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Upcoming Events in Houston


Accordion Kings and Queens Concert

June 1

Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Deemed the unofficial national instrument of Texas, the accordion plays a key role in diverse folk music genres and cultural communities in Texas. Dust off your dancing boots for a historic celebration of the instrument with performances by Las Fenix, three-time Grammy Award winner Sunny Sauceda, Marcus Ardoin & Da Zydeco Legendz, and youth accordionists of Texas Folklife’s Big Squeeze contest.

The Houston Ballet: “Four Seasons”

June 6-16

Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave.

The Houston Ballet’s 2023-24 season, which celebrates Stanton Welch AM’s 20-year tenure as artistic director of the ballet company, comes to a close with “Four Seasons,” featuring works from four choreographers including Welch and Dwight Rhoden, founding artistic director and resident choreographer of Complexions Contemporary Ballet.

Freedom Over Texas

July 4

Eleanor Tinsley Park at Buffalo Bayou

Houston’s official July Fourth celebration offers a live concert featuring a nationally known and recognized recording artist, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the United States.

Shakespeare Festival

Aug. 1-10

Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive

Debuting in 1975, the Houston Shakespeare Festival, a collaboration between the city and the University of Houston’s School of Theatre, offers free public performances of the Bard’s works each summer at Hermann Park’s Miller Outdoor Theatre. There is seating on the hill and in the covered audience area.

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