Top Choice Live Music in Houston

McGonigel's Mucky Duck

Acoustic, Irish, folk and country performers play nightly in pubby surrounds. Concert prices vary but Mondays (open-mike) and Wednesdays (Irish folk) are free. It's a great space with a classy supper-club look, and …
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 at the bar or dig into cheap Tex-Mex and listen to live m…
Jazz in Houston


Simply Houston's best place to hear jazz (just be sure to get there during its six hours of opening each week). Above the Black Labrador, this classy, intimate venue mixes some of the best Texas and international ja…
Live Music in Houston

White Oak Music Hall

An excellent addition to Houston's music scene, there are two indoor music venues as well as a vast open-air lawn with room for 3000. There are top local and touring musical acts.
Live Music in Houston


When the Fitz first opened in the late '70s everyone from Stevie Ray Vaughan to the Ramones played here. Today you might catch a grunge-rock or heavy-metal show. It's housed in an old wooden dance hall, a Heights la…
Live Music in Houston

Continental Club

You can't beat the top-notch rock, rockabilly and theme events at least five nights a week. It's got a good bar and patio; the performance hall has just the right atmospheric grunge and sweaty crunch.
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 southwest of town.
Classical Music in Houston

Houston Symphony

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada has won acclaim for his highly competent performances of mainstream classics.