Artists Announced for Thursday Night Concert Series
The University of Houston-Downtown Thursday Night Concert Series at Discovery Green (1500 McKinney St) is a summer tradition. Free, family-friendly concerts offer community members an opportunity to wind down the week, learn more about UHD and enjoy top artists from around the state.
This year's line-up of artists will showcase a range of talents, including a blues icon, a country-folk legend, a noted pop singer-songwriter, experimental music and Texas' first couple of Americana music.
Summer Concert Schedule:
- May 30: Lavelle White with opening act Annika Chambers (blues)
- June 6: Marshall Crenshaw (pop, roots rock)
- June 13: Ray Wylie Hubbard (country, folk)
- June 20: Carrie Rodriguez and Laboratorio (experimental, Latin-tinged music)
- June 27: Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis (Texas country, Americana)
All performances begin at 7 p.m.
Additional opening acts will be announced. UHD News will profile artists each week of the concert series.
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.
As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.