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Weekend of  June 18th-20th, 2021
Updated  Monday, June 14, 2021 12:25 PM
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Blue October
@White Oak
Music Hall

On The Lawn

Friday June 18, 2021 7:00 PM

The alternative Rock band Blue October was the idea of Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts alumn Jeremy Furstenfeld and his brother Justin. Growing up Jeremy says he listened to hip-hop, rock, country and dance. Furstenfeld's favorite artists included Idaho, Marvin Gaye, The Smiths, Peter Gabriel, Red House Painters, The Cure, Cocteau Twins, Bauhaus, and Pink Floyd.
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Music of the
Americas presents
Lush Life & Latin Beats
@Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday 6/18/2021 8:30 PM

Aperio, Music of the Americas presents Lush Life & Latin Beats – orchestral showstoppers by Duke Ellington, Chick Corea, Arturo Marquez, & Michael Torke. Jazz pianist Phillip Hall appears with Aperio’s ensemble under the baton of Maestro Marlon Chen. This program will have you dancing from your seat!

Aperio, Music of the Americas is a Houston-based ensemble dedicated to presenting unique chamber music in performances that showcase contemporary composers from the Americas.
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Tommy Davidson
@ Houston's Improv

Friday 6/18/2021 7:30 & 9:45 PM
Saturday 6/19/2021 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM
Sunday 6/20/2021 7:30 PM


Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show In Living Color Tommy's visibility increased rapidly and he became widely known for his innovative talent.

Davidson started his career as a standup comedian in Washington DC earning an ardent following with sheer hard work in various comedy clubs. As one of the cutting-edge young stand-ups he was spotted by major concert promoters who booked him as the opening act for A-list touring acts including Patti LaBelle Kenny G and Luther Vandross. . . . more @weekend Friday click here

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Brett Scallions
@Warehouse Live

Saturday 6/19/2021 7:00 PM

Brett Scallions is best known for being the original lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the late 90s-early 2000s rock band Fuel (1993-2006, 2010-2020). During that time, the band released four major-label albums including the double platinum Something Like Human. His initial stint with the band ended in February of 2006.
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A Gulf Coast Juneteenth
Featuring Bobby Rush
@Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday 6/19/2021 8:30 PM

Miller Outdoor Theatre this weekend will be bringing us their annual Juneteenth blues and creole festival featuring Grammy award-winning blues legend Bobby Rush!

This story telling bluesman boasts gritty, sensuous vocals and impressive harmonica chops that wow audiences wherever he goes! After decades of tearing up the chitlin’ circuit on a nightly basis with his sweaty, no-holds-barred funkfests, Bobby has thoroughly broken through to the mainstream. He won a long-overdue 2017 Grammy for his spectacular album Porcupine Meat and consistently tours the globe as a headliner.
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Jermall Charlo
vs. Juan Macias Montiel
@Toyota Center

Saturday 6/19/2021 4:15 PM

Toyota Center this weekend host Jermall Charlo vs. Juan Macias Montiel for the WBC Middleweight World Championship on June 19!

Charlo has held world championships in two weight classes, including the WBC middleweight title since 2019. As a native Houstonian, Charlo will look to extend his 31-0 unbeaten record. Montiel is coming off a dominant knockout win over former contender James Kirkland.
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Weekend Houston Podcasts Picks
Podcast Worth Listening To

How Same-Sex Marriage
Broke Through Partisan Politics

by FiveThirtyEight Politics (ABC News)

During the span of 25 years, same-sex marriage went from being an unimaginable idea to settled law. The data behind that evolution is striking. At the beginning of the millennium, about two-thirds of Americans opposed same-sex marriage, and a third supported it. Today those numbers have flipped. We speak with journalist Sasha Issenberg about how that happened. His new book is called "The Engagement: America’s Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage."

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