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FEBRUARY 21

Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands)

FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 8

The Sleeping Beauty, Houston Ballet

Wortham Theater Center

The pianist may be best known for reflective recordings, specifically for the Windam Hill label spawning a genre of music forever forth known as New Age. His stripped-down, plaintive live shows are often near-spiritual experiences for audiences.

FEBRUARY 21 *

American Mavericks: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Da Camera Wortham Theater Center

The Grammy-winning ensembles honors innovative guitar-masters, from rock innovators Hendrix and Zappa, to Chet Atkins, Flatt and Scruggs and young jazz virtuoso Julian Lage. FEBRUARY 22

Goya’s World, Ars Lyrica Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

The turbulent environment of the celebrated Spanish artist takes center stage in a multimedia program featuring lively instrumental and vocal works. FEBRUARY 22-23

Marc Broussard, Jackie Venson Heights Theater

Louisiana born and raised, his music is thick as a swamp with number of influences including blues, rock and soul. FEBRUARY 24

Pepper

White Oak Music Hall (Downstairs)

Originally formed in the 1990’s on the West Coast, the band plays energized sets of Reggae and alt-rock. FEBRUARY 26

Johnny Lee

Main Street Crossing (Tomball)

His “Looking For Love (In All the Wrong Places)” helped launch America’s Urban Cowboy craze in the 1980’s. *Editor’s Choice 46

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Connor Walsh as Price Florimund and Yuriko Kajiya as Princess Aurora Photo by Amitava Sarkar

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George Winston

A princess is cursed by an evil fairy, then doomed to sleep for a hundred years only to be awakened by the kiss of a prince. Sir Ben Stevenson’s lavish production originally premiered in 1990 and is recognized among the supreme achievements of classical ballet.

FEBRUARY 27

FEBRUARY 28

FEBRUARY 29

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Main Street Crossing (Tomball)

House of Blues

His album Somewhere In Between released in 2018 is a satisfying trip through the talented Austin musician’s growing catalog of songs.

His country chart busters include “Rebecca Lynn,” “Some Else’s Star” and his biggest hit to date, “So Much for Pretending.”

He blends rockabilly guitar licks, with hard driving Texas blues to form an unbeatable night of music and entertainment.

FEBRUARY 27

FEBRUARY 28

FEBRUARY 29

The Secret Group

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Wortham Theater Center

All three artists are releasing new music around the tour that features an amalgamation of DJ/ electronica sounds.

The trio of talented siblings play from a deep cache of well-crafted songs that pay homage to their Latin roots and growing up in the Southwest.

The composer-pianist has carved out a unique path as an influential, shape-shifting presence in modern music, voted DownBeat Magazine’s Artist of the Year four times.

FEBRUARY 28

THROUGH MARCH 22

Heights Theater

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

In 2016, the band received a Best Bluegrass Album Grammy for its tasty collection, The Muscle Shoals Recordings.

The first solo museum presentation of the work of the New Orleans-based artist/filmmaker features new and recent single and multi-channel films and videos.

Adam Hood

Little People, Frameworks, Yppah

Bryan White

Sister Morales

Reverend Horton Heat

Vijay Iyer Sextet, Da Camera

FEBRUARY 27

The Vienna Piano Trio, Chamber Music Houston Stude Concert Hall (Rice University)

The rich, diverse program includes Ravel’s piano trio, a timeless work – inspired by Basque folk music and a Malaysian poetic form, with haunting intensity. FEBRUARY 27-29

World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Three days of cooking, competition and eating rocks, preparing winners in each category including brisket, chicken, pork and spareribs, plus best overall.

The Steeldrivers

Garrett Bradley: American Rhapsody

FEBRUARY 28, 29-MARCH 1

Unforgettable: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, Houston Symphony Jones Hall

FEBRUARY 29

Beethoven 250, WindSync MATCH

Celebrate the legendary crooner’s centennial year as Ryan Shaw performs songs including “When I Fall in Love,” “Mona Lisa,” “Stardust,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right.”

The wind quintet celebrates the composer’s 250th anniversary with his best writing for winds and premiere by Houston composer Erberk Eryilmaz.

FEBRUARY 29

Andrew Tyson, SPA

FEBRUARY 28

Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys

Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Houston Symphony

Dosey Doe Big Barn (The Woodlands)

Jones Hall

He was the undisputed King of Western Swing, with a legacy as wide of Texas. Nowadays, these fine musicians carry on in his name.

Time to root, root, root for the hometown orchestra gearing up for spring training with a Saturday morning program inspired by America’s pastime.

FEBRUARY 29

Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

The emerging pianist is an important global musical voice. In 2015, he was awarded First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich, as well as the Mozart and Audience Prizes.

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Houston Hotel Magazine Winter 2020  

Houston Hotel Magazine your guide to the best of Clutch City. We're glad you're here.

Houston Hotel Magazine Winter 2020  

Houston Hotel Magazine your guide to the best of Clutch City. We're glad you're here.