Live Music Clubs Tour of Houston, Houston (Self Guided)

Houston is a great city in which to enjoy all kinds of clubs, featuring live music in many different styles, for all ages and tastes. Take this walking tour for a unique nightlife experience.
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Live Music Clubs Tour of Houston Map

Guide Name: Live Music Clubs Tour of Houston
Guide Location: USA » Houston (See other walking tours in Houston)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.8 km
Author: doris

1) Sambuca

Located in the historic Rice Hotel, Sambuca is a restaurant that features live music in many styles, including pop, soft rock, acoustic rock, classic rock, sultry singers, crooners, jazz, R&B, and Latin. The menu features appetizers, such as pizza and fried calamari, and main dishes, such as grilled beef tenderloin and sea bass.
Engine Room

2) Engine Room

Located on Pease street in Downtown, the Engine Room is a live music venue specializing in alternative rock, hard rock, and metal. The atmosphere is absolutely fantastic--one room has a silver brick wall and another has a wall projector showing psychedelic images. The club has a fully stocked bar including spirits, wine, juices, sodas, bottled water & beer, but does not serve food.
Continental Club

3) Continental Club

The original Continental Club opened in Austin, Texas, in 1957. The Houston branch opened in July 2000, and is an authentic recreation of the original, from the neon sign outside to the red velvet stage. The musical offerings are diverse, but the focus is American roots, rockabilly, and country, featuring local bands. The club also has a good bar and a pleasant patio where you can take in some fresh air.

Operation Hours: Monday: 7 pm – 2 am; Wednesday: 8 pm – 2 am; Thursday – Friday: 7 pm – 2 am; Saturday: 8 pm – 2 am

4) Numbers

Never seeming to cater to the latest trends, Numbers remains a Houston institution after many years in business. Featuring a no-frills evening of partying to both live bands and amazing DJs, Numbers keeps the party going all night long on its rather generous dance floor that invites and eighteen and older crowd to its steamy environs each night. A host of alternative sounds from yesterday and today play on their large video screen when live bands, including such former artists as The Cure, Snoop Dogg, and the Black Keys, are not onstage. This casual laid back party place does not enforce a dress code and also features great drink prices and a spacious outdoor patio where guests can relax from the dance floor.

Operation Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 9 pm — 2 am

5) Cezanne

Located above the Black Labrador Pub, Cezanne is a unique venue for acoustic jazz, and one of the most elegant nightspots in the city. The music is provided by local, regional and national artists. The club has an intimate atmosphere and the seating is close to the stage. Cezanne also features a full bar.

Walking Tours in Houston, Texas

Create Your Own Walk in Houston

Create Your Own Walk in Houston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Houston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Houston Architecture Walk

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
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Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Downtown Orientation Walk

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Houston for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Houston has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Houston, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.