Tagged with Music

The Lumineers at the Woodlands

The Lumineers at the Woodlands

Last month we took the girls to their first proper concert – the Lumineers at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion in The Woodlands, just North of Houston. The venue is a great place to take children as it is outdoors, so not too loud, with a big grassy lawn for running around on but the … Continue reading

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

I have many memories of putting on “shows” for my family from an early age with my sisters. It started with Christmas song performances when we were tiny, using the curtain in front of the French windows at my grandparents house as the curtains on the stage, spending many minutes giggling behind it whilst we … Continue reading

Norah Jones at the Bayou Music Center

To celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary we went to see Norah Jones in concert at the Bayou Music Center on Saturday night.  We listened to Norah Jones a lot when we first met, so it seemed a fitting thing to do. Norah Jones arrived on stage with very little fanfare, followed by her band, and … Continue reading

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Friday night was Oktoberfest at the club.  We hadn’t planned on going along but the girls were in a good mood so we wandered up.  I had great misgivings about what the girls would eat and what they would think of it all and this was made worse by the fact that they were the … Continue reading

Ben Folds Five live in Houston

  My Lovely Husband and I went to see a great band this week, Ben Folds Five, at the Bayou Music Center in Houston. I’ve liked them since they had a hit in the UK in the 1990s.  The songs are great, with beautiful, often funny, lyrics and the band are all great musicians.  The … Continue reading