Party on the Plaza
Head to Avenida Houston as Party on the Plaza continues on select Wednesdays in October and November! Catch local and regional bands perform for free along Avenida Plaza, in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center. Enjoy craft beer specials, food, games and more! Concerts and events take place from 6:00 - 10:00 pm.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Robert Ellis w/ The Texas Gentlemen
Based in Houston, Texas, Robert Ellis has toured with bands like Alabama Shakes, Old Crow Medicine Show and the Old 97's. The musician blends country, pop and jazz within his sound, and his talent brought the success of his second album, Photographs, being named one of the top 50 albums of 2011 by Songwriter Magazine.
The Texas Gentlemen have been named the "most exciting country act to emerge from Dallas recently" by Guide Live, this Texas group blends a sound like no other.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Ben Kweller w/ Wild Child
Ben Kweller brings his pop-rock beginnings and alternative mindset to the stage, having worked on music with Selina Gomez, Foo Fighters and more. He loves his fans and pours his life's stories into his work. Ben lives in the Hill Country of Texas, and has been staying away from the tour stage, as he has focused on writing music.
From Austin, Texas and with popular songs like Pillow Talk and Crazy Bird, Wild Child brings complex and catchy indie pop to listeners.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Bob Schneider w/ The Tontons
Bob Schneider is an Austin-based musician with diverse sounds of pop, folk, rock and country. Although not from the Bayou City, Schneider can be considered a local with his many concerts and annual Christmas performances in Houston.
The Tontons are an indie rock band from Houston, Texas, formed in 2007. The group has received numerous Houston Press Music Awards, and has performed at many of Houston's annual events.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The Molly Ringwalds w/ Roxy Roca
Covering all of your classic favorites, The Molly Ringwalds bring an 80's experience with hair, makeup, and energy. The group hails from Sheffield, England, and have dazzled audiences in the United States ever since.
Roxy Roca brings a mix of old and new, with a soulful sound, steady and dance-worthy beat, and energizing stage presence.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Old 97s w/ Seratones
With their major-label debut in 1996, the Dallas-based quartet produced their hit music out of the State of Texas. The group has 11 studio albums and has appeared on Conan and is a favorite of many Hollywood stars.
Coming from Shreveport, Louisiana, Seratones serve up a combination of Soutnern musicality, garage rock and general greatness.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Reverend Horton Heat w/ Jesse Dayton
Named as one of the most popular psychobilly artists of all time, The Reverend Horton Heat created a 90's cult with constant touring, maniac showmanship and a twisted sense of humor.
Jesse Dayton has built a following through performances through North America and Europe, and at a young age, played with artists like Waylon Jennings, Ray Price and Willie Nelson.
Food and Beverage
Those attending Party on the Plaza will find an array of restaurants among Avenida Plaza. Restaurants are open daily and will be closing at 11 pm. You can find more about where to eat here. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from cash/credit bar stations along the plaza. Outside alcoholic beverages will not be allowed.
From 5:00 - 6:00 pm each concert night, come out early for our $4 draft beer special!