Da Camera presents Beethoven for All: Terra Nostra Ensemble

Christ the King Lutheran Church 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston

Da Camera presents “Beethoven for All: Terra Nostra Ensemble,” featuring Beethoven's String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6. The Houston-based Terra Nostra Ensemble is an innovative new ensemble dedicated to the performance, promotion and preservation of music by Latin-American and Iberian composers. Musicians are Rebecca Gu, violin; Mauricio Oliveros, violin; Jackson …

Free

Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown

Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts 800 Bagby Street Ste. 300, Houston

Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. It’s a face-off you won’t want to miss! All ages. Direct link: http://www.thehobbycenter.org/?q=node/2263 Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1965165737129807/ …

$44 – $64

Between the Lines

First Congregational Church 10840 Beinhorn, Houston, TX

Listen between the lines as the Musiqa Saxophone Quartet performs works that blur the divides between classical, jazz, and folk. The saxophone’s unmistakable timbre and expansive range have allowed the instrument to tiptoe genre lines effortlessly. Between the Lines features music— including Catherine Likhuta’s, groovy and syncopated “Hard to Argue” — that p¬ushes boundaries while …

Traces of Blue

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX

Celebrated abstract painter Robert Motherwell once stated “art is an experience, not an object.” Experience an evening of dynamic works that explore color, texture, and motion in music, featuring the world premiere of a piano trio by Karim Al-Zand’s, commissioned by Musiqa. Gaze into the creative process as celebrated Houston artist Geraldina Interiano Wise creates …

Reel Forces

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX

Kick-off Oscars weekend with an evening of the meta, the miniscule, and the far-reaching as Musiqa celebrates experimental film and live music. “Reel Forces” examines the traces of humanity, memory, and conflict through “Beyond Zero: 1914-1918,” a moving and mesmerizing film of rare WWI archival footage by auteur-director Bill Morrison, and scored for string quartet …

Counting Up

First Congregational Church 10840 Beinhorn, Houston, TX

Watch and listen as we build an ensemble one player at a time. In this mixtape of music of our time, encounter a world of works by emerging and established composers from Australia and Argentina to China and the United States. This program features a young artist ensemble, showcasing emerging talent in Houston, including a …

Mass Observation

St. Philip Presbyterian 4807 San Felipe, Houston

Scored for choir and six percussionists, “Mass Observation” by British-American composer Tarik O’Regan, receives its southwest premiere in this Houston Chamber Choir and MUSIQA collaboration. The work takes its title from the British social research organization, Mass-Observation, which aimed to record everyday life in the United Kingdom. It is a poignant meditation on the histories …

Origin Stories

Duncan Recital Hall, Rice University 6100 Main St., Houston

Even as borders are built and broken, music has the power to connect cultures. “Origin Stories” explores the mingling of cultures in a program featuring the premiere of Anthony Brandt’s “Songs from the Source: Nine African Folk Songs,” for soprano and ensemble. Musiqa travels to Cuba as Tania León retraces her Havana roots in “A …

Sebastian Maniscalco

Cullen Performance Hall 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX

The comedian, actor, and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco is giving a concert in our city as a part of his Stay Hungry 2018 Tour. Let's face it: in our increasingly tepid, polite, and politically correct culture we need more people like Sebastian Maniscalco. Forever able to seize the moment, never failing to speak his mind, …

$56

The Good Samaritans

Goode Co. Armadillo Palace 5015 Kirby Dr., Houston

Join us on Thursday August 8 for a performance by The Good Samaritans. This is a free show, so after you've enjoyed a three course dinner for Houston Restaurant Weeks, enjoy some Live Music in The Hall! 21+show

Free

Sugar Plum Fantasy concert presented by Houston Pride Band

Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH) 3400 Main Street, Houston, TX

Musical selections inspired by the Nutcracker Suite, with visions of other classic favorites dancing between them.

$12

Roger Creager Heads to Armadillo Palace for his Piano Bar Show on Saturday, December 28th!

Goode Company Armadillo Palace 5015 Kirby Drive, Houston

Roger Creager is heading to restaurant, bar and honky-tonk Goode Company Armadillo Palace for his Piano Bar Show! Texas-native Roger Creager loves adventure and traveling the world, but he never strays too far from his small-town, South Texas roots. His energy and passion for life invigorates his fan base. They get hooked on his charisma …

$20 – $25

Houston Pride Band Presents: Starry Night

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston 3400 Main St, Houston, TX

There is no greater place than Houston to celebrate our love of outer space and dreaming of the stars. Join the Houston Pride Band for a night of music inspired by the cosmos, including selections from Star Wars, The Planets, Star Trek, and other popular favorites. Special guest performance by the Bering UCC Handbell Ensemble.

$15
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