Downtown Houston’s Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off February 28
House of Blues Krewe Du Blue Mardi Gras celebration returns to downtown Houston kicking offFriday, February 28. The party features Big Easy eats and treats, along with live entertainment throughout the weekend returning to Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday, March 4.
The festivities start Friday in Crossroads at House of Blues with the Krewe Du Blue Mardi Gras Happy Hour at 3 p.m. Guests will enjoy specialty drinks, House of Blues N’awlins-inspired favorites, king cake and more. Plus, live music starting at 5 p.m. from Lil’ Brian and The Zydeco Travelers and Funk 4AM. The Krewe Du Blue second-line brass band parade and bead toss makes its way through the House beginning at 8 p.m.
The Krewe Du Blue Mardi Gras Bash starts at 7 p.m. in the Bronze Peacock Room. Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit with guests Electric Attitude and the Platinum Players Zydeco Band will take partygoers on a musical trip through the French Quarter with an evening of zydeco, funk, soul, rock and delta blues. Revelers headed to the Music Hall will enjoy a little lagniappe alongside headliners The Expendables and special guests Stick Figue and Seedless. Specialty drinks, beads and themed bar bites will be featured throughout the venue.
Live music in Crossroads at House of Blues is free and open to all ages. General admission tickets for the Krewe Du Blue Mardi Gras Bash are $10 (all ages). General admission tickets for The Expendables are $18 in advance and $22 day of show (all ages). Tickets are on sale now and available at the House of Blues Box Office, Company Store, by calling 888.40.BLUES and online at Ticketmaster.com and HouseofBlues.com.
House of Blues is located at 1204 Caroline St. in GreenStreet downtown. To visit, catch the free Greenlink bus and exit at Dallas and San Jacinto, take Metro Rail to Main Street Square Metro Station or enjoy a quick walk from many of the nearby landmarks. Convenient, connected parking is available in the garage located on Clay between Main and Fannin. Guests can safely access GreenStreet via a Sky Bridge. Advance parking available at www.parkwhiz.com/hobhouston .
For a complete schedule of upcoming House of Blues Houston events, visit House of Blues online at www.HouseofBlues.com/Houston . Connect with House of Blues at www.facebook.com/HOBHouston , www.twitter.com/HOBHouston and www.instagram.com/HOBHouston .