Fresh Fridays After Five Summer Music Series. We've seen Wazeer and Blaze X Black, Tightn' Up, and Gospel Celebration take the stage and — for the final concert — it's none other than Houston's First Lady of Soul, Trudy Lynn. We inducted Lynn into the 2015 Houston Music Hall of Fame, and we've never looked back. She grew up in the Fifth Ward (her mother ran a beauty shop right next to Club Matinee), and now's your chance to hear this living legend at this free concert, courtesy of the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Council.
5 to 8:30 pm. July 7. 3705 Lyons. For information visit facebook.com/5thWardCRC. Free.
Psst. Have you heard? One of the hottest new venues in town is JAM Park along the Lyons Avenue Corridor. The Fifth Ward certainly has the pedigree, and they've been celebrating 151 years as a community with the inaugural