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Discover Houston Music Showcase

Calling all Houston musicians!

This fall Discovery Green is helping Houston’s talented musicians and the city’s live music lovers find each other with a showcase of the city’s favorite bands on the Anheuser-Busch stage in the middle of downtown.

More than 80 Houston bands applied to play the Discover Houston Music showcase on Nov 4 from 7 – 10 pm.

With the help of Houston music community hub Wonky Power, Discovery Green will selected up to 20 bands to enter the voting round. 

Now it’s up to you, Houston. You have until October 18 to vote for your favorite band now. 

The three bands with the most votes will be announced on October 25th.

The band with the most votes will receive a $1000 artist fee for the showcase performance and a studio mix and produced video of one of their songs performed live. The two runner ups will each receive a $500 artist fees for the showcase. Additionally all winning bands will also be invited to play the UHD Thursday Night Concert series in spring 2024. Complete rules. 

The Discover Houston Music showcase is supported by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and the Houston Music Advisory Board. All Houston musicians are encouraged to register for the Houston Music Directory. 

KPFT is our official radio sponsor. 

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Anheuser-Busch Stage

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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