Free entry! Hosted by Zahid Dewji & Gabe Bravo.

* Yo! HTX Let’s Kick it! at The West End – A Public House, 5320 Westheimer. 6 year Anniversary Party! 90s Music all night. DJ 4-8pm, and Themonicasband 8-12. All neon and blacklight inside. Free entry!

* 713 Day at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama St.
6:20 PM Paulina Sjoberg Music
7:00 PM Western Bling
8:00 PM Howard and the Nosebleeds
9:00 PM SoulDig
10:00 PM DJ Sun

* 7.13 Fest//TGPHTX//Friday 13th Party! at Screwston Records, 2122 Center St. 7-2.

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Thursday, July 12th ~ Live Music, Art, Dance, Open Mics, Free Museums, Comedy, and more! Feel free to share

* All Shook Up at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 8:15-11:15pm. Free musical produced by Theatre Under The Stars (every night through the 15th).

* Backyard Jams Featuring Dollie Barnes & VODI at Historic Market Square Houston, 301 Milam St, 7-10pm. VODI 7pm, Dollie Barnes 8pm.

* Cafeza Presents – Writer’s Block, 1720 Houston Ave. 8-11pm. A semi-weekly gathering of poets, MCs, and wordsmiths in Houston’s historic First Ward Arts District. Sign up for the open mic via the link on the event page. Free admission and open to all ages, but seating is limited so go early for the best seats.

* Chis Seymore * Sergio Trevino * Mikey Drag LIVE at The Big Top at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge, 3717 Main St, 9pm.

* Cultured Cocktails with The Flamenco Poets Society at Bar Boheme, 307 Fairview St. 5-8pm. The event will feature the poetry of Pablo Neruda read by local artist poet, Reyes Ramirez and Sevillanas dance sponsored by Escuela Flamenca de Lucia, Lucia Rodriguez on cante and Valdemar Phoenix on guitar.

Free admission every Thursday to the following museums:
* Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 6-9pm.
* The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. 2-7pm.
* The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. 10am-9pm.

* Happy Hour w/ Beetle! Every Thursday! Always Free! at The Continental Club, Houston, TX, 3700 Main St. 7-10pm.

* Official Grand Opening – The Clubhouse at Social Graces Social Club, 1201 Fannin Street Suite 131, 7-9pm. Free admission but you must register via the Eventbrite link on the event page in order to get your drink tickets.

* Performance | Comedy Show at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose Blvd. 6:30-7:45pm. The show is hosted by Houston comedy scene regulars Dusti Rhodes and Nick Meriwether.

* Plug N Play Thursdays at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr. Acoustic Open Mic. Sign up to play begins at 8pm, show begins at 9. Hosted by Jay Bee Zay.

* Samba Dance Class at Midtown Park, 2811 Travis St. 7-9pm. Bringing a dance partner is not necessary to participate. The class is free and open to all skill levels. Instruction is provided by the Brazilian Arts Foundation.

* Summer Sounds: Arazeel at Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St, 7-9pm. An evening of music on the plaza with complimentary beverages provided by Saint Arnold Brewing Company, all-natural pops for sale by Popfancy Pops, and delicious snacks! Pay What You Can, suggested value $10 per person.

* Vibrations and Libations: A Little Bit Rock ‘N’ Roll at The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. 6-10pm. Free event. Doors close 9pm. Featuring Cw 39 Newsfix Houston, Texas anchorman, GREGO. Sounds by DJ Nursic. Live performance collaboration with Splice Records TX & Arthur Yoria. Curated local artists displayed throughout the museum by Chelsea Mariah Lemmons + Special Photography Showcase by Violeta Alvarez Photography. Kaleidoscope Houston featuring local Houston designers to showcase Houston’s diverse and talented creative community in design and fashion. Sponsors: Deep Eddy Vodka& Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

* White Oak Music Hall events, 2915 N Main St:
** C.W. Stoneking, D.Kosmo, 7pm.
** Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Shamir at 8pm.

   

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Wednesday, July 11th. Art, Live Music, Dance, Drumming, Open Mics, Comedy, Local Markets, and more! Feel free to share!

* All Shook Up at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 8:15-11:15pm. Free musical produced by Theatre Under The Stars (every night the 10th through the 15th).

