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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.



About the University of Houston-Downtown

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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 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).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.