Willie Nelson to open new 713 Music Hall in Houston

by: Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli

Live Nation’s new Houston venue is scheduled to open in just a few months.

According to a news release, the 713 Music Hall will be ready for its official unveiling on Nov. 17, with Willie Nelson as the inaugural performance.

“The much-anticipated concert venue will start to host an eclectic range of shows this November with tickets on sale Friday, Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. on 713MusicHall.com.”

Here is a look at the opening concert lineup:

  • Nov. 17: Willie Nelson & Family
  • Nov. 18: RÜFÜS DU SOL with Flight Facilities
  • Nov. 19: RÜFÜS DU SOL with Flight Facilities
  • Nov. 20: Whiskey Myers with The Steel Woods, Bones Owens
  • Nov. 21: Evanescence + Halestorm with Plush
  • Dec. 31: Khruangbin with Aidan Kennedy
  • Feb. 11: Erasure with Bag Raiders

The venue was announced earlier in 2021 and will be “one of the most unique performance venues in Texas.”

“Housed in the city’s latest major downtown development project POST Houston, the 713 Music Hall will be a key anchor in transforming the historic Barbara Jordan Post Office into a hub for culture, food, shopping and recreation with an expected 100 events annually,” the release said.

The venue has a capacity for 5,000 people and, according to the release, will bring job opportunities for people looking to work in venue and event management.

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