* Central City Co-Op (2515 Waugh Dr) is open to the public every Wednesday from 9am-6:30pm. Membership in the co-op is not required to shop there but does get you lower prices. Volunteer opportunities also available.

* HFC Second Wednesday at Notsuoh, 314 Main St, 9pm with The Heights Funk Collective.

* Jazz Duo at Brasil – Free Live Music, 8:30-10:30pm. No cover. Chase DeMaster, Zach Sandel Alderman, Nathan Meyer.

* Karaoke at Dean’s Downtown, 316 Main St. 9-2.

* Karaoke Night at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 10pm.

* Open Mic ft. Rayner Shyne + Diamond Mason with Write About Now at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 7:30-10:30pm. Open Mics are open to all. You get one poem under 3 minutes! Sign up list goes up at 7:30pm. $5 CASH. $6 CARD.

* The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club hosts a Big & Easy Blues Jam every Wednesday starting at 9:30pm. All welcome! No cover.

* The Midtown Bar & Grill Comedy Open Mic, 415 W Gray St, Every Wednesday at 9:30pm. First-timers, stand-up comedy fans, and all Houston comics welcome. Bar-backed and spacious w/ plenty of seats to see locals try their hand at making you laugh. It’s free. Sign-up and perform. 5 minutes each.

* Wednesday Midnight Drum Circle at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. Feel free to bring a drum, shaker, cowbell or hula hoop and join in the fun. If you want to go earlier, POTROAST plays 10:30-11:59 and Hellina Bucket opens the show 8-10:30.

* World’s Greatest Wednesdays and Comedy at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr, 8-11. $2 tacos, $2 Tecate, $2 Margaritas.

* The Suffers Listening Party & Vinyl Night at MKT BAR, 1001 Austin St, 7-10pm.

*$2 BILL: Two Dollar Comedy Show Every Wednesday at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 8pm. Hosted by Katie McGee, Stephen Brandau, Radu Bondar & Grady Pruitt with new lineups every week + $2 Tecate cans and $5 Espolon shots during the show + FREE chips and salsa from El Real Tex-Mex Cafe. Karaoke to follow at 10 pm.

* 8pm Blues/Fusion Social Dance at Nouveau, 2913 Main St, 2913 Main St, 8-11:30pm.

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Tuesday, July 10th. Live Music, Art, Poetry, Comedy, Open Mics, Local Markets, Free Circus Arts class, Body by Broadway, Free Yoga, and more! Feel free to share!

* Acoustic Open Mic Tuesday! at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer. Sign up at 7pm, Singer Songwriter Open Mic 7:30-2. Must bring musical instrument (no back tracks allowed). No cover. Cash specials at the bar. Taco truck outside.

* Axelrad Night Market | Every Tuesday Evening, 1517 Alabama St. 5-9pm. Local farmers, artists, makers & designers! Drink specials & food trucks! Also catch a flick in the Hammock Garden or check out the open mic upstairs as well (Moody Tuesdays).

* Body By Broadway at Historic Market Square Houston, 301 Milam St, 6:30-7:30pm. Sing, squat and plank along to some of your favorite Broadway tunes. In partnership with Theatre Under The Stars and Define body & mind Houston, this bi-monthly series takes place every 2nd and last Tuesday of the month through August. Free event!

* Discovery Green (1500 McKinney) events today include:
** Free Circus Arts class 6-8pm taught by Cirque La Vie
** Free Core Focused Yoga 6:30-7:30pm.

* Effin’ Rager with Conner and Ned! at PJ’s Sports Bar, 614 W Gray St, 8pm. Pay What You Can!

* Fashion After 5: Fresh Faces at Moxie’s Grill & Bar – Houston, 6:30-8:30pm. Hosted by The Fashion Group International of Houston, Inc. This event is free and open to the public.

* Heights Vinyl OPEN MIC, 3301 Cline St, every Tuesday 9pm. “This is a managed music free-for-all. Musicians jump in and out. Mics passed around to singers. POSITIVE/COLLABORATORY VIBES ONLY. 1st Timers welcome, old timers try out new material. Any and ALL types of Instruments welcome.”

* Industry Night Karaoke (9pm) at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. Free every Tuesday.

