Houston's Best Free Concerts In September

Austin's The Bluebonnets rock Discovery Green with Carolyn Wonderland on September 17.EXPAND
Austin's The Bluebonnets rock Discovery Green with Carolyn Wonderland on September 17.

*Events in italics are free to $5+ due to possible age restrictions/club membership

Tuesday, September 1
Miracles of Modern Science: Cactus Music

Wednesday, September 2
Mike Stinson: Under the Volcano
The Powell Brothers: Dosey Doe Music Cafe
*Libby Koch: Redneck Country Club

Thursday, September 3
*Josh Fuller: Redneck Country Club

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 4
Cowjazz: Bohemeo’s
Josh Garrett: Shakespeare Pub
Picture Book: Continental Club
*Salute to 1982: Numbers

Saturday, September 5
Murali Coryell: Shakespeare Pub

Sunday, September 6
The Hunger, To Whom it May, Tydings, Vanilla Sugar: Scout Bar
Tigrillos: Club Tequila

Monday, September 7
First Monday Java Jazz with Joe Burlison’s Uptown Jazz Ensemble: Dosey Doe Music Cafe

Wednesday, September 9
*Market Junction: Redneck Country Club

Thursday, September 10
Curtis King Band: Shakespeare Pub
Khris Royal with Jordan ‘Chili Sauce’ Donald: The Nightingale Room
*The Coleman Brothers: Redneck Country Club
*Music of the Americas with Houston Symphony: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Friday, September 11
Great Scott and the Almighties: The Hideaway on Dunvale
Mikey & the Drags: Big Top Lounge

Saturday, September 12
Hip Hop is Jazz Monthly Jam: Bohemeo’s 
John Paul Keith: Big Top Lounge
No Refund Band: Shakespeare Pub
Sessions Music Company: GreenStreet 
*Torrid Complex with Sylo, The Black 13, Reckless High: Acadia Bar & Grill

Wednesday, September 16
*Pickin’ Party with David Grace: Redneck Country Club
C.C. Adcock, Under the Volcano

Thursday, September 17
Carolyn Wonderland, The Bluebonnets: Discovery Green Conservancy
The Octanes: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
*Aaron Einhouse: Redneck Country Club
*Adrian Lux: Stereo Live

Friday, September 18
Chris Ruest Band: Shakespeare Pub
Edgebrook Band & Victim Band: 18th Street Pier Bar & Grill
A Fistful of Soul: Big Top Lounge
Von Hindenburg: Continental Club
*John Evans Band with Texas Renegade Band: Redneck Country Club
*MadSons with Five Eyes Wide, Leroy the Prophet, Hydrilla, Smokin Aces: Acadia Bar & Grill

Saturday, September 19
Punk Rock Pool Party with Talk Sick Brats, Khobretti: Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark
Tony Vega: The Hideaway on Dunvale

Wednesday, September 23
Songwriters Showcase with Ken Graines & Wayne Wilkerson: Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant
*Rosehill: Redneck Country Club

Thursday, September 24
Dale Watson and the Lonestars, Rosie Flores: Discovery Green Conservancy
Houston Blues Society Blues Jam: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
*Clayton Gardner: Redneck Country Club

Friday, September 25
57 State: The Hideaway on Dunvale
*Two Tons of Steel: Redneck Country Club

Saturday, September 26
The Peacemakers: Shakespeare Pub
*David Grace Band: Redneck Country Club

Sunday, September 27
Man Down Benefit with The Socio-Pact, Calling Chase, Pinche Gringos, etc: BFE Rock Club
National Zydeco Foundation Jam: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club

Monday, September 28
Wounded Warriors: Dosey Doe Music Cafe

EVERY SUNDAY
Houston Songwriter Series: Dean’s Downtown
Sparetime Murray & the Honeymakers Blues Jam: Shakespeare Pub
Square Wave Sundays with DJ Mishka & Eddie: The Flat
Sunday Acoustic Jams: Last Concert Cafe
A Sure Thing: Concert Pub (Galleria)
Thomas Helton’s Sunday Sessions: The Flat
Woody Witt Jazz Trio: Bohemeo’s

EVERY MONDAY
Bob Henschen & Friends: Bohemeo’s
DJ X Karaoke: The Pub Fountains
The Easy Three with Matt Johnson and James Wilhite: Shakespeare Pub
Free Radicals, They Who Sound: AvantGarden
Glover Gill: Continental Club
John Egan: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
Melodic Mondays, Mixtures, DJ Docta: The Flat
Milonga: Continental Club
Monday Night Jam: Emmit’s Place
Open Mike: Cafe Luxor Hookah Bar & Grill
Open Mike with Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe
Open Mike: McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

EVERY TUESDAY
Beer N Beats: House of Blues
Big Ass Blues Jam with Rick Lee & The Night Owls: The Hideaway on Dunvale
The Big Easy Trio: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
Horace Gringsby Duo, Bob Henchen: Fedora Lounge
Jazz Jam with No No Disco, The Art Fristoe Trio: The Flat
Muttonfist: Kay’s Lounge
Open Mike: Union Tavern
Singer Songwriter Open Mike: AvantGarden
Tuesday Tunes: GreenStreet
Turnstyled, Junkpiled, and Railroaded Tuesdays: Last Concert Cafe

