during February of houston chronicle published an article titled “Houston Is One of the Worst U.S. Cities for Music Lovers, According to One Study.” Based on research by real estate site Clever, a real estate site that “helps people make smarter real estate decisions and save money,” the story sparked a small stir online among local music lovers. caused
If music is central to Houston’s cultural reputation, why is Houston underrated as a place for the arts? Suppose you want to determine a city’s live music feature based on the presence of . In that case, Houston is not running for him for one big reason. It’s hot. It is hot here all year round, unbearable during the day and humid at night.But if there is one we have, it is space.
So Houston is another way to get live music, with local DJs and a deep and rich network of venues focused on all kinds of music. In the past, nearly 10,000 Houstonians have seen performances by The Beatles, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix and more in spaces like the Sam Houston Coliseum. (He was also one of the last places John F. Kennedy spoke to before his assassination.) Southern Star’s amphitheater is located within his theme park, Bob his Dylan to Weird. A variety of performances were seen, from Al to his Yankovic. The former liquor warehouse on McKinney Street was home to Houston’s rock scene from 1987 to 1992. During that time, The Axiom hosted appearances by Nirvana, The Flaming Lips, H-Town’s local Sugar Shack, and other notable punk, metal, funk and hardcore bands.
In other words, Houston has always been a major part of the nation’s music scene, even though it seems like an often-overlooked city. got the torch and is making plenty of space for live music.
The expansive lawns, indoor concert spaces and rooftop of White Oak Music Hall have welcomed artists such as Khruangbin, Rare Americans and Big Freedia. One of his newest hubs for Houston’s culture and events, 713 Music Hall hosts Tobe Nwigwe, Denzel Curry, Giveon, Alkaline Trio, Coheed & Cambria, and the venue’s upcoming schedule is packed with more. Despite a few name changes, the Bayou Music Center continues to host big names like COIN, Alan Walker, Teyana Taylor and Kehlani to fill its 3,000 seats. Below the main hall is a club called 40 Below Bunker where you can play pool and enjoy the atmosphere after the show.
The Southern Star Amphitheater may have disappeared along with the Astroworld location. But NRG Park hosts the world’s biggest rodeo, boasting performances from Beyoncé, Guns N’ Roses, Taylor Swift and The Rolling Stones. While stadium-filling artists like Kendrick Lamar, Bad Bunny and Tyler, The Creator fill Minute Maid Park and Toyota Center, there are plenty of smaller venues for Houstonites to experience live music. Old and new venues like Warehouse Live, House of Blues and Smart Financial Center continue to bring rock, rap, gospel, electronic and everything in between. Those who can tolerate the heat and humidity can sit on the lawn of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion or enjoy a free, always-on show at the Miller Outdoor Theater. Smaller, more intimate shows showcasing local talent continue to flock to Last Concert Café, The Secret Group and Wonky Power.
If there are some names here that you don’t recognize, that’s good. check them out. But from now on, use real estate sites to find insights about homes, not concerts.