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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.