April 19th, 2019
Friday 4/19/2019 9:00 PM
Country music man Jake Ward makes his way to Armadillo Place this weekend as he continues his national concert tour. Ward made his debut as a country artist back in 2014 at Larry Joe Taylor's Festival, where he played what would become the first single, HIT THE ROAD. Jake and the band cut the song as a demo and it made its way onto local radio stations in Jake’s hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. The county single eventually reached the top 30 becoming one of the top 100 Texas radio songs of 2014.
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College Baseball Weekend Fridays
The following games are this Weekend Friday April 19, 2019
Houston Symphony Presents
Music of Led Zeppelin
@Jones Hall for the
Friday 4/19/2019 7:30 PM
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin, the original heavy metal band, as the Houston Symphony covers a set list of all their best known works! Rock out to all their acclaimed hits you know and love. Amplified by a full rock band, this one night only event is sure to leave you believing that “all that glitters is gold."
It will be Randy Jackson lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Zebra in-charge of the vocals with symphony conductor, Brewnt Havens leading the orchestra at Jones Hall for the performing Arts. Jackson first foray into recording success began with the self-titled Zebra debut album, released on Atlantic Records in 1983. Critically acclaimed for its lush rock sounds, due in large part to Randy’s searing lead vocals and soaring guitar leads, the album sold 75,000 copies the first week. “Who’s Behind The Door” and “Tell Me What You Want,” written by Randy, received serious notice in the press and almost instantly helped to form legions of Zebra fans. He produced and engineered the group’s latest release, Zebra IV.
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It’s Friday and we’re in love with roller-skating under the Houston skyline. The Rink is the place to be and be seen on Funfetti Fridays, an evening of music, skating, family and friends.
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Disney On Ice
Mickey's Search Party
Friday 4/19/2019 3:30 PM
Friday 4/19/2019 7:30 PM
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s treasure map and look for clues in the search for Tinker Bell in immersive, fantastic worlds. Explore the colorful spirit realm of Coco in Miguel’s Disney On Ice debut, sail away with Moana as she bravely saves her island, see Belle in the sky above you as the enchanted chandelier comes to life, and sing-along with Elsa in the icy world of Frozen.
. . .more Disney On Ice Mickey's Search click here
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
@Miller Outdoor Theatre
Friday 4/19/2019 8:15 PM
6000 Hermann Park Drive
Miller Outdoor Theatre -- In 1979 young Donna, Tanya, and Rosie graduate from Oxford University — leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam — the latter whom she falls in love with, but he’s also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna’s pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother’s old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi.
This event is non-ticketed, including for the covered seating area. As always, open seating on the hill. The shows goes on rain or shine.
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Dance Salad Festival
Friday 4/19/2019 7:30 PM
Dance Salad Festival is a project of the Houston International Dance Coalition and is committed to a multi-cultural presentation of diverse dance disciplines at the highest professional level. This weekend they present their venue at Houston's Wortham Center. Dance Salad Festival provides a venue for local, national and international choreographers, across dance disciplines, to present their work to the Houston community in a collaborative-curated performance at the city's premiere theater complex, the Wortham Center.
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Based on E.L. Doctorow’s powerful book about immigrants and the fight for the American soul in the early twentieth century, Ragtime is a deeply moving musical. Featuring a Tony Award®-winning score and book, Ragtime is set at a time when worlds and cultures are colliding on issues of race, class, gender equality, and politics. This ensemble musical takes a look at the past and, in it, we see our present – and the opportunities for our future.
Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the United States in the early 20th century: African Americans, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr., a Harlem musician; upper-class suburbanites, represented by Mother, the matriarch of a white upper-class family in New Rochelle, New York; and Eastern European immigrants, represented by Tateh, a Jewish immigrant from Latvia.
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