We’re regularly asked where to catch a dinner-and-music evening. Here then, pleasure seekers, are a few spots where you can hear great tunes and snag a bite and drink on a soft spring evening in Houston.

All Things Prince Party with Live Cover Band at Lucille’s
Friday, April 21, 7-10 pm
5512 La Branch St., 713-568-2505
In honor of the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death this Friday, April 21, owner/chef Chris Williams of Lucille’s has hired a live Prince cover band. Music will be accompanied by a buffet of pescatarian and vegan dishes on the rear patio. Cost is $35 a person.

8th Wonder Brewery’s 8th Track Live Music Series
Free live music every Thursday and Friday
2202 Dallas St.
On most Thursday and Friday nights at 8th Wonder, check out a local live band while sipping local beer ($15 gets you 3 beer tokens + 16 oz. 8th Wonder souvenir glass). Eatsie Boys food truck is there to provide food until 10 pm. Check the website and social media for up-to-date line-ups.

Local band Heapin' Helpin' at 8th Wonder Brewery

Local band Heapin’ Helpin’ at 8th Wonder Brewery

Live Music at Axelrad
1517 Alabama, 713-597-8800
While the weather is still mild, get over to Axelrad and enjoy their expansive outdoor space and lounging hammocks while listening to live music.

Fiesta Nights at Cadillac Bar’s Kemah Location
Weekends, now until Sunday, December 31, from 6-10pm
#7 Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, 281-334-9049
Enjoy live entertainment during Fiesta Nights on the Lower Bar as well as special deals tequila drinks, buckets of beer and liters of their famous Cadillac Margarita.

Sunday Sessions and Havana Nights at Bar Boheme
Sundays from noon-4pm; Select Thursday evenings
Sunday brunch tastes even better with DJ jams and happy hour all day, and on select Thursdays, enjoy Cuban music, cigars, drinks, food and dancing.

Bands on the Bayou Spring Concert Series at Brenner’s on the Bayou
Every Sunday through May 14 from 3-6 pm
1 Birdsall St., 713-868-4444
The series’ title says it all: pastoral scenery along Houston’s Buffalo Bayou, local live music and small plates and sips at the swanky Blue Bar at Brenner’s on the Bayou. Here’s a look at the rest of the series line-up:

  • April 23 – Infinity’s Twin
  • April 30 – Bobby Noble
  • May 7 – The After Party
  • May 14 – Midstream