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The Joint is Jumpin': Big Band Favorites

  • Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Drive Houston, TX, 77030 United States (map)

The greatest music of the Greatest Generation

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Houston Chamber Choir’s second concert of the season boasts a program of hits from the Big Band Era that have won the hearts of listeners over many decades. The evening will include songs such as Fats Waller’s “The Joint is Jumpin,’” Louis Prima’s “Sing, Sing, Sing,” and Cole Porter’s “Night and Day.” As with all concerts at Miller Outdoor Theatre, this will be a presentation open to the entire city of Houston, with ample free seating on the hill and around the park. 

Tickets for assigned seating under the canopy can be acquired by visiting the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the event.    


This concert is sponsored in part by the City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board.


Free parking is available at the large central parking lot in front of the Houston Zoo, near Miller Outdoor Theatre, and at the McGovern Centennial Gardens. Free parking is also available at the golf course clubhouse located at the corner of Almeda and MacGregor and at the Bayou Parkland Pavilion. A for-pay parking garage is available at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. 

Please note, Parking Lot C, previously accessible off Hermann Park Drive across from Miller Outdoor Theatre, has been replaced with a new lot located off Hermann Drive with entrances at Crawford and Jackson Streets. The new lot has extensive landscaping to help keep the lot cooler, pedestrian access to Miller Outdoor Theatre, and more spots than the old lot! More info and a downloadable map can be found here.

On weekends, visitors may park in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage at the corner of Cambridge and Fannin across from the Park for a flat rate of $6 per day (subject to change by Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Garage).


The Miller Outdoor Theatre has a drop-off lane for handicapped patrons on Hermann Park Drive across the McGovern Centennial Gardens.

Limited handicapped parking is available on the Miller lot behind the theatre.

Earlier Event: September 29
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