* Levy Park Houston offers Free Yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm. (Also on Saturday and Sunday at 10am.) The classes are taught by Joy Yoga Center.

* Open Mic Comedy at Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer. Sign up starts around 8pm. Show starts at 9/10.

* Plug N’ Play At Winbern, 3701 Travis, 8pm-2am. Plug N’ Play has expanded to Tuesdays! Same quality open mic at another location. Enjoy some great music from local musicians. Sign up starts at 8pm, music at 9pm.

* Poetry Fix: Carolyn Dahl & Tom Harter at Fix Coffeebar, 415 Westheimer, 6:30-8pm.

* Rice University Farmers Market, 5600 Greenbriar Dr. every Tuesday rain or shine 3:30-6:30pm. Fresh, local, real food. Free entry and free parking.
 

* Summer Jazz! at Mongoose Versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen St, 9-12 with Art Fristoe, Andre Hayward, Daleton J Lee, and David Craig.

* The Moth “Age” – The Ballroom at Warehouse Live, 813 Saint Emanuel St. Doors: 6:30 PM | Show: 7:30 PM | All Ages. Tickets: $10 GA SEATED.

* Troubadour Tuesday with Bill Kirchen & Max Flinn at Cottonwood Houston, 3422 N Shepherd Dr. 6-9pm. They’ll also be showcasing a Vintage Car Exhibit Inspired by Bill Kirchen’s Hot Rod Lincoln song.

* Vinyl Tuesdays! 90’s Night! at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main St. Starting at 7pm with Comedy by BETA Theater. Music at 9pm. No cover.

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Monday, July 9th event options. Open Mic, Open Music Jams, Jazz, Art, Comedy, Karaoke & more. Feel free to share!

* Artist In Residence Program Info Session at MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main St. 6pm. Hosted by Dance Source Houston.

* Cafeza Presents – Jazz Jam in the First Ward, 1720 Houston Ave. 8-11pm. Weekly jam with Latin jazz percussionist Charlie Perez and friends. Wide repertoire of Latin, Caribbean, and Brazilian pieces, as well as jazz standards. Players and singers are welcome to sit in with the band. No cover.

* Catbirds hosts a Jazz Jam every Monday night, 1336 Westheimer, 9-12. No cover, drink specials all night.

* Cutthroat Comedy Open Mic at PJ’s. Cheap Drinks and No Cover, 614 W Gray St, 8-10pm.

* Gouge Away, Portrayal Of Guilt, Amygdala, Lace at Satellite Bar, 6922 Harrisburg Blvd. 8pm.

* HUG talk – Planning Your Fall Garden at West Gray Multiservice Center, 1475 W Gray St, 6:30-8:30pm. Hosted by Houston Urban Gardeners. Time to plan, shop & in some cases, start seeds.

* Jypsy Rose hosts Monday Night Jam at Emmit’s Place, 4852 Benning Dr. 8-12. Open jam, all musicians welcome! A fun night whether you listen or play!

* Live Vibraphone Jazz Night! With Harry Sheppard at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy, 8-10pm. No cover. Harry Sheppard is a jazz vibraphone player who has recorded and played with Roy Eldridge, Lana Cantrell, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Barbra Streisand, and more!

* Monday Night Karaoke at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr. 8-2 with Bob Lane and friends. $1 pool, $1 Frozen Mimosa’s, and other specials!

* Rudyard’s Open Mic Comedy Night (Free!! doors 7:30pm), 2010 Waugh Dr.

* The Heights Great American Pie Contest at Houston Heights City Hall & Fire Station, 6:30-8:30pm. This event is open to all, whether you’re a Heights neighbor or simply a pie aficionado. Hosted by Houston Heights Association.

* The Wldlfe, Anchor North, McAllister, Camera Cult at White Oak Music Hall, 2915 N Main St, 7pm.

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Sunday Funday! July 8th event options include Hula Hooping, Art, Live Music, Local Farmers Markets, Comedy, and more! Feel free to share

* Art Party / Potluck at Tropidelia, 3715 Market St. 4:30-10pm. Have fun painting, playing music and meeting other artists. This event is open for everybody. It is a BYOB + Potluck style eats and drinks. Bring finger food and drinks to share. For visual artists bring your own supplies. There will be wood panels to work on if you want to create a large format piece or a collab. Musicians can bring instruments for an acoustic open jam session.

