Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute band coming to Tomball

Barbara Merkley

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Entertainment roundup is a weekly feature compiled by freelance writer Brandon Moeller. Send entertainment submissions to Brandon at [email protected].

Texas Flood:
Tribute band Texas Flood will pay homage to the legendary Stevie Ray Vaughan during an evening show at Main Street Crossing in Tomball at 8 p.m. on April 20. Tickets start at $33.

The band is from north Texas and features Hungarian guitarist and vocalist Tommy Katona, who began listening to Vaughan when he was four. The band tours the country performing their tribute to the great Texas blues musician.

Main Street Crossing is located at 111 W. Main Street in Tomball. Learn more at www.mainstreetcrossing.com.

April 22

JunkBunny performs:
Austin-based rock trio JunkBunny will perform at Dosey Doe The Big Barn at 8:30 p.m. on April 22. Tickets start at $15.

Originally from Houston, the young band released its first album Junk Rock in 2019 and now they’re not teenagers anymore. They’re touring Texas this Spring and Summer with this performance following an early-April show at Warehouse Live. Their website promises new music soon.

Dosey Doe The Big Barn is located at 25911 I-45 North in The Woodlands. Learn more at www.doseydoe.com or call 281-367-3774.

Brew:30 5th:
Brew:30 Taphouse in Cypress will celebrate its fifth anniversary from 4 to 8 p.m. on April 22. Tickets are $25.

Tickets include a four-ounce commemorative Brew:30 anniversary glass and a punch card allowing for 10 pours. Local breweries will be present including DECA, Ingenious, Galveston Island, Saint Arnold, Back Pew, 11 Below, SpindleTap, Great Heights, True Anomaly, Paradigm, Fortress/B52, Klaus and Lone Pint.

Brew30 Taphouse is located at 15914 Telge Road in Cypress. Learn more at www.facebook.com/brew30taphouse.

Relay for Life:
The American Cancer Society and its northwest Harris County supporters present Relay for Life from noon to 8 p.m. on April 22 at Klein Multipurpose Center.

Supporters can participate in many ways, including forming teams that raise money for cancer research and awareness. The local event will feature lots of music, activities, a silent auction, food and entertainment as well as a bouncy house and activities for the kids.

Klein Multipurpose Center is located at 7500 FM 2920. Learn more at www.relayforlife.org/northwesttx.

Texas history:
iAct Houston presents The Story of the Lone Star State at 11 a.m. on April 22 at Mangum-Howell Community Center. Tickets are free but reservations are required.

iAct Houston is the Interactive Theater Company, a local award-winning children’s theater group that created this production which tells 600 years of Texas history in an hour. Four actors play more than 50 different roles, bringing to life characters like Cabeza De Vaca and Deaf Smith. The performance is presented by the Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts and Community Enrichment.

Mangum-Howell Community Center is located at 2500 Frick Road in Houston. Learn more and reserve seats at www.cypresscreekface.org.

Celebration of Dance:
Houston Repertoire Ballet presents its Spring performance titled Celebration of Dance at 2 p.m. on April 22 or April 23 at Tomball High School Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for youth and seniors.

The program features Giselle Act 2 with music by Adolphe Adam, Paper Suite, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Rose Colored Melody which includes a medley of Patsy Cline hits and original choreography by JoDee Engle. Houston Repertoire Ballet is a pre-professional ballet company committed to sharing the arts with the community.

Tomball High School Theatre is located at 30330 Quinn Road in Tomball. Learn more at www.hrbdance.org.

April 23

Urinetown musical:
Stageworks Theatre presents “Urinetown: The Musical,” which runs through April 23. Adult tickets are $37. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.

With music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis, Urinetown was produced on Broadway in 2001 and won three Tony Awards. The musical is a satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility and is set in a metropolis that banned private toilets in response to a 20-year drought. The local production is directed by Betty Marie Muessig and stars Ben Granger, Caden Casey, Celeste Walker, Crystal Manahan and many others.

Stageworks Theatre is located at 10760 Grant Road in Houston. Learn more at www.stageworkshouston.org.

April 27

Networking lunch:
The Cy-Fair Express Network presents a networking luncheon at 11 a.m. on April 27 at Springhill Suites by Marriott on the Northwest Freeway. Advance tickets are $30 or $35 at the door.

This month’s luncheon will feature speaker Sarah Ziese, a financial advisor for On Investment Management Company in Houston. Her talk is titled “Wealth in 2023 and Your Future.” Ziese is a securities agent and an investment advisor representative.

Springhill Suites by Marriott is located at 20350 Northwest Freeway in Houston. Learn more at www.cyfen.org.

April 29

70th Anniversary:
Spring Fire Department will celebrate its 70th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 29 at Spring Fire Station 71.

The event features live music, family fun and refreshments. Founded in 1953 as a volunteer fire department, the organization now serves 62 square miles across the northern portion of unincorporated Harris County with multiple fire stations.

Spring Fire Station 71 is located at 646 E. Louetta in Spring. Learn more at www.facebook.com/springfdtx.

Peel for a Purpose:
Local nonprofit group Boots for Troops presents its third annual Peel for a Purpose Crawfish Festival from 1 to 8:30 p.m. on April 29 at Show Sports Farm near Magnolia. Online tickets start at $29.

The music festival features live performances from Brian Sacco and Mandi Powell, Gary Kyle, Josh Ward and Casey Donahew. Bounce houses and non-crawfish food options will also be available.

Show Sports Farm is located at 32931 Wright Road in Stagecoach. Learn more at www.boots4troops.org.

Cars and Coffee:
Magnolia’s First Cars and Coffee returns April 29 from 8 to 10 a.m. behind the Brookshire Brothers grocery store.

Sponsored by Magnolia’s First Baptist Church, the event welcomes all cars and enthusiasts and organizers are working on planning a burger run after this month’s event.

Brookshire Brothers is located at 18525 FM 1488 in Magnolia. Learn more at www.m1bc.org.

May 1

Three exhibits:
Three Spring art exhibitions continue their run at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts through May 13. Admission is free and a $5 suggested donation for adults.

Making his debut at the Pearl, photographer Mark Burns’ “America’s Western Landscape” features more than 50 pieces selected by the artist consisting of black and white, color and hand-colorized black and white photographs. Artist Lindy Chambers’ “Hidden Beauty in the Ordinary” features paintings of rural Texas life and the countryside. Photographer Craig Robbins’ “All That’s Left” features photographs of similar landscapes and objects which create a unique series when viewed side by side.

Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts is located at 6815 Cypresswood Drive in Spring. Learn more at www.pearlmfa.org.

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