Blue Man Group June 04 - 09, 2013 Location: Jones Hall, Address: 615 Louisiana St
The wildly popular Blue Man Group, the sensational blue-painted trio known for its unique brand of comedy and music, is set to electrify Houston’s Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. The Blue Man Group goes beyond simple descriptions and adjectives. In fact, the group’s interactive performances have been hailed as explosive, intense, powerful, and outrageously fun, among others. And why not? Every Blue Man Group show is known for its stunning explosion of music, colors, technology, raw imagination, and wit. The contagious energy that pulsates and runs through every Blue Man Group performance is sure to engage and thrill its Houston audience like no other show can.
Comicpalooza 2013 May 24 to 26, 2013 Location: George R. Brown Convention Center Address: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Comicpalooza is a three-day sci-fi and fantasy extravaganza in Downtown Houston. Join celebrities such as Kris Holden-Reid, Sam Huntington and Craig Parker for this multi-platform event that brings together comics, fantasy, horror, steam punk, New Media, movies, film, gaming and of course sci-fi.
Free Press Summer Fest June 01 - 02, 2013 Location: Eleanor Tinsley Park Address: 500 Allen Parkway
The Free Press Summer Fest is an annual two-day music festival held at Buffalo Bayou’s Eleanor Tinsley Park. The fifth annual event featured more than 150 national and local acts on eight stages with a weekend attendance of more than 60,000. This year’s installment will feature bands suchIggy and the Stooges, Social Distortion, rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Grace Potter, Alabama Shakes, electro-pop duo Postal Service and many more. The festival was started to emphasize local musical performers, visual arts, and artists.
Dancin’ in the Street... Motown & More Revue May 23 to May 26, 2013 Location: Miller Outdoor Theatre Address: 6000 Hermann Park Drive
The thrill on the hill, Dancin’ in the Street... Motown & More Review is back for another soul-filled Memorial Day Weekend at Miller! Featuring Houston’s most happening entertainers and the Bacement Soul Orchestra, Dancin’ in the Street... covers timeless classics of legendary Motown artists and many, many more soul music greats. The 2013 concert spectacular features tributes to Chaka Khan and Jackson 5, as well as the return of the music of James Brown! Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm.
Fifty Years of Bond May 30 - 31, 2013 Location: Emery/ Weiner Becker Theatre Address: 9825 Stella Link Road
Fifty Years of Bond: A Concert Celebration of five decades of Bond themes. Presented with Glorious Full Orchestra, and a mixture of both Houston and Broadway talent and directed by Tyce Green. Starring: Broadway stars Tari Kelly and Cortney Wolfson, and Houston locals Jenna Burns, Kristin Warren, and Erin Wasmund. Fifty Years of Bond is presented with glorious full orchestra, featuring 20 of the most popular Bond themes of all time, including favorites like Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, and many more.
Flashdance - The Musical June 04 - June 16, 2013 Location: Broadway Across America Address: 800 Bagby Street
What a feeling! Flashdance, the pop culture phenomenon and runaway international success, is now live on stage! It all started with a dream. To be bigger. To burn brighter. To dance harder. Now is the time to live the dream all over again. Based on the movie that defined a generation, Flashdance – The Musical tells the unforgettable story of Alex, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh striving to make her dreams of becoming a professional dancer a reality. Directed and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo.
Houston Children’s Chorus May 01 to June 30, 2013 Address: 6100 Main St., Houston
The Houston Children’s Chorus is currently holding auditions for our 2013-14 Season. Visit their website for more information www.houstonchildren.org