* Bachata Practica at Sterling House in Houston! 3015 Bagby, 6-10pm. Hosted by Latin Dance Factory. 6-7:30pm Bachata Turns class mixer. No partner needed. 7:30-10pm Bachata Practica to awesome Bachata music. $5 Online or $10 At the Door (Cash).

* Blues Benefit for a Blues Brother! at The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby Dr, 2-7pm. Musicians & bands that are currently lined up to play for Robert Taylor’s medical issues include Rick Lee, Evelyn Rubio, Great Scott and The Almighties, Tony Vega Band, Little Terry & The Bluesbirds, Bluestown Shakedown, and Jonn Del Toro Richardson. Silent auction as well.

* Bryan Anthony at MKT BAR, Sunday, 7/8, 12-3 PM, 1001 Austin St. No cover.

* Cafeza Sessions with Patric Johnston, 1720 Houston Avenue, 8-10pm. Free admission.

* East End Farmers Market, 2800 Navigation Blvd. 10am-2pm.

* Escuela / Burnout / Ans / Tokyo Gas Attack at La Playa, 2719 Alabama St. 9-12. $5.

* GUST Reader’s Workshop with Grown-up Storytime at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. 2-4pm. If you’re interested in reading at Grown-up Storytime, attend this free workshop (RSVP required). They’ll go over the nuts and bolts (what is a microphone, how does it work??), style elements, and give you a story to perform at the workshop and receive feedback on.

* Hot Jazz Sundays at Rudz (6-8pm, free), 2010 Waugh Dr. 6-8pm. Gypsy swing and Traditional jazz out on the patio. Musicians, bring your instruments as this is an open jam. Dancers, swing dance lesson from 6-7, so bring your dancing shoes! Patrons, this is a free event so tip your bartenders.

* Hula Hooping at Under The Radar! 1506 Truxillo St, 12-3pm. Space City Spin Hoop Troupe will be there, showing off their skills and helping you hone your own! Adult sized hoops provided; have some brews and play! Plenty of parking, plenty of space, and a food truck!!

* The Secret Group events:
** 8th Wonder Comedy Hour at The Secret Group at The Secret Group 6pm.
** Comedy Pro-Am Open Mic at The Secret Group, Think you’re funny? Sign up to perform, professional stand-up comedians! Know that you’re not? You can watch for FREE! 10pm.
** Stacked Like Pancakes at The Box at The Secret Group. Baltimore-based brass-rock band. Doors 7 PM | Show 8 PM. $10 ADV | $12 DAY OF.

* Vans Warped Tour ’18 : Houston, TX at NRG Park, 1 NRG Park.

* West Alamarket | Every Sunday Afternoon at West Alabama Ice House, 1919 W Alabama St. 12-6pm. The event will host men’s and women;s apparel, eclectic foods, craft jewelry, art, and other merchandise. Kid and pet friendly.

* 2d Sunday Market Summer Bazaar & Garage Sale at Dan Electros, 1031 E 24th St. 3-7pm. FREE TO VEND (by arrangement only).

* 5 Year Anniversary Fiesta at Pistolero’s, 1517 Westheimer, 12-8pm.

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Saturday, July 7th event options. Art, Live Music, Dance, Comedy, Local Markets, and More! Feel free to share!

* A Midsummer Night’s Major Rager at Almighty Moon Tower Inn, 3004 Canal St. Free entry.
5pm – The Real McCoys
6pm – FROG HAIR
7pm – Jody
8pm – Darwin’s
9pm – Funeral Horse

* Blue Field Market: Shop Local, Live Music, Free Yoga, Beer, 2619 Polk St. Local Vendors – 6pm to 10pm. (Free Yoga with Fitness in the Loop is from 6pm to 7pm. Live Music with The Sundogs is from 7pm to 10pm.)

* BODEGA BLOCK PARTY, 1401 Sterrett St. 5-9pm. Food, drinks, creators and curators! LIVE musical performance by Grisel Barrera & Joyce Day + Local Vendors.

