Best of Houston

Best of Houston® 2019: Best Live Venue (Small) — The Secret Group

Whether jokes or songs are on tap, this is one of the best small rooms in Houston.
Whether jokes or songs are on tap, this is one of the best small rooms in Houston. Photo by Gabe Bravo
Best Live Venue (Small): The Secret Group

The Secret Group’s calendar is rarely empty. Its foundation is comedy, yes, but they’ve got their share of touring acts and dance parties too, and they’ve quietly become one of the best places to see smaller touring acts in the city. Their main room is big enough to not feel cramped but small enough to feel intimate; they’ve also got some pretty nice restrooms to go along with it.

Depending on when you go, you might walk out of a show into an emo night or be able to walk straight into a comedy show, meaning that just because the show is over you don’t have to head straight home. If you’re looking for a place to make a night of things at the last minute, The Secret Group is one of the first places you should look.

The Secret Group
2101 Polk, Houston
832-898-1088
thesecretgrouphtx.com

Reader's Choice: White Oak Music Hall
2915 North Main, Houston
713-237-0370
whiteoakmusichall.com
KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
The Houston Press is a nationally award-winning, 33-year-old publication ruled by endless curiosity, a certain amount of irreverence, the desire to get to the truth and to point out the absurd as well as the glorious.
Contact: Houston Press