Elf, the hit musical based on the motion picture of the same name, is now in Houston. The eight remaining performances hit Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center December 17th through December 22nd.
Lorde is set to embark on a 16 date headlining tour through the U.S. and Canada next March. The 17-year-old earned four Grammy nominations and became the first solo female artist to top the U.S. alternative songs charts since 1996 with her hit song “Royals.” The New Zealander sensation comes to Houston at the Bayou Music Center on Wednesday, March 5th.
Alamo Bowl: Oregon Ducks vs. Texas Longhorns comes to the Alamodome in San Antonio on December 30th. Oregon (10-2) will face off against Texas (8-4), who’s strong running game is surely a factor in being favorites to win. The Ducks have six consecutive 10-win seasons and are counting on defense and their offense line to carry them to victory.
Atlanta, Georgia, will play host to the Chick-fil-a Bowl: Duke Blue Devils vs. Texas A&M Aggies. The Duke Blue Devils are 10-3, which is a school-record win season for the team. Now the Coastal Division champs will face off against Texas’ own Aggies lead by 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel. The action comes to the Georgia Dome on December 31st.
College Bowl fever hits Houston with several marque college football lineups taking place. From the BCS Championship Game, Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Orange Bowl and Cotton Bowl; we can also look forward to the Texas Bowl as the Syracuse Orange battle the Minnesota Golden Gophers, held at the Reliant Stadium, while our very own Houston Cougars duke it out in the BBVA Compass Bowl against the Vanderbilt Commodores in Birmingham, while the Rice Owls compete in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl versus the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Memphis.
Lady Gaga had to cancel most of her “Born This Way Ball” because of a hip injury that required surgery. But now she is back with a Spring 2014 tour, renamed in honor of her third studio album, “ARTPOP.” Now called “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball,” the tour rolls into the Toyota Center in Houston on 16th of July.
In support of their third studio album, “Midnight Memories,” One Direction is launching a 2014 stadium tour for the U.S. and Canada. Houston fans will get to see the mega-group when they come to Reliant Stadium on August 22nd of next year.
WWE: TLC action is coming to Houston, but TLC doesn’t stand for “Tender Loving Care” but rather “Tables, Ladders & Chairs” as John Cena, Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose and more take to the Toyota Center for a wild night of WWE action.