Live Music in Houston

Continental Club

Not everyone loves the close quarters at Continental Club. But you can't beat the top-notch rock, rockabilly and theme events five nights a week. Convenient to the light rail in Midtown.
Live Music in Houston

McGonigel's Mucky Duck

Acoustic, Irish, folk and country performers play nightly in pubby surrounds. Concert prices vary – typically running $22 to $30 – but Mondays (open-mic) and Wednesdays (Irish folk) are free. It's a great space with…
Live Music in Houston

Rudyard's Pub

Host to unusual fare (grown-up storytime, punk comedy), plus a mix of experimental and indie bands, Rudyard's is a reliable spot for a fun night out. A great selection of microbrews and good pub grub (especially the…
Live Music in Houston

Last Concert Cafe

For a real local original, find your way to the warehouse district northeast of downtown. After you knock on the red door (there's no sign), you can hang out drinking frothy suds at the bar or dig into cheap Tex-Mex…
Live Music in Houston


Simply Houston's best place to hear jazz. Above the Black Labrador this classy, intimate venue mixes some of the best Texas and international jazz with a very cool piano bar.
Gay & Lesbian in Houston

EJ's Bar

EJ’s Bar puts some hunky eye candy on display during regular amateur strip shows.
Strip Club in Houston


Greed isn’t the only sin running rampant ’round Houston. They’ve got lust covered pretty well too, from the torrid to the tame. Let’s start with the torrid. If you’ve ever asked yourself, ‘Is everything really bigge…
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Blanco's Bar & Grill

One of the few places to hear country music within the city limits. Blanco's is every bit the old-fashioned honky-tonk, complete with a tight dance floor. Note the weekday-only hours; live music Wednesday through Fr…
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When the Fitz first opened in the late '70s everyone from Stevie Ray Vaughn to the Ramones played here. Today you might catch a grunge rock or heavy metal show.
Live Music in Houston

Firehouse Saloon

Live Texas music with a twang. Though you can catch the odd rock or rockabilly band playing at this big barnlike place, most of the acts are pure country. It's worth the trip southwest of town on I-59.