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Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 8 Places to See a Local Act

Year after year after year, Houston nurtures and cultivates its music scene. It has grown into substantial force, arguably as powerful and diverse as it's ever been, with legitimate talent in just about every branch or genre.

Accordingly, the city is flush with venues to see said talent, be it well manicured subsidiaries of corporate venues or locally owned iconic landmarks. Plenty of proper enjoyable places were left off the list due to the sheer number of quality venues the city now has. (That's one of those good problems to have, I'd guess.)

These are the best eight places to see local musicians in Houston.

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