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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.