May 4th - 6th, 2018
Cinco de Mayo
with Mariachi Los Camperos
@Miller Outdoor Theatre
Saturday 5/5/2018 8:00 PM
[From: Miller Outdoor Theatre.com]
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Miller as everybody will be dancing to two-time Grammy Award winning group, Mariachi Los Camperos. The band originated in 1961 by Natividad “Nati” Cano. Mr. Cano played a fundamental role in the development of mariachi music in the United States by training and mentoring new generations of mariachi musicians. The Mariachi “Giant” was a visionary leader that wanted to take the mariachi performance out of customary locations such as Cantinas and into concert halls where celebrities performed.
Mariachi Los Camperos continue to salvage the richness of Mexican music and culture in effort to display and pass the mariachi traditions, as Los Camperos continue to open doors to influence the new generation of mariachi musicians throughout the world.
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May is Bike Month!
Bike The Woodlands
The exciting culmination of Bike Month is Bike The Woodlands Day with something for everyone! Ride your bike, walk, or drive to beautiful Northshore Park on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids will have a great time with art activities, bouncy castles, and Kid’s Bike Rodeo lead by Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) Enjoy some great fare from local food trucks while listening to the great live music of JB Barnett. The four bike shops in the Woodland are will all be here! Bicycle World, Bikeland, Bike Lane, and Sun and Ski! Come and meet some of the bike luminaries in this area, whether your interest is mountain bikes, tri bikes, or hybrids, or cruisers. Greater Houston Off Road Biking Association (GHORBA) will set up their Skills Course. Bring your mountain bike, challenge your skills on the course, and get some tips from the experts! Need to fix up your bike? You can buy, sell or swap bikes and bike parts at our third annual Bike Month Swap Meet. Come out and see who has won the awards for highest mileage in our Ride Challenge. We’ll also host the first annual Bike Gallery. Bring your bike and we’ll line it up with all the others and ask the public to vote on categories such as coolest, most colorful, best cruiser, best tri-wheel, etc.
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Saturday 5/5/2018 7:30 PM
Sum 41 is a The Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario Sum 41 makes its way to Houston's HOB this weekend. Originally called Kaspir, the band in 1996 and now consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist Dave Baksh, guitarist Tom Thacker, bassist Jason McCaslin and drummer Frank Zummo.
The band's style has been disputed by fans because of the complex combination of different musical styles and the more mature, serious, and heavy sound on later albums. The band's EP Half Hour of Power is described as punk rock, skate punk and pop punk.
All Killer No Filler was described as pop punk and skate punk (except for "Pain for Pleasure", which is purely heavy metal). Does This Look Infected? has been described as punk rock, pop punk and melodic hardcore. Chuck was getting heavier opting out the original pop punk sound with a thrash metal sound, but the band kept in touch with its punk rock and melodic hardcore roots, which created an even more mature sound than the group's previous effort. Critics have described Underclass Hero as a revival of the band's pop punk style.
@White Oak Music Hall
Saturday 5/5/2018 7:00 PM
Echosmith can be described as an indie rock and 1980s dance-rock-influenced band. The band cites The Smiths as an influence. Switchfoot was also a big influence and reason they started making music.
Intinally formed as a quartet of siblings, the band currently consists of Sydney, Noah and Graham Sierota, following the departure of eldest sibling Jamie in late 2016. Echosmith started first as "Ready Set Go!" until they signed to Warner Bros. Records in May 2012. They are best known for their hit song "Cool Kids", which reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified double platinum by the Recoding Idustry Association America with over 1.2 million dollars in sales in the United States and also double platinum by in Australia. The song was Warner Bros. Records' fifth-biggest-selling-digital song of 2014, with 1.3 million downloads sold. The band's debut album, Talking Dreams, was released on October 8, 2013.
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Sam Houston Race Park
Sunday 5/6/2018 1:00 PM
A pregnant Cardi B will perform with partner Offset. It was Cardi B—the first woman rapper to land a No. 1 hit on Billboard's 100 since Lauryn Hill. Cardi B’s fiancé and occasional collaborator, Offset, will join her in Texas as one-third of Atlanta trap trio Migos, whose Culture II hit Billboard's 200 album chart’s No. 1 spot in February.
The "HOT TOPIC" talk about Cardi B is her facincaiton with FDR, yeah that FDR - Franklin Delano Roosevelt, "He helped us get over the Depression, all while he was in a wheelchair. Like, this man was suffering from polio at the time of his presidency, and yet all he was worried about was trying to make America great — make America great again for real," she told GQ of the United States' 32nd president, who was partially paralyzed.
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