HOUSTON, TX (Top40 Charts / Bayou City Art Festival)
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2014, produced by Art Colony Association, proudly introduces "Bayou City After Dark," a can't miss downtown destination event. Enjoy fine art, drinks and live performances by Martha Wash
of The Weather Girls, C+C Music
Factory and Black
Box fame, as well as Grady Gaines & The Texas
Upsetters on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 5 to 9:30pm.
Susan Fowler, Executive Director
of the Art Colony Association said, "We are extremely excited to launch After Dark
with the twice Grammy nominated Martha Wash
and hometown favorite Grady Gaines & The Texas
Upsetters. We thought this would be the perfect addition to the festival, offering a place to relax, drink and listen to great music on a Saturday night downtown."
With Houston's iconic skyline as a backdrop, 300 national and international juried fine and visual performing artists working in 19 media will turn Downtown Houston
into an entertainment mecca from 10am to 9:30pm on Saturday, October 11 and from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, October 12. Discounted, advance tickets are on sale now through September
30, 2014 at https://bit.ly/1spW6kV.
Known to many as "the Queen
of Clubland," Martha Wash
is the voice behind some of the most well-known pop hits of all time, including: It's Raining Men, Sweat (Everybody Dance Now), Strike
It Up and her latest singles, Dream
On and the I'm Not Coming Down Remix.
Kicking off the evening is award-winning Grady Gaines & The Texas
Upsetters who recorded numerous classics, with Little
Richard including: Long Tall Sally, Send Me Some Lovin' and Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On.
NOMAD Sound of Austin, Texas
will debut live painting and architectural video mapping performance pieces, projected in real time onto Houston's downtown buildings.
About Bayou City Art Festival:
Now in its 43rd year, the Art Colony Association has raised more than $35 million for local nonprofit programs through the festivals. This collaborative nonprofit event puts 100 percent of the proceeds back into the community through ACA's 16 nonprofit partners. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston
through the Houston
Arts Alliance, corporate sponsorships, private contributions, in-kind support and volunteer assistance. For more information, please visit artcolonyassociation.org