* Bombón Presenta WEPA! TX + El Danzón at Sterling House, 3015 Bagby, 7-2. $10 b4 10pm or DONATIONS.

* Chalk on the Block at Bagby Park, 415 Gray St, 10am-2pm.

* DAZE / Pretty Vacant / Quinn the Brain / Goodnight Gallows at Dan Electros, 1031 E 24th St. Doors at 8pm, $5 cover.

* El Bambi 2 Year Celebration + Market, 4721 N Main St Suite G, 6-9pm. Free to attend. Dad’s Records will be spinning tunes. Kickin’ Kombucha will be there with booch (and booze). Free beer!

* Eleanora’s Market, 2120 Ella Blvd. 8am-12pm.

* Graveltooth Album Release w/ Josh Pearson Trio at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St. Doors 8pm. Josh Pearson Trio 9pm, Graveltooth 10:30pm.

* House Party: Salsa Bachata Party & Social at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 8pm-2am.

* LDV*Sniper 66*Gen Why*AGD*Broke Off at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. Doors 8pm. Bands 9pm. $8 cover.

* Market Noir by Post Flea at Post HTX, 401 Franklin St. 5-10pm. Free entry.

* Night Market – First Saturday Arts Market, 540 W. 19th St. 6-10pm. Live Music with Texas Johnny Boy from 6-8pm, and Robert Kuhn Music from 8:30-10pm.

* Pizza Party at the wonderful Love Buzz, 412 Westheimer Rd, 2-6pm. Tunes provided by Dayta and Squincy Jones. Free pizza + celebratory drink specials.

* Poets of Weaving the Terrain at Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St. 7-8pm.

* Shade at The Flat, 1701 Commonwealth St, House Music.

* The Rest of the Guys / Treehouse Project / Another Pearl Harbor at Notsuoh, 314 Main St, 8pm. 21+

* Urban Harvest Farmers’ Market @ Eastside, 3000 Richmond Ave. Houston’s oldest and largest farmers market. Open every Saturday year-round from 8am-12pm. Featuring over 60 vendors!

* Weekend warrior art market at The Hardy & Nance Studios, 902 Hardy St. 6-10pm. Music from Couchloaf Records, along with free drinks, raffles , visual arts, and live spray painting .5$ at door.

* White Oak Music Hall events, 2915 N Main St.
** Homesafe, Hot Mulligan, Jetty Bones, Heart Attack Man
** Wild Moccasins “Look Together” Album Release Show

* Volcán at Axelrad Beer Garden- Houston, Tx, 1517 Alabama, 8pm. No cover.

* YOUniverSOUL Free CommUNITY Yoga at Midtown Park, 2811 Travis St. 9am. Free!

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Friday, July 6th event options include Live Music, Art, Poetry, Dance, Comedy, Improv, and more! Feel free to share!

* Cosmic Chaos at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 8:00-8:30 Alternative Girl, 8:45-9:15 Paperwolf, 9:30-10:00 Howard and the Nosebleeds, 10:15-10:45 Cosmic Chaos,1:00-11:30 Shalva.

* First Friday Reading Series Presents: Deborah DEEP Mouton at Inprint, 1520 W Main St. 8:30pm. Always an open reading after the featured poet.Free and open to the public.

* Frida Kahlo’s Birthday Celebration at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama, 8:30-11:30pm with live music by Mariachi Tradición de Jalisco + Zoonido.

* Inprint Writing Cafe is open on Friday mornings from 9am-12pm to all writers who might like to write in the company of other writers. Coffee, tea, and sodas are available, all of which can be enjoyed for a 50 cent donation. 1520 West Main St.

* On Tonight / The Deadhearts / Oso Pequino at Notsuoh, 314 Main St. 8pm. 21+

* Robin Baker Art Opening at Khon’s beer.wine.art, 2808 Milam St, 7-11pm.

* Say Girl Say w/ Tee Vee + Romina Von Mohr at The Continental Club, Houston, TX, 3700 Main St, 9-2. $10.

* SHOP LOCAL FIRST Fridays at Holler Brewing Co. 2206 Edwards St. Suite A, 5-9pm.

