MainStay Suites Texas Medical Center/Reliant Park
3134 Old Spanish Trail
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: (832) 201-3131
Fax: (832) 200-2750
If you are a true lover of music, and want to enjoy great live music, then this is the place for you. Known as one of the best music concert venue in town, you get to enjoy some of the best live bands performing here. This uniquely designed concert hall has a capacity of 550, and you are sure to get the best view no matter where you sit. So be sure your here the next time.
Cézanne is conveniently located above the popular Black Lab Pub. In the intimate, 40-seat venue you'll get a full-body jazz immersion experience. The performances are top-notch, and you can literally rub elbows with local, regional and national jazz greats. Keep your toes tapping to the lively music while sipping on a cocktail. It's the perfect place for a romantic evening, especially if you want to impress your date.
Like the Austin original, Houston's Continental Club sports the green and pink neon sign out front, the steel sign with the 1950s script lettering behind the stage and the "Mercury Man" hanging over the door frame. The club features home grown talent with roots, jazz and rock artists booked regularly. The main room has a capacity of 200 and is decorated with murals by Jacque de Lamar which depict scenes of Venice, Rome and Paris. Affixed behind the bar are pictures from the club's early years, when the Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller orchestras played there. The back room holds a 22-foot shuffleboard, along with pool tables and a second bar.
Maxwells the Club is a cool urban club that could easily have been in New York or LA. It is very popular with single 20+ African-Americans looking to hook up or just party the night away. The clientèle at this club knows how to dress and expects the same from you. Maxwell's has 3 dance floors and plays everything from hip-hop, jazz, R&B and house. So, if you are ready for some heavy duty partying with some of the coolest people in town, head down to Maxwells' on a Saturday night.
The Mezzanine Lounge is a two-story relaxed and carefree sports-bar that serves as a nice spot to hang out with cronies. There are several televisions placed inside The Mezzanine that would never let you miss even a second of your favourite sports being aired. Rest assured you will spend a newsy night as every night is excitingly eventful here. Karaoke, poker league, rockets game parties, trivia contests, UFC fights and dynamo events teamed up with cheap pizzas, burgers and martinis make Mezzanine a fun place to be at.
This Houston nightclub is popular with people looking to let loose after a long workweek. The bottom floor packs in a small dance floor and bar, while the second floor features a VIP lounge area. There is also an outdoor section that holds a smaller bar and some seating. DJs spin mostly hip hop and house hits while club goers sip their drinks and get down on the floor.
Numbers is one of the oldest and most popular venues for alternative music in Houston. You'll find a diverse crowd dancing to 80's music or goth favorites. Don't be surprised if you see people here wearing Halloween-inspired attire. They sometimes have live performances from groundbreaking artists. On nights that don't feature a live act, you still can dance the night away to music and videos from Houston DJs.
Located at the Westheimer strip, Sorrento is a casual dining place for Italian cuisine. While the 'piece de resistance' is purely contemporary and innovative, the staff is attentive and cordial. Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio with Arrugula and Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Panzerotti with Stewed Beef and Rosemary Pomodoro Sugarosso are recommended. And if you're still confused with what to choose, the friendly staff will willingly help you out. Large groups can reserve one of the private rooms.
The Etro Lounge is one of Houston's best places to get your 80's dance fix. Spread out over two floors, the place has a chic and modern decor. Not only will you find your favorite 80's hits playing here, but there's usually video accompaniment to transport you to that era of neon teased hair. Etro attracts a crowd that knows how to have fun on the dance floor.
Every Saturday night, DJ Mike blasts the crowd with a super mix of 1950s swing, Jazz and lounge music. The Catbirds club has been dubbed "the cat's meow" when it comes to dancing, and it is also a great spot for just listening to great music and sipping a cold one with your friends. If your friends cannot make it, do not sweat it. You will meet plenty of friendly people when you drop in by yourself.
South Beach Night Club is located in the center of Houston's Montrose area. If you are looking for great music and an all around good time, this is the place to go! The club has been a big part of the city's LGBT community for years. The DJ's will keep you out on the dance floor working up a sweat, but fear not! Liquid Ice Jets are able to drop the temperature of the club within seconds so you can keep cool and continue dancing the night away. Along with the icy mist, you can enjoy the dazzling laser light show and amazing visuals throughout the club. Check out South Beach Night Club for a fun and unique nightlife experience.
This venue is one of eleven locations in the US. Howl was founded in 1990 with the concept of a bar centered around dueling pianos. The stage has two baby grand pianos that are played by the best regional talent available. The show features two pianists at a time that play for an hour, then are joined by two more pianists for a couple four-way songs. The new pianists then take over for the next hour and the cycle of sing-along fun begins again. They also feature 'showtime' that includes all Howl employees and patrons in choreographed routines to well-known songs and jingles.