Diunna Greenleaf, blues and jazz artists, on stage at Discovery Green in Downton Houston, TX

When Houston had the Blues

September 22, 2023

7:00 pm

10:30 pm

Friday, Sep 22, 7 pm – 10:30 pm

Enjoy a powerful performance from Houston’s Diunna Greenleaf before watching a screening of the new documentary When Houston Had the Blues. Featuring Lightnin’ Hopkins, Big Mama Thornton, Clifton Chenier, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Diunna Greenleaf and others, “When Houston Had The Blues” describes the vibrant Black music scene that’s never gotten its due. Not rated. 123 minutes.

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The Anheuser-Busch Stage is a state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, with audio and lighting systems designed to enhance the unique diversity of Houston’s performing and visual arts, as well as all musical genres. The backdrop of the stage is a magnificent view of Houston’s downtown skyline. The stage faces the Fondren Performance Space, with convenient access from Avenida de las Americas and the George R. Brown Convention Center. The stage can accommodate an oversized movie screen, with projection capabilities for outdoor movies, audio/visual slideshows and presentations, and live feeds.

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