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Sun Sets on Thursday Night Concert Series


By Hayden Bergman

The final two acts are set to take the stage at Discovery Green, so come out and hear Jumprope and Golden Dawn Arkestra treat us to their garage pop and good vibes. Forever promoting belief in the transcendence of time and space, Golden Dawn Arkestra experiments with a myriad of musical styles & genres, all the while remaining true to their expansive cinematic sound.  

Also, this week is Marilyn Davies College of Business (MDCOB) Night at the concertMDCOB folks, come out and show some love to staff, students, faculty, and alumni, and make sure you’re ready to dance, network, and have a blast!

See you at Discovery Green!



Forged during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jumprope had time to hone their lyrics and sound during late night, front porch jam sessions before releasing it in venues across Houston and the state. Fortunately for us, they’re consistently out and about these days, playing tracks from their EP ‘Hope the Neighbors Like Jumprope,’ an homage of sorts to their early days. The band has a kind of made-from-scratch aesthetic, and, because of this, their music is relatable, as their catchy lyrics and upbeat guitar will have you singing and dancing along in no time.  


Golden Dawn Arkestra  

NPR’s Bob Boilen wrote that Golden Dawn Arkestra’s psychedelic jazz “falls somewhere between high art and a circus.” Watch one of their many videos or live performances online, and you’ll know exactly what he means. The entire band dresses in spacey, futuristic garb that resembles a delightful mix of the occult with a cult of pure joy, and their sounds, movements, and lyrics combine to put audiences in a golden, musical trance “of love, light, and tolerance.”    


Come wrap up spring with UHD at Discovery Green! Concerts are free—bring your family and friends!

About the University of Houston-Downtown

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.