* Station Theater 1230 Houston Ave events:
** Free Intro to Improv Class 7:30pm – just before the Supernova show. All first-time Intro to Improv students are invited to stay and enjoy that night’s Supernova show for free.
** The Supernova: Friday Night Improv Comedy, 8:30pm. $10. BYOB.

* TX/RX Labs Open House with tours at 7pm and 8pm. 205 Roberts St.

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Thursday, July 5th ~ Live Music, Art, Dance, Open Mics, Free Museums, and more! Feel free to share

* First Thursdays 7/5 – Short Films! at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy St, 8-10pm. Hosted by Houston Film Commission. Free to attend. 18+

Free admission every Thursday to the following museums:
* Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 6-9pm.
* The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Dr. 2-7pm.
* The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet St. 10am-9pm.

 

Wednesday, July 4th. Happy 4th of July! Art, Live Music, Dance, Drumming, Open Mics, Poetry, Comedy, Local Markets, and more! Feel free to share!
(*Some events may be canceled because of the rain. You might check the individual event page for updates before heading over.)

* Brews & Blues at South Bank, 702 W. Dallas, 6-9pm. Music with The Mighty Orq.

* Central City Co-Op (2515 Waugh Dr) is open to the public every Wednesday from 9am-6:30pm. Membership in the co-op is not required to shop there but does get you lower prices. Volunteer opportunities also available.

* (*Canceled due to weather, but fireworks will still go off at 9:35pm) Citgo Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park

* Dan Electros 2nd Annual 4th of July Barbecue Extravaganza, 1031 E 24th St, 2-7pm. Music with JohnWayneIsDead.

* Date with a Night 1 year Anniversary! at Etro Lounge, 1424 suite A Westheimer,, 9:30-2. Video dance party w/ DJ BrandonD & GRRRL PARTS DJs. 21+ No cover.

* Ice Cream Social + Art Auction at John Palmer Art Gallery & Studio, 1218 Heights Blvd, 2-4pm. This event is Casual, Free and Family-Friendly.

* July 4th Sale 50% OFF Everything at TexasThrift Houston, 9750 Fondren Rd. 6am-9pm.

* Karaoke at Dean’s Downtown, 316 Main St. 9-2.

* Karaoke at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 10pm.

* Red, White and True Ladies Open Mic hosted by Ebony Stewart, Write About Now at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer, 7:30-11pm. $5 CASH. $6 CARD.

* The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club hosts a Big & Easy Blues Jam every Wednesday starting at 9:30pm. All welcome! No cover.

* The Pierres (GA) w Second Lovers, Lotus Affair, Holy Worm, HIA at Spruce Goose: Social Flyers Club, 809 Congress. Doors at 8pm. All ages (ID required – NO reentry for minors) • $5/$8.

* Washington Avenue July 4th Block Party at Platypus Brewing, 1902 Washington Ave, Suite E, 12pm-11pm. Party on Silver St and the front parking lot. Fabulous view to Freedom over Texas fireworks. Live music. Craft Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks. BBQ, tacos and more. Family friendly. Dog friendly. Live music from Kicking Klouds (2-6pm) and Grand Old Grizzly (7-pm).

* World’s Greatest Wednesdays and Comedy at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr, 8-11. $2 tacos, $2 Tecate, $2 Margaritas.

* $2 BILL: Two Dollar Comedy Show Every Wednesday at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 8pm. Hosted by Katie McGee, Stephen Brandau, Radu Bondar & Grady Pruitt with new lineups every week + $2 Tecate cans and $5 Espolon shots during the show + FREE chips and salsa from El Real Tex-Mex Cafe. Karaoke to follow at 10 pm.

* 4th of July Backyard BBQ with PotRoast and The Drum Circle at Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance St, 10-2. Bring your hand drum or glow props for 1/2 off cover! 21+ $6 at the door. (Under 21 $10 at the door.) Music with PotRoast and The Wednesday Night Drum Circle.

* 4th of July Bash | CraftPAC Benefit at Holler Brewing Co. 2206 Edwards St. Suite A, 4-10pm.

* 4th of July Music & Fireworks Spectacular! at Karbach Brewing Restaurant and Patio ,2032 Karbach St. 7-10pm.

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Tuesday, July 3rd. Live Music, Art, Comedy, Open Mics, Local Markets, and more! Feel free to share!