EVERY WEDNESDAY
Beatles Open Mike: Bohemeo’s
Big & Easy Blues Jam: The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club
Flash Gordon Parks: Alley Kat Bar & Lounge
Honky Tonk Hump Night: Re:HAB Bar on the Bayou
Irish Session: McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
John McVey & The Stumble: Shakespeare Pub
Karaoke: Cafe Luxor Hookah Bar & Grill
Open Mike: Acadia Bar & Grill
Open Mike: Firehouse Saloon
Open MIke Night Hosted by The Red Bastard: BFE Rock Club
Peter & James: Big Top Lounge
Paul Ramirez Band: Continental Club
Reggae Wednesday: The Flat
Stevie Menijivar vs Open-Mike Poetry: Notsuoh
*New Light New Music Wednesdays: Numbers
*Western Swing Wednesday: Rudyard’s

EVERY THURSDAY
Beetle (Beatles Tribute): Continental Club
Central Station & DJ Rollie: The Flat
Drink of Ages Radio Show: Firehouse Saloon
Keith Karnaky & Friends: Bohemeo’s
Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man: Big Top Lounge
Nick Greer: The Corkscrew
The Zentenos: Sambuca
*The Hightailers & The Annie B! Band: Last Concert Cafe

EVERY FRIDAY
DJ Sun & Friends, Flight 1701, DJ Rolle: The Flat
Friday’s Upside-down House Pary: AvantGarden
Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe
Nick Greer & the G’s: The Corkscrew
Nu Lounge: Alley Kat Bar & Lounge
The Mighty Orq: Shakespeare Pub

EVERY SATURDAY
DJ Tempty: MKT Bar
Jimmy Lee Deen: Last Concert Cafe

VENUES

18TH ST. PIER BAR & GRILL: 101 18th St., Facebook page
ACADIA BAR & GRILL: 3939 Cypress Creek Pkwy., acadiabarandgrill.com
ALLEY KAT BAR & LOUNGE: 3718 Main, Facebook page
ANDERSON FAIR RETAIL RESTAURANT: 2007 Grant, andersonfair.net
AVANTGARDEN: 411 Westheimer, avantgardenhouston.com
BFE ROCK CLUB: 11528 Jones, bferockclub.com
THE BIG EASY SOCIAL & PLEASURE CLUB: 5731 Kirby, thebigeasyblues.com
BIG TOP LOUNGE: 3714 Main, bigtoplounge.com
BOHEMEO'S: 708 Telephone Rd., bohemeos.com
CACTUS MUSIC: 2110 Portsmouth, cactusmusictx.com
CAFE LUXOR HOOKAH BAR & GRILL: 3730 Washington, thecafeluxor.com
CLUB TEQUILA: 8150 Southwest Fwy., clubtequilahouston.com
CONCERT PUB (GALLERIA): 5636 Richmond, theconcertpub.com
CONTINENTAL CLUB: 3700 Main, continentalclub.com/houston.html
THE CORKSCREW: 1308 W. 20th, houstoncorkscrew.com
CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILION: 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, woodlandscenter.org
DEAN'S DOWNTOWN: 316 Main, deansdowntown.com
DISCOVERY GREEN CONSERVANCY: 1500 McKinney, discoverygreen.com
DOSEY DOE MUSIC CAFE: 463 F.M. 1488, doseydoe.com/musiccafe.php
EMMIT'S PLACE: 4852 Benning, emmitsplace.com
FEDORA LOUNGE: 2726 Bissonnet
FIREHOUSE SALOON: 5930 Southwest Fwy., firehousesaloon.com
THE FLAT: 1701 Commonwealth, theflathouston.com
GREENSTREET: 1201 Fannin, greenstreetdowntown.com
THE HIDEAWAY ON DUNVALE: 3122 Dunvale, hideawayondunvale.com
HOUSE OF BLUES: 1204 Caroline, hob.com/houston
LEE AND JOE JAMAIL SKATE PARK: 103 Sabine, Web site
KAY'S LOUNGE: 2324 Bissonnet, Facebook page
LAST CONCERT CAFE: 1403 Nance, lastconcert.com
MCGONIGEL'S MUCKY DUCK: 2425 Norfolk, mcgonigels.com
MKT BAR: 1001 Austin, Web site
THE NIGHTINGALE ROOM: 308 Main, nightingaleroom.com
NOTSUOH: 314 Main, notsuoh.com
NUMBERS: 300 Westheimer, numbersnightclub.com
THE PUB FOUNTAINS: 12720 Southwest Fwy., Stafford, thepubfountains.com
REDNECK COUNTRY CLUB: 11110 W. Airport Blvd., Stafford, theredneckcountryclub.com
RE:HAB BAR ON THE BAYOU: 1658 Enid, rehabar.com
RUDYARD'S: 2010 Waugh, rudyardspub.com
SAMBUCA: 909 Texas, sambucarestaurant.com
SHAKESPEARE PUB: 14129 Memorial, shakespearepub.net
UNDER THE VOLCANO: 2349 Bissonnet, Facebook page
UNION TAVERN: 435-A El Dorado Blvd, uniontavernhouston.com


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