This weekend February 7th-9th, 2020
Published Monday 2/5/2020 11:10 AM
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Tonight through Sunday 2/9/2020
JERSEY BOYS is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. This throw back to the day timeless musical makes it way to the Hobby Center this weekend through Sunday, February 9, 2020. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story – a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. The show features all their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”
. . .more JERSEY BOYS click here
Sesame Street Live
"Make Your Magic"
Now through Sunday 2/9/2020
When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But theres one problem Elmo doesnt know how to do magic! Thats when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the power of yet the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life. In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic comes to your neighborhood. Note: Costumes not permitted for guests 14 years & older. More info at www.nrgpark.com.
Fri Feb 7, 2020 11am & 3pm
NRG Park, 1 NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX
Sunday 2/9/2020 7:30 PM
Verdi’s timeless Aida returns to the Wortham this weekend and throughout February in an awe-inspiring new production directed by Phelim McDermott. This stunning new design is enhanced by the incorporation of visionary artists Basil Twist’s silk choreography. Set in ancient Egypt during the pinnacle of war, the captive princess Aida falls in love with a conquering general and must choose between true love and loyalty to her country. Verdi's powerful music heightens the unforgettable story of betrayal and sacrifice.
Celebrated American soprano and Houston Grand Opera Studio alumna Tamara Wilson sings the title role of Aida. Russell Thomas makes his HGO debut as Radames. HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers conducts.
. . . more Aida click here
XFL - Houston Roughnecks
vs. Los Angeles Wildcats
TDECU Stadium. XFL football the University of Houston campus
More info at https://www.xfl.com/teams/houston/.
Sat Feb 8, 2020 4pm
3847 Holman St, Houston, TX
Highly Suspect in Concert
@Revention Music Center
When it comes to Brooklyn rock trio Highly Suspect, all three members--Johnny Stevens, (guitars and lead vocals) and twins, Rich, (bass/vocals) and Ryan Meyer (drums) -- are that guy. The trio have played 800 shows in six years, having supported bands like My Morning Jacket and Grizzly Bear, and, as the day's opener no less, have drawn the biggest audience to-date to the Lollapalooza BMI Stage. More information at 713.230.1600 or www.livenation.com or www.reventionmusiccenter.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 8pm
520 Texas Street, Houston, TX
Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, 2-Wheel Skills and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event! More info at www.nrgpark.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 7pm
NRG Stadium, NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX
Rugby - Houston
Sabercats vs. Glendale Raptors
Major League Rugby at Aveva Stadium in Houston Sports Park.
Take Hwy. 288 South from downtown Houston, exit Almeda Road, turn right (west).
More stadium information at www.houstonsabercats.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 7pm
2055 Mowery Rd, Houston, TX
This weekend (January 17, 2020) The Alley Theatre brings us "Quixto Nuevo" on their Hubbard Stage. The play directed by Austin, Texas-based KJ Sanchez and starring “Sesame Street’s” Emilio Delgado, as Quixote Nuevo is an inspiring re-imagining of Cervantes’ Don Quixote by celebrated playwright Octavio Solis. Set in a fictional modern-day Texas border town, Quixote and his sidekick embark on an adventure in search of long-lost love. Infused with imagination, Tejano music, and true Texas soul. Quixote Nuevo shows the challenges of living in this modern world all the while in pursuit of a lost dream. The play is a co-production with Hartford Stage and Huntington Theater Company.
. . .more Quixto Nuevo click here
Trond Plays Paganini
@The Grand Opera House i
This very special classical masterworks concert program includes Paganini’s “Violin Concerto No. 1” featuring GSO Conductor Trond Saeverud, violin; and Howard Hanson’s “Symphony No. 2 “Romantic.” The Galveston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Trond Saeverud, performs quality classical music with a strong commitment to artistic excellence and community involvement. An average of 60 highly skilled amateur and professional musicians bring unforgettable live concert experiences to Galveston Island with a repertoire of compositions ranging from the baroque to the contemporary. As a violin soloist, Trond Saeverud has performed with major orchestras in Europe and in the United States. He has produced CDs with orchestras in Norway and Denmark and regularly premieres new works for the violin. His solo CD, Ghosts, received the Norwegian equivalent of a Grammy award in 1997. More info at www.thegrand.com
Sun Feb 9, 2020 4pm
2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX
Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz
NBA Basketball at Toyota Center.
More info at www.nba.com/rockets
Feb 9, 2020 6pm
Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St, Houston,TX
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