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CALENDAR

With a sizzling new album (Lust For Life) debuting at number one on the Billboard 200, the pop star is off on a new, highly anticipated 24-date tour. The singer/songwriter brings the LA To The Moon Tour on a big swing through Texas, and features Colombian pop singer Kali Uchis as her opening act.

Originally, his early musical heroes included the New Orleans stride players such as Fats Waller, Professor Longhair, and Teddy Wilson. However, he’s probably best known for a series of plaintive solo piano pieces on Windham Hill Records that began in the 1980s. Several of his albums from that period sold millions of copies each. His evocative piano compositions also helped popularize the beginnings of New Age music.

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The Grand 1894 Opera House (Galveston)

Smart Financial Centre (Sugar Land)

Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands)

Jones Hall

They infuse each performance with vitality and passion, living, learning, and perfecting their art with originality, innovation, and the sheer joy of making music together.

The global pop culture phenomenon is celebrating 25 years. They’re on tour with a new martial arts spectacular.

In 1994, the National Academy of Songwriters tabbed him Artist of the Year. The blue-eyed soul singer/guitarist remains a musical tour de force.

Enter a land of enchantment as the Symphony performs along with a local high school chorus in a special fairytale fantasy to help find your own song.

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Yamato, The Drummers of Japan

Power Rangers Live

Martin Sexton

Be Our Guest, Houston Symphony

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BJ Thomas

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His “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” was an Oscar winner and set the table for many more hits for the native Texan.

L7

House of Blues

The all-female grunge band has had a major influence on the riot grrrl musical movement in America. THROUGH MARCH 18

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Texas Lunar Festival

Satchmo at the Waldorf, Alley Theatre

Viet Hoa Center

Hubbard Theatre

The annual celebration of the Chinese New Year is a time to honor ancestral customs with performance, art displays, and more.

This moving portrait of trumpeter Louis Armstrong looks into the mind of an American musical genius and the man behind the legend.

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John Waite

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The former singer in The Babys has had a memorable solo career, too, with mega hits such as “Missing You” and more.

THROUGH MARCH 18

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission*

The Oscars’ Best Original Songs, Houston Symphony* Jones Hall

The program includes over 80 years of cinematic sounds, including “Over the Rainbow,” “The Way We Were,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Skyfall,” and “Let it Go.” MARCH 2

Garrick Ohlsson Plays Beethoven, Da Camera Stude Concert Hall

The celebrated pianist tackles four of Beethoven’s most beloved masterpieces, bringing to life the passionate and dramatic spirit of these revolutionary works.

Space Center Houston

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White Oak Music Hall (Downstairs)

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See more than 20 artifacts from the mission on this, the first time the command module has left the Smithsonian since a 1971 national tour.

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

MARCH 1

The extraordinary musician is considered among the best and the brightest of the young Celtic fiddlers in contemporary music.

Main Street Crossing (Tomball)

Mari Black

*Editor’s Choice 50

H O U S TO N H OT E L M A G A Z I N E

Larry Gatlin The native Texan is a country star with solid gold hits such as “Houston (One Day Closer to You)” and “All the Gold in California.”

Ron Pope The pop-rocker from North Georgia has released some stellar music including the singles "A Drop in the Ocean" and "I Believe."

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds House of Blues

The former Oasis guitarist and frontman began the solo project back in 2010 with a number of former Oasis bandmates, and continues today. MARCH 3

Cultural Kite Festival Brazos River Park (Sugar Land)

Kites will adorn the Texas skies with countries around the world represented in the annual community event that displays a mixture of international cultures and diversity. MARCH 3

Julian Bliss Septet: A Tribute to Benny Goodman The Grand 1894 Opera House (Galveston Island)

He’s one of the world’s finest clarinetists, excelling as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, jazz artist, and tireless musical explorer. MARCH 3

globalFEST Warehouse Live

Over the last decade, the company has become one of the most dynamic global music platforms. Catch an evening of infectious Latin style music.

Houston Hotel Magazine Winter + Holiday 2018  
Houston Hotel Magazine Winter + Holiday 2018