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Weekend of  July 9th-11th 2021
Updated  Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
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Clay Walker
The Homecoming Show
@Cynthia Woods
Mitchell Pavilion

Friday 7/9/2021 7:00 PM

Clay Walker hails from Vidor, Texas his father gave him a guitar when he was nine years old. Walker eventually started entering talent competitions at fiftheen. He worked at a Super 8 Motel going to a local radio station asking the DJ to play a tape of a song that he had written. The morning disc jockey told Walker the station's policies prohibited DJ's from playing self-submitted tapes, he played Walker's song anywat and said that it was "too good to pass up."

In 1996 Walker was diagnosied with multiple sclerosis. A person with MS can have almost any neurological symptom or sign, with autonomic, visual, motor, and sensory issues. Walker continues to make music and tour to what has said helps him live with MS.
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Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees
Major League Baseball at Minute Maid Park.
More information at
Fri Jul 9, 2021 7:10pm
501 Crawford St.
Houston, TX
Directions (map)


Andrew Santino
@The Improv - Houston

Friday 7/9/2021 7:30PM & 9:45 PM
Saturday 7/10/2021 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM

Andrew stars in FX’s most-watched comedy series, "Dave" alongside "Lil Dicky". Santino starred in the Showtimes series, "I'm Dying Up Here" exec produced by Jim Carey and directed by Jonathan Levine. He also appeared in "Game Over Man" written and produced by The Workaholics crew. Previously, Santino was the star of ABC’s comedy "Mixology".

Andrew co-hosts the very popular podcast, "Bad Friends", with comedian Bobby Lee. Santino also has his own solo podcast "Whiskey Ginger"and both combined accumulate upwards of a million downloads per week.
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Raff Rivera
@HOB Houston

Friday 7/9/2021 5:30 PM

"Rafael Rivera is more than just a typical man from Florida with a life-long dream of music and a guitar. He's Driven by a fire that ready to light up every room from his first note to his last. Brought up from the Humble beginnings of music to the age of rock n' roll's most enduring tunes, This man and his guitar are sure to please the ears that stand before his creative take on some of music's most memorable pieces.
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Sugarland Town Square

Music in the Plaza
Leslie Michael & Friends
Friday, July9, 2021 7:30 pm

Grab your lawn chairs, kick back and relax during this upbeat R&B and Pop Concert courtesy of the Leslie Michael & Friends Band.

Sugarland Town Square
Located at Highway 6 and U.S. 59
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Directions (Map)

Los Aguilar en Concierto
@The Woodlands Pavilion

Saturday 7/10/2021 8:00 PM

"La Dinastía Aguilar" make their way to The Woodlands this weekend. Pepe Aguilar is the son of Mexican singer-actors Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre.

Two of Aguilar's children, Leonardo and Ángela will be in concet at The Pavilion. Their father Pepe Aguilar played his first concert at the age of three, joining his father onstage at Madison Square Garden in New York City decades ago.

Pepe Aguilar has sold over 12 million albums worldwide. His work has earned him four Grammy Awards, five Latin Grammy Awards, nineteen Lo Nuestro Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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A Broadway Musical Scrapbook
@Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday 7/10/2021 8:00 PM

Relive your favorite showstopping Broadway musical numbers curated from the HITS Theatre production archive of shows performed at Miller over a 34-year history. Featuring 25 student performers in grades 1-12, HITS Theatre will transport audiences in-person and online with spectacular moments from musical theater history. Incorporating memory videos from well-known alumni and technical support from Stages Repertory Theatre, the evening is sure to touch your heart, bring back fond memories and create new ones!

Miller Outdoor Theatre
Hermann Park
6000 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030
Directions click here
(832) 487-7102

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