* Acoustic Open Mic at House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline St, 6-9pm.

* Acoustic Open Mic Tuesday! at Avant Garden, 411 Westheimer. Sign up at 7pm, Singer Songwriter Open Mic 7:30-2. Must bring musical instrument (no back tracks allowed). No cover. Cash specials at the bar. Taco truck outside.

* Axelrad Night Market | Every Tuesday Evening, 1517 Alabama St. 5-9pm. Local farmers, artists, makers & designers! Drink specials & food trucks! Also catch a flick in the Hammock Garden or check out the open mic upstairs as well.
** Moody Tuesdays Open Mic upstairs at Axelrad 7:30-9:30pm. Music, comedy, and poetry are all allowed.

* Batman & Catwoman Wedding Launch Party (Westheimer & Clear Lake) at Bedrock City Comic Co. 6516 Westheimer, Suite D, 10pm-12:30am.

* Chubby Checker & The Wildcats at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 8:30-10:30pm.

* Conrad Johnson’s Big Band at Emmit’s Place, 4852 Benning Dr. 8-11pm.

* Heights Vinyl Open Mic at Heights Vinyl, 3301 Cline St, 10pm-12am. Beginners, pros or anything in between. Doesn’t matter. Bring positive vibes and maybe some beer.

* Industry Night Karaoke (9pm) at Rudyard’s British Pub, 2010 Waugh Dr. Free every Tuesday.

* Jazz and pretzels! at Mongoose Versus Cobra, 1011 McGowen St. 9-12.

* Local Flavor: Flavor Space (Local Flavor + Share Space Collab) at Sterling House, 3015 Bagby, 8pm. Hosted by The Department of Dance and DJ Matthew Dunn.

* Neo Benshi 44 at The Secret Group, 2101 Polk St. 8pm. $5.

* Rice University Farmers Market, 5600 Greenbriar Dr. every Tuesday rain or shine 3:30-6:30pm. Fresh, local, real food. Free entry and free parking.
 

* Vinyl Tuesdays! Suprise DJ! ! at Shoeshine Charley’s Big Top Lounge, 3714 Main St. Starting at 7pm with Comedy by BETA Theater. Music at 9pm. No cover.

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Monday, July 2nd event options. Open Mic, Open Music Jams, Jazz, Art, Comedy, Karaoke & more. Feel free to share!

* Bluestown Shakedown hosts Monday Night Jam at Emmit’s Place, 4852 Benning Dr. 8-12. Open jam, all musicians welcome! A fun night whether you listen or play!

* Books Artists Love: Gael Stack, David McGee, and Dana Frankfort at Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, 7-8pm.

* Cafeza Presents – Jazz Jam in the First Ward, 1720 Houston Ave. 8-11pm. Weekly jam with Latin jazz percussionist Charlie Perez and friends. Wide repertoire of Latin, Caribbean, and Brazilian pieces, as well as jazz standards. Players and singers are welcome to sit in with the band. No cover.

* Catbirds hosts a Jazz Jam every Monday night, 1336 Westheimer, 9-12. No cover, drink specials all night.

* Cutthroat Comedy Open Mic at PJ’s. Cheap Drinks and No Cover at PJ’s Sports Bar, 614 W Gray St, 8-10pm.

* Firestone Walker sponsors: Independence Day at Axelrad, 1517 Alabama St, 8-11pm. Free admission.

* Live Vibraphone Jazz Night! With Harry Sheppard at Brasil Houston, 2604 Dunlavy, 8-10pm. No cover. Harry Sheppard is a jazz vibraphone player who has recorded and played with Roy Eldridge, Lana Cantrell, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Barbra Streisand, and more!

* Monday Night Karaoke at Darwin’s! 33 Waugh Dr. 8-2 with Bob Lane and friends. $1 pool, $1 Frozen Mimosa’s, and other specials!

* Rudyard’s Open Mic Comedy Night (Free!! doors 7:30pm), 2010 Waugh Dr.

* The Wild Feathers In-Store Performance at Cactus Music, 2110 Portsmouth St, 5:30-6:30pm.

* The 4th of July Jazz Week at The Monday Nite Jazz Jam! at CAFE 4212, 4212 Almeda Rd. 